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- Chapel Hill Public Library asks residents to pen haikus
As a college student nearly 50 years ago, Chapel Hill resident Linda DeJongh wrote a poem about the Vietnam War after witnessing a friend lose her spouse.
- Hee-Haw: Hells Canyon Mule Days on tap Sept. 8-10
Tennessee Mule Artist Bonnie Shields is the featured artist at the show. The Max Walker Memorial Cowboy Poetry Gathering begins 6 p.m. Friday evening in the Indoor Arena. Listen to cowboy yarns and experience traditional country music from a line-up of ...
- Hundreds of poets honor Chicago-bred Gwendolyn Brooks with new book
In her day, she was famous, and in certain circles, still is. Poet laureate of Illinois. The nation's official poetry consultant. The first black writer to receive the Pulitzer Prize. There's a South Side school with her name on it. But despite her success ...
- Ash Hart poses cheesy poem to Insta after splitting from husband
And today she posted a cheesy poem to her Instagram account ... There is sadness in dreams unrealised however we continue to deeply love and respect each other and wish each other nothing but love and kindness.â€™â€™ Hart has spent the past few weeks ...
- What Is Bertsolaritza and Who Are the Basque Poets Who Know It? - Smithsonian
SmithsonianWhat Is Bertsolaritza and Who Are the Basque Poets Who Know It?SmithsonianPart poetry-slam, part hip-hop freestyling, part a cappella singing and 100 percent improvisational, the tradition of bertsolaritza has become a cultural signifier for the Basque diaspora. Thousands of bertsolaris (singer-poets) around the globe ...and more »
- Eminent Telugu poet Narayana Reddy dead
â€œHe was a master in Telugu and Urdu and one notices that he has imbibed influences of Urdu poetry in his Telugu poetry. His writings are characterised by universal values, of hope and wellbeing,â€ said Chandrababu Naidu. â€œDemise of Narayana Reedy Garu ...
- The black novelist history forgot
Read more: How crucial are historically black colleges? Just look at whoâ€™s graduated from them Who needs ambassadors when we have poets? By Lawrence P. Jackson Norton. 579 pp. $35
- Maxine Peake: "we have to show compassion for the homeless - we're only a pay packet away"
It was written in 2014 by Roberts, Professor of Poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University ... Julie Hesmondhalgh about Sophie Lancaster who was killed for being a goth, says the lashing rain which drenched Maxine added to the darkness and emotion ...
- Tony Walsh on his poem that became the rallying call after Manchester terror attack
MANCHESTER performance poet Tony Walsh, whose poem ... Sheâ€™s of the demographic that was at the gig and she feared she had friends at it. My son, who is 20, was worried that he might have friends stewarding at the concert.â€ Thankfully, Walsh ...
- Gravity Fights Dark Energy, Expanding Space the Winner #physics #quantumphysics #science
But if gravity is the shape of space-time, then itâ€™s not a force at all? Is it? Find new science-inspired poetry on my blog here, about every other post, or in one of my collections.
- How the death of EDM brought pop music one step closer to eternal life
Today, weâ€™ll be discussing how a Selena Gomez song might foreshadow humanityâ€™s triumph over biological death â€” but first ... Are these malformed bits of poetry the result of human error, or were they written by a buggy algorithm?
- Nigeria: A Poet's Resurrection
He has not been seen since. Yet, he remains to friends and family, a devastating loss. Decades after, his younger brother, Femi Simpson, an educationist and writer, has decided to unearth Simpson's manuscript of poetry and breathe life into it by compiling ...
- Poetry, Fire, Love, and Pain Take Center Stage in I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS
Book-It Repertory Theatre will open its 28th season with a stage adaptation of Dr. Maya Angelou's masterpiece I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Founding Co-Artistic Director Myra Platt originally adapted and directed this piece for its 2003 world premiere ...
- Poetry with a little twist
poetry and creative expression, environmental ethics, and young writersâ€™ workshops. The book is $12 and can be purchased in Weaverville at the Highland Art Center and the Douglas City Store, or ordered at Tammieâ€™s Books.
- Parks Sr Living - Veterans Day Observance_CMYK.jpg
She also read a very moving and inspirational poem entitled â€˜I Am Your Flagâ€™ that brought tears to many. Gwen Collins pinned a U.S. flag on each of the veterans present when their name and branch of service was announced. Ray Jones provided a CD with ...