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- Laguna Beach Poet Receives Honorable Mention In National Poetry Contest
legend says, caused the quake. He drifted off one night as always, snug under blanket-layers of mud, smell of seaweed lulling him to sleep, fatigue's lead-weight pushing on his back, Nippon still resting safe along his spine. Then his dreams took a ...
- War Poetry collection at Harry Ransom Center soon to be available to students, researchers
In October 2017, the Harry Ransom Center acquired 6,500 war poetry books and manuscripts collected by Dean Echenberg, a former flight surgeon in the Vietnam War. â€œWhen I came back from Vietnam, I started to naturally gravitate towards books about war ...
- Brockport Hill studentsâ€™ work published by The American Library of Poetry
Seven Brockport Hill studentsâ€™ work was selected for publication in a national poetry collection by the American Library of Poetry. The students, Brielle Cooke, Evelyn Hagreen, Norah Hall, Abigail Jarman, Elizabeth Kuhlkin, Layla Mangini and Kaylee ...
- Authors James G. Turner and Joy Juhasâ€™s newly released â€œJoyful Imaginationâ€ is a collection of touching poems.
James G. Turner Published by Christian Faith Publishing, this new book is a touching and thought-provoking collection of poems covering a variety of subjects the author held dear. These works enclosed are some of the last of the late author James G.
- Story of Remarkable Blind Boy Inspires Kids to Overcome Challenges
NEW YORK, April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightswitch Learning honors National Poetry Month with the release of their recently published children's picture book, The Boy Who Opened Our Eyes. The book was inspired by a poem written by the author ...
- Realistically, Batman would have mourned his parents with more poetry and fewer push-ups, says Patton Oswalt
He would have grown up to have been Gotham City's most annoying slam poet. That's what Bruce Wayne would have been. [Oswalt, via NPR] Listen to Oswalt's full interview below. Bonnie Kristian
- Poetry to Read While Waiting for More Poetry
And! Thereâ€™s a thread about the protagonist getting into writing poetry Ã la Pablo Neruda, so itâ€™s still at the very least poetry-adjacent. Starred review.
- 6 times Serena Williams was the feminist we all need in life
Today is the birthday of Serena Jameka Williams ... When she wrote this powerful poem about the strength of a woman Williams penned down an empowering piece around the time she was asked about being the greatest female athlete of all time.
- 'Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor': The Story Behind the Statue of Libertyâ€™s Famous Immigration Poem
The poet James Russell Lowell said he liked the poem "much better than I like the Statue itself ... Lazarus, who was born in New York City in 1849 to a wealthy Jewish family, composed "The New Colossus" for a fundraiser benefiting the Statue of Liberty ...
- Poetry and Chamber Music Mix in a Story about San Francisco
So itâ€™s a surprise and a pleasure to see the results when they commission a new piece from composer Danny Clay with poetry by members of Youth Speaks ... And that kind of thing was just sad. But also something where we have the opportunity to say ...
- Jesus went to hell: The Christian history churches would rather not acknowledge
Prior to his resurrection, Christ descended to the underworld -- a paradox most churches prefer not to confront
- Poet right about U.S.; Miller wrong
The poem was first read at the auction, but it was then forgotten and Lazarus died in 1887. Her friend Georgina Schuyler led the effort to memorialize Lazarus, and she succeeded in 1903. Despite the 16-year delay, the statue and the poem were closely ...
- Book Review: Annie Zaidiâ€™s â€˜Unbound â€“ 2000 Years of Indian Womenâ€™s Writingâ€™
When was the last time you walked into a bookstore and picked up a book of poems from our Bhakti poets or stories by Marathi scholars or a collection of plays by a woman playwright? It is difficult to access such books. While searching for books by Indian ...
- Wise Old King
This poem reflects many of the emotions and experiences in my own life. I grew up in a rich family but have had many devistating problems and much emotional pain. I thought I would reflect this in poetic form.
- Eight students selected for National Scholars Program at Clemson University
She is also involved in Teen Institute, a mentoring program aiming to facilitate ... and her schoolâ€™s Chromebook Tech Team, Poetry Club and Photography Club. McManus also worked with teachers to found a literary and visual arts journal through her ...