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- Who am I? â€˜Daughter,â€™ â€˜Radianceâ€™ and other poems exploring identity and diversity
April is National Poetry Month. Weâ€™ve invited readers from across the Central Coast to share their best original poems dealing with self-identity and diversity. Here is a sampling of the poems. We will be posting new poems at sanluisobispo.com ...
- The travel checklist: Must-read books and must-watch movies
"Monsoon Wedding" (2001) directed by Mira Nair Jamaica (Ambassador Audrey Patrice Marks) - Book: "Selected Poems" (2003), by Louise Bennett - Film: "Cool Runnings" (1993), by Jon Turteltaub Malta (Ambassador Pierre Clive Agius) - Book: "In the Name of the ...
- Essential poems For Poetry at Work Day: "Sales Calls," "Big Bucks" & "It used to be made in America"
Here are the poems: 1) "SALES CALLS" (You can see a previous version of "Sales Calls" at https://www.prlog.org/ 12301284 2) "BIG BUCKS" (It's also a song!) You can hear a FREE CLIP of the song version of "Big Bucks" at www.barrows.com/ music.html 3 ...
- Radical Humanity: In poetry and song, Gui Jean-Paul Chevalier seeks to rebuild lost connections
Whether in song, poetry or his monthly columns in Real Change, Gui Jean-Paul Chevalier invokes a sense of humanity in every word. The writing always speaks to a piece of humanity weâ€™ve lost, to the connections that have been broken. In 2016 Chevalier ...
- Man gives server $450 tip â€” and a touching message of unity
he and his friends decided to grab lunch at Busboys and Poets, a restaurant known for promoting political activism, before catching their flight home. Harris, 25, was working that day. Surrounded by artwork depicting famous black leaders and fellow ...
- Poetry Reading: Let Your Soul Fly Free to Heaven, by Aurora Jean Alexander
Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? You could call the theme of this poem â€œheartacheâ€. What motivated you to write this poem? â€˜Let Your Soul Fly Free to Heavenâ€™ is a poem written after the breakup from a man I truly loved.
- Top Class Wedding Magician Herve Troccaz
The world of conjuring and marriage are complementary! On the day of a wedding, the guests are well dressed, in a good mood. I bring real added value with poetry and magic tricks playful and attractive, which give a magical touch to this great event!
- Caribbean Poet Derek Walcott Dead at 87
Walcott was considered one of the worldâ€™s best poets, often challenging some of the greatest works ... the identity of the Caribbean but also the duality of being a Caribbean black man, BBC reports. Walcott captured the sights, sounds and feel of St ...
- Retired teacher, Bee Donley, shares â€˜A Life in Mississippi Classroomsâ€™ and poetry books
Bee Donley charmed the Mississippi Department of Archives and Historyâ€™s History is Lunch seriesâ€™ attendees with her original poetry and fond memories of teaching in Mississippi classrooms May 10. The 93-year-old retiree began her teaching career 57 ...
- The Value of Copyright: A Publisherâ€™s Perspective
First, a caveat: there is no one view of copyright that fits all publishers. The publisher of a poetry magazine will likely feel differently about aspects of copyright when compared to say the publisher of your local phone book â€” yes they do still exist.
- Will Viral Acharya sing a new tune at the RBI?
The cover for his first album, Yaadon Ke Silsile -- An Ode to Friends and Some Romantic Moods. Acharya's hobbies include tennis, running, chess, traveling, poetry, singing and composing (Indian semi-classical). But what does he himself say about his real ...
- Sarah Jessica Parker Recycles Sequin Gown for Friendâ€™s Wedding: See the Photos!
SJP debuted the sparkling frock last month for her poetry reading at the Art Basal event in Miami ... Especially if itâ€™s @brucebozzi at his wedding party. X sj,â€ she captioned the shot.
- Revolutions: A Collaboration â€” Or How to Write in the Age of Trump and Putin
How to write in the time of Trump and Putin ... you will arrive at "Revolutions," which instructs us on the possible meanings and uses of poetry in an Age of Emergency. These collaborators sing of methods of representation and ways to make new.
- Masochismâ€™s Gem-Like Flames
The plots of novels from Wuthering Heights to Jude the Obscure, she shows, are wound around erotic tableaux in which women perpetually ... their maddening detail â€” they are psychologically intense prose poems aspiring to self-sufficiency.
- Nefertite Nguvu brings normalcy to black cinema
When director/screenwriter Nefertite Nguvu appears at International House on Tuesday to screen and discuss her debut feature, In the Morning, she'll talk about sadness, laughter, love, and all the other everyday emotions portrayed in her visually and poetically arresting look at relationships among a group of black Brooklyn friends.