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- Poets reveal their favourite love poems
First thought: Thom Gunn, â€˜Thoughts on Unpackingâ€™. â€˜I realise,â€™ he ends, â€˜that love is an arranging.â€™ One of my favourite love poems is John Donneâ€™s The Flea; surely one of the least conventionally romantic ever written. Because he was ...
- Library seeks volunteer foreign language poetry readers for program
Volunteers are being sought to read existing poems poem in languages other than English â€” no poetry composition is required. A poem will be provided by book artist and activist Janet Bradley. â€œAl-Mutanabbi Street Starts Hereâ€ commemorates the 2007 ...
- Nas Breaks Down Hip-Hop Classic â€˜It Ainâ€™t Hard To Tellâ€™ With Harvard Poetry Professor
There is a ($499) Harvard University Course on Poetry in America, which sounds suspecially similar to a course I was teaching 10 years ago in rural Kentucky for free, but Ivy League academia donâ€™t come cheap these days. â€˜My poetry is deep, I never fail
- Harjo Wins Poetry Foundationâ€™s $100,000 Literary Prize
She is the author of eight books of poetry, a memoir, two childrenâ€™s books, a collaboration with photographer and astronomer Stephen Strom, and an anthology of North American Native womenâ€™s writing.
- Thomas Laqueur on death, immortality and people living to 500
poems, and novels to painting and landscapes. In advance of his lecture, Laqueur spoke to the Reporter about everything from the possibility of people living for 500 years and the changing definition of death through history. â€œWhen is someone dead?â€
- Pocket Poetry for the Poetry Deficient
I, the Worldâ€™s Worst Poetry Spokesperson, invite you to celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day 2017 on April 27th. If you arenâ€™t familiar with the event, the experts from the Academy of American Poets have an excellent explanation and links to downloadable ...
- A poem for pianist Geri Allen, dead at 60
They were old friends from college. Michael offered a project he and I have been doing the past few years wherein I write poems to his artworks or vice versa to my poems. When the show opened in March I spent a couple of hours with her each day for three days.
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- In â€˜The Dark Tower,â€™ franchise visions fall flat
The name comes from Kingâ€™s inspiration, the Robert Browning poem â€œChild Rolande to the Dark Tower Came,â€ and Kingâ€™s Roland has a grim quest of his own: to avenge the Man in Black for murdering his father. Jake, we learn, will play a pivotal role in ...
- Reviewing 2016 in 12 Easy Steps
But also that month I went on a 3-day retreat at Ammerdown, near Bath, to study Dante and his poem, The Divine Comedy. This was totally inspirational and I have been returning to Dante ever since. Indeed, my next collection of poetry will be based on my ...
- Of crossings and stories
Fortunately for him, his relocation in Hyderabad was fulfilling. He could relate to the pervasive Mughal culture, Urdu poetry, mushairas, etc. He wrote a history of the Nizam; hegot deeply interested in pre-historic rocks around which the city was built ...
- Dwayne Johnson wouldnâ€™t recommend being besties with The Rock (unless you like Haiku poetry)
Responding to a quiz called â€˜Could you be best friends with @TheRock?â€™ on Monday, he cheekily replied: â€˜This was a fun quiz, though I highly recommend you not try and be besties with this man. Unless you like Haiku poetry and occasional rage.â€™
- A Vintage Ghost Gown for a Forest Inspired City Wedding
Now, about wedding transport. Lorna was lucky enough that her sister ... â€œWe all teared up a little bit. I love poetry so much; itâ€™s something thatâ€™s a part of my everyday life, but this poem really resonates. When we were thinking about a reading ...
- Americaâ€™s Tumultuous Love Affair With Kudzu
In February of 1937, a newspaper columnist in Asheville, North Carolina, announced the start of a poetry contest. The prompt? He wanted odes to kudzu, the broad-leafed vine that, people would later say, grows so fast it is best fertilized with motor oil.
- Why the Chinese Wedding Banquet Is the Best Kind of Banquet
On the day of the wedding, the groom has to go through a series of tests with the bride's friends and familyâ€”like writing poems about why he loves her, or singing while doing pushups. After that, all of the little kids in the family might jump on the ...