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- Garth Brooks Sends Birthday Wishes to James Taylor [Watch]
Garth Brooks has never been shy about his admiration for the legendary James Taylor and his influence on Brooksâ€™ career; in fact, he even noted that Taylorâ€™s New Moonshine tops his list of favorite albums. So to pay homage to the country starâ€™s hero ...
- 'Cities are built with language': how poetry feeds on urban life
we notice the kinds of poetic details that can help us transcend the normal thrum of daily life. Indeed, Popeâ€™s disses are of a style thatâ€™s similar to what we today might call a rap battle. Hip-hop lyrics are a distinctly urban kind of poetry that has ...
- Pilgrim Nation: The Shias of the Bada Imambara - Bangalore Mirror
Bangalore MirrorPilgrim Nation: The Shias of the Bada ImambaraBangalore MirrorThe tragic event has inspired prose and poetry in Persian literature with 'tears of the Shia' alluding to the worst of human astrocities. Those who survived were not allowed to bury the dead or mourn for them peacefully. But Zaynab, sister of Husain ...and more »
- Arts & Culture: â€œFor the Semanticistsâ€
fear Black fear Brown fear race fear â€œracistâ€ fear â€œbigot ... She has earned the Third Coast Poetry Prize and the Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry, and her work appears in failbetter, Adroit, Feministing, and BuzzFeed Reader, among others.
- Lorna Sparks Gutierrez Releases New Poetry Book
Lorna Sparks Gutierrez has seen the need for others to know Biblical truths about many of today's issues. Weaving fabrics of rhythm and rhyme, she presents "The Master's Bouquet and More!" (published by WestBow Press) and unveils her new take on some of ...
- Andy goes back to school to reunite with English teacher
Following his inspirational talk to the Bootle pupils ... I got my best GCSEs in English â€“ two Bs. I wrote poetry and stuff after I got injured. I trusted her enough to be myself and express myself,â€ said Andy, who this summer, broke the world ...
- Chester studentâ€™s poem to be featured by VA
CHESTER â€“ At Black River Middle School, one-seventh grader gave back to the United States military through poetry and now will be featured on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website on the Fourth of July. â€œI really admire people who were or are ...
- Muhammad Ali: His Faith Was Part of His Revolutionary Spirit - CounterPunch
Muhammad Ali: His Faith Was Part of His Revolutionary SpiritCounterPunchRepeatedly I was rewarded with joyous, funny wisdom, winsome images and sounds and declarations that have firmly remained in my memory and heart. I nourished a quiet ... Could Muslim faith sustain such courage and poetry? I guess that is why ...and more »
- Art of Aging: Writing haiku
To help the widows heal, chapter Leader Susan Gross has them writing haiku. Bebe Schwartz of Whitemarsh Twp ... you know saying what you think." Along with the poetry, they also share their personal stories, and the pain and suffering of losing a spouse.
- What to write in a Motherâ€™s Day card â€“ quotes, poems and messages to help to help you craft the perfect missive
What quotes can you put in your Motherâ€™s Day card? As millions pen cards for Motherâ€™s Day on Sunday March 26, a thoughtful quote can help to make your message even more meaningful. For All That You Have Given Me For all that you have given me, I can ...
- Kindle readers love these lines from books by Jessica Hawkins, Mariana Zapata, CD Reiss, Liliana Hart and Caroline Fyffe
Iâ€™m a romantic at heart. So when fate drops a leather-bound journal ... Her private darkness, her candid, sensual poetryâ€“it all goes down like warm milk. And from that point forward, I drink, eat, and sleep her. Halston I went to his apartment and ...
- Reese Witherspoon Wishes Son Deacon Happy Birthday With Sweet Pic from Their Camping Trip
Reese Witherspoon's eldest son, Deacon Phillippe, turned 13 on Sunday, and the doting mom wished him a happy birthday via a sweet Instagram photo taken during their summer hiking trip in British Columbia. #HBD to my sweet boy Deacon on this special day!
- Poetry Sunday: Laura Foley
38 Poetry by Laura Foley Laura Foley is the author of five poetry collections, including Joy Street, Syringa and Night Ringing. Her poem â€œGratitude Listâ€ won the Common Good Books poetry contest and was read by Garrison Keillor on A Prairie Home ...
- Local poet Yona Harvey is tapped to write for Marvel Comicsâ€™ Black Panther series
Harvey is an assistant professor in the writing program at the University of Pittsburgh. Her 2013 poetry collection Hemming the Water won the Kate Tufts Discovery Award from Claremont Graduate University, and was a finalist for the Hurston-Wright Award.
- Beall Poetry Festival Brings Acclaimed Irish Poets to Campus
Fifth St. â€œThe festival will expose attendees to the dynamic Irish poets and an American critic who live and breathe poetry and see it as vital to not only their lives but to all of our lives because it makes us more fully human and attuned to different ...