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- Leonard Cohen, singer-songwriter of love, death and philosophical longing, dies at 82
He wrote a poem about the experience, called â€œThe Only Tourist in ... It was there that he met and fell in love with a married Norwegian woman named Marianne Ihlen. She divorced her husband, and they lived together for several years.
- Feminist bookstore Women & Children First has Pride all month
She is the editor of Poetry Speaks to Children and co-editor of Poetry Speaks, among other anthologies. Former executive director of the Poetry Society of America, she is a co-founder of Poetry in Motion, a nationwide program that places poetry posters in ...
- Radiant Child by Javaka Steptoe
Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by ... They visit museums, the theater, read poetry and Basquiat learns about art and artists. Eventually, his motherâ€™s mind breaks and she can no longer live at home. He visits her when ...
- Pitt alum tackles social injustice with award-winning poetry
Usually writing in spurts that last a couple of weeks at a time ... Borzutzky, 42, received the National Book Award for Poetry from the National Book Foundation for his November 2016 book â€œPerformance,â€ the third installment in a series.
- Warsaw Freshmen Win Essay And Poetry Contest
WARSAW â€” Last August over 600 Warsaw High School freshmen traded their books and pencils for life vests and paddles to venture through ... Abigail Seese and Nick Bazzoni. Top poetry prizes were given to Carter Schuh, Thalia Bornes and Rosa Roblero.
- Concrete Poems: Abandoned Hotels In The Sinai Desert
These large, artful, fashionably brutal, gothic and skeletal follies stand out in relief to the flat desert floor. Like the desert they are clean, dry and stark. But unlike the desert these sculptural hulks are anything but natural. So can these holiday ...
- Nigeria's Romeo Oriogun Wins African Poetry Prize
The poetry prize award of Â£3,000 cash prize is in its fifth year ... I know queer people may not be free to love openly in my lifetime but it is a journey and we are laying the stones for the future." "The judges were unanimous this year in their decision ...
- Poetry in Principle
Iâ€™ve always wondered what it would feel like to issue a manifesto like in the good old days, but any such assertion nowadays always seems to splinter into its ambiguities, leaving the motivating impulse unmanifest. The burden of poetic process is how ...
- Last Chance Saloon!
James A. Lindsay, Ph.D., author of Dot, Dot Dot: Infinity Plus God Equals Folly and Everybody Is Wrong About God Another recent addition to the catalogue is Filling the Void: A Selection of Humanist and Athiest Poetry. This is a niche book of a niche area.
- Celebrate National Poetry Month in Larchmont on April 20
As Friends of Rye Nature Center and The Osborn Retirement Community ... the high cost of The Larchmont Public Library is pleased to announce an evening of poetry on Thursday, April 20 at 7:00pm, in celebration of National Poetry Month in April.
- Madonna, Kesha get emotional when accepting Billboard honors
I took comfort in the poetry of Maya Angelou, and the writings of James Baldwin ... honored like this after the very public year Iâ€™ve had. I feel stuck, and I feel sad. And quite frankly today I feel bloated,â€ she said, as the crowd laughed.
- 50 Good Morning Texts for Her
Girls usually like poetic texts but if poetry is not her thing ... This can be a cute or maybe a romantic message depending on what you are going to talk about next. 2. I love you more than summer sunset and winter snow. I just love you more and more.
- 'India is passing through a perfect fascist moment': Strangled and kicked during student ruckus, brave Delhi University professor wants to go back to 'classes, and reading poetry'
While the incident sent shock-waves across university campuses all over the country, the price of supporting free speech has cost Chakravarty ... go back to classes and to reading groups and to my poetry. I only wanted to make two points, and then let ...
- Lumpen communalism can be shamed, but will media help?
Never did Urdu poetry reach such peaks of grandeur in the epics called Marsias written by masters like Munshi Channulal Dilgeer, Mir Anis, Mirza Dabeer, Josh Malihabadi â€” particularly Marsias with Abbas as hero. The emotive power of the Abbas narrative ...
- Poems Here - Poem by Hasmukh Amathalal
it Is a good pleasure to have you here friend! ! ! ! ! ! I honour you because of your work and I can share your poems to my family and friends. Your presence here matters especially for people like us. I am your fan and everything you wrote it is what I'm ...