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- Poetry Out Loud competition returns to Burlington High School
Poetry, for high school students, may not be the easiest subject matter, or the most glamorous. But for some, it offers beauty and expression, a creative outlet. Burlington High School attempts to tap into an appreciation of the art with its annual Poetry ...
- â€˜Mrs. Fangâ€™ Review: An Unflinching Docu-Portrait Of Death
The wilful anti-poetry of the unscored images ... We never learn what she did, who she loved, what made her laugh. Instead, as death settles on her like dusk â€” so incrementally that her deterioration seems to have no stages, just relentless, seamless ...
- Grand Forks locals celebrate former famous ND poet on his 100th birthday
McGrath is best remembered for his epic poem "Letter to an Imaginary Friend." On Sunday night "North Dakota Quarterly" and the UND Writers Conference will honor McGrath by hosting a get-together at Rhombus Guys Brewery in Grand Fork. They'll be reciting ...
- Saghar Siddiqui: An unsung genius of Pakistan â€“ by Tariq Ali
Young Akhtar was much impressed by Habib Hassan, and he got interested in Urdu poetry because of him. Siddiqui started writing poetry as a child. He moved to Amritsar (Punjab), in search of work and used to make wooden combs while writing Urdu poetry.
- Red Room Poetry Object exhibition at Corrimal's Big Fat Smile gallery
The Acers were surprised then to learn their eight-year-old son had entered a free national poetry competition. Surprise turned to jubilation when the Shell Cove Public School studentâ€™s poem â€˜Totem Cupâ€™ was highly commended and included in the Red ...
- Radnor Student Wins Delco Poetry Contest
Radnor Township School District students continue to shine and student poet Georgia Henderson is one of the latest to make headlines. WAYNE, PA â€“ Radnor Township School District truly has some stellar students in its buildings. Recently we shared ...
- Poetry or Prose: Why Not Both?
Calliope June, who prefers to go by Calli, lives with Tourette syndrome, which makes her make funny faces, clap her hands, stomp her feet, and do any number of things. Sheâ€™s moved into a new town where she wants to fit in, and her neighbor seems like a ...
- Wagga's Suzie Petts adds poetry slam champion to list of achievements
Suzie Petts, who has fronted quirky campaigns to bring a Krispy Kreme Donut store to the city, as well as calling for Arnotts to dump its Orange Slice biscuits from the shelf, won the final Raw Roar Poetry Slam for the year with a moving piece that gripped ...
- Unreading a Poem
I was upset. I rushed through the rest of the poems in the book, slammed it shut, and stood up. I regret reading it because I know Iâ€™ll never forget it. I donâ€™t want to think about children being given away or men who would rent a child as a sexual slave.
- Best Illustrations of Edgar Allan Poeâ€™s THE RAVEN
from modern to romantic, surreal to macabre, each puts their own spin on the story, adding new meaning and intonation. Looking at the range of interpretations underscores just how influential and important The Raven is as a piece of poetry. In fact ...
- Want a Sneak Peak of the Stupey Cabin?
FREE to attend. The Stupey Cabin is entering the last ... or some aspect of its history or the people connected to it. Highland Park Poetry offers a cash prize contest ($25/1st Place, $15/2nd Place, $10/3rd Place). The DEADLINE is September 7.
- Incarcerated Teens Find Their Voices
â€œItâ€™s like the last moment that you can catch them,â€ said Hugh Wilson, a volunteer and founder of the Hugh Henry Sarah Poetry Foundation, during a tour given to TAPinto New Brunswick this morning, Jan. 18. In an effort to straighten out these teens ...
- Dr. Keith Ablow: Seventeen ways to improve your life in 2017
The step in the direction of your childhood dream can be very modest â€” signing up for a symposium on poetry, scheduling a single drum lesson ... might be the one that makes you feel profoundly sad or powerless or guilty or ashamed.
- â€œNeither Flesh nor Fleshlessâ€
The line, â€œNeither flesh nor fleshless,â€ is from T.S. Eliotâ€™s poem â€œBurnt Norton ... The painting, â€œUntitledâ€ (1955) is included in the exhibition, Mark Rothko: Dark Palette at Pace (November 4, 2016 â€“ January 7, 2017).
- For a Lively and Whimsical Poetry Collection
Idle Pursuits also reveals the importance of poetry, as Kirkbride says "it is a strong part ... In addition, she is currently writing the upcoming novel series, Mr. Austenâ€“â€“a romantic comedy about a firefighter turned romance writer.