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- Tea and Conversation with Award-Winning Poet Tina Kelley
Her writing has appeared in Audubon, the Journal of the American Medical Association, Orion, People, Poetry Northwest, Poetry East, Southwest Review, Prairie Schooner, and The Best American Poetry 2009, and on the buses of Seattle Washington. She won the ...
- In a Room, Listening to Phil Elverum Sing About His Wifeâ€™s Death
â€œA Crow Looked at Meâ€ opens with Elverum worrying that the immensity of death makes it a bad subject for art, which can only ever fail to grasp it: All poetry is dumb. In the songs he added to the mix last night, Elverum expanded this line of thinking ...
- Brutal inspiration: why poets are writing about Coventryâ€™s ring road
The urban landscape has long set literary imaginations on fire â€“ but a ring road may not spring to mind as an obvious source of poetic inspiration. In Coventry, however, the overt orbicular oddness of the ring road and its nine junctions, each elbowing ...
- The Brilliance And Mania Of Poet Robert Lowell
Robert Lowell's poetry was wide-ranging, and dealt with both the personal and the epic. It spoke of friendship and death; Boston and Maine; the American Revolution and the Greek myths. And he wrote it all while suffering from extreme bipolar disorder.
- 5th Grader Writes Awesome, Funny Poem
Itâ€™s been a rough start to the season. The Cardinals find themselves in a hole a little over 2 weeks into the season and most likely your social media feed is full of fun little pick-me-ups like this: This team is a a dumpster fire. Can't hit ...
- How an Introverted Graffiti Artist Became a Star Keynote Speaker
through poetry. It was hard for me to share [my story] at the beginning. I didnâ€™t want it to be, â€œWoe is me,â€ or, â€œLook at my sad story.â€ But Iâ€™m holding up a mirror, and the audience is recalling a specific moment in their life where they ...
- Canadaâ€™s Poet Laureate to speak at Algoma U
Clarke has been awarded the Portia White Prize for Artistic Achievement (1988), the Governor-Generalâ€™s Award for Poetry (2001), the National Magazine Gold Medal for Poetry (2001), the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Achievement Award (2004), the Trudeau ...
- Vermont seeks next poet laureate
MONTPELIER >> Nominations are being sought for the appointment of Vermont's next poet laureate. Sydney Lea has been Vermont Poet Laureate since 2011 and will retire from the position this year. The Vermont Arts Council said Friday that a new poet laureate is appointed every four years to serve as the state's ambassador for the art of poetry, participating in readings in Vermont and
- The Ultimate Fighter 25: Redemption episode 4 recap - Poetry and purple toenails
And on paper, they should easily get to 4-0 tonight. Dillashaw sends top pick and current UFC fighter James Krause, whoâ€™s on the show to get â€œredemptionâ€ for losing his prelim fight on TUF 15, against Johnny Nunez, who was 0-2 on TUF 22. Nunez is on ...
- If You Don't Know Jamila Woods From *That* Chance The Rapper Song, You Will Soon
Jamila met Chance at the Young Chicago Authors, where she was performing a poem and he was performing a song ... When she finally decided to put her own poetry to music? It was Chanceâ€™s turn to help her, and itâ€™s his name in parenthesis on Jamila ...
- Alternative Tweets A Mindfulness Practice In The Age of The Orange Menace
inspirational poetryâ€¦and cats. And I can tell you this: If you accept the Alternative Tweet Challenge, and find yourself turning this man-babyâ€™s diatribes into positive vibrations, youâ€™ll be able to handle anything that comes down the line.
- Thou Art: The Beauty of Identity A Studio Pause Community Poetry Book celebrating National Poetry Month 2017
Hello, my name is Sushmita Mazumdar and I am an artist and founder of Studio PAUSEin Arlington, VA,a space whereI write, teach, and create Handmade Storybooksand other mixed-media work. Launched in 2013 with a Kiva Zip micro loan and in collaboration with ...
- Words Have Discovered How to Make Love: 3 Poems by Surrealist Masters
Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) More Whereas Surrealist art and film have achieved widespread success, Surrealist poetry has languished in their shadow.
- The Final Bend - Poem by Cynthia BuhainBaello
When the eyes blur and ears fail to hear, We forget the names of those we love dear. Each day brings us closer to that final bend Like a leaf from the tree, to the ground we end.
- Surprising Benefits Of Drinking Warm Water
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