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- National Poetry Month: â€œA Spell In Eleven Linesâ€ By Robin Davidson
â€œFor me, poetry is music and the musicality of languageâ€¦I just love the cadences, the incantatory rhythms of lyric verse and the meditative quality of that.â€ â€“ Poet Robin Davidson In this sound portrait, Robin Davidson describes how, as a young ...
- Musings from a Grateful Convert: Baby in the House!
prattler of poetry, thief of sleep, giver of joy. The little magician that conjures up the love we say we have in our hearts. Center of conversation, mover of mountainsâ€” All the earth shifts to make way. Much like public radio, the Orthodox Christian ...
- Village Books Writes: Poetry Writing Group
Are you a writer in search of a writing group? Village Books is hosting a poetry writing group on the mezzanine level of the store near the poetry section and Book Fare CafÃ©. Come meet other writers who can help you get organized, give feedback, and help ...
- Wedding Speech
She quickly changed it to asking me to speak at her wedding. I wrote draft after draft of what I wanted to say, but it was never quite right. And then several months ago a came across a poem by Neil Gaiman that said so many of the things that I wanted to say.
- Sharon Olds will write poetry about whatever she likes, thank you
These were my passionate subjects: parents, children, sexual partner ... but perhaps even more unsettling is the way her poetry mixes the erotic and the maternal. Olds's writing ranges across these subjects, sometimes in the one poem, acknowledging ...
- Poet incognito: Jon Davis
is known for his intellectually dense yet playful poems about the human condition â€” and also for writing and publishing poems under pseudonyms. He sometimes appears publicly in the guises of his alter-egos, but at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5, Davis reads ...
- 28 Free Writing Contests in August 2017 (No entry fees)
There are more than two dozen free writing contests in August. They cover the full range of topics, styles and genres, from short stories, to essays, to poetry, to full-length works. In addition to the prestige of winning a contest, some of the monetary ...
- James Franco to direct, star in film about poet, author Shel Silverstein
Silverstein, who was born into a Jewish family and grew up in Chicago, is the author of the well-known childrenâ€™s poetry collections â€œWhere the Sidewalk Ends,â€ and â€œThe Light in the Attic,â€ as well as the childrenâ€™s book â€œThe Giving Tree.â€
- Standouts include 12th Annual Horse and Hound Wine Festival, Overnight Sensations 2017
Free admission. 375-3004 ... Wear your white gloves and your favorite hat for a chance to win the hat contest. There will be music, door prizes and a poetry reading with nationally renowned author and distinguished professor at Virginia Tech Nikki Giovanni.
- Book Notes: Alice Fogel Wins Award for Poems Inspired by Bachâ€™s â€˜Goldberg Variationsâ€™
Like Johann Sebastian Bachâ€™s famous G oldberg Variations , New Hampshire Poet Laureate Alice B. Fogelâ€™s new collection of poems, Interval , begins and ends with the same verses, titled Aria , and tucks 30 variations in between.
- The People of Crimea
"I was forced to flee Luhansk, Ukraine, because they shelled my home. I've been staying with a friend in Yalta for several months. Yes, I am a Cossack. Yes, I am sad."
- Poetry in the age of the tweet
Deane Professor of Rhetoric and Poetry and taught at the University from the mid-1940s until his death in 1962. A widely published poet concerned with themes such as the relationship between science and poetry, Plutzik taught writing workshops and gave ...
- 17th annual poetry contest is Friday at Hays Public Library
The public is encouraged to come out and support local poets and poetry by attending this event. You can find out more about this and other library programs by visiting the libraryâ€™s online calendar at hayspublib.org or by calling 785-625-9014.
- The powerful four liners â€¦
Originating in Iran in the 10th century the Rubayee which has 24 variants to its specific poetic meter called â€˜hazaiâ€™ was transported to India along with other forms of Urdu poetry like Qasida, Masnavi and Ghazal in the 13th century. â€˜Rubaiyat of ...
- Jill Scott to Turn Up the Heat As Villainess Lady Eve in The CWâ€™s â€˜Black Lightningâ€™
Known for her sensual smooth voice, tantalizing lyrics and spoken word poetry, Scott will play Lady Eve, a DC villain who can be traced back to the Kobra Cult in comic lore. In â€œBlack Lightning,â€ Lady Eve will be the bridge between Tobias Whale ...