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- Smorgasbord Poetry â€“ Farewell to Colourful Friends by Sally Cronin
About Smorgasbord - Variety is the Spice of Life. My name is Sally Cronin and I am doing what I love.. Writing. Books, short stories, Haiku and blog posts. My previous jobs are only relevant in as much as they have gifted me with a wonderful filing cabinet ...
- What to write in a birthday card? Poems, messages, quotes and greetings
Knowing what to write in a birthday card can sometimes be tricky. Whether it should be a light-hearted joke or maybe something more poignant that will drive your loved one forward into the year ahead. Perhaps a simple â€˜Happy Birthdayâ€™ will suffice but ...
- Bill Direen: Feeding the spirit of the people
The first thing that strikes you - before the voice, the songs, the poetry, the music - is the face. Long and thin from brow to chin, large nose and ears, tight mouth, sad soulful eyes. Bill Direen is one fascinating looking cat. He holds your attention in ...
- Death Fields
Pramila Venkateswaran, poet-laureate of Suffolk county (2013-15) writes poetry and non-fiction and teaches at Nassau Community College. A feminist activist, she writes about race, gender, and the environment. Her latest book is Slow Ripening (Local Gems ...
- Caterpillars, Hookers, and Me, story by Vicki McCoy Grey (MY FIRST JOB Poetry and Prose Series)
Newly retired, she is spending a lot of time writing short stories and experimenting with different styles. Writing groups help to spark her creative side. She has received several awards for her work from the Writing Success Conference.
- â€˜My poems are my autobiographyâ€™
Prathibha came from a family that was well educated ... it could just be said â€“ man or woman, poetry or otherwise. So what then does feminism mean to Prathibha, who was seen as harbinger of modernity, with an ultra, urban sensibility?
- Happy World Poetry Day! Whatâ€™s Your Favorite Poem?
March 21st has been carved out as the day to celebrate verse since UNESCO made it so in 1999. Weâ€™re meant to promote the writing and reading of poetry internationallyâ€”but what I really want is to hear about your faves. You can tell a lot about a person ...
- Goa Police Cracks Desecration of Religious Symbol Case, Arrests 1
The Goa Police arrested 54-year-old Francis Pereira on Friday in connection with a series of cases of alleged desecration of Christian religious symbols ... Sing, write, perform, spew poetry â€“ whatever you like â€“ in your mother tongue.
- Reeling with desire
In poetry, they were regarded as practically integral to good style and must therefore be investigated separately. Praising young boys for their beauty and erotic effect was on a par with praising God. The division between hetero and homo is something Franz X.
- Killer admits "sexually motivated" murder of teen found dead near water park after going missing
She was said to have had a love of learning, animals and psychology ... Loved ones described how much the sixth-former loved singing and horse riding. A poem called 'Endless' wasread at the crematorium, with a message of not judging a biography by its ...
- Posts Tagged: National Poetry Month 2017
Every year, The Rumpus celebrates National Poetry Month by running new poems from poets we admire. We feature a different poet each day, and aim to illustrate the variety in voices and styles of poetry being written today. ...more
- Plumbing depths of passion, hopelessness in The Calligraphy Of God
The Calligraphy of God (Golean Books, U.S.; 2015) by Jenim Dibie is an inspiring poetry book for everyone going through various phases in life and encountering impediments. This book is an admirable source of hope for the hopeless, faithless and heartbroken.
- Book Club Announcement: The Wild Swans
Fairy tales were meant to do this, I believe. In a short while, National Poetry Month will be upon us. We have some fun plans in store, but first, we invite you to participate in poetryâ€™s annual ball by reading a fairy tale with us. Weâ€™ll be reading a ...
- The Meaning of John Berger
His writing â€“ both poetry and prose â€“ is the compass that points to the ... This he saw â€œnot as a duality, but an essential unityâ€ Berger told Nicholas Wroe in a 2011 interview published in the Guardian. All writers deal with the abstract, and ...
- Richard Wilbur, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, dies at 96
The U.S. poet laureate in 1987-88, Wilbur was often cited as an heir to Robert Frost and other New England writers and was the rare versifier to enjoy a following beyond the poetry community. He was regarded - not always favorably - as a leading "formalist ...