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- Review: Sam Baker makes art with a style all his own
Impossibly sad, it's delivered against an ascending backdrop that could be the soundtrack of mountains. Somehow, it lifts the spirit. The effect, utterly evocative, may or may not qualify as poetry. But it is certainly poetic.
- Online Magazine Showcases Variety of Short Short Prose and Poetry
The Harpoon Review, now twenty-seven issues old, is an odd little online magazine. A two-man operation, published monthly, and inattentively edited in spots, it asks for up to four poems, two prose, or one short fiction piece with each submission.
- Spokane Life in Poetry: â€˜Autumn Blessings for the Fox, 2017,â€™ by Tod Marshall
We interrupt the weekly American Life in Poetry column to bring readers something local. On Friday night at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, Washington poet laureate Tod Marshall read a new work heâ€™d written to celebrate 10 years of the Fox ...
- Vision Of A Tree
I do shade all, give them food. But friendship ends thus, from uproot. Or, Pin! Pin! Pin! Their thick beat tune! And I do cry in whispering tone. But banner they hang by hammering pin. Reads it so called glorious, â€˜life is tree.â€™ Or Judgment akin.
- What It Means to Be a Writerâ€”and to Emerge as a Writer
Then I wrote obscure (mostly) experimental poetry for fifteen years or so ... What could you shift or tweak in your daily life to create some space for your writing? You have to make time to write if you are sincere in your desire to manifest your writing ...
- Youâ€™ve Got It All Wrong: Matthew Zapruder on Teaching Poetry
At PBS NewsHour, Elizabeth Flock reveals to readers an important detail about Matthew Zapruder, a little-known secret which he divulges to the readers of his new book, Why Poetry. Zapruder, the author of previous ruminations including Come On All You ...
- Johnny Cash Poems Being Turned Into New Album
who apparently finished and recorded his contribution before his recent death. In a recent interview with Jamey Johnson, he also mentioned the project. â€œJohn Carter has a good number of poems that Johnny wrote,â€ Johnson says. â€œI say poems because ...
- Read Tom Morello's Poem for Chris Cornell
On Thursday, Tom Morello paid tribute to his late friend and Audioslave bandmate Chris Cornell on ... That same night, he wrote a poem in tribute to Cornell, which appears in full below.
- The women poets taking over the world
Poetry. Does the word make you think of rarefied tomes on dusty ... Sunshine by Melissa Lee-Houghton is published by Penned in the Margins; Lang Leavâ€™s debut novel, Sad Girls, is published by Andrews McMeel.
- National Poetry Month event to celebrate Michigan poets
Some of the poetry selections will be from the recently published book â€˜Water Music, The Great Lakes State Poetry Anthology,â€™ a collection of poems by the Poetry Society of Michigan members. Admission is free, and light refreshments will be served and ...
- Marks Of Woe - Poem by Santosh Bakaya
Unbeknownst, that the revellery would soon be bedeviled. Into the dark, drizzly night, came a monster, unannounced. Brutality rang with a loud bang; celebrations were trounced. The refrain of hate, now held sway.
- Richard Wilbur, Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Winner, Dies at 96
Richard Wilbur, whose meticulous, urbane poems earned him two Pulitzer Prizes and selection as the national poet laureate, died on Saturday in Belmont, Mass. He was 96. His son Christopher confirmed his death, in a nursing home. Across more than 60 years ...
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I, who have all my life heard any number of orations and debates, read poems and miscellaneous books ... with a great broken-nosed fountain in it: some quaint Gothic houses: and a high square brick tower; OUTSIDE the top of which - a curious feature ...
- Norwell student places second in Boston College High School oratorical contest - Wicked Local
Wicked LocalNorwell student places second in Boston College High School oratorical contestWicked LocalChristian Archibald, of Hingham, and Robert Graf, of Revere, shared first place. During the first six periods of the day, freshmen English students, all who have read ... After the six preliminary rounds of competition, where the best three declaimers ...
- Celebrate Motherâ€™s Day with Shaadi.comâ€™s #OhMyMom Contest
Poetry, videos, dubsmash etc are also accepted ... 6) Donâ€™t steal tweets. Duh! 7) The contest will end at 5 PM, 12th May 2017.