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- Sad, Sad Room (A Dark Poem) - Poem by Practicing Poetess
That something tragic happened here. Sad, sad room, imbued with death, Sad, sad room, where he took his last breath. His body's gone; the room is clean No other guest has this room seen. The walls his essence do retain, And for this room, that is the bane.
- National Poetry Month celebration announced
ELKINS â€” On Friday at 7 p.m., The Arts Center will begin a month-long celebration of National Poetry Month with a free opening reception. This celebration will feature weekly readings by local published poets, as well as an accompanying art exhibit ...
- Psalm 11: The Power of Poetry
The characteristics of Hebrew poetry are powerful. Today ... Think of it as bridging the gap between Sunday school and seminaryâ€”equipping you for the Christian life.
- Poet draws inspiration from the Central Oregon frontier
It is a powerful draw for Rob Whitbeck, whose poems are molded by his experiences there. "The Taproot Confessions" is one of Rob Whitbeck's poetry books. (Photo: Copyright 2004 Salem Statesman Journal;No) As an Oregon poet, I know the draw our outback has.
- To boost retail, Singapore must become more cultured - The Straits Times
The Straits TimesTo boost retail, Singapore must become more culturedThe Straits TimesIf Singapore wishes to maintain its competitiveness as a retail hub, it must challenge the assumption that "poetry is not a luxury we can afford". It should explore means of developing unique and lucrative cultural pursuits designed to appeal to an ...
- Gulzar: Poetry is my statement to life
Noted poet and Bollywood lyricist Gulzar says writing lyrics is his profession, but writing poetry is his statement to life. "Lyrics is commissioned work, it is my profession. But poetry is my statement to life. Something that I feel, I know, something ...
- Thousands expected Saturday at McAllen Book Festival
The McAllen library staff and volunteers, including the libraryâ€™s teen advisory group ... poets and illustrators. 2011 Gertrude Press Poetry Chapbook Prize recipient Joe Jimenez, American Book Award and Stonewall Book Award recipient Benjamin Alire ...
- Looking - Poem by Toa Tele
I find the nearest place with free wifi to roam the internet for a place to stay knowing full well the cost It's been like this since my mother found my tongue tied with my best friend. Steve. Her emotions, spread through the house, a plague born from a ...
- ESSAY: THE ELIA PARADOX
A poet by birth and a scholar by training, Elia was one of the few who achieved greatness in both poetry and prose. His preface to Shayad is a masterpiece of prose and he also wrote extensively on the history of Arabs before Islam, world religions ...
- Poetry's Latest Take the Stage in LAST POET PRESENTS JOBURG MEETS CAPE TOWN
Brought together by Luxolo Ngqunge (aka LAST POET) the event is an explosion of Joburg talent in Cape Town. An unmissable opportunity to connect to the hottest voices in the poetry scene. Luxolo hails from the dusty streets of Motherwell. NU5 Port ...
- Poets: John Skelton
The poem hunter site has a number of his poems ... As for his Latin colophons and addresses, youâ€™ll have to use a Latin-English dictionary, friend. Itâ€™s well worth the trouble.
- Go & Do: Poetry Hoot, Rowing the Atlantic and international diplomacy talk
It's the 2016-17 Poetry Hoot Season Finale featuring Dudley Laufman and David Rivard on Wednesday, June 7 at 7 p.m. at Cafe Espresso located in Plaza 800 off Islington Street in Portsmouth. Doors open at 6 p.m. Rivard was born in Fall River, Massachusetts.
- Quiet Minds and Safe Havens: A Q&A with Lilly Hiatt
I was in a lot of poetry classes in college and stuff like that ... I was sending him all these really sad songs â€” songs that ended up on the album â€” but songs that were really more acoustic slow-demos. But I said, â€œI want to make a rock record ...
- Mark Latham: Education fads are failing our children
Amid this madness, where are the voices of sanity to save our children? One of them is Peter Crawford ... pupils in a good junior high school year could cover about eight novels, 10 poems and several plays,â€ Crawford recalls. â€œWhen I left in 2010 ...
- An actor transcends age: John Douglas Thompson melts away the years to play Hamlet at A.C.T.
(L.A. audiences will remember his towering performance as the haunted traveler searching with his daughter for his vanished wife in Wilsonâ€™s â€œJoe Turnerâ€™s Come and Goneâ€ at the Mark Taper Forum in 2013 ... in him a faith in poetry.