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- 17 Women Describe Losing Their Virginity Via Haiku
The results are the pinnacle of modern art. We asked 17 of our friends to describe their first time to us, but we asked them to do it via haiku. Because why not look for poetry in your probably very embarrassing entry-point into sexual activity?
- Entries invited for poetry contest
The Poetry Chain has invited submissions for the Harish Govind memorial poetry collection prize, an annual award for the best book of poems in English published by a poet based in Kerala. The prize has been newly instituted in memory of Harish Govind ...
- Allentown Art Museum offers free admission, family activities on MLK Day
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Allentown Art Museum will have free admission as well as family activities all day Monday. Families can create art, hear live music and poetry and see related film from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. â€œMartin Luther King Day is ...
- Snapp Shots: Berkeleyâ€™s Moeâ€™s Books founderâ€™s biography a must-read
Almost all the iconic shops on Telegraph Avenue that used to make Berkeley so Berkeley â€” Larry Blakeâ€™s, Shakespeare & Co, UC Corner, the Forum and, of course ... Espresso coffee and poetry were good enough for us.â€ Now he has his own biography ...
- Monique Lhuillier Ready for Birthday Dinner at Indochine in New York
BIRTHDAY WISHES: A little post-show rest will have to wait for Monique Lhuillier. After showing her spring collection at the IAC building Tuesday afternoon, the designer said she planned to celebrate her birthday two days early this year. Twenty of her ...
- Israeli Defense Minister Compares Great Palestinian Poetâ€™s Work To â€˜Mein Kampfâ€™ (As Godwin Shakes His Head)
â€œThe controversy erupted after Army Radio, which has been under pressure from right-wing politicians to broadcast more patriotic programming, aired a show about the poetry of Mahmoud ... Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)
- Menlo Park aerospace engineer named county's poet laureate
A Wallace Stegner poetry fellow at Stanford University ... If you are a paid print subscriber and haven't yet set up an online account, click here to get your online account activated.
- Reading â€˜Spoon River Anthologyâ€™ for the Third Time
Overall, the poems offer a dark view of small-town life, and a dark view of humanity. Here is one I missed, or didnâ€™t remember, from the first two readings, the one that might summarize Mastersâ€™ own experience as a poet.
- â€˜Body Manâ€™ Reggie Love Sends Out Strange Email Requesting Birthday Wishes for Obama
CHICAGO â€“ Police continue to search for the killer of a teacher who conducted the choir at a well-known church where presidential hopeful Barack Obama is a member. Donald Young was found unresponsive by police early Sunday. The Cook County medical ...
- Capturing the transformative power of a haircut
â€œFumi captured the poetry of teenage yearsâ€, said Bumble and bumbleâ€™s artistic director Laurent Philippon. â€œAt this age, we all go through struggles â€“ our bodies are changing, our personalities are blooming. Todayâ€™s teens love to experiment ...
- â€˜Hallelujahâ€™ Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen dead at age 82
Many had a dark mood, featuring black humor or sardonic social commentary ... He was attending McGill University when his poetry book, â€œLet Us Compare Mythologies,â€ was published in 1956 to critical acclaim. It was followed by â€œThe Spice-Box ...
- "It's not a talent contest" - Rose of Tralee organisers defend poetry ban
Organisers of the Rose of Tralee Festival are defending moves to ban poetry at the competition. Roses have been asked not to recite verse as their party piece when they take to the stage, in a bid to ensure the competition remains "modern" and "fast moving".
- In England, An Effort To Preserve Ancient, Epic Assyrian Poetry
This is the traditional epic poetry of the Assyrian ethnic minority ... "And then conversing in Turkish and Kurdish with my friends, and then being told off in Armenian by our next-door neighbor â€” this was the beauty of Kirkuk," he says.
- Crime and Punishment: The Eddy Zheng story - San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco ExaminerCrime and Punishment: The Eddy Zheng storySan Francisco ExaminerHe started the first poetry slam in prison and co-edited an anthology of writings by incarcerated Asian and Pacific Islanders. And he launched a petition for college courses in Asian American studies. Zheng had started on the long road to redemption.and more »
- Book inspires self-awareness for Carthage eighth-graders
Mr. Fiske said the students had been learning about poetry and were encouraged to incorporate rhyme schemes into their work. The creative efforts were displayed in the eighth-grade hallways for all of the students to see. The finished products reflected on ...