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- Duende District: FALL 2017 READING LIST
A gorgeous, sprawling collection of poetry, lyric prose, hand-written pieces and startling ... If youâ€™ve been hanging around any social media lately or love Teen Vogue, you may have heard of Elizabeth Acevedo is coming out with a YA verse novel (The ...
- Poetry book launch for first-time published Bundaberg writer
POETRY lovers, this one is for you. Australian author Josie A. Kerr will launch her first book, And The Wind Knew Her Name, tomorrow at Oodies Cafe. The Bundaberg writer, whose real name is Dale Hahn, is relatively new to the writing world and said she ...
- 843 Metro Fest to combine hip-hop, poetry and art
The 843 Metro Fest, organized by University of South Carolina senior Kaleb Partilla and hosted by North Charleston venue The Purple Buffalo, will combine poetry, music, visual art and food on Sept. 8. Hip-hop, rap, R&B and poetry performers include DJ ...
- Poet explores history, culture of Alabama
She was a finalist in Hub City Pressâ€™ New Southern Voices Contest, Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award Contest, and the National Poetry Series. Her work has been published by the Academy of American Poets; Pluck; PMSPoemMemoirStory ...
- Writing â€œThings to Doâ€ Poems: Itâ€™s All About the Action Words!
One of the most creative aspects of writing â€œthings to doâ€ poems for me is imagining what it might be like to be something other than myself. As I was writing poems for my book THINGS TO DO, I wondered what I would do if I were certain animals ...
- My Father, My World!
Who am I, without the presence of my father? Who am I, without the support of my father? Who am I, without the mercy of my father? I am nothing, without the love of my father. The world sought to take what was mine. My joy, my peace, my loveâ€¦.
- The Young Rose Of Rathmore - Poem by Francis Duggan
From her Hometown in east Kerry quite close to the border of Cork With dark wavy hair to her shoulders and pretty eyes of nugget brown In her early twenties she was the Pride of Rathmore Town But the yearn for travel was in her in Rathmore she would not stay
- Are motivational talks useful?
The most precious thing about a motivational talk is not motivation, it is something else. Poetry has failed to capture most of the world because it calls itself poetry. But when it names itself pop or rock or folk, it becomes mainstream culture.
- The Hatred of Poetry - The Saturday Paper (subscription)
The Saturday Paper (subscription)The Hatred of PoetryThe Saturday Paper (subscription)â€œPoetry is a word for a kind of value no particular poem can realise.â€ This is the problem identified by the American poet Ben Lerner in this lucid and engaging book â€“ more a long essay â€“ that seeks to understand poetry's reviled status in the Western ...Ben Lerner's The Hatred of Poetry: a quest for the unattainableThe Australianall 2 news articles »
- Itâ€™s Official: Library of Congress Names Tracy K. Smith U.S. Poet Laureate
Smith will be the nationâ€™s next poet laureate. The New York Times posted the news in todayâ€™s edition. Smith is the author of three collections of poetry. â€œMs. Smith, 45, said she planned to use the position to be a literary evangelist of sorts ...
- Happy 100th birthday Margaret!
Hallgarth Care Home in Durham played host to a surprise birthday party to celebrate Margaret turning ... including Arts and Crafts and Poetry. She is always up for an outing and loves to chat to the visiting students from the university about her life.
- When is Valentineâ€™s Day 2018, why do we send poems, cards and romantic quotes and who is Cupid?
THE most romantic day of the year is one week away and couples all over the world will be celebrating their love for one another. But the tradition of Valentine's Day has actually been celebrated for centuries - but where did it start and why? The love ...
- Paul Muldoon wins Queen's gold medal for poetry 2017
The Northern Ireland-born writer has produced 12 major collections of poetry as well as childrenâ€™s books and song lyrics. The poet Laureate, Dame Carol Ann Duffy, said: â€œPaul Muldoon is widely acclaimed as the most original and influential poet of the ...
- Friend Poems - Poems For Friend - Friends
A friend is someone we turn to when our spirits need a lift. A friend is someone we treasure for our friendship is a gift. A friend is someone who fills our lives with beauty, joy, and grace. And makes the whole world we live in a better and happier place.
- This month, write a poem. Iâ€™ll show you how.
but that you write your own poem for someone whom you dearly love. Love is never easy to express. Rage is simple; loneliness, despair â€” a child could do it. And they do, especially preschoolers. But love is a challenge, especially for men. Men are wired ...