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- Poem: Spring
Sheâ€™s a brain injury survivor, poet, teacher, mother, fiber artist, and enthuses in life. The Post-Bulletin publishes work by local and area writers every Monday. Send poems to Jeff Pieters, Post-Bulletin, P.O. Box 6118, Rochester, MN 55903-6118 or life@ ...
- William Heyen looks at atrocities through the lens of poetry
William Heyen looks at atrocities through the lens of poetry William Heyen's poetry books come to grips with the horrors of Nazi Germany. Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/2pdh0DR
- RONDA RICH: Coloring out a great Poet
One of my favorite characters ever and one that readers have unfailingly enjoyed is my friend, Poet, the scion of a cotton family who speaks in lyrical tones and has always been interestingly unconventional. For Poet, life has never held rules. Let me clarify.
- â€œIâ€™m not a cityâ€ and other poems by Kinga FabÃ³
Open, the sea appeared asleep. Carrying its waves. A pulse under the muted winter scene. Throwing a smile on the beach. A nun-spot on the hot little body. A color on the broken glass. A gesture that was once closed. Lovely as the sea stood up. Throwing a ...
- News poetry: Fracking elegy
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- John Bell to narrate Lord Tennysonâ€™s tragic poem Enoch Arden
â€œItâ€™s ok just as a poem to recite, but when you have the music playing underneath ... â€œWhen he returns he finds a new husband with his wife and family,â€ he said. â€œRather than reveal himself and destroy their happiness, he just lives in the ...
- Flint Hills Discovery Center hosts Cowboy Poetry Finals
Manhattan, KS â€“ Cowboy poets from across Kansas and beyond will compete for the coveted trophy buckle at the finals of the 2017 Kansas Cowboy Poetry Contest on June 9 at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. There is no charge for admission and the public is ...
- Analysis of Poem "Junkyards" by Julian Rayford
Andrew has a keen interest in all aspects of poetry and writes extensively on the subject. His poems are published online and in print. Junkyards is a poem that concentrates directly on the many things society throws away that end up becoming junk.
- Finding The Magic In Poetry
This is a book about real meaning and emotional depth. The poems are split into different themes- People, beasts, death, life and journeys among them. There are poets in here that I knew well from childhood, but also names I had never before read or even ...
- Black Panther Teaserâ€™s 89 Million Views Lands It In Top 3 Most Viewed Marvel Trailers
Tiny Diapana is a literary dilettante and warrior of the written word. She has a penchant for poetry, with some of her compositions seeing publication in anthologies. Tiny is drawn to magic realism (eg. Salman Rushdie, Etgar Kerret) and books that are ...
- News Poetry: Charlottesville, Part II
_____Not that he owned slaves. Celebrate that Thomas Jefferson wrote so eloquently regarding human rights, _____Not that he egregiously violated them in his personal life. I respect that Robert E. Lee overcame his insurrectionist past, _____Leading a ...
- Homoerotic poetry in Islam
In poetry, they were regarded as practically integral to good style and must therefore be investigated separately. Praising young boys for their beauty and erotic effect was on a par with praising God. The division between hetero and homo is something Franz X.
- Snow Duck on the Ides
AUTHORâ€™S PHOTO CAPTION: The Snow Duck (a reflection of the author at present) â€” March 14, 2017. NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR: Most â€œlost and foundâ€ stories are from a personâ€™s past, but this one literally happened this week. On a very cold, short walk ...
- Tracy K. Smith Is the New Poet Laureate
Soon after, Ms. Smith wrote a short poem, â€œHumor,â€ and showed it to her teacher, who urged her to keep writing. More than 30 years later, Ms. Smith has published three volumes of poetry and collected some of the fieldâ€™s most prestigious awards ...
- The Sharp, Sensitive, and Surreal New Wave of Black Male Comedians
In his 2010 documentary The Awkward Comedy Show, comedian Victor Varnado wanted to â€œshowcase a category of black comedian rarely witnessed: the nerd variety.â€ Among those featured were himself, Marina Franklin, Baron Vaughn, Eric Andre, and the comedian who has arguably achieved the most mainstream success so far, Hannibal Buress. ... More Â»