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- Announcing the â€˜Hobbies Poetry Contestâ€™ Winners
The theme was â€œHobbies,â€ and we received more than 400 poems from students in grades Kâ€“12 that demonstrate their poetic genius and creativity. View our online collection of participants and see the fantastic submissions we received this year.
- Seasons Readings: A December Celebration of Poetry
â€œSeasons Readings,â€ sponsored by the Olympia Poetry Network. Poets are invited to read seasonal poems about winter, peace, holidays, family, solstice and the like at the Open Mic. Featured readers will be members of the OPN Board. 10:00 am Holiday ...
- Arcade Fire's latest a little Daft Punk, a little Pulp
Impossibly sad, it's delivered against an ascending backdrop that could be the soundtrack of mountains. Somehow, it lifts the spirit. The effect, utterly evocative, may or may not qualify as poetry. But it is certainly poetic.
- Poetry Contest underway
Enter for your chance to be named Daily Press Poet Laureate of 2015 Enter for your chance to be named Daily Press Poet Laureate of 2015
- Former Brandon resident has poetry book published
The book entitled, â€œLone Pine North Woodsâ€ consists of a collection of poems by Kooper over the years, and includes the writing â€œPrairie Windsâ€ which references his time in the Wheat City. Other creations in the book include a piece that sheds some ...
- Prufrock: Andrew Wyeth's Realism Reconsidered, Joyful Poems, and the New Nationalism and the Sacred
John Wilsonâ€™s Education & Culture closed unexpectedly in October. We need more good writing on books and ideas, not less. Ugh. Adrianna Smith reviews an anthology of poems on joy edited by Christian Wiman: â€œJoy is ultimately an invitational ...
- Patricia Lockwood & Mallory Ortberg on Religion, â€œDaddy,â€ & Bananas
It was very sad.] MO: Would it help you stay in the appropriate touring ... Iâ€™m also curious about what itâ€™s like to go straight from writing poetry to an autobiography without even a comic novella to serve as a pit stop in between!
- Getting Over The Pile of Unreviewed Books
There are now so many authors looking at the effects of dementia on humanity, identity and relationships, whether it involves family elders, parents, or a spouse. The loss of cognitive capabilities and language brings so much into questionâ€¦ poetry is a ...
- South Jersey teen poet hopes to make a change with his words
Within a few minutes of speaking with the ambitious young poet, it shows. Though heâ€™s soft spoken, Massaro is clear about where he wants to take his spoken word poetry and how he hopes to help others with his project, the â€œYou Matter Movement,â€ which ...
- Celebrate National Poetry Month at the Library
the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, Fine Arts Work Center, the Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences, Hedgebrook, Poets House, and the Vermont Studio Center. She was a 2014 finalist for the New York Foundation of Arts Fellowship in Poetry ...
- Your Favorite Poems on People and Power
Of course, I was attracted to the poems that were not too challenging and those which an angsty teen could appreciate. One poem that I liked, and which I had memorized, was â€œI Am Not Yoursâ€ by Sara Teasdale: Lost as a snowflake in the sea. It perfectly ...
- Motherhood: Family Ties Poetry Prompt
The bonds of motherhood are strong. From our first glimpse, we gazed into her eyes and she in ours. Childhood passes quickly, and there are days we yearn for those moments when we were young, safely tucked under her armâ€”nurtured, loved, and mothered.
- Dick and Dom are coming to Bristol this week as part of massive Hoo-Ha family festival
Dahlâ€™s timeless collection of hilarious, dastardly and fantastic poetry is brought to life on stage with live ... Festival, the venue is throwing a ginormous shindig for all the family to round things off.Everyoneâ€™s favourite CBeebies presenter and ...
- Inspiration Call: Write A Haiku Poem to this picture
Inspiration Call: Write A Haiku Poem to this picture. Haikuâ€™s are short poems that use sensory language to capture a feeling or image. They are often inspired by an element of nature, seasons a moment of beauty or a poignant experience.
- A Century-Old Poet Looks Back â€” And Fearlessly Forward â€” In 'Purgatory'
He tells NPR's Scott Simon that he started writing poetry first because he wanted to establish his own identity, not simply to be a member of a distinguished family. "At the same time, I wanted to recall some of the events that I was privileged to observe