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- Read Poetry: Forever Yours, by Richard Huntly
Even on the days that perhaps you didnâ€™t feel your best, I came first, forever yours. Feeding me, healing me, teaching me, how can I be anything else, forever yours. When I began writing my own life chapters, lest we forget, I am still forever yours.
- Magdalene: Poems
Erotic, spirited, and searching for meaning, she is a woman striving to be the subject of her own life, fully human and alive to the sacred in the mortal world.
- In search of sweet violets | Garden column
The early Christian writers referred to the Virgin Mary as the Violet of Humility. Shakespeare as well as the romantic and Victorian poets boasted of an intimacy with this plant. Byron tells of its color and fragrance: My disappointment was keen when I ...
- Woven Words: A collection of women poetry released
Recognising that weaving is the exclusive domain of women in Naga society, the introduction to the book â€œWoven Wordsâ€, a collection of womenâ€™s poetry, highlights that the bold colours and intricate patterns of cloths Naga women weave are not meant ...
- Words and Music
An early sentence about a graveyard is 104 words. Itâ€™s typical Green, unfolding like a prose poem that pushes grammatical convention to its limits: For, climbing around and up these trees of mourning, was rose after rose, while, here and there ...
- Chinese Landscapes at the Met: If Those Mountains Could Talk
Tangâ€™s landscape, gnarly, dark and Gothic, catches the coupletâ€™s depressive tread ... like recently heard news. No more poetry, or, not much. Here the image of nature is a political tool: a survey map, a surveillance device, a deed of ownership.
- Surprised by Hull: Larkin reaches his most lyrically romantic in poetry depicting his adopted hometown
Poets have a habit of turning up when least expected. If ever I pass cattle crowded at a gate, Iâ€™m likely to hear Seamus Heaney herding them with raised ash plant. Should I have to catch the London Underground, I may well find myself travelling with a ...
- Halifax County author publishes E-Book of poetry
Though he has been published several times before in newspapers, magazines and poem anthologies, local poet and author David Douglas Irby published the poetry book on July 3. This work is his first solo publishing effort. Irby has received numerous ...
- CSUCI Choirâ€™s winter concert celebrates poetry and songs of the British Isles
Performances are free, but donations are appreciated. The performance will interweave poetry readings and musical selections from the Medieval era to the 20th Century. â€œWords alone are expressive, but combined with music goes to a much deeper level ...
- Poetry Soup, and other North African Creatives to Watch
They also host a monthly slam poetry event. Art Solution (featured above): Art solution ... He is particularly interested in the idea of death of the subject of consumption. Zineb Benjelloun: A Moroccan artist, illustrator and documentary filmmaker.
- Rudyard Kiplingâ€™s Little-Known Poem on New Yearâ€™s Resolutions
Enamul Karim introduces the second printing of Kiplingâ€™s poem â€œNew Yearâ€™s Resolutions,â€ arguing ... In the first stanza, for instance, he details those â€œneighborsâ€ he sees unfit to love as himself, thus allowing himself to keep detesting ...
- Cheryl Pearson: Poet Interview
I was so stimulated by it, and I got excited by the poems all over again. It helped that I had a brilliant editor in Sharon Black. It was a gift to work with someone with such a good ear and keen eye, and almost all of her suggestions were exactly what the ...
- Lovesick Poetry Contest: Compose a Barf Bag Poem, Win Free Airfare
Valentineâ€™s Day is over this year, but that doesnâ€™t mean you have to abandon all those schmaltzy melodramatic poems youâ€™d silently composed ... the airline expects at least 250,000 couples to take a romantic mini-vacation this spring.
- Detroit native ForchÃ© wins one of literary world's richest prizes
including finishing her memoir, ForchÃ© says itâ€™s not all bad being considered one of the paupers of the literary world. â€œPoets resist commodification,â€ she says. â€œYouâ€™re not paid to write poetry, which is wonderful. Youâ€™re absolutely free.â€
- 14 Magical Urdu Words Are More Beautiful Than Poetry And Should Be Used In Our Daily Conversations
Urdu is a fascinating language, and many of its words are mutually intelligible with Hindi. The language is extensively used in Bollywood movies and songs, and inevitably brings out brings out the hidden shaayar in all of us. We love to use it to ...