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- In Times of Division, Finding Refugeâ€”and Fighting Backâ€”Through Art
Shireâ€™s poems, which largely revolve around the experience of being ... Some of us are ethnic mixes, e.g. Ghanaian and Canadian, Nigerian and Swiss; others merely cultural mutts: American accent, European affect, African ethos. Most of us are ...
- 'The Big Red Book of Modern Chinese Literature' Opens Doors Hitherto Closed to Us
Thereâ€™s not too much in the way flesh on the bones, however. This is, at heart, an anthology, and yet its 600 pages are dwarfed by similar collections concerning the Romantic poets, or 20th Century American literature, or pieces from other sources.
- Speech arts in the Gladstone Music and Arts Festival
Day one of the Gladstone Music and Arts Festivals is complete. The Speech Arts day of the Gladstone Festival marks the beginning of festival season for the area.
- 10 of the Best Sylvia Plath Poems Everyone Should Read
But what are her greatest poems? A few titles spring to mind ... A blog dedicated to rooting out the interesting stuff about classic books and authors.
- Book Review: â€˜A Sweet Wild Noteâ€™ by Richard Smyth
The Romantic poets were particularly fond of writing of birds and birdsong, which culminated in works such as Coleridgeâ€™s 1798 poem The Nightingale: A Conversational Poemâ€™ and Wordsworthâ€™s To the Cuckoo (1802). As a consequence it could be said that ...
- 2016 Dogfish Head Poetry Prize won by professor emerita at Marshall
Moore taught poetry, composition and Shakespeare for 19 years at Marshall. She retired from the English Department in 2014 and is the author of two other books of poetry, Eating the Light (Sable Books) and The Book of Snow (Cleveland State Poetry Center).
- Free Fair getting ready for visitors
free fair secretary, said everything will be ready to go on Aug. 23. The fair starts with a soft opening Wednesday, Aug. 23 with the entry of items for OHCE, 4H, horticulture, text tiles and science exhibits at 4 p.m., 6 p.m. is the tractor contest. â€œIt
- Poems: Protection From Isolation and Solitary Confinement
At The American Poetry Review, Beth Ann Fennelly suggests that to fully embrace the beauty of poetry, one must memorize it. Once committed to memory â€” a process that gets easier with practice â€” a poem forever becomes prophylactic against stressful days ...
- My students need love as much as they do poetry
In the Christian circles I frequented in college and throughout most of my 20s, we used to warn each another, somewhat facetiously, to be careful asking God for patience or to teach you how to love, for the only way to learn these things was to encounter ...
- Gravity Fights Dark Energy, Expanding Space the Winner #physics #quantumphysics #science
But if gravity is the shape of space-time, then itâ€™s not a force at all? Is it? Find new science-inspired poetry on my blog here, about every other post, or in one of my collections.
- Rumble Fish
The film's characters speak in a musical and emotionally heightened tapestry of poetry, clichÃ©s, and platitudes that wouldn ... Such an impulse inspires a startlingly erotic interlude in Rumble Fish, in which teens fool around in a dilapidated house.
- Why Aisha Sasha John believes poetry is the scholarship of "aliveness"
I'm a thinker and I'm alive on earth. I'm trying to understand what it means to be here. What does it mean to be on this Earth, in this form, at this time? I'm trying to understand "aliveness" in the broadest sense possible because it's the one thing we're ...
- POEM: I am a Depression child
BETTY HUNT WRITES: "I am 89 and live in Long Point. My parents encouraged me to write letter at an early age. Then, when older, I wrote 'personal' poems for friends on their birthdays." Now that I'm older â€” I can't forget ... I visit the thrift shops and ...
- The Elusive Red Sleeve
She frowned, and ran back. She tried to grab his hand but hers passed through his slicing through thin air. He shook his head with sad eyes and turned away. Now confused and frantic, she lunged for the red sleeve of his shirt. She only felt air pass ...
- FrÃ©dÃ©rick Leboyer, whose light touch turned births into â€˜nativities,â€™ dies at 98
â€œYes, hell exists,â€ he wrote in â€œBirth Without Violence,â€ a 1974 prose poem that served as his medical cri de coeur. â€œIt is not a fairy tale. One indeed burns there. This hell is not at the end of life. It is here. At the beginning. â€¦ This is birt