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- Urdu script needs to be preserved: Gulzar
The session was followed by a sarod recital by Khan's sons Amaan and Ayaan. Over the course of three days, the festival which focuses on Urdu poetry and seeks to expand its reach, will see eminent writers, poets, and jurists like Javed Siddiqi, T S Thakur ...
- Event marks 150th anniversary of Lincoln assassination
MAHOMET â€” The 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln will be commemorated tonight at the Museum of the Grand Prairie at the Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve. read more
- South Asian Poets Sings Motherâ€™s Voice at Winter Poetry Reading
The contention of the poem was that we all must die per our time, there is no exception for the rich, or the brave, or the strong or the good. Poet felt that after death no one comes back since the world they go to must be a better world. Life continues ...
- Springfield Ballet Company mixes Shakespeare and fairy tales in 'Royal Wedding'
â€œShakespeare is full of beautiful poetry of language and much better understood with ... This collection of fairy tale royalty stumbles upon the preparations for the wedding of Titania and Oberon, King and Queen of the fairies. An errant donkey wanders ...
- FAMILY Poetry Contest (Winner gets poem made into film)
Deadline March 15th. Submit a poem thatâ€™s about something FAMILY and get it made into a movie. Accepting any poetry in any genre or length thatâ€™s aboutFAMILY in any way. All poems will be posted on this network. Over 95,000 unique visitors a day.
- Little Big Shots: Sydney Allateef and Maya Aneglouâ€™s famous poem â€œStill I Riseâ€
Allateef has always had a love of reading and poetry according to her mother and was drawn to ... And make sure you tune in next Monday to see another great local talented kid!
- â€œGo Out On A Limbâ€ #tanka #poems
For RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challengeâ€”a fun activity that helps keep our creative writerâ€™s brain active! This weekâ€™s words: Amused & Irate. This grew into a Tanka style poem, 5/7/5/7 syllables.
- Gordy Forum series to feature work on Helen Keller
On Thursday, March 23, as part of Mississippi University for Women's Homecoming celebration, the Forum Series hosted by the Gordy Honors College will feature poet Jeanie Thompson. An award-winning author of seven volumes of poetry, Thompson will read from ...
- Against all odds: Where poetry is passion and not profession
Publishers are not so keen on taking risk in regional poetry, unless the poet is well known," said the 26-year-old poet, who is currently pursuing his PhD in microelectronics at IIT-Hyderabad. Like Jha, he also maintained that there are few chances of ...
- Bring Me the Sexy!: Erotic Poetry & Prose
A steampunk sex robot, how to deal with a zombie girlfriend, skipping school for an unusual live art exhibition, a wandering incubus; all that and more explored in poetry and prose.As a natural product of writing every single day, a number of 'sexy ...
- Nobel laureate, poet and playwright Derek Walcott dead, aged 87
His poetry was supremely ambitious ... Iâ€™m a Caribbean writer.â€ His publishers confirmed his death on Friday, but did not announce the cause, saying only that Walcott had been unwell for some time.
- Cedar Hills teen with rare blood disease working to replenish blood supply
In between episodes, Maycin lives a regular life â€” attending school, developing her interest in art and poetry, watching Netflix, pondering college and hanging out with her family. â€œDay-to-day, Iâ€™m fine. Iâ€™m lucky,â€ she said. But in March of this ...
- Chukwuji, Samson and Ucha for AWF Guest Writer Session
Kukogho runs several, self-funded literary projects â€“ the â€˜WRR #YouthENGAGEâ€™ project, â€˜BRIGITTE POIRSON POETRY CONTESTâ€™, the â€˜GREEN AUTHOR PRIZEâ€™ â€“ to support young Nigerian writers. He also organizes the ERIATA ORIBHABOR POETRY PRIZE.
- On the Poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko
While the poem is celebrated for its raw imagery ... In that one line is all you need to know about the great artist, about an extraordinary life, about our dear friend, Yevgeny Yevtushenkoâ€“a man of passion and soul who, until the very end, believed ...
- Pittsburgh-born poet wins National Book Award
His poems offer sharp critiques of capitalism and delve headlong into the various horrors perpetrated upon ordinary people in the name of political power. â€œI guess Iâ€™m especially interested in how individuals survive disasters and atrocities,â€ he ...