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- How This Journalist Is Surviving Mexicoâ€™s Drug Wars
My plan was to arrive in Nairobi and stay two months, since the World Social Forum was scheduled to be held there in ... that I discovered the similarity between the two professions. But it has been poetry that has saved me from losing my mind during ...
- Marilyn Monroeâ€™s Poetry And The 430 Books She Read In Public
Marilyn Monroe (June 1, 1926 â€“ August 5, 1962) loved being photographed with her pert nose in a book. It wasnâ€™t just for show. The 20th Centuryâ€™s enduring icon â€“ the woman who will will not die â€“ curated over four hundred books in her private ...
- 45-Year-Old Black Woman, Tracy K. Smith, Is Americaâ€™s New Poet Laureate
Smith joins other luminaries in poetry who have held the position including African American, Rita Dove, and most recently, Juan Felipe Herrera. #BlackExcellence: Meet the Library of Congressâ€™ new poet laureate Tracy K. Smith https://t.co/DCbrSzpV0Q ...
- WHA, Tapestry of Voices to host poetry reading event
The event will also include the talent of young local poets. Reading their original poems are the winners of Whittier Homeâ€™s second annual â€œGathering of Versesâ€ Poetry Contest: Angela Messina and Isabelle DaRosa, students at the Whittier Regional ...
- Novelist Porochista Khakpour on Immigration Ban, Poetry in Protest, and More
You can be a refugee once, Iâ€™ve always thought, but how to be one twice?â€ (CNN) Valentineâ€™s Day is fast approaching, but if youâ€™re not in the mood for love poetry, check out these poetry collections in translation on themes other than love ...
- Before Homosexuals
Please wait while showtimes for "Before Homosexuals" are being retrieved. Filmmaker John Scagliotti offers a tour of erotic history, poetry, and visual art in this point-of-view documentary detailing same-sex desire from ancient times to present day.
- Legless man writes 1,000 love poems for girlfriend
A legless man from Beichuan, Sichuan province has written more than a thousand love poems on a 100-meter scroll, which he gifted to his girlfriend. This undertaking completely won over his girlfriend's parents, who had opposed their relationship at first.
- Bill Berkson, Poet and Art Critic of '60s Manhattan In-Crowd, Dies at 76 - New York Times
New York TimesBill Berkson, Poet and Art Critic of '60s Manhattan In-Crowd, Dies at 76New York TimesIn the artistic Manhattan of the 1960s, when the small worlds of experimental poetry, film, theater, visual art and dance bled into one another, an animated figure seemed to appear everywhere at once. Bill Berkson, poet and art critic, was the ever ...
- Resident Poet Claire Bateman To Read At Walter Hall Rotunda Tomorrow
A Collection of Prose Poems (Serving House Books), The Bicycle Slow Race (Wesleyan University Press), Friction (Eighth Mountain Poetry Prize), At the Funeral of the Ether (Ninety-Six Press, Furman University), Clumsy (New Issues Poetry & Prose ...
- For My Mother in Her Mid-90s | by Ama Ata Aidoo | A Poem
We know you all love Ama Ata Aidoo plays and fiction. But do you thAT know she is a poet? She published two collections of poems in the â€™80s and â€™90s. Still, fans and readers seem to only celebrate her work as a playwright and a fiction writer.
- Ernest Mitchell Shares 'Inspired By God'
"Inspired By God": a collection of poetry created for comfort in the grips of heartache ... Consumers can purchase "Inspired By God" at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at Amazon.com, Apple iTunes store, Kobo or Barnes and Noble.
- Can Idris Elba Redeem â€˜The Dark Towerâ€™?
A little backstory first: Written over a 22-year period by Stephen King, The Dark Tower is a seven-book (plus one novella prequel) series. The idea originally came from a Robert Browning poem, but covers a wide array of genres, including sci-fi and Western.
- Poetry, prose and applause: UMSL Writers Group draws eager crowd to open mic night
... a freshman who has never shared a poem with another person in your life: Everyone has a place at open mic.â€ For more information about the UMSL Writers Group, contact Watt at firstname.lastname@example.org or connect with the group through TritonSync or Facebook.
- Englewood Poet Who Performed For Mayor Now Hosting Holiday Show
ENGLEWOOD â€” Poet Harold Green is out to inspire and spread love ... With Green being the creator of the show, he will of course perform his poetry, but with a twist, he said. Harold Green will hold his â€œFlowers for the Living Holiday Show" Saturday.
- Loveuary Day 6 :I picked for you some flowers.
So today I want to express how the loss of a loved one can effect a child, in this case a loved friend. In a way I am using two prompts , Flowers and Childhood Love. This is a poem I wrote in 2012. I picked for you some flowers I bought them to your door.