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- 6 Films Celebrating the American (It Was All A) Dream
Thatâ€™s the American Dream, and it has a grand cinematic tradition ... That might leave you shaking your head like you just attended your first all-white poetry slam, but the thematic disillusionment with false promises and expectations, as well as ...
- Women Scientists at NASA in January 1959 via NASA http://go.nasa.gov/2lZ2OMQ
Life Light Love Peace Beauty Wisdom Balance Understanding Imagination Consciousness Bliss Truth Poetry New Community Future World Doorways Windows Through Time Nexus Space Golden Silver Sapphire Amethyst Diamond Soul Dreams Fractal Mandala Star Gateway ...
- National Poetry Month Day 24: Bianca Lynne Spriggs
Affrilachian Poet and Cave Canem Fellow Bianca Lynne Spriggs is a writer and multidisciplinary artist from Lexington, Kentucky. Currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Kentucky, she holds degrees from Transylvania University and the University ...
- Meet Omar Offendum, the rapper who blends hip-hop with Arabic poetry
JEDDAH: Meet Omar Offendum, the rapper, poet and modern-day activist using his voice as his shield and armor. The Syrian-American father, husband and hip-hop enthusiast was born in Saudi Arabia, but raised in Washington, DC. Offendum uses his talent to ...
- Dark Depression - Poem by Pieter van Wyk
Am I just a toy that you play around with? Am I your rag doll in which stick your pins and needles? You hurt me. You create irreprable damage. I weep in the darkness of the shaddow you cast over me. I hunger for my spot in the light, but you won't let me.
- â€œPoetry of Darknessâ€ at AFD
Rashedul Huda's 4th solo painting exhibition titled â€œPoetry of Darknessâ€ opened at La Galerie, Alliance FranÃ§aise de Dhaka (AFD) recently. Eminent artist Monirul Islam inaugurated the exhibition as chief guest while renowned artist Bonizul Haque ...
- Catch Murray Lachlan Youngâ€™s How Freakinâ€™ Zeitgeist Are You? At Battersea Power Station
A delightful and satirical romp into the bizarre facets of fame, fashion, people, politics, a mild erotic folk ballad and the space-time continuum. This is unique stand up poetry/spoken word performance, from one of the very best in the business.
- Summer Poems - The Muse By The Sea With Molly Larson Cook
Hot town! Summer in the city! Itâ€™s a great time to rouse your poetry Muse and celebrate the season as so many poets before have done. Weâ€™ll take a look at some of those poetic tributes to summer and consider what it is about this season that inspires ...
- The end is one poetâ€™s beginning
All of these appear later in the book, though they normally are found in separate poems. â€œI wanted to braid together a lot of things but not force them all together, just put lots of layers right next to each other,â€ Partridge said. â€œFor example ...
- Poetry and dance engage Bristol schools at Black History event
Pupils from Bristol schools visited the University of Bristol for a series of themed activities marking Black History Month and celebrating diversity. On 17 October, Year 10 students from across the city enjoyed an opportunity to engage with poetry and ...
- Victor Adewale: My Life of Photography, Poetry and Music
Victor Adewale is a photographer whose works are documentary-based. In this chat with Tosin Clegg, he talks about photography, among other things I have always enjoyed photography from a tender age because my dad used to have a small film camera.
- reality of my sadness
i have an unexplainable sadness hovering over me lately and people ask how i can be so sad when everything is good and perfect and i tell everyone that i don't know because that is the honest truth. im not sad because things aren't going my way or im ...
- Kaia Katerâ€™s music is beautiful proof that banjos arenâ€™t just for hillbillies and the Confederacy
I think singing so many songs about trumpets heralding the arrival of death [has] committed me to not being a lightweight in my writing, to not shy away from those concepts and to embrace the gothic nature of Southern poetry and Southern writing.
- JFK Turns 100
scrappy Catholic kid growing up in a Kennedy worshipping family. Here, she reads us her complicated ode to the Kennedys in a An American Poem.
- The 16th Street Mall Poet
It could be for clothes, shoes a new book â€“ or simply to meet up with friends. At the corner of Wynkoop and 16th Streets thereâ€™s a man who heads to the mall five days a week to write poems for people. He calls it â€˜on-demand poetryâ€™.