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- The heart of darkness that still beats within our 24-hour cities
Baldwin, in his remarkable onomatopoeic prose poem, refers to the audible nocturnal activities of, among other things, â€œgrouting and spinning, baking and brewingâ€. It reminds us, too, that we were once fearful of the night, and of the people who ...
- Poems for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
In honor of the Jewish new year â€“ Rosh Hashanah â€“ and the upcoming day of atonement â€“ Yom Kippur â€“ host Marcela reads poems on these themes by some of Israelâ€™s most exciting poets. She reads â€œOrigin of the Worldâ€ by the controversial and ...
- A Pirate Critic | Review of Beyond the Blurb by Daniel Green â€” Jeff Bursey
â€œTo the extent that the kind of focus on the â€˜literaryâ€™ qualities of poetry and fiction ... on her work in a fruitful way as Green examines her theory of writing as erotic and containing a â€œâ€˜sensuous surface.â€™â€ From the following Sontag ...
- Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco to present Poetry Workshop
Poet Richard Blanco will be featured at the annual Lincoln Arts Festival Poetry Workshop on Saturday, Sept. 9 at St. Columbaâ€™s Episcopal Church, Emery Lane, Boothbay Harbor. The number of participants is limited to 20. Enrollment for Maine poets (year ...
- Review: '1917: Stories and Poems From the Russian Revolution,' selected by Boris Dralyuk.
Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of one of the 20th century's seismic events comes an anthology of writing, both poetry and prose, that was penned as a real-time response to the unfolding drama. "1917: Stories and Poems From the Russian Revolution ...
- Che Guevaraâ€™s son, poet Omar Perez, comes to Seoul
Poet Omar Perez, the son of the late Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara, visited Korea to attend the Seoul International Literature Forum on Tuesday ... Perez received Cubaâ€™s Nicolas Guillen Prize for Poetry and the National Criticsâ€™ Prize.
- Poet Sara Holbrook Says She Canâ€™t Answer The STAAR Questions About Her Own Poems
In Texas, we have a standardized testing system known as the STAAR Test. For the public school system, teachers spend the entire year teaching the topics found on this test with the goal of getting each student a passing grade. Over the years, there has ...
- The Big Read: The final year and awful death of Gisborne schoolgirl Reiha McLelland
... we serve death or does death serve us?' The exchanges quickly became informal - she called him "Sammy Boy" and "Big Boy" while he called her "Darling" and "Reihahaha". The advice from Back strayed from coursework to poetry, to the familiar and personal.
- softly speaking â€¦ and other poems by readers
LAST WEDNESDAYâ€™S WRITING PROMPT: When people canâ€™t speak-up and speak-out, they can give â€œvoiceâ€ to their frustrations in odd ways. What kinds of strange rebellions have you observed? Tell us about that experience in poem or prose.
- Niagara People: The teacher who dances on desks
I did a little tap dance with a straw hat and I used my pointer stick as a cane. They loved it.â€ That performance grew into a poetry book he wrote upon retirement called â€œMy Teacher Dances on Desks.â€ It was among the many poetry books he has written ...
- For Later: Stephen Burt, visiting poet
Permissible and not mad to add two poetry books by Stephen Burt, The Poem is You and Belmont, to the For Later Shelf this week because Iâ€™m giddying up to see them at a WORD event at Scorpio Books on Thursday 26th January at 6pm. Good poet (at least I ...
- Donald Trump is my muse - Macleans.ca
Macleans.caDonald Trump is my museMacleans.caLiterature, sculpture, painting, printmaking, fashion, poetry: all are feeling the call to respond to the unctuous, bumptious, presumptuous presumptive Republican presidential nominee. In almost every case, the response has been outraged and outrageous ...
- Dr Stefanie Burri finds Pakistan interesting and beautiful
beautiful landscapes and poetry. To a question, she said that her favourite city in the world is Swiss capital Bern. She also said she likes Lahore due to its heritage. She told Daily Times that her favourite novel is Hermann Hesse's Siddhartha.
- High school junior Zion Williamson's vicious dunks continue to be poetry in (slow) motion
Hereâ€™s Williamson throwing down a vicious dunk in slow motion against Northside Christian Academy on Saturday. You will notice a defender attempting to block Williamsonâ€™s dunk and failing miserably â€” he doesnâ€™t even get close to the ball:
- Poet in Winter: Max Blagg Offers His Homage to the Solstice in Tribeca Park
(His just published book, â€œSlow Dazzle,â€ is a compendium of poems and essays written in collaboration with prominent artists.) â€œBeautiful!â€ Diaz said of the work. Blaggâ€™s face brightened when he saw a familiar figure crossing the park.