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- Newstead Abbey â€“ Roving through the gardens in the footsteps of Lord Byron
Lord Byron made quite a name for himself and not always because of his notoriety in romantic poetry, his life was filled with many a scandal which I shanâ€™t elaborate on. What a fantastically relaxed family day out at Newstead Abbey, the gardens and ...
- Women's march: Ashley Judd recites poem by Franklin woman
"Is this a joke?'" Donovan said in a news.com.au interview. "She gave me her number and we texted back and forth". When Judd first saw Donovan perform the poem for the audience at a poetry event, she pulled her aside to talk about the poem.
- Thank you to the 115 authors who participated in our LOST AND FOUND and Prose Series
Thank you to the 115 writers â€” from 26 states and 12 countries â€” who participated in our LOST AND FOUND Poetry & Prose Series, which ran from March 6 to May 5, 2017. Many thanks to the following authors for their intriguing, compelling work!
- Trial of 'Forest Poet' Dave Harvey adjourned yet again - because judge isn't free for long enough
He has had a volume of his poems and songs published. One of the statues of Mr Harvey, on display in the centre of Cinderford, shows him at work as a miner. The other,near Soudley, depicts him as a boy miner being rescued from the collapsed pit.
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- Free Local Author Talks At R.J. Julia; African American Poetry Read-in at Coffee House
Riverwood Poetry Series The Riverwood Poetry series will continue Thursday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m., with a reading by and conversation with Margaret Gibson, on the theme of "Love, in Sickness and in Health," at the Universalist Church of West Hartford ...
- Symmetrical Lines and Social Comforts
Painting by John Opie/National Portrait Gallery via Wikimedia Commons Here is a great poem that may mark a significant divide, between readers who treasure Samuel Johnsonâ€™s â€œOn the Death of Dr. Robert Levetâ€ and those who donâ€™t much like it.
- Berks Bard Fest 2017 with poet Jane Stahl
Events are free and open to the public ... This year's selection of poets also includes Catherine Rittenhouse Good, frequent winner of the Encore Poetry Contest and award winning poets Elizabeth Bodien, Awilda I. Castro-Suarez and Doug Arnold.
- Cold Clap In The Dark - Poem by John Ackerman
a cold clap in the dark would light the inner spark of what it was I have been waiting for there was a stranger that drew nearer stating, ' I will tell you your future'. left to my own devices I made a choice to speak with this strange fellow Stating ...
- Poet Hedd Wyn appears on the walls of National Library to commemorate 100 years since his death
Yr Arwr, a poem the soldier had finished just before his death, won him the Bardic Chair at the National Eisteddfod that same year. The National Library of Wales and the Snowdonia National Park Authority have worked together in a year-long programme ...
- 'Poetry Out Loud' on Jan. 21
Tabulator for the contest is retired business teacher Sue Messino. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. Some might think that a poetry recitation contest is not that exciting, but the students competing enjoy the opportunity. Freshman Iris ...
- Who was Samuel Johnson? Google Doodle celebrated 308th birthday of modern English dictionaryâ€™s father
He became a teacher and moved to London to write poems and essays, contributing to the city's burgeoning literary scene. A keen lexicographer, Johnson spent nine years compiling A Dictionary Of The English Language, completed and published in 1755.
- Why We Shouldnâ€™t Shield Children From Darkness
Some of the best are funny. Or silly. Or informative ... I projected Lorenâ€™s illustrations as I recited the poem from memory, and after I finished, something remarkable happened. A boy immediately raised his hand, and I called on him, and he told ...
- Australian Fadi Fawaz shares private poem for his boyfriend, the late George Michael
and has a poem written on it. It says: â€œI will always miss you till the day I meet you. My story to tell you. In your sleep I found you, into your dreams I follow you, from your sleep I wake you. This love will wake you, hope will feed you. The world ...
- Orland Park Arts Commission Hosts Second Annual Poetry Slam
Calling all bards, lyricists and modern day beatniks - Orland Park's Poetry Slam is back and set for 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 23. Poets of all ages and skills are invited to bring their best original imagery and rhymes to the village's Cultural Center ...