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- Duy Doan is named the newest Yale Younger Poet
The following excerpt is from Duyâ€™s poem â€œLove Trinkets,â€ from the forthcoming â€œWe Play a Game.â€ alchemist. The starling, black all over. Your family gave my family a dowry. I kept the bills folded, clipped together in a pillowcase close to my ear.
- The Lonely Dream
Wesleyan University Press. $28.00. â€œIt is easier to think,â€ wrote Keats to John Taylor, â€œwhat Poetry should be than to write it â€” and this leads me on to another axiom. That if Poetry comes not as naturally as the Leaves to a tree it had better ...
- Stressed Out? Try Cowboy Poetry Therapy
How many pickup trucks in your parking lot? The line always gets my attention. Out here in rural eastern Colorado, nearly everyone has a pickup truck. Even folks who donâ€™t need a truck prefer to drive one. It fits in â€” it makes the statement that I ...
- Derek Walcott, poet and Nobel laureate, dies at 87
Derek Walcott & Paul Simon co-wrote lyrics for The Capeman on Bway. There was a time in my life, and it was not so long ago, when Derek Walcott's poems kept me alive.
- An introduction to the revolutionary black poets of the â€™60s and â€™70s
An introduction to the revolutionary black poets of the â€™60s and â€™70s 2015-05-12T15:09:06Z 2015-05-12T15:09:06Z 2017-07-25T14:43:16Z https://thevinylfactory.com/features/an-introduction-to-the-revolutionary-black-poets-of-the-60s-and-70s/ The late ...
- Cambridge University professor faces child porn charges
A Cambridge University academic has appeared in court charged with possessing and distributing indecent images of children. Professor Simon Jarvis, 53, a poetry specialist at the university's English faculty, did not enter a plea to 12 allegations.
- Student Poets Take Over Public Square at Poetry for the People
Each features a mock poetry slam. At this one, student poets who will be heading to San Francisco the following week to compete as the Cleveland team in the Brave New Poets Slam will offer a sample of what they can do. Itâ€™s free.
- Plymouth resident releases poetry book
PLYMOUTH â€” Boston Globe writer Robert Knox, a former Plymouth resident and Old Colony Memorial editor, has published his first book of poetry, â€œGardeners Do It With Their Hands Dirty.â€ The book consists of 27 poems, many of them related to gardening ...
- You Must Read Patricia Lockwood's Howlingly Funny Family Portrait, Priestdaddy
From reading her poetry, I'd always assumed that Lockwood was the love child ... If you do like it, well, then, welcome to the family.
- Memorable Speech: On J. D. McClatchyâ€™s â€œSweet Theft: A Poetâ€™s Commonplace Bookâ€
... book will be read when every other volume of poetry published this year has been long forgotten. But not until then,â€ McClatchy writes, this time with unambiguous metatextual charm. It would be a shame for this to prove prescient: read it now.
- Be romantic at the Allentown Art Museum
Soak up the art, listen to romantic music and enjoy sweet treats for Valentine's Day at the Allentown Art Museum, noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free, as always on Sundays. Moravian College guitar instructor John Arnold will play some of the best-loved ...
- LET KIDS BE KIDS
I see my cousins just memorising choras or poems and practically every other thing in every book of every subject. Memorisation does not equate to actual learning and intellectual growth. Why are we making children sit there and regurgitate useless ...
- 22 Black Authored Books That You Should Consider Reading this Spring
Ranging from memoirs to novels, history and poetry, this list offers works by Black authors for a wide range of readers. Next time youâ€™re headed on vacation, or just lounging on your couch (letâ€™s be honest, sometimes itâ€™s just nice to sit around ...
- A look inside U of Tâ€™s massive archive of Leonard Cohen poems, letters and pictures
The books contain drafts of his poetry and lyrics, as well as relics of daily life: thereâ€™s a sketch of a rabbit named Cocoa, diary entries (â€œWhere shall I go now?) and phone numbers. Cohen even scribbled a few words of a poem (â€œThis cigarette ...
- Poetry reading set at Depot in Norman
She is the author of four poetry collections: "Lessons From an Oklahoma Girlhood," "Borrowed Dust," "The Dust Bowl Revisited" and "Rough Drafts," as well as a memoir in prose and poetry, "The Art of Digression." Her prose and poetry have been included in ...