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- Eunice de Souza: Finding myself in her elegiac poetry
I never got to meet her. Now I never will. For at least a decade I have read poetry, like an outsider, not through syllabi or prescribed courses, but simply by looking at who had written what and gobbling whatever the free Internet or friends cared to share.
- PB Poetry Festival Launches 'Looking Glass' Poetry Contest
Susan R. Williamson, Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, has announced the 2018 Ekphrastic Poetry Contest, inspired by the LOOKING GLASS exhibition which is on display through February 24 at the Cornell Museum at Old School Square in Delray Beach.
- BWW Interview: Five on Friday with BLACK & WHITE's Thola Antamu
Many of the children had no idea what poetry was, but there they were, writing. TA: The biggest challenge. That is a huge question. I can not speak for the whole of South Africa. I can only speak for myself. My challenge as a black South African artist is ...
- Poet laureate pens a poem for the Royal wedding
It was widely believed that the poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy would decline to commemorate the Royal match. Only last November, her agent, Peter Straus, told The Sunday Telegraph: "She doesn't want to do it and I don't think she will. I don't think she'll ...
- Was Jane Eyre Written as a Secret Love Letter?
Crucial to all four had been the constant writing of fiction and poetry. Virtually all of it remained unpublished ... Branwell, also at age 20, tried being a tutor in the home of a clergyman, had a love affair with the lady of the house, and was expelled.
- Book Review: The Bearded Chameleon by Chris Mooney-Singh
Otherwise, this is poetry that could have been written by an Indian with all ... In a highly skillful manner, he returns again and again, poem after poem, during the first section of the book to a time of death and tragedy and loss of a life partner ...
- The Adolescent Charm of
Like most teens, they sometimes make really bad, terribly serious art. Sometimes this bad art is bad poetry: as when, earlier this year, the actress Lindsay Lohan shared some verse sheâ€™d written on Instagram. Like teenagers, famous people are indulged ...
- Calgary teen's video project earns him trip to Vimy Ridge
A Calgary teen has won a social media contest to travel to Vimy Ridge ... Entrants were asked to make a YouTube video linking the history of Vimy Ridge to the future, using songs, poetry, dancing or other types of art, exploring personal or local community ...
- Do poets need to be politically correct? Delhi's Republic Day Mushaira gives us a hint
The Urdu Academy, along with the Delhi Government held its historic ... The evening started with politically charged poetry indeed, one or two also took a jibe on the present ruling government with referenced to attacks on the religious minority.
- Brunel University Honours Bernardine Evaristo with Award
In 2014, she had been a finalist for the Brunel University London Inspirational Teacher Award ... In 2012, Bernardine founded the game-changing Brunel International African Poetry Prize, whose inaugural 2013 winner Warsan Shire has since collaborated ...
- The Invitation
No sex scenes or erotica language.) The Invitation ... Injecting the essence of her soul into her prose. The diverse collection of poetry which lies between the covers is the result of an entire lifeâ€™s work experimenting within her vocation.
- Afghanistan's Love-Hate Relationship With Homosexuality - The Diplomat
The DiplomatAfghanistan's Love-Hate Relationship With HomosexualityThe DiplomatAs is the case with most Jewish and Christian understandings, virtually all schools (madhhab) of Islamic jurisprudence, Sunni and Shia, hold that homosexual acts are forbidden. The starting point for this view are the verses ... relationships with boys ...and more »
- The economy of dying
The culture is such that following a death, the question is not â€˜should was have a funeral ... She is likely laughing at all the ritual and poetry, trying to tell us not to make such a fuss!â€ So why were we in a chapel, my thighs numb on a pew ...
- Hear classic Christmas music tonight for free
in College Station, 12:30 p.m., free. â€¢ Every Sunday-- Open mics and poetry slams sponsored by Mic Check Poetry, 8:30 p.m. Revolution CafÃ© in Downtown Bryan, (miccheckpoetry.com) Items for Arts Watch should be emailed to email@example.com.
- Pianist suspends time in â€˜Transcendental Etudesâ€™
Everything that had gone before, an hour of musical poetry conjuring hope ... as though throwing open windows on a vast panorama of the Romantic imagination.