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- Ted Kooser's American Life in Poetry (Oct. 29)
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- Words that matter: Sergeant Bluff teen wins Iowa Poetry Out Loud competition
But as soon as she takes a breath, the Sergeant Bluff-Luton High School sophomore begins to relax. This is true whenever Kiple performs with her school's dance squad as well as during the times when she sings one of the song that she has written.
- blk/wooomen revolution: Orbiting Sonia Sanchez, Alice Walker and Elizabeth Alexander
When PBS begins airing the documentary BaddDDD [i] about the life of Sonia Sanchez, it is the middle of the semester, my sixth wedding anniversary is just ... â€œTo Anitaâ€, a poem for her daughter and for the masses of black women at war with themselves ...
- Clothing Store, prose poem by Melanie Villines (MY FIRST JOB Poetry and Prose Series)
Iâ€™ve just turned 15 so will need a work permit. On the subway downtown, I watch myself flash by in the window as the black tunnel takes me to some exotic future where I can earn my own money and spend it I however I please. I make my way to the Board of ...
- Another Letter
I started my writing career my freshman year of college ... original Artwork/Artist and Spoken Poetry. Learn who was awarded an honorary award of Humanitarian of the Year and more
- Shepard mourned by friends Phil Kaufman and Jeannette Etheredge
Kaufman wrote in an essay published in Variety on Tuesday that heâ€™d first laid eyes on Shepard performing at a poetry reading ... â€œFor me,â€ said the director of his old friend, â€œheâ€™s the spirit that lived in the air. ... Heâ€™s still out there ...
- Poet laureate discusses Bardâ€™s poetry
For 14 years, the Bard of Sherman Avenue would send little rhymes to Dave Oliveria, who hosts The Spokesman-Reviewâ€™s Huckleberries Online blog. The Bardâ€™s identity was a secret to all but a few, including Oliveria and Spokane poet Tod Marshall.
- Greek bookstore in Sydney closes down after 5 years
Eleni explained that the bookshop has provided a haven for the Greek community where people can get together with friends and meet new ones ... space will remain open where workshops for writers, poetry music events and modern Greek classes will continue.
- Notable NYC: 1/14â€“1/20
Powerhouse, 6 p.m., free. Carrie Bennett, Aimee Harrison, Marco Maisto, Kevin Mclellan, and Travis A. Sharp read with Small Portions. Berlâ€™s Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free. Norman Fischer and Sue Landers join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.
- Researchers Investigate What Makes a Poem Popular
â€œWhile it may seem obvious that individual taste matters in judgments of poetry, we found that despite individual ... the worst were ones with a negative emotional valenceâ€”think sad or scary poemsâ€”that did not contain particularly vivid imagery.
- Reading & Open Mic | Shanghai Literary Review
"In a sewage runoff gulch of a backwater province called NYC, there are about several dozens of these things every night, where people read their tortured prose and dainty poetry and other people snap their fingers because thatâ€™s an idea someone had ...
- English department to hold Ekphrasis Poetry Contest
Reading poetry â€” whether a Civil War poem by Walt Whitman, a romantic couplet or a foreboding piece by Edgar Allan Poe â€” can evoke a powerful emotional response. Writing poetry can also be a therapeutic experience that allows the writer to present ...
- Poetry corner, 10/15
Oh say can you see; the best in our country when our flag is unfurled? Faith, hope and love for al who partake. A testament of joy for all who participate. The flagâ€™s strength is thought and concern for others. Liberty shall prosper for all, as the flag ...
- For National Poetry Month: A Social Justice Poetry Project for Teens, a guest post by Laura Shovan
I turned to poetry, printing out the text of the press conference and highlighting key phrases. The result was a found poem in Trumpâ€™s own words. The idea worked well enough that I borrowed it for the daily write-in I host each February. My goal was to ...
- 9 facts about Mary Shelley that will make you bow down to the Queen of Horror
The queen of goth, Mary wrote one of the most iconic books of the 19th ... 9Her husbandâ€™s heart was calcified, and she kept it wrapped in his poems. Several different hearts from our collection, used to illustrate "Mary Shelley and the Heart of her ...