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- The Friday Poem by Paula Green, who scored $60,000 this week
Please help us by supporting them. To the top The Spinoff is a New Zealand online magazine covering politics, pop culture and social issues. We also have a custom editorial division which creates smart, shareable content for brands. The Spinoff is subject ...
- Five Shorter University students selected for inclusion in 'Georgiaâ€™s Best Emerging Poets' anthology
Compiled by Z Publishing, the work covers â€œa wide array of topics ranging from love and heartbreak, family and friendship, the inherent beauty ... speaks volumes about the quality of their poetry. These are passionate young ladies who do not hesitate ...
- â€˜The Burning Girl,â€™ About Intense Pre-Teenage Friendship, Never Catches Fire
This poemâ€™s themes are also Messudâ€™s: a sickening powerlessness, a certain inability to find the words. In her novel, the burning deck is a long and intense friendship between two pre-teenage girls. This friendship collapses beneath them. Messud ...
- â€œA Well of Wonderâ€ â€“ Essays by Clyde S. Kilby
An added bonus is an introductory poem by Luci Shaw, who was a student of Kilbyâ€™s ... the idea of â€œlost myth;â€ how The Lord of the Rings includes both mystic and Christian elements; and several others. The final section on Sayers and the Inklings ...
- Feminist bookstore Women & Children First has Pride all month
She is the editor of Poetry Speaks to Children and co-editor of Poetry Speaks, among other anthologies. Former executive director of the Poetry Society of America, she is a co-founder of Poetry in Motion, a nationwide program that places poetry posters in ...
- Irish poems and songs especially for St. Patrick's Day - one week to go!
We Irish are nothing if not poets, and what better way to honor our patron saint than through verse. Here is a selection of the best St. Patrick's poems and songs that show off our country's way with words and fill us with pride to be Irish.
- Catch a concert or comedy show March 8-11
Free. 503-399-8733. Bill Hughes Jazz Jam: Jazz, 8 p.m., Boonâ€™s Treasury, 888 Liberty St. NE. Free. 503-399-9062. Open Mic Spoken Word and Poetry Night: 8 p.m., The Space Concert Club, 1128 Edgewater St. NW. Free. 971-208-3995. Thursday Night Open Mic ...
- Fabulario, a children's poem book in Spanish language
Children's poem book written in Spanish language. All poems have a moral for kids to reflect on. Children's poem book written in Spanish language. All poems have a moral for kids to reflect on. Read more
- Faiz beyond revolution and romance
The couplet showcases both passionate motifs â€” romance and revolution â€” that can be found in Faiz Ahmed Faizâ€™s poetry but there is much more too. There are many other stalwarts with mastery over both key forms â€” the nazm and the ghazal â€” of Urdu ...
- Obama's Evasion and Euphemism Give Trump the Edge - RealClearPolitics
RealClearPoliticsObama's Evasion and Euphemism Give Trump the EdgeRealClearPoliticsWe send prayers and condolences to the grieving as we ponder, without the gloss of poetry, how such things can happen. It's a hideous picture of carnage, a message not from a man with a single flaw ... The "sermons" of the American Muslim cleric Anwar ...and more »
- Literary Notes
Poetry Reading The Carolina African-American Writersâ€™ Collective ... Allâ€ spent eight months on The New York Times Best-Sellers List. His next novel, â€œThe Erotic History of a County Baptist Church, is slated for publication in 2019.
- Sharing a love of books during the holidays
Moore's "Twas the Night Before Christmas," because she enjoyed the poem so much. "It was something that my grandmother ... Rachel Cohn's "Dash & Lily's Book of Dares," where two bookish teens find themselves alone in Manhattan on the holidays.
- Poet Tyler Knott Gregson Discusses Poetry & Baseball with His Dad
Gregsonâ€™s poetry attracts an active social following that has earned ... Glenn â€œGooseâ€ Gregson, a Boston Red Sox Latin American pitching coordinator and former minor league baseball pitcher. Pretty sweet, right? So was the conversation that followed.
- Happy Birthday, Mr. Clemens
Paul Cech has been writing poetry since 1970. Several of his poems have been published as Saturday Poems in the Pittsburgh- Post Gazette and the Thomas Merton Center of Pittsburgh has published several of his poems in NewPeople.
- Seth Meyers Methodically Demolishes the Idea That Republicans are the Party of Law and Order
he does a loopy reading of a Trump tweet as a beat poem, then pivots to a totally different character with a sort of His Girl Friday cadence. The timing is great, the jokes are funny, and the whole thing exists only because, again, the Republican party is ...