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- blk/wooomen revolution: Orbiting Sonia Sanchez, Alice Walker and Elizabeth Alexander
When PBS begins airing the documentary BaddDDD [i] about the life of Sonia Sanchez, it is the middle of the semester, my sixth wedding anniversary is just ... â€œTo Anitaâ€, a poem for her daughter and for the masses of black women at war with themselves ...
- UK-need some laughs to combat Brexit? Some rude poems to helpâ€¦
Youâ€™ll love my new book, Mischieverse. Itâ€™s potty-mouthed, entertaining and very funny. Hereâ€™s what some of the pre-reviewers saidâ€¦ (and I didnâ€™t bribe themâ€¦) This wonderful book gave me many laugh-out-loud moments. So many observations that ...
- Science and Poetry
So much of science consists of things we can never see: light â€œwavesâ€ and charged â€œparticlesâ€; magnetic â€œfieldsâ€ and gravitational â€œforcesâ€; quantum â€œjumpsâ€ and electron â€œorbits.â€ In fact, none of these phenomena is literally what ...
- AMERICAN LIFE IN POETRY: A keeper found under the bushes - The Missoulian
The MissoulianAMERICAN LIFE IN POETRY: A keeper found under the bushesThe MissoulianThis past autumn, pruning a big lilac bush, I found a snakeskin that some bird had woven into its nest. Here's a poem about another find from Stephen Behrendt, who lives and teaches in Nebraska. His most recent book is "Refractions" from Shechem Press.
- Heer Damodar â€“ Muzaffar Ghaffaarâ€™s translation rivals the superb original
(i) He is President of Lahore Arts Forum, which is arguably the most active cultural organisation in Pakistan (2400+ programmes held). (ii) He has devised and taught a History & Heritage programme and another entitled Poetry and the Sufi Tradition.
- Five Writers who Rock my World.
His poetry strikes deep into our core ... These are my favorite writers of the moment. They have proved not only inspirational in my creative life, but also enlightening.
- Poetry Fridays: Spring Pools
The total sky almost without defect, And like the flowers beside them, chill and shiver, Will like the flowers beside them soon be gone, And yet not out by any brook or river, But up by roots to bring dark foliage on.
- Youth, Literary and Art Forum forum kicks off in Oman
The Youth Literary and Art Forum includes a series of literary, cultural and artistic sessions in the fields of poetry, short story and drama, as well as presentation of working papers and discussion sessions in the field of Omani literature.
- Great War poet Wilfred Owen commemorated on 100th anniversary of Edinburgh trip
It is there he met anti-war poet Siegfried Sassoon, who would become a close friend and have a massive effect on his work. Peter Owen, the nephew of Wilfred Owen and ambassador of the Wilfred Owen Association, said: "Wilfred Owen's poetry has influenced ...
- Berkeley Symphony Performs Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13, 5/4
Guest conductor Christian Reif will lead Berkeley Symphony in ... is Shostakovich's magnificent stand against anti-Semitism, including settings of poems by Yevgeny Yevtushenko. The composer is reported to have told one interviewer: "It would be good ...
- Itâ€™s Poetry Month: Side Effects May Include A Respite From All That News
Editor's note: April is National Poetry Month! We hope you enjoy this pause from our analyses of the pressing issues of the day â€” a reminder of the power and beauty of verse at a time when we just might need it most.
- Here Is All The Dope On Virat Kohli And Anushka Sharma's Grand Mumbai Reception
Their wedding planner Devika Narain had revealed that both Virushka had gifted anthology of Rumi poems as wedding return gifts. She went on to add, Instagram/Virat and Anushka Fan Clubs â€œAnushka and Virat are extremely spiritual people, I donâ€™t know ...
- 48HOURS IN... HARLEM to Reimagine Baldwin & Sanchez Works at National Black Theatre
Playwrights will re-imagine short stories and poems from renown writers James Baldwin and Sonia ... There will be two performances at 7pm and 9:30pm at the National Black Theatre. Participating artists' details are below. Tickets will go on sale July ...
- Hereâ€™s the line of poetry Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says best describes the future
When he isnâ€™t reimagining Microsoftâ€™s culture and direction, Satya Nadella is a man of many varied interests, from cricket to poetry. At the 2017 GeekWire Summit, The Microsoft CEO was asked to cite a poem or line that he thought best described the ...
- Storyville: Activities to Feed Your Dark Creative Soul Around Halloween
Share your dark visions with the world ... Place inside that container a favorite book, or maybe a poem, a toy you no longer play with, and a picture of yourself. Write a short note to the future world, and warn it of the things youâ€™ve seen, reminding ...