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- Senses and sensibilities
pushes the poems into more precarious spaces of lust, violence, and uncomfortable humour. â€˜To Kamaâ€™ begins with sights not meant for us: â€œI spied you, scampering/on the full-breasted heroineâ€™s clavicleâ€. The erotic push and pull between speaker ...
- Itâ€™s time to â€˜Make Truth Great Againâ€™
Things can appear great; however, I feel nothing can be truly great without truth. Each year, my Christmas letter includes a funny poem that always begins with â€œâ€™Twas.â€ Although my poem for 2017 begins with â€œâ€™Twas,â€ it certainly is not funny.
- Arthur Smith on Trump, Leonard Cohen and why heâ€™s not really a Grumpy Old Man
â€œIt didnâ€™t really exist in that form then. My humour was more along the lines of writing a funny poem for 10p on any subject!â€ The university revue troupe took a show up to the Edinburgh Festival and that was his first step towards entering the ranks ...
- Chaucer of Cheese celebrated in 20th annual poetry contest
His cheesy poetry is more than 100 years old, but the sharp stench of James McIntyre's words live on. The Town of Ingersoll is celebrating the 20th year of competition for bad poetry with the competition named after one of its oldest residents who has ...
- 'Don't call me a hero': Widow of Florida teacher tells his funeral how he foresaw his death in a school shooting as thousands also attend service for two 14-year-old classmates
Instead, he read a poem that Alex himself had written, comparing his life to a rollercoaster. 'I cannot do it justice, but in short he admitted in his poem that life is full of twists and turns, that it is sometimes scary and daunting, that we get on the ...
- Gwendolyn Brooks at 100
Best known for her shorter lyrics, such as â€œWe Real Coolâ€â€”a poem which first appeared in Poetry magazine in 1959â€”Brooks produced a prolific body of work in her lifetime, ranging from meditations on mass riots to experimental fiction. A mentor to ...
- These four women want to help plan your dream funeral
Professional stylists and former wedding planners, the women of Going Out In Style ... to the readings they'd like to have (poems? religious passages? excerpts from books?). Who would be the pallbearers, and how would they be dressed?
- The Opening Ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympic Games Finds Poetry Amid the Politics
Earlier, the Pences, who stood in front of Kim Jo-Yong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, did not see the disdainful looks that flashed across Ms. Kimâ€™s face when the American team ... to simply bask in the poetry of their sinuous movements.
- THAT POEM â€“ all I have to say on the matter/my mustard
I dunno My friend: Yeah Me: But whatever you think of the poem, like maybe you think itâ€™s: Not sexist, about nice avenues. Tiny bit sexist, about nice avenues and women with nice hair you donâ€™t wanna fuck, but youâ€™re admiring their beauty.
- NATIONAL HAIKU POETRY DAY â€“ April 17
Observed annually on April 17, National Haiku Poetry Day encourages all to try their hand in creativity. Haiku poetry is a form of Japanese poetry that is non-rhyming and normally consists of 3 lines with a syllable pattern of 5-7-5. Haiku poems are ...
- 5 Celebrity Book Clubs You Can Actually Join
Thereâ€™s true crime stories, memoirs, poetry, gothic romances and much more â€” basically anything to wet your book loving whistle. Thereâ€™s a lot of reasons to love Emma Watson. The fact that she started her own feminist book club is just one of them.
- Artist 'fixes' sexual misconduct apology statements, turning them into painfully honest poems
A pattern has emerged with every new allegation of sexual misconduct. After the bombshell comes an "apology" letter â€” now the accused's ubiquitous and perfunctory mechanism for responding. Many have found the letters hollow, insincere, and insufficient.
- 10 Things You Probably Didnâ€™t Know About Rumi
More than seven centuries after his death, Rumiâ€™s poetry still has the capacity to fascinate his readers. The 13th century Sufi theologian and poet Jalal al-Din Mohammad Rumi is one Americaâ€™s best-selling poets. His work is read at weddings ...
- Ted Kooser's American Life in Poetry (Oct. 8)
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- Video: Anjani Thomas Sings 2 Songs With Lyrics By Leonard Cohen â€“ St. Johnâ€™s 2013
Song To Make Me Still is a poem from Spice Box of Earth, a volume of Leonard Cohenâ€™s poetry published in 1961 when Cohen was 27 years old. Standing On The Stairs is a Leonard Cohen poem published in Parasites Of Heaven (1966). Anjani, in an interview in ...