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- Funny Poems - Poems For Funny - Life's Dream
It's funny how we always seem, To be so happy in a dream, Yet when it's time for us to wake, We think our dreams a big mistake. It's funny how in proper life, We seem so bent on war and strife, If only we would try to live, To be forgiving and to give.
- The Final Bend - Poem by Cynthia BuhainBaello
When the eyes blur and ears fail to hear, We forget the names of those we love dear. Each day brings us closer to that final bend Like a leaf from the tree, to the ground we end.
- An Inspiring Vocation Poem by a Franciscan Sisterâ€™s Mother
Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Community Director Sister Natalie Binversie recently shared a reflection on Sister Virginia Neja. Within the presentation, Sister Natalie read a letter and poem written by Sister Virginiaâ€™s mother. Find here her ...
- 6 trends to grab from Virat-Anushka wedding
A beautiful gift for guests Anushka and Virat are great lovers of Rumi and they shared their love for the poet by gifting an anthology of his poems to the guests ... times and bond with your closed ones in a family-styled villa or boutique hotels.
- Poetry matters in a time when words are devalued
When words are devalued, poetry matters. It hit me on Monday night at the Poetry Out Loud state competition at the LCCC Theatre in Cheyenne. Students traveled from high schools in Riverton, Jackson, Sundance, Worland, Buffalo and Moorcroft to recite poems.
- Joanne Kyger, Beat Generation Poet, Dies at 82
Ms. Kygerâ€™s poetry appeared in about 30 collections ... who worked for the city of Santa Barbaraâ€™s coroner and police and fire departments. Her first published poem appeared in her elementary school literary magazine when she was 5.
- Parents share daughterâ€™s poem about heroin addiction in her obituary
SELINSGROVE, Pa. â€“ "She definitely would have wanted me to do it." Those are the words of a Pennsylvania mother who decided to share her late daughter's strikingly honest poem about heroin addiction in the 23-year-old's obituary. Delaney Farrell was one ...
- BREAKING NEWS: Sir Derek Walcott dies
He was 87. Walcott was a Saint Lucian poet and playwright. He received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature. He was Professor of Poetry at the University of Essex from 2010 to 2013. His works include the Homeric epic poem Omeros (1990), which many critics v ...
- Blue Mountain student to go to state poetry recitation contest
ORWIGSBURG â€” Hannah Kulbitsky is putting her love of poetry to good use. The Blue Mountain High School sophomore has advanced to the state round of the national poetry recitation contest â€œPoetry Out Loud.â€ The regional contest was held at the ...
- 5 new poems by master haikuist Shiki found 150 years after birth
including Kawahigashi Hekigoto (1873-1937), a poet, as well as Shikiâ€™s other disciples and friends. The notebook was found among archives that an individual entrusted with the preservation association of Shiki-an, a modest dwelling in Tokyoâ€™s Taito ...
- All the Real Dudes
Bookstores in temperate coastal climates arenâ€™t very likely to stock more than one cowboy poetry title at any given moment, and that solitary book, if they even carry it, will be shelved in either the poetry section or the humor section, depending on the ...
- East End Fringe Festival starts July 26 in Riverhead
A New Orleans Jazz Brunch will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, July 30, at Dark Horse Restaurant. The event features live music by The Sunnyland Jazz Band and an encore â€œTheaterExpressâ€ performance. The cost is $45. â€œProject Poetry,â€ an ...
- Dark Before Dawn the Bonus Stories
Dark Before Dawn with Bonus Stories and Poems: In these three tales of suspense people fight for their lives in fantasy worlds that mirror our own. In the first tale a young girl travels to a vampire infested planet to reclaim her grandmotherâ€™s legacy in ...
- 10 Beautiful Poems About Death
Whatever your Halloween plans are, you canâ€™t go wrong in taking a few minutes to sit down, crack open a (seasonally appropriate) beer, and read a handful of classic poems about death and dying. Using Russ Kickâ€™s new anthology, Death Poems, as our ...
- How are you supposed to make art when the world is a mess? Three poets answer.
Disclosure: Two of the poets I talked to are published by Third Man Books ... â€œBut in doing so, Iâ€™ve just been able to get in touch with, oh, weâ€™ve always been saying â€˜Black Lives Matter.â€™ But now weâ€™re hearing that phrase.