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- Dr. Sonia Berman Releases 'Rhyme Over Time or Looking Backward in Adverse Verse'
Dr. Sonia Berman, a Professor of Theatre Arts with varied academic, artistic, and professional achievements has completed her new book "Rhyme Over Time or Looking Backward in Adverse Verse:" a gripping and potent selection of poems, which articulate a ...
- Happy Birthday, Maya Angelou! Social Media Fetes the Life and Legacy of Iconic Poet
On what would have been Maya Angelouâ€™s 89th birthday, Twitter users and other social media commenters remembered her inspirational life ... seven autobiographies and several collections of poetry, including 1978â€™s â€œAnd Still I Rise,â€ and earned ...
- Dufferin Countyâ€™s first Poet Laureate a â€˜cultural ambassadorâ€™
Iâ€™m also excited to share my own poetry and highlight different writers in the community as well.â€ He already has a track record in that regard, launching the community group Cyclotron alongside his friend and partner Anthony Carnovale. Together ...
- Salmon Funny Poems | Salmon Poems About Funny
SALMON OVERDOSE by an Alaskan Salmon, salmon every day Every time and every way Alaska breakfast Salmon lunch Add some nuts To make a crunch Thank you fisher man My friend For sharing Salmon without end What is prized in cities far Fills my pantry Jar by ...
- 'Milk & Vine' Is A Parody Book Of Inspirational Poetry Based On Famous Vines & It's Hilariously Shady
Gasiewski's post went so viral, in fact, that this week, milk and vine climbed its way to the top of Amazon's Best Seller's list, inching out the latest Diary of a Wimpy Kid book and photographer Pete Souza's book of President Obama. Milk and vine even ...
- Cowboy poetry, stories, music featured at two-day gathering
Fans of the lives and ways of traditional cowboys are invited to the Western Slope Cowboy Gathering, a two-day event celebrating the oral tradition of the working cowboy in poetry, stories and music. Scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3 and 4.
- Robert A Black Poems
I was born in England and grew up in Hampshire, the youngest child in a large family. My father was a pilot, flying Lancaster Bombers in World War Two, then VC10s for BOAC. When he retired we moved to New Zealand and settled on a small farm in Northland.
- Teen Titans Animated Series Gets Blu-Ray Release
Tiny Diapana is a literary dilettante and warrior of the written word. She has a penchant for poetry, with some of her compositions seeing publication in anthologies. Tiny is drawn to magic realism (eg. Salman Rushdie, Etgar Kerret) and books that are ...
- When Trauma Becomes Dominance: An Interview with Sarah Schulman
[Laughs] And the assigned texts were Lesbian Poetry, Understanding New Black Poetry, and Native American Poetry. That was it. Her focus was: we were not allowed to discuss how a poem was written, we could only talk about how a poem made us feel.
- August Wilsonâ€™s Pittsburgh
With the words â€œFree to the Peopleâ€ etched in stone across the entrance, the ornate library, which opened in 1895, complements the nearby 42-story Gothic Revival Cathedral ... Not only are Wilsonâ€™s poems and plays necessary, but they will continue ...
- Yes, Romantic Dressers Can Wear Sneakers Too
No matter the year or season, you can count on Valentino to present a collection with dreamy, romantic details ... Inspiration from the collection comes from Fellini, 16th century poetry, and the moon. Unexpected combinations of color, hints of ...
- Bookmonger: Celebrate summer with â€˜Ice Cream Poemsâ€™
Now that weâ€™re heading into July, summerâ€™s actually going to start acting like summer! To celebrate, this week Iâ€™m taking everyone out to the literary version of the corner ice cream shop, where you get to choose your favorite flavors, up to 125 scoops!
- Watch This Indian Girl Use Slam Poetry to Debunk "Unfair" Beauty Standards
Chat with us on Facebook Messenger. Learn what's trending across POPSUGAR. By now, you've definitely heard the age-old saying "beauty comes in all shapes and sizes," but Aranya Johar wants to add "shades" to the end of the popular adage. A self-proclaimed ...
- safe flight: A poem by William Beale
Co-founder of Malaysiaâ€™s only bi-monthly poetry open mic night, If Walls Could Talk; winner of performing arts awards; and runner-up for the 2014 KL â€˜Punch Drunk Loveâ€™ poetry slam. You can find his words online at williambeale.com
- Books Celebrating Black History
Librarian Joy Fleishhacker curates a list of middle grade and YA books that invite readers to authentically study the lives of black men and women in US history. The list contains biographies, narrative nonfiction, and historical narrative poetry.