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- Letter from Kansas, poem by Robert Okaji (ME, AT 17 Poetry and Prose Series)
overlooking the Bay of Naples. Now the prairie laps at our front door. A mile from the house two corralled bison NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR: My return to the U.S. after attending high school in Italy was, well, interesting. Junction City, Kansas was definitely ...
- Lorna Goodison is Jamaica's first female poet laureate
The citation was read by Chairman of the Poet Laureate of Jamaica Committee, Professor Emeritus Edward Baugh. In his address, the Governor-General described Goodison as a â€œcultural ambassadorâ€ whose poetry and prose have brought Jamaica to the world.
- Spring breakers chant â€˜Build that wallâ€™ during Mexico trip
The American travelers reportedly shouted the sentence while visiting Mexico on a tourist ship. World Poetry Day: The best inspirational poems to get you through the week The group were on board a â€˜Pirate Shipâ€™ attraction during their visit.
- The Poem That Ended Norwayâ€™s Constitutional Ban on Jews
But the poem states that the old man is more affected by the cold ... Wergeland pulls no punchesâ€”it has been because of the so-called Christian views of the family on whose door the old man hammers that they do not let him in. Highly romantic though ...
- My Blind Neighbor: Another Painful Portrait of People- In Poetry
After 14 long years of trying to find myself, I have found a new purpose in Life over the past few years writing poetry about others who struggle and suffer. Poetry that inspires people to keep going, and poetry that inspires others to get involved and ...
- Photojournalist shares grief, feelings through poetry
Photojournalist and Portsmouth resident Suzanne Laurent, a former staff member at the Derry News and The Eagle-Tribune, has created a new poetry book, "Losing Light," written following the unexpected death of her husband Jean Bernard Laurent in 2015.
- The Good, The Bad And The Tragedy Of Falling In Love With A Poet
How listening to them read poetry is like getting your heat axed, yet so much more like walking barefoot on young, oasis-sprinkled grass of the morning walks. At the same time. I fell in love with a poet. And here is how it was like. If you ever had the ...
- Johnny Depp sells prized Jean-Michel Basquiat paintings at London auction amid pricey divorce - Daily Mail
Daily MailJohnny Depp sells prized Jean-Michel Basquiat paintings at London auction amid pricey divorceDaily Mail'Nothing can replace the warmth and immediacy of Basquiat's poetry, or the absolute questions and truths that he delivered,' Depp said in an interview. 'The beautiful and disturbing music of his paintings, the cacophony of his silence that attacks our ...and more »
- Black holes!
You know when you feel you don't fit into this world, When people treat you like shit, You feel your neck tight, that nothing you do is good, feels worthless. You just want to cry, You just want to disappear. All these feelings revolt and you have nowhere ...
- In Translation: February Fiction and Poetry
February is rockinâ€™ it with some great literary fiction from Italy, Germany, and Israel, as well as a bilingual edition of Brazilian poetry. Enjoy! Beyond the Wall: New Selected Poems by RÃ©gis Bonvicino, translated by Charles Bernstein, Odile Cisneros ...
- My Witchcraft Isâ€¦(A Poetry of Contradictions)
Iâ€™m currently on the road for my book tour, but I decided to take a few moments to revisit this poem I wrote last year, and change its structure a bit. My witchcraft is messy, unable to be contained in pristine neat rows and tidy jars. But it has a ...
- Aboriginal poet Ali Cobby Eckermann wins US$165,000 Windham-Campbell Prize
The Aboriginal poet, writer and visual artist from South Australiaâ€™s Mid-North has been named winner of the 2017 Windham-Campbell Prize for Poetry. Cobby Eckermann has published and performed her poetry around the world, and is honoured for her body of work.
- Dance, music, poetry showcase to conclude JCTC's Disruption series
This showcase on Friday will feature a variety of different mediums, including dance, poetry, music and other performances ... Admission to the show is free, but there is a suggested donation of $5. For more information about the show, go to their website ...
- â€œPoem Ending with a Sentence from Jacques Maritainâ€ by Christian Wiman
This poem by Christian Wiman was recently published in America Magazine. His newest collection, Hammer is the Prayer (such a cool title), is available now. It was the flash of black among the yellow billion. It was the green chink on the chapelâ€™s sphere.
- Chanderi sari: poetry woven in thread
The small town of Chanderi, nestled in the valley surrounded by the majestic Vindhyachal Mountains in Madhya Pradesh, is best known for the six-yard wonder, spun in cotton, silk and zari, known as the Chanderi sari. Walk into any of the numerous shops ...