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- Donâ€™t Ask Your Child to Forgive
And yet. Photo by delfi de la Rua on Unsplash A fundamentalist enforcement of forgiveness can lead to lasting harm, in ways that I have personally experienced as a child in conservative evangelical culture. We have a responsibility to unpack those ...
- Bulletin Board: Contests, internships, scholarships and more
The last date to apply is August 15. To know more, visit www.indiapost.gov.in/vas/Pages/IndiaPostHome.aspx. Wordweavers Poetry Contest 2017 is inviting applications from students above 16 years of age. Interested candidates have to write poetry in about ...
- Writers Daisy Fried and Roy Kesey Work with Gunston English Students
Recent poems have been published in the London Review of Books, The Nation, The New Republic, Poetry, The Threepenny Review and Best American Poetry 2013. She reviews books of poetry for The New York Times, Poetry and The Threepenny Review, and won the ...
- Going Out Guide for the District of Columbia, April 9-15, 2015
Cherry blossom events, poetry and paintings, ?Swan Lake?, Cherokee Days, plays, concerts and comedy
- Getting married in a church? Here are some great wedding music options!
There are so many ways to make your wedding personal and beautiful during the ceremony ... The Reflection after Communion is often a poem, short reading or passage from a book/film/play that means a lot to the couple getting married.
- Legendary Musician & Poet Leonard Cohen Dead At 82
The cause of death is now unknown. Hundreds of people gathered outside ... "There's just a real expansion of subject matter and preoccupation in the later books of poetry, such as "Flowers for Hitler, ' 'Parasites of Heaven" you begin to see a rapid ...
- Handwritten poem by Anne Frank up for auction in Netherlands
While the first four lines of the text are well-known among such poems "written by girls, for girls", the auction house has so far not traced the origins of the final four lines. "The second half might possibly even be composed by" Anne Frank, Blankevoort ...
- 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 ...
- The Conditions Are Always Impossible
Lily Blacksell talks to Luke Kennard about poetry, fiction, and the writing process. A poem isnâ€™t about you, in the end. I find fiction a lot more exposing. Thereâ€™s sometimes a misconception that politeness is disingenuous, that itâ€™s just a manner or ...
- 13,000 at writers conference having best, versed of times in Minneapolis
As thousands of people have discovered in the past couple days, Minneapolis is quite the literary city. At least, Adrian Todd Zuniga, host of Literary Death Match, thinks so.
- Guest Post: Moments. A Poem from The Parent Game
She messaged me on Facebook back in the middle of May explaining that she had written a poem for us about our impending arrival ... A moment in wonder, in life all brand-new, And knowing this journey was all about you.
- Friend Poems - Poems For Friend - Missing Puzzle Piece
When some people are depressed, they lose themselves. They lose a part of themselves, like a puzzle loses a piece. I have been lost, and depressed. I would have to say that I am a puzzle, and I am missing a piece. I try everyday to figure out what the ...
- Award-winning Playwright, Poet and Broadcaster Lemn Sissay
However Lemn Sissay said, â€œWhen I am with my poems I am with my friends. So I chose to be addressed as a poet. I am a poet, poets must cross between boundaries.â€ Lemn Sissay is working on his Autobiography to be written and published in 2017.
- Abeokutaâ€¦ a feast of books, arts on the rock
Perhaps, the closing Poetry and Palmwine Party became a fitting toast to a lavish weeklong festival that celebrated books and arts and those who produce them in Abeokuta. The festival ended a week today, but its memories, as Nigeriaâ€™s gathering of ...
- Shortlist for Man Booker Prize is half American
Last year, Paul Beatty became the first American to win the prize ... â€œThe tale is told in vivid language whose poetry survives even its last dark catastrophe, with no punches pulled,â€ said one judge, the artist Tom Phillips.