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- Circumstances that inspire poetry: Lohud Speaker Series
Circumstances that inspire poetry: Lohud Speaker Series What does a poet write when vast transformations are taking place around him, both personally and in the world? Check out this story on lohud.com: http://lohud.us/2p9UQSF
- Prairie Center Hosts "Next Era Poetry Slam"
Poetry slams have more recently captured the hearts and imaginations ... and Toaster. "These highly acclaimed are published authors, national champions, international touring speakers, workshop facilitators and YouTube celebrities," adds Huey.
- Celebrating Faiz: an insight into the life of the revolutionary poet
KARACHI: Faiz Ahmad Faiz's poetry is timeless because in every era there are always a few who are at home with his words. They are the ones who vary from those who have compromised their values. They despite all odds continue to romanticise the idea of a ...
- A Micro-Climate of Imagery: Mark Roberts reviews â€˜The List of Last Remainingâ€™ by Louise Nicholas
The List of Last Remaining is a carefully structured book. It starts and end with family, of parents and children. The opening poem, with the forbidding title â€˜Coffin Bayâ€™, relates a memory of when she thought her parents were feared lost at sea.
- Free poetry reading from rapper Kenny Baraka will be taking place at Welling Library
A family festival celebrating arts, literature, and Londonâ€™s cultural diversity is coming to Welling Library in March. Rapper, musician and poet Kenny Baraka and musician Xana will be performing live at the library. These free Spine Festival events are ...
- Good For You: EPB announces poetry winners
EPB recently announced winners of the Black History Month poetry contest. They are Gracie Williams, River Thee-Slaven, Ella Nottis, Isabella Ervin, Jonas Mull, David Horne, Alex Williams and Ryan Huynh. Each received a $100 prize, as did their teachers.
- A Canadian Poet Laureate Is Accused of Ripping Off Tupac and Maya Angelou
But as the Guardian story notes, he also seems to have used language from less venerated sources, like a poem called â€œFunnyâ€¦ But Not,â€ posted to the website AllPoetry.com by a self-described aspiring writer who looks like a teenager at most in ...
- Januaryâ€™s Extraordinary Leader: A Poet, A Singer, A Faith-Full Leader
The idea came to her one night recently, and she wrote a poem about it in her journal ... Choir and served breakfast and lunch to women dealing with the heartache of life. She did that every other Saturday for 18 months at a church minutes from campus.
- An Inspired Time for American Poetry
And some shatter dichotomies altogether. These books of poetry remind us that loss is a natural part of life, but some deaths are preventable; that the human condition is one of vulnerability, but certain individuals are more vulnerable than others.
- Ballade To Our Lady - Poem by FranÃ§ois Villon
For in this faith I choose to live and die. Offering to death His young life sweet and fair. Such as He is, Our Lord, I Him declare, And in this faith I choose to live and die.
- Poet on the Shore by Yuxi Liu
Furthermore, it translates these perceptions into poems and write them on the beach. The robot, thus, is able to have multisensory experiences and present a kind of poetic sensibility. It has autonomy such that its behaviour does not require the ...
- â€˜Dr. Edith Vane and the Hares of Crawley Hallâ€™ by Suzette Mayr
A genre pastiche, this novel is at once a humane character study, a biting academic satire, and a gothic fantasia ... and the Dairy Hollow Writers Colony. Her poetry has most recently been published in burnt district, WordRiot, 580 Split, and Quarterly ...
- Style Invitational Week 1257: The year in redo (Part 1) â€” our retrospective contest
This week we invite you to revisit Invite contests dating from last December through May â€” a time when some of us had trouble feeling the funny. This period covers some of our most popular perennial contests: obit poems, foal â€œbreeding,â€ â€œjoint ...
- Stella Duffy: Excellence in the arts should not be defined by the metropolitan elite
I write this from the National Rural Touring Forum conference in Nottingham â€“ which includes everything from spoken-word poetry in pubs to contemporary dance in village halls. Last week I spoke at the National Trustâ€™s training conference for 200 ...
- This poetâ€™s obsession with death led her to write about how to live
Thatâ€™s the title of one of Nicole Sealeyâ€™s many poems about life, death and the search for meaning in her debut poetry collection, â€œOrdinary Beast.â€ (It is also the final line of a famous 1942 philosophical essay by Alfred Camus). Imagine the ...