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- National Poetry Month Featured Poet: Jenny Johnson
Poems, for me, are sustained and devoted engagements, a way of talking back to someone or something, so as to try and work through or think through difficult questions or seemingly inexpressible feelings or situations. In this way, the work of writing ...
- 20 Classic Poems Every Man Should Read
Some are about striving to overcome, others about romantic love, and still others about patriotism. Whether youâ€™ve been reading poetry for years or havenâ€™t read a single line since high school, these poems are sure to inspire and delight you.
- 19 Surprisingly Exquisite Two Piece Bridesmaid Dresses
BHLDN not only makes some of the prettiest wedding dresses ever, but they also have a couple ... forever in love with cheesy rom-coms, and 19th century poetry.
- John Ashbery, American poet â€“ obituary
John Ashbery, who has died aged 90, was perhaps the greatest American poet of the second half of the 20th ... Ashbery expanded the language of poetry to register its historical and cultural moment in all its richness and complexity. In his playful, erudite ...
- Hannah and Samâ€™s wedding at Sea Cider
Hannah and Samâ€™s vision for their wedding day was clearâ€”â€dinner in a vineyard with ... Sam had a box with a rock in it and a little poem he had typed on our typewriter. It spoke about how penguins place a rock on their partners feet to promise ...
- Prufrock: Billy Joel Is the Worst, Romance Novels Are Not
The adolescent charm of celebrity poetry: "Like teenagers ... which leaves them time to pursue their teen- or teen-adjacent interestsâ€¦Like most teens, they sometimes make really bad, terribly serious art." Did Jane Austen die of arsenic poisoning?
- Poetry Sunday: Chuck Madansky
Chuck Madansky reads his poem, "Only Long." Listen Listening... 1:20 Poetry by Chuck Madansky Chuck Madansky is the grandfather of six and has been a psychotherapist in private practice on Cape Cod since 1984. His poetry has been published in several ...
- The Spools of Coolidge
In those days it became a revelation to write poems primarily influenced by John Ashberyâ€™s â€œEuropeâ€ once it appeared in Big Table (1960), with the senseâ€“â€“shared partly, as I learned later, by Ashbery himselfâ€“â€“of different frequencies ...
- Turkey: A History of Banning Poetry and Targeting Poets
However, the history of Turkey is filled with many examples of banning poems, removing poetry books from the marketplace, and jailing poets. Here is a list of some of the poets from Turkey who were prosecuted and persecuted for their literary work.
- Pacific Crest Trail Journal
If there is a few fields Persians are way ahead of their western counterparts one is definitely poetry. Why is that? Actually the reason behind it is sad. Lack of freedom of expression forced people to turn to poetry. You can't say something in Iran?
- Kaifi Azmiâ€™s poems, in his own voice
The celebrated Urdu poet and film lyricist Kaifi Azmi was known to be a recluse. He mostly kept away from public appearances despite his immense popularity over his poems and memorable film songs, such as Waqt Ne Kiya (Kaagaz Ke Phool, 1959), Ab Tumhare ...
- Budding poets gather at cityâ€™s first open mic poetry
Events like these don't usually happen in Nagpur," she added. Swarup Bhartiya, a content writer, earned the loudest claps for his Hindi poetry. "I used to share my work among my friends. But it was motivating to see that people here appreciated it.
- World News: Poetry and World War I: It Wasnâ€™t Only England
But poetry was the lingua franca of World War I, especially in England; soldiers scribbled verses from the ... Wilson, now an actor and poet, told the crowd that he wasnâ€™t a writer before he served in the 173rd Airborne Brigade in Afghanistan.
- The Ginger Man author dies in Ireland
The Ginger Man has "undoubtedly launched thousands of benders, but it has also inspired scores of writers with its vivid and visceral narrative voice and the sheer poetry of its prose," American novelist Jay McInerney wrote in the introduction for a 2010 ...
- Berks students awarded in Spanish poetry-writing contest
Three Penn State Berks students received awards in the fourth annual Spanish poetry-writing contest sponsored by the Latin American Cultural Center of Lancaster (LACC). Students from Lancaster, Reading, and Harrisburg in grades 6-8, 9-12, and university ...