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- Powerful poetry: reaching out in Arabic culture
The clips have been written and produced by local believers, and will combine the tradition of Arabic poetry with the power of modern online media, to reach millions of people in their own homes with the message of Godâ€™s love. Christians face persecution ...
- Bridgeton to hold Juneteenth Cultural Celebration - NJ.com
NJ.comBridgeton to hold Juneteenth Cultural CelebrationNJ.comThe event will be family friendly with free face painting and moon bounce for children. The event will contain a poetry contest about Juneteenth featuring students from the Bridgeton Excel program, and Cumberland Regional High School. There will be ...
- Teen Readers Share the Last Book They Loved: Villainous Tales, Splintered Siblings, and Dangerous Lies
Stork The Memory of Light was not a book I could binge-read. Though I was fully engrossed in the plot, I took my time reading it in order to fully appreciate the carefully chosen poems and thoughtfully crafted sentences that make the story so powerful.
- "Narrative: Ali": Elizabeth Alexander Recites Her Poem Written from Muhammad Ali's Perspective - Democracy Now!
Democracy Now!"Narrative: Ali": Elizabeth Alexander Recites Her Poem Written from Muhammad Ali's PerspectiveDemocracy Now!poet and professor. She is director of Creativity and Free Expression at the Ford Foundation. She is the former chair of African American Studies at Yale. She is the author of the persona poem "Narrative: Ali," written from the perspective of Muhammad Ali.and more »
- How to Read Poetry
This isnâ€™t the poemâ€™s fault; in fact sometimes poetry that requires deeper reading offers the greatest payoff. Anyone can open a book and read lines of poetry, letting the language drift in and out of their mind. When we put some effort into our ...
- Christian Books
He hates popes by the end of the poem. Do you think most of his Florentine audience would have had the same combination of deep Christian and classical knowledge? They certainly would have the knowledge. They wouldnâ€™t have had the beliefs. One of the ...
- A Poet Reflects On The Strangeness of America
Thompson has been reflecting on Americaâ€™s unique scenery, people and passions, and this inspired him to write a collection of poems called â€œStrange Countryâ€ (Shearsman Books/2016). Thompson is an English professor at North Carolina State University.
- The Best American Poetry (2015)
The premier anthology of contemporary American poetry continues with an exceptional volume edited by award-winning novelist and poet Sherman Alexie, now with a new essay by Alexie on reactions to the 2015 publication. Since its debut in 1988, The Best ...
- Writing African American college students letters about poetry and ideas
Every summer for years now, I exchanged series of letters or emails with the incoming college students enrolled in two of my fall courses. One of the courses is comprised of first-year collegiate black men, and another course is comprised of first-year ...
- FREE this weekend / â€œCountry Songs and Backroad Love Notesâ€
Steven Harz was the 2013 winner of the international People's Poetry Contest and is a three-time winner of The Iron Writer Challenge. In his writing, Steven captures the exhilaration, pain, and frustration of love, all the while making you strive to find ...
- Poetry as Prayer â€¦ a little inspiration from Robert Lax â€¦
Because of that connection, the island is a destination for Christian pilgrimage. Although Robert Lax lived quietly in Patmos and did nothing to promote his poetry or himself, people â€“ including the Beats and other poets â€“ came to visit him.
- 10,000 Glass Raindrops Hang from Above at MassArt
The sculptor was especially inspired by the Gothic cathedrals of France ... Rain, for Clayman, also possesses a certain poetry and nostalgia. â€œRain can be so much to so many people. Itâ€™s tears, itâ€™s joy, itâ€™s sorrow. In my life, rain is the ...
- With Meditations, Soji Simpson lives on
The book of poems Meditations, compiled and annotated by Femi Simpson, the immediate younger brother of Soji, was launched on Saturday at MUSON centre Onikan, Lagos. Friends, families and other notable guests were present at this occasion to celebrate the ...
- Poets welcome at free workshop at Lancaster Public Library
The Lancaster Public Library will host a free event Thursday for local writers looking to tap into their inner Emily Dickinson. Ars Poetica: A Workshop and Writing Space for Exploring Poetry will be Thursday from 6-7 p.m. in the library's Clark Room.
- Januaryâ€™s Extraordinary Leader: A Poet, A Singer, A Faith-Full Leader
The idea came to her one night recently, and she wrote a poem about it in her journal ... Choir and served breakfast and lunch to women dealing with the heartache of life. She did that every other Saturday for 18 months at a church minutes from campus.