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- Colin Craig's poem lawsuit back in court
The poem was written to Mr Craig's former press secretary ... mistakes five-year-old's black widow spider bite for bruise When Kristine Donovan noticed a dark mark on the back of her five-year-old daughterâ€™s leg, she never thought it would be a ...
- Dereck Allbee Publishes Poem Collection in â€˜If I Only Knew!â€™
Straight-to-the-point new poetry book deals with struggles in life which are made clear. (PRWeb April 12, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/IfIOnlyKnew/DereckAllbee/prweb12648008.htm
- Entertainment Calendar: Things to do in Metro Detroit
The award-winning, all-teen Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit use poetry, dance and music to tell this emotion-filled story. 10 a.m. Thurs., 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 4 p.m. Sun. (also May 18-21). $25, $20 seniors, $15 students with ID. 5200 Woodward, Detroit.
- BHSU to offer new online grad courses
The courses include: â€¢ Contemporary Poetry and Poetics taught by Courtney Huse Wika ... assistant professor of history at BHSU from June 6 to July 28 â€¢ Gothic British Literature taught by Martin Fashbaugh, assistant professor of English at BHSU ...
- Meet Gwendolyn Brooks, The First African-American To Win Pulitzer
A towering figure in the field of 20th-century poetry is the late Gwendolyn Brooks, who touched millions of all races with her eloquence. The first African American to win a Pulitzer Prize, she remains one of the most influential poets of modern times.
- Two Poets Walk Into a Bookstore
Millayâ€™s publisher had requested an ad with the headline â€œImmortal Poetry,â€ but a typesetterâ€™s error rendered it â€œImmoral Poetryâ€ instead. â€œI regret to say that I think the error was to their advantage,â€ The Timesâ€™s publisher, Adolph S.
- Students show â€˜talent' in Poetry Slam in Hollywood
The City of Hollywood African American Advisory Council named three high school students winners of the Talented 10th Poetry Slam, an event held in celebration of Black History Month. Erika Demetrius and Nicholas Jentszch of Hollywood Hills High School and ...
- â€˜The greatest drug fiends in the worldâ€™: An American opioid crisis â€” in 1908
English poets romanticized the recreational use of the drug ... Historians say it wasnâ€™t until after the American Civil War that the use and abuse of opiates spread widely across the United States. Some of the first addicts were morphine-dependent ...
- Poetra Asantewa on what poetry means to her
Ghanaian Spoken Word artiste Poetra Asantewa had a chat with the folks at The Authenticity Project (TAP) about her career. Asantewa spoke about what poetry means to her, quitting her job as a Network and Systems Administrator to pursue writing and poetry ...
- Which Robot-proof Jobs Should My Kids Major In?
As a parent with young kids, I wonder which fields they will go into ... And I doubt humans are ready to embrace a society where all we do is strum lyres and recite poetry, like in a strange Star Trek episode (that inevitably turns dystopian).
- Web coolness: Dolly Partonâ€™s childrenâ€™s album, Lyftâ€™s big news for parents, the library we all want in our towns
The value of children memorizing poetry. Turns out Charlie Bucket was originally written as Black. Fantastic tip to fix one of the biggest challenges with Instagram Stories. One hilarious way to make you want to use your Instant Pot more often.
- Contemporary Erotic Romance Feature and Interview: Sonnet Coupled by Roxanne D. Howard @roxannedhoward
Roxanne D. Howard is a U.S. Army veteran who has a bachelorâ€™s degree in Psychology and English. She loves to read poetry, classical literature, and Stephen King. Also, she is an avid Star Wars fan, musical theater nut, and marine biology geek.
- VCFA announces judges for 2018 Vermont Book Award
Bianca Stone is a poet and visual artist. Sheâ€™s the author of the poetry collections â€œThe Mobius Strip Club of Grief,â€ forthcoming in February 2018, and â€œSomeone Elseâ€™s Wedding Vows.â€ She runs the Ruth Stone Foundation in Vermont and New York.
- Taylor Swift Explains Her Disappearance in Heartbreaking Poem
she fell apart / Cracked her bones on the pavement she once decorated / As a child with sidewalk chalk," Swift writes in her poem. "When she crashed, her clothes disintegrated and blew away / With the winds that took all of her fair-weather friends."
- An Alternative Version Of Hannah Baker's '13 Reasons Why' Death Scene Exists
One of the most powerful, contentious moments in 13 Reasons Why is Hannah Baker's startlingly graphic death scene, which has drawn both ... Tommy Dorfman, who plays Hannah's poetry club friend-turned-foe Ryan, told Seventeen.com that an alternative ...