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- American Poets, Refusing to Go Gentle, Rage Against the Right
The poet Jane Hirshfield has never thought of herself as an agitator. A self-described â€œgenuine introvert,â€ Ms. Hirshfield likes to spend her days gardening, hiking and writing verses about nature, impermanence and interconnectedness. But a couple of ...
- Family recipes awaken her inner poet
Unlike some readers, Dietrich, 56, keeps the boxes handy to make dishes like her momâ€™s Russian fluff casserole, her grandmaâ€™s German potato salad or one of her great-grandmaâ€™s cherry pies. As for the poem, â€œI kind of got carried away,â€ she said.
- Poem: Ligament
Ever wonder about the role a sentence can play in a poem? It can be more controlled and malleable than a prose sentence. It can be a bit more subtle than a line break. The elegant sentence in this poem ties, sews and flows in a stream of chemical ...
- King Arthur and Merlin manuscript haunted by ghost images
Using a combination of ultraviolet light and photo editing software, Cambridge researchers recovered the images from The Black Book of Carmarthen, written in 1250.
- Appreciative of Vaincourt poem in Nov. 11 edition
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- Hunt for stamps of French architecture in Hanoi
In a general view, this architecture is the cultural exchange between the East and the West which is shown up by European Gothic with local architecture ... s self-image and is often extolled in poetry and song. 4. Sofitel Metropole Hanoi This hotel ...
- Ocean Vuongâ€™s poetry brims with precise, surreal and erotic imagery
Phil Wang loves to introduce himself. According to his Live at the Apollo routine, itâ€™s his favourite thing to do. â€œI love introducing myself,â€ he says, â€œitâ€™s my favourite thing to do. Every time I meet a new person â€“ a new person, as in a ...
- Aunt Edithâ€™s no-fuss family favorite
We went several times a year to Aunt Edithâ€™s â€“ my momâ€™s aunt and the de facto matriarch of that side of the family, a warm, no-fuss woman who loved us and, I found out years later, loved poetry. Even then, I knew this trip also involved time travel.
- Author Taranum unveils â€˜Rhythmic Huesâ€™
This book provides an admixture of conscious feelings and unconscious desires anchored on a psycho-philosophical framework. Written over the course of a year, this poetry is the authorâ€™s tribute to the rhythms and patterns of her everyday life ...
- 10 ways to keep your kids entertained on a road tripâ€”no iPhone necessary
You might remember a few of these from your own childhood too! Words have never been so fun! Kids love moving around these magnets to create their own poetry. Tip: get a dollar store baking sheet so the little ones can have lots of space to create.
- Nikki Giovanni Visits UW-Madison
Lucky students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison spoke with poet and educator Nikki Giovanni as part of the campus Multicultural Centerâ€™s Black History Month festivities. Giovanni, an award-winning poet known for her activism, visited students to ...
- Goa Police Cracks Desecration of Religious Symbol Case, Arrests 1
The Goa Police arrested 54-year-old Francis Pereira on Friday in connection with a series of cases of alleged desecration of Christian religious symbols ... Sing, write, perform, spew poetry â€“ whatever you like â€“ in your mother tongue.
- Harvard professor named poetry editor at Nation; Andover Bookstore moves â€” just a little
The venerable Nation magazine recently announced the hiring of two new poetry editors, Harvard professor Steph Burt (who also goes by Stephanie and Stephen) and Carmen GimÃ©nez Smith, a poet and professor from New Mexico. Burt, a Belmont resident, has ...
- BWW Interview: The 2017 New American Voices Play Reading Series Finalists
I love this play because it's got a fantastic sense of humor and poetry. And, of course ... DAISY AND THE GREAT RAPTURE has elements of both magical realism and Southern Gothic. What drew you to these? Alexis Schaetzle: My impulse to heighten reality ...
- Meet this Vietnamese-American poet who 'means to fix English' - Tuoitrenews (press release)
Tuoitrenews (press release)Meet this Vietnamese-American poet who 'means to fix English'Tuoitrenews (press release)A New York-based poet of Vietnamese origin has carved out a niche in the American poetry scene. Ocean Vuong, 28, has emerged as a phenomenon in recent years. In his article dated April 7, 2016 in The New Yorker magazine, Daniel Wenger called Vuong ...