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- Weâ€™re Out: Black Americans Leaving the Country Before Trump Takes Office
I had fallen asleep, and heard my friends whispering, 'Who's going to wake her up and ... he earns enough for much-appreciated down time to write poetry, finish his book, and explore. "The European lifestyle is much more relaxed and less centered around ...
- Poetry for the Apocalypse
Inspired by some clips of poems I've read in the holiday card threads, I'm looking for more poems to read in dark political times. Now that trump is the president-elect, what poems are giving you hope, perspective, or just a sense of camaraderie with the poet?
- Writer James Welch Google doodle honors author of the Native American novel â€˜Fools Crowâ€™
Welchâ€™s work included four other novels, â€œWinter in the Blood,â€ â€œThe Death of Jim Loney,â€ â€œThe Indian Lawyer ... and the Fate of the Plains Indians,â€ and three books of poetry. At age 62, Welch died from a heart attack while at home ...
- W.R.I.T.E. Poetryâ€™s Through the Looking Glass: A History that Repeats
On Saturday (Feb. 11), W.R.I.T.E Poetry Club hosted their event â€œThrough the Looking Glass: A History that Repeats.â€ The production was held in the Bucknall Theater and was co-sponsored by Delta Phi Epsilon. The Liturgical Praise Dance Team and Mime ...
- Widows use haiku to overcome grief - WatertownDailyTimes.com
Widows use haiku to overcome griefWatertownDailyTimes.comâ€œ'When I look, I'll see my reflection.' Let me find my peace and my happiness. I don't want you to have to do that for me.â€ She wasn't embarrassed to try writing poetry, she said. And she doesn't mind who reads it, whether that audience is one or one ...
- The Artist at Seventeen, poem by Jackie Chou (ME, AT 17 Poetry and Prose Series)
So here it isâ€¦ ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Jackie Chou studied Creative Writing at USC. She writes poetry in an attempt to construct meaning out of everyday experiences, to defy ordinary perceptions, and as an alternative to â€œrantingâ€ to friends on Facebook.
- An inaugural poem of protest
My fellow children of exile And lightning ... Milosz says, Beautiful and very young, meaning recent, Are poetry and philo-sophia, meaning science, Her ally in the service of the good . ... Their enemies, he wrote, have delivered Themselves to destruction.
- IUP hosts 12th Poetry Out Loud competition
Admission is free of charge, and the public is encouraged to attend ... The competitors for this regional poetry contest will have a chance to advance to the state competition, which in turn will lead to the national competition, rewarding its winners ...
- Nothing In Her Eyes: A Poem On The Life Of The â€˜Normal Girlâ€™
This poem is about that girl, who has faced atrocities among her own people. Family who lies and displays a fake assurance, that everything is as it should be. Yes, showing her that no other way of life exists and if it does, it comes under atrocity.
- World Poetry Day: Did you know PM Narendra Modi is a poet? Here's where you can read his poems
Delhi: On the occasion of World Poetry Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated all poets for their efforts to popularise the "splendid medium of expression: He said, "Poetry is at the heart of the oral tradition, giving voice to ...
- Poetry Reading Sunday at JCC of LBI
Sunday, July 31 poet Richard Morgan will present work from his fifth book, Sea Glass Windows, at the Jewish Community Center of LBI in Spray Beach. Morgan will share his poetry and take questions and commentary from the audience after each poem is read.
- The best Irish language fiction and non-fiction books of 2016
Their stories are often sad, sometimes tragic but occasionally very funny ... were a bit predictable. No room here for poetry, but the 500-page bilingual Leabhar na hAthghabhÃ¡la â€“ Poems of Repossession, edited by Louis de Paor (ClÃ³ Iar-Chonnacht ...
- Ishion Hutchinson on his poetry and the inspiration of Lee 'Scratch' Perry
I think poets would say if they werenâ€™t writing they would be ... Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Paste and African American Review.
- THE FANTASTICKS Opens Tonight at the Mesa Arts Center
At the heart of its breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication is a purity ... THE FANTASTICKS is a funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, and their two fathers who try to keep them apart. The narrator, El Gallo, asks the audience ...
- BARBARA MCMICHAEL | A trio of new poetry volumes
"Whirlwind @ Lesbos" features the poetry of press co-founder Risa Denenberg. Many of these pieces are glimpses back in time â€” 40 or 50 years ago â€” recalling the erotic relish of young womanhood. But Denenberg also reflects on the life chapters that ...