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- Gothic by nature
â€œBeing goth ... this is my home, it's my comfort ... Inspiration comes from her favorite books, films, songs, poetry and color schemes. Sheâ€™s made a black cherry and cracked peppercorn popsicle called Nosferatu that was inspired by Bram Stoker ...
- Simon & Garfunkel Story brings timeless music and poetry of euphonious 1960s duo to Centennial Hall stage
â€œI just love it,â€ said Hunt ... â€œI think the music is timeless and the poetry in the words just as resonant now as they ever were. It never seems dated. Youâ€™ve got teens at the show, young teens. There was a 12-year-old girl singing along one ...
- 10 Tips For Getting Started With Writing Poetry
Sean Notyeats has just published a book â€œFrom Small Beginningsâ€ (published by Book Guild). This collection contains 60 â€œrough cutâ€ poems varying in subject, length and style which can be used as working examples for newcomers to poetry. This work ...
- How do you write a good wedding poem from mom to son?
It is really a good idea to give something personalized and thoughtful and especially on the auspicious occasion of your sonâ€™s wedding! I had written one for my parentsâ€™ 24th wedding anniversary and I could see how happy they were when they read it.
- Holocaust Museum Houston offering free admission Sunday ahead of closure
The Holocaust Museum Houston is offering free admission from noon to 5 p.m. on July 23 as ... the museum held A Celebration of Hope Day on Saturday, featuring poetry readings, interactive murals and talkbacks with survivors. Last month, the Holocaust ...
- Poetry slam at Metro
Bring three original pieces to join the slam or enjoy listening from the audience. The poetry slams "are about strengthening communities through the art of spoken word," according to the event Facebook page, and bring together a variety in ages and topics.
- Carver Elementary reading club celebrates Black History Month
Perry, recently introduced poetry to the club members to expose them to another genre of reading. Surface discussions centered on a few well-known African-American poets whose work they could understand after discussions. They learned they could use poetry ...
- The Ring, poem by Jennifer Lagier (LOST AND FOUND Poetry and Prose Series)
AUTHORâ€™S PHOTO CAPTION: Me, 1981, in my restored Lodi farmhouse. Taken by Bill Rickard. NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR: When I thought about the theme of â€œLost and Found,â€ I remembered a time of uprooting and upheaval in my lifeâ€”going through a wrenching ...
- Children return to one-room schoolhouse of the past
Every summer the Kanabec History Center offers Old Tyme Country School for children grades 1-8 ... They are exposed to classic literature and poetry, with some memorization included. Students create art projects and learn how to write with pen and ink.
- Ipswich poet, author Blaine Hebbel hosts open mic poetry nights, May 11-13
But the poets hitting the stage will be talented and diverse ... Hebbel will read from his collection of works about the American voice, which was influenced by the beat generation of the 1950s and 1960s. He will also sample from works inspired by the ...
- Ali Prose Created To Inspire Kids To Become Poets
â€œHe actually created what some categorized as pretty bad poetry, but it was poetry nonetheless. Youâ€™ll find that heâ€™s a visual artist, youâ€™ll find that heâ€™s a cultural icon, youâ€™ll find that heâ€™s a civil rights fighter.â€ Within the ...
- 3 Things to do Today: Rock out at the Knick, listen to some poetry or celebrate Bowie
Merrill House Fellow Mike Alberti will read from his work at the Stonington Free Library. â€¢ Courthouse Center for the Arts in West Kingston will host a David Bowie Tribute featuring the band Starman.
- 94-Yr-Old Academician Writes His Wife Love Poems for 6 Decades
In his poems, as a token of his affection ... The couple's photos shot on their 20th wedding anniversary. [Yangtse Evening News/Yang Tianzi] Family photos record their life on their 40th wedding anniversary. [Yangtse Evening News/Yang Tianzi]
- Book Review: The Life & Poetry of Bahadur Shah Zafar by Aslam Parvez
Ather Farouqui has translated The Life & Poetry of Bahadur Shah Zafar by Aslam Parvez. This is as good as translation gets. Textual integrity does not mar the flow of the narration. I read this book in the Urdu original. Long back, in 1996, when in JNU.
- New Book: â€œÂ¡Manteca! An Anthology of Afro-Latin@ Poetsâ€
only to learn that the American Dream is a nightmare for someone with dark skin and nappy hair. But in spite of the darkness, faith remains. Anthony Moralesâ€™ grandmother, like so many others, was â€œhardwired to hold on to hope.â€ There are love poems ...