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- Riverton, WY Author Publishes Political Poetry
When faced with political chaos, the renowned John Lemon enlists his three fruity friends to poetically combat worldly demise. About the Author: Tori Stanek is a senior in college at the University of North Dakota. She studied dance and journalism at the ...
- 'The Hatred Of Poetry' Feels Personal - NPR
NPR'The Hatred Of Poetry' Feels PersonalNPRHe would have to define poetry: Are Wordsworth and his hedge-rows (hardly hedge-rows) really the same animal as Claudia Rankine and her scalding prose poems? What connects John Keats ("O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms, / Alone and palely loitering ...The Art of Hating: Ben Lerner's 'The Hatred of Poetry' Revels in ParadoxFlavorwireall 4 news articles »
- Live Oak native has â€˜I Suwannee & Poemsâ€™ published
But Summerfield always enjoyed writing and now the Live Oak native published his fifth book, â€œI Suwannee & Poemsâ€ last Friday. The 138-page book, published by New Plains Press, is a continuation of a previous poetry book â€œI Suwanneeâ€ that ...
- Milkshake Eruption
Humorous poem about food and family. The blender screams with excitement. Its spinning silver dagger shrieks. As it cascades into my mouth, I stir its contents in my cheek. Violently sucking strawberry chunks through the straw. My brother rings of intimacy ...
- Junior High Speech team fares well at final competition
humorous poetry, serious prose, humorous prose, drama, extemporaneous reading, extemporaneous speaking, storytelling, great speeches, informative speaking, original oratory and duet acting. Taking home first place finishes were seventh grader Erik Kitelson ...
- POEM: 'There is a spirit of truth'
â€¢ JSANDERS, a Streator native, resides in New Lenox. â€¢ TO SUBMIT POEMS, mail your piece to The Times newsroom or email email@example.com. Please include a short paragraph about yourself and why you wrote the poem. A photo of yourself also is welcome.
- Lexington Friends of Council on Aging announce grant program
The Friends of the Lexington Council on Aging is again offering ... creative content from Lexington seniors (aged 60 and older), such as short fiction, essays, poetry, photography and cartoons. The first edition of that publication, named â€œLexington ...
- Thank you to the 105 authors who participated in our MY FIRST JOB Poetry & Prose Series
which ran from May 7 through July 4, 2017. Many thanks to the following authors for sharing stories and poems about their fledgling days in the workforce!
- A Conversation with Organist Nathan Laube â€“ at Davies Hall, 10/22
Jongenâ€™s sonata takes-on many levels of drama and the sort-of Technicolor orchestration we associate with the symphonic poems of Strauss ... mind are paintings by Caspar David Friedrich â€“ his gothic scenes of mists and toppled-over gravestones.
- Tracy K. Smith is the Fourth Black Woman to be Named U.S. Poet Laureate
Smith told NPR, she hopes to broaden poetry's audience by "getting off the usual path of ... Life on Mars. She is the fourth Black woman to hold the position. Gwendolyn Brooks, Rita Dove and Natasha Trethewey preceded her. Smith begins the job in the ...
- Verse vignettes of a velocity poet
â€˜Inshah Alla! Samajananda Svamiâ€™ (satirical poetry in Kanda padya metrical verse) and running commentary of similar style, which appeared as a daily cartoon strip in various dailies, and â€˜Adhyakshaa Mannimchandi ( Pardon, Speaker Sir) essays on the ...
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- In search of nuance
It makes me sad that I don't live in New York anymore because I am sure ... People always talk about bad dance and bad poetry as being particularly insufferable forms of art. In my formative years in New York, I ran open mics at the Poetry Project, and ...
- Symmetrical Lines and Social Comforts
Painting by John Opie/National Portrait Gallery via Wikimedia Commons Here is a great poem that may mark a significant divide, between readers who treasure Samuel Johnsonâ€™s â€œOn the Death of Dr. Robert Levetâ€ and those who donâ€™t much like it.
- How can Shakespeareâ€™s â€˜Shall I compare thee to a summerâ€™s day?â€™ be a love poem in blazing India?
Thereâ€™s this silly annoyance I feel every time I read an email that ends with â€œWarmlyâ€ or â€œWarm wishesâ€. Having chosen to live in a non-air-conditioned environment at home, the wishes, well-intentioned as they are, raise the temperature by a few ...