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- A Laidback and Lovely Rainy Day Wedding
We also had our own wedding blog in ours to keep everyone up to date when ... The couple chose two readings which included â€˜I carry your heartâ€™ by EE Cummings, Nikkiâ€™s favourite poem. The readings also included an an extract from Captain Corelli ...
- 20 Free Writing Contests with Cash Prizes
The contest has visual arts and writing categories. Submit a prose or poetry piece (or a prose and poetry piece ... Plus, we'll send more companies as we find and review them. All in our free email magazine. We're dedicated to helping freelance writers ...
- Book Review: Memoir explores poet Amal Donkol and cultural life of his era
The only poet whose poetry was heard in the square during the 2011 revolution ... at the National Cancer Institute where Donkol spent the last three months of his life. The book reveals much that has not been told about the cultural circles in the 1970s ...
- Venturing beyond our daily mien
We can relate to her poetic expressions that speak to our shared experiences as Bowen Islanders and to a world beyond our daily mien. Jude Nealeâ€™s volumes of poetry can be found at the Phoenix, at Amazon.ca, and at http://judeneale.ca
- Adam Zagajewski's Letters of Loss
In his 1983 poem â€œTo Go to Lvov,â€ first published in Zeszyty Literackie ... What does it mean that we celebrate the birthday of Mozart and the â€œliberationâ€ of Auschwitz on the same day? (He hesitates to use the word â€œliberation,â€ which implies ...
- Young Writers' Contest: Senior Poetry
Lying on my kitchen floor. Sober and conscious. Thinking of nothing. Scarred arms snap like twigs, plunge into bile. Reel back. Pray for it to stop. Talk to me. Eyes sewn shut. Count sheep. Stomach acid blends with alcohol. Hollow as a knot in a tree.
- Poetry Out Loud finals set for Cheyenne
Each school champion will recite three poems. The state champion will receive $200 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., to compete at the National Finals. The state championâ€™s school will receive a $500 stipend for the purchase of poetry books.
- Book Notes - Matthew Zapruder "Why Poetry"
My feelings about the songs I love and their creators are inextricable from the experiences that make up my life. Why Poetry is an amalgam of autobiography, inquiry, analysis, and polemic. I set out originally to write a book about poetry, and not about my ...
- Keep your kids busy for the Winter Recess with activities at OCPL
Children ages 5 and up can build and race mini bobsleds and try indoor ice skating in their socks. For more information, call 315-435-5326. Beauchamp Branch Library, 2111 S. Salina St. Beauchamp Branch Library will have a creative poetry workshop for ages ...
- Artist Jeremy Bach allows peek into doodles, poetic musings
Bach sad he hopes â€œStudio Daysâ€ can be a book that people come ... Bach said he has also read bits and pieces of the poem during poetry readings, but you will never see the full, finished poem anywhere else. â€œItâ€™s a little treat,â€ Bach said.
- The poetry of Youngstown
Her motherâ€™s side owned a laundry in Niles. Her fatherâ€™s family operated a motel at the Turnpike exit in North Lima. Etched in her mind, those stories became the fuel for her acclaimed new book of poetry, â€œLine Study of a Motel Clerkâ€ (Baobab Press).
- The Johannesburg Review of Books Makes Its Debut Today
To that end, we will publish reviews, essays, poetry, short fiction and photographs in a single issue each month (subscribe here), plus a regular sampling of African literary life on our blog. Beyond that, itâ€™s no exaggeration to say that we also want to ...
- 149th death anniversary of Mirza Asadullah Ghalib observed
He was one of the best Urdu poets who led a drastic revolution in Urdu poetry with his words. Ghalib felt so much proud of his Persian poetry but his Urdu poetry like "Ghazals" are also much famous. He started composing poetry at the age of 11. His first ...
- Just A Song Sunday: Starting the Idea of Songwriting
We've started in all different places - some already write poems, so songwriting is an easy transfer for those clients. Others are completely intimidated with the idea of writing a song. There are just too many things to think about in the process.
- In search of Mirza Ghalib
He was supposed to have been a wonderful Urdu poet, someone who was feted for his shaayari. Since my proclivities at that age had less to do with high falutin poetry and more to do with games, the serial was of no consequence to me. It was only in college ...