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- Uncovering my familyâ€™s part in the Bolshevik revolution as comrades of Lenin and Trotsky
A family legend, which I donâ€™t entirely believe ... A few years ago I wrote a collection of poems called The Book of Isaac, loosely based on his life and writings, and my latest book, Life Has Become More Cheerful, is now marking the century since ...
- Don McLean explains why he won't reveal the meaning of "American Pie"
â€œThe song is about an American dream of some sort,â€ McLean said ... He wonâ€™t admit the meaning, he says, because that would pervert the poetry. â€œSo, if I sit here and say to you, â€˜Is the jester Bob Dylan?â€™â€ Axelrod said.
- Poet stumped by standardized test questions about her own poem
had some harsh words for the Texas Education Agency after she discovered she couldn't answer questions about poems on the its standardized tests â€” poems she herself wrote. In an essay for the Huffington Post, Holbrook wrote that she felt like "such a ...
- Poem of the Day: â€œSomeday Iâ€™ll Love Ocean Vuongâ€ by Ocean Vuong
Ocean Vuongâ€™s first poetry collection, Night Sky with Exit Wounds, took the literary community by storm, and not without good reason: Vuongâ€™s voice is brave and deeply felt; he wears his heart on his sleeve and turns pain into beauty.
- Todd Bates: "Why wouldn't you want to come to Clemson?"
Bates is different when it comes to recruiting â€“ he not only builds relationships in typical fashion, he also writes motivational poetry and sends it out to prospects and players alike. â€œI do a lot of motivational poetry, whenever I'm away from the ...
- FAMILY Short Film of the Day: From His Rib, by Joanne Leva
LOGLINE: A colorful collection of poems that reshape and adapt the already compelling biblical story of Adam and Eve to a modern world. Actors [will accompany the author to] create a powerful enlargement of the characters and subject matter. Interested in ...
- Opioids and Refugees: Why Not Poetry?
Suddenly everyone knew addicts, people were dying, crime picked up, and it made its way into my daily life. Eventually I felt like ... When I was younger and naÃ¯ve, I always used to say that poetry was like going back to my country, which is wack to ...
- â€œGive Yourself Permission To See From New Perspectivesâ€ â€“ TY Bello Says As She Shares Dapper Looking Photos Of Olamide Ahead Of OLIC3 (Photos)
She then shared an inspirational piece while sharing the dapper looking ... differently all the time .poetry .. codes .. Art . I had toyed with the idea of taking Olamide to the streets.. I had this crazy idea of shooting him crowd surfing
- Dr. Paul Veach Pens ALL I HOLD DEAR
"The poetry contained in this book will raise the spirit of the defeated Christian and will cause all believers to rejoice in the relationship that is possible with a Holy God. Like salted peanuts, however, it is difficult to stop with just one."
- Award-winning WMU poet will launch Frostic Reading Series
Dr. William Olsen, professor of English and editor of WMU's New Issues Poetry and Prose, will read from his works at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, in 2452 Knauss Hall. The reading is free and open to the public. Olsen has published six collections of poetry ...
- 30 Days of Poetry Love â€“ Sierra DeMulder
Happy 26th day of poetry month! Donâ€™t forget, tomorrow is Poem in Your Pocket Day. Visit Poets.org, download the PDF of poems, and pick one to share tomorrow. Todayâ€™s poem is something weâ€™ve all gone through. Seeing the guy/girl you like with someone ...
- Road Branch poets
Road Branch Elementary & Middle School students have received honors for their original poems by the American Library of Poetry. They are finalists in a nationwide competition and their works will be published in 2017. Their ELA teacher is Ms. Ashley Francis.
- Rheta Grimsley Johnson Make much of something small
"Make much of something small, The pouring-out of tea, a drying flower's shadow on the wall from last week's sad bouquet ..." The Mississippi Gulf Coast is a small, enchanting world. The woman who is celebrating National Poetry Month and cleverly reminding ...
- Hanging by a Thread: Poetry Prompt
Because of the tireless pleas by the literary circle to free Philoxenus, the king eventually decided to release the poet. But first, he had to dine with the king. After an elegant feast, King Dionysius read a few verses of poetry he had recently composed.
- Dylan Kriegerâ€™s â€œGiving Godheadâ€: A Bloody Vision of Religionâ€™s Deepest Influence
In August, a poetry review appeared in the New York Times ... Krieger plumbs the visceral heart of Christian traditionâ€”the broken body of the dead man, the virgin writing in labor, plus those scores of angels with swords and prophets who marry whores ...