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- Teen poets ready for the big contest
Based in Miami, WordSpeak is a spoken-word poetry ... love poetry. â€œFor the first time, I was like, poetry is normal!â€ Enamorado says. â€œI felt completely at home. And the creativity, the subjects were eye-opening.â€ It can be a big help for these ...
- Good News! Best High Schools | Hospitals Earn A Grade | Mom's Night Out | $20K Poetry Win
Good news stories from Georgia's Patches include chance for a year's free food and a student wins $20K in a poetry competition ... SIGN UP: Get Patch's Daily Newsletter and Real Time News Alerts. Or, if you have an iPhone, download the free Patch app.
- The Inescapable Poet of Nicaragua
Iâ€™d come to Nicaragua last January not to surf or hike or do yoga on the beach, but to explore the profound love that Nicaraguans hold for a poet on what would have been his 150th birthday ... I bought a book of poems and booked a flight.
- Neighbors: Poetâ€™s Seat Poetry Contest submission deadline approaching
Mail to Poetâ€™s Seat Poetry Contest, Greenfield Public Library ... host Soup and Games Night at Hope and Olive restaurant on Monday from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The free event, open to the public, will allow participants to enjoy great food donated by local ...
- Chemo Scrambled My Brain
Poetry, she says, has a way of trimming "away every extraneous ... Just ask me a simple math problem -- numbers dissolve into my skull's black hole. Even as I curse that doctor, my brain wakes, a baby from a nap, stretching till its eyes pop open.
- A matter of taste: six remarkable women and the food they ate
Sure enough, here was the calm, sweet record of their years in Dove Cottage: William devoting himself to poetry, Dorothy devoting herself ... pulled out a culinary artefact worthy of being titled American Gothic. The recipe tells us everything.
- Sherman Alexie's memoir: love, loss, and breathing room
Prose chapters alternate with poetry in a dizzying variety of forms including free verse, couplets, prose poems, haiku, ceremonial chants, sestinas, and a highly unconventional "Sonnet, with Fabric Softener." Any poet could congratulate himself for having ...
- Three readers featured at poetry, music afternoon
Kerry has published dozens of poems and short stories in journals and anthologies, placed three times in the Toledo Museum of Artâ€™s annual ekphrastic poetry contest, and three times she has won first-place in Mock Turtle Zineâ€™s annual poetry contest.
- Book Riot Insidersâ€™ Most Anticipated Books of December 2017
By turns hilarious, filthy, and brutally honest, The Last Black Unicorn shows the world who Tiffany Haddish really isâ€”humble, grateful, down-to-earth, and funny as hell ... and compassionate voice. The poems of Witch Wife are spells, obsessive ...
- Devotion amid despair: the great contemporary love story of Liu Xia and Liu Xiaobo
To their astonishment and amusement, the couple realised the only letters censors had blocked were the love poems that each had penned to the other. Perhaps authorities feared they were arousing and would get the inmate too fired up, Liu Xia later joked.
- Marion County teens compete for NAACP ACT-SO scholarships
and Allana Davis was in the drawing category while Shawn Pressley represented in photography and Daâ€™Bria Holloway was chosen for original essay and poetry. Branch Chairwoman Connie Black thanked the students, judges and volunteers for their participation.
- Season of the Witch: Why I Claimed My Inner Magic
In my teen years, I became a lover of ... stayed up late into the night scribbling poetry with nothing but the moonlight to keep me company. As I grew up, I soon began to understand that this love for the dark and strange and mysterious spoke volumes ...
- Fleda Brown: Struggle with cancer finds biblical hope
It seems a good poem for December, the darkest month. We celebrate the return of light in many different ways. In the deepest dark of solstice, close to our traditional Christmas, we light candles to remind ourselves that light will return, and is already ...
- Local author writes twist on classic Christmas poem
There's no shortage of family traditions during the holidays ... Nellist was born and raised in a little village in northern England. Her stories and poems have been published in childrenâ€™s magazines where her writing reflects a deep passion for bringing ...
- What to Read When: A Holiday Gift Guide for Kids
Breathe and Be: A Book Of Mindfulness Poems by Kate Coombs and Anna Emilia Laitinen (age 4 and up) These simple poems help children learn mindfulness as they connect to the beauty of the natural world. Mindfulness teaches us how to stay calm, soothe our ...