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- Federal government earmarks N300 million to support young and talented Nigerian artistes
Reflecting on one of the poems, 'Who am I?,' the minister commended the sequence of the narrative that captured the efforts of black women and the prominence of African civilisation. â€œShe has been able to invoke in us, things to be proud of our qualities
- 7 Survival Tips for the 'In-Between' Days of Chronic Illness
What I found, at first, was that neither worked for me. Isolating people who loved me wasnâ€™t the answer. I wrote hundreds of dark poetry, as I found writing to be a way of expressing myself. I felt an immediate high by releasing the negative energy from ...
- Poetry Night at Andaz Wall Street
Jan. 9, 7 pm Where: Andaz Wall Street, 75 Wall St. Admission is free. RSVP is recommended ... Ginny Wiehardtâ€™s chapbook Migration won the 2016 Gold Line Press Poetry Chapbook Contest. Her poems have appeared in literary journals including Bellingham ...
- Almost forgotten St. Valentine's Day massacre photographer now remembered as poet
It is titled "Tanka: Poems in Exile" ("tanka" being a form of Japanese poetry ... "He and my grandfather (Florence Carr's brother) were best friends and from the time I was a little boy I heard stories." Lee eventually became keeper of his Fujita's materials.
- 5 Things To Do This Weekend: Embarrassing Teen Stories, A Live Looping Fest And Sidewalk Poems
The success of the Moth storytelling slams has kicked off a proliferation of live storytelling series in recent years. â€œMortified,â€ which features real people revisiting the trials, tribulations and diary entries of their youths, is one of the better ones.
- Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 400
400 Wednesday poetry prompts is pretty cool! With 10 April PAD Challenges and 9 November PAD Chapbook Challenges, it means Iâ€™ve shared 970 prompts on here, though admittedly, thereâ€™s been a few repeats (like the love and/or anti-love poem for each ...
- One dies while reciting poem
The deceased is identified as Shreebhadra Pandit, 49. Pandit, who had collapsed while reading out the poem, breathed his last while undergoing treatment at Laxmi Hospital, Dumre. Police said family members took the body on Friday.
- Depressed at the holidays? Maybe it's the music
I find the songâ€™s cloying premise to be particularly sad and depressing at this time of year ... the guy probably shouldnâ€™t have been writing poetry â€” at least, not the kind that would later be borrowed for catchy Christmas tunes.
- How I Reached New People By Having a Poetry Open Mic in the Library
For me, it was a great way to introduce the School Library that I manage to new teens and teachers. The concept was pretty simple. The Library Assistant and I found a ton of cool poems that were around five or six lines long. Then we printed them onto due ...
- Author/illustrator visits Mahanoy City for childrenâ€™s literacy program
Illustrator Micha Archer, author of â€œDaniel Finds a Poem,â€ visited the library as part of Pennsylvaniaâ€™s One Book, Every Young Child program. Archerâ€™s book is One Bookâ€™s 2017 selection. The book was published in 2016 by Nancy Paulsen Books ...
- Virushka secret wedding: Virat-Anushka wedding planner reveals 'return gift' given to guests
She wanted everything to be about growth and prosperity, so the whole wedding was in fact inspired by the idea of an overgrown garden. They are big fans of Rumi and his poetry, so an anthology of his poems was given as a take back present for all the ...
- Which Character Would You Be In A Teen Horror Movie?
Yes, you might come off as a bit of a douche, but inside youâ€™re a sensitive soul who likes to read poetry, weeps to rom-coms, and is easily scared. You probably wonâ€™t last â€˜til the end of the film, but, before you die, youâ€™ll reveal your true self.
- Poems: Protection From Isolation and Solitary Confinement
At The American Poetry Review, Beth Ann Fennelly suggests that to fully embrace the beauty of poetry, one must memorize it. Once committed to memory â€” a process that gets easier with practice â€” a poem forever becomes prophylactic against stressful days ...
- The Louisville Connection â€” Following Ali's Funeral Procession and Finding Keats - Town Topics
The Louisville Connection â€” Following Ali's Funeral Procession and Finding KeatsTown TopicsAt one point a light-skinned black teen on a bike keeps pace with the hearse, showing off, both hands high above the handlebars, punching and counterpunching the air, evoking the legendary arrogance of young Cassius Clay and Ali's own words in the ...
- Geo-Poetic Spaces: Living With The Gods
His book Intimate Geography, published by Ragged Sky Press, won the 2012 San Diego Book Award for Poetry. Ish, as he is known, has also written lyrics for German musicians Andrea HÃ¶rkens and Thomas Roderburg (Tender Art).