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- The healing power of poetry
Hawa Fuesiniâ€™s poetry collection, â€œNabilaâ€™s Garden: Love, Loss, Heartbreak and Redemptionâ€ reflects upon the journey of a sixteen year old Nigerian immigrant living in New York City. Instead of the traditional novel format, the reader joins ...
- Library to hold poetry celebration
In celebration of National Poetry Month, the St. Simons Public Library will host ... Literary, and Cultural,â€ published this year by Mercer University Press. The program is free to the public. Details: 638-8234.
- Watch: Klay Thompson wishes DeAndre Jordan happy birthday
Klay Thompson's happy birthday message to DeAndre Jordan could be called half-hearted. Nonetheless, Thompson said so to the Clippers forward and USA teammate in a Vine posted Thursday. "I'm only doing this because we're Olympic teammates -- 'cause we're ...
- EIU English Department plans poetry reading
A winner of the Langston Hughes Award as well as an Academy of American Poets prize, Ash has had her work published in various journals and anthologies, including Mid-American Review, Harpur Palate, Salamander, 100 Word Story, and The Best of Kore Press 2012.
- The death and witness of a poet-priest
His most famous poem, â€œThe Burning Babe,â€ also deals with this theme. He wrote longer pieces of prose as well, including the well-circulated â€œMary Magdalenâ€™s Funeral Tears.â€ When Southwell was dying, he publicly admitted his priestly ordination ...
- Poet Bianca Spriggs to appear March 30 in Appalachianâ€™s Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series
BOONE, N.C.â€”When Bianca Spriggs appears March 30 in the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University, the occasion will draw attention to her significant, growing body of poetry. Poet Bianca Spriggs will appear March 30 ...
- An Empty Saddle for Yevtushenko
But few have mentioned his impact in the world of cowboy poetry, a genre in which Yevtushenkoâ€”unlike so many snickering journalists and dismissive academicsâ€”appears to have found common ground with Americans. â€œHe said, I consider myself a Siberian ...
- 5 International Love Poems to Read (and Share) this Valentineâ€™s Day
St. Valentineâ€™s Day illustration in â€œHarperâ€™s Weekly,â€ 1861. Wikimedia Commons. With Valentineâ€™s Day upon us, many go in search of persuasive romantic gestures. Some will bring flowers, others chocolates. But if you prefer to seduce with language ...
- Reckless driver leaves Dundee wedding venue an â€˜eyesoreâ€™
The castle was the subject of a poem by Dundee poet William McGonagall in his work The Castle of Mains. Dean took over the castle in August 2014 and was awarded Wedding Venue of the Year for the Central Region at this yearâ€™s Scottish Wedding Awards.
- Locals hold vigil for Orlando shooting victims - goskagit.com
Locals hold vigil for Orlando shooting victimsgoskagit.comOther speakers led prayers, read poetry or shared resources for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. ... She said she's sad there are people with such a strong hatred of the LGBT community that they react with violence.and more »
- The Night Before Chilcot (A Poem for the Children)
Our hopes were all pinned to a gallows in London Our desire was that Chilcot would damn, with abundance! Tony was snuggled in a plush feather bed While roast childrenâ€™s skeletons danced and japed through his head
- Take a haiku, add Gaelic â€“ and welcome to the â€˜gaikuâ€™
It is one of the worldâ€™s oldest forms of poetry, honed down the centuries with not a word ... Alistair Young, who wrote the gaikus and their English translations, accompanied by black and white photographs he took of the featured locations across the ...
- Election Poems: A Faulty Trigger By Design
Election Poems is a listening project. The poems you will read in this series document and respond to the politicized non-dialogue that seems to have invaded all forms of conversation these days, and the gas balloon of portent thatâ€™s escaping the seams.
- National anthem auditions to be held at Werner Park; writers workshop, museum plans event and more
The forum is designed to promote original, inspired writing at the college and in the surrounding community. The forum will feature a poetry slam, breakout sessions and keynote speaker Sam Ligon. The event will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 28 and 8:30 ...
- Author talks about writing craft at library meeting
Colette Tennant has the gift of linking disparate elements. She is the author of the comparative lit textbook, â€œReading the Gothic in Margaret Atwoodâ€™s Novels,â€ as well as the poetry books â€œEden and Afterâ€ and â€œCommotion of Wings,â€ which was ...