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- Poem of the week: The Cool Web by Robert Graves
Facing the rose, the dark sky and the drums, We shall go mad no doubt and die that way. Robert Graves was in his early 30s when he wrote this fierce, small masterpiece, first published in 1927 (in Harriet Monroeâ€™s magazine Poetry). Directly and ...
- Canadian Poetryâ€™s Next Wave
and threads her metaphorical needle to create an aphorism that circles without end in â€œI will never leave thee nor forsake thee.â€ This primer is an introduction, the next wave in a coming tide of Canadian poets who are broaching international waters.
- Reed C. Jensen
Later in life, his love of poetry introduced him to the world of cowboy poetry and book publishing; but his most cherished poems were for his family. After almost 52 years together, Pauline passed away on October 30, 2000, after a long battle with cancer.
- Routledge Revivals: The Poetry of Alexander Pope (1955): Laureate of Peace
First published in 1955, this exegesis on the writings of Alexander Pope reveals the technical felicities of his poetry, and is the first to be devoted to the great meaning inherent in his work. One section, which has appeared before and did much to ...
- Cancer: Your daily horoscope - September 25
Try your hand at poetry or fiction. If this feels too daunting, start a journal, as this will give you a place to collect your thoughts and insights.
- The Chinese Factory Workers Who Write Poems on Their Phones
Itâ€™s hard to think of anywhere in the world where becoming a poet is a canny career move, but this is especially true for the poorest and most disadvantaged trying to get a foothold in Chinaâ€™s frenzied special economic zones. In recent years there have ...
- Is It Too Late for Germany?
TÃ¼bingen is one of the most charming towns in Germany. Romantic poets like Friedrich HÃ¶lderlin and Eduard MÃ¶rike and philosophers like Hegel and Schelling once lived there. The historical center was not damaged at all during WW II. Today it is a town of ...
- Irish debut novelist Sally Rooney wins Young Writer of the Year award
Conversations With Friends beat titles by the authors Minoo Dinshaw, Claire North, Julianne Pachico and Sara Taylor to the Â£5,000 prize, which goes to the best work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry by a British or Irish author aged between 18 and 35 ...
- MUSIC SCENE: Poetry provides the inspiration for Cockburn
Bruce Cockburnâ€™s new album, â€œBone on Bone,â€ released last month, is the 33rd in the long and illustrious career of the Ottawa native, but it took a little spark to help get the songwriting going. That was simply because Cockburn, the writer of over ...
- Poem-A-Day - 'Grief's Weird Sister, Gratitude' Jennifer Michael Hecht - St. George Daily Spectrum (blog)
St. George Daily Spectrum (blog)Poem-A-Day - 'Grief's Weird Sister, Gratitude' Jennifer Michael HechtSt. George Daily Spectrum (blog)Previous poems. Poem-A-Day - 'A Fold of Sun' by Magdalena Zurawski · Poem-A-Day - 'Drone' by Kazim Ali · Poem-A-Day - 'Only a Dad' by Edgar Guest · Poem-A-Day - 'A Fixed Idea' by Amy Lowell · Poem-A-Day - 'Black Storm Days' by Joshua Edwards.
- Romantic Reconfigurations â€“ Three key titles lined up to launch the series
Following in Spring 2018 will be Deirdre Colemanâ€™s Henry Smeathman, Flycatcher: Natural History, Slavery and Empire in the late Eighteenth Century and Seth Renoâ€™s Amorous Aesthetics: Intellectual Love in Romantic Poetry and Poetics, 1788â€“1853.
- The Music of Poetry
The child might not know what to do if he were enjoined to shift ... that the sentence â€œyou said thatâ€ might be uttered in nine different ways. Reading a poem on the page, how do we know that weâ€™re supposed to understand a line as â€œYou said that ...
- Persian poet's 700-year-old manuscript, signed by Shah Jahan, at Asiatic Society
KOLKATA: He expressed the spiritual experiences of a mystic, in love with his beloved. In his own enchanting way , he wove themes of ambiguity into his poems. "A poet for the poets", Hafiz immortalised words intimate, playful and hopefully real.
- Brexit: Calls to publish 'under threat' voices - The Bookseller
Brexit: Calls to publish 'under threat' voicesThe BooksellerThe statement continued: "We promise to continue to publish the work of those who are fighting for an alternative future; one which seeks genuine equality and justice. We promise to continue publishing fiction, nonfiction and poetry that interrogates ...
- Youth literary forum in Dhofar from Aug 21
The forum started 22 years ago as an annual youth gathering where young artists and writers compete for the annual competition in literary writing for poetry and short story, said Director General of Arts and Head of the Forumâ€™s Competition Committee Dr ...