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- Author Patrick T. Reardon: â€˜Embrace the pain of life as well as joysâ€™
Reardon, longtime Chicago writer, out with a new book of poems on faith, family and the death of his brother, raised Catholic in Austin, believes not running â€œaway from the hard stuffâ€ is a â€œkind of prayer.â€ â€œLived my whole life in Chicago.
- â€œNow is the time for SA to take up the pen and not the swordâ€: AVBOB launches poetry campaign
Today, Mandela Day â€“ AVBOB are launching their much anticipated Poetry Campaign. Now is the time for us, as a nation, to take up the pen and not the sword. This is when we should focus on what unites, rather than divides us. And the AVBOB poetry project ...
- Poetry Friday: â€œLoveâ€™s Lastâ€ by Christian Wiman
under what survives of sky. I learned too late how to live. Child, teach me how to die. Christian Wimanâ€™s newest book of poems is Once in the West, published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. He teaches at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music.
- Russell Simmons Says He's Negotiating for Chance the Rapper to Host a 'Def Poetry Jam' Reboot
If you watched Def Poetry Jam back when it originally aired from 2002 to 2007, this could be an exciting development for you. And if you didn't watch it, this could be as good a time as any to start. Emphasis on could be. We say that because on Friday ...
- PTC Sponsors Annual Black History Month Poetry Jam
Students, faculty and staff at Piedmont Technical College recently participated in an Open Mic Poetry Jam in celebration of Black History Month. Presenters included guest poet Moody Black of the award-winning Upstate â€œSay What?!â€ Slam Team.
- Poems for Patience annual competition
Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust is seeking entries again for its annual poetry competition. Poems entered in the competition should be no more than 30 lines long and they must be the original work of the entrant. Poems previously published in ...
- No mystery here: Edgar Allen Poe lends poetry to Army's receiving corps
The 117th edition of the game will kick off on Saturday. USA TODAY Sports WEST POINT, N.Y. â€” Edgar Allen Poe returns to Baltimore on Saturday, but itâ€™s no ghost story. Though the name might conjure the dark fiction and bleak Gothic poetry of one of ...
- The Audio Book Club Gets Tangled Up in Blue
Join us! Advertisement This spring, the Audio Book Club will also try something slightly new. While Americans dust off their college copies of The Origins of Totalitarianism and 1984, we are going to read Sun Tzuâ€™s 514 B.C. treatise The Art of War.
- Bang Said The Gun; Poetry for People Who Donâ€™t Like Poetry, On Tour
As the brain child of two of Londonâ€™s most vibrant off the wall poets ... Homemade maracas handed out to the audience quickly establish this is no ordinary poetry slam, but an anarchic and hilarious show that explodes what you thought poetry had to ...
- Letters recall phase of longing in life of Faiz
Faiz sahab had translated his letters in Urdu too and I did the same for Alys ... Interspersed by the best of Faiz's poetry and a little music, the performance was first staged in 2011 and has since travelled to over 13 cities including Lahore in 2013.
- Sidewalk Poetry Contest Nominations Sought
Residents of Cambridge of any age are invited to submit one poem of their own work to the 2017 Sidewalk Poetry Contest. Submissions will be accepted February 15 â€“ March 15, 2017. The deadline for submissions is 11:59pm on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.
- Pet Therapy Helps Seniors at Poet's Walk Sarasota
Poetâ€™s Walk communities, located throughout the United States ... Thanks for your feedback! Now share it with your friends! Originally published Oct 19, 2017. This post is contributed by a community member. The views expressed in this post are the ...
- Have you ever experienced the touch of death ?
Ive felt her thieving hands run through my hair. Ive felt her abandoned palms hold my skin. Had her frostbite fingers trace the paths of a thousand winters across my face. I watched as she stole everything from me. Helplessly watching as it all ...
- Book Club Announcement: Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life
In the introduction to her book Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life, physicist and oceanographer Helen Czerski says that â€œthese days, we live on the shore of an ocean of knowledge, one with regular tsunamis that threaten our sanity.
- May den Engelsen
displaying a rare erotic talent, [that] show miraculously and without insulting ... During the late 1920s and early 30s Harry and Caresse became intimate with Frans and May, sharing art, poetry, partners, beds and experiences with drugs Crosby was a ...