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- American Jews: Ahed Tamimi Is Your Issue, Too
Study the Jewish primary sources. Unshroud our 6000-year-old religion from a 60-year-old policy. Wrestle with the grammar and the poetry of Biblical Hebrew to read the assignment of the Prophets. Yonah Lieberman, founder of the IfNotNow organization ...
- Poetry Friday: â€œErasureâ€
At first the poemâ€™s speaker decides that his life is â€œtoo neatly drawn ... But by the final stanza, â€œhere / I amâ€ sounds a note of panic, as the speaker senses death taking him over. Deathâ€™s approach, meanwhile, is marked by repetitions ...
- I want to revive performance poetry in FCT â€“Chukwumerije
With four books to his credit, including the award-winning novel ... But, it seems that not enough attention has been given to his efforts to improve the quality of poetry performance and bringing it to larger and more sophisticated audiences beyond ...
- Teaching Poetry as a Means to Inclusion
Perhaps most important, poetry is the language of seeing beneath the surface. Those whose primary language is not English live their daily lives in vastly different ways from those whose first language is English, but who may live just down the street.
- Itâ€™s Not Unusual: Trump Falls Into Republican Trend, Lacks Inaugural Poet
According to the Atlantic, Donald Trump (for a so-called outsider) isnâ€™t breaking party lines when it comes to poetry. The newly-minted President hasnâ€™t invited a poet to speak at his inauguration, like all of the Republicans who came before.
- Ceremony to mark 50th anniversary of death of poet Patrick Kavanagh
SOME of Ireland's leading writers gathered at the grave of Patrick Kavanagh yesterday to mark the 50th anniversary of the poet's death. Members of the Co Monaghan ... by Luke Kelly of the Dubliners. His poetry became very popular from the late 1950s ...
- Wahconah music students to present 'Fright Night' concerts
DALTON â€” On the heels of Friday the 13th and the Ides of March, comes "Fright Night," two evenings of terrifying music, poetry and shadow puppetry staged by the Wahconah Regional High School Music Department.
- 600 join Earth Hour in Zamboanga
ABOUT 600 people in Zamboanga City took part in Earth Hour, a global call to action to change climate change, last Saturday. The participants, coming from the different sectors and national government agencies, converged at Plaza del Pilar for the hour-long shut down of power, and song and poetry performances.
- Chinese Poet Han Dong Cultivates Dark Humor in â€˜One Night on the Wharfâ€™
I got involved with every aspect of the process including meeting with the investors and the censors,â€ Han said. â€œPoetry had allowed me to be very self-centered, but this involved many people and lots of teamwork. I was a long way out of my comfort ...
- Poetry Reading: RISE AND BE ONE WITH THE SHINE by Gloria D. Gonsalves
Inspiration, motivation, courage and mindfulness. What motivated you to write this poem? I wrote what I felt would encourage anyone experiencing dark times. How long have you been writing poetry? Over 10 years and Iâ€™m still learning every day.
- World News: Poetry and World War I: It Wasnâ€™t Only England
But poetry was the lingua franca of World War I, especially in England; soldiers scribbled verses from the ... Wilson, now an actor and poet, told the crowd that he wasnâ€™t a writer before he served in the 173rd Airborne Brigade in Afghanistan.
- Superior Poetry CafÃ© welcomes Matthew Williams
Bayliss Public Library will host its next Superior Poetry CafÃ© on Tuesday, Mar. 7 at 7 p.m. The featured poet/singer/songwriter Matthew Williams, who was born and raised in Sault Ste. Marie. He started writing music and poetry nine years ago when he first ...
- Indigenous poet Ellen van Neerven subject to online abuse by students after HSC English exam
This isn't about your meme, it's about when children feel licence to drag authors into their ... "[A]sking a poet to analyse their poem for you demonstrates a staggering lack of imagination and critical ability to engage with literature," Mr Sakr wrote ...
- Not Sad Lunch Poem #2
I donâ€™t know how you define extra pickles as two, no cheese as one slice, half melted, or breaded chicken as heart healthy. I only know I love the corner booth on the days she works, the woman with the tongue stud and neck tattoos, whose name I canâ€™t ...
- Badger Clark 2017 entertainment
The Black Hills Western Arts Council is pleased to announce the â€œBadger Clark Cowboy Poetry and Music Gatheringâ€ will celebrate its 20th anniversary in Hot Springs Sept 22 & 23. After 19 years of Americaâ€™s greatest Cowboy entertainment, this yearâ€™s ...