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- Poetry Friday: Whispers at the Edge of Day
Sometimes writing poems does drive me crazy ... â€œThe great thing about collecting words,â€ she writes, â€œis theyâ€™re free; you can borrow them, trade them in or toss them out.â€ Each short chapter is followed by suggestions for practice.
- Maple Trees, Maple Sugaring, and Soul-Extracting
I happened to come across a poem (posted near the end, below) which referenced maple trees, plus itâ€™s also maple sugaring season. I was at a friendâ€™s house yesterday, and they were tapping four maple trees in their own yard for maple syrup.
- POETIC LICENCE: Dark Night â€“ Asford Psalms
Titled The Psalmist Creed, emerging poet Asford Psalmsâ€™ weekly poetry column consists selected poems from his yet-to-be-released debut collection. Here is Dark Night: Down my spine. The above smites. Down these lines. The acts rhymes. Clear skies ...
- Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping tout growing friendship at opulent state dinner
Despite their language barrier, the two have been regularly seen through the president's state visit laughing together in exchanges and repeatedly emphasizing a growing friendship and mutual ... Kushnerâ€™s singing a poem in Chinese. Arabella, 6, became ...
- Elisheva Bikhovsky, One of the Greatest Poets in the Modern Hebrew Language, Wasnâ€™t Jewish
In 1919, she published two volumes of her Russian poems. In the heady post-revolutionary atmosphere of Moscowâ€™s literary circles, however, Elizavetaâ€™s romantic, modest poems received little attention from readers or critics. In 1920 she decided to try ...
- Kicking Off National Poetry Month 2017
because starting tomorrow National Poetry Month kicks off! As weâ€™ve done in yearâ€™s past, weâ€™ll be publishing a slew of new writing to participate in this auspicious month. For this yearâ€™s celebration, each day of the week weâ€™ll be featuring a new ...
- POEM: 'I love you because you're family'
But most of all, I love you because you're family. â€¢ TO SUBMIT POEMS, mail your piece to The Times newsroom or email email@example.com. Please include a short paragraph about yourself and why you wrote the poem. A photo of yourself also is welcome.
- 20 Of The Most Gorgeous Dip Dye Wedding Dresses You Have Ever Seen
Most dip dye wedding dresses are dyed from the bottom ... 20-something writer, still trying to figure it out, forever in love with cheesy rom-coms, and 19th century poetry.
- Optimo 20 at SWG3 review
The Black Madonna hands the reins over to JD Twitch and JG Wilkes ... was reserved for the many live acts; while the 120-capacity Poetry Club, nestled away in the corner of the complex, provided an intimate alternative to the two larger rooms.
- Three New Titles
Titles include The January Children by Safia Elhillo, who is a winner of Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets, Beating the Graves by Tsitsi Ella Jaji, and After the Ceremonies by Ama Ato Aidoo, a collection of new and selected poems. The January ...
- Young, black and poetic
Itâ€™s playoff season for young poets, with spots on some coveted slam teams up for grabs. The Undefeated follows two spoken-word artists before the Washington, D.C., Youth Slam Team Grand Slam Finals, where they find out whether they were chosen to ...
- Nobel laureate, poet and playwright Derek Walcott dead, aged 87
His poetry was supremely ambitious ... Iâ€™m a Caribbean writer.â€ His publishers confirmed his death on Friday, but did not announce the cause, saying only that Walcott had been unwell for some time.
- Chris Brokaw celebrates vinyl release at Black Forge Coffee on Dec. 9
itâ€™s preceded on the album by a 12-minute acoustic piece called â€œDrink the Poetry of the Celtic Disciple.â€ While nowhere nearly as loud as â€œCanaris,â€ it has an equally visceral source: It was originally recorded by Vlad Tepes, a black-metal band ...
- Russian Teacher Faces Second Trial For Poetry Praising Ukraine
In 2015, Byvshev was sentenced to 300 hours of community service after a court found him guilty of inciting ethnic hatred through his poems. Regional law enforcement officials said in January that they had opened a new investigation over another poem ...
- How to Wear All White this Summer
I love the exaggerated bow it creates given the intentional length. The fabrication of this Prose and Poetry off-white top is a luxe cotton, which elevates it so you can wear the top day or night. I wore it at night in St. Barths and loved the way it looked.