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- Best poetry for kids
Question: Can you captivate a room of twenty-one squirmy first graders with a poetry reading? Answer: You betcha, baby! Last week, in honor of it being National Poetry Month, I had the delightful pleasure of reading a selection of poems to my daughterâ€™s ...
- Writing in from the cold with landscapes
She will read from her latest book of poems, Cold Songs, at Prairie Lights ... a landscape in which all you see are the dark trees and the white snow.â€ In addition to this, the idea of cold and the danger and beauty associated with it are important.
- Review: Christian Sands in Discovery Artist at the KC Jazz Club
Jazz pianist Christian Sands appeared at the KC Jazz Club last Friday ... which organizes a host of writing and performance workshops, plus Mementos: Poetry and Performance for Seniors, a yearly literature-in-performance Fringe Festival show, as well ...
- News Poetry: A Dream Ends
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- 'To Hear the Forest Sing' by Margaret Dulaney and more in this week's spiritual book roundup
What pulses through these prayer poems, besides an abiding knowledge of grief coupled ... Barbara Mahanyâ€™s latest book, â€œMotherprayer: Lessons in Loving,â€ was published in 2017.
- Analysis of Poem "Tulips" by Sylvia Plath
His poems are published online and in print ... the emotional baggage attached to things and people, in particular the family. How odd that the smiling husband and child are seen as little hooks, suggestive of painful attachment. And the intense imagery ...
- Urban poet Fred aims to form a poetry group
â€œChildren will love it despite the sad ending,â€ he said. He is entering an imaginative set piece about walls for a Poetry Society competition and would like to form a reading/writing poetry group called Stanza in Trafford.
- Theater, music and art returns after the storm
Poetry in New Smyrna Beach The Hub on Canal ... Children must be accompanied by an adult for the free event. For information, go to moartdeland.org. Celebrate six months until St. Patrick's Day Fletcher's Irish Pub, 393 W. Granada Blvd.
- Teens find a connection in Forward's 'I and You'
Gundersonâ€™s â€œI and Youâ€ â€“ which does indeed feature teens wrestling with Whitman â€“ is among ... â€œLeaves of Grass,â€ Anthony channels Whitman urging us to love everyone (and read poetry). Does that make Anthony (and, by extension, Whitman ...
- The Politics of Revenge
This is a synaesthesia-based poem, featuring the poetry of art; with the poetic use of colours; a conceptual basis on which to explore emotion. This can also be seen in the motif of food; that layers this poem, with the sensory imager; in the verses ...
- Theater, music, dance on the Tucson arts docket
Teodoro â€œTedâ€ Ramirez and Belinda Gail will croon cowboy tunes and recite cowboy poetry. Any chance we get to hear Nick Gallardo sing, we take it. Heâ€™ll be doing a concert, â€œFrom Valens to Valli,â€ at the Gaslight Theatre on April 3. Itâ€™s hard ...
- Even Through This I Will Love You
The kind of person who always wants to do the best for those they love. â€œI bought this on a whim to read as I was resting for the night, and I do not regret it one bit! Everything about the poetry in this book is amazing, heart breaking, and soul searching.
- I Got Drunk and Ended Up in Kansas City with Father John Misty - Cultured Vultures (blog)
Cultured Vultures (blog)I Got Drunk and Ended Up in Kansas City with Father John MistyCultured Vultures (blog)Not having realized it at the time, my subconscious' grand scheme in purchasing an extra ticket was to invite Rachel, a three-day fling I'd had the summer before in San Francisco that had cost me my friendship with a girl named Jenny. Despite not ...
- First stirrings for newly published Maynooth poet
â€œI think the problem with Irish publishers is that they want everybody to be like ... Welts, by John Doyle â€œAt the time around 1997, 1998, I was sending stuff to Poetry Ireland, which is like a 45 year old walking out of the pub, pissed drunk and ...
- Shout Out: Natasha Trethewey, Englist professor and prize-winning poet
... Best American Poetry 2017. Q: Do you have any quirky writing habits? A: My habit is always to read before I write. I like to sit down with some prose I like. It opens in me and lets me be in conversations and respond to other works that are out there.