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- What are the best dark poems?
Of course there are some excellent examples of dark poems by Sylvia Plath, summed up in the last stanza of Daddy: And the villagers never liked you. They are dancing and stamping on you. They always knew it was you. Daddy, daddy, you bastard, Iâ€™m through.
- How Making Art Will Still Matter in Trumpâ€™s America
Itâ€™s not that I donâ€™t think this would be a valuable use of time, itâ€™s only that my instinct, in those first hours of pain and fury, was that we were facing a moment of life and death for many ... at a lot of protest poetry, powerful work that ...
- Hereâ€™s how the term â€œgothsâ€ went from ancient barbarian invaders to sad teens
What do you think of when you hear the term â€œgothâ€? Chances are, it is something like the South Park interpretation: misfit kids dancing forlornly to The Cocteau Twins and writing poetry, or, worse, the more modern, store-bought Hot Topic version of ...
- Remembering Denis Johnson: A struggle with fate, faith, America and imagination
He leaves behind 10 novels â€” none of them a best-seller or even an unqualified success â€” a handful of poetry collections ... masterful â€œAlready Deadâ€ (a crime novel and a â€œCalifornia gothicâ€) or the purposefully pulpy late thrillers â€œNobody ...
- Mixing Seasonal Cheer And Toxic Politics: Welcome To Holidays 2016
And Merry Christmas, dear friends. Let's make 2017 a year that "trumps" the year we've just had... in all the good ways in which that word can be applied. Let's reflect on the poem Dan Rather shared and make sure we are not those who "sin by silence."
- New KHOU News Promo Is Pure Poetry
To differentiate your local TV news operation from the others in your market in the minds of consumers, you need to stand for something. In Houston, at KHOU, the station stands for Houston. I donâ€™t know of any local TV news promos that use poetry as copy ...
- First Friday Art Walk for rodeo weekend
The theme is ancestry, femininity and poetry. n Fire and Smoke ... NW artists Leslie West and J Alexander showing encaustic and assemblage art and featuring Dark Moon Craft Beer Shop.
- Poetry Friday -- New National Youth Poet Laureate!
Meet Amanda Gorman, the first National Youth Poet Laureate! "The unprecedented title, to be awarded annually, honors a teen poet who demonstrates not only extraordinary literary talent but also a proven record of community engagement and youth leadership ...
- OU professor, poet reflects on legacy of Langston Hughes on his birthday
Q: How has Langston Hughes inspired you as a poet? â€œIâ€™m a blues poet. My second book of poetry is called 'Outlandish Blues,' and itâ€™s actually dedicated to Langston Hughes. So Langston Hughes is so important to me, the formation of the blues ...
- I survived cancer. So why was I so sad?
She co-edited the anthology, "Done Darkness: a collection of stories, poetry and essays about life beyond sadness ... When an autoimmune disorder made me stop working before I wanted to, I was sad and put myself in therapy for a while.
- Philip Pullman announces The Book of Dust as follow-up to His Dark Materials
For the many global fans of Philip Pullmanâ€™s fantasy trilogy, His Dark Materials, the excellent and exciting ... stories that make you want to read all night, but meditations on poetry, philosophy, metaphysics, science and religion.
- Election is pure poetry
A half-time musical interlude will be provided by Grace Hannibal. A spokesman said: â€œDust off your poems, stand on your soap box and get it all off your chest.â€ Admission is free.
- Marie Lu: The books that have changed my life
So will many others. Marie Lu is the author of the Legend and Young Elite series, and most recently, â€˜Warcross.â€ Read more: 37 books weâ€™ve loved so far in 2017 Can poetry actually save your life?
- Door County Poetry Conference Coming up in March
Registration is currently open for the 2017 Writing on the Door: Poetry Conference, presented by Write On, Door County. The conference will be held March 23-25, with a keynote reading by Naomi Shihab Nye on March 23, 7 pm, at the Door Community Auditorium ...
- Museum Launches MLK50 Drop The Mic Poetry Slam & Symposium Nationwide Call For Submissions and Workshop Proposals
Poetry slam winners may be invited to perform before a national ... Each entrant must submit a YouTube or Vimeo video link in their online entry form. Videos should be no longer than 2.5 minutes. Only one entry per person will be considered.