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- LIBRARY MATTERS -- Releasing your inner poet
Pick up your very own poem and read it aloud to yourself, a friend, a coworker or a family member, or just keep it in your pocket for a rainy day. You never know what youâ€™ll get. If youâ€™re a poet and you know it, stop by Central Library at 7 p.m. on ...
- Potent poems
â€œThey loved using bit and pieces of poetry to emphasise a point, making conversation more meaningful and I think it certainly transferred to every member of the family because all eight of us love to write or recite poetry.â€ Bell has been writing ...
- Chalk poet
On Wednesday, April 19, at 6:30 p.m., the library will host a poetry reading with McCook poet Ginny Odenbach, her friend and published poet C.F. Kelly and poets from McCook Senior High. On April 27, from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., the library and its Teen ...
- As Fish
Frightened, as prey. Fish corral, scrunch up tight, not all will live through the night. Tired, as prey. Friends! Panic! Swim! Flee the catch! Hauled aboard, hope goes out, like a wet match. Helpless, as product. Slapped on ice, sliced, and shipped abroad.
- The 8 Things Wedding Guests Don't Really Care About
We asked some of our favorite wedding planners to share the things your wedding guests ... or secure a typewriter poet to quip cute poems about the guests â€” it's entertainment and a favor all in one!"
- Eldest Daughter - Poem by Christina Simmons
Don't you know, papa is responsible for my fall from grace for turning into a bad, bad girl only filled with vulgarity and self-hatred just utterly wickedness witches and warlocks are now my best-friends He groom me from an early age living me in complete ...
- Suicidal man surrenders at Emerson Hospital
CONCORD -- Police negotiators in Concord talked down a 59-year-old Pepperell man who threatened to kill himself and officers with a knife this morning after he left Emerson Hospital.
- Observer readers respond to shootings with letters and poetry
Observer readers reacted Friday to the Dallas police shootings and the deaths of two African American men shot by police in Minnesota and Louisiana. Additional letters will appear in the Sunday and Monday Forums. For the first time in my life, I am afraid.
- Swinging Modern Sounds #76: American Songbag
Even the more autumnal and pastoral poems like â€œTheme in Yellowâ€ and â€œUnder the ... Another early touchstone during the writing was the album American Gothic by the singer/songwriter David Ackles, who was a contemporary of Randy Newman.
- Two Walt Whitman Collections Added to Libraryâ€™s Website
It consists of correspondence, poetry and prose manuscripts, notes and notebooks, proofs and offprints, printed matter, and miscellaneous items. As a sample of the poetry manuscripts available through the Harned Collection, here is an early, heavily ...
- A Short Analysis of W, B. Yeatsâ€™s â€˜The Lake Isle of Innisfreeâ€™
The poetry of Yeats often touches upon the idea of chucking it ... Even the title contains a tautology, since â€˜Innis(h)freeâ€™ means â€˜Isle of Heatherâ€™, and so â€˜the lake isle of Innisfreeâ€™ means â€˜the lake isle of the isle of heatherâ€™.
- Poetry Rocks
often wistful poetry recollection of his life in rock music, to â€œCancer Poemsâ€ in 2015, a raw, striking collection of poems detailing his treatment for and recovery from tonsillar cancer. Despite his move from the musical world to the literary world ...
- Rochesterâ€™s BOA Editions celebrates 40th birthday
30 p.m. poetry reading by Harrington. The cocktail party with BOA staff, board members, authors and supporters of BOA includes hors dâ€™oeuvres and drinks, desserts and birthday cake, discounted books and a Champagne toast. Tickets for those sections of ...
- The best poetry books for Christmas
The fatal problem with poetry: poems,â€ writes the poet and novelist Ben Lerner in his essay The Hatred of Poetry (Fitzcarraldo, Â£9.99) published this year to something of a stir. But if Lernerâ€™s witty book about why poetry meets such disdain from ...
- Lucia Perillo, Whose Illness Shaped Her Poetry, Dies at 58
Ms. Perilloâ€™s poetry collections also include â€œInseminating the Elephant,â€ a finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize; â€œLuck Is Luck,â€ a 2005 finalist for The Los Angeles Times Book Prize; and â€œOn the Spectrum of Possible Deathsâ€ (2012), a ...