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- NATIONAL HAIKU POETRY DAY â€“ April 17
Observed annually on April 17, National Haiku Poetry Day encourages all to try their hand in creativity. Haiku poetry is a form of Japanese poetry that is non-rhyming and normally consists of 3 lines with a syllable pattern of 5-7-5. Haiku poems are ...
- Celebrated Korean poems (22)
For one chrysanthemum to bloom thunder has pealed in dark clouds. Flower! Like my sister standing at her mirror, just back from far away, far away byways of youth, where she was racked with longing and lack: last night's frost came down to bid your ...
- The Dark Secret Of Olinda - Poem by Richard Allen Beevor
as strong wind sweeps away another fallen oak, Olinda weeps for she fears the death of love. Night sky spread a dark cloud ever near to the earth, Olinda hides in fields created of eternal time, love becomes a lost dream in destruction of visions, and she ...
- Another colorful, well-attended Richmond Juneteenth celebration - Richmond Standard
Richmond StandardAnother colorful, well-attended Richmond Juneteenth celebrationRichmond StandardThe Richmond community came together Saturday for another colorful and well-attended celebration of African American culture at the Annual Juneteenth Family Day Parade and Festival at Nicholl Park. The event, sponsored by the Neighborhood Block ...and more »
- Poetry: Depression
Depression is real and it kills fast. Talk to someone today, let them know what you are battling with. Donâ€™t keep to yourselve, be free and talk. A problem shared is often a problem solved.
- Plotting Mother Earth's Death
Our eyes gleam when we see an opportunity to get ahead. Mankind often forgets that prosperity does not need to not come at the expense of our planet. Selfishness overtakes our souls as we plot the death of Mother Earth.
- Soldiers in la Guerra
stare into that dark hollow in an effort to extract whatâ€™s painful or to heal whatâ€™s broken. We write our way toward our parents, we write a way back from the war. As the recent anthology â€œInheriting the War: Poetry and Prose by Descendants of Vietna ...
- LOOSE ENDS: Artistic treasure at Dohm Alley
The artistic banquet thus far comprises: sculptures of Romantic poets with explanatory notes; high-bowed arches; hand-crafted wooden benches; floral â€˜moon gateâ€™ archway; stone pathway; chimney sculpture accompanied by a painting above the chimney ...
- CLASSIC POETRY: Sonnet 116, By William Shakespeare: "Let Me Not To the Marriage of True Minds"
Illustration from Cosmographie, by French navigator Jacques de Vaulx, 1583. This shows a possible method for determining longitude (one of the knottier navigation problems of the day). Source: http://www.protohistoriageografica.cl/english/behaim.htm
- Attend Black History Month events at Missouri S&T
This annual event will feature information tables hosted by historically black student organizations, music and student performances. â€“ Poetry is Power: Race and Patriotism, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, in the Missouri/Ozark Room of the Havener Center.
- Poetry Pharmacy webchat â€“ William Sieghart's prescriptions for the time-poor, love-rich, hectic and more
William Sieghart of the much-loved Poetry Pharmacy handed out stanzas for your struggles, offering you salve whether youâ€™re hopeless, homesick or lonely in love
- Syrian Love Poems for Your Valentineâ€™s Day
The Syrian poet Nizar Qabbani (1923-1998) was one of the most popular Arabic-language poets of the twentieth century, well-known for his focus on eroticism and love. As Bassam Frangieh notes in his introduction to Arabian Love Poems, a collection of ...
- â€œMystical Poetry Begins Where Religious Poetry Endsâ€ (Fernando Rielo), Part II
Poetry can be current, modern ... Itâ€™s very important for us to have a Pope of South American origin. We see Pope Francis as a person close to us, warm and very spirited. We appreciate so much his direct and strong way. One sees that he has a close ...
- What Our Writers Are Reading
He is one of the great voices in American literature.â€ Lastly, he is reading many miscellaneous books, mostly to review them, including the late Richard Elmanâ€™s collected poems, a handful of Irish books, and Richard Hoffmanâ€™s memoir Love and Fury ...
- 'I love you sweetie': First picture of 15-year-old boy stabbed to death as mum releases touching poem in tribute to him
A devastated mother has paid tribute to her 15-year-old son with 'endless potential' who was knifed to death in Manchester. Kyron Webb died yesterday after being stabbed on Tuesday. Two teenagers, aged 16 and 17, have been charged with his murder.