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- Half My Heart Lives In Heaven
I've been through a lot of deaths in the family, 5 in one year and i can't imagine losing y best friend. Itâ€™s crazy how someone who was such a big part of your life can just leave in a matter of seconds. Words alone cannot express my appreciation for my ...
- If You Think Your Life Has Lost All Meaning, This Thought Provoking Poem May Help You
Was your life meant to end on a such a sad and drastic note? Letâ€™s extend our hands and ... Her video, produced by UnErase Poetry is heartbreaking and beautiful.
- Grandmother describes Lakewood woman found dead in Ridgeville as â€˜beautiful, wonderful childâ€™
NORTH RIDGEVILLE â€”Rachele Tyburski was no stranger to tragedy; nor to resilience. Between early-in-age sickness and loss, Tyburski spent 26 years turning to poetry, family and conversations with her mother for strength. But when Tyburski was found dead in North Ridgeville on Sunday, it was memories of her love and resilience in which her family Read More... The post Grandmother describes ...
- Waterford Poetry Prize 2017
Poetry can be a solitary activity and she appreciates the support she received from the online community, particularly when starting out. She is excited about continuing the dialogue with her blog here.
- I Once Thought I Was a Progressive Christian, Butâ€¦
This guest post was written by James Brown. I once thought that perhaps I was a progressive Christian, but Iâ€™ve come to realize that that label includes me with a lot of people with whom I clearly disagree. On the other hand, I canâ€™t associate myself ...
- West Oak Lane library plans Black History Month programs
These will be cut from black paper and mounted on a white background ... Simultaneously, those who prefer the oral word can check out the Poetry Listening session. There they will hear recorded poems by Langston Hughes, Sonia Sanchez, Paul Laurence ...
- McCallie Students Sweep Black History Month Poetry Contest
Two McCallie Upper School and two Middle School students were recognized as the top winners in their divisions in the EPB Black History Month Poetry Contest. The annual contest is open to students in grades 1-12, and EPB received 141 entries this year.
- Getting the Call: Meet Carrie Lighte!
In her own words: I always wanted to be a writer. As a girl, I used to make up poems about my older sister, her friends and the boys they liked. The â€œpoemsâ€ were actually just very melodramatic and predictable rhymes, but my sister and her friends ...
- Director John Scagliotti Explores LGBT Culture in 'Before Homosexuals'
Filmmaker John Scagliotti new film "Before Homosexuals" takes us on a tour of erotic history, poetry and visual art expressing same-sex desire from ancient times to Victorian crimes. It is a searching, thoughtful, humorously edgy point-of-view documentary ...
- Black-out Poetry (Part 13)
Swannâ€™s Way by Marcel Proust does not make for a very fun read in my opinion, but it is poetic and dreamy enough to make blacking it out quite easy. I might not even give away my copy of the book just yet in case I want to make more poems out of it.
- A Twisted Tale
This piece was written as a spoken work poem, about rumors. If you were to speak it, it should sound sarcastic or sadistic because it is a sort of satire to it. What inspired me to write this, is that too often does this happen and nobody cares ...
- Poetry Fridays: Nothing Gold Can Stay
Happy National Poetry Month, my friends! This is one of my favorite ways to welcome spring, and each year I focus on a different poet and spend a month with their words. This year, instead of discovering a new-to-me poet, Iâ€™m craving some time with ...
- Poetic Licence: â€˜Lifeâ€™ by Jenny Fung
To submit your own poetry to Poetic Licence, email firstname.lastname@example.org with Poetry Column in the subject line. Include your poem, full name, contact details and bio. Only those selected for the column will be contacted.
- Across The Street 2 - Poem by Jeanette Telusma
Oh how I am thankful for this precious soul. I don't recall ever meeting a member of her family. She to me was as a second mother. The other day I asked my mom for her. Mom told me she had passed on to glory. I believe that she is an angel above As she was ...
- Salem orchestra offers opera and more in free winter concert series
This is the 114th year that the 45-piece Salem Philharmonic Orchestra has given free concerts on successive Sundays beginning ... is â€œcivic in theme and form.â€ â€œBy civic poetry, I mean poems written for the public on shared topics,â€ Ronan said.