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- Lynch's father questions 'dual treatment'
President Obama's nomination of Loretta Lynch to become the country's first African-American woman attorney general is a historic pick. Her confirmation, however, is now taking on new historical relevance as her wait for a confirmation vote by the fu...
- Top 5 things to do in Winnipeg this weekend (March 27-29)
My top pick for the weekend is Cluster Fest a music and art festival with a fun show Friday night, but a close second isÂ Saturday night at the Cavern for a show with SC Mira and Go For The Eyes.
- Narendra Modi recalls Emergency, says India will never forget the dark days
He recited a poem by former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on emergency ... keep remembering the events that inflicted harm upon our democracy. June 25, 1975, was a dark night that no devotee of democracy, no Indian can ever forget," Modi said.
- Fathers by Sam Miller review â€“ generous memoir of a family affair
When in his early 80s he really was ill, with cancer, his son Sam, a writer and foreign correspondent with the BBC, returned to the family home in Chelsea to ... would gather at Karlâ€™s bedside for coffee, poetry, laughter and reminiscence.
- Opening Up to Poetry With Rachel Zucker's â€˜Iâ€™d Like a Little Flashlightâ€™
Rather, I think of poetry as the fact of feeling ... When her first daughter was born, she and her husband decided that she would quit her job in publishing to stay home with the baby. She loved being a mother and homemaker, and when another daughter ...
- Russian teacher stabs best friend to death after arguing over poetry
A Russian school teacher stabbed his best friend to death during an argument about literature, police said. The 53-year-old allegedly knifed his 67-year-old pal after a heated discussion over whether poetry or prose is the better form of writing.
- Alaska Native Poet Joan Naviyuk Kane Coming to Santa Fe
Kane is scheduled to read from her work on Tuesday at the Institute of American Indian Arts as part of the ... She is the author of the poetry collections "Hyperboreal."
- Local Teens to Participate in National Poetry Recitation Competition POETRY OUT LOUD
The National Poetry Foundation, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts and managed in California by the California Arts Council and regionally, by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture presents POETRY OUT LOUD, a national ...
- Ake Arts and Book Festival 2017 is here
a tour around Abeokuta and a night of Palmwine/Poetry. Book-lovers and visitors will be thrilled by a range of affordable books at the Ake Festival Bookstore. These will include books by the guest authors and other amazing titles.
- Free Verse Poetry Festival events throughout October
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD)- The Free Verse Festival is Charlestonâ€™s first ever poetry festival. The goal is to uplift the community by providing eclectic poetry events and workshops at multiple local venues. The festival is happening throughout the month of ...
- Winona Ryder: from teen rebel to screen mum - The Guardian
The GuardianWinona Ryder: from teen rebel to screen mumThe GuardianIn just five roles, all of them before she turned 20 â€“ goth princess Lydia Deetz in 1988's Beetlejuice, sarcastic former mean girl Veronica Sawyer in Heathers (also 1988), poetry-writing outsider Dinky Bossetti in 1990's Welcome Home Roxie Carmichael ...
- 11 Inspirational Sports Speeches To Give You A Boost Of Confidence
(See the full poem here.) What do sports teach you ... "It's an awesome feeling when you truly believe that you're going to be successful," he said in this inspirational sports speech. "Regardless of the situation, regardless of the scoreboard, you ...
- Yrsa Daley-Ward: The model who turned her pain into poetry
Daley-Ward learned the Bible inside out and had to spend her free time handing out leaflets about the Second ... It was in a bar in Cape Town that she rediscovered her love of poetry. Daley-Ward had been a big reader from early childhood and "had a ...
- Taking a stand on President Trump with a poetry slam
Thatâ€™s by Bill McGloughlin, a librarian in Charlotte, N.C., who was one of the winners of my Donald Trump Poetry Contest. We had about 2,000 entries, and today Iâ€™m publishing the winners. Some relied on humor â€” while complaining that almost nothing ...
- Poetry Friday: â€œThe Fawnâ€
Narrative poetry has its special challenge: how does it differentiate itself from prose? David Masonâ€™s story of his familyâ€™s relation to a dying fawn does this in several ways. First thereâ€™s the iambic pentameter beat carrying us along. Then wordplay ...