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- â€˜Adultâ€™ side of childrenâ€™s author, Shel Silverstein
Silverstein was the author of childrenâ€™s poetry classics like â€œWhere the Sidewalk Endsâ€ and â€œThe Giving Tree,â€ and he was also a prolific cartoonist, playwright and musician. Ten of his plays have been collected into a piece called â€œAn Adult ...
- Memory through the eyes of a child
It's a memory of what I used to do years ago. Hard rain pouring down fast with no pause button It feels like ice against my skin. The large puddle in the my back yard Feels like the ocean to my young child mind.
- Enjoy celebration of poetry
Come celebrate the 17th anniversary of the W.T. Bland Public Library's Poetry Under the Oaks â€” an annual celebration of poetry and poets â€” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday on the grounds of the library, 1995 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora. The free event is in celebration of National Poetry Month in...
- Book World: 'We poets are the absolute antitheses of Trump': a new collection takes a stand
"Resistance, Rebellion, Life: 50 Poems Now" (Knopf) conveys the shock and dismay many esteemed poets - like many Americans - have felt since the presidential election. The slim volume, which includes work by Robert Pinsky, Christian Wiman, Ada LimÃ³n ...
- Internet Consortium And Publishing Forum Merger Promises Better E-Books
The merger promises to bring sophistication to e-books, which are currently ruled by a file format, EPUB 3, that leaves little opportunity for innovation. This has particularly been a source of irritation for the poetry community, which has felt ...
- Poet receives posthumous nomination on Costa Book Awards shortlist
recognises books across five categories: first novel, novel, biography, poetry, and childrenâ€™s book. Orange Prize-winning writer Dunmore, who died aged 64 in June from cancer, has been nominated in the poetry category for Inside The Wave. The Birdcage ...
- Youth Poet-Laureate Embraces Creole and Jewish Heritage
I fear the final hour of a fellow friend or family member encountering the fury of the ... For the future revolutionaries, I continue to speak, to pray, pronounce my poetry as a mechanism for healing and a dialogue against the dangers of the day.
- Local Residents Win 12th Annual Poetry Contest
The Ardmore Library will celebrate the winners of the 12th Annual Charlotte Miller Simon Poetry Contest on Sunday, March 12 with a program that includes the reading of all of the winning poems by the poets themselves. Families and friends of the winners ...
- 'This happens on TV. It doesn't happen in your own family.'
The report, after the September school holidays, seems to be the only time Back raised the girl's disclosures, yet her family was never told. Reiha was approaching high school, summer and becoming a teenager on a path of poetry and praise from an older man.
- Dara Horn on the Great Yiddish Poem About... Kentucky
The poem opens with a canto titled â€œAfter the Civil War ... To Joshâ€™s dismay, his children merge with the landscape too, enjoying church socials; one son elopes with a Christian girl. But startlingly, Kentokiâ€™s assimilation tale turns out to ...
- National Day of the American Cowboy celebration scheduled
chuck wagons and Check out the toe tappin fiddle playing by Martin and Murray along with their Cowboy Poetry. Great food too! On Saturday evening, mosey on down to Mansfield Park Rodeo Arena for the Ridin the River Cowboy Church Ranch Rodeo. Admission is $ ...
- Brilliant: â€˜Black Odysseyâ€™ at Cal Shakes
And the brilliant Black Odyssey is the best of the season to date. An ingenious production in poetry and prose, filled with humor, history, myth, music, magic and dance by Oakland native playwright Marcus Gardley, Black Odyssey, is a modern re-telling of ...
- Shonar Soviet in Kolkata
I pick up a book by well-known Soviet agriculturist and plant breeder Ivan V Michurin for â‚¹300, and a copy of Russian 19th Century Gothic Tales ... including writers like Tagore and Sarat Chandra. â€œPoems in Bengali were translated too.â€
- The Best Non-Fiction Books of 2017 So Far
The author annotates his own photography with short essays that read like prose poetry, ruminating on presence and absence, the concept of sight and the tie between light and shadow. Even when observing domestic scenes, Cole contemplates geopolitical affairs.
- Billy Corgan, Jamila Woods To Appear At MCA's Huge, Free Birthday Bash Next Month
You'll also grab free Iraqi food at a pop-up food truck, in conjunction with the museum's stellar current Michael Rakowitz exhibit and catch poetry slams by the Young Chicago Authors and performances the South Shore Drill Team, among other pop-up goodies.