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- Friends honor, remember legendary Utah cowboy poet
OGDEN â€” Cowboy, boxer, poet and friend â€” one of the Top of Utah's greatest performers left a lot of legacies before he died on New Year's Day. Donald "Don" Kennington is well remembered by his closest friends as a man of many talents, and to others he ...
- Inside a Poetâ€™s Mind
Her mind works in intricate ways. I attempted a cento which is using lines from different poets work to create a poem of my own. Cento is a latin word that means patchwork. Homer and Virgil were famous for this style of poetry.
- Southwest Youth and Family Services gala honors â€˜genuine, giving, caringâ€™ volunteers Jim Guenther & Sandy Adams
Last Saturday night, we mentioned the Southwest Youth and Family Services Night of Giving Gala â€“ including ... From one-on-one conversations with SWYFS staff about program needs to poetry readings and music performed by current participants.
- Poetry Interview: Austin Allen
Late in her life she became friends with Muhammad Ali ... Does your understanding of â€œgood manhoodâ€ manifest itself in your poetry in any tangible ways? Being a good man is always a matter of aspiration, like being a good writer.
- Tuesday Poetry Diary For Everybody #2
Clio2 and Angmar have been running a diary series called CLASSIC POETRY that is often very wonderful. Clio2 suggested I start a diary series in which DKos members could share some of their poems. I thought about it and this is number two. I invite ...
- Weekend events for Lane County and beyond, Feb. 10-11
Inspirational Sounds Gospel Choir presents a concert at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Northwood Christian Church, 2425 Harvest Lane in Springfield. Free; 541-517-3770. North Bend Public Library, 1800 Sherman Ave. in North Bend, presents a poetry reading ...
- Journal reviewers offer their favorite books of 2017
A heartbreaking tale of love and redemption, stepped in gothic tones and, ultimately ... This pastoral fable places a poetry teacher in a fantastical academic hamlet where he encounters the great poets and their work. "Notes on a Foreign Country: An ...
- Emily DeMaioNewton '18 receives top recognition in New York Times essay contest
Other winners in the contest included students from Trinity University, New York University, Columbia University and the University of Chicago. In 2016, DeMaioNewton was among three winners in Elon's Fredrick Hartmann Poetry Contest and she took second ...
- Summer Workshop: Kids San Diego Poetry Annual
Poems will be published in the 2017 Kids! San Diego Poetry Annual. Students and family will be invited to a free annual reading in December to celebrate the poets. Workshop facilitator: poet Jim Moreno, regional editor, the San Diego Poetry Annual.
- Poetry in pre-Islamic Arabia
Poetry was the sole medium of literary expression in pre-Islamic Arabia. In a real sense, it was the only form of art. This is related at least partially to the high Semitic reverence for the word that weâ€™ve already mentioned. Itâ€™s also undoubtedly ...
- How Julian of Norwich Changed My Life
I had never experienced communal silence before. It was a day that changed my life. I often hear people tell me that they are uncomfortable with silence, theyâ€™re afraid of it, they donâ€™t know what to do with it. I must be a lucky man â€” for when I ...
- Celebrate National Poetry Month with poetry festival events
Donâ€™t like poetry? Think again â€“ youâ€™ll have a blast at these unique (and mostly free) celebrations. Singing in the Dark Times Singing in the Dark Times kicks of the festival with a meet and greet with local social justice organizations, poetry bus ...
- Our Family Secret Was Death
Ever valiant, my father once explained to my sister and I that the cause of death was when a personâ€™s heart stopped ... She has won the CBC Literary Award for poetry, the Walrus Prize for poetry, and the McNally Robinson Manitoba Book of the Year Award.
- Poets who took Indian poetry to the next level
Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful - Rita Frances Dove Poetry is to literature what soul is to the body. The rhythmic verses swell with the deepest emotions of the poet and settle in the heart of the readers. Belonging to the rich ...
- Poetry reading at Ridgefield Library to celebrate Black History Month
Art in Common, a Ridgefield nonprofit, will host an evening of poetry at the Ridgefield Library Thursday at 7 p.m to celebrate Black History Month. Art in Common raises money to support refugee artists in Connecticut by hosting art events in the area.