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- Friends Poems - Poems For Friends - Possessions Are Nine Points Of Conversation
Some people, and it doesn't matter whether they are paupers or millionaires, Think that anything they have is the best in the world just because it is theirs. If they happen to own a 1921 jalopy, They look at their neighbor's new de luxe convertible like ...
- This award-winning Indian's poem collection is all about the soul, nature and love
Soft rain drenched my innards and a dam broke... Words were my best friends. Poetry spilled out of me. I conversed deeply with my own soul and found hidden reservoirs of strength hitherto undiscovered." As one can imagine, the words that emerges out of a ...
- New poetry: animals, their humans and the impact of war
as with the poem â€œMythology,â€ about the death of Diana, the Princess of Wales: â€œYour life was not your own to keep/ or lose. Beside the river, swerving underground,/ the future tracked you, snapping at your heels:/ Diana, breathless, hunted by your ...
- Elvis Costello Talks Fatherhood and His Unexpected Role on the New Animated Series, Pete the Cat
It was a wonderful thing that Ronan [MacManus] found this poem of my dadâ€™s and set it to music ... I guess thatâ€™s where the theatrical funny voices bit comes from. Very recently I stumbled on a photograph taken at the press call for that performance.
- Quirky places to eat on your next trip, like that prison in Massachusetts
The 34th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko will feature cooking classes with Basque chefs (sold out, but you can sample dishes at local restaurants), and talks and films about Basque life in the 19th century and the present (Feb. 1-3). The gathering ...
- Home of poet Robert Frost gifted to Bennington College
The Robert Frost Stone House Museum in Shaftsbury was the poetâ€™s home for nine years ... The nonprofit owners - The Friends of Robert Frost - will operate the museum through Nov. 1. The college will receive the house, seven acres of property and two ...
- Young poets can 'be heard' during poetry slam coming to Northfield
â€œAt a poetry slam, itâ€™s about craft ... The bout itself will be from 7 to 9 p.m. in Kracum Performance Hall at Carleton College. It is free and open to the public. Tran Myhre said he the series offers more opportunities to plant seeds and build ...
- Shoe Trees
Soon, teens are gathering up their old Adidas and Sauconys, families are driving out after church with Dad's Reeboks and grandma's Keds. Many inscribe messages on the sneakers in permanent marker -- greetings, love poems and life accomplishments.
- 10 of the Best Poems about Sleep
Whether weâ€™re suffering from insomnia or asleep as soon as our head hits the pillow, whether we get too little or too much of it, sleep is a big part of our lives. So itâ€™s unsurprising that so many poets have explored sleep in their work. Here are ten ...
- Mbuyiseni Oswald Mtshali Poems
Published by Lionel Abrahams of Renoster in 1971, with a foreword written by Nadine Gordimer, this book went on to become the best-selling poetry book in South African history. more
- â€œshe was just,â€ poem by Skaidrite Stelzer (ME, AT 17 Poetry and Prose Series)
IMAGE: 1970s ad for contact lenses. NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR: Thinking back on being 17 in the 1960s, I decided to focus on the invention of the contact lens as a metaphor for the new sense of freedom that many girls were beginning to feel in that decade.
- It's A Wonder Any Of Us Are Here At All - Poem by Francie Lynch
Others talked nervously on their health, Their swing and trips, car salesmen, and politics. Violet remarked on the wedding, the bride's redolent dress, Brocade and settings. The vows were personal and promising.
- The Poetry of Exile review at White Bear Theatre, London â€“ â€˜brilliantly performedâ€™
Rob is a driving instructor who wants to be a poet. Greg is his brother-in-law boss who wants Robâ€™s wife, Lynn. Lynn wants children but Rob isnâ€™t playing ball(s). Gregâ€™s bored wife Josie wants to run a vineyard in France, though this much-declared ...
- Statewide Poetry Out Loud finals Tuesday
Now in its twelfth year, Poetry Out Loud is a national program that encourages high school students to learn about poetry through memorization, performance, and competition. Throughout the school year students have been practicing and competing and now it ...
- How poet Rupi Kaur became a hero to millions of young women
A lot of the readers are young women who are experiencing really real things, and theyâ€™re not able to talk about it with maybe family or other friends, and so they go to this type of poetry to sort of feel understood and to have these conversations.