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- Celebrating Black Literature
The crowd watched from tables adorned with books at the Lucy F. Simms Continuing Education Center as the work of several African-American writers and poets converged for the event, which was hosted by Charlottesville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta ...
- What happened to UKIP's Robert Kilroy-Silk, CRAIG BROWN writes - Daily Mail
Daily MailWhat happened to UKIP's Robert Kilroy-Silk, CRAIG BROWN writesDaily MailBut, every now and then, it conveys a melancholy kind of poetry, shedding a sharp, bleak light on the life and thoughts of one of its users. A few days ago, I was plodding my way through Lord Donoughue's newly published political diaries of the Nineties.
- Why do we have Christmas crackers and which jokes are actually funny?
Then, by the end of the 1930s, the love poems were replaced by jokes or limericks. They arenâ€™t usually that funny. In fact, they are almost cringe worthy that even the champion of Dad jokes would avoid. But last year, a list of the finest list of ...
- Blade Runner 2049, Poetry, and Electric Sheep
If you doubt this, consider the abattoir. Ultimately, so much of what we accept on a daily basis is a horror, from the knowledge of what we do to other creatures (both human and animal) to our own deaths hovering somewhere before us. As Nabokovâ€™s poet ...
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- Lost Dark Age Kingdom Discovered in Scotland
Among the kingdoms of Dark Age Britain, Rheged has remained the most elusive. The kingdom and its powerful warrior king, Urien, inspired some of the earliest medieval poetry composed in Britain, by the poet Taliesin. In some Arthurian legends, Urien is ...
- Event aims to break â€˜hush-hushâ€™ nature of mental health, raise awareness for suicide prevention
Laurel Schultz, program director for Communities in Schools of Peninsula This free event will feature local teens sharing their music, poetry, written word pieces and artwork to reach peers and adults in the community. Music, a food truck and informational ...
- An Interview With Jenson Leonard (AKA @CoryInTheAbyss) on Poetry and Memes
Eben Benson: When did you start making memes? Did you start by making older style memes and you've changed it up since then? And has your style changed with time, or is it just the content that changes? Jenson Leonard: I started making memes in 2015.
- Explore Paper Bouquets, Paper Flowers, and more!
Shop for wedding decorations on Etsy, the place to express your creativity through the buying and selling of handmade and vintage goods. Paper flower love Paper Crafts = Hanna Nyman Paper poetry by Stockholm based designer and print designer Hanna Nyman.
- Someday he'll join them: Poets Society head gets tombstone
He hopes it's not anytime soon. Skold, who is moving from Freeport, Maine, to Pennsylvania, has documented the final resting places of hundreds of American poets since he launched the Dead Poets Society in 2008. The society's name was inspired by the 1989 ...
- American Life in Poetry: The Hot Dog Factory (1937)
Grace Cavalieri, who lives in Washington, D.C., has performed a great service for American poetry over the past 40 years with her public radio show, "The Poet and the Poem." She's also a playwright and a fine poet. Here's a "field trip" poem from her book ...
- Podcasts and poetry: The changing face of Latitude Festival
Poetry collective Bang Said The Gun ... Showbiz: Star Wars actor Mark Hamill has said he misses his co-star Carrie Fisher, following her death last year. UK News: Former Manchester United star Rio Ferdinand has paid a touching tribute to his mother ...
- Maya Angelouâ€™s Top 10 Rules For Success
Maya Angelou was a famous African American poet, memoirist and civil rights activist. Sheâ€™d published multiple autobiographies, books of essays, poetry and so much more over a 50 year time frame. And even though she has passed away, her words of wisdom ...
- York Literature Festival / YorkMix poetry competition 2017: Meet the winners
There was a record entry of 1,110 poems, submitted by 471 poets from throughout the UK. Introducing the winning poems, competition judge Antony Dunn joked with the audience about the work involved in selecting winners from a mountain of entries.
- Author Spotlight: Marly Youmans
You are a poet, with two new books of poetry out this year. Where and how does your poetry cross into your prose? Itâ€™s easy for a reader like myself who is not a poet to identify a vivid and lyrical quality to your prose, but is that the whole of it?