Poetry news via Google, MSN, and Yahoo!
- Garrison Keillor coming to Aurora
The host of the public radio variety show "A Prairie Home Companion," Keillor has also published more than two dozen books and has edited several poetry anthologies, including the recently released "Good Poems: American Places." Keillor has been honored ...
- Bad Poetry Day
Contribution links will be shared daily. Iâ€™m sure I have plenty of bad poetry. But in the essence of bad poetry, I donâ€™t deem it worthy to share here :P If you have the guts to share yours, Iâ€™d love to read it!
- So Long, Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen canâ€™t sit down and write something suitably grim and narcotically-funny about it all ... With a gift for verse and a fine education, he published his first book of poems, Let Us Compare Mythologies, in 1956. No doubt his loving, smothering ...
- Why you should know Harlem Renaissance writer Claude McKay. Even if you've never heard of him.
Indeed, what McKay left behind is a laundry list of contrasts: Of his first books of poetry, published initially in Jamaica, the first centered on the bucolic life of the rural peasant and second was about the hardships of urban living. Though he became a ...
- Li8nda Blincko report on the launch of Red Woman Poems
On Sunday I attended the launch of Denys Trussellâ€™s new book, â€œRed Woman Poemsâ€, two poems after paintings by Dean Buchanan, a small publication, 12 pages only, but profound. It comprises two figurative paintings by Dean (attached above ...
- Dirty Great Love Story review: This loved-up play is a little too on the nose
want to pair poetry with blue humour, but miss the mark on both and end up with confused or hackneyed metaphors borrowed from cheesy rom-coms. An especially tortured analogy between love and a visit to the optician ends with Richard proclaiming that Katie ...
- Red Cross, Nexcare Bandages and Supermodel Niki Taylor Urge Blood Donation in Honor of World Blood Donor Day - TAPinto.net
Red Cross, Nexcare Bandages and Supermodel Niki Taylor Urge Blood Donation in Honor of World Blood Donor DayTAPinto.netIn honor of World Blood Donor Day, I am sharing my story and encouraging people around the world to support blood donation, inspiring their friends and families to join the cause.â€ This is the eighth year that the Red Cross and Nexcare Bandages have ...and more »
- Sky the limit for teen talent
â€œIt is musical poetry with a traditional African twist.â€ According to Mafani, he was inspired to write poetry and become an imbongi after attending free poetry shows at the National Arts Festival from the age of 10. By the time he was 14 he had enough ...
- What is love? Scans of human mind take us step closer to eternal question
It is one of life's most enduring mysteries. A question that music, poetry, myth and legend have, for thousands of years, tried to answer. However, we may now be a step closer to discovering what love is.
- If you write poems in Hindi, here is an opportunity to recite your creation on TV. Send entries on email@example.com before Oct 27
If you write poems in Hindi, here is an opportunity to recite your creation on TV. Send entries on firstname.lastname@example.org before Oct 27 For latest breaking news, other top stories log on to: http://www.abplive.in & http://www.youtube.com/abpnewsTV
- Her poetry is a combination of the aesthetics of dance, lust for life and the bitterness of a deeply wounded individual - DAWN.com
Her poetry is a combination of the aesthetics of dance, lust for life and the bitterness of a deeply wounded individualDAWN.comMy publisher also had concerns about the possible reactions, but it got absorbed and accepted,â€ she added. Amrita Pritam was her first love while she appreciates the almost-classical metre and rhyme of Ernest Dowson. She also counts Rimbaud, Neruda, ...and more »
- Martinsburg resident finds new niche in performance poetry
Editors Note An AP Member Exchange. Credit to the member is mandatory. With AP Photo
- Chicago teen honored at White House
Binion will represent the Midwest Region as a literary ambassador for one year. She and the other winners will promote the appreciation of poetry and importance of creative expression through readings and workshops. Binion is a senior at Walter Payton ...
- What Is Romantic Era Poetry?
Romantic era poetry rejects neoclassicism and the Enlightenment and is characterized by individualism and subjectivity, emotion, and the pastoral. There is a preoccupation with the poet as genius and the heroâ€™s inner struggles and passions. Although ...
- Uncanny magazine Needs More Sci-Fi/Fantasy Stories for Future Issues - Pays 8 cents/word
(The editors are closed for poetry.) Payment: 8 cents/word for prose (considered above pro-rates for this genre). For this reading period the editors request writers submit their stories, along with the estimated length, publishing credentials, and why the ...