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- Serena Williams says yes to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, announcing engagement with a poem
Her poem: â€œI came home/ A little late /Someone had a bag packed ... winning her 308th in the U.S. Open. No wedding date has been announced.
- 8th Annual Jewish Poetry Festival at Temple Sinai, Brookline, MA
Ordained by ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal in 2011, she is the author of four book-length collections of poetry as well as several poetry chapbooks. Since 2003 she has blogged as The Velveteen Rabbi and in 2008, TIME named her blog one of the top 25 ...
- Bhakti Women and Poetry
Nonetheless, that their poetry became an integral aspect of the bhakti movement at large is highly significant and inspirational for many who look to these extraordinary women as ideal examples of lives intoxicated by love for the Divine. Further ...
- A Look at Karol Wojtyla the Writer
In Wojtylaâ€™s poem, man matures through labor ... and a chapter paying tribute to the friendship and collaboration of Pope John Paul II and Ronald Reagan. Karol Wojtylaâ€™s writings, born of his background and experience, are not just books to be read.
- ASL Slam's 'open hands' event lets the deaf express themselves through poetry
NEW YORK (CIRCA) - ASL Slam is an "open hands" event where members of the deaf community express themselves through poetry. Held at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, ASL Slam allows individuals to rap, rhapsodize and rehash on stage.
- Doctorâ€™s poems give voice to veteransâ€™ struggles
In â€œThe Aphasia CafÃ©,â€ published in 2012, McGuireâ€™s poetry focused on her patients. â€œTheir ability to lose language compelled me to write about what happens to a personâ€™s identity â€” what happens to your connection to the world,â€ she said.
- Seabiscuit Heritage Foundation presents Black Bart Strikes Again
Horse-drawn wagon rides are $5 per person and will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; free for children under 8. Black Bart Robbery Re-enactment and poetry reading starts at 4 p.m. Tri-tip barbecue is at 5 p.m. with a silent and live auction mystery strongbox ...
- Mary' Frankenstein: More and Less than Human
Maryâ€™s own love story with Percy Shelley is a mad passion of a teen ready to die for love ... in the name of Romance, passion, creativity, freedom, poetry, sensibility. What are the limits to the capacity to love, the demand to love, of an intelligent ...
- Lincoln-Sudbury student advances in Poetry Out Loud competition
A total of $50,000 in awards and school stipends will be awarded at the national finals. The winner of the National Poetry Out Loud Contest wins $20,000.
- National Poetry Month will take many roads in Amesbury
The winner of the Whittier Homeâ€™s â€œGathering of Versesâ€ poetry contest for high school students will be announced next month as well. Jim Sullivan covers Amesbury for The Daily News. He can be reached on Twitter @ndnsully, via email at jsullivan@ ...
- Gratiagusti Chananya Rompas describes life's irony through fireworks
(Shutterstock/-) Written by the co-founder of the BungaMatahari (BuMa) poetry community Gratiagusti Chananya â€œAnyaâ€ Rompas and published in 2016, Kota ini Kembang Api (This City is Fireworks) is said to be a poetry book that represents the irony of ...
- Meghan Markle pens powerful essay against period shaming
The poem, by Nayyirah Waleed, includes the verses ... the fifth-in-line to the British throne, for the wedding of one of Harry's closest friends.
- Cherryâ€™s â€˜Edge of the Windâ€™ in review
In my 2009 review of James E. Cherryâ€™s verse volume â€œHonoring the Ancestors,â€ I noted how the individual poems â€œencompassed family members and revolutionaries of all national and international ilk.â€ Working in prose seven years later, the scope ...
- Solitary: A Poem on What itâ€™s Like to Suffer Depression
Some days are not as dark as others. Some days I sit in a small square of dirty sunlight Which, some days, shines through a small square dirty window. Those days I soak the sun into my soul Willing every pore to store its warmth for Those darker days I ...
- Cuckoo in the nest
â€˜Light as a feather, free as a bird.â€™ GÃ¼nter Grass starts this final volume of short prose, poetry and sketches with a late and unexpected reawakening of his creative urge. After peevish old age had brought on such despondency that â€˜neither lines of ...