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- LARB Radio Hour: Iranian Poet Moshen Emadi / Angels Gate Curator Martabel Wasserman
A lover of Whitman and other great American poets, Emadi reflects on the tragedy that when he leaves the country the current President would ban him from returning to the Land of the Free. Then local artist, publisher, and activist Martabel Wasserman joins ...
- British schoolgirlâ€™s haiku earns first place in Japanese poetry contest
The girlâ€™s got rhythm? Gracie Starkey has won a prestigious poetry competition in Japan and become something of a celebrity in the country. The British teenager beat over 18,000 entries to scoop first place in the English haiku category. Having beaten ...
- 10 African Wedding Traditions You Never Knew About By L.A.Osakwe
Most weddings are happy events but some can be very sad as with those women who are promised to a suitor ... tribal prayer for blessings from the ancestors. The elder explains in poetry form, that he has seen a beautiful flower in the house and wants ...
- Festival to celebrate the best of South Asian poetry in Delhi
Earlier, many newspapers used to have Sunday magazine sections, which also carried poetry. Unfortunately, that space has gone away. Major publishers of literary books such as HarperCollins, Rupa and Penguin and many others give little space to poetry books.â€
- How My Son Got My FULL Attention On Motherâ€™s Day
Each masterpiece reminds me how blessed I am to be a mom whoâ€™s loved by kids and has kids to love. While my heart was all aflutter reading the opening act of my teens poem a decade ago, he injected a bit of realness in the second stanza: Ah, the stern card.
- How does a poet turn Tintin and Snowy (and beetroot) into clever, searing verse?
where he attempted many novels/novellas/plays/erotica/short stories and poems, most of which were unfinished and unsatisfactory. When did Rajendran decide that poetry was his calling? â€œThe realisation, if it could be called that, didnâ€™t happen overnight.
- Book review: The Eighth â€“ Stephanie M. Wytovich
Itâ€™s the first time Iâ€™ve read anything by Stephanie M. Wytovich. I am well aware of her poetry work. It is much-lauded by people I respect within the genre and although Iâ€™m not a poetry reader per se I think it might be time that I give it a go ...
- Betts to visit for pair of events
He was caught and sentenced to nine years in an adult prison. The anthology "The Black Poets," which he read while in solitary confinement, changed his life. Betts earned his GED in prison and started writing. On Jan. 16 at 7 p.m., he'll share his ...
- Ted Kooser's 'American Life in Poetry' (Aug. 6)
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- Rutina Wesley Shares A Poem Honoring The Late Nelsan Ellis, Cast of â€˜True Bloodâ€™ Share Tributes
We later learned from his family that the hard failure was onset by alcohol withdrawal making the his death that much more of a difficult ... She shared a beautiful poem with Entertainment Tonight which reads: â€œHe was a lover, he loved everything which ...
- Dom Flemons And The Black Cowboy Song
And next week he performs at the annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko. Flemons is also the host of the American Songster Radio Podcast, which is a production of North Carolina Public Radio/WUNC. Dom Flemons, North Carolina-based musician
- This Teen Tweeted Photos of What Actually Goes On in Gender Neutral Bathrooms and It's Magical
For Emile, the access to public bathrooms of choice are a necessary right for this country. "Personally, I think gender-neutral bathrooms are a necessity," she told Buzzfeed. "Everyone deserves the right to exist in a public space."
- Ashley Judd read the "Nasty Women" poem at the Women's March and it will give you chills
She wrote the poem after watching the debate ... and it was everywhere. HelloGiggles is a positive online community for women (although men are always welcome!) covering the latest in beauty, fashion, lifestyle, female empowerment, culture, relationships ...
- 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
- Ripped from the headlines: The 12 best & worst inspirations for â€˜Law & Order: SVUâ€™
He resurfaces in present-day Manhattan, repeating his crimes of the past â€” creepy taunting poems and anagrams included ... Shades of Greyâ€ when you have â€œTwenty-Five Acts,â€ an erotic novel that â€” according to the literary savants of the ...