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- Rapping my head around my love for literature
Went to a local college in Oakland and got my bachelorâ€™s in poetry. Actually, I wrote my senior thesis on ... and I am reminded why I love English literature. The stories, the words and the intense passion in each writerâ€™s voice speaks to me as my ...
- The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Adrian Matejka
The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Adrian Matejka about his new ... By that I mean, honest and not trying to amplify some mythological version of myself. I was a poor, geeky black kid in Indianapolis. There is nothing mythological about that.
- Who is Atticus? West Coast Canadian's short poems long on inspiration
I think it is a resurgence of poetry and a whole new audience is having ... mostly 14- to 35-year-old female fan base faster than you can say â€œTeen Vogue is the new journalismâ€ is: Love her but leave her wild. Atticusâ€™s Insta feed is sparse in ...
- A letter to my best friend, who has always provided the love my ~situationships~ never could
Last month brought a little something called my 24th birthday â€” also known as millennial purgatory ... Love: The four letter word that has been both the stuff of great poetry and the catalyst for erroneous Tinder swipes. Between you and me â€” and ...
- Texas Cops Tasered a Handcuffed Kid to Deathâ€“on his Testicles
If you are one of those Christians who spent years and years defending torture, you own this. You thought it would all stay overseas and only be inflicted on foreigners. But the Warrior Cop mentality brings home all these nightmare practices and inflicts ...
- Bongbong Marcos writes birthday poem for Rodrigo Duterte
MANILA, Philippines â€“ Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte celebrated his 71st birthday on Monday, March 28. Before his special day ended, a good friend channeled his inner Shakespeare and wrote the presidential candidate a poem. Marcos said he was the one ...
- Maybe Christmas is the Christian Hanukkah
Which one came first and how are they related? (Of course, the real inquiry every December should be: can the spiritual poetry of either of these festivals be saved as against the maddening mercantile macramÃ© of this annual run to the solar finish line?)
- Eddie Vedder May Write Song Based On A Recent Death
In Billboardâ€˜s new article on the life and death of Pearl Jamâ€™s â€œJeremyâ€ star Trevor Wilson, Trevorâ€™s mother Diane recalls talking to the videoâ€™s director Mark Pellington last year about Trevorâ€™s poetry. Pellington then discussed a ...
- Prose and Poems, The Real Gaelic Gift
Local poet Peter Holland remembers George Bernard Shaw for the ... Folks around the world can hear the show online at WGBH.org or friend him on Facebook here. Wordsmith Gary Whitford is enthused by an Irish storyteller that toured the mythopoetic men ...
- Post-Truth and Chaos
Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know. Are the post-truthers Romantic poets, then? Somehow I think not, but I suspect we have arrived at this confused place in part because of a deep misunderstanding of the relationship of invention to truth.
- Slave Poet's Lost Essay On 'Individual Influence' Resonates Through Centuries
George Moses Horton published a book of poetry in 1829, when he was still a slave in North Carolina. He went on to write several volumes, which never earned enough money to buy his freedom â€” though he became a frequent presence on campus at the ...
- National Urdu Seminar: Trends In Modern Urdu Poetry Deliberated - Orissadiary.com
Orissadiary.comNational Urdu Seminar: Trends In Modern Urdu Poetry DeliberatedOrissadiary.comReport by Badal Tah, Bhadrak: The two-day National Urdu Seminar on â€œTrends & Nature in Modern Urdu Poetryâ€ sponsored by National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language, Ministry of HRD, Govt of India and organized by Rizwani Welfare Association, ...and more »
- A poem for General Secretary Trump
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- The Fun That Is Book Spine Poetry
Book spine poetry! Itâ€™s where you arrange the spines of your books in such a way that the titles form a poem. Itâ€™s inventive, fun, and totally cutting edge! Libraries, bookstores, schools, publishers, and many other organizations and institutions are ...
- Lawyers for teen charged in teacher slaying want trial moved
SALEM, Mass. (AP) â€” Lawyers for the Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his math teacher have told a judge they plan to seek a change of venue for the trial.