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- Liz Howard Daydreams Away From Pressures of â€˜The Next Thingâ€™
At Sachiko Murakamiâ€™s blog The Hardest Thing About Being a Writer, Liz Howard talks life after the Griffin Prize, which she won this year for her debut collection, Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent (McClelland & Stewart, 2015). â€œIn my notebook I ...
- Solange Knowles joins lineup for Peace Ball on inauguration weekend
The Peace Ball, set at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, is being organized by Busboys and Poets owner Andy Shallal, who says the nonpartisan event is a celebratory gathering of â€œartists, activists and progressivesâ€ â€” and ...
- Lessons In Design Research From An Unlikely Source: Poetry
Meghan McGrath is a design researcher at IBM for security on the mainframe. She spoke to Doreen Lorenzo for Designing Women, a series of interviews with brilliant women in the design industry. Meghan McGrath: On paper it would look almost cartoonishly curvy.
- Philip Levine, who eventually became U.S. poet laureate, celebrated the struggles of the working class
But Levineâ€™s poems â€” with their pictures of the industrial Midwest ... Police sit in their car eating sugar doughnuts â€œas delicately as two elderly women,â€ and children descend from dark houses, â€œgloved and scarved, on their way to school.â€
- Hard Child
The self is a shifting yet sharply felt thing in Natalie Shapero's poetry collection Hard Child. The title refers to the poet's own pregnancy, loosely discussed in several poems throughout the collection, exploring how a child changes one's impressions of ...
- Poem-A-Day - 'Grief's Weird Sister, Gratitude' Jennifer Michael Hecht - St. George Daily Spectrum (blog)
St. George Daily Spectrum (blog)Poem-A-Day - 'Grief's Weird Sister, Gratitude' Jennifer Michael HechtSt. George Daily Spectrum (blog)Previous poems. Poem-A-Day - 'A Fold of Sun' by Magdalena Zurawski · Poem-A-Day - 'Drone' by Kazim Ali · Poem-A-Day - 'Only a Dad' by Edgar Guest · Poem-A-Day - 'A Fixed Idea' by Amy Lowell · Poem-A-Day - 'Black Storm Days' by Joshua Edwards.
- Poetry:An Awaiting Enigma by Yashaswini Shukla
Poets are often sore, lucid and ardent beings. We need a little bit attention and a tinge of appreciation. Thatâ€™s it! Hereâ€™s a compilation of poetry by an amateur published poet. Endeavor and judge character intricacy of this teen poet.
- Hope Muirâ€™s Charlotte Ballet takes new chances â€“ and they pay off
Just when â€œBoleroâ€ boils to its erotic climax â€“ donâ€™t applaud ... Itâ€™s a â€œpicture-picture-pictureâ€ ballet about the dignified God blessing the muses of epic poetry, pantomime and dance. (Of course, he favors Terpsichore.)
- 'ORAKL' Brilliantly Breathes New Life Into Georg Trakl's Poetry
Whether his death was accidental or a suicide is left to speculation. A complex person, Trakl was the author of complex, otherworldly poems. What happens when those otherworldly spaces are reordered? Pantano says â€œthe alphabetical order of the lines ...
- Ten Things to Do in Denver for $10 and Under (Seven Free)
The Colorado Classic and Velorama are rolling into town, and the National Poetry Slam is wrapping up its annual competition ... And seven of them are completely free. Colorado abounds with free comedy shows, but without proper curation from savvy producers ...
- ARTS BRIEFS | A roundup of news and more in the local art world
the Seabee Museum in Port Hueneme will host its first-ever Seabee Poetry Contest for children and adults. The awards ceremony will be on Friday, April 28. For more information, call 982-5165 or visit https://www.history.navy.mil/content/history/museums ...
- â€œGame of Thronesâ€ recap: Say her name - Salon
Salonâ€œGame of Thronesâ€ recap: Say her nameSalonSandor Clegane has no such qualms about embracing his rep as a killer; though his murdered mentor claimed that violence is a disease, he makes a fillet of the bandits' more sensitive body parts with panache (â€œYou're shit at dying, you know thatâ€ is ...and more »
- Brainiacsâ€™ burlesque
As author (and Burlesqueâ€™s founding director) Amy Irvine put it in a Fest press release, â€œBody Politic, Body Eroticâ€ â€œis a collective ... Theatreâ€; the conferring of the Mark Fischer Poetry Prize, at Telluride Arts; and a Talking Gourds ...
- Still Life with Black Boy's Face Overlaying Project Buildings
It's a place where many people died but many, many, many more lived. Those are the folks I identify with: I know what it's like to live; I have no idea what it means to dieâ€”I guess I'm not black in that way. I'm, as they say, ''blessed and highly favored."
- 30 Jaw-Dropping Baby Names Your Friends Will Want To Steal
In the myth, Damon and Pythias were best friends. Damon risked his own life to save that of ... It was first introduced to the English speaking world when Longfellow used it in one of his poems. It was seen in several other literary works after as well.