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- Why I Write Poetry: Stuart Peacock
Anxiety is something I have always struggled with in my day-to-day life, and sometimes the dreaded black dog of depression rears his ugly head as well. Writing poetry allows me to give shape and form to this inner turmoil, which gives me the freedom to ...
- A study of Metrical Writing, Part 17: Elisions
This practice is NO longer done today. P.S. I'll see people who don't even write metrically put this into their poetry because they read some of Poe's works and saw him do this. (If you want to write like Poe, learn about Meter and the use of sound.
- WVU engineering student rediscovers himself through service, adventure, poetry
While most students spend their summer breaks decompressing from a busy academic year, one international student from West Virginia Universityâ€™s Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources used his time off to give back while pursuing his passions.
- A Poem For A Foolish Boy
â€œI bought this on a whim to read as I was resting for the night, and I do not regret it one bit! Everything about the poetry in this book is amazing, heart breaking, and soul searching. It will lift your spirits on your darkest days. I want to thank the ...
- Tracy K. Smith, New U.S. Poet Laureate, Calls Poems Her 'Anchor'
"These are all real and valid reactions to a poem." The Library of Congress will name Smith as ... says in the statement that Smith's work "brings history and memory to life" and "calls on the power of literature as well as science, religion, and pop ...
- The Writing Center celebrates National Poetry Day
The Roosevelt Writing Center held a poetry contest for students who wanted to showcase their writing talents and creativity. Students shared their poetry in recognition of National Poetry Day on March 21. The theme for the poets to incorporate in their ...
- Russian poetry collection to be launched in Vietnam
The "Wait for Me" poem collection is hoped to act as a bridge between literature of the two countries to contribute to consolidating their close friendship. It will be launched in Hanoi on November 3 at the 10th floor in 115 Tran Duy Hung, Cau Giay district.
- Dear Catholics: Unsolicited Advice from an Evangelical Convert
As an Evangelical, I was fortunate to find myself in an incredible Christian community ... a responsory psalm as if they were a semi-finalist for worldâ€™s most boring poetry recitation. Congrats, youâ€™ve just won first prize! Catholics, at its core ...
- Cynthia Nixon stars in 'A Quiet Passion,' biopic about poet Emily Dickinson (review)
"A Quiet Passion" illuminates a life that, by any conventional measure, was sad and lonely. But the film wants us to look beyond the surface and celebrate the brightly burning soul that turned pain and introspection into some of the loveliest poetry ever ...
- What Is Love? - Poem by Anonymous Cali
Love Is A Crime In Disguise. It's The Pain Hidden By Fairy Tale Lies. That Put Tears In Your Eyes. The Lies That Make You Smile As You Cry. The Feeling That Play Tricks On Your Heart & Mind. Love Is A Crime In Disguise. The Pain That Have You Up All Night.
- Pakistani Immigrant Goes to a Led Zeppelin Concert, Gets Inspired to Become a Musician & Then Sells 30 Million Albums
He also teaches courses on Muslim music and poetry at Queens College of the City University of New York. Above, in a video produced by The Moth, the boundary-breaking musician recounts his inspirational life story. Born in Lahore, Pakistan, he moved to ...
- This Rock Bandâ€™s Tribute To Urdu Poet Jaun Elia Will Break And Mend Your Heart At The Same Time
Poetry isnâ€™t necessarily an area of interest but every now and then I do enjoy reading verses of Urdu poetry posted on social media without any context. I donâ€™t get what they mean. But the word play does act like an intellectual stimuli of sorts.
- Hundreds of UCCS graduates collect diplomas
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- Remembering â€“ and learning from â€“ butterfly moments
Butterflies have once again emerged this past week for me in poetry and music, and dance ... varied instrumental and vocal world music numbers as a fundraiser for Lihue Christian Church, Saturday, 7 p.m., at the Lihue Parish Hall, 4340 Nawiliwili Road.
- A bounty on my head, Iâ€™m a virtual prisoner in Delhi
Then, on Sunday, I was attacked by a mob of nearly 100 Islamist extremists at a culture festival ostensibly celebrating Urdu poetry and literature. Other progressive writers of Muslim background have faced such threats and quite justifiably left India.