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- The shift from poet's individual mood to people's collective mood
This shift from the poet's individual mood to the people's collective mood enlisted Urdu poetry to perform a higher function - such as the criticism of the people's life-style, and of their ideas and myths that had brought them to such a sorry pass.
- Love Poem
A little something inspired by all the generic love poems I tend to see all the time. Many love poems are wonderful, but just as with every genre of writing, there are the good poems, and then there are the not so good poems. This is a typical love poem.
- Shankha Ghosh conferred with 52nd Jnanpith Award
His poems convey messages but free of polemics. â€¢ Ghosh is a poet with an eye to the social milieu and his poems record both his time and space in a rare poetic style. â€¢ Murkho Baro, Samajik Noy and Baborer Prarthana are some of his classic creations.
- Poetry Out Loud gives students chance to shine
Join the Tulare County Office of Education and the Arts Consortium on Feb.1 as we honor these brave young men and women breathing new life into old words. Letâ€™s celebrate poetry! Kate Stover coordinates the Tulare County Office of Educationâ€™s arts ...
- CORRECTION FROM SOURCE: Sarah Ariza-Verreault, Pickering High School, Wins Provincial Education Award
This document corrects and replaces the press release that was sent on March 16, 2015. This year's theme should have read "Transforming character ...." The corrected version follows.
- Poetry of Emily Dickinson Seminar Begins Feb. 2 at Wilton Library
Winners of Beyond Brushwork Announced at Rowayton Arts Center: Weston resident Joel Sobelson won Best in Show at the Rowayton Arts Centerâ€™s opening reception of the Beyond Brushwork Exhibit. The winning work was his pastel drawing, â€œSpotted Owl.â€
- Bay Area Beat Poet And Musician David Meltzer Dies At Age 79
Meltzer had begun writing as a child and attracted wider attention when he was featured along with such acclaimed contemporaries as Allen Ginsberg and John Ashbery in â€œThe New American Poetry 1945-1960.â€ He would publish prose and poetry steadily over ...
- Pinball Wizard
However, the desire to write fiction and poetry never really went away. When the kids had flown, and he had retired from the paying gigs and didnâ€™t have to worry about money so much, he turned back to poetry and fiction. In addition to being a regular ...
- Open Studentsâ€™ Minds With Poetry 180
I loved the ideaâ€”and have started doing it with my classes. Some of the poems are funny, others are shocking and still others are deeply moving, but their true magic lies in what they can offer as a whole. If read out loud on a daily basis, these poems ...
- Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Awards
Recommended free contest awards four prizes of $500 for books of fiction, nonfiction, first novel, and poetry written by an African-American and published in the US during the current year. The awards honor books that depict the â€œcultural, historical ...
- HELP BUILD A BEE HOTEL AT THE KELOWNA ART GALLERY
Admission is free and everyone is welcome. This is a family-friendly event. Also, from 1:30 â€“ 2:30 on October 1, weâ€™ll be celebrating the Pollinator Poetry Post with readings from the Pollinator Poetry Contest winners. This will be an open mic event ...
- Bishop Arts Theatre Center
Black Nativity is a celebration of the Christmas story told through the lens of the African diaspora. The production includes poetry, gospel, praise dance and folk spirituals.
- Poet forms youth-focused performance event
The invitation was a call to a monthly event called Cuisine & Poetry, a melding of poetry, motion and music is the gift of founder, hostess and poet Sharonda Eccentrich Chery. Chery is no stranger to spoken word as an art form. Chery was part of Team DaDa ...
- Elizabeth and Alice
In the spring of 1970, Robert Lowell accepted a position at the University of Essex, in England, leaving a vacancy at Harvard, where heâ€™d been teaching poetry for one semester each year since the fall of 1963. He wrote to his old friend, the poet ...
- Home truths from Notts' poetry publishing stars
Candlestick is dedicated to popularising poetry through the back door ... including prose pamphlets embracing essays and short stories," says publisher Di Slaney. "The pamphlets lend themselves to the idea of gifts, for they carry more weight than the ...