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- National Poetry Month: â€œReflectionâ€ By Cristina Martinez
â€œPoetry for me is a form of activism, not only in the community but for yourself as well.â€ â€“ Poet Cristina Martinez In this sound portrait, Cristina Martinez talks about what poetry means to her, and she reads her poem, â€œReflection.â€
- 5 traits you need in your wedding officiant
but gives options to rearrange and customize with poems, prayers, or new traditions. Juliana, for instance, wanted to incorporate both sets of parentsâ€”each married more than 30 yearsâ€”in the wedding ceremony. â€œShe (Collins) made sure to include them ...
- Free the Palestinian Poet, Arrested for Expressing Her Opinions - Haaretz
HaaretzFree the Palestinian Poet, Arrested for Expressing Her OpinionsHaaretzFree the Palestinian Poet, Arrested for Expressing Her Opinions. The very fact that Dareen Tatour was indicted raises very tough questions about freedom of expression in Israel, and in any case, her continued detention until her case is decided in ...and more »
- Boxing Thoughts on an Eventful Summer
The July 15 fight card at the Forum in Los Angeles might not have the biggest names ... Watching Crawford is like watching poetry in motion. But Indongo is the type of guy who will do whatever it takes to muck it all up and make it ugly, if he can.
- from The Mythologies Of Loveâ€¦ â€˜Banditryâ€™
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- Leonard Cohen Invokes Irving Laytonâ€™s Dictum: â€œWhatever else, poetry is freedomâ€
I donâ€™t think the poet has a mission. I think that activity more appropriately applies to the priest, the teacher, the politician, and the warrior. As my friend Layton wrote: â€˜Whatever else, poetry is freedom.â€™ It seems a very aggressive proposition ...
- â€˜Where My Activists At?â€™ Inside the First Teen Vogue Summit
Ava Liversidge, 13, started reading Teen Vogue because she aspires to work in fashion ... There would be ice cream before her, and a poetry performance afterward. â€œOld Karishma is not here anymore,â€ said Ms. Bhuiyan, springing up from a beanbag.
- Vernon High School's Harrsch, Metz, Webber reign in Poetry Out Loud contest
VERNON -- Sophomore Blake Harrsch recently won the seventh annual Poetry Out Loud contest at Vernon Township High School and will represent the school at the regional contest at the Morristown Performing Arts Center later in February. Ethan Metz and Ryan ...
- Breathing Death: Be Yourself, Or in the End, Lose Both Your Real and Potential Self.
Not life but death is the baton we pass on to the next runner. Immortality is a dreadful nightmare â€” endless life eking out to no end. Without urgency, what inspires us to write poetry or seek life on Mars? Time and breath is all. Death is who we are.
- This Poem Halsey Shared At The Women's March Says Everything
here is my entire â€œA Story Like Mineâ€ poem from todayâ€™s #WomensMarch2018 in NYC tw ... totally kill her It's 2002 and my family just moved and the only people I know are my mom's friends, too, and her son He's got a case of Matchbox cars and he ...
- Good News! Best High Schools | Hospitals Earn A Grade | Mom's Night Out | $20K Poetry Win
Good news stories from Georgia's Patches include chance for a year's free food and a student wins $20K in a poetry competition ... SIGN UP: Get Patch's Daily Newsletter and Real Time News Alerts. Or, if you have an iPhone, download the free Patch app.
- Autistic Pride Day 2016: Why we are proud to have autism - The Independent
The IndependentAutistic Pride Day 2016: Why we are proud to have autismThe IndependentThis year in London the charity Autistic UK will help to host an event featuring music, poetry and comedy performances from adults on the autistic spectrum. â€œThe time has come for Autistic Pride,â€ says Kat Humble, chair of Autistic UK. â€œBeing part of a ...and more »
- There's an Astro Poets Book in Your Future
"We have experience saying things not always funny, but maybe sad and funny, in short snippets and lines. Maybe that gives us a skill already that, when people read it, they're attracted to."
- 1968: Poet's Parents Wrestle With a Life Lost
Yearbooks from James Ford Rhodes High School. Scholarship certificates. A few photographs. But in their search, his poetry chapbooks remained unopened. Their son, Darryl the poet, was better known as d.a. levy. A notable member of Clevelandâ€™s 1960s ...
- John Giorno: Poetic Justice
Multimedia legend John Giorno celebrates his 80th birthday with New York City-wide retrospective ... The creation of the phone-answering-machine-based Dial-A-Poem and Giorno Poetry Systemsâ€”the latter a label whose albums featured the earliest works ...