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- Gold Medal Poetry Award Winner
She won a gold medal for her poetry, now she is heading to New York to accept her award, but she needs help getting there.14-year-old Akilah Toney talks about her poems, this great honor and her Kickstarter campaign.
- Yorktown Names Poet Laureate
â€œMonths later, I found out I finished fourth in this contest.â€ McMullen only won $25 for his efforts, but he had a newfound love of poetry. â€œPoetry is an interesting ... please request a FREE subscription to Yorktown News by clicking on the following ...
- The Museum of the American Revolution
Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral by Phillis ... Her engraved portrait was drawn by African American artist Scipio Moorhead of Boston. This copy of the book is on loan to the Museum of the American Revolution by Dr. Marion T.
- Sharon Olds
See this master of contemporary free verse read in conjunction with the announcement of the 2017 N.C. State Poetry Contest winners, and let her remind you of the sacred, sexy specimen you are. â€”Kendra Langdon Juskus
- Open mic poetry night planned Feb. 6 in Richland
An open mic night featuring poetry, prose and creative musings is planned Feb. 6 in Richland. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. at Paper Street Brewing Co., 701 The Parkway. People are invited to read aloud their own work or bring work for others to read.
- Poetry by the bay
this poetry is rooted in the locales and experiences of a seasoned and highly observant traveler. "Ophidia," written for and about three friends with whom Greenberg cycled over the continental divide, is grounded in a sweltering place where "the day meted ...
- Poetry Sunday: Sandra M. Gilbert
1:40 Poetry by Sandra M. Gilbert Sandra M ... and the author or editor of numerous critical books and articles. Lauren Wolk reads her poem "On Why I Will Never Retire with You to Tampa." In honor of Veterans Day, Gregory Williams reads World War ...
- Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen combines poems and visual arts in Lancaster exhibit
â€œEkphrastic Poems With Art,â€ an exhibit pairing artists with poets, debuted May 5 and continues through the end of the month. Attendees may vote for their favorite poem; the winning poet will win $200. The exhibit features members of the Chester County ...
- 'Bearded Lady' Harnaam Kaur On Why 'Self-Love Is So Powerful, It Could Stop War'
The 26-year-old, nicknamed The Bearded Lady, was diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome after she began to develop facial hair in her teens. Sheâ€™s spent ... songs and poems on the theme of self-love. â€œWe all have a purpose in life and I believe ...
- Who Is Jackie Hill-Perry? Lecture By â€˜Ex-Gayâ€™ Christian Poet Sparks LGBT Protest at Harvard
A year later she met her husband, fellow Christian spoken word poet Preston Perry. The couple have one son named Eden. Poems including "My Life As a Stud" recount her experiences with her faith and sexual identity. Commenting on Caitlyn Jennerâ€™s ...
- Poem of the week: Words Were Changing by Miller Oberman
and this was not one. Concern with the integral art of naming often surfaces in the poems in The Unstill Ones, Miller Obermanâ€™s first collection. In fact, words may be among the possible categories suggested by that evocative adjective â€œunstillâ€.
- Chinmayi Tripathi Is Reviving Poetry Through Contemporary Music â€“ Watch Video
The poems ranging from the inspirational Jaag Tujhko Dur Jana by Mahadevi Verma to Pagal Nalla, based on a folk tale by Harivansh Rai Bachchan. â€œThe criteria for choosing the songs were mainly the lyrics. For instance, Pattwar by Shiv Mangal Suman is so ...
- Bards & Brews spoken word poetry event to be at Cahaba Brewing Co. on Friday
South, Building C, Birmingham, AL 35222 DETAILS: Musical performance by The Matchcoats at 6:30 p.m., poetry begins at 7 p.m. Beer will ... the highest quality library service to our citizens for life-long learning, cultural enrichment, and enjoyment.
- A chaplain designed a way for ICU patients to request prayers, poetry and a hand to hold
Together they drew up -- quite literally -- the first spiritual care board. "Chaplains, we often talk about four basic 'flavors' of feelings: mad, sad, glad and 'afrad' -- or afraid," Berning said. "We laid it out in those columns and tried to make it very
- Poets digest first 100 days of Trump's term at Myopic Books
based in northwest Indiana and dedicated to publishing politically-oriented poetry. The goal of Locofo Chaps was to publish a chapbook for each of the first 100 days of Trump's term, and that each chapbook would be mailed to the White House. The number of ...