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- Mack Stationâ€™s star on the rise
For the five siblings that make up the band Mack Station, musical ability doesnâ€™t come from notes on a page of sheet music. It comes from their parents, and their parentsâ€™ parents before them.
- West Virginia Writers Inc. accepting entries for annual writing contest
long poetry, Appalachian writing, book length prose/young adult, and the emerging writers categories for prose and poetry, for writers who have not previously won a cash prize in the WV Writers contest. In addition, for the past six years, WV Writers has ...
- Video Of â€˜Worldâ€™s Largest Spiderâ€™ That Kept Family Hostage In Their Own House Has Gone Viral
Like the Edgar Allen Poe poem, â€œThe Raven,â€ they didnâ€™t know what it was ... not believe the large arachnid lurking just outside their kitchen door. It gave the family a jolt of fear. It has been identified as a giant huntsman spider that the couple ...
- Teen Poems - Poems For Teen - ~love Still Stands~
The girl you say you love, I hope you prove everyone wrong when people say teen love is never long. Dont back, just move on, dont let what others say weaken your love, dont let obsticals you face keep you down. For true love always stands its ground..
- Ice Cream Bar
So I rushed down the stairs to make myself toast, as excited as I could possibly be, When sitting around, looking somber as ever, was my entire family. While frozen in my spot and becoming confused, I desperately looked around for an answer. Dad looked me ...
- Translation Tuesday: Three poems by Choi Seung-ja
Existential despair and dreamlike descriptions of nature abound in these poems by fierce feminist and iconic Korean poet Choi Seung-ja By Choi Seung-ja and Lei Kim for Translation Tuesdays by Asymptote, part of the Guardian Books Network Relentless time is ...
- Wedding guest shocked as â€˜tackyâ€™ bride and groom demand cash instead of a presentâ€¦ so what would YOU do?
A WOMAN was left shocked after a bride and groom asked her for cash instead of a wedding gift. The horrified guest said the couple had used a â€œtackyâ€ poem to request financial presents â€“ despite the fact she was only invited to the evening event.
- Ocean Vuong: A voice spanning different worlds
Vuong says that in his late teens in Connecticut ... a habit he has kept to this day. His poems also reflect the immigrantâ€™s journey, the sense of being an outsider, and they explore the age-old themes of love and sex. He was 18 when he first told ...
- Flesh and divinityâ€“pagans, Jews and Christians
Are Christians pagan? Some strands in Jewish thought say that Christians are at least tempted towards paganism. Did â€˜the Jewsâ€™ kill Jesus? This week when Christians listen to Johnâ€™s Gospel as they follow the Passion of Jesus Christ, thatâ€™s what they hear. Ideas such as these are the grit of Jewish Christian discussion.
- The power of poetry
I never knew poetry had power until I heard the above piece of work. â€œSong for a Dark Girlâ€ by Langston Hughes, â€œStrange Fruit,â€ a poem song as sung by Nina Simone and â€œHowlâ€ by Alan Ginsburg. Before then, I didn't know poetry had power.
- 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.
- A Peterborough Tale Of Friendship, Poetry & The Dump
Here's a classic New Hampshire tale revolving around neighbors in a small town, poetry, and the town dump's swap shop. Read the story here, which includes full transcripts of Swift's poetry, and listen to the full story through Caitlin and Swift's words ...
- Serena Williams ties the knot at 'Beauty and the Beast' themed wedding
Held at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, the wedding is reported to have been themed on ... She originally announced the engagement at the end of 2016 with a poem on Reddit, the social network which Ohanian, 34, co-founded in 2005 with his ...
- Waterline Writers host monthly reading at Water Street Studios
[Jeff Krage for Shaw Media] Kurt Luchs reads from his book "It's Funny Until Someone Loses an Eye (Then It's ... at Water Street Studios in Batavia on Nov. 19 Vida Cross reads her poetry during a Waterline Writers gathering at Water Street Studios in ...
- Better late than never: Rome revokes the exile of the poet Ovid, 2,000 years after his death
He remained there until his death, never seeing Italy again ... of ancient literature â€“ the poet himself attributed it to carmen et error, or â€œa poem and a mistakeâ€. No one has ever quite worked out exactly what he meant, but scholars have speculated ...