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- Winona poet Armstrong to read Tuesday at Blue Heron
Winona poet Jim Armstrong will read from his latest poetry and perform some of the songs he is writing for a grant-funded project about his grandfather at the Blue Heron Coffee House at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7. Armstrong has published poems in Orion ...
- Writer's Block Workshop
End results can be starts of longer stories, flash fiction, and prose poetry. Info: [email protected] Led by published author Heather Fowler.
- Paper sons of paper sons: My immigrant familyâ€™s hidden stories reveal what they risked to come to America
Once we had a family poem, now lost like so much else from the past. My fatherâ€™s recollection of it differs slightly from what Iâ€™ve read about Chinese generational poems, so I donâ€™t know if he misremembered or had lost some detail in translation.
- Elizabeth Alexander
Elizabeth Alexander composed and recited â€œPraise Song for the Dayâ€ for President Barack Obamaâ€™s 2009 inauguration.
- 'Forever Words: The Unknown Poems' by Johnny Cash
A collection of never-before-published poems by Johnny Cash, edited and introduced by Pulitzer-prize winning poet Paul Muldoon with a foreword by John Carter Cash. Illustrated with facsimile reproductions of Cash's own handwritten pages. Since his first ...
- Dr Davinder Singh Jitla reflects his insights through Punjabi poetry
Masood Mallhi has done the hard work of reciting awesome Urdu poetry so that non Urdu speaking people can also enjoy it. Punjabi Sahitak Forum to take Punjabi and History to new heights Promoting Punjabi and History are the two top main objectives of the ...
- 'Your Name' draws modern love film from ancient poem
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A thousand-year-old Japanese poem inspired filmmaker Makoto Shinkai to create ... younger audiences would believe that â€˜maybe there is the one in my life I might have not met yet but hopefully will see tomorrow or in the future ...
- Oscars: 'Jackie's' Composer Scored Film Before Seeing It
Levi, who as Micachu fronts the British alternative act Good Bad Happy Sad, utilized glissandos to place the score ... there was a profound feeling of poetry," he says. "I was so moved by that feeling of tenderness and intimacy. That was my way in: What ...
- The U.S. poet laureate on what America should be reading right now
Here he talks about what he sees his role as U.S. poet laureate, and gives advice on what poems to read in these turbulent political times. Find some of his work in the digital library of the Academy of American Poets. Q: Is this a good time to be a poet?
- THEATER BECOMES POETRY IN ROGUE'S "HOUSE OF POMEGRANATES"
â€œThe Happy Princeâ€ is an allegorical fairy tale set in a more traditional Europe of an earlier time when an ordinary bird and the statue of a popular hero develop a lasting friendship ... scenes are as much like poetry as theater.
- BA Teen Killed In Collision Saves 7 Lives Through Organ Donation
Rain Bo Gates would've celebrated her sweet 16th birthday this May. Her family said she loved to draw, write poetry and wanted to change the world for the better, and in a twist of fate, through her death, she did exactly that. She gave her heart to a ...
- Air Supply to bring epic rock ballads to McPAC
Graham Russell was â€” and still is â€” a voracious reader. He fell in love with romantic poetry at a young age, and read just about anything he could get his hands on. â€œI got into all the poets â€” those things that kids donâ€™t usually get into - and ...
- 9 ways to fire up your childâ€™s imagination
â€œYou can look anything up any time but it ends the thought process. Guessing about what actually might be true or not is fun, and itâ€™s a great exercise for kids.â€ Poems by favorites like Shel Silverstein, Jack Prelutsky and classic Dr. Seuss can be a ...
- Five protest poets all demonstrators should read
Back in the liberal-compared-to-now days of the Ronald Reagan administration, a rapper named Brother D released a single that asked the question: â€œHow we gonna make the black nation rise ... Here are five poets every protester should read.
- The erotic songs lost in translation
â€œIf you donâ€™t live in France, Iâ€™m not sure people quite understand the beauty of his poems. Variations sur Marilou is the most erotic poem you could have. But I donâ€™t think they understand.â€ Gainsbourg himself had always known that English ...