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- Poetry My Child I Love
My children force me to get up and walk They have liberated me into a flying hawk My children force me self love and self invest They encourage me to self care, recover and rest They force me to face lifeâ€™s hardships and tests My children force me to ...
- Dear God, Thank You For Showing Me What Love Truly Is
Iâ€™ve written countless letters and poems, that usually end up stacked up somewhere in my room, for people I care about, people I love, and people I admire. Iâ€™ve never really written anything for You. Iâ€™ve only just realized it and out of all the many ...
- Our View: Young poetry slammers are building bridges
That's why we want to encourage attendance at the Youth Slam on May 23 at Mayo Civic Center. It's a spoken word poetry contest spearheaded by young writers at the Rochester STEM Academy. "We are the voice for the voiceless. Although it's personal ...
- Bookworm: Poems, art highlight â€˜My Daddy Rules the Worldâ€™
Your Daddy is the King of the House. Heâ€™s the smartest person you know. He can run fast, jump high, and his words make things happen, heâ€™s strong, cool, and funny; heâ€™s always making you laugh. And in the new book â€œMy Daddy Rules the World ...
- Winning Poets Alight at the Library
Master of Ceremonies John Gardiner will host a public reading of winning poems from the Laguna Beach Libraryâ€™s annual community poetry contest, Seaside Butterflies ... their winning poems to the public. The free event is courtesy of the Friends of ...
- Soldiers - Poem by Jeanette Telusma
Serving as protectors is their main call. They leave family and loved ones behind. In spite of the anguish endured because Of separation, they stand strong to the call. They defend, protect and serve at all costs. Even to the point of losing their lives.
- Funny Tweets By Curious Zelda That Will Make Your Day
Here we have a great example of that. Below we have a list of funny tweets by Curious Zelda, a feline with almost 30k Twitter followers! Amusing poems, life struggles and fantastic pictures are all waiting for youâ€¦ take a look!
- Celebrated and Challenging Poet John Ashbery Dies at 90
"Ashbery's phrases always feel newly minted; his poems emphasize verbal surprise and delight, not the ways that linguistic patterns restrict us." But to love Ashbery, it helped to make sense of Ashbery, or least to get caught up enough in such refrains as ...
- American Life in Poetry: Life as a tween in the '60s
This poet's most recent book is Hallelujah Time! (Big Table Publishing ... We do not accept unsolicited submissions. American Life in Poetry is made possible by The Poetry Foundation (poetryfoundation.org), publisher of Poetry magazine.
- In Translation: April Fiction and Poetry
April may be the cruelest month, but when you have great fiction and poetry in translation available to you ... With the help of his non-human friends, Bekim confronts his traumatic past and, in turn, is able to look forward to the future.
- For China, a Criminally Funny Poem
When Qin Zhongfei took 10 minutes to scribble down a satirical poem about local bureaucrats, he had no idea it would land him a month in jailâ€”a sign that free expression still languishes in China, despite hopes that President Hu Jintaoâ€™s economic ...
- Review: John Cooper Clarke @ Manchester Apollo
The Salford Bard brings his one-man show to the Apollo, a venue he's been looking forward to playing since 1962
- Weekend Shots by Verna â€“ Journey of Omkaraâ€™s life Part 28
They make next plan. Gauri is sad by Omkaraâ€™s act. She is hugging and sleeping on her LuLu lost in thoughts. She say, LuLu.. Iâ€™m so confused.. why did he not give me that gift with Shayari.. it means Iâ€™m not his loved one? Donâ€™t he like me?
- An Evening to Honor the Legacy of Lucille Clifton
Derricotte is the co-founder of Cave Canem Foundation, professor emerita at the University of Pittsburgh and a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Both Harvey and Derricotte will perform original works of poetry during the event. Two St. Maryâ€™s ...
- I joined advertising because nobody pays you to write poetry: Prasoon Joshi
What keeps you going? A. I had no choice. I was born in a middle-class family. I got published early and I realised nobody buys poetry. I had no option but to do something other than writing poetry. I did business management and joined an advertising ...