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- Sallyâ€™s Cafe and Bookstore Update â€“ Balroop Singh and Christina Steiner
that feature in Balroop Singhâ€™s new book of poetry. Each poem featured in the book comprises of beautifully constructed phrases which together tell a story. Some of the poems are sad and some are happy, all are filled with mystery and delight.
- Welcome To The World Of Prose: 9 Books For Poetry Beginners
If youâ€™ve never been into poetry, the idea of picking it up can be daunting. Where do you even start? Should you go to the beginning, bury yourself in Shakespeare and Emily Dickinson? Or is there a place a little closer to the present where you can start?
- Couple who first married as bride and groom both don wedding dresses to renew their vows 20 years later after husband started living as a woman
Kristiana read out an emotional poem she had written about how she used to be a caterpillar, but is now a butterfly. The couple and guests also took part in Marryoke, filming a wedding music video to Let Your Love Flow by the Bellamy Brothers ...
- The Public Poetry of Robert Montgomery
The Scottish-born conceptual artist and poet has been featured on public advertising billboards, impressive light installations, and had his words set afire in beautiful settings with his emotionally-charged romantic poetry. â€œWhat interests me in ...
- Boston YA festival and an anthology that straddles place and culture
The sixth annual Boston Teen Author Festival takes place this Saturday ... Michael Brown, who was instrumental in the Boston poetry slam scene in the 1990s, and his partner, Valerie Lawson, moved from Cape Cod to northern Maine a decade ago.
- What are the best dark poems?
Of course there are some excellent examples of dark poems by Sylvia Plath, summed up in the last stanza of Daddy: And the villagers never liked you. They are dancing and stamping on you. They always knew it was you. Daddy, daddy, you bastard, Iâ€™m through.
- Poetry helps juvenile inmates
During last weekâ€™s class, the 17-year-oldâ€™s poem was about perseverance. His five classmates wrote poems about death, family, incarceration and the criminal justice system. Manning, community engagement coordinator for Stocktonâ€™s Office of Violence ...
- Insha Allah Khan Insha and Sir Syed Ahmed Khanâ€™s bicentennial passed almost unnoticed
and wrote in Urdu, Persian, Arabic, Turkish and Hindi. His knowledge of many languages is evident from his poetry. Insha was one of the earliest of Urdu poets who used English words in their Urdu poetry. His wit, erudition and prosodic experimentation make ...
- Spoken word, improv, art party to celebrate downtown showâ€™s 10th anniversary
â€œThis is a real landmark for us,â€ Oral Funk Poetry Productions co-founder Lucy â€œSierra Leone ... Dayton Mobile DJ and a variety of local food trucks will be there. Enjoy a costume contest for all ages, free face painting, free pumpkin carving ...
- Missing You Chris - Poem by Pintu Mahakul
Missing your new poems missing we are, You are still near us although you are far. Missing your reviews on our poems dear, My family is missing you now every year. Cheer we send, be cheerful there with art, Dear artist you are lovable you are in heart.
- Five of Robert Burnsâ€™ most famous poems
Robert Burns wrote his first poem aged 15. By the time of his death in 1796, aged just 37, the Bard of Ayrshire had completed around 220 works of poetry. â€œHeâ€™s a man who worked hard on all fronts throughout his life,â€ said Professor Gerry Carruthers ...
- CHS English Department Holds Poetry Out Loud Recitation Contest
The following is from the South Orange Maplewood School District: On January 18, student finalists from grades 9 through 12 participated in Poetryoutloud, a national poetry recitation contest. It was a day filled with readings from William Shakespeare to ...
- Romantic but hardly romantic: Sarah Fricker'â€™s life as Coleridgeâ€™'s wife
But though this period at Stowey was to produce some of Coleridgeâ€™s finest poetry, the dream of domestic bliss soon died, and it was Sara who ended up doing most of the drudgery. As time went on, Coleridge spent more time with Wordsworth and his family ...
- Westport Maritime Museum sponsors kidsâ€™ poetry contest
In addition, all winners will receive two free guest passes to the museum or lighthouse. The winning poems will be published in the museumâ€™s newsletter, â€œThe Foghorn.â€
- Mystical master of love poetry
While no evidence exists of an erotic component, Rumi chose to speak of their spiritual love in the mode of Persian romantic love poetry. Their love and obvious intimacy was a threat in the society of the time, since it failed to conform to any neat ...