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- This is Not a Defense of Poetry
Love, the lurching spirit prow of poetry. â€œI should be clear that I am not advocating nor do I care for a poetry of the merely personal, of inchoate individuality.â€ Visions in the context of any traditions, it seems to me, is borne on an authoritarian ...
- In Celebration of the Love Poem [by Susan Elliott Brown]
When I started writing poetry in high school, the first hundred or so poems were no doubt about loveâ€”the loss of it, the unrequited crush, the infatuation with that first love, attempts at writing about physical intimacy, and an extra embarrassing one I ...
- Breaking free
Petals and flowers, moon and stars lend themselves to poetry. Not so brutalities of man, the cruelties imposed in the name of religion and region, ideals and ideology. Blood and tears, fear and grief are all for prose, poetry is all about tulips and roses.
- Western Pennsylvania students take top awards in national veterans' poster and poetry contest
Pennsylvania students took top honors in the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Poster and Poem Contest this week. Third-grader Cameron Serra Peretti, a student in the Woodland Hills School District, was the national grand prize winner in the poster category.
- Florida poet laureate Peter Meinke's columns are prose to savor
Meinke, Florida's poet laureate, often celebrates the quotidian in his poetry, and does so in prose in his latest book, To Start With, Feel Fortunate. The book is a collection of some of the columns he has written over the past five years for Creative ...
- Gary Jackson Poetry Reading
South Carolina poet Gary Jackson will read from his book "Missing You ... and the gravesides of a sister and a friend. "Jackson integrates the comic-book world of superheroes like Spider-Man and Batman into his world as a black adolescent in Kansas.
- You Are Here
and Poetry, and enjoy reading very much. Looking forward to reading the submitted stories. It helps me with the creative process, especially when I can immersively envision the writer's story. It has been years since I belonged to a short story forum ...
- Woman and love in medieval courtly literature: the real and the fictional
In medieval Christian societies â€œwomanâ€ was seen either as Eve ... The present study argues that the courtly love poetry that had its sources in Arabic and Troubadour poems foregrounds the irreconcilability of fact and fiction concerning the medieval ...
- A celebration of Juneteenth resonates under the interstate in Old South Baton Rouge - The Advocate
The AdvocateA celebration of Juneteenth resonates under the interstate in Old South Baton RougeThe AdvocateThose portraits are juxtaposed with paintings of the 11 southern states that comprised the Confederacy, and the number of enslaved and free people in those states. In 1860, one pillar reads, 331,726 enslaved ... Bea Gyimah, assistant professor of ...and more »
- High Octane Ibsen! Black Box Presents PEER GYNT
December 20, 2017: The Black Box Performing Arts Center continues to emerge as ... which - according to Klaus Van Den Berg - features a "cinematic script [that] blends poetry with social satire and realistic scenes with surreal ones."
- Ramadan 1438/2017: Black Muslims Reflect on the Qurâ€™an â€“ Juzâ€™ 19
With mosque arsons, armed protests and attacks on our most vulnerable Black Muslim women, the verses in Juzâ€™ 19 provide a needed grounding in sacred history. The Qurâ€™an chapters â€œThe Standard,â€ â€œThe Poetsâ€ and the â€œAntâ€ were all revealed ...
- Back to the City video podcast: Dessa discusses her upcoming performance with the Minnesota Orchestra
her poetry and prose, and Thomas Hobbes. What impact did Dessaâ€™s brother Maxwell have on her music? How did conductor Sarah Hicks' fishnet tights affect Dessa's current collaboration with the Minnesota Orchestra? Is there any special significance to the ...
- London Sinfonietta review â€“ an outstanding birthday celebration with bells and whistles
Voices is a concert-length collection of 22 settings for mezzo and tenor of poems in German, English, Spanish and Italian, selected, Henze said, to reflect his own â€œpersonal political perspective and emotional involvementâ€. Itâ€™s not really a song ...
- Damo Hartonâ€™s ordinary rig and good poetry does us proud in Sydney
Mr Harton underwent a catwalk, a show and tell, a talent show â€“ where he read some impressive bush poetry â€“ and dressed as a fallen angel. â€œI had a picture of Shane Warneâ€™s signature dance on my wings, which was very last minute but an absolute hit.â€
- National Poetry Month Special: Download Our April 2017 Issue for Free
In celebration of National Poetry Month, weâ€™re happy to offer you, dear readers, a free download of the April 2017 issue of Poetry magazine! Our newly redesigned app is now available through iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon. There is even a PDF ...