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- Lake Region Unionâ€™s Emily Klar Is Runner Up In Poetry Out Loud Competition
Now celebrating its 12th year in Vermont, Poetry Out Loud has inspired hundreds of thousands of American high school students to discover and know by heart classic and contemporary poetry.
- Creative Writing as Activismâ€“Now As Ever Before
This is because real poems deal with a human response to reality and politics ... writing is and must remain a substantial outlet for our right to redress grievances and maintain a free press. Obviously, journalism falls into this category.
- Introducing Tony Messenger and his poetry reviews
(from Undine â€“ FouquÃƒÂ©). An autodidact, he blogs haphazardly about books at Messengerâ€™s Booker and More and tweets about reading fiction and poetry from @messy_tony. I was informed that the journal is â€œserious in toneâ€ and could I please ...
- 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 ...
- Why Children Need Poetry
Over time, weâ€™ve moved from Dr. Seuss to Edgar Allan Poe as our son has grown older. But, most importantly, we try to make poetry fun and stress free. All of us, as both parents and teachers, can work to bring poetry to life for children and make sure ...
- New opportunity for Washington County Fair exhibitors - St. George Daily Spectrum
St. George Daily SpectrumNew opportunity for Washington County Fair exhibitorsSt. George Daily SpectrumThe Fair exhibits paintings, photography, sculptures, quilting, sewing, craft, bottled and decorated food items, literary arts (prose and poetry) garden and flower displays and much more. Check out the possibilities at washcofair.net under Premium List.
- Hillary Clinton Understood the Prose, But Never Got the Poetry
This makes me sad, but not because I disagree with Clinton ... But thereâ€™s another saying, this one from Mario Cuomo: You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose. Would Clinton have won if she could have figured out the poetry part?
- The computer poetry of J. M. Coetzeeâ€™s early programming career
Writer J. M. Coetzeeâ€™s early poetry is almost undecipherable. Thatâ€™s because it was written in computer code. Coetzeeâ€™s global reputation rests on his literary output, for which he received a Nobel Prize in 2003. Before he embarked on a career as a ...
- Native Sun News Today Editorial: Poetry is medicine for the soul
Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole ... went with him and on those freezing nights in Korea he would recite the poem to himself. Poetry is a beautiful thing and let us hope and pray that we never lose sight of it in these ...
- Family recipes awaken her inner poet
Unlike some readers, Dietrich, 56, keeps the boxes handy to make dishes like her momâ€™s Russian fluff casserole, her grandmaâ€™s German potato salad or one of her great-grandmaâ€™s cherry pies. As for the poem, â€œI kind of got carried away,â€ she said.
- Video: Watch Leonard Cohen Read Poems, Talk About Writing On 1980 CBC Authors With Patrick Watson
On February 1 and 8, 1980, Leonard Cohen was interviewed on CBCâ€™s Authors With Patrick Watson. Both episodes are presented here. Leonard is a tad more stilted than usual, but, as Iâ€™ve noted before, â€œLeonard Cohen gives good interview,â€ and this is ...
- Basquiat and Lawrence as Social Activists
A social awakening is happening in the museum world. Two new exhibits discuss the whiteness of art and the struggle of African-American artists to bring more black faces into paintings. Jacob Lawrence's 1941 series about the black migration from the south to the north is at the Museum of Modern Art. And Jean-Michel Basquiat's eight notebooks that have never been presented to the public are at ...
- Yosemite National Park and The Ansel Adams Gallery to Sponsor 7th Annual Gateway Expressions Student Art and Poetry Contest
September 25, 2017 - Yosemite National Park and Ansel Adams Gallery announce the seventh annual Gateway Expressions Student Art, Photography and Poetry Contest. The Gateway Expressions Student Art and Poetry Contest celebrate the creativity of youth in ...
- Teaching poetry
For our next class on November 16, weâ€™re reading two books of poetry and also Susan Lempkeâ€™s article, â€œPurposeful Poetryâ€ from the May/June 2005 Horn Book Magazine. While I applaud teachers who read a poem to their class every day â€” one that fits ...
- Inspired and â€˜Unoccupiedâ€™: Don Vass compiles more than 30 years of religious poetry
â€œI never did anything with the poems,â€ Vass said. â€œI might put one of them in ... â€œIâ€™ve seen women lose their husbands, lose their children, grandchildren,â€ Vass said. â€œAll the tragedies. They may endure sickness and disease.