Poetry news via Google, MSN, and Yahoo!
- NTCC and Honors Northeast announces call for original poems
Northeast Texas Community College and Honors Northeast recently announced a call for original poems to enter the annual Northeast Texas Poetry Contest. The judges will be looking for poems that can accent or enliven our sense of the surroundings ...
- Kentucky poet laureate to visit WKU for writing celebration
Along with sharing some his poetry with the public, Miller said Smock will also work with 10 students whoâ€™ve competed for spots in a workshop through a writing competition. Following the workshop, Miller said Smock will choose three students to receive ...
- Poet Laureate Selection Needs Editing
A few comments, if I may, regarding the poet laureate selection. The application process was far too complex. I needed help from a friend, extremely competent with computers, just to figure out and complete it. I should add that it was also very difficult ...
- Na. Kamarasan, pioneer of free verse, is no more
Na. Kamarasan, a pioneer of free verse, who penned some of the memorable songs for Tamil films since the days of MGR died at the age of 76, here on Wednesday. He was closely associated with the Vaanambadi poetry movement. His poetry collection Karuppu ...
- Prufrock: The First Viral Video, William Empson's Ambiguity, and David Bentley Hart's Strange New Testament Translation
Also: How Christian universities can survive ... It was an odd visit by a sometimes misunderstood poet: â€œIntroducing each poem, he indicated in a sentence or two the circumstances in which he wrote it: where, when, and in what mood.
- Lewis Hamilton turns to toe-curling POETRY to pay tribute to Diana in the most excruciating tribute yet to the late princess
For reasons unknown, Lewis Hamilton has inflicted a recent foray into poetry on social media users - with a toe-curling tribute to Princess Diana. The Formula One driver is the latest star to pay tribute to the 'people's Princess' 20 years after her death.
- Mom bids adieu to breast-pumping in 'Goodnight Moon'-inspired poem
In anticipation of her sonâ€™s upcoming first birthday, she was inspired to write this poem while pumping. Itâ€™s dedicated to all pumping momsâ€”past, present and future.)
- Francis Ledwidge Poetry Award
Poetry can be a solitary activity and she appreciates the support she received from the online community, particularly when starting out. She is excited about continuing the dialogue with her blog here.
- Writers of Ghazals and Persian Poetry
In what language will you characteristically find a ghazal written? These poems that, in their classic forms, dealt with issues of love and loss, typically appeared in Persian. Yet as early as the eighteenth century, ghazals began appearing in Northern ...
- T2F hosts recital for emerging Urdu poets
Reading out from a piece of paper initially, his poetry went, â€˜Yeh dyaar-i-ghair se ayi hai par, yeh saqafatein toh meri nahin, jo buzurg mujh ko dila gaye mujhe us rida ki talaash hai.â€™ Asad Alvi read out a qatâ€™a about unrequited love and ...
- Recharge Your Erotic Life with Your Sign's New Moon Sex Prescription
Chances are, you love you some poetry and storybook romance vibes. The new moon wants to take your romantic energy to the next level. How will you get there? By watching erotic French films from the 70s, of course! Try Story of O and Emannuelle ...
- Poem: Summer Celebrations
Kate Halverson is an award-winning poet and artist who lives on the shores of Lake Pepin. The Post-Bulletin publishes poetry by Rochester area writers every Monday. Send your work to Jeff Pieters, P.O. Box 6118, Rochester, MN 55903 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Cameron family named Cattlemen of the Year
The Cattlemen's president, Josh Hoctor of Glenwood, had a full agenda of awards, heartfelt speeches, and cowboy poetry. Kristin Chambers presented the Bernice Thiele Memorial Hog (donated by the Thiele Family) to Goldendale High School freshman Corbin Bland.
- LORRAINE THOMPSON: â€˜Taste,â€™ Earth Day events lead a busy weekend
... RB Hunt Elementary School poster art contest and Pedro Menendez High School and Sebastian Middle School poetry contests will be announced. Free snacks and beverages will be served. â€¢ Washington Oaks Gardens State Park will observe Earth Day from 10 ...
- The Sweetest Debut: Teresa Messineo on Writing a Historical Novel While Home-Schooling Four Kids
fiction, poetry and nonfiction authors working with presses of all sizes and find out about their pop culture diets, their writing habits, and their fan-fiction fantasies. A historical novel about two nurses thousands of miles apart in World War II ...