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- Novelist Or Poet?
So I became a â€œcloset poet.â€ I published a few poems in online journals, but I thought of it as writing I did for fun and distraction, not the real work of producing the next book. For this reason alone, the poetry was more valuable than I knew.
- Ask Anna: My friend stole my idea! How should I deal?
If that means launching a competitive show IN SPITE of your ex-friend, then so be it. He may have stolen your idea, but he canâ€™t take your drive, your talents or your ingenuity. TL;DR? As the British poet George Herbert famously said, â€œLiving well is ...
- Put your hands together to bring a dead phone back to life
Knowing when to start and stop clapping at a poetry slam can be awkward. Why not turn the emotional stress into mechanical stress? As someone who also lives life on the edge â€“ by which I mean leaving the house with 2 per cent battery â€“ I think it is ...
- NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2017: Full Preview and Odds for Every Participant
The Suns forward looks like a natural when he's creating poetry in motion. Some question whether the rookie will be equipped to shine under the bright lights. Jones can also view this contest as an opportunity to put his name on the radar without much to lose.
- Open Mic Night For Teens In Brick Rescheduled
BRICK, NJ â€” If you sing, dance, rap, recite poetry, and you're a teenager in Brick, you're invited to come show off your talents for your peers. The teen coffeehouse and open mic event that had been scheduled for last Friday was postponed due to ...
- Cancer survivor, 11, pens an inspiring poem about overcoming a rare tumour â€“ from X-rays and endoscopies to 'being prodded' by doctors
I think what she's looking forward to the most is not being the poorly child everyone feels sorry for anymore. We hope Lucy's poem can help other children who have cancer. Everyone needs support during these tough times.' Martin Ledwick, head information ...
- Purple Carnation
This is about two lovers who both fall in love, but find themselves in a place they don't want to be. The Pine Tree (The local) doesn't like the place he's from, and the Carnation (The foreigner) misses her home.
- â€˜More Money Than Godâ€™ maps a rich world
Richard Michelson, More Money Than God , Pitt Poetry Series, University of Pittsburgh Press, 71 pp.; $15.95. More Money Than God , Richard Michelsonâ€™s latest poetry collection, adds admirably to his triple-threat talents.
- Meet The Unapologetically Black, Indigenous, and Queer Artist/Activist Who Is Here To Rep For Undocumented Black Immigrants
... also explained how the needs of undocumented black people sometimes differ from non-black undocumented groups. In addition to organizing, Alan also uses poetry and art to raise the voices of undocumented black and indigenous people. Credit: Eve ...
- World Poetry Day: Guess the poet!
March 21 was named World Poetry Day by the United Nations Educational ... Even though the internet was supposed to be the great equalizer, hate speech online has led women to take a more passive role. In Germany, the search for solutions is on.
- Poetry is my statement to life: Gulzar
To this, filmmaker Subhash Ghai added: â€œWe want to create drama society, poetry society, because poetry is so important. It uplifts your characterâ€¦Children must learn poetry. It should be introduced as subject in school and colleges.â€
- Poetry by Luke Torrisi: â€œWhat Would Enoch Sayâ€
I see the Tiber foaming, or is that the Thames I spy? Itâ€™s hard for me to tell these days â€“ itâ€™s all red to my eye. That whisp of smoke a funeral pyre? What else could it be? I cannot watch you â€œheaping upâ€ â€“ thereâ€™ll be no help from me.
- Racer Mama A Strong Finisher In Mother's Day Poetry Contest
All week we're showcasing the winners of our Mother's Day Poetry Contest. Our judge, Susan Porterfield ... this poem seems to be tickled by what some might call her liberation. Sheâ€™s a free soul, weâ€™re told, with a â€œwho cares grin.â€
- 36 quotes, wishes, messages, greetings and poems to write in a wedding card
Knowing what to write in a wedding card can be trickier than you might think. 84% of brides use social media on their wedding day Okay, so youâ€™re overjoyed that your friend or family member is getting hitched but how to put that into words? Sometimes a ...
- Nathan Englander, Nicole Krauss among authors in town this week
28, Elliott Bay Book Co. One of the founders of Hugo House, McCue will read from her latest book of poetry, â€œTimber Curtain ... itâ€™s light and funny, but has a refreshingly strong message about empowerment beneath. Sheâ€™ll read from the book ...