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- Poets Do Thanksgiving
until I just canâ€™t stand it another second. I am not at one with nature. Never was. Some of the people can be fooled all of the time, even when you yawn right in their faces. Guests, or ghosts, have taken over the house, lounging in the living room ...
- Replica of Thomas Cole's New Studio opens in Catskill - Almanac Weekly
Almanac WeeklyReplica of Thomas Cole's New Studio opens in CatskillAlmanac WeeklyCole also expressed his views through writing a number of philosophical essays and poetry. And his vision for the burgeoning young nation unfolding around him â€“ seen with ... The design by Cole, a member of the congregation, was executed during the ...
- Taylor Swift's Pal Kelsea Ballerini on Her Split From Calvin Harris: It's a Bummer, but She's Fine - AceShowbiz
AceShowbizTaylor Swift's Pal Kelsea Ballerini on Her Split From Calvin Harris: It's a Bummer, but She's FineAceShowbizTaylor, indeed, looked in good spirits when attending her fans' wedding in New Jersey over the weekend. Rocking a floral brocade strapless dress by Rubin Singer, she performed a stripped-down version of "Blank Space" on a piano and gifted the bride and ...and more »
- Anne Adkins: Inner light keeps us seeing in darkness - Winston-Salem Journal
Anne Adkins: Inner light keeps us seeing in darknessWinston-Salem JournalEnglish classes and my father, who loved poetry, introduced me to the works of Milton. I thought I knew the meaning of this poem of his. Poor fellow, I thought. This blind wordsmith wrote verse I understood. Enough, at least, to get an A in English Lit.
- The Rumpus Inaugural Poems: Julie Marie Wade
Each day from January 7 through January 20, Rumpus Original Poems will feature work in response to the coming presidential inauguration. Todayâ€™s poem is from Julie Marie Wade. Psalm in the Spirit of an Inaugural Poem
- R Is for Rewriting: Creating The Joy of Poetry â€“ Part 3
As I sat in the Ash Wednesday service, surrounded by school children fidgeting in their dress uniforms ... her cancer as a way to frame and tie together a spirited defense of poetry. When an idea or a memory came to me, I wrote it out.
- Carving the Heavensâ€™ Bones: from Glasshouses | Poems â€” Stuart Barnes
Taking only the line endings from previously published poems, the terminal can be any length ... â€˜Schmuck, Iâ€™ve seen you nicking candles.â€™ One hand in wrinkled black pants; the other drew the green velvet curtain. to the sofa.
- How Rumi Lost His Religion
casual American free verse,â€ according to Christian Science Monitor. Ali describes the impact Barks has had on English-translations of Rumiâ€™s work: In our conversation, Barks described Rumiâ€™s poetry as â€œthe mystery of opening the heart,â€ a thing ...
- Maine Poet Laureate Stuart Kestenbaum to read in Rangeley
The event is sponsored by Ecopelagicon and is free to all. Light refreshments will be served. Members of the Ogden family will begin the evening by reading poems written by their father, who was born in 1937 and died in 2006. Community members are invited ...
- Ancient Aleppo history, poetry and tragedy in the face of incendiary bombs
Human Rights Watch reports that Russia is bombing Aleppo with â€œillegalâ€ incendiary explosives while UNESCO World Heritage sites are being buried beneath the rubble. The city's leading cleric went out to bury his friend; Do you not see he brought no ...
- The Poems That Help With Sudden Change, Cont'd
After my colleague Julie shared the poems that have helped her and some of our readers cope with loss and process change, many more of you sent in your suggestions. Ramya writes that after last weekâ€™s election, she immediately turned to â€œStill I Rise ...
- Voices Poetry group welcome new inductees
FAMUâ€™s newest class has shown that their presence is mighty both online and on campus. Delivering poems on topics such as molestation, mental illness, police brutality, and white supremacy, the new inductees did not hold anything back. For freshman ...
- Loveâ€™s Darkest Hour
We arrive at this destination often from a lack of self-care rather than a lack of love. We also arrive there when ... ego-centered selves. I wrote the poem below in 1992. In it I attempt to address the issue of inaction in the face of injustice.
- The Planner Becomes the Bride: Rustic + Romantic Toronto Wedding
Our Favorite Memory From The Wedding I have two favorite moments from the ceremony. One, was having our friend, Marcel, read "Sonnet 17" by Pablo Neruda, which was the poem Michael proposed with. The second was surprising our guests by drawing names for ...
- Poetry, prose take center stage at senior center - Malibu Surfside News (press release) (registration) (blog)
Malibu Surfside News (press release) (registration) (blog)Poetry, prose take center stage at senior centerMalibu Surfside News (press release) (registration) (blog)Members of the Emeritus Creative Writing class gathered to present their original works during the June 7 Poetry and Prose Reading and Potluck event at the Malibu Senior Center. The class, run through the Santa Monica College, has some members who ...