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- Your CBC Poetry Prize writing tip of the week
The 2017 CBC Poetry Prize is now open for submissions. The winner will receive $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts and a 10-day writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and have their work published in Air Canada enRoute magazine.
- Jack Kerouac, The Art of Fiction No. 41
Thar. Yup. Thatâ€™s Shiki. But as for my regular English verse, I knocked it off fast like the prose, using, get this, the size of the notebook page for the form and length of the poem, just as a musician has to get out, a jazz musician, his statement ...
- Meet Parramatta Poetry Slam host Troy Wong
â€œI was feeling was that I hadnâ€™t resolved [experiences] for myself [but] I find that I can write about my family with a lot more clarity now.â€ To hear Wongâ€™s poetry in person, be at the Sydney Slam Final â€“ where the best spoken word poets will ...
- Muhammad Ali's Poetry: Wit, Rhyme And Power10:53 - Here And Now
Here And NowMuhammad Ali's Poetry: Wit, Rhyme And Power10:53Here And NowThere were the short poems he would recite during interviews â€“ those were noteworthy for their witty rhymes and metaphors. And then there were powerful and moving tributes, like the one he recited in 1972, imagining himself as a black prisoner at the ...Clarence Page: How Muhummad Ali, boxing's brash poet, made us thinkAllentown Morning Callall 5,538 news articles »
- Imparting Writing Skills
A director of the foundation, â€ŽChief John Iworiso explained that the essay writing competition was part of a series ... The event was punctuated by several performances, including reciting of poems, reading from excerpts of novels and dancing.
- Three Men Stood Up to Anti-Muslim Attack. Two Paid With Their Lives.
Jeremy Christian, 35, of North Portland ... but two girls might be alive because of them.â€ Mr. Fletcher won a poetry contest in 2013 when he was a junior in high school. He condemned the prejudice he saw Muslims encountering. Of the Sept.
- WHYY releases new kids-focused podcast, and other news in podcasting - Current
WHYY releases new kids-focused podcast, and other news in podcastingCurrentPoetryNow, a radio show and podcast from Chicago's WFMT Radio Network and the Poetry Foundation, started as a weekly program Tuesday. The 4-minute episodes highlight a poet reading an unpublished poem, followed by discussion of ... As APM describes the ...
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Heidelberg - Dead Poets' Society Memorials on Waymarking.com
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (28 August 1749 â€“ 22 March 1832) was a German writer and statesman. His works include epic and lyric poetry, prose and verse dramas, memoirs, an autobiography, literary and aesthetic criticism, treatises on botany, anatomy ...
- Happy Hours and other happenings 4/2-4/8
THURSDAY Amaro Winery: Poetry Night and Open Mic (7-10 p.m., free) Aqua Reef: $4 Cava; Half priced Dim Sum Lovin' (2-5 p.
- Thanksgiving Poem: The Pumpkin by John Greenleaf Whittier
Iâ€™ve been eyeing the pumpkin pies at my local bakery. Saves me the thinking (and messing) over pastry crust and such. But when pie comes in a box, quite possibly prepared with filling from a can, it does tend to remove a person from the pieâ€™s more ...
- When Friends Visit: A Poem
If you know my struggles, you may think otherwise. But you know what, thatâ€™s not how I see it. I see the positive things all around me and that grouping includes my wonderful friends. You. People who come here and read my work. Leave comments or not, you ...
- Wicked good poems: Boston gets its 1st anthology of poetry
Dozens of prominent poets, including a former U.S. poet laureate, will commandeer the courtyard of the Boston Public Library on Thursday to read aloud from the city's first anthology of poetry. Organizers have dubbed the collection "City of Notions," a ...
- Camp MAC, Taste of Downtown, wildflower walk and more
2017 Cowboy Poetry Contest Finals, 7 p.m. For information ... â€œThose Fabulous 60â€™sâ€ featuring classic hits from the 1960â€™s. The weekly concerts are free and open to the public. Larry Norvell Band Shell. Funtabi, 9 p.m. Auntie Maeâ€™s Parlor.
- Patricia Lockwood & Mallory Ortberg on Religion, â€œDaddy,â€ & Bananas
It was very sad.] MO: Would it help you stay in the appropriate touring ... Iâ€™m also curious about what itâ€™s like to go straight from writing poetry to an autobiography without even a comic novella to serve as a pit stop in between!
- Samie uses poetry to transform society
At 23 years of age, Sam Asiimwe Ruhindiâ€™s poems deal with weighty issues aimed at transforming society; out of the over 21 poems he has completed so far, three easily stand out: Ode To Our Future Generation, Dear Girls, and Whom Will I Be? Of the three ...