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- Dan Chiasson Revels in Ange Mlinko's 'Playful Poetry' at the New Yorker
Ange Mlinko's latest collection of poetry, Distant Mandate, nods to the artist's calling, but weaves through subjects that are a little less lofty, like "the binds of middle age," as Dan Chiasson so deftly points out. In his New Yorker review, Chiasson ...
- Woods on Fire | Poems â€” Fleda Brown
Weâ€™ve published poems and essays by Fleda Brown before, but this is something special, an apotheosis of sorts. Thursday, March 16, 5-7 pm, sheâ€™ll launch The Woods Are on Fire: New & Selected Poems at the Corner Loft in Traverse City, Michigan.
- From Strip Clubs To Writing Poetry: An Unorthodox Feminist Awakening
Sabrinaâ€™s work often tells stories from different perspectives, but they are only â€˜differentâ€™ in that the worlds of publishing, theatre and poetry are hostile to voices that stray from the canon. â€œRepresentation is always important. Thereâ€™s just ...
- Black Koffee celebrates Black History Month with art and literature presentations
Marshall University will host â€œBlack Koffee,â€ a poetry slam in honor of Black History Month, Friday. The poetry slam will be held at 6:30 p.m. in room BE5 of the Memorial Student Center. The top three poems of the poetry slam will receive a prize.
- 'Writing The Poems Back Into The Life': Biography Delves Into Elizabeth Bishop's Devotion To Poetry
â€œEven if not directly how to write a poem, there are messages about life that are significant ... old â€” and the "dislocations [that] followed, the sort that startle a child with vivid new impressions and force early memories," as Marshall puts it.
- Niagara People: The teacher who dances on desks
I did a little tap dance with a straw hat and I used my pointer stick as a cane. They loved it.â€ That performance grew into a poetry book he wrote upon retirement called â€œMy Teacher Dances on Desks.â€ It was among the many poetry books he has written ...
- Book Review: '300 Arguments,' Sarah Manguso
A new book by Sarah Manguso is tough to pin down. It claims to be a book of essays, but that label isn't exactly right, says our poetry reviewer Tess Taylor. She has this take on "300 Arguments." TESS TAYLOR, BYLINE: This quirky collection is not really ...
- Dog jumping for pasta in slow-mo is poetry in motion
This English Jack Russell named Nutmeg loves his pasta, so it was no surprise to see him literally jump for fettuccine in this video. The slow motion angle really captures the effort behind Nutmegâ€™s great leap towards the land of delicious snacks.
- Prufrock: Billy Joel Is the Worst, Romance Novels Are Not
The adolescent charm of celebrity poetry: "Like teenagers ... which leaves them time to pursue their teen- or teen-adjacent interestsâ€¦Like most teens, they sometimes make really bad, terribly serious art." Did Jane Austen die of arsenic poisoning?
- VHS student wins Miss Georgia Teen USA 2017
She earned the right to represent the Peach State at the Miss Teen USA pageant to be held in the summer, according to a press release. Ward said she enjoys poetry, modeling and dancing. She said pink is her favorite color. She is a member of SMILE ...
- Plymouth news briefs - Wicked Local
Plymouth news briefsWicked Localâ€œA Funny Thing Happened On the Way To the Forumâ€: Aug. 4-20, by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, music and lyrics by Stephen .... Poetry: The Art of Words. PLYMOUTH â€“ Poetry: The Art of Words, the Mike Amado Memorial Series, is held at the Plymouth ...and more »
- The Dark Forces Of Yesteryear Are Still Around - Poem by Hebert Logerie
They are elected, selected to be Governors, and President. The dark forces linger on; they're powerful and vociferous They breathe the same air that we inhale. They're dangerous They are very tricky. They smile with soul shut and heart closed They are ...
- Another View: Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus
Your little friends are wrong. They have been affected by the skepticism ... There would be no childlike faith then, no poetry, no romance to make tolerable this existence. We should have no enjoyment, except in sense and sight. The eternal life with ...
- What Naming and Poetry Have in Common
Navigate the Maze of the End-User Experience and pick up this APM Essential guide, brought to you in partnership with CA Technologies. From time to time, I come across an article or comment that neglects the need for naming things, especially if that would ...
- New Griots Festival celebrates Minnesota's emerging black artists
... of Black Girl Magicâ€ through poetry, song and dance. This 10-day festival of emerging black talent also includes performances by Blackout Improv (starting 7:30 p.m. Thu., Guthrie Theater, 818 S. 2nd. St., Mpls. $9. 612-377-2224 or guthrietheater.org).