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- Sonnets for Christ the King, Joseph Charles Mackenzie: Review
Certainly, I regard the ability to construct a sonnet of beauty as second only to writing epic poetry in the canon of English literature. We have, then, Sonnets for Christ the King by Joseph Charles Mackenzie, a name familiar to readers of The Society of ...
- Bluffton creative writing group sets poetry reading
BLUFFTON â€” In recognition of April as National Poetry Month, the Bluffton Creative Writers Group will sponsor a poetry reading, titled â€œVox Pop â€” Voice of the People,â€ on the main floor of the Bluffton Public Library on April 6. Sign-in for readers ...
- Fritz Wetherbee: Old Poem, Manchester
LOVE POEM.THIS WEEK, I CAME ACROSS A POEMBY JOHN F HOLMES.IT IS KIND OF -- IT IS A LOVELYTHANKSGIVING POEM.IT DOES IS GOOD TO SIT AROUNDWITH FRIENDS WE USED TO KNOW ANDTELL ABOUT THE THINGS WE DID INDAYS OF LONG AGO WHEN WE WEREYOUNG.TO SPECULATE UPON THE ...
- Hella Hella Serious, Dire Truth Telling with Poet Morgan Parker
â€œA lot of my friends here thought my middle name was Apple,â€ she says ... Weâ€™re there to talk about her second collection of poetry, There Are More Beautiful Things than BeyoncÃ©, out from Tin House this month, and we do. We talk about a whole ...
- Dickinson Poetry Series Features Mike Orlock
He won the Wisconsin Writers Association â€œJade Ringâ€ award in 2014 in the Free Verse category, and was awarded the MUSE prize for poetry from the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets in 2016. He is a member of the Unabridged poetry group in Door County.
- When reading a book was a group activity
Women, who very often found themselves omitted from public performances, quickly took to them in the home, entertaining friends and family with tales and poems while they knitted ... â€œembattledâ€ bookcases, gothic bookcases, not to mention library ...
- â€˜Bhakti poets were masters of poetry on desireâ€™
While writing this book, I was reading the Indian bhakti poets and Sanskrit poets like Amaru (in translation) just as much as I was reading American and English poets like Bishop, Gluck, Lowell, Brock-Broido, Graham, Auden, and Larkin (to name just a few).
- Excerpt: A Surprised Queenhood in the New Black Sun: The Life & Legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks
Poetry associate Nancy Galbraithâ€”not only brilliant and knowledgeable ... Excerpted from A Surprised Queenhood in the New Black Sun: The Life & Legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks (Beacon Press, 2017). On Sale May 30th, 2017. Reprinted with Permission from ...
- Lay Down Your Spears and Tweets â€“ A Poem for Haftarah Vayishlach by Rick Lupert
I think itâ€™s time we lay down our spears and tweets and tricky bowls of soup. I think itâ€™s time we got the family back together for a festive meal. Hereâ€™s to tents without walls. Hereâ€™s to earth without borders.
- Daily Service
A space for spiritual reflection with a bible reading, prayer and a range of Christian music. Theme: The Poetry of Christmas - On the Feast of Stephen Led by: Canon Stephen Shipley Good King Wenceslas (Trad.) The Infant King (Basque Noel). Welcome Yule ...
- An Open Letter to Christians Who Are Against Homosexuality, From a Homosexual Christian
Though there is more to personal identity than our sexuality, who we love is an essential part of our being. Ask any Christian who has a partner if loving that person is one of the most significant aspects of their life. Theyâ€™ll likely say ...
- Family publishes poetry of murdered trans woman Andrea Waddell
A collection of poetry by Andrea Waddell, a trans woman who was murdered in Brighton in October 2009, has been published with the support of her family. Sounds of the Soul: Adventures in Time by Andrea Waddell deals with the enthusiasms and complications ...
- Childrenâ€™s book reviews: Exotic pets and beating gender stereotypes
These children should be dead long before they meet the titular ... It feels both timeless and fresh, like the best poetry. One for young readers to drink up.
- American Life in Poetry: Doing Dishes
Lois Parker Edstrom, a retired nurse, lives on Whidbey Island, off the coast of Washington, and her 2016 book Night Beyond Black, from MoonPath Press, has many accessible and moving poems. Here's just one example.
- Forever Young - The Undefeated
The UndefeatedForever YoungThe UndefeatedNobody doesn't love Nia Long. The fact that she's been relevant all this time, and is still â€” still! â€” slaying on magazine covers like this 2010 Monarch cover, this 2011 Ebony cover and this 2012 Essence cover even when she isn't promoting a project ...and more »