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- Cr Davis takes out the mayoral poetry challenge | Gallery, winners
EXPECTATIONS were set high for this yearâ€™s Banjo Paterson Poetry Competition and it did not disappoint. About 150 people gathered in the Orange City Bowling Club auditorium to hear original poems from contestants who travelled from as far as Queensland.
- Handsome Birthday Poems | Handsome Poems About Birthday
~I wish for you today~ Peace, Happiness, and Love; abundantly May your footsteps in life lead to prosperity ~I wish for you today~ Your heartâ€™s greatest desire That you are granted the knowledge you require To put away the pain and let go of that blazing ...
- Poetic Licence: â€˜Lifeâ€™ by Jenny Fung
To submit your own poetry to Poetic Licence, email email@example.com with Poetry Column in the subject line. Include your poem, full name, contact details and bio. Only those selected for the column will be contacted.
- Oregon stabbing suspect gripes about free speech
In one of his poems, he spoke out against the prejudice faced by Muslims ... Wheeler urged organizers to cancel a â€œTrump Free Speech Rallyâ€ in Portland and other similar events next weekend, saying they are inappropriate and could be dangerous.
- How WWI Sparked an Artistic Movement That Transformed Black America
artists and activists to look to Africa and to black folk culture in the United States and the Americas as a way to mine and explore a new strand of humanity. We see this in Langston Hughesâ€™ poetry; in â€œThe Negro Speaks of Rivers,â€ he heralds Africa ...
- The Poem: Small Fantasia: â€˜Light Yearsâ€™
bound by a pure, inexplicable love. From â€˜House of Lords and Commonsâ€™ (Faber, Â£12.99). The US publication of the collection won the 2016 National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry
- Annecy: Europeâ€™s Cartoon Forum Announces 2017 Line-Up (EXCLUSIVE)
â€œMr. Passengerâ€ is a 26-episode series produced by Portugalâ€™s AIM Animation Studios offering poetry and adventure and singular aesthetics ... South Korea will be Carton Forumâ€™s guest country. Brazil, Japan, United Arab Emirates and U.S. figure ...
- Lovers and Children: On Marina Tsvetaevaâ€™s â€œLetter to the Amazonâ€
Her â€œThe Girlfriend,â€ a cycle of 17 poems dedicated to her lover ... similar tensions plague all instances of romantic and erotic love between women. Yet this move could be merely a provocation. Barney was wealthy and well connected, a potential ...
- Birdâ€™s Eye View â€“ Episode 198: Oâ€™s Before Prose
If not, then stick around for the slam poetry. Honestly, weâ€™re not even sure what can be said about this segment. Uhâ€¦ at least itâ€™s not singing? Scott has replaced our old Fantasy Boss segment with something he can hope to win. After having had his ...
- A Generation of Dark: A Prison Notebook by C.F. Villa
Villa offers short poems and essays chronicling his prison experiences ... but to all of those who might overcome hardship through creative pursuits. In A Generation of Dark, Villa projects a compelling modern voice and a viewpoint far from ordinary ...
- Claire wins daily double damper
According to Claire Reynolds, the Golden Damper is the â€œcompetition everyone wants to winâ€ and she got the â€œdaily double ... In the Golden Damper performance poetry competition section there were two categories - Original and Established.
- SHORT STORY THEATRE presents stories about funny parents, modeling, hockey, marathons, and dating.
returns with another story of what it was like growing up with two inadvertently funny parents. Her story: â€œCaught Laughing: More Esther and Bernie Stories.â€ Jennifer Dotson, founder of Highland Park Poetry, shares her story â€œScentsitive,â€ about ...
- Former London Mayor Wins Poetry Contest with Goat Sex Limerick - Atlas Obscura
Atlas ObscuraFormer London Mayor Wins Poetry Contest with Goat Sex LimerickAtlas ObscuraA former college debater with unruly hair and some unruly opinionsâ€”including a fervent belief in free speechâ€”it was still perhaps hard to imagine that he might one day write a poem about the Turkish president having sex with a goat. It came as more ...
- The â€œChristianâ€ Politics of Stone Throwing
Two key areas come to mind: theology and politics. Yep, so-called Christian politics. When I was in my 20s I deconstructed my faith and politics like crazy. I encountered the idea that the good news of Jesus was so much bigger than I had ever known.
- Rupi Kaur and Shelagh Rogers share some of their favourite poetry books
Bestselling Canadian writer and Instagram star Rupi Kaur has released a new collection of poetry, The Sun and Her Flowers. Exploring themes of love, heartbreak and healing, Kaur has divided her book into five chapters, mirroring the life cycle of the ...