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- Poems of Resistance, Power & Resilience â€“ Laura Solomon
As the incoming administration builds its agenda of attack on marginalized people, on freedom of speech, on the earth itself, poetry will continue to be an essential voice of resistance. Poets will speak out in solidarity, united against hatred, systemic ...
- Theater review: Dancing of 'American in Paris' is poetry
Particularly when the entire score is romantic Gershwin, with â€œâ€™S Wonderfulâ€ and ... The script, the plot, the subplots â€” all of that is extraneous. The dancing is the poetry here, and itâ€™s the spark for the standing ovations the production ...
- Hennessy New Irish Writing: poems by Aoife Lyall
accepts the uninvited intimacy of strangers, their questions aired like newlywed linens. How long now? Is it a boy or a girl? It doesnâ€™t matter. The coffin will be white. Knowledge is nothing. By law she carries you. She will know the sound of your first ...
- Poetry Out Loud winners named
The state championâ€™s school will receive $500 for the purchase of poetry books. To learn more about the West Virginia state Poetry Out Loud contest, contact West Virginia state Poetry Out Loud coordinator James D. Wolfe or visit poetryoutloud.org.
- Weaving a Magic Carpet of Poems: Poetry Workshops for 10+ Year Olds
Free event for children over the age of 10, accompanied by a parent or carer. Advance booking essential. Ever wanted to write a poem, but not sure where to start? Always thought that only grown-ups can write proper poetry? Well, if youâ€™re aged ten or ...
- Suspect in Portland attack made life about hate after prison
Christian grew up with several older brothers in a modest home in north Portland, obtained his GED and attended some community college. He was a prolific writer both in and out of prison, and he penned a poem at age 18 titled â€œPrayers for Death.â€
- A National Poetry Month worth writing home about
National Poetry Month Celebration with Milkweed Editions Minneapolis-based publisher Milkweed Editions, which has published more than 350 books of literary fiction, nonfiction and poetry since its founding in 1980, hosts an evening honoring National Poetry ...
- Robot Office: A Prayer
At The Rumpus, weâ€™ve got essays, reviews, interviews, music, film, fiction, and poetryâ€”along with kick-ass comics ... and true (and sometimes very, very funny).
- Enter our poetry contest: A chance to win Koyczan tickets
Readers take note! To celebrate the upcoming performance of spoken word artist, poet and writer Shane Koyczan in Cranbrook, the Cranbrook Townsman/Kimberley Bulletin is hosting a poetry contest. Koyczan, an internationally renowned spoken word artist, poet ...
- What are some examples of short, funny poetry?
Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll and Dorothy Parker are among the poets notable for writing short funny poems, which is evident on poems such as "One Perfect Rose" and "You are Old, Father William." Lear and Carroll especially popular humorous and nonsense poems ...
- Music and art: Combining singing, painting to center herself
In her teens, Cohn turned to folk-rock singer-songwriters such as Carole King, Carly Simon and Jim Croce. Joni Mitchellâ€™s poetry and rhythmic, jazzy style shifted her perspective on music. â€œAlong with what my brother was playing, her music allowed me ...
- Morristown's Unity Charter School Recognizes Two Students at 15th Annual Poetry Contest - TAPinto.net
TAPinto.netMorristown's Unity Charter School Recognizes Two Students at 15th Annual Poetry ContestTAPinto.netMORRISTOWN, NJ - Since 2002, Morris County Library has organized a children's poetry contest during National Poetry Month. Thousands of students in grades 1-7 have enjoyed writing, reading and having their poems published. This year two students ...and more »
- 6 times Serena Williams was the feminist we all need in life
Today is the birthday of Serena Jameka Williams ... When she wrote this powerful poem about the strength of a woman Williams penned down an empowering piece around the time she was asked about being the greatest female athlete of all time.
- Life Be Too Short For 'o Ruing - Poem by Frank James Ryan Jr (FjR)
So much left unresolved yet my Father always said: 'We can only do the very best our very best can carry, as once we've carried all we can, our conscience will be pure. Life be far too short for 'o ruing, said my Father...H E E D! For a Heavy-Heart in lieu ...
- Program seeks nominations for poet laureate
All styles and sub-genres of poetry, including prose, slam poetry and cowboy poetry, are considered. During the two-year term, the poet laureate will provide a minimum of 10 public readings/events per year in urban and rural settings across the state.