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- Sam Shepard, dead at age 73, was a new kind of artist
"In True West," ''Buried Child" and other groundbreaking plays, Shepard's characters spoke with a rugged poetry and raw introspection rarely heard from out of men and women from the American West. Like William Faulkner writing about the American South ...
- Free therapy through the spoken word: PoetFlow gathers momentum in Ogden
Johnstun found solace in poetry. â€œI honestly feel like it saved my life,â€ she said. In September of 2015, Johnstun contacted The Lighthouse Lounge owners Sue Wilkerson and Tommy Clark and asked if she could hold a weekly spoken word poetry event.
- Voices of Bettering American Poetry Volume 2 â€” Ariana Brown
What have you been reading, watching, or listening to lately? What new or emerging writer do you want the world to know about? Who would you love to collaborate with? Iâ€™ve been reading a lot of teen fictionâ€”the stuff I was into as a young girl.
- Disability Awareness Month Schedule Features Poetry Slam Champion, Highlights Accommodation and Action
On Tuesday, Oct. 31, a Forum for Inclusion and Understanding ... PHOTO CAPTION: College National Poetry Slam champion Neil Hilborn will visit Ferris State University as one of the presenters during Disability Awareness Month, this October.
- Tucson Comedy, Poetry and Theater Feb. 1-9.
Suzanne Hesh: Cursive â€” University of Arizona Poetry Center, 1508 E ... The Fantasticks â€” Cabaret Theatre at the Temple for Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave. Romantic fable about a boy, a girl, their two fathers and a love that grows with each season.
- GENERATIONAL GOD: a wild goose poem
[I wrote this poem on a Friday afternoon, laying in my tent looking up at the trees through the screen door to the Smoky Mountains surrounding the campsite. I wrote it as I listened to my children playing with Legos beside me, as I remembered that through ...
- Friends and family remember woman murdered in Hermitage
Friends and family of Olivia Gonzalez gathered at a vigil Monday Evening to remember her life, and the impression she left on them. Those closest to her spoke, read poems, and even sang at the vigil, but didn't want the events of February 6th to be how she ...
- How Bullwinkle Taught Kids Sophisticated Political Satire
Other features included â€œBullwinkleâ€™s Corner,â€ an over-enunciated poetry reading, and â€œMr. Know-It-All ... his yearsâ€™ long yeomanâ€™s work on radio mystery shows, â€œI Love Lucy,â€ and â€œBurns and Allen.â€ Finally, the showâ€™s format ...
- Why winter is the perfect time for poetry
a poem by South African poet Koleka Putuma, it felt to me like that burden weighed nothing at all. Her poetry makes me feel angry and vulnerable, which can be good things, even when theyâ€™re not exactly welcome. Everything is subjective, of course.
- Seminars on Classic Poets Saâ€™di, Petrarch
â€œSaâ€™di and Petrarch are two masters of romantic and lyric poetry,â€ said writer, biographer and literary researcher Ali Asghar Mohammadkhani who is cultural and international deputy at Book City Institute. Source of Inspiration â€œSaâ€™di excels ...
- Poetry contest winners
Suchot Sunday is the first-place winner of the 2014 poetry writing contest sponsored by the Winnipeg Free Press and the Writersâ€™ Collective of Manitoba. Here on the lakeshore, A rusted chunk of hull, half eaten away, coughed up after decades in the muddy ...
- 5 Brooklyn spaces to hide from capitalism on Black Friday
On Black Friday, this mentality comes to a head ... Get sloopy, bust out the brass, the night mayor cometh, stretch your brain cells, become crispy, flow like poetry, and more ways to maximize your week.
- The Langley School celebrates 75th anniversary
Fourth-grade students made a giant birthday card highlighting what the school was like ... Middle School language arts students wrote limericks in tribute to the school, studied poems with a â€œ75â€ theme, and wrote a class poem about Langleyâ€™s 75 ...
- Batson 'firefighter cowboy' laid to rest
We all know the first -- Copenhagen. He tried to quit dipping a number of times but never could." Gotti then read a couple of cowboy poems -- "Take Care of Your Friends" by Baxter Black and "Cowboy Way" by Catherine Devine. Friend and fellow firefighter T ...
- Batavia girl writes poetry book for animal shelter
BATAVIA â€” After working with his granddaughter Ella Bromsted last year to produce â€œChanging Seasons and the Circle of Lifeâ€ â€” a book of poems and matching art â€” to support Crossroads House; Jim Morasco had another project in mind. Morasco, the ...