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- Author hopes birthday book will lead to tradition
said the book is meant to be read once a year on the night before a birthday. â€œWhat I want parents to get from that is the wonderful time that I loved so much. The time of getting them tucked in bed and reading a poem to them. Looking at the beautiful ...
- Poet Sara Holbrook Says She Canâ€™t Answer The STAAR Questions About Her Own Poems
In Texas, we have a standardized testing system known as the STAAR Test. For the public school system, teachers spend the entire year teaching the topics found on this test with the goal of getting each student a passing grade. Over the years, there has ...
- A digital safe haven: Mental health patients seek support in growing online community
On July 11, 2016, she presented her poem, â€œThe Colors of My Bipolar Disorder,â€ in ... She has already begun giving advice to her peers in online chat rooms, like katimorton.com, and making herself available every week for anyone who needs to talk.
- The story of the Three Sisters
We finally did stop and were treated to a wealth of stories and legends by our guide who is of Native American descent. Our favorite story is of the Three Sisters. Five hundred years ago, when much food was supplied through hunting and fishing ...
- New edition of TS Eliot poetry challenges perceptions of his sexuality - The Guardian
The GuardianNew edition of TS Eliot poetry challenges perceptions of his sexualityThe GuardianThe sex life of TS Eliot has traditionally been seen through the prism of his unhappy first marriage and the dysfunctional portrayals of sexuality in his poetry, but a new edition of his work reveals the more assured side of the modernist master. â€œI ...TS Eliot Wrote Erotic Poems, ApparentlyFlavorwireLondoner's Diary: Do I dare to taste a pear, asks new-found TS Eliot poemEvening Standardall 4 news articles »
- 5 Poems Guaranteed to Crack your Heart Wide Open.
I have had a lifelong love affair with poetry. From Frost to Dickinson, from Angelou to Millay, I drank in the words like a magic potion. I savored their taste on my tongue and felt them make their way to my bloodstream, slowly reaching my heart.
- Some Questions Concerning Free Will
Phenomena such as Eureka Moments and our ability to improvise music and poetry show that logical thinking and problem solving can take place without any involvement of consciousness. Absolutely, and this is something I mentioned in my book on free will ...
- A Conversation with Poet Jan Beatty about her new book, Jackknife
Beatty sat down with CP in advance of her March 11 book launch. How did you pick the poems for Jackknife? I made some choices and I worked with people who help me. Judith Vollmer, who Iâ€™m lucky enough to have as a reader, and also Aaron Smith.
- Poetry on the Prowl in HP
Once inspired, your inner poet whispers something in your ear, and you take pen to paper. Thatâ€™s exactly what Highland Park Poetry wants people to do for the Highland Park Public Art Poetry Contest. â€œHighland Park Poetry is always seeking ways to get ...
- Letâ€™s Get It On
He received several achievement awards in creative writing through poetry.com and has recently published two eBooks and one paperback book through Lulu.com. After a nine year hiatus, Bo returned to publishing his poems with a new outlook and fresh ideas.
- Chinese poetry, Chinese TV dramas or online novels are become more popular among foreigners
What is the most beautiful Chinese poem you have ever read? An American netizen shares a story about an older Dutch lady living near where he grew up: â€œDuring the last few weeks of her life, she gave us an anthology of Li Poâ€™s poetry. I suppose as a ...
- Poetry Prize Winner Found Beauty in Urdu Poetic Tradition
â€œWe were fasting because it was Ramadan,â€ Talukder told NBC News. â€œI insisted on giving the news before they broke their fast, which not everyone was happy about.â€ As part of receiving the prize, Talukderâ€™s upcoming manuscript â€œShahr-e- jaanaan ...
- Comedy group Preach proclaims the gospel of spoken word and improv
The scene that follows not only provides comic relief to potentially dark poems, but also gives context to the relevant issue. It's easier to understand what someone is yelling about when they offer more insight into their point of view, Medel says.
- COWBOY POETRY: A Hungry Trail Ride
Weâ€™d spent three days out on the trail, the corrals a welcome sight. Iâ€™d swear I lost a pound or two. My wranglers werenâ€™t as tight. I know Iâ€™ve gone without some food, but never on the trail. So Iâ€™d like to tell you â€˜bout that ride. The trip ...
- Blackness Be Lit: An Epic Poetry Showcase
and even includes a clothing company â€” all in addition to hosting events like Blackness Be Lit that give a much-deserved platform to the plethora of black artists going under-noticed in our arts community. P.S. If youâ€™re super excited for some poetry ...