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- Midwest Writing Center announced as Three Degree recipient for August
Since its establishment, the Midwest Writing Center has nurtured events including the annually-held Mississippi Valley Poetry Contest, Susan K. Collins Chapbook Contest, Great River Writers Retreat, Poetry Residency and Childrenâ€™s Literature Festival.
- Flowering in the trenches
The great poems of this phase are sometimes criticised for being too ... Celery was found to grow well in the dark of the trench itself. Between assaults and battery, soldiers were bored, especially in camps behind the lines. In 1917 the shattered remains ...
- Chiwan Choi at March Whisky & Poetry Salon
We have been extolling Kim Ohanneson and Karolyn Kiiselâ€™s Whisky & Poetry Salon since we first attended in January 2014. Now into its fourth year, W&PS is going strong. We love Chiwan Choi! We love him and weâ€™re so lucky to book him as our feature ...
- A poetâ€™s life, in letters
In the fall of 1967, when Hecht arrived in Rochester to help continue that tradition, he was already a well-regarded poet. Then, the following spring, he won the Pulitzer Prize for his second book of poetry, The Hard Hours. Whereas the Pulitzer might have ...
- â€˜My poems are my autobiographyâ€™
Prathibha came from a family that was well educated ... it could just be said â€“ man or woman, poetry or otherwise. So what then does feminism mean to Prathibha, who was seen as harbinger of modernity, with an ultra, urban sensibility?
- 15 Books Poet Rupi Kaur Thinks You Should Add To Your Bookshelf
Rupi Kaur is a Canadian poet best known for her book of poetry and prose Milk and Honey. She combines illustration and words to create powerful poetry filled with pain and longing, acceptance and triumph. Throughout her career, Rupi Kaur has come across ...
- Homeless Girl, poem by Sera Waters (ME, AT 17 Poetry and Prose Series)
IMAGE: â€œAlley Catâ€ by Rachel Christine Nowicki. Prints available at fineartamerica.com. NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR: My creative process was to simply step back into the shoes of the young person I was using memory and imagery as well as true life encounters ...
- Serena Williams responds to racist remarks about her unborn child with Maya Angelou poem
Serena Williams has responded to comments made by a male tennis player about her and her unborn child, calling Romanian tennis player Ilie Nastase â€œracistâ€ and â€œsexistâ€. Nastase, 70, was once the worldâ€™s first No. 1 ranked male tennis player.
- 115 Years: A Place for Poets
Brancusi revisited and the Arensberg Brancusis,â€ by Georges Duthuit, October 1954 How not to begin an article on American [outsider artists] in painting: You donâ€™t begin speaking about Giotto and Fra Angelico or even Bosch, but of a cat with a bird in ...
- The Modern Blues Mission of Ruthie Foster - The Independent Weekly
The Independent WeeklyThe Modern Blues Mission of Ruthie FosterThe Independent WeeklyBut her righteous soul a decade later on The Phenomenal Ruthie Foster got her on the main line, snapping heads around with her interpretation of Son House's "People Grinnin' in Your Face" and her gorgeous transformation of a Maya Angelou poem. Foster ...
- The Woman To Insult Me. - Poem by Oualid Alamghouz
She and she, , I talked about you to my friends and everyone but I protected you. I did not say your name.for, at the end you are my sister. Anyway I fight with people and at the end we go to a cafe and drink a cup of tea.
- Celebrating the Prophetâ€™s birthday is an innovation
These poems and prose are excessively commendatory and exceed the ... or out of their wish to glorify him, celebrate the Prophetâ€™s birthday. This is despite the fact that there is controversy among the scholars regarding the exact date of his birth.
- A Beautiful Child Grows Up: Queer Poet Alex Dimitrov on His Latest Book
He recommended the location as a nod to Truman Capote's essay "A Beautiful Child,â€ which he references in one of his new poems in his forthcoming book, Together and By Ourselves, titled "Night Call.â€ The essay is about a day Capote spent with his ...
- Akshay Kumar partners with Pro Kabaddi League team Bengal Warriors
Akshay Kumar's birthday poem for daughter Nitara is cute, funky and funny! Akshay Kumar offers help to ailing producer of his first film Producer of Akshay Kumar's first film is dying
- Is Sign Compatibility BS or Essential?
You need something to balance the energy. If you're an emotional watery sign and you attract another, there's a good possibility you'll drown in a pool of tears and sad poetry together. So in general, a good rule: an air sign with an earth. A fire with a ...