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- Local Blogging Discovery: 'The Truth Is Like Poetry-- And Most People F#cking Hate Poetry'
Lucas is one of the best bloggers in Kansas City and his blog refresh offers this insight into the writing life: "All of which drove home the mildly unsettling reality that publishing poetry in your home town is not necessarily the most comfortable ...
- Leonard Cohen turns an erotic fantasy that wasnâ€™t into a sleepless nightâ€™s dream
How Cohen got himself into bed with two women is a good story, but what actually transpired is something altogether more wonderful â€“ a lovely evocation of poetryâ€™s power to transport.
- The Poem that Foretold Modernism
This lady, Fanny Dubois-Davesne, taught him how to rhyme, and it is she to whom he wrote his first poem, promising her to be wise (good) and to love her always, this from a child whose mother had been laid to rest barely two years before. Throughout much ...
- A Pox On Knox - Mefite investigators, have at it!
Silly old poem from my childhood. I'd love to find the whole thing and the origin ... Or it could have been contemporaneous with our late childhood / early teens, which would be late 60s/early 70s. I myself remember it as being presented in the second ...
- Cheating Jerk Steals His Wifeâ€™s Favorite Scarf, So Her 2 Besties Tell The Whole World
English poet George Herbert once said ... Fortunately, Heather has a pair of awesome friends who arenâ€™t about to let Joe off the hook; theyâ€™re determined to replace the scarf and make sure the world knows what kind of man Joe really is.
- Dot of darkness
â€œI am a dot of darkness in a dark space,â€ he says in the short but evocative video ... he is the pre-eminent aesthetic mystic of modernism.â€ Tears, marks & poetry While minimalistic forms and vibrant colours seemed to be Qadriâ€™s leitmotifs, there ...
- My Daughterâ€™s Hat, story by MM Wittle (ME, IN A HAT Poetry and Prose Series)
I stole my daughterâ€™s hat while we were drinking hot chocolate at Max Brennerâ€™s. It was a big, floppy hat in black felt she purchased from Target two nights before. She said she needed the hat because it made her feel more glamorous and cheeky.
- Ted Kooser: An American life in poetry, March 22, 2015
By Ted Kooser/U.S. Poet Laureate, 2004-06 Amanda Strand is a poet living in Maryland. I like this poem for its simplicity, clarity and directness. No frills to decorate it, just the kind of straightforward accounting of an experience that Henry David Thoreau said he looked for in an author. Father and Daughter The wedding ring I took off myself, read more
- CoEP cultural fest to draw 10,000 footfalls
Other events include a poetry contest titled Kavyaa, fast painting titled Strokes ... painting), Wrap in Scraps (dress from waste), Tee Two One Sold (t-shirt painting), Free Lenser (photography), Box Office (short film), Laser Tag, face painting, Minute ...
- Tips, Tricks, and Routines for Making Your Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge a Success
There are multiple blog forums out there that are wonderful for students of all ... Set the Rules: With our 5th/6th graders, we expect 10 lines a day per slice. They can write prose or poetry, but nonfiction only, and no â€œlistsâ€ unless they are annotated.
- Poem: Yahrzeit Candle
A Poem,â€ a book-length elegy, and five books of prose, most recently â€œA Poetâ€™s Glossary.â€ He is president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
- Light Upon the Gothic Oasis
How are we not to feel trapped when our lives seldom leave the boundaries of a single zip code, a well-bounded neighborhood, a one-stop gothic oasis ... hard-to-probe and half-lit corners, thereâ€™s poetry. Itâ€™s the moonlight that strikes a silent ...
- Billy Collins Gleefully Needles Opaque Poets
Edward Hirsch may have put it best a few years back: â€œBilly Collins is an American originalâ€”a metaphysical poet with a funny bone and a sly questioning intelligence.â€ Itâ€™s why his poetry has a reputation for being more â€œhospitableâ€ than most.
- EXPERIMENTAL GRAPHIC NOVELLA MIXES COMICS, PROSE, MORE
Image Comics will release One Week in the Library, an experimental graphic novel that blends comics, infographics, prose and poetry in a series of seven interconnected stories. Written by W. Maxwell Prince and drawn by John Amor (Judas: The Last Days), the ...
- Azerbaijani poetry will be available for Colombians
The sides also discussed the issue of translating and publishing Azerbaijani poetry into Spanish in Colombia. In the first stage, the poems will undergo literal translations, with further fiction translations to be done by Spanish speaking poets.