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- Obamaâ€™s Love of Literature, a Hundred-Year-Old Debut Poet, and More
Every day Poets & Writers Magazine scans the headlinesâ€”from publishing reports to academic announcements ... The events featured readings and performances of poetry, fiction, and speeches about the rights and ideals of free expression and democracy.
- Must read: A Hindu's battle to preserve Urdu!
In four years, Rekhta has become the largest online repository for Urdu poetry and literature in the world, says Veenu Sandhu. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The lawns of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts in Delhi were choc-a-bloc over ...
- Connor Franta Talks His New Book 'Note to Self'
He had penned poetry, essays, little quotes ... is just emotion," that I may be going through a sad experience and no one can relate to my sad experience, but they have all experienced sadness in some way and can empathize with that.
- Writing Limericks: A How-To and a History
Your limerick doesnâ€™t necessarily have to be funny, but if itâ€™s not, you might have missed the point. So who made themselves the Kings and Queens of Poetry and invented all these rules? The name limerick was first formally recorded as the name of the ...
- Charlottesville Area Transit Announces Bus Lines Poetry Contest
11/16/2017... Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) and Bus Lines are encouraging area writers to use their imagination with the latest Bus Lines poetry contest. Authors can submit up to three literary works for consideration, and there is no cost to participate.
- Joy Harjo Awarded 2017 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize
Presented annually to a living US poet whose lifetime accomplishments warrant singular recognition, the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize is one of the most prestigious awards given to American poets. At $100,000, it is also one of the nationâ€™s largest literary ...
- Dr Sonia Guptaâ€™s Meeting My Soulmate
Love has been a favourite theme of poetry since ages. It is the quintessence of human life and the exuberant force that satiates the creative urge of the poet who feels the height of romantic feeling with full of emotional intensity. This sort of poetry ...
- 10 of the Best Poems about Mice and Rodents
We think so â€“ and we hope the following collection of classic rodent poems supports such a claim. From classic childrenâ€™s poems to satirical poems to poems about grief, these poems all use mice and other rodents to create great and memorable poetry.
- Discover Button Poetry, the Initiative That Wants You to Love Poetry
Button Poetry is the initiative that will make you instantly fall in love with poetry, even if you donâ€™t like literature. The initiative seeks to showcase the power and diversity of unheard voices of talented poets. They encourage these poets by ...
- Famous local cowboy yodels way into Montana hearts
Gustafson has performed at the Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, the National Folk Festival, Merlefest, A Prairie Home Companion, the Bumbershoot Festival, the Gene Autry Museum and the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Heâ€™s performed at the Grand Ole ...
- Local author pens an anthology of poems about baseball and life
Carroll always liked to write. In elementary school, he wrote detective stories. In high school, he wrote poems and entered poetry and essay contests. â€œIf asked in 9th 10th grade, I would have said I want to be a writer.â€ But life intervened.
- Akin to a crown, poem by Vijaya Gowrisankar (ME, IN A HAT Poetry and Prose Series)
AUTHORâ€™S PHOTO CAPTION: I do not have that hat with me, after all these years â€” but this one is similar. NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR: I was an English princess in my school play. It was the first time that I had worn a hat. Since then, I love seeing hats.
- 25 Gateway Poets To Start Reading On World Poetry Day
Fantastic. For World Poetry Day, Iâ€™ve collected 25 of my favorite gateway poets. Poets who dally on both sides of prose and poetry, or those who dig into the lyricality of language that appeals to our musical side. Finding these gateway poets is important.
- The Poem that Foretold Modernism
This lady, Fanny Dubois-Davesne, taught him how to rhyme, and it is she to whom he wrote his first poem, promising her to be wise (good) and to love her always, this from a child whose mother had been laid to rest barely two years before. Throughout much ...
- My Fancy Fashion Hat, poem by Kathleen Robinson (ME, IN A HAT Poetry and Prose Series)
a football stadium. I am more liberal, and wear mine when and where I want. CAPTION: The author in one of her fancy hats, before a painted backdrop of a Paris street (where she wishes she were). NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR: What fun to explore the ...