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- 8 Indie OPM Songs For When You Need a Good Cry
And thatâ€™s why we always love listening to sad but beautifully-written songs ... Johnoy Danaoâ€™s music is sweet poetry to our ears, and his song Kahapon will make you feel nostalgic about the good old times. Cuida means to take care of/to look ...
- Dark Christmas: Seven seasonal monsters from myth and legend
He was a huge, ferocious beast with razor-like whiskers, blazing eyes and terrible claws In 1932 the Icelandic poet JÃ³hannes Ãºr KÃ¶tlum wrote a book of Christmas poems for children that - much like Clement Clarke-Mooreâ€™s A Visit From St Nicholas in the ...
- Collective biographies
Entries include full-color illustrated portraits and a combination of funny poems, quizzes, trivia, and definitions. The attractive colors, large trim size, and dynamic layouts make this an entertaining compendium more suited to browsing than research.
- Teachers make heartwarming gesture to help tearful parents on their children's first day of school
Inside, there was a tea bag, a chocolate bar, a tissue and a little poem for their child's big day. It left 32-year-old mum Helen Barley fighting back the tears as she was handed her goody bag as she waved goodbye to her four-year-old son Sam Barley.
- Mum sparks fierce debate after revealing her friends banned kids from their wedding AND asked guests to pay for their honeymoon
A MUM has sparked a fierce debate after revealing her friends not only banned kids from their wedding, but also asked guests to pay for their honeymoon. To add fuel to the fire, the requests were made in the form of a POEM on the wedding invite.
- Vancouver producer recalls Gord Downie was a singer, poet and friend
The last conversation Vancouver producer Bob Rock had with Gord Downie was brief. â€œIt was a quick conversation, because he was going to see Tom Petty,â€ said Rock, of their last chat in July. â€œHe was so excited about seeing Tom Petty, he could barely ...
- POEM: 'The grass is green, the sun is bright'
God bless you all. LORENA ROBINSON lives in La Salle. TO SUBMIT POEMS, mail your piece to The Times newsroom or email email@example.com. Please include a short paragraph about yourself and why you wrote the poem. A photo of yourself also is welcome.
- Coin-op poetry sessions offer verse-and-wear prose
Attendees are also free to bring work by their favorite authors to share. As an open learning environment, the Coin-Op is a time for those interested in poetry to participate in writing exercises and meet fellow writers. One participant, Micheal Kelly ...
- If Death Is Kind Then I Must Go - Poem by Is It Poetry
Bending down and over you the light is pale, But you. Some strange reason why I think in life I'm free? Breakers crash against the shore and how I loved the sea A minute sixty seconds the star light is blue tonight.
- Unicorn Frappuccinos and the death of retail â€“ Fresno Beehive Podcast, Ep. 13
Also discussed: Appletonâ€™s grocery shopping habits, Teheeâ€™s wardrobe and Cloughâ€™s obsession with the â€œLongmireâ€ series. Be sure to listen through to the end for a discussion on the pop-culture merits of poetry.
- Alisher Navoiâ€™s birthday was celebrated in Tokyo
During the event, professors of Japanese universities read out excerpts from poems of outstanding classic of Uzbek literature, as well as the ceremony of laying flowers to the monument of Alisher Navoi on the main square of Soka University in Tokyo took place.
- Meet the new American Girl of the Year Gabriela McBride
Last year they supported the World Wildlife Fund. This year its all about reading and writing just like the poetry that Gabriela loves to create. American Girl is partnering with Scholastic to create and distribute Express Yourself, a program for ...
- The Leftâ€™s Love Affair With the Bolshevik Revolution
In Reds, they sing â€œThe Internationale,â€ and talk in bright-eyed naivetÃ© of the Revolutionâ€™s poetry. In American Reds, the stories are similarly aesthetically polished, brimming with passionate if vacuous declamations, and ultimately indicative of ...
- Why sad music is more likely to make you smile - The Times (subscription)
The Times (subscription)Why sad music is more likely to make you smileThe Times (subscription)Do you a) smile, b) burst into tears or c) reflexively flail around for the off switch? Scientists have found that sad music brings about three fundamental types of emotional response in different people. Ever since the psalms and the lyric poetry of ...and more »
- Review: â€˜Fulfillment Centerâ€™ Finds the Poetry in Missed Connections
Human contact is always a compromise in â€œFulfillment Center,â€ Abe Kooglerâ€™s quietly shattering new play, and never a satisfactory one. The four lonely characters in this impeccably realized Manhattan Theater Club production, which opened on Tuesday ...