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- Who Wrote The Poem On Beyonce's Website? Warsan Shire's Name Should Sound Familiar
The poem featured here is fittingly called "I Have Three Hearts ... BeyoncÃ©, though, has cast herself as black Venus, the same goddess of love, desire, fertility and prosperity, just with darker skin. The black Venus that, as The Root explained, was ...
- Spoken Word festival for Michiana kids coming to South Bend
A Mishawaka educator is spreading literacy through an unconventional approach; spoken word poetry. It all culminates into a festival for area kids in April. Back in April of 2016, we introduced you to Eric Johnson, a Mishawaka educator who taught English ...
- Like a Poem: On Ben Lernerâ€™s â€œThe Hatred of Poetryâ€
â€œBy one of the ironic perversities that often attend the course of affairs, the existence of the works of art upon which formation of an esthetic theory depends has become an obstruction to theory about them.â€ Somehow saying something is like a poem ...
- For Throwing Muses' Kristin Hersh, her musical truth is stranger than fiction
She employs the same kind of vivid descriptions in a 2010 memoir, "Rat Girl," and a 2015 book detailing her lengthy friendship with the late songwriter ... "Wyatt At The Coyote Palace" resembles a book of poetry more than anything, as its stories are ...
- Black Arts and Cultural Festival Saturday at Empire State Plaza
ALBANY â€” The Black Arts and Cultural Festival takes place Saturday ... There will also be a Def Jam Poetry reunion hosted by Danny Simmons. Other highlights include performances by Wassa Pan Afrika Dance Ensemble, Scholastic Talent Showcase winners ...
- Bluffton senior citizens place first at LeadingAge show - Lima Ohio
Bluffton senior citizens place first at LeadingAge showLima OhioFirst-place winners include Nancy Williamson, jewelry and small quilted works; Ella Bazzy, large quilted works; Larry Burkhalter, photography; Gladys Simmons, needle arts and poetry; Helen Driver, woven arts; and Ruth Naylor, non-fiction prose. Bazzy ...and more »
- Dark J.R.R. Tolkien Poem About a Magical, Malevolent Woman to Be Republished
The lengthy poem, written in the tradition of the medieval lay, will be republished alongside Tolkienâ€™s other poems about â€œthe Corriganâ€ (a term for fairies in Breton folklore). The epic, 200-page poem â€œThe Fall of Arthurâ€ will also be included ...
- Fourteen Lines: A Personal History
I looked through my past poems in the morning and discovered Iâ€™d been writing ... There was no consistent, curvaceous arc of erotic humor, as in Bernadette Mayerâ€™s book of sonnets. I actually tried to mix it up as much as possible.
- Poetry, Music & Contemporary Dance Performance: Peace and Love, Jan. 6 & 7 2017 @ the Tribe Hotel
This is a refreshing and enthralling theatrical collage of poetry, dance and music celebrating life consisting of music performed by Joan Sikand from the 70â€™s (think Beatles, Fifth Dimension and the likes). The cast is led by Nick Ndeda, Angela Mwandanda ...
- Listen To Sylvie Simmons Talk About â€œLeonard Cohenâ€™s Poetry, Music & Sexual Exploitsâ€ â€“ Catskill Review Of Books
One reference page with links to the best and most useful Leonard Cohen online resources: discography, performance & interview videos, articles, press coverage, humor, ... Marianne Ihlen, immortalized in â€œSo Long, Marianne,â€ died July 28, 2016.
- Tisha Bâ€™Av Tisha Bâ€™Av commemorations are Aug. 13-14
The fast begins at 7:16 p.m. and ends at 7:41 p.m. on Aug. 14. Here is a list of some Tisha Bâ€™Av programs. Traditional observances include reading the Book of Lamentations (Eicha) and kinnot (sad poems).
- Local artists, writers compete in annual art and writing contest
"I found that poetry is an excellent route to writing in a concise manner," Ottaviano says. "I now write both haiku and free verse/prose poetry regularly now. It's a great expression." Fellow workshop writers encouraged her so much, they convinced her to ...
- In case you didnâ€™t know it, Brownhills has a great poet â€“ and he has a book out now!
Familiar local lad and top bloke Ian Neville has written a book of poetry about his life which heâ€™s self-published and is selling in aid of the Brownhills Remembrance Parade fund. Ianâ€™s a lovely chap, and his work is fun, enjoyable and very heartfelt.
- Delivery Inspirational Poems | Delivery Poems About Inspirational
I was born with this name A name that cannot be moved. Through my struggles and through my pain These shackles I shall remove. Dignified in all my ways Eminent proven that can't be replaced. I am a true man of virtue That cannot be measured by time or space.
- Book Review: Annie Zaidiâ€™s â€˜Unbound â€“ 2000 Years of Indian Womenâ€™s Writingâ€™
When was the last time you walked into a bookstore and picked up a book of poems from our Bhakti poets or stories by Marathi scholars or a collection of plays by a woman playwright? It is difficult to access such books. While searching for books by Indian ...