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- Poetic licence in village where verse comes on tap
eitherâ€, and Mr Jordon said that although some had gone on from â€œopen mikeâ€ poetry nights to careers, most used them as forums for expression. â€œPeople go to these events and they hear other people and learn form them,â€ he said. â€œThe motivation ...
- 100 years since the Battle of the Somme, poetry and song will commemorate the lives lost - Evening Standard
Evening Standard100 years since the Battle of the Somme, poetry and song will commemorate the lives lostEvening StandardOn Thursday (June 30), 100 years since the eve of the battle, the museum will extend its hours to allow visitors an evening of music, performance, film, poetry and discussion. Exploring love, fear, hope and courage at a time of war, the event will ...and more »
- Webinar: Using Multicultural Childrenâ€™s Poetry to Inspire Poetry Appreciation
At the end of the presentation, you will have strategies you can apply immediately to your classroom to inspire a love for poetry and help children tap their own cultures and experiences to create meaningful poetry.
- Hollie Poetry: woman versus world â€“ one poem at a time
Performance poet Hollie Poetry on why always wanting to throw up before a gig is a small price to pay for spreading the word Long before she quit her day job and adopted the stage name Hollie Poetry, Hollie McNish was scribbling poems on whatever surface she could find. She started at the age of four, and when we meet she is clutching a folder full of her teenage work. â€œTheyâ€™re terrible,â€ she ...
- Children's Authors and Books to Watch for at Winter Institute 13
Kids of color should see themselves in books way more often ... and the writingâ€™s literary merit (with, for example, themes of poetry connecting to Emily Dickinson) will make this young-adult award contender stand apart from other books on the shelves.
- Abu Nuwas translated wine poetry collection will be published
CAIRO â€“ 25 November 2017: The first proper English translation for Abu Nuwasâ€™ wine poems â€œKhamriyatâ€ will be released next month by author and researcher Alex Rowell. Wine poetry is a genre of Arab poetry dedicated to praise wine or beer.
- Poet Abul Hussain's anniversary of death today
Today is the third death anniversary of Poet Abul Hussain, a pioneer of modernism in Bengali poetry. A well-acclaimed poet, Hussain wrote over 25 books. Born in Khulna in 1922, he died in 2014 at the age of 92, says a press release. He received Ekushey ...
- Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 395
For todayâ€™s prompt, write a snap judgment poem. Some decisions (many decisions) are made without much thought; these are snap judgments. Sometimes these quick decisions lead to good outcomes; sometimes bad; but we all make them for big reasons and small.
- Looking back: LGBTQ History Month's canon
Or I'm going to a Black poetry reading, and half of the poets are antihomosexual, or thousands of situations where something of what I am cannot come with me. The day all the different parts of me can come along, we would have what I would call a revolution."
- Fourteen Lines: A Personal History
I looked through my past poems in the morning and discovered Iâ€™d been writing ... There was no consistent, curvaceous arc of erotic humor, as in Bernadette Mayerâ€™s book of sonnets. I actually tried to mix it up as much as possible.
- Pablo Nerudaâ€™s â€˜lostâ€™ poems: music of another mind
For Romanian poet Paul Celan, a poemâ€™s journey to its reader is a fraught transferral. A poem, he writes, â€œcan be a message in a bottle, sent out in the â€” not always greatly hopeful â€” belief that somewhere and sometime it could wash up on land, on ...
- An Interview With Jennifer Firestone Lays Bare Some Thoughts on Cemeteries, Death, Mourning
Writers Idra Novey and Alex Mar spoke about the work of Ana Mendieta and how through a feminist lens she was able to complicate and lay bare some of our ideas about death and dying and ... commons in Romantic and other poetry.
- Poetry Friday: â€œSabbathâ€
Sabbath as beloved bride and queen: familiar tropes in Jewish liturgy and thought. Now, thanks to Dan Bellmâ€™s â€œSabbath,â€ a subtle poem of loss and longing, a promise and a vow, we have another metaphor: Sabbath as mother. The Sabbath, a fixed period ...
- Letter to the Editor: Concerns About the English â€“ Publishing Studies Sequence
When looking at the requirements for the Publishing Studies Sequence, one will see an array of courses: the core English requirements (British literature, American literature, poetry, prose, drama, etc.) then major specific courses â€” creative writing (of ...
- Mai Der Vang, Karla Huston lead free local poetry events this week
Three free events this week give local readers chances to experience the power and variety of contemporary poetry. They include a visit by an award-winning Hmong-American writer and a talk by Wisconsin poet laureate Karla Huston.