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- Beautiful Love - Poem by Matthew Ray Long
We are hunters and killers and lovers and poets. We may live in hell, but we'll never know it. Blinded by lies and truths and sun and rain. With knees that creak and mouths that complain. Hearts full of hatred and ignorance and love for our brother.
- Poetry the impetus for 'Spaces' exhibit
I usually don't have this kind of emotion in my work." The poems were narrowed down to 13 and Bean says he began showing them to friends. "I wasn't sure they were worthwhile. My artist friends told me they were raw and honest. Still, it was something that ...
- Giveaway! Contemporary Erotic Romance Feature and Interview: Sonnet Coupled by Roxanne D. Howard @roxannedhoward
Roxanne D. Howard is a U.S. Army veteran who has a bachelorâ€™s degree in Psychology and English. She loves to read poetry, classical literature, and Stephen King. Also, she is an avid Star Wars fan, musical theater nut, and marine biology geek.
- Poetry Workshop with Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall
Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall will conduct a poetry-writing workshop focusing on â€˜place,â€™ especially places in our own state. With an active calendar of events and happenings to go along with our great coffee (award winning), beer ...
- POETRY OUT LOUD Meridian High's Keith Davis looks forward to state contest
The state champ will travel April 25-26 to Washington, D.C. to represent Mississippi in the Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest. The contest is more one step in Davis' lifelong love affair with words. â€œIâ€™ve always been interested in writing and ...
- MODERN AUSTRALIAN POEMS / MISSING YOU
Modern Australian poetry tells Australian stories with a poetic significance. https://www.amazon.com/Bloodaxe-Book-Modern-Australian-Poetry/dp/1852243155 The aim for clarity is always central. Its essence today is seen cosmopolitan and lucid, like a ...
- â€œHillbillyâ€ Holt subject of poem in contest honoring veterans - Hometown Focus
â€œHillbillyâ€ Holt subject of poem in contest honoring veteransHometown FocusMinnesota student poetry contest winners, left to right: Kristen Holmes, Grand Rapids; Taryn Lessman, Jackson; Gabby Koepke, Eveleth; Autumn Paulus, Baxter; Deric Campana, Richfield; Sen. Al Franken; Mallori Headley, Brainerd. Photo submitted.
- Happy Twentey First Birthday
Happy Birthday sis. Oh, how fast time has flown, I remembered the day I first saw you, a precious baby girl in my arms, How can this be from you being a tiny baby to a woman who has fully grown, For you melted everyoneâ€™s hearts with those cute baby charms.
- Poems to go in the Big Easy: meet the Street Poets of New Orleans
Image by ShutterstockRF Yet hereâ€™s a refreshing scene: young poets sitting on camp chairs in front of vintage typewriters, eager to compose a sonnet or piece of prose for passersby ... friendship by offering to trade poems with them.
- 10 African Wedding Traditions You Never Knew About By L.A.Osakwe
Most weddings are happy events but some can be very sad as with those women who are promised to a suitor ... tribal prayer for blessings from the ancestors. The elder explains in poetry form, that he has seen a beautiful flower in the house and wants ...
- Roche launches debut poetry collection at Hatchards
... he was inspired to write a metapoem about the whole â€œghastlyâ€ experience of poetry recitals, poking fun at the â€œmighty and eruditeâ€ works of the Romantic poets while putting the fun back into the form. As a father of three, he later built on ...
- On Alden Nowlan, a unique figure in Canadian literature born in poverty and raised in poetry
Alden Nowlan was the first and so far only person to win the Governor Generalâ€™s prize for poetry without getting to the fifth grade in public school. He was a unique figure in Canadian literature, a self-taught obsessive who was born in poverty and ...
- Jesmyn Ward, Frank Bidart, Masha Gessen And Robin Benway Win National Book Awards
Bidart's Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 gathered work from eight books' worth of material, a career of more than five decades, into a single authoritative volume. It was not just a life of poetry contained in this book, but also a life made by ...
- Poetry collection features voices of 95 poets from Clark County
Several poetry readings have been scheduled to celebrate the release of â€œClark: Poetry from Clark County, Nevada.â€ All are free and open to the public. 5:30 p.m. July 1 at Barnes & Noble Book Fair, 567 N. Stephanie Street, Henderson.
- Bengaluru Poetry Festival: Gulzar, Varma jugalbandi on translation
A discussion was also held about publishing poetry. â€œThe best way to go about it is submit to magazines and get feedback; if it gets rejected, donâ€™t stop writing altogether. Improve. Be concise and pitch yourself better,â€ panelist and poet Medha ...