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- Opening Doors Through Poetry and Short Fiction
It was five years later that poetry truly claimed me. There, in the library on the cover of a just-returned book of poetry, I saw my face â€” a black womanâ€™s face â€” reflected back to me. Nikki Giovanniâ€™s face gazing out from her book, Black Feeling ...
- Mbuyiseni Oswald Mtshali Poems
Published by Lionel Abrahams of Renoster in 1971, with a foreword written by Nadine Gordimer, this book went on to become the best-selling poetry book in South African history. more
- Poetry reading to be held at Waterford library
â€œThe Creative Process of Poetry, Remembering late Waterford Poet Jim Gustafsonâ€ is 7-8:30 p.m. featuring a panel of published guest poets: Meredith Counts, niece of Jim Gustafson; Ken Mikolowski and Glen Armstrong. Gustafson was born in Pontiac and ...
- Kristof: Trump is inspirational ... for poetry
My readers have the best words, as Donald Trump might say. Evidence for that comes from the caliber of the 2,750 poems submitted to my Trump poetry contest. With the help of the Poetry Society of America, Iâ€™ve picked my winners, and here they are ...
- EXCLUSIVE: 'Body in a suitcase' murderer boyfriend writes a poem of regret about being a bad father and ex Heather Mack's 'drug addiction' as his daughter is taken away from prison
On her second birthday, March 17, the innocent girl shifted from life inside notorious Kerobokan Prison ... see his daughter - and the 24-year-old has opened up his heart in a poem, which is published for the first time today. Entitled 'For Not Being ...
- Halsey recited an incredibly emotional poem about sexual abuse at the 2018 Women's March
In the poem, Halsey described several visceral examples of sexual abuse in her life. She described visiting Planned Parenthood at the age of 14 with a friend who was raped by an adult at an after-school program. Next, she described being 7 years old and ...
- McDaniel, Boys & Girls Club of Westminster begin holidays with annual celebration
The sounds of Christmas carols echoed throughout Decker Center Forum, guitar mixing with the cheers and squeals ... the McDaniel College Student Government Association, Phi Sigma Sigma, the Poetry Slam Club, the Radio Club and Phi Kappa Sigma.
- Piedmont/Montclair calendar: Oakland library book sale this weekend
Create Poetry Postcards. Celebrate National Poetry Month by creating mini works of art themed around poetry written by yourself or famous poets. Art supplies, as well as printed poetry, will be available for inspiration, but feel free to bring your own.
- Iranian Film Report: Asghar Farhadi Speaks On His Newest Film
â€œA contemporary Iranian take on classic film noir and Gothic horror,â€ reports Jessica Kiang for Variety ... He writes video game, music, and movie reviews, poetry, comic books, bad dreams and good copy. NYC is his serpentine loa.
- My Greatest Accomplishment
I hope anyone who reads this poem will find a new sense of love and appreciation ... There was nothing on this earth that I loved more than my family.
- Iconic Canadian WWI poem re-created in poppies
Col. John McCrae after the horrifically bloody second battle of Ypres in Belgium, in 1915. McCrae penned the first draft of his poem following the death of one of his best friends, 22-year-old Lt. Alexis Helmer, who was killed along with another young ...
- Q&A: Success of spoken-word event is Poetic Justice for Corey Black
And Maya Angelouâ€™s poetry was used in the movie ... I said, â€œMr. Singleton, my name is Corey Black, and Iâ€™ve really been influenced by a lot of your work.â€ He said he liked my T-shirt, a shirt I had on from the Brooklyn Museum saying â€œWe Wanted ...
- Personal Perspectives into Nenebiâ€™s poetry album, â€œCoke in the Flagstaffâ€
Reviewing a Poetry album, not a Spoken Word album per say, is one of the most challenging thing a reviewer can put him/herself through. Unlike music albums, which have attained fluidity in terms of their reviews, reviewing a poetry album is like embarking ...
- F&H Dailyâ€™s Ninth Annual Black Bart Award Week
Another thing: he believed himself a bit of an artist leaving poetry at the scene of some of his holdups ... and name the Black Bart Award winner for 2017 â€”then Fox and Hounds Daily will be off until January 2, 2018.
- Missed Connections: The Lunch Counter Where I Often Showed Up In Your Bed
The Missed Connections forum on Craigslist is a wasteland of terrible poetry, dick pics, and whining, but among the detritus are some truly fascinating, funny, and occasionally sweet entries. The following are highlights from the Western Mass Missed ...