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- The Spill Canvas @ Music Hall of Williamsburg 10/23
Their lyrics are pure, emotional poetry that are punchy and consuming ... The Spill Canvas have grown up since the days that they were all over My Space, but their beautifully sad and romantic music has found a way to last the times.
- Why I Write Poetry: Courtney Oâ€™Banion Smith
Several weeks ago, I posted about â€œWhy I Write Poetryâ€ and encouraged others to share their thoughts, stories, and experiences for future guest posts. Iâ€™ve already received so many, and I hope they keep coming in (details on how to contribute below).
- Mortified SF's Doomed Valentine's Show 2.10!
For 11 years, SF's most outlandish comedy/storytelling/musical experience! Witness adults sharing their actual, embarrassing, and hilarious teen diaries, poems, letters, and songs in front of total strangers. COME SEE OUR BIGGEST SHOW OF THE YEAR!
- Biography pays homage to pioneering Black poet
â€œFor writers of color, she did what was almost impossible in the time she was a poet,â€ explained Abinader. â€œShe was the first Black poetry director at the Library of Congress, at a time when people were barely looking at Black poetry or giving it any ...
- Richmond Weddings From A to Z
Garden Wedding â€” A well-landscaped garden creates a picturesque ... Allan Poe (who grew up in Richmond), and the Enchanted Gardenâ€™s design is based on his poem, â€œTo One in Paradise.â€ Hilton Richmond Downtown â€” Located in the historic Miller ...
- Flying Machines Poetry Prompt: An Ode to SkyMall
Not only did they offer unusual gifts any business man would want to order for his wifeâ€™s belated birthday, their descriptive copy of ... peculiar gadgets or home decor oddities and write a poem about your life. Or pretend you are the customer who ...
- TOYS: A DARK FAIRY TALE to Make NYC Premiere at 59E59 Theaters
59E59 Theaters will present the NYC premiere of TOYS: A Dark Fairy Tale, written by Saviana Stanescu and ... Her published books of poetry and drama include The New York Plays, Aliens with Extraordinary Skills, Waxing West, Google Me!,
- A Poetry Of Lossy Media
It is interesting that we try to create and preserve media that is, technically, â€œperfectâ€, or lossless, and does not fade with time. Perhaps a more honest approach would be to record on lossy media, and note and reflect upon the influence the passing ...
- How Poems Inspire Pictures
Poetry can mean different things to different readers ... Maybe itâ€™s about the way love takes shape in our lives or the way fear casts a long, dark shadow. I think it all depends on where and when the reader is in life. In that way, perhaps it also ...
- Fear the Blanket, Not the Germs
People talk about the first glimpses of their first grandchildren in terms borrowed from romantic poetry: They swoon. They find every finger and eyelash beautiful, perfect. They melt into helpless puddles of love. What I felt when I first met my ...
- For National Poetry Month..."Help Rescue all these Great Poems from Obscurity for only a dollar"
You can also see that poem online for free at www.itusedtobemadeinamerica.com "Many of the poems are also designed to be made into song lyrics," says Barrows. One of the poems that was already made into a song is a satire on politics called "Run For Office."
- Senator mixes politics with poetry
The poems are the product of something like catharsis for Oâ€™Neill ... But he adds: â€œItâ€™s creative death if you start thinking how someone is going to react.â€ Politics, however, may be a different matter.
- Poet and novelist believed in the power of narration
to the point that former California Poet Laureate Carol Muske-Dukes described him as â€œa committed story teller.â€ In fact, the latest of his six books of poetry was titled â€œThe Novel.â€ Mr. Reiss, of Wilmette, who died Dec. 2 at age 75 of a heart ...
- Donald Hall, former U.S. Poet Laureate, reflects on writing in his 89th year
For Hall, the farmhouse that his family has lived in since 1865 is filled with ghosts â€“ ghosts of his grandfather, the master storyteller who would recite poems from memory beside a burning wood stove, and with whom, Hall would spend days haying with the ...
- Remembering our Nick: friend and artist, FEU celebrates the 100th birth anniversary of Nick Joaquin
The FEU community welcomed the family and friends of the great writer in honoring his milestone. Guests recalled Nick as a poet through a lecture conducted by Professor Emeritus Dr. Gemino Abad. He shared his knowledge and view on the literary works of the ...