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- Poet Sonia Sanchez: The Power Of Words Can Change The World
Sonia Sanchez is an award-winning poet, playwright, professor ... American History in Detroit held a tribute for Sanchez over the weekend that included poetry readings and a screening of a documentary exploring her life and career, titled BaddDDD.
- Suicidal man surrenders at Emerson Hospital
CONCORD -- Police negotiators in Concord talked down a 59-year-old Pepperell man who threatened to kill himself and officers with a knife this morning after he left Emerson Hospital.
- Taking poetry to the streets; Andover's first poet laureate seeks to make verse part of daily life
"This will be a great opportunity to emerge from my writing cocoon and share my love for poetry. â€œI think that making poetry a part of the fabric of daily life is paramount. ... I want to take poetry out of the ivory tower and into the streets.
- These 7 sweet picture books for kids say 'Merry Christmas!'
The story: The 1823 Christmas poem (â€œnot a creature was stirring ... featuring delightful photo-illustrations (taken at a real farm); part of the Sweet Pea & Friends series. What kids will like: While not a holiday tale per se, this warmhearted story ...
- The voice of an angel, soul of a poet, heart of a lion â€” our friend Hugh
An award winning musical will be performed next month, writes LINDA KENNY, in memory of a very special Cork singer and actor READING over the lyrics of the classic Impossible Dream, the best-known song from the award-winning musical Man Of La Mancha, it is ...
- Poetry and Poetics: Drinking Gourd Launch Event
combining the efforts of Northwesternâ€™s Poetry and Poetics Colloquium and Northwestern University Press in celebrating and publishing works of lasting cultural value and literary excellence. For more information visit www.poetry.northwestern.edu
- Online Risks Are Everyday Events for Teens -- But They Rarely Tell Their Parents
They send and receive Snapchats and Kik and WhatsApp messages on the fly, get their news from Instagram, reblog their favorite angsty poetry on Tumblr ... almost 200 minutes a day (3 hours, 20 minutes) online on a mobile device. With that much time ...
- One night down the rave rabbit hole at Dark Mofo
Thereâ€™s a dizzying amount on Dark Mofoâ€™s 2017 program ... Juliana Huxtable â€” A New York-based artist who works in photography, video, performance and poetry as well as music, exploring themes of gender, race and identity through her work.
- Gene Weingarten: The Shakespearean sonnet about the rabbi
It is time for more â€œpokesâ€ / which are poems retelling old jokes ... me that he has Christian views And Christian will he be for all his days!â€ â€œItâ€™s funny, Stanley, that you came to me For with my son Iâ€™ve known the selfsame pain: While ...
- teen love poetry
Today I realized we wonâ€™t work. What we are is hurting her. And I think she matters more to me than you do. Wednesday 11:52pm I broke things off with you today. She barely said a word. Iâ€™ve never regretted anything more than this. Thursday 4:03pm I ...
- Poetry in Public: Or, Why I Leave the House
I recently returned to the Amy Clampitt House, where Iâ€™m in residence through June, after a multi-leg trip to Baltimore and Louisville. In Baltimore, I was reading for the Enoch Pratt Free Library and its Poetry & Conversation series. In Louisville, I ...
- Penny Candy Books: Poetry Publisher Interview
Trying something new this week. Instead of interviewing a poet, Iâ€™ve interviewed the founders of Penny Candy Books, which publishes childrenâ€™s books, including poetry. Specifically, this interview features Alexis Orgera and Chad Reynolds. Click here to ...
- Daughter follow in Dad's footsteps - Baltimore Sun
Baltimore SunDaughter follow in Dad's footstepsBaltimore SunI feel sure that my early love of nature was the reason that I chose 19th century Romantic poetry as my main focus in graduate school. But then again, it was my mother who inspired my love of indoor plants, of which I have many. Where once it was a ...
- Trump is a Dumb Personâ€™s Idea of a Smart Person
The Romantic Poets, The Russian Novelists, End of Days Fiction, and of course, The Trump Books. It was a pattern. These guys, and assumedly millions like them, consistently thought Trump was smart. They expounded on it and I extrapolated from it.
- Erie poetry project Week 2: Meet you under the clock
Everyone is invited to participate in Picture This, an extension of an ongoing Erie County poet laureate project. Your Week 2 prompt is related to the photo above of the clock inside the former Boston Store in downtown Erie, where people used to say ...