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- Featured Writer: William Wright, Jr.
I am a college student from San Diego California and I hold a deep passion for reading and writing poetry. I was sixteen years old when I first fell in love with poetry and I have been faithful to the craft ever since.
- 18-Year-Old Captures The Daily Plights Of Black Women In Profound Poem
â€œI tried writing a poem where I stood in the middle of a boxing ring â€• a metaphor of black womanhood,â€ Binion says in the poem. Binion, who was honored by Michelle Obama as a member of the 2016 class of National Student Poets in September ...
- Review: 'Mirror's Edge Catalyst' is overdue poetry in motion - Daily Mail
Daily MailReview: 'Mirror's Edge Catalyst' is overdue poetry in motionDaily MailIf that's not enough, users can craft their own courses in "Catalyst" and share them online with friends. Despite an eight-year gap between entries, the ethereal "Mirror's Edge" remains a wholly unique experience that marries fluid interactivity with a ...and more »
- Bottom of the Class
A Beka Academy: An affiliate of Floridaâ€™s Pensacola Christian College, A Beka Academy serves two ... on the work of 17 th-century poet Anne Bradstreet. â€œ[She] calls her poetry a child,â€ the teacher says. â€œAnd just as a child can be unruly, just ...
- Free Poetry Contest
Poetryfest announces that $5,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded this year to amateur poets. Poets, especially beginners, are encouraged to enter for their chance to win. To enter send one poem of 21 lines or less: Free Poetry Contest, PO Box 3561 ...
- At 17, 1967, poem by Jennifer Lagier (ME, AT 17 Poetry and Prose Series)
of whom my mom disapproved. go explore a big world. AUTHORâ€™S PHOTO CAPTION: Taken in my bedroom, Escalon California, 1967. NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR: Getting engaged and married young certainly shaped my life in ways I would never have imagined.
- Miranda Kerr swapped the bubbly for this rather unusual wedding morning activity
"Our wedding was just so joyful," she recalled ... are a great stress relief and good for "getting rid of emotional tension". This inspirational poem was shared with me today and I wanted to share it with you too. Hope you enjoy and take from it what ...
- Domestic worker wins Migrant Worker Poetry Competition for the first time
Chong, 28, added: "The migrant workers who have published poetry collections here have mostly been male, and it would be wonderful to see a female domestic worker come out with a solo collection soon."
- Teacher appreciation: Lodi studentâ€™s essay praises winning educator
poems or thank-you letters. A senior at Lincoln Technical Academy in the Lodi Unified School District, Aldana wrote a one-page essay that painted Dahlen, who teaches medical assisting, as a inspirational and caring educator who helps motivate students.
- Make A Change
Socialite, Series of the Year, original Artwork/Artist and Spoken Poetry. Learn who was awarded an honorary award of Humanitarian of the Year and more
- This Indian Teenager Is Using Slam Poetry To Confront Beauty Standards
â€œSince the age of 9 Iâ€™ve been slapping my face with fairness creams,â€ Joharâ€™s poem begins. â€œEvery face wash was a slap ... anything is better than dark.â€ (Haldi is the Indian word for turmeric, which many women use to make their skin appear ...
- Literature is an oasis: Tishani Doshi
Do people believe in poetry? If someone tells you that your poem has changed their life, it is very special. The audience for poetry is a struggle. The role of a Modern poet is partly evangelist. I want to go and talk to people. People donâ€™t know that ...
- Interview with Somerville Poet David Blair: Author of the poetry collection â€œArsonvilleâ€
This quote meant a lot to me when I started out writing. DH: I get the sense that most of your poems are never far from grief. DB: Well some of the poems in this collection centered around my mother's death. Alsoâ€”they were written when my daughter was born.
- Warrior Poetry: These Are Not Tears
I am sure it must be rain. A sobbing man is shamefully weak, No matter what the pain. I am combat hardened, Accustomed to much death. My enemies go unpardoned. I cut off their final breath. But this battle is one too far. Piles of dead and dying.
- Calligraphic animation of a traditional Persian poem about self discovery â€“ Features
The Conference of the Birds by Farid ud-Din Attar is a lengthy and celebrated poem written in Persian exploring the fragility ... according to Sufi, such as yearning, love and detachment. One by one however, each of the birds drop out of the journey ...