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- Lexington Friends of Council on Aging announce grant program
The Friends of the Lexington Council on Aging is again offering ... creative content from Lexington seniors (aged 60 and older), such as short fiction, essays, poetry, photography and cartoons. The first edition of that publication, named â€œLexington ...
- Cuban Poetry Festival Slams US Blockade and Imperialism
Cuba hosted its First Itinerant Poetry Festival of Our Americas ... dates back to Jose Marti's admiration for Walt Whitman's literary work and the friendship cultivated between Cuban poet Nicholas Guillen and African-American poet Langston Hughes.
- The Poetry of the Visiting Card: Miss Jennie Todt Meets Catherina Gerhard
To continue reading, please see my post today at Tweetspeak Poetry. Top photograph: The visiting card of Miss Jennie Todt found inside Longfellow's Complete Poems.
- Friendship Day is July 30
Henri Nouwen Let your friends at the Detroit Lakes Public Library hook you up ... Every day for the next seven months they pore over classic novels, poems, and works of history. Little by little, Patrick grows into a confident, expressive writer and ...
- Winners of Lonesome Pine literary contests announced
BIG STONE GAP â€” Mountain Empire Community College has announced the winners of the 2017 Lonesome Pine short story and poetry contests. Adult short story winners are Jennifer Mullins (first place), Michael Samerdyke (second) and Pamela Bates (third), all ...
- Muhammad Ali: A Poet In And Out Of The Ring - NPR
NPRMuhammad Ali: A Poet In And Out Of The RingNPRDuring the final segment of the broadcast, O'Shannon turns attention to Ali's poetry, which ranged from light and braggadocious to deeply serious, and Ali recites an original poem about the previous year's Attica prison uprising, where over 1,000 ...and more »
- Frank BÃ¡ez on what it means to be a Dominican writer and poet
Michael Barron features Dominican poet Frank BÃ¡ez and interviews him for Culture Trip, asking him questions about the ideas that inform his work, about Dominican literature and its reception in the U.S., about the on-line poetry journal that BÃ¡ez co ...
- Topeka poet Annette Hope Billings publishes third book
In writing her third book, Topeka author Annette Hope Billings said she thought a lot about being a Kansan. "Just Shy of Stars" features poems about the meaning of home and how Billings searched for pieces of herself as a "brown girl growing up in Kansas."
- Jean Cocteau on Art, Poetry & Creativity
This weekend, Anthology Archivesâ€™ Essential Cinema Repertory series screens, featuring works by French author, artist, and filmmaker Jean Cocteau. During Cocteauâ€™s 50-year career, he became a leader of the avant-garde, tackling the subject of the ...
- Parent sends emotional poem to teacher on child's first day of school
September 11, 2017 - 17:11 BST by Yasmin Harisha A parent has published a very emotional poem on Netmums on her child's first day of school and a teacher has responded - get the tissues ready! Sending your child off to school for the first time can be a ...
- What This Rosh Hashanah Liturgical Poem Means In Trumpâ€™s America
Who by wildfire, and who by hurricane? Who by repeal of their healthcare, and who by unjust pricing of their life-saving medicines? The questions that we ask on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are not theoretical. Theyâ€™ve never been. But perhaps this year ...
- Lost ancient texts recovered and published online through international partnership
Previously unknown classical Greek mythological and medical works, newly discovered classical scientific texts preserved only in Syriac translation, religious writings in extinct languages, an ancient Christian poem describing Old Testament figures in ...
- VIDEO: Woman pens poem after careless driver jailed for killing her grandson Kayden Dunn, 7
Shakeeb Zamir was handed a 12-month prison sentence after his careless driving led to the death of seven-year-old Kayden Dunn. The start of the poem reads: 'Feeling sad, feeling betrayed, the heartache, the pain, day after day. A mother's child taken ...
- How to Wear All White this Summer
I love the exaggerated bow it creates given the intentional length. The fabrication of this Prose and Poetry off-white top is a luxe cotton, which elevates it so you can wear the top day or night. I wore it at night in St. Barths and loved the way it looked.
- Albania's broken men fear prison horrors will be forgotten - 12NewsNow.Com
12NewsNow.ComAlbania's broken men fear prison horrors will be forgotten12NewsNow.ComTheir group of seven friends discussed novels and poetry, but some of the books had apparently been banned as being pro-Western or too pro-Soviet. Though communist, Albania had split with other Communist countries. The club was spied on, denounced ...and more »