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- Poetry event at Duxbury Free Library
DUXBURY â€“ Poetry at Duxbury Free Library: 1 p.m. April 27, 77 Alden St., Duxbury. Celebrating National Poetry Month, the Duxbury Free Library and the Duxbury Senior Center join their poetic voices to bring the mystery and magic of poetry alive in the ...
- Teen thoughts: Under blanket of snow, all of us are equal
Iâ€™m here to offer another shovelful to the towering heap of poems about snow that have already been written. I almost didnâ€™t, not wanting to add to the clichÃ©-ness of it all. But I couldnâ€™t help myself, for the dripping icicles dangling off the ...
- 25 Literacy Projects In Pursuit Of 21st Century Literacy
Poetry, Objects and Childrenâ€™s Voices ... Participants also receive free and discounted books thanks to a voucher system, and online and in-person events and contests round out the festivities. Based in Australia, this organization brings together ...
- A Polish Poet Leaves Verse Behind, but Not His Lost City
Readers of his poems will recognize his preoccupation with Lvov, a city lost to his parents and their friends after Poland ceded it to the Soviet Ukraine after World War II. With it, they also lost culture, beauty and any sense of being at home.
- Poet Wesley McNair journies from grief to hope
Writing poetry is a little like praying ... are gone. It all left him numb and sad, until eventually McNair moved through his grief and began to see the world in different colors. His poems shifted from sickness and dark to healing and light.
- A Celebration of Hafezâ€™s Birthday
Just as Iranians celebrate Hafez's birthday with recitations of his poetry, so too will NU students (in Persian and English). There will also be a short discussion about his life and works. And birthday cake! From the BBC: 'Shams-ud-din Muhammad Hafiz (c.
- Great Basin College welcomes Cowboy Poetry
ELKO â€“ The power - and fun - of storytelling is explored in-depth by cowboy poet Andy Wilkinson and audio producer Adam Burke at Great Basin College during the 33rd National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. GBC will host presentations by Wilkinson and Burke ...
- 8 new memoirs that you need on your nightstand
Part memoir, part poetry anthology, Jill Bialoskyâ€™s upcoming book highlights ... covering the latest in beauty, fashion, lifestyle, female empowerment, culture, relationships, friendship, careers, and issues that matter most to young womenâ€™s lives.
- A Distance Friend - Poem by Scott Michaud
My friend is a distance away on the Pacific coast. We talk everyday send a text everyday either day or nighthere for him. t I'm always there for him offering my support. Like any friend would be. Talking with him makes me feel I'm actually there.
- From home to HomePlace... the inspirational life and literature of an iconic poet
â€œPoetry is a vast subject, as old as history and older,â€ states Encyclopaedia Britannica along with some pessimistic conclusions about â€œthe difficulty or impossibility of defining poetryâ€! With Britannicaâ€™s thousands of specialist-academics thus ...
- Morristown author publishes book of poetry; reading set for Sept. 13
Lynne McEniry, director of the Academic Success Center at the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morris Township, recently published her first book of poetry: Some Other Wet Landscape. A member of the CSE staff since 1996, McEniry says her book of poems deals ...
- Hebrew Golden Age Poet Solomon Ibn Gabirol in New Translation
... Bible but from Arabic models and though considerably more formalized than biblical poetry. Describing a storm at night, Ibn Gabirol says: The night put on black chain mailâ€” thunder pierced it with a lightning lance. He says of a palace in the ...
- 10 of the Best Percy Shelley Poems Everyone Should Read
shortly after her death, he would marry the new love of his life, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin). â€˜The Mask of Anarchyâ€™. Sometimes called â€˜The Masque of Anarchyâ€™, this political poem was written in response to the above-mentioned Peterloo Massacre ...
- Acton Public Library accepting poetry contest submissions
OLD SAYBROOK >> The Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Road, announces its 23rd annual Poetry Competition. Submissions will be accepted through February 21, 2017 at the library. The rules for participants are as follows: poems must be original and ...
- Runnels sophomore named top 10 winner in writing contest
Runnels High School sophomore Sam Haase is a top 10 winner in Creative Communicationsâ€™ Summer 2017 Poetry Contest. He was recognized for his original poem, â€œSwamp Escape,â€ which will be published in the upcoming anthology, â€œA Celebration of Poets.â€