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- Dracula the â€˜Wandering Jew,â€™ and other unknown facets of Irish lit in NY-bound exhibition
â€œThe poems began as a prompt from my writing group mentor ... Cronin collected documents ranging from Jacob and Fannyâ€™s November 14, 1894 wedding invitation to shipsâ€™ manifests to WWI army service awards and medals rolls tracing their lives from ...
- Deathâ€™s Book Is Missing
Yesterday I posted an older poem Is it really too late on Facebook, Ritu of ButIsmileanyway asked if I had any more stories about death I told her I had lots in my archives, she told me to get them out. Well our Ritu is a clever lady so I took her advice.
- The Dark Forces Of Yesteryear Are Still Around - Poem by Hebert Logerie
They are elected, selected to be Governors, and President. The dark forces linger on; they're powerful and vociferous They breathe the same air that we inhale. They're dangerous They are very tricky. They smile with soul shut and heart closed They are ...
- European Garden-Inspired Wedding on the Eastern Shore
Iâ€™m typically not one to be at a loss for words but when this European garden-inspired wedding landed on my desk, I was left utterly speechless. Itâ€™s the design genius of Lauryn Prattes that made for incredible details like the brideâ€™s favorite poem ...
- Poetry, best mode to express one's feelings: VC
Prof S Subbiah, Vice Chancellor, Alagappa University, said poetry was the most beautiful, impressive and effective mode of expressing oneâ€™s feelings and thoughts and culture, the way of life, contributed to happy and better life of people. Addressing a ...
- Much-hummed Bollywood songs and their surprising origins
As in Hindi film songs, with which Urdu poetry has been closely linked from the beginning. While their soulful, stirring or soothing lyrics come from the creativity of poets from Sahir Ludhianvi to Gulzar, Majrooh Sultanpuri to Javed Akhtar, sometimes ...
- Caki Wilkinson and 32 Poems on Poetry Daily
Our Contributorsâ€™ Marginalia series is on hiatus this week, but while weâ€™re away Don Selby and the good folks at Poetry Daily are picking up the slack. Today theyâ€™re featuring a real gem from our latest issue, Caki Wilkinsonâ€™s â€œSmoke and Mirrors.â€
- Hafeez Jaladhriâ€™s birthday is observed today
He contributed much in Ghzal and Nazm (Poem); the two famous genres of Urdu poetry; his poetry was based religious, romantic, patriotic and natural themes. Hafeez wrote Shahnam-e-Islam and got much fame by it; it describes the beautiful history of Islam ...
- New Havenâ€™s Hill Central students let it out with slam poetry competition
The poetry slam has become a regular feature in a district that ... Elijah Ratcliffe received second place for his performance of his poem on oppression against black people and perseverance, and seventh-grader Jacob Williams won top prize for his ...
- 10 Years of KidSpirit
"The quarterly magazine is a unique forum for kids to tackle age-old questions that affect ... We invite submissions in the form of poetry, artwork, and articles from readers around the world." This superb sampler includes pieces from the nearly 40 issues ...
- What Does it Mean to be a Christian?
If youâ€™re only a little bit familiar with Christian culture, you know Petersonâ€™s work. Heâ€™s the author of some 30 books of theology, poetry and commentary, all of which are worth your attention. But one book in particular promises to make up his legacy.
- Online and Onstage, Poetry Finds New Homes
PARISâ€” Not so long ago it seemed that anyone reading poetry was also reading it the last rites. In his book "Can Poetry Matter?" the American poet Dana Gioia rued poetry's capture by universities and prescribed strict rhyme and meter as the only cure.
- Writer Aviya Kushner offers talk at UNC Asheville: â€œTranslating Creation â€“ Is it Possible?â€
Press release from UNC Asheville: UNC Ashevilleâ€™s Visiting Writer Series will present a talk by columnist and author Aviya Kushner at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9 in Karpen Hall, Laurel Forum ... Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America.
- Review: Ascending Voice by Simi Fromen
Ascending Voice by Simi Fromen is a moving collection of poetry about putting yourself together after a broken relationship. Told in three sections -â€œMud,â€ â€œMurky Waters,â€ and â€œLotusâ€ â€“ the collection follows Fromenâ€™s path from pain to renewal.
- Movie review: Paterson captivates through poetry and performance
She is also an artist, a creator of visually striking furniture and cupcakes, with musical aspirations, who encourages him to publish his work ... temporary intimacy of public transit. Indeed, the poetry of everyday events, locations and people is central ...