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- Conversations with Friends (Hardcover)
At a local poetry performance one night ... it gives way to a strange intimacy, and Frances's friendship with Bobbi begins to fracture. As Frances tries to keep her life in check, her relationships increasingly resist her control: with Nick, with her ...
- A poem that â€˜purifiesâ€™ air by removing nitrogen oxide to be auctioned off in UK
The poem by award-winning writer Simon Armitage, Professor of Poetry at the University of Sheffieldâ€™s School of English, has been transformed into 12 limited edition artworks that are being auctioned to raise funds for the British Lung Foundation on May 9.
- Fairfax residents discuss â€˜Whatâ€™s Making our Children Sick?,â€™ other author events
Feb. 18: Michelle Perro and Vincanne Adams discuss â€œWhatâ€™s Making Our Children Sick?â€ 2 p.m. San Rafael Public ... marinpoetrycenter.org. Feb. 15: Marin Poetry Center presents John Murillo and Cave Canem. 7:30 p.m. San Anselmo Council Chambers ...
- Willies, ghillies and horny Highlanders: Scottish Gaelic writing has a filthy past
Poems in praise of penises were part of a vibrant if often anonymous body of erotic verse that burgeoned between the 16th and 18th centuries. It perhaps peaked with 18th-century poet Alasdair Mac Mhaighstir Alasdair (Alexander MacDonald). The greatest ...
- Famous After Dark Poems | Examples of Famous After Dark Poetry
These are examples of famous After Dark poems written by famous poets. PoetrySoup is a great resource of famous After Dark poems about After Dark. These examples illustrate what famous After Dark poems looks like and its form.
- On Bullets Into Bells: Poets and Citizens Respond to Gun Violence
We are thankful Powellâ€™s has given us this forum; we are saddened that just a few weeks ago ... We expect to face a common question at most of those events: â€œWhat can poetry do to help end gun violence?â€ Our hope is that the poems and statements ...
- POEM: 'We often must take leaps of faith'
Mindfulness may be a door To vastness of both earth and sky The little bits that make up life Between when we are born and die. â€¢ JAN AND JOHN HAIGIS, of Darby, Pa., perform 18th- and 19th-century musical living history. â€¢ TO SUBMIT POEMS, mail your ...
- 'The Big Red Book of Modern Chinese Literature' Opens Doors Hitherto Closed to Us
Thereâ€™s not too much in the way flesh on the bones, however. This is, at heart, an anthology, and yet its 600 pages are dwarfed by similar collections concerning the Romantic poets, or 20th Century American literature, or pieces from other sources.
- JWoww's Hubby Roger Mathews Shares the Sweetest Valentine's Day Poem to Their Daughter
The former reality TV star took to Instagram on Wednesday, Feb. 14 to share a funny but touching poem for his No. 1 Valentine â€” his three-year-old daughter Meilani! Watch the video above to see Roger's heartfelt message to his baby girl on Valentine's Day!
- Analysis of Poem Snow by David Berman
Andrew has a keen interest in all aspects of poetry and writes extensively on the subject. His poems are published online and in print. Snow is a poem that focuses on the interaction between two brothers out for a walk through a field of snow. It contains ...
- Oasis in East Oakland - Curbed
CurbedOasis in East OaklandCurbed"We started the teen program, and some of those women came in off the streets. ... Maya Angelou stopped by the school and read poetry to the students on two separate occasions; the second time, she brought a friend by the name of James Baldwin.
- The 10 best American poems
For whatever reason, I woke up today with a list of the 10 greatest American poems in my head that had been accumulating through the night. Every list is subjective, and of course the use of "greatest" even more so - but these are not just "favorite" poems.
- The U.S. poet laureate matters â€” especially in uncertain times
Instead the poet laureate has the freedom to, in the words of Smith, â€œraise the awareness of poetry and its value in our culture.â€ She is the author of three books of poetry, including the Pulitzer-winner Life on Mars. Over the years, poet laureates ...
- Donal Dineenâ€™s Sunken Treasure: Tim Buckley - â€˜Happy/Sadâ€™ (1969)
He was still only 20 when his breakout second album Goodbye and Hello was released. The jazz inflections, the poetry and the songs in different timings were strong hints that the maverick soul was already finding its expression. But there was more and ...
- Poetry, music come alive for the afternoon
MOUNT VERNON â€” An Afternoon of Poetry and Music will be held Saturday, from 12:30-3 p.m., at Happy Bean Coffee Shop, 221 S. Main St., Mount Vernon. There will be a carry-in potluck at noon for anyone wishing to participate. The afternoonâ€™s readers ...