Poetry news via Google, MSN, and Yahoo!
- Black History Month Celebrated in Plays, Performances, Tours
Jonesâ€™ â€œJosh: The Black Babe Ruth.â€ This production ... Featured artists include Nia & Ness (the dance/poetry tales of two women in a committed relationship). Oxana Chi and Layla Zamiâ€™s â€œFeeling Jazzâ€ is a â€œdance-music-dialogue between ...
- LABAF 2017: Celebrating literacy, human growth
It featured an evening of poetry performances and book reading by celebrated and ... LABAF celebrates Olurunyomi, holds publishers forum Day four, which began with the 8th CORA Publishersâ€™ Forum with the theme: â€œA New Consciousness in Reading ...
- i8tonite with Eat This Poem author Nicole Gulotta and Energizing Orange Smoothie Recipe
What gems Eat This Poemâ€™s literary city guides are â€“ written by those in the know, so itâ€™s a localâ€™s guide to goodness, when you travel. Nicoleâ€™s website is fill of musings on cooking â€“ and life, and is one that I turn to again and again.
- Helen Dunmore, Who Wrote About Legacy and Loss, Dies at 64
Helen Dunmore, a British poet and historical novelist whose widely praised books were known for their gothic plots about loss and legacy ... 12 collections of poetry, 3 books of short stories, 16 magical books for children and 8 for young adults.
- Analysis of Poem "The Oven Bird" by Robert Frost
But how come Robert Frost chose this particular common bird to represent himself as a middle-aged poet? Could it be that the male's simple, repetitive song, often described as 'teacher, teacher, teacher', reminded him of what poetry shouldn't be - loud ...
- Poetry and the Revolution of Being: Jane Hirshfield on How Great Art Transforms Us
â€œA work of art is not a piece of fruit lifted from a tree branch: it is a ripening collaboration of artist, receiver, and world.â€ â€œArt is not a plaything, but a necessity,â€ Rebecca West wrote in her stunning 1941 reflection on how art transforms ...
- When the Stranger Who Calls Is the American President
Every year, the forum asks its members what keeps them up at night ... Even more than the prose of Mr. Trumpâ€™s policies, itâ€™s the poetry of his governance that leaves much of the Davos gang, like many Americans, aghast. The pathological lying.
- â€œFound Outâ€ & â€œHuntâ€ #haiku #poems
Haiku for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challengeâ€”a fun activity and contest that is open for everyone to participate, and helps keep our creative writerâ€™s brain active! This weekâ€™s words: Secret & Burn.
- Ginerva â€“ Life After Death
Ginevra is an animated short inspired by the unfinished poem â€œThe Dirgeâ€ by poet Percy Shelley. The short follows a mother after her daughter is murdered. Through this tragedy, she discovers there is more to life after death than she ever imagined.
- Patricia Jabbeh Wesley serves as judge for poetry contests
Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, associate professor of English, was selected by the North Carolina Poetry Society to be the final judge of the 2016-2017 Lena Shull Book Contest in which she chose Jan Harrington's book, Waiting for the Hurricane. Wesley was also ...
- Columnist Jim Cahillane: Celebrating a love for poetry
Poetry occupies a special niche in my life, as it may in yours. When reading the biography of a famous writer I frequently find that they were taught poetry at home or school and then required to memorize and recite it. I view that as a large gap in my ...
- Longfellow tea set saucer, ca. 1900
This saucer is part of a larger tea set commemorating Longfellowâ€™s romantic poems, and features a picture of the Pilgrims landing in Plimouth, with the inscription, â€œPilgrim exilesâ€.
- Today In Entertainment: Pregnancies And Poetry Tributes
Itâ€™s another love game for Serena Williams: She is pregnant â€” and, based on the timeline she offered, she already was when she won the Australian Open. A spokeswoman for Williams, Kelly Bush Novak, wrote in an email to The Associated Press on Wednesday ...
- Family, friends bid farewell to Maxi with songs, poetry
The family and friends of slain call center agent and disc jockey Marie Alexi â€œMaxiâ€ Bolongaita staged a tribute to her as her remains were cremated in St. Peter Chapels-Imus on Wednesday. Maxi, who was also a theater actress, was offered songs and ...
- Flares of Love: Dialectics of Heart and Soul
Flares of Love by Shekhar Tiwari and Arti Rai is a beautiful collection of love poems dealing with different aspects of human love, intense romance and profound philosophy of life. These poems, simple, loving, passionate and sensuous, are a self-revelation ...