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- Poetry as a Verb: An Interview With Sarah Kay
I spoke to Sarah about her work, poetry in the digital age, and writing to understand the world around us. ALYSON ZETTA: Did you always know you wanted to be involved in literature/writing? What did you used to say you wanted to be when you grew up?
- Yvette Siegert Wins 2017 Best Translated Book Award in Poetry for Alejandra Pizarnikâ€™s Extracting the Stone of Madness
It is published by New Directionsâ€”who has won the BTBA on three past occasions, twice for fiction, once for poetryâ€”and collects all of Pizarnikâ€™s middle and late works, including some posthumous pieces. Judge Emma Ramadan (Riffraff Bookstore ...
- Howardâ€™s Way
Richard is very unusual for an American poet because, as he said, heâ€™s nailed his colors to the past. American poetry has almost always been forward-looking. But Richard is looking, thinking backward. He made himself up under the European wing of ...
- I Don't Feel Well Today. - Poem by Roxanne Dubarry
She will fax the information to Lynnwood's Virginia Mason's. My brother, Dale, called me today, to wish me a happy birthday. This is nothing more for me to say except may God richly bless you and your families too.
- Hindi Diwas: All about the love for books
If Khan read poetry for its pathos, Ritika Pradhan ... both Pradhan and Mishra rely on their fellow Hindi reading friends and prefer to buy books online, a practice Satyanand Nirupam, editorial director at Rajkamal Prakashan, a 70-year-old publishing ...
- 5 Free Things to Do in Metro Phoenix, January 20 to 22
Look, it's no secret that Phoenix is full of things to do for free every day of the week. And this weekend, unsurprisingly, is no exception. From protest art and poetry to a U.S. Constitution convo and stellar window-shopping (or, if you wanna indulge ...
- Midwest Writing Center announced as Three Degree recipient for August
Since its establishment, the Midwest Writing Center has nurtured events including the annually-held Mississippi Valley Poetry Contest, Susan K. Collins Chapbook Contest, Great River Writers Retreat, Poetry Residency and Childrenâ€™s Literature Festival.
- Poet uses words to connect with students
â€œPoetry is embedded in hip-hop and rap culture ... Community College where he did a presentation in the theater and took part in a panel on forum on Islamaphobia. Shah was greeted the forum at FMCC with students holding supportive posters and chanting ...
- Trending and trolled: Taher Shah is back with 'Humanity Love' video
In the video titled 'Humanity Love', he recites Urdu poetry on love instead of his comical singing. Known for his flamboyant costumes, he sports golden robes in this one along with a man bun. Strangely enough, he is seen caressing a white cat throughout ...
- Romantic Poets Romanticism vs modernism
Generally, the Romantic poets kept to traditional and classical verse forms and genres. Thus, they used sonnets, lyrical verse, odes, epic forms, and especially blank verse and rhymed heroic couplets. They tended to revert to classical imagery, although ...
- Love & Romance by Jyotirmaya Thakur
This is the reason why it has been a favourite and dormant theme of poetry since ages. The poetry of love is basically a romantic expression of powerful spontaneous feeling. It is imbued with the poet's simplicity and purity of heart and intensity of ...
- 'You Can Fly' about black airmen's triumph in WWII
you and the plane are one./ You have never felt freer./ Never.â€ in her poetry. Madness is a big theme in her poetry. Her relationship and her fear of death is a big theme of her poetry. When she was a girl in the first
- When will U.S. get new AG?
President Obama's nomination of Loretta Lynch to become the country's first African-American woman attorney general is a historic pick. Her confirmation, however, is now taking on new historical relevance as her wait for a confirmation vote by the full Senate drags into its sixth month.
- DARK Poetry Contest (Winner gets poem made into film)
Deadline February 15th. Submit a poem thatâ€™s about something DARK and get it made into a movie. Accepting any poetry in any genre or length thatâ€™s about DARKNESS in any way. All poems will be posted on this network. Over 95,000 unique visitors a day.
- Larry Brodyâ€™s Poetry: Dog And Cat
Looking through The Return of the Navajo Dog, I saw this poem about the death of a cat I had sometime in the mid-1980s. Iâ€™m confused and a little embarrassed because although I remember the cat very well and loved her because she was so gentle with me ...