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- A poem for General Secretary Trump
bowl of fruit cocktail, that the charged information was true, squeeze the fruit into a small plastic bag, and the jury having previously, on said date, and put the juice along with the mash inside, found that the penalty shall be death, add 16 oz.
- All the Time in the World, poem by Erin Parker (ME, AT 17 Poetry and Prose Series)
As I waited for my life to start, I kept myself alive with an infusion of percussion, bass and rhythm guitar. Thumbed through the stacks when I could get a ride to a record store. Bought British 45s with glossy picture sleeves when I had extra money that I ...
- 10 Wonderful Childrenâ€™s Poets
Of course Silverstein did much more than simply write poems for childrenâ€”he was also a songwriter, screenwriter, cartoonist, and general creative jack-of-all trades. As our friend Otto Penzler once put it, [H]is whimsically hip fables, beloved by ...
- Ronda Rich: Adventurous friend â€˜colored outâ€™ with marriage
One of my favorite characters ever, and one whom readers have unfailingly enjoyed, is my friend Poet, scion of a cotton family who speaks in lyrical tones and has always been interestingly unconventional. For Poet, life has never held rules. Let me clarify.
- Writersâ€™ Weir: A spring poem by Jack Campbell
A child dreams of a white whiskered uncle wallowing in bone-chilling black ice slush. while we await the inevitable surge. â€¢ Jack Campbell lives in Excursion Inlet. His second book of poetry, â€œThe Outhouse Spider: New and Selected Poems,â€ is ...
- Poetry Friday: Brian Doyle
For a moment again, tall and amused and smelling like Sunday. Be the awful wheeze of a kid with the flu. Remind you of what You didnâ€™t ever forget but only mislaid or misfiled. Be badgers, Meteor showers, falcons, prayers, sneers, mayors, confessionals.
- Poetry springs up in the gardens this September
It stands some 30 metres tall in the middle of the Royal Botanic Gardens, the precious cavities in its trunk home to cockatoos and other native birds. Few would realise this river red gum is older than the gardens themselves, or that it was once much ...
- Florence Welch to Publish Book of Lyrics, Illustrations and Poetry
When you think of Florence Welch from her â€œdog days,â€ you think of a big production, fairy-like, the vocals heavy and the music making your heart swell. When you think of Welchâ€™s last album How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful, the cover of which turned ...
- POETRY CORNER: Lessons from the Past
POETRY CORNER: Lessons from the Past Lessons from the Past Check out this story on gosanangelo.com: http://www.gosanangelo.com/story/news/local/scene/2017/03/12/poetry-corner-lessons-past/98267650/
- Chalachew And The Abyssinian Violin
The lyrics are comparable to the traditional impromptu recital of poetry or the trademark poetic and rhetoric art of Semenna Werq (Wax and Gold), which are commonly recited in sad event as in eulogies and funerals, or in feudal courts where the artists ...
- The Winners of the 2017 Nigerian Studentsâ€™ Poetry Prize
not just because of the content but because they are virtually error-free and make judicious use of imagery, especially as seen in the skillful use of symbols and metaphors. They are charming poems in every sense of the word and explore serious themes ...
- Optimo 20 at SWG3 review
The Black Madonna hands the reins over to JD Twitch and JG Wilkes ... was reserved for the many live acts; while the 120-capacity Poetry Club, nestled away in the corner of the complex, provided an intimate alternative to the two larger rooms.
- Blogging University Course
I signed up for a couple of BloggingU courses on WordPress, namely Writing: Finding Everyday Inspiration, Writing: Intro to Poetry, and Writing: Shaping Your Story. Unfortunately I haven't received any emails pertaining to any of the courses yet.
- Californiaâ€™s Poet Laureate Plans Free Reading at Central Library
California Poet Laureate Dana Gioia will read from his work Monday evening at a free event at the San Diego Central Library downtown. Gioia, who is also a professor of poetry at the University of Southern California, will be joined by San Diego poets ...
- Ready Player One's Ernest Cline Presents: Spoken Word Poetry
I respect you so much unghhhhhhhhh My name is Ernest Cline. I'm a Forty-Five-year-old author. I've watched every erotic film in existence, and I have never jerked off. There are MILLIONS of nerds just like me, and we're getting sick of people like you ...