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- Children asked to write war themed poems for shopping centre's annual competition
BRADFORD'S young people are being asked to submit poetry based on the poignant theme of war as part of a writing competition. Kirkgate Shopping Centre has teamed up with charity Reading Matters to kick off its annual â€˜Bradfordâ€™s Young War Poet ...
- Parents share daughter's poem about addiction in her obituary
â€œFunny, I donâ€™t remember no good dope days. I remember walking for miles in a dope fiend haze,â€ the poem begins. Other lines included words of despair, sadness, and anger. Bridget Farrell said she had no regrets about publishing the obituary.
- Lit POP 2017. Judges Eileen Myles and Saleema Nawaz
Winners will have their work published in Matrix, and receive free travel to POP Montreal for a night in their honour. Our 2017 judges are Saleema Nawaz (Fiction) and Eileen Myles (Poetry ... during the festival This contest is open to residents of ...
- Happy Birthday Binyavanga! | Six Writers on Binyavanga as Friend, Mentor, and Teacher
He was shortlisted for the 2015 BN Poetry Award. Binya is an incredible human being that has got a heart, committed to making humanity happy. Looking at him, you see a person who cannot be stopped from his dreams. Nothing can stop him, not even his own body.
- A mighty poet and playwright, Derek Walcott's death is a striking reality (Tribute)
"These are all yours/and pain has made them brighter as absence does/after a death, as the light heals the grass./And the twig-brown lizard/scuttles up its branch/ like fingers on the struts of a guitar," he recites in the poem. Will his absence make ...
- for a Cosmic Community
Old English poetryâ€”on through the latest in German philosophy and science, French histories of the New World, Englandâ€™s most advanced Romantic poetry, and Scotlandâ€™s most vigorous prose. Thoreau filled dozens of notebooks with extracts from hundreds ...
- Lowell Jaeger: A poetry conversation
Donning jogging shorts and windswept hair, Montanaâ€™s poet laureate says he adopted the Treasure State as his own by accident 34 years ago, pioneering a propagation of poetry along the way. Founding editor of â€œMany Voices Pressâ€ and recent editor of ...
- After Dylanâ€™s Nobel, What Makes a Poet a Poet?
With Dylanâ€™s Nobel, we saw what happens when the big cat turns around. David Orr has been writing the On Poetry column for the Book Review since 2005. His new book, â€œYou, Too, Could Write a Poem,â€ was published last month.
- Don't miss these events in the Acadiana area (Oct. 20-26)
Free. downtownlafayette.org ... this Acadia Parish event celebrates one of Acadiana's most prolific crops with food, contests, rides, a parade, pageants and entertainment. (337) 783-3067. ricefestival.com. "A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE": 7:30 p.m. Friday ...
- Jim Hipsher Is Portlandâ€™s Greatest Live Book of Poetry
Jim Hipsher is a 76-year-old human book of poetry. Each week, he visits senior living communities, where he asks residents to name their favorite poems. Eighty percent of the time, he says, he knows the poem they name and recites it perfectly. Among his ...
- My Poetic Life's Journey. - Poem by Roxanne Dubarry
When I was a little girl, becoming an awesome poet was not even part of my world. Jesus Christ bequeathed to me, my special gift of composing inspirational Christian poetry. Although my life's journey was as dark as it could be. Suddenly Jesus Christ ...
- New exhibition reveals secret history of Romeâ€™s Colosseum
The collection also explores how the building came to be a reference point for students of architecture from far afield and, following its later fall into an elegant state of semi-abandon, how it inspired Renaissance painters and romantic poets.
- 8 new memoirs that you need on your nightstand
Part memoir, part poetry anthology, Jill Bialoskyâ€™s upcoming book highlights ... covering the latest in beauty, fashion, lifestyle, female empowerment, culture, relationships, friendship, careers, and issues that matter most to young womenâ€™s lives.
- Idaho Dems state convention under way, delegates include 90-year-old, dedicated Bernie Sanders backer - The Spokesman Review (registration) (blog)
The Spokesman Review (registration) (blog)Idaho Dems state convention under way, delegates include 90-year-old, dedicated Bernie Sanders backerThe Spokesman Review (registration) (blog)Next week, they will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary. In the months since Sanders' big Idaho ... In the cabin that she and her husband named â€œFable Houseâ€ (for Faye and Bill), Morris keeps a box of her handwritten poetry. After smoke from ...and more »
- April is Month of the Military Child
Senator Franken's poetry contest All students in Minnesota (grades K-12 ... work on team building and connect with other teens with parents in the military. The event is free, but space is limited. Register at www.jointservicesupport.org/event.