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- Column: Fine Arts Night is this evening at Edgerton Christian School
and it has been an annual tradition among area Christian schools since that time. Approximately 200 students will showcase their skills tonight in categories of Personal Narrative, Choral Reading, Powerpoint, Interpretive Poetry and Memorized Poetry.
- Teaching children to give thanks
Those simple, gratitude-filled mornings and his reaction to them inspired me to make a children's book called "Giving Thanks." The book is a poem about giving thanks. It teaches children that there are always simple joys in life to be grateful for.
- Little black girl donâ€™t cry,
I know Itâ€™s hard sometimes to wake up with a smile, But baby girl youâ€™re something worthwhile. Little black girl donâ€™t cry, If they appropriate and take your style. Doesnâ€™t mean you still cant shine with that beautiful skin, So reflective that the ...
- Why and How You Can Benefit from Reading Poetry
As such, reading poetry is an attainable method for injecting art, beauty and understanding into our daily lives. From Shakespeareâ€™s beloved sonnets to Rupi Kaurâ€™s modern take on creative expression, there is a satisfying symmetry and a sense of ...
- FrÃ©dÃ©rick Leboyer, Who Saw Childbirth Through Babyâ€™s Eyes, Dies at 98
Rather, in his seminal work, â€œBirth Without Violence,â€ it appeared, unusually, in a form of prose poetry. In the book, published in 1974, Mr. Leboyer argued that the modern delivery room bowed to the needs of doctors, women and procedures while often ...
- GreenFields of Geneva 100 Year Old Resident Has Book of Poetry Republished
Now, almost two full years later, Grace McLennanâ€™s claim to fame is the fact that sheâ€™s a published poet. Republished to be exact. Due to popular demand, the resident of GreenFields of Geneva has had her book of poetry Grace Notes, republished.
- THE ELEPHANTQUAKE and other poems by readers â€¦
Much to my delight there are five poetic responses this week. Bravo, my friends! The first three poems here are responses to last Wednesdayâ€™s Writing Prompt: â€œHow do you generally receive the night? With joy, reluctance or fear? Do you sleep well or not?
- Duende District popping up in Brookland at A Creative DC: Brookland on the Arts Walk at Monroe Street Market.
Alexander is a Brookland-based contemporary visual artist and writer. Using colorful mixed media and lyrical poetry & prose, Lory documents the untold stories of the African American Virginians from whom she descends. For more information, visit her site ...
- Afternoon Bites: NgÅ©gÄ© wa Thiongâ€™o Interviewed, Elizabeth Crane, Chiwan Choiâ€™s Poetry, Derek Walcott Revisited, and More
Elizabeth Craneâ€™s forthcoming collection was reviewed in Publishers Weekly. Gabino Iglesias reviewed Chiwan Choiâ€™s The Yellow House. The Fall talked with Yahdon Israel. Julian Lucas on the writings of Derek Walcott.
- Announcing the 2016 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalists
National Book Critics Circle has announced their 30 finalists in six categoriesâ€“autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetryâ€“for the outstanding books of 2016. The awards will be presented on March 16, 2017, in New York City.
- A Celebration of Art and Community at the 2nd Annual Chicago Poetry Block Party
CHICAGO â€“ On Saturday, July 29, the Poetry Foundation, Crescendo Literary, and the National Museum of Mexican Art will present the 2 nd Annual Chicago Poetry Block Party, a unique poetry-based festival that features writing workshops, games, face ...
- U.S. Poet Laureate: Deepen Civic Engagement Through Poetry
October 30, 2017 â€“ U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy K. Smith shared with a Georgetown audience last week the ways in which poetry can teach Americans humility and empathy. Smith, who became poet laureate last month, spoke at the ...
- North Haven students take part in poetry recitation contest
Students from North Haven Middle School recently participated in the 2017 COLT Poetry Recitation Contest in Bristol. Ava Guidone, grade 8, recited â€œFilastrocca delle Paroleâ€ by Gianni Rodari and won a gold medal for her performance. Mane Khachatryan ...
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- Two forgotten poets found friends in Portsmouth
An avid reader, never married, she was enthralled by romantic tales of Portsmouth history. These stories were often the inspiration for her bouncy rhythmic verses. Her books, two in prose and three in poetry, appear to have been supported by the kindness ...