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- Filmmaker founds mental health community for women
"They can range from a panic to a poetry slam to a meditation ritual at a meditation dome," Fox said. "I want to attract different types of girls for each event so I try to make each one unique." Em Odesser, 16, found Sad Girls Club through Instagram.
- Some Las Vegas victims died with family, friends at side: â€œShe wasnâ€™t alone in her last momentsâ€
Others were with â€œframilyâ€ â€” friends they considered family â€” when they were shot ... someone who always wanted to do good for those around her. â€œYouâ€™d need a poet to tell you everything,â€ said Cathyâ€™s husband, Paul Warren.
- Sagittarius: Your love horoscope - August 14
The ecstatic kind of romantic love associated with poetry or fairy tales combines with a very earthy passion today. Party invitations may be plentiful, but you and your significant other may just want to spend the evening alone together, celebrating in ...
- Poetry Friday: â€œPsalm as Frustration I Can Live Withâ€
Like the biblical psalms, Nicholas Samarasâ€™s â€œPsalm as Frustration I Can Live Withâ€ speaks for the human condition. And, like many of the biblical psalms, Samarasâ€™s psalm finds the human condition one of being thrust between opposite experiences.
- Two days after our wedding, my husband and I were almost homeless
There were also poetry performances and readings from Loud Whispers as ... I told them that being Black-British was not without its challenges. Two days after our wedding, my husband and I were almost homeless because the flat we were paying rent on ...
- Valley of the Sun Juneteenth celebration commemorates African-American freedom - azcentral.com
azcentral.comValley of the Sun Juneteenth celebration commemorates African-American freedomazcentral.comPhoenix's Valley of the Sun Juneteenth will commemorate the holiday with a day-long celebration on June 18 that includes live performances from local African-American choirs, youth groups and poets; food and retail vendors; a photographic display on ...and more »
- Bethlehem Library: Sip and sightsee with Friends
Poetry for all April is National Poetry Month, and scribes of all ages can celebrate by entering a poem in our poetry contest. Submissions will be accepted April 1-30. First-place winners in each age group (grades K-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12 and adult ...
- The 3 LEAST Romantic Zodiac Signs
Of all the zodiac signs, these are notably the least romantic ones found. These folks fall in love quickly. Love is no stranger to the Gemini who desires it; however, showing it is another matter. You wonâ€™t wake up to flowers and hand-written poems if ...
- The Gods Must Be Crazy - Poem by Iduna Brooker Beck
It began simply as a winter wedding with a Signy-sister bride, Costumed in Charlemange's changing coloured gown. Odin arrived as a guest adorned like Monty Python in drag. Thrust his Metric-Man Sword, Gram, into hall's central Barn tree. Branching forks ...
- American Life in Poetry: 'Everyday Grave'
This poem by Stella Nesanovich, who lives in Lake Charles, Louisiana, appeared in a recent issue of Third Wednesday, a literary journal. At this time of great national division itâ€™s good to see a few people in a tire shop, coming together to share their ...
- Olivia Oâ€™Leary: â€˜As you get older, you become invisibleâ€™
Oâ€™Leary has lately become the new presenter of RTÃ‰ Radio 1â€™s The Poetry Programme, but had a life-long interest before being approached for the role. She rattles off the names of several poets whom she admires: Vona Groarke, Paddy Bushe, Tom McCarthy ...
- A digital safe haven: Mental health patients seek support in growing online community
On July 11, 2016, she presented her poem, â€œThe Colors of My Bipolar Disorder,â€ in ... She has already begun giving advice to her peers in online chat rooms, like katimorton.com, and making herself available every week for anyone who needs to talk.
- Books Celebrating Black History
Librarian Joy Fleishhacker curates a list of middle grade and YA books that invite readers to authentically study the lives of black men and women in US history. The list contains biographies, narrative nonfiction, and historical narrative poetry.
- European Garden-Inspired Wedding on the Eastern Shore
Iâ€™m typically not one to be at a loss for words but when this European garden-inspired wedding landed on my desk, I was left utterly speechless. Itâ€™s the design genius of Lauryn Prattes that made for incredible details like the brideâ€™s favorite poem ...
- Jacob Lawrence's Migration series on view at MoMA
NEW YORK (AP) â€” One hundred years ago, African-Americans began a mass exodus from the rural South, heading north in search of economic opportunity and social equality. Executed in bold colors, they portray scenes of life and death, work, home and hardships for the millions of African-Americans who relocated North in pursuit of a better future. To put the paintings in historical context, the ...