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- Make learning gender inclusive: Incorporate poetry recitation as spoken word art for classroom teaching
the modern spoken word poetry had originated in 1960s from the poetry of the Harlem Renaissance, blues music and beatniks. It first became popular in the underground African-American community in the US as part of their Civil Rights movement and later as a ...
- Help! I Need the Perfect Literary Wedding Reading
Iâ€™m getting married next month, so love poetry and the like has been on my mind quite a ... and itâ€™s proving difficult to navigate between the romantic and the saccharine, between the clichÃ©d and overly obscure. Iâ€™d really appreciate thoughts ...
- Things To Do When Youâ€™re Goth In the Country: An Excerpt
Born and raised in a rural farm town in Southern Illinois, Brooklyn-based writer Chavisa Woods is the author of three books of fiction: THINGS TO DO WHEN YOUâ€™RE GOTH IN THE COUNTRY ... and St. Markâ€™s Poetry Project.
- PODCAST: Jim Irsay Talks Football, Investing And Family
I always like getting Jim Irsayâ€™s perspectiveâ€“on anything. The Indianapolis Colts owner is smart, honest and, well, into everything from guitars and giving to poetry and politics. As Irsay told my colleague Monte Burke several years ago: â€œI believe ...
- Meet The Mother & Daughter Who Created The New Children's Book "Wake"
Wake is a new children's book written and illustrated by the mother-daughter duo Leah Busch and Shawn Dougherty. They are with our Barbara Gray to talk about the poem in the book and the illustrations that bring the story alive. Listen Listening...
- August 2017 Back-to-School Horn Book Herald: Middle School
Alexanderâ€™s narrative of his early life in sports weaves its way through a lively display of colorful graphics, black-and-white photographs, short poems, and inspirational quotations by famous people. The uplifting volume reads like a locker-room pep ...
- Silage by Bethany W Pope review â€“ poetry as salvation
In modern poetry, letâ€™s face it, not a lot happens ... Pope learns to pick the locked door of the orphanage library, where she can steal books. These are mainly science fiction, although references to sword-carrying mice suggest a Narnia book or two ...
- Greek bookstore in Sydney closes down after 5 years
Eleni explained that the bookshop has provided a haven for the Greek community where people can get together with friends and meet new ones ... space will remain open where workshops for writers, poetry music events and modern Greek classes will continue.
- The Earth Speaks to Us Through Poetry and Data
Our mutual flourishing depended on serving each otherâ€™s needs. Iâ€™m not sure when Christian stewardship of our environment turned into domination. When did stewardship become the trump card to pillage, plunder, and drain resources from our earth?
- First Night In My Grave: The Haunting Poem Kashmiri Cop Wrote On Facebook
That is when he posted a poem on Facebook: 'First Night In The Grave'. "Did you ever stop for a while and asked yourself, what is going to happen to me the first night in my grave?.. Just imagine ...yourself in your grave, down there in that dark hole ...
- Sophomore leads Butte contingent to state Poetry Out Loud contest
Four students from Butte High will compete at the state Poetry Out Loud competition, but only one student from Montana will advance to nationals. Dylan McCumber, sophomore, led Butte High placers at regionals recently held in Butte Highâ€™s auditorium.
- Tiny Owl's Abdollahi illustrates poetry book
Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me is a collection of poems by US author Eloise Greenfield following ... Tiny Owl publisher Delaram Ghanimifard said: â€œEloise is an inspirational woman and we really feel that her legacy deserves to be felt in new generations ...
- Quick Picks: The Grand Valleyâ€™s Got Talent; Dinner in the Dark; An Evening of Cowboy Poetry and West
The Grand Valleyâ€™s got talent and thatâ€™s not a joke, according to the Bookcliff Barbershop Harmony Chorus and even though the groupâ€™s concerts fall on April Foolâ€™s Day. Both of the Grand Valleyâ€™s Got Talent concerts are at Avalon Theatre, 645 ...
- Daily Book Review: 'Why We Live in the Dark Ages'
Sometimes poetry is funny. It doesnâ€™t always hold the gravitas and severity of â€œThe Wastelandâ€ or â€œThe Divine Comedy.â€ Shakespeare wrote â€œKing Lear,â€ but he made sex jokes, too. In fact, poetry is a remarkably flexible form, and the first collection of Megan Levadâ€™s, assistant director of the Helen Zell Writerâ€™s Program at the University, evinces the formâ€™s flexibility. read more
- Meet the man whose â€˜pub toilet sink realismâ€™ poems are inspired by Manchester
His poetry covers a huge range of themes ... I have an Irish background and the Irish storytellers were a big influence travelling through the area. We love telling stories and we love hearing them, whether thatâ€™s through music or at the bar.