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- Heart of the Visionary Anarchist (Human Tragedy Book 1) by Kai Kazi
This book features a collection of beautiful poems by the gifted Canadian poet Ashley Newton. Heart of the Visionary Anarchist is the first book in the Human Tragedy Series, which is a series of ten standalone tragedies each focusing on a unique Human ...
- Coming to the Festival of Books: Jill Alexander Essbaum and 'Hausfrau'
In her poetry and in her debut novel, " Hausfrau ," Jill Alexander Essbaum rides an edge of sexual tension. The story of an American wife in Switzerland who begins making some questionable decisions, the book, out March 17, has been compared to both "Madame Bovary" and "Fifty Shades of Grey."
- Book Notes: Alice Fogel Wins Award for Poems Inspired by Bachâ€™s â€˜Goldberg Variationsâ€™
Like Johann Sebastian Bachâ€™s famous G oldberg Variations , New Hampshire Poet Laureate Alice B. Fogelâ€™s new collection of poems, Interval , begins and ends with the same verses, titled Aria , and tucks 30 variations in between.
- Geo-Poetic Spaces: Living With The Gods
His book Intimate Geography, published by Ragged Sky Press, won the 2012 San Diego Book Award for Poetry. Ish, as he is known, has also written lyrics for German musicians Andrea HÃ¶rkens and Thomas Roderburg (Tender Art).
- Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's death sparked an outpouring of grief online. Then came the censors
They blocked flickering candle emojis, the letters RIP and LXB, and the dates â€œ1955-2017,â€ the years of Liuâ€™s birth and death. They removed poems by Liu and Liu Xia; photos of the South African revolutionary Nelson Mandela, who won a Nobel Peace ...
- 5 Songs We Canâ€™t Stop Listening To with guest Michelle Branch
Milo is poetry. milo. The prodigal nomad ... Burtonâ€™s conclusion: helping others makes us sad, caring makes us sad, thinking makes us sad, ultimately, everything makes us sad. Book. Why are we all sad? Coming to the conclusion that everything makes ...
- Black dance makers gather at festival
Joseph, a nationally recognized slam poet and artist, describes the work as a hybrid of poetry, live music, visual art and dance. On Sunday, Feb. 12, the Bahiya Movement fuses historic forms of African American dance, including hip-hop, jazz and ...
- Automatons in Action: Watch 200-Year-Old Robots That Play Music, Shoot Arrows & Even Write Poems
The robots, as we all know, are coming for our jobs. We might regard that particular anxiety as distinctive of the digital age, but the idea of machines that perform what weâ€™ve long considered specifically human tasks has a long history â€” as does the ...
- Dear Poetry Editor: Matthew Zapruder at New York Times Magazine
I think the biggest misconception someâ€”maybe even a lotâ€”of people have about poetry is that its job is to do what all other types of writing do. That is, to communicate information, tell a story, get an idea across, or communicate an emotional state.
- Weekend Highlights: Sept. 23-24
Free. Langdonfallfestival@gmail.com. LONDONDERRY, Festival: 4 Liâ€™l Paws Ferret Festival. Fun games and contests for you and your ferret ... MANCHESTER, Festival: Third annual NH Poetry Festival, all day, New Hampshire Institute of Art, French Hall ...
- Birthday Poems - Poems For Birthday - Yankee Doodle
This poem is intended as a description of a sort of Blashfield mural painting on the sky. To be sung to the tune of Yankee Doodle, yet in a slower, more orotund fashion. It is presumably an exercise for an entertainment on the evening of Washington's Birthday.
- Packed programme of events in Cambridge to mark Black History Month's 30th anniversary
A VARIED programme of exhibitions, talks, poetry, storytelling and live music is coming to Cambridge during October to mark this yearâ€™s Black History Month. The national event, which is supported by Cambridge City Council, is an annual celebration of the ...
- Karin Tanabe's 'The Gilded Years' is Pure Gold - The Georgetown Dish
The Georgetown DishKarin Tanabe's 'The Gilded Years' is Pure GoldThe Georgetown DishBusboys and Poets recently hosted a conversation with Georgetown-based author Karin Tanabe and LaFleur Paysour, communications director for the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The occasion was the launch of Tanabe's third ...
- Birthday Books
I had a birthday recently. I donâ€™t like to name the exact date ... In a lecture of his that I once listened to, he stressed the sense of wonder that he believes poetry should embody, as well as the musicality with which that wonder should be expressed.
- Reflection on Dead Poets Society and Whitman's Poem, O Life!
Medicine, law, banking - these are necessary to sustain life. But poetry, romance, love, beauty? These are what we stay alive for!" "To quote from Whitman, "O me! O life!... of the questions of these recurring; of the endless trains of the faithless...