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- World Traveler, story by Ann Hillesland (ME, IN A HAT Poetry and Prose Series)
Without a destination, I drift past stalls selling postcards and key chains and beer steins with the gothic castle on them. A rack of colorful hats catches my eye. I love hats. Because my straw summer hats wouldnâ€™t travel well, I havenâ€™t brought one ...
- WMHT to air documentary on Mario Cuomo
WMHT public television will air a new documentary "Governor Mario Cuomo: Poetry & Prose" at 9 p.m. Monday. "I used archival video, most of which hasn't seen the light of day in decades, from the longtime PBS program, 'Inside Albany,'" said Matt Ryan ...
- Africa: What 1960's African Poetry Tells Us About Colonialism
In view of the recently commemorated World Poetry Day we look at how some of the poems written by African poets of the 1960s, which explore colonialism, and some of the atrocities committed on the continent. The African intellectual circle of the 1960s ...
- Tony Bennett Celebrates His 90th Birthday Today
Starbucks will be playing Tony's music in all their retail chains throughout the day as well as special birthday wishes from celebrated friends. In addition to the lighting event, the Empire State Building will be displaying Bennett's original artwork in ...
- Poetry and Literature Calendar for Nov. 20-26
His full-length collection â€œOf Monodies and Homophonyâ€ was published by Outriders Poetry Project in 2015. Rust Belt Books, 415 Grant St. $3. Monday, 5:30 P.M.: Larkin Square Author Series presents a book talk by Margaret S. Creighton, author of â€œThe ...
- â€˜Haunt Your Libraryâ€™ celebrates 16 winners
The Kenton County Public Library received 90 entries for the â€œHaunt Your Libraryâ€ Writing Contest this October. Winners were chosen based on the following categories: Poetry: grades 1-3; prose: grades 1-3; poetry: grades 4-6; prose: grades 4-6 ...
- Donald Trump Shared A Proverb With His 'Irish Friends.' It Likely Wasn't Irish.
This is not an Irish proverb. It's a poem by Albashir Adam Alhassan, who is Nigerian. https://t.co/5DYxflz9v5 Mashable also notes how Joanne Tuttle claims the phrase in her online book of poems, Crystal Inspirations. In fairness to Trump, he didnâ€™t ...
- Bondi Hipsters, Ian Thorpe Team Up For Hilarious Olympics Vid
Just in case you weren't already aware, Dom and Adrian (Christian Van Vuuren and Nick Boshier ... other people set up a fashion label and their own art space and host silent poetry nights," Dom points out in the latest video from the viral duo.
- The world is a stage, Poetry by Kila Price
We break our bonds of friendship, no longer united, shed blood, sparing one another still undecided. And we sprawl. We sprawl. To be applauded. Little do we know its what the unknown always wanted.
- A Way Home - The inspirational story of a quest to build a strawbale house, and a new life
This is an affecting story, quietly inspirational and beautifully told by a deft and ... The author of eleven other books, Jillian has published novels, short stories, a collection of poetry and a book on the creative process, A Guide to Creating.
- Interview: Ryley Walker â€” â€œI think finding things beneath the surface informs a lot of the musicâ€
Heâ€™s just a good friend. He was going to come on this tour ... head and pulling couplets or verse fragments of lyricsâ€¦ â€¦I think thatâ€™s really cool poetry within the music. Thereâ€™s a lot of characters and stuff. I just write down one or two ...
- Remembering the romantics
(Left to right) Romantic period poets John Keats, Mary Shelley and Lord Byron When we think of the writers of the Romantic Movement, we tend to think of poems such as this one by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley: â€œOh, come to me in dreams, my love...â€
- What is a Parent?
This is a poem I wanted to make for people who are Parents but mainly for Children/Teens who have hate or show a bit of anger towards their parents to understand who they truly are and to show them the right way to be a parent.
- Erotica Exotica Poetica
The Hideout hosts a night of poetry, singing, and dancing with live music from Linda & the Hot Licks, dancing by Cruel Valentine and TS Machine-Gunn CoCo, and open mike poetry.
- Claude Mckay â€“ From a Patois Poet in Jamaica to Harlem Helping in Reinvigorating Black Literature
Many of the concerns that would occupy much of his later work such as the opposition of the city and the country, the problems of exile, and the relation of the black intellectuals to their common folks appear first in these poems. His second volume of ...