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- Poem: How To Leave A Man and a Country
Based in Queens, New York, Dena has dealt with having cross identity of being Muslim, American, and a first-generation child, as well as all of its challenges. She spends her time writing poetry and crying over it for a variety of reasons.
- Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 396
including listings for poetry publications, publishers, contests, and more! With names, contact information, and submission tips, poets can find the right markets for their poetry and achieve more publication success than ever before. In addition to the ...
- Bernard Oâ€™Donoghue: from byres to spires
Some of Oâ€™Donoghueâ€™s poems are melancholically self-reflective. The early, almost self-elegising Nel Mezzo del Cammin (the title, â€œmidway on our path in lifeâ€, from Danteâ€™s Inferno) concerns life, death, writing and posterity, anticipates and ...
- Golden Triangle's next generation: A poet that has faith in his hometown
Not everyone has the courage to pack up and travel the country at age 18, but Marquet McBride did. After graduating from Columbus High School in 1995, McBride set out to see America.
- First Islam, Then Christianity -- My Religion Now Is â€˜Loveâ€™
I got into it during my teen years when a boy at the Friday mosque prayer invited ... I had grown up to a poet for a father who read me love poetry instead of nursery rhymes, and I found much love in Christianity. When I read the book of 1 John, I ...
- LADY NIKKA LOFRANCO Poems
The nutritional status of school-aged children greatly affects their health, cognition, and subsequently their educational achievement. The school plays a big part to this mater for it is an opportune setting to provide health and nutrition services to ...
- Valley of the Sun Juneteenth celebration commemorates African-American freedom - azcentral.com
azcentral.comValley of the Sun Juneteenth celebration commemorates African-American freedomazcentral.comPhoenix's Valley of the Sun Juneteenth will commemorate the holiday with a day-long celebration on June 18 that includes live performances from local African-American choirs, youth groups and poets; food and retail vendors; a photographic display on ...and more »
- Why Bob Dylan is important to songwriters
Love him or hate him, thereâ€™s a lot about Dylanâ€™s career ... Letâ€™s go back in time for a moment. Poetry actually predates literacy, according to scholars. The first poems were recited or sung and passed down orally through generations.
- Chinese Nobel laureate's death turns focus to widow's fate
But following Liu Xiaobo's death Thursday after a brief battle with advanced liver ... Liu Xia quit her post at a publishing house in her 20s and pursued poetry and painting instead of the tax bureau job that her father arranged for her.
- From Beginning to End; The Loss of a Friend
This ship's gone down without a fight The interesting thing about this poem I find is the story behind it, so if you'd be interested in knowing more about this piece of work, just send me a message and I would be happy to talk about it.
- Free Poetry Slam Workshop: Tuesday, April 4
In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Northbrook Public Library is hosting a free Poetry Slam Workshop, cohosted by a poet from Chicago Slam Works, on April 4 at 7:00pm. At this interactive workshop, aspiring poets can learn the basics of writing ...
- Wallace Stevens Bio Takes Another Look At A Complicated Poet - Hartford Courant
Hartford CourantWallace Stevens Bio Takes Another Look At A Complicated PoetHartford CourantMariani regrets the silence on Elsie's part but adds that their disharmony had a positive impact on Stevens' poetry. "What happens with the idea of the erotic? How does he find emotional fulfillment? As far as I can tell he sublimates it and it becomes ...
- Romantic Movement in Literature â€“ An Introductory Note
He used local folklore and myth as subjects for his poetry. He became an inspirational source for a sense of German nationalism in the decades prior to a unified Germany. After that, the French Revolution in the late 18th century brought about romantic ...
- Poetry, Yoga, More Upcoming In Cleveland Heights
Lake Erie Ink will host a Poetry Fest on Saturday, April 8 ... Les Dlices brings timeless tales of star-crossed lovers to life with Fated Lovers, the final program of their 8th season on April 8 & 9, 2017. The legendary lovers Pyramus & Tisbe, Hippolyte ...
- Cellar Bards celebrate fifth birthday in Cardigan
Sheâ€™ll be reading from her debut poetry collection â€˜And Suddenly You Find Yourselfâ€™, on Friday, June 30, in the Cellar Bar, Cardigan. And sheâ€™ll also be co-judging the Bardsâ€™ Birthday Poetry Competition, which is offering cash prizes to three ...