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- Family shares late daughter's poem about addiction struggles
Two Pennsylvania parents are being praised after using their daughter's overdose to educate others. Brian and Bridget Farrell, of Selinsgrove, opened up the conversation about heroin addiction after releasing a poem written by their 23-year-old daughter ...
- (VIDEO) Long Valley student poets receive rare honor
Blue jays, cardinals and robins are often seen flying about the butterfly bushes, black-eyed susans, echinacea, irises and other plant life. Itâ€™s a natural setting for the poems which are written about some aspect of nature. â€œIt is registered as a ...
- POEM cure for achalasia, a morbid oesophagus disease
... train gastro-doctors in advanced surgery named Preroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) to treat this rare but highly morbid condition which completely destroys the quality of life of patients," said Dr Nilay Mehta, the organizing secretary of POEM 2017.
- African American recipients of poetry prizes, awards (1987-2017)
2016: Angel Nafis (Ruth Lilly and(Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship) 2016: Alison C. Rollins (Ruth Lilly and(Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship) 2016: Tyehimba Jess (Lannan Foundation Literary Award)
- The Poet-Historian
In Poet in Spain, a new volume of translations of Federico GarcÃa Lorcaâ€™s poetry by Sarah Arvio, we see a wide-ranging exhibition of Lorcaâ€™s curiosity about marginalized groupsâ€”from his fascination with 14 th-century Persian poetry in The Tamarit ...
- Woman's obituary includes a poem she wrote about addiction
SELINSGROVE, Pa. (AP) â€” The parents of a 23-year-old Pennsylvania woman who overdosed on heroin have included a poem in her obituary that she wrote about struggling with addiction. The obituary for Delaney Farrell was published in The (Sunbury ...
- At National Book Festival, divergent American stories
If history and politics were the main draw at the Main Stage, elsewhere in the convention center the mishmash of the American story was being told by graphic novelists, poets, scientists, childrenâ€™s story authors and young adult celebrity writers.
- Father and My Birthday - Poem by Rajendra Bhandari
rotate Mother, brothers, the neighbours. Father, the unborn. The ketaki bloomed in the garden. I, on the portico. A maze, an alder or a fig-tree has no birthday and neither have I. My father does not know my birthday.
- 8 Apps to Learn With Poetry
and share their poems online. 6 The Instant Poetry 2 app provides words to create poems; students can add images. 7 Foldpass is a game where students can write haiku with their friends. 8 Name Poem allows students to create and share acrostic poems.
- New Spuyten Duyvil Anthology to Benefit Planned Parenthood
Bustle heralds the arrival of a new anthology that emphasizes poetryâ€™s vital role in contemporary protest and resistance movements. The anthology, Resist Much Obey Little: Inaugural Poems to the Resistance, clocks in at 740 pages and features verse by an ...
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Sonnet 26
She had modeled her life on the ephemeral glory of thoughts and ideas as they appeared in poems and art. All of the metaphysical beauty coupled itself with the thoughts and dreams of a poet and combined, rolling itself into the reality of her belovÃ¨d.
- Horoscopes: Sagittarius
Walt Whitman, the father of American poetry, wrote, "There was never any more inception than there is now, / Nor any more youth or age than there is now." Translation: We're always at the beginning of our lives; we're as young and as old today as we'll ...
- Golda Meir biography takes top honor in National Jewish Book Awards
... the council called â€œa book about books,â€ won The Miller Family Book Club Award in Memory of Helen Dunn Weinstein and June Keit Miller. * â€œBarren Islandâ€ (New Issues Poetry & Prose/Western Michigan University), a historical novel by Carol Zoref ...
- Hilarious poetry recitation
Ludhiana: Ryan International School, Jamalpur, organised a hilarious poetry recitation competition with a motive ... Success is the sum of all efforts repeated day in and day out. A motivational and inspirational talk was given by Viren Pathania, a young ...
- What publishers need to understand about Generation Z
Yrsa Daley Ward is one such example. She self-published her collection of poetry, relying on Instagram to sell her poetry, and has recently done a deal with Penguin. To Gen Z self-publishing is a norm, as is co-creation. The generation that grew up making ...