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- â€˜This is my best book of poemsâ€™: Cirilo Bautista launches â€˜Things Happenâ€™
Even in his 70s, there is no stopping Cirilo F. Bautista from doing what he does best: writing poetry. This National Artist for Literature added another title to his extensive body of work with "Things Happen: Poems 2012," launched on March 12 at De La Salle University in Manila.
- FOUR LARKS RETURNS TO THE GETTY VILLA TO PERFORM A NEW ADAPTATION OF THE OLDEST SURVIVING ANCIENT GREEK POETRY
The beautiful poems offer clues to the spiritual and cultural practices of the Greeks, where poetry, belief, and daily practice were intertwined. Passed down in fragments through varies translations, the ancient hymns were meant to be malleable.
- Musician and poet join benefit show in his daughterâ€™s memory â€” VIDEO
Misty wrote â€œIâ€™m going to ride the cosmic wind,â€ and â€œDonâ€™t worry, weâ€™ll be togetherâ€ on letters given to family and friends. Mallory would later find enough poetry his daughter had written to publish a book, â€œTwo Sides Now,â€ in December ...
- Theatre review: Love and Death in Govan and Hyndland
Love and Death in Govan and Hyndland **** Oran Mor ... such wry humour cut with real emotion, and such a feeling for the poetry of everyday language, that the effect is both entertaining and moving. The final message, it seems, is that mothers never ...
- Teen poets sought for contest
LUNENBURG -- Area teens are invited to submit a poem to the Louise Bogan Chapter of the Massachusetts State Poetry Society (MSPS). The first-place winner will receive $50, and second- and third-place winners will be awarded $25 each. Honorable mentions ...
- Final heartfelt goodbye to Adam Johnson, a boy 'full of life and enthusiasm'
On the packet was a poem written to remember the lad. Outside, over 40 floral tributes had been laid. Here are some of the many messages on the tributes: â€œAdam, you were a funny lad and we will miss you loads. Always going to be in my heart buddy.
- Science a step closer to test that can prove you are in love
Researchers say their results shed light on the 'underlying mechanisms of romantic love'
- Teaching the Poetry of Prayer
From the ELI TALKS explanation: â€œWeâ€™ve taught our children how to prayâ€“weâ€™ve taught them fluency, weâ€™ve taught them Hebrew literacy, weâ€™ve taught them how to navigate the siddur. But Hillel Broder worries that this is not enough.â€
- This Poet Answers Lifeâ€™s Darkest Moments With Words Of Hope
Her darkness soon became his, and that was where they found a commonality. "If joy is what tethers us to this life, then most days my mother and I float above the pavement," the Minneapolis-based poet says. But despite his aerial view looking down at the ...
- World Poetry Day features poet laureate Mervyn Morris,
He will lead a free poetry recital Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Cassia Court in Camana Bay. The event will be followed by a book signing by Mr. Morris. The evening comes as part of a week of poetry celebrations organized by local writers and artists in the Cayman ...
- Special expression: Local high school students learn about expression poetry at Barter
Special guest poet Laurie Eustis began writing poetry after the tragic loss of her son Jack who took his own life in 2014. "I had a very dear friend who thought in the wake of this tragedy, what she could do for me is send me a poem every day for six months.
- Poetry Out Loud Placer County Finals
California Arts Council and National Poetry Foundation. The local program was presented with the sponsorship assistance of the Dwelle Family Foundation and the ARP Family Foundation. Poetry Out Loud Placer County FinalsThe Arts Council of Placer County ...
- Poetry and Agency Under Trump
Robersonâ€™s poem describes the death of a student and the hope that the speaker might still be connected to his life, perhaps to prevent other unnecessary deaths: â€œyou wanted to say / you were with him step by step still tight.â€ This act of solidarity ...
- Providing the antidote to â€˜navel-gazingâ€™ poetry nights
â€˜Itâ€™s a poetry party and everyoneâ€™s invited, and itâ€™s lovely â€“ thereâ€™s no divide, we celebrate words and everyone listens and shakes and has a really good time.â€™ Martin adds: â€˜We try to create a rollercoaster of emotions â€“ from happy to ...
- Guns, funds, medicine, and poetry this week
She handed me some T.S. Eliot during national poetry month. Here you go. Knowledge of words, and ignorance of the Word. All our knowledge brings us nearer to our ignorance, All our ignorance brings us nearer to death, But nearness to death no nearer to God.