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- Books: Events for week of Jan. 7
Working with PoeticSoul: A Poetry Workshop: 6 p.m. to 7:15 ... will share a bit of conversation and storytelling from "The Crossover" and his other recent books and experiences. Free and open to all ages. A book signing will follow. As part of the ...
- Iconic Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib remembered on his birth anniversary
"Remembering the great poet, Mirza Ghalib, on his birth anniversary," Ms Banerjee ... never holding a regular paying job but instead depending on patronage from royalty and more affluent friends." "But despite these hardships, Ghalib navigated his ...
- Worldwide Candle Lighting to Remember Children, Siblings & Grandchildren
When a child dies, at any age, the family suffers intense pain and ... 26623 May Way Santa Clarita 91351. It will feature poems, selected readings, music, a slide show and performances with featured singers. Candles (battery operated) will be provided ...
- Weekly Round-Up: Poetry, Prizes, and Getting Personal
Every week our editors publish somewhere between 10 and 15 blog postsâ€”but it can be hard to keep up amidst the busyness of everyday life. To make sure you never miss another post, weâ€™ve created a new weekly round-up series. Each Saturday, find the ...
- The Public & The Shakespeare Society's New Initiative to Explore the Bard
Highlights of the upcoming season include an exploration of justice in Shakespeare's "problem play" Measure for Measure as it relates to our society today, with Public Forum and Elevator ... transformational power of poetry, imagination, and love.
- Poetry slam finally makes its way to Tanzania
It was a premier for Tanzania. For the very first time a slam poetry event took place in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday. Being an art form that is well-known in other parts of the world, it took up to this day to introduce poetry slam in the cultural scene of ...
- Emma Roberts Shares Her Favorite Books With Us!
â€œThis was the first of her books I read and I did it in one sitting,â€ she added ... A reflection on life, these autobiographic poems â€œare a beautiful collection that recently came out,â€ said Roberts. â€œIâ€™m obsessed with poetry.â€
- KDL hosting teen poetry contest
In conjunction with National Poetry Month in April, Kent District Library is hosting a Find Your Voice Teen Poetry Contest. From April 1 through April 30, teens are invited to submit their original poems online or at their local KDL branch. Winners will be ...
- Edison High students use gut-wrenching slam poetry as an antidote to adversity - Philly.com
Philly.comEdison High students use gut-wrenching slam poetry as an antidote to adversityPhilly.comSince February, when this citywide slam poetry competition started, the team from the North Philadelphia school has not once won. While the poets' desire is palpable, their verses are raw, their delivery sometimes halting. But every Friday they have ...
- Writers group announces new book
The Write Touch Inspirational Writers Group announces the publication of their new book, "The 2018 Sampler." The book contains short stories and poetry about family, pets and travel. It is a generous serving of humor, encouragement and inspiration.
- The Smile - Poem by Scott Michaud
Saw a moment may happened during our time we turned I to something funny thought how did I do that found in rare placestnati thought would never be there.as we were chuckling about the situation got better everyday. I remember the smile that made my day
- How an Indian diplomat created an anthology of poetry on the worldâ€™s capitals
I look for poems on places I visit before setting out as I want to experience ... though they mine a league into earth or mount to the stars on wings â€“ what of them? Hassan: â€œThey will be a dark patch upon the world.â€ I wanted to light my ...
- The assassination of Spainâ€™s greatest poet, and his words
Describing himself as â€œa redneck from Aragonâ€ and Mr. Lorca as â€œan elegant Andalusian,â€ film-maker Luis Bunuel wrote that nonetheless they became devoted friends. â€œWe used to sit on the grass in the evenings and he would read me his poems.
- Teen of the Week: Arundel High senior leads by example
The teen is part of Arundel's AVID Student Leadership Team which ... At Old Mill, Desmond's group recited slam poetry about how AVID has helped them achieve their goals. Back at Arundel, they repeated their performance for their classmates.
- THE DIRT ON GARDENING: The poem is true, â€˜Only God can make a treeâ€™
This has long been a favorite poem of mine. Each spring it resonates once again when ... A third trip was often, but not always, skipped because the leaf canopy made it dark enough that unless you had bright sunshine, it was nearly impossible to see ...