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- Love, Ecstasy, Infinity: Mark Morrisâ€™s â€˜Layla and Majnunâ€™
it tells of an impossible young love that leads to the loversâ€™ untimely deaths. But Layla and Majnunâ€™s longing is never consummated. They pine for each other, over many years and long distances. Majnun becomes a hermit, composes poetry and goes mad ...
- Wasting the Milk in the Summer â€“ Poetry Review
Thatâ€™s what great poetry can do. Sara Saleh is an Arab-Australian human ... They echo our own thoughts and help us understand our own reactions to the daily dozes of cruelty and brutality we witness on our screens and along our borders.
- Mmegi Online :: Motlhaolosa Poetry ensemble to launch debut album
The event will feature poets and poetry clubs as well as prominent people from Botswana and South Africa. The pre-launch will attract media from different countries including SABC and Namibian radio stations. Motlhaolosa Poetry Ensemble hopes to raise ...
- Girl on Fire
L.A. Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman writes her own ticket to success By Emily Barnett Westchesterâ€™s Amanda Gorman isnâ€™t your typical 17-year-old. A junior at New Roads High School in Santa Monica, she doesnâ€™t use Facebook or Instagram or evenâ€¦
- Late Tamil poet Inqulabâ€™s family declines Sahitya Akademi Award
but the family of late Tamil poet Inqulab has decided not to accept the award. Inqulab, who was born as Shahul Hameed, won the Sahitya Akademi Award in Tamil for his collection of poems titled Kaandhal Naatkal. â€œMy father was not running behind any award.
- Castlemaine exhibition celebrates childrenâ€™s literature
The illustrations that capture imaginations and help bring books to life are being celebrated through an exhibition in the lead up to the Castlemaine Childrenâ€™s Literature Festival. Story Island: An Adventure in Pictures is on show in the foyer of the ...
- Exit 9: Poetry and black history, the 99 Attributez way
Exit 9: Poetry and black history, the 99 Attributez way 99 Attributez imparts a daily history lesson on their Kemetik Kandy calendar Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://on.app.com/2suRZG6
- Conversation with Julia Paul
The troubadour was selected one year by contest, and the following year they selected a poet laureate. We have extended our terms. When I am ready to turn my term over, I will. I am involved with the Greater Hartford chapter of the Connecticut Poetry Society.
- Nyinahin: Forum educates communities on effects of child labour
He said aside the practice endangering the life of the children as they are made to do works meant for adults, it also retarded the progress and development of the communities. The day was also marked by poetry recitals and drama performed by the various ...
- Valley Hawks, Fighting Poets, others â€” who will replace Lord Jeff?
AMHERST â€” Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost and other famed artists who lived and worked in town could represent the athletic program at Amherst College as the â€œfighting poets ... germ warfare to wipe out American Indian tribes. The collegeâ€™s mascot ...
- Paintings and poetry
Kevin Wesaquate says he hopes to set an example and inspire others to pick up a pen or a paintbrush and bring their work to an audience. The Saskatoon-based spoken word artist performed at the Prince Albert Multicultural Council on Friday night at the ...
- A bookstore in Delhi has its own history
Having joined the family business 36 years ago, he says: â€œThe poetry and elegance of the written word fascinated me even as a kid.â€ Sitting amidst a massive variety of books including international bestsellers, Bahri reminiscences: â€œI began visiting ...
- 30 Days of Poetry Love- Sarah Kay
Happy day sixteen of National Poetry Month! Todayâ€™s poet is Sarah Kay. Iâ€™ve been a fan of hers since I saw a video of her reciting her poem â€œThe Type.â€ Here she is on TED Talks, reciting her poem â€œIf I Should Have a Daughter.â€
- Slam Poet Aranya Johar Performs â€œA Brown Girlâ€™s Guide to Beautyâ€
The 18-year-old is based in Mumbai and performs her boundary-breaking poems all over her city â€” and on YouTube to endless accolades from her TK subscribers. Aranya has been sharing her work for years now; this spring, her video on gender discrimination ...
- Honouring the Poet: Opening Heartâ€™s Avenues
We shall focus on a few of his poems in his Heartâ€™s Avenues :II. For our poet, the poet, like Abraham, drinks flames and unravels â€œmysteries of twisted destinies.â€ Indeed it is poets who can peep into the dark depths we contain and read the scripture ...