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- 'Poet-Trees' Take Root as Fertile Form of Everyday Expression
April also is National Poetry Month, and last year the Houston-based non-profit Writers in the Schools launched its first ever poet-trees initiative. It's not just a creative play on words, it's also a way to get us out of the house and down to Buffalo ...
- Early Riser, No Cows To Milk - Poem by John Richard Anderson
It is quiet then, and quite eerie in a way. The peace deadens distractions, death-hour mourns. The mind awakens refreshed, sparked by noir cafe. Contemplation peaks then, and declines throughout the day. There is no rush to milk the cows or other things.
- Four Prose Poems
What are they doing having sex in the sky? When I say torso, itâ€™s a body without head, arms, and legs. Itâ€™s had me spooked for years. I was half-kneeling half-standing and thatâ€™s when I got hit. Didnâ€™t see it coming, didnâ€™t see it leaving.
- Death of Hunterdon Central student a suicide, school officials say
She also played the lead role of Golde in the school's 2016 production of Fiddler on the Roof, attended the United Nations Day of Girls event and developed a "Poets Undercover Guild" to write and share poems to ... assistance for teens in crisis through ...
- Winners to be announced for annual #PoetweetNYC contest
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Thousands of poems will be considered for publication in "Metro New York" for New York City's annual "PoetweetNYC" Twitter poetry contest. In honor of National Poetry Month, the city holds the contest from April 17 through April 21.
- How Poetry Might Change the Pro-Life Debate
The poem describes these unborn children as â€œlying like love letters / In the Dead Letter Officeâ€ and ends with a haunting picture: â€¦ I can feel just one of them Standing on the edge of a cliff by the sea In the dark, stretching its arms out ...
- THE MIX: Top Entertainment & Events in Aurora-Denver, June 16- June 22 - Aurora Sentinel
THE MIX: Top Entertainment & Events in Aurora-Denver, June 16- June 22Aurora SentinelAccording to the group's Facebook page, the â€œnotoriousâ€ Gemini Poetry Party is slated to be this month's featured group of performers. They'll also be hosting the hostess' birthday. With complimentary sangria and top-notch prose, the event promises to ...
- Louise Erdrich goes dystopian in â€˜Future Home of the Living Godâ€™
Erdrich has written 16 novels, poetry, childrenâ€™s books ... including her motherâ€™s philosopher-husband, her Goth half-sister and her old grandmother. When Cedar returns to her little house in Minneapolis, she realizes how â€œoffâ€ everything has ...
- Recalling Derek Walcott By Ida Does
Ever since I first heard the sad news of his passing, my mind has been going over ... And of course, there was his poetry. I remember a particularly powerful moment when we filmed Derek reading a selection of poems I had proposed to him.
- 16 Gifts For Your Ex That Effortlessly Convey The Message That Youâ€™re Over Them
a long time to get out of it. People have different ways of moving on after a split. Some drown their feelings in labeled glass bottles, some write pretty sad poetry, and then there's the odd story about sleeping with the best friend. But, save yourself ...
- The Poetry Exchange â€“ Pop Up Poetry Swap (8th May)
Feel free to bring along a friend and/ or a poem that has ever been a friend to you. No prior poetry experience necessary. Refreshments & picnic blankets provided.
- Cycling In Cemeteries? Why Some Chicago Graveyards Are Changing Their Rules About Bicycles
â€œAnd they were really popular for that: People had picnics there, took walks with their sweethearts, wrote romantic poetry.â€ Sounds a lot more lighthearted than the cemeteries we know today. And thereâ€™s a reason for that. Around the turn of the 20th ...
- Mission Haiku: the Poetry of Mission Statements
It was first published online on June 21, 2008. The mission statement is a cornerstone ... they are similar to Japanese Haiku, poems that capture concrete images with metaphysical implications in just 17 syllables. Your organizationâ€™s mission statement ...
- Students take part in poetry contest
... titled â€˜The Dawn of Freedomâ€™ organised by the US consulate in connection with National Poetry Month. The event showcased the work of American poets as well as original poetry by the participating students whose performance highlighted how poetry ...
- Fifty Independent Latin American Publishers Create a Rights â€˜Hot Listâ€™ at Frankfurt
â€œThe call has been very successful,â€ he says. â€œThe books were from across various genres; fiction, nonfiction, poetry, childrenâ€™s and YA, and drama and autobiography. And the idea was to create visibility for our publishers in Frankfurt.