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- Bukowski Biographer Neeli Cherkovski Shares Poem About Their Friendship
Poet and biographer Neeli Cherkovski knew Charles Bukowski well. He spent years as a close friend and wrote the book Bukowski: A Life. Cherkovski has shared a new poem on Facebook, titled â€œIn the Shadow/Of the Rose,â€ about their friendship.
- Jenny Diskiâ€™s Jisei: On Death Poems and In Gratitidue
Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to print (Opens in new window) More To that, we can now add Jenny Diskiâ€™s In Gratitude, which may be, along with ...
- Final UA Prose Series event of the semester showcases two writers
The UA Poetry Center showcased two prose writers on April 13 at 7 p.m., during the final event of the UA Prose Series for the 2017 spring semester. The UA Prose Series, curated by Creative Writing Program faculty, was founded in 2001. The series celebrates ...
- Youth Share Their Thoughts at Teen Poetry Slam at the Cleveland Heights Library
The 18 th annual Teen Poetry Slam at the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Libraryâ€™s main branch on Lee Road invited high school students to come down, share some free pizza, and compete to share their thoughts in poetry while celebrating the work of ...
- First Grief - For My Brother Bill - Poem by Barry Middleton
Yesterday, (8-30-16) my oldest brother passed away. I wrote this poem in May when I visited him. The poem was intended only to help me deal with his impending death. I will be off poem-hunter for about a week as of 9-3-16.
- Emily Dickinsonâ€™s Birthday Party: Cake, Hope & Camaraderie
We have taken this poem as a meditation for the season ... It feels churlish, certainly, to argue with Emily Dickinson â€“and on her birthday!â€“ but I have to say that, for myself at least, hope, lately, has not been that easy to come by.
- Police on the hunt for Christian charged over poem
ISLAMABAD: Police say they are searching for a Christian man facing blasphemy charges after a Muslim friend accused him of insulting Islam with a poem. Local police official Mohammad Asim said on Tuesday that the accused, Nadeem, is on the run. Nadeem is ...
- Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids Toronto Evening show
Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids is an open-mic evening of book reports, poetry, diary entries, letters from camp, etc. all read out loud by adults to a room full of strangers. Doors at 7:30, show at 8:00pm.
- The Poetry of Politics: Richard Blanco on Trump's Inauguration
The tradition of the inaugural poet was started by John F. Kennedy in 1961 when he asked Robert Frost to do a reading. Frost had hoped to recite a poem called "Dedication," which he had written only a few days before the ceremony. But the gaze of the sun ...
- Migrant workers in Singapore reveal hidden poetry talents on stage
Standing on a grand stage before an audience of about 200, Bikas Nath shut his eyes and recited: "I long to run back, into the warm embrace of my homeland." His poem, Keno Probashi? (Why Migrant?) poses a question the worker from Bangladesh has asked ...
- â€˜Sad Girlâ€™ Hates Nature, Tries Floating In A Sensory Deprivation Tank Instead
Welcome to â€˜Sad Girl Tries Things,â€™ a new series in which a very sad ... I would have wished him imprisonment â€” so I could have sent him poetry (and photographs of my boobies!) through the prison post to secure our bond as kindred spirits.
- Out of This World
In his poem â€œAn Urban Convalescence,â€ James Merrill wrote of the â€œdull need to make some kind of house / Out of the life lived, out of the love spent.â€ It is a classic Merrill formulation. People are supposed to â€œmakeâ€ houses out of blossoming aspirations and love, before busting them up in resignation and defeat. Merrill, rich since birth, as he said, â€œwhether I liked it or not,â€ and one of the ...
- Obama to Biden: 'I had to quote an Irish poet and Seamus Heaney was taken'
â€œAs Yeats put it â€“ because I had to quote an Irish poet, and Seamus Heaney was taken: â€˜Think where manâ€™s glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friendsâ€™. The line was taken from Yeatsâ€™ The Municipal Gallery Revisited ...
- Friends, family remember slain teen
That smile was among the qualities family and friends say come to mind first when they think of ... He didnâ€™t deserve it.â€ She later read a poem to those competing in the tournament. Most of the competitors were close to Jahliekâ€™s age.
- Geraldine Chafe Rubia, writer and Longside Club founder, dies at 87
Several friends and family have confirmed her passing for The Telegram ... Over the years, she wrote plays and radio scripts, documentary scripts for the CBC, as well as poetry. She developed A Poem in My Soup (1980), a book of poetry that actually ...