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- Two international writers visit Youngstown schools
When Ashley Kidd feels upset or sad, she often engages in what for her is the most therapeutic means of dealing with such emotions: writing poetry. â€œTo me, itâ€™s like talking to a friend or a peer,â€ the East High School senior said. â€œItâ€™s a great ...
- He said I wrote about death,
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- Princeton's Lewis Center for the Arts hosting poet Nov. 10
Each is currently working on a novel, a screenplay, translations, or a collection of poems or short stories as a part of a creative thesis for the certificate. Thesis students in the Program in Creative Writing work closely with a member of the faculty ...
- Mmegi Online :: Poetess raises mental health issues through art
â€œI decided to use my art to communicate my problem. I believe that my purpose is to serve my country. My poems communicate a message. That is my purpose. I have overcome my challenges and depression through my talent. As a woman I cannot sit back and ...
- What Researchers Found When They Had a Handwashing Contest
9:15 a.m. This Is What Happens to Your Brain When You Read Poetry A new study explains ... 5/8/2017 at 3:44 p.m. Are People Who Defend Free Speech More Racist? A new study suggests that racist people are eager to embrace unprincipled free-speech defenses ...
- HomePlace: how a cultural hotspot revived Seamus Heaneyâ€™s â€˜Edenâ€™
HomePlace in Bellaghy, where the lauded poet is buried, is about to celebrate its first birthday. Michael Quinn reveals how ... â€œThis is where he returned to time and again in his poems,â€ says Brian McCormick, Heaneyâ€™s nephew and manager of ...
- REMEMBER THE MOON: When prayer is difficult, thought-send words of poetry to comfort a suicidal friend
I said yes, although I donâ€™t like being physically touched when Iâ€™m sad. I understood her need to help ... She disappeared again. Poetry is sometimes referred to as â€œsecular prayer.â€ Its words can be more soothing than spontaneous prayers.
- What's your take on poetry?
The first time I was published, it was a poetry piece in a compilation with other writers. I've frequently thought about doing a book of my work, but I'm not sure. What's the market for this? Does anyone else feel that poetry is becoming a lost art?
- Iran Author Publishes Book of Poetry
It was published by RoseDog Books of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at www.dorrancepressroom.com or our online bookstore at www.rosedogbookstore.com.
- FAMILY Poetry Contest (Winner gets poem made into film)
Deadline March 15th. Submit a poem thatâ€™s about something FAMILY and get it made into a movie. Accepting any poetry in any genre or length thatâ€™s aboutFAMILY in any way. All poems will be posted on this network. Over 95,000 unique visitors a day.
- Four local events planned to celebrate National Poetry Month
April is National Poetry Month, and in celebration there are four local poetry events to participate in and one just to enjoy.
- Poetry of Resistance: Brian Bilstonâ€™s â€˜Refugees,â€™ Illustrated and Reversed
I didnâ€™t find out about Bilston online, but by leafing through the new anthology How Lovely the Ruins, a slim collection of â€œinspirational poems and words for difficult times.â€ How Lovely is not focused on poetry meant for twitter, but is rather more ...
- Words of Solace
she sets out to demonstrate how reading and remembering poetry can provide a kind of salvation. The informing, seismic event of Ms. Bialoskyâ€™s childhood was the sudden death of her father when she was 2 years old. There were subsequent aftershocks ...
- Berks Bard Fest 2017 with poet Ambur Bernhard
Events are free and open to the public ... This year's selection of poets also includes Catherine Rittenhouse Good, frequent winner of the Encore Poetry Contest and award winning poets Elizabeth Bodien, Awilda I. Castro-Suarez and Doug Arnold.
- Soulful poetry fills Jim Jarmuschâ€™s â€˜Patersonâ€™
That modesty is crucial to the poetry of â€œPaterson,â€ which unfolds over seven ... where he hangs with the owner (Barry Shabaka Henley), watches the other African American patrons and stares meaningfully into his beer. While the movie is based on ...