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- Photos: Poetry Out Loud State Finals
The North Dakota Poetry Out Loud State Finals were held in Bismarck on Monday with 17 high school students competing from across the state. Poetry Out Loud is sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and Poetry Foundation with the North Dakota ...
- McClelland & Stewart to publish final volume of poems by Leonard Cohen
Robert Kory, Leonard Cohen's manager and Trustee of the Cohen Estate, said, "During the final months of his life, Leonard had a singular focusâ€”completing this book taken largely from his unpublished poems and selections from his notebooks. The flame and ...
- Friday poem: 'There is nothing wrong with my sister'
From Lorraine Mariner's Furniture. 'When words fail us, the poets step up. That we need poetry now more than ever hardly needs saying, and without you to read it, share it, spread its word â€“ poetry cannot do its work.'
- Lawton High hosts poetry performance contest
LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - Lawton High School saw some of the school's most passionate students compete against each other in a poetry performance competition. The school hosted the annual â€œPoetry Out Loudâ€ contest Thursday afternoon. 17 students took the ...
- Paternity Scandal: Davido, Jay Z, Snoop Dogg & Other Celebrities Who Allegedly Have â€˜Illegitimate Childrenâ€™
Recall that the story of the alleged third child surfaced over the weekend ... He also revealed that he loves poetry and intends to go into music like his father.
- Free Summer Concert Series Kicks-Off in Endicott
The Downtown Endicott Business Association kicked-off its Free Summer Concert Series on Wednesday evening ... the summer and into the fall including a concert in August, a Poetry Slam Contest in September, and a live "Shark Tank" scheduled for October.
- 9 Books To Add To Your November Reading List
Happy November! Weâ€™re back with our favorite must-reads of the month. From modern poetry to kitschy illustrated coffee table books, weâ€™re cozying up and getting comfy with some great reads this month.
- A short history of sex in Philippine literature
It became a landmark anthology of erotic fiction and poetry by some of the most acclaimed contemporary Filipina writers, including Lualhati Bautista, Cecilia Manguerra Branard, Joi Barrios, Susan Lara, Ophelia Dimalanta, Marjorie Evasco, Ma. Fatima Lim ...
- Why We Canâ€™t Live Without Nonsense Like Poetry
but poetry is the literature of compacted significance. Where the novelist uses a whole plot to unfold a few different ideas, the poet can bring whole traditions of thought into a few lines because of his freedom to assume that every poetic choice has ...
- Iâ€™m writing Ramayan from Sitaâ€™s point of view, says author Chitra Divakaruni
I started writing after my grandfather passed away because I realised that my heritage was important to me and I was forgetting things,â€ recalls Divakaruni. She went for workshops, wrote poetry and then moved to fiction, for she liked telling stories of ...
- Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco to present Poetry Workshop
Poet Richard Blanco will be featured at the annual Lincoln Arts Festival Poetry Workshop on Saturday, Sept. 9 at St. Columbaâ€™s Episcopal Church, Emery Lane, Boothbay Harbor. The number of participants is limited to 20. Enrollment for Maine poets (year ...
- â€˜Bhittaiâ€™s poetry can help promote peaceâ€™
BHIT SHAH: National and international scholars, writers and researchers at a conference on Sunday emphasised the need to spread the essence of the poetry of Sufi saint Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai, which was abundant with human values of peace and love for all.
- Daniel Mays, Girls Trip, Asifa Lahore's Queer Icon, Young Poets competition
It has had a strong opening weekend at the US box office, which the director Malcolm D Lee ascribes to 'black girl magic ... brightest stars in the sparkling new constellation of British poets'. But she first came to prominence in 1998 as one of the ...
- Blackfriars Rep and Storm Theatre to Stage World Premiere of DEATH COMES FOR THE WAR POETS
The production, which will be performed June 9-24, 2017 at The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture's Black Box Theater, is directed by Peter Dobbins. On the centenary of the United States' entry into World War One, Death Comes for the War Poets grapples ...
- What made Princess Diana so special?
They watched her royal wedding to whatâ€™s-his-name in 1981 ... In public he was brash, swaggering, controversial. He even wrote homemade poetry to predict when heâ€™d knock out his next opponent. And then he made it true! I met him years later.