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- Poetry For the Thrill
I write poems like composers place notes on a scale ... friends and the mythic/biblical influences that help me forget that having a successful romantic life isnâ€™t the tragedy so many swear as gospel. The third book is my magnum opus: The Salvation ...
- Chinese poetry, Chinese TV dramas or online novels become more popular among foreigners
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 way of thanking my father for his medical help and counselling.
- Here are 10 decorated authors who will be at Tucson Festival of Books
In addition to many collections of poetry, Herrera has also published young adult novels, childrenâ€™s books, and short stories. His childrenâ€™s book, â€œThe Upside Down Boy,â€ was so well-liked that it was turned into a musical and his other children ...
- In death, Phillip Clay finally returns to U.S. legally
â€œIn death, Phillip Clay did what he couldnâ€™t do in life ... But they knew his situation all too well. Many recited poems and lyrics from songs. When Clay came to the United States, adoption and immigration were separate processes, something ...
- Ona Gritz: 'I had spent more than enough time hiding and pretending'
I had the persona poem, and one about my mother helping me on with my nightbrace ... I went home to Richard and my belief that his love for me meant that my cerebral palsy was, as my mother had assured me all those years ago, nothing, hardly noticeable.
- Leewood K-8 Center eighth grader wins â€˜Write Track Poetryâ€™ contest
Crowning champions at Homestead-Miami Speedway is not limited to the action on the track, but also extends into the community in a variety of ways. In the classroom, the speedway also celebrates champions, as it continues its commitment of helping kids ...
- Michael Bierut designs new brand identity for the Poetry Foundation
Pentagram Partner Michael Beirut has redesigned the identity for the Chicago-based Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine. The task was to reimagine the foundationâ€™s brand identity including its logo, print materials and Poetry magazine, with ...
- Local poets to represent city - Laredo Morning Times
Local poets to represent cityLaredo Morning TimesLocal poets who participate at the Laredo BorderSlam Poetry competitions every second and fourth Thursday will be traveling to Denver at the end of the month to represent the city in the Southwest Shootout Regional Competition. â€œWe compete year round, ...and more »
- Poetry and Imagery in Abdellah TaÃ¯a's 'Another Morocco'
TaÃ¯a is a writer whose talent shines brightly enough to illuminate the difference between an imitator and an original. Two indispensable themes in every work TaÃ¯a has produced thus far are the power of cinema and imagery, and the power of the Mother.
- Winners to be announced for annual #PoetweetNYC contest
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Thousands of poems will be considered for publication in "Metro New York" for New York City's annual "PoetweetNYC" Twitter poetry contest. In honor of National Poetry Month, the city holds the contest from April 17 through April 21.
- Tracydotcom: Stuff to do in Jacksonville
His â€œBlue: A Story of a Father and a Sonâ€ and her â€œLady Trucker Birthday Poemsâ€ will be recited at Jacksonville Magazine and Flaire Celebrations, respectively. Full lineup and locations at FSCJ.edu/JaxbyJax. Tracy â€œDot Comâ€ Collins is known ...
- â€œIt gets people killedâ€: Osip Mandelstam and the perils of writing poetry under Stalin
One of the most revealing photographs of Osip Mandelstam still in existence is a mugshot taken in the Lubyanka, on the occasion of his first arrest, in 1934. In the side-on view, itâ€™s of little significance: he looks like any balding 1930s labourer from ...
- How the International Writing Program brings Iowa to the world: BTN LiveBIG
Is there a particular form that youâ€™re drawn to more than others? Merrill: Well, I think if I had my druthers I would write poetry all the time but the fact is that everything that comes to me comes in different rhythms or within different forms.
- Rob Kardashian: Blac Chyna's Music Will be Worse Than K-Fed's!
You know, things like rap, singing, and "poetry music." She's been meeting with various record ... that it won't matter because she will just be embarrassing herself." It's sad, but true -- seriously, there's no way that music would be even a tiny bit ...
- Saudade - Poem by Linda Marie Van Tassell
Stronger forms of saudade might be felt towards people and things whose whereabouts are unknown, such as a lost lover, or a family member who has gone missing, moved away, separated, or died. (pronounced Sow da dae) I got carried away by the wind ...