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- Politics, poetry
Accusations of poetryâ€™s failure to respond to the â€˜politicalâ€™ seem to discount the recent increase in the diversity of voices being heard in British and American poetry- voices that arise from a wider range of gender and racial perspectives than ...
- Poetry for the winter solstice
To celebrate the shortest day of the year, poetry was broadcast throughout the day on BBC Radio ... for youâ€¦ Simon Armitage thinks Sir Gawain is crossing the Wirral. A poem for this very day, the solstice, the shortest day, what John Donne called the ...
- Cynthia Nixon stars in 'A Quiet Passion,' biopic about poet Emily Dickinson (review)
"A Quiet Passion" illuminates a life that, by any conventional measure, was sad and lonely. But the film wants us to look beyond the surface and celebrate the brightly burning soul that turned pain and introspection into some of the loveliest poetry ever ...
- How Poets Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Academy
Poets organize conferences whose participants and audiences are other poets. And poets are, increasingly, not just the foremost experts on poetry in our culture but the only experts. This state of affairs can be fairly described as one of modernismâ€™s ...
- Writing Space ; an open diary
This is mine, a place where there is no restrictions of what I can write, a place where I can post of so-called poetry or what I shamelessly called lyrics.
- Three poets read at Notre Dame
Lucasâ€™ poetry collections include â€œÃ‰picas marinasâ€ and â€œNo ... Office of Culture and research coordinator of Queer Studies Montevideo. Admission is free.
- Major Jackson Heads Up Obama Tribute, in Poetry
As the tenure of the first black president of the United States came to a close, Vermont poet Major Jackson felt compelled to commemorate the significant event. Jackson is a professor at the University of Vermont and poetry editor of the prestigious ...
- BBNaijaâ€™s Miyonse Is Currently Dating Someone And Sheâ€™s TBoss, See The Poems Heâ€™s Been Writing To Herâ€¦See Peopleâ€™s Reactios
BBNaijaâ€™s Miyonse, is obviously love stricken with an unknown woman and weâ€™re sure we know who the celebrity Chef has fallen for as he has taken to his Instagram, to pen down a romantic poem to this mystery lady. Although the gentleman didnâ€™t ...
- Father Poem: A Child's Hug
There are times when life overwhelms us. We talk and try to resolve our problems. We seek the All Mighty's Mercy. From the helpless we ask, they deem us crazy. We run around in circles to the point of dejavue. When we finish the round we start over again.
- Lincoln's Private Side: Friend, Poet, Jokester
On the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, we learn that the 16th U.S. president was a public powerhouse â€” with fascinating private dimensions.
- Human Relations Commission honors Topeka poets with Scroggins Award
Poetry of respect will be the focus of a presentation near ... for the Department of Housing and Urban Development and with the NAACP. Billings is an African-American poet, playwright, actress and nurse whose readers have dubbed her the â€œMaya Angelou ...
- He never tried to seduce their girls or boys
Julian at Antioch One reason the emperorâ€™s favor grew estranged Was Antioch, although Christian, seemed unchanged From former ... and has published poems in many magazines, such as the New Orleans Review, The Iowa Review, Chronicles, and Town Creek ...
- Neighbourhood hip hop, classics for kids with autism top weekend arts list
They're designed so that children with autism spectrum disorders can enjoy the ... Jamaal Jackson Rogers, aka Just Jamaal The Poet, will lead a spoken word poetry workshop. "For youth, spoken word is a way to express themselves." said Rogers, the city's ...
- Turkey: A History of Banning Poetry and Targeting Poets
However, the history of Turkey is filled with many examples of banning poems, removing poetry books from the marketplace, and jailing poets. Here is a list of some of the poets from Turkey who were prosecuted and persecuted for their literary work.
- Free Range Poetry #4
I read your poems in between The Canterbury Tales and The Faerie Queene, and they were like a breath of fresh air. This contest was a resounding success, one of my best. Thank you all for making it that way. HMs are in no particular order.