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- Norwegians upcycle Trump speeches into poetry collection
A Norwegian publisher who has released a collection of Donald Trumpâ€™s speeches repurposed as poetry says that the new book shows a different side to the US President. "I know words... I have the best words," Donald Trump once said in his superlative way.
- Inglenook Library holding youth poetry slam Friday April 21 as part of National Poetry Month
Inglenook Library also hosted a youth open mic during Black History Month in February ... "I wanted to expose children to different forms of poetry and give them a platform to express themselves," Williams said. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT BPL For ...
- Christian musician Josiah Williams works to find his niche
His early background in percussion lent him an ear for 808-style drum beats, and his dalliances in spoken word and slam poetry in his high school years established a base-level comprehension in lyricism and flow. The Christian aspects werenâ€™t immediately ...
- Teaching the Poetry of Prayer
From the ELI TALKS explanation: â€œWeâ€™ve taught our children how to prayâ€“weâ€™ve taught them fluency, weâ€™ve taught them Hebrew literacy, weâ€™ve taught them how to navigate the siddur. But Hillel Broder worries that this is not enough.â€
- The Rothsteinism Poem Anthology
If youâ€™ve been on social media at all today, your feeds have likely been filled with poetry both romantic and not. Being a big fan of self gratification online, I decided to join in on the fun with one of our favorite topics: Rothsteinisms.
- OWU professor releases fifth book
Romantic, Modern, and Contemporary eras) and in multiple genres (including poetry and song). â€œThe book highlights rhymeâ€™s complexity, suggesting new avenues for research and new methodologies,â€ said Caplan, who joined the Ohio Wesleyan faculty in 2000.
- Britten and MacNeice's Dark Tower: recreating a visionary radio landmark
These questions are at the heart of his radio play The Dark Tower. Inspired by Robert Browningâ€™s poem Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came, itâ€™s a parable on the timeless theme of the quest, and it became a landmark in radio drama. MacNeice was a ...
- Peter Twal Named Winner of 2018 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize
The poems are written in sonnet form while at the same time bucking convention. Our Earliest Tattoos was chosen by Etel Adnan series editors Hayan Charara and Fady Joudah. Joudah said of the book, â€œPeter Twal's poetic energy combines the absurd with the ...
- Celebrating 20 years of Black poetry and Cave Canem on Father's Day - The Philadelphia Tribune
Celebrating 20 years of Black poetry and Cave Canem on Father's DayThe Philadelphia TribuneCave Canem was founded in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1996 to nurture Black poetry, which has often been undervalued, overlooked or stereotyped in the literary world, advocates say. Hayes, a former faculty member, and fellow poet Dawn Lundy Martin are ...
- Murdered daughter's poem discovery in notebook
Shandee Blackburn penned a poem about death in the months before she was murdered in a frenzied stabbing attack. The heart-wrenching poem was discovered by her mother Vicki, two-and-a-half years after the 23-year-old was killed. Shandee was walking home ...
- Cold comfort: Biopic sheds little light on Dickinson
She speaks of nature, religion and death with depth and verve ... Stylistically this flops. Poetry hits the ear differently than dialogue. When you hear people talk like this, it comes off as stagey and unnatural. This creates a barrier to appreciating ...
- Departing U.S. poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera looks forward to next bend in â€˜The Roadâ€™
How does the United States poet laureate react when he looks for the first time at printed sheet music set to one of his poems? Juan Felipe Herrera, sitting at Fresnoâ€™s La Boulangerie bakery after contentedly scarfing down a pastry, points at the notes ...
- Poetic scope: UNTâ€™s Bruce Bond combs through his workfor a compilation accented with new pieces
Bond's poetry investigates the real and unreal, probes the chasm between life and death, and considers a faith that both animates earth and sometimes promises heaven. In Bond's poetry, paradise isn't lost so much as it is a messy, live thing that you can ...
- The Darkness Inside - Poem by Sarah Louise Persson
Transfixed in dark conflict but too shy to speak, A child lost inside where the adult resides, She must master her feelings to free her grown mind, To harness emotions, so often she cried.
- Friend of My Youth by Amit Chaudhuri â€” Ã la recherche
Friend of My Youth, Amit Chaudhuriâ€™s brief seventh novel ... But Chaudhuri is a literary critic as well as a novelist and a poet â€” and by presenting himself as a character in his own novel, he allows himself a fictional characterâ€™s freedom.