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- Dedicated to poets â€“ past and present
For hardcore followers of ghazals and Urdu poetry, all these names would be familiar. A small section would even be soaked in the work of each poet. But if one looks at the larger picture, the majority is not familiar with the work of many, barring maybe ...
- News poetry: Fracking elegy
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- â€˜An Evening of African-American Poetryâ€™ returns to the Averitt
Prepare to be moved by the power of the pen once more as Director Mical Whitaker brings â€œAn Evening of African-American Poetryâ€ to the Averitt Center for the Arts. The annual event is a celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy.
- Sext-Worthy Ancient Greek Poetry
Once upon a time on a Greek island far, far away, a lesbian poet named Sapphos entertained beautiful women and wrote them love poetry. That island, Lesbos, is where the word lesbian comes from. Yes, this poet was so amazing that she coined the term for ...
- Madtown Poetry Open Mic
Paul subscribes to the theory of retro incarnation, which posits that, after death, we return as random articles of vintage clothing. The Madtown Poetry Open Mic, hosted by Ron Czerwien at Mother Fool's Coffeehouse, welcomes all forms of poetry.
- Peace through poetry: Ann Marie Fleming on Window Horses and open minds
Set at a poetry festival in Iran, Window Horses, the new feature from mixed heritage Canadian animator Ann Marie Fleming, is a timely celebration of diaspora and cultural exchange. She talks about experiences of exile and adaptation and the importance of ...
- Poetry then, songs now
Over the past six decades, Gu Jianfen has emerged as one of the country's most prolific composers, with hundreds of songs, including The Kiss From Mother, Missing and Young Friends Come Together. She has also mentored pop stars, such as Na Ying and Mao ...
- Sufi fest celebrates Indiaâ€™s friendship with Afghanistan
Amid the bonanza of music, poetry and scholarly discourses in the ongoing South Asian Jaipur Sufi Festival here, India's growing friendship with Afghanistan was reflected on Saturday with the significance attached to the countryâ€™s contingent and the ...
- Colorful + Modern NYC Rooftop Wedding
And thatâ€™s exactly what today is â€” a rooftop wedding in NYC!! Designed by Jesi Haack Design ... Laughing so uncontrollably at the altar that I was convulsing (the officiant read a poem that talked about us tickling each other and I lost it after ...
- Powerful poetry on the coast
â€œIâ€™m looking forward to meeting her,â€ said Coastside Poetry organizer Ryan Warren. â€œIâ€™ve been a big fan of hers for years. â€œWhen the country was very heavily in the throws of the Black Lives Movement challenge, I shared on Facebook a poem she ...
- Labour leader shares love of poetry on Keswick visit
LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn was joined by shadow social care minister Barbara Keeley on a visit to Keswick today which lasted more than two hours. His first point of call was Amy's Care social club in the Crosthwaite Room at Keswick Museum. It provides ...
- POEM: 'Please help me find my way'
JSANDERS, a Streator native, resides in New Lenox. TO SUBMIT POEMS, mail your piece to The Times newsroom or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a short paragraph about yourself and why you wrote the poem. A photo of yourself also is welcome.
- Poem: Walking the Cedar River
Tim J. Brennan taught secondary English at Southland in Adams for over 30 years. His poetry can be found in many nice places. The Post-Bulletin publishes poetry by local and area writers every Monday. Send poems to Jeff Pieters at email@example.com.
- Download Voices from Nature. A Volume of Original Poems READ BOOK ONLINE
- Books Iâ€™m Not Recommending for Christmas, Part 1
This week I cover mysteries and suspense, fiction, faith, writing, and art. Next week Iâ€™ll cover history and biography, general non-fiction, and poetry. For all the listings, the links direct you to my reviews or articles at this blog or Tweetspeak Poetry.