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- Poem of the week: Signals from the Simple Life by Lorna Goodison
Lorna Goodisonâ€™s substantial Collected Poems has just been published, and Iâ€™m revisiting her work by popular request. In a long career, this Jamaican authorâ€™s style and idiom have sometimes changed, but a recognisable voice, which is also an attitude ...
- 10 Poems That Just GET What Love Feels Like (The Good AND The Bad)
Love makes us feel some type of way, and a lot of the time it's an emotion we canâ€™t put into words. So we search for the person who, unlike us, is able to do that. PoemsPorn_ on Instagram publishes pieces that perfectly describe the feelings mulling over ...
- Black Poets Whose Writings Are Still Relevant in 2017
Since its conception, poetry has been a medium for one to express his or her deepest thoughts and concerns. Like many, Black Americans have used poetry to speak about their concerns and the injustices that they face in this country. The first slaves came ...
- What Stephen Miller Gets WRONG With His Comments About the Statue of Liberty Poem
With a handful of lines, she would do more to shape the raging debate about national identity than almost any poet in the history of our country, but only after her death in 1887. Though the poem was written for the auction, by the time the Statue of ...
- Sareem Poems & French Producer Terem Join Forces for 'A Pond Apart'
Sareem Poems shares, "Terem and I started talking about working on a project two years ago. I first heard his beat production on Soundcloud. We quickly struck up a friendship and began working on songs. The beats started flowing and I started writing.
- Harvest Moon Artisan Market debuts in Seaside
That destination: Elko, Nevada, which has hosted the annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering every January since 1985. Described by organizers as â€œsix days of poetry, music, dancing, workshops, exhibits, conversations, food and fellowship,â€ the ...
- Apex Express â€“ Collage of Voices
From Late Night with Joe Cascasan. The audio contributions include music, poetry, inspirational speeches and interviews that cover labor, colonization, sovereignty, housing rights, and immigration. We hope this inspires you into the new year.
- Poets find the words to aid youth theater group - The Philadelphia Tribune
Poets find the words to aid youth theater groupThe Philadelphia TribuneThe five-performance weekend run featured the poetry of Ebo, Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou and others in its first act titled â€œMore Black Poetic Purpose in Motion.â€ The second act was a short play featuring detective Dreadlock Homie Jr. in â€œThe Curious ...
- 20 Legendary Poets We Need To Thank For Helping Us Fall In Love With Urdu
So here is a list of poets of different eras, who have been a major reason why we fell in love with the language in the first place. 1. Mirza Ghalib Ghalib's prominence in Urdu poetry can never be disregarded. It is difficult to pick one poem or shayari ...
- 10 of the Best Poems about Roads
Roads often feature in poetry, as symbols for our lives (the â€˜journeyâ€™ we are travelling on, whether on our way to something, or heading away from it), or as markers of mankindâ€™s interaction with nature. Below are ten of the greatest poems about ...
- Poetic Licence: A new city
Welcome to Poetic Licence â€“ a weekly poetry forum, hosted by us, featuring words by local poets. This week? Soramaru Takayama of the Tasai Collective. The new city is waiting for light. A little girl with a red hat. Someone is calling her name.
- 3 Things to do Today: Rock out at the Knick, listen to some poetry or celebrate Bowie
Merrill House Fellow Mike Alberti will read from his work at the Stonington Free Library. â€¢ Courthouse Center for the Arts in West Kingston will host a David Bowie Tribute featuring the band Starman.
- Pay attention to what really matters in 2018
asked the American poet Mary Oliver in her poem The Summer Day. Taken out of context, this line now verges on cliche: itâ€™s become an inspirational slogan circulated on social media and slapped across photos of sunsets and mountains. Iâ€™ve had earnest ...
- Ignorance is not poetry
â€œWriting really helped me unpack a lot what was going on and ... of grappling with those feelings and sorting through them artistically. Furthermore, their poetry served as a friend to help them grapple with their struggle with mental health.
- Entertainment News: "Homeland's" Rupert Friend reads WWI poem on gas attack
Sunday is the Season 6 finale of the award-winning series â€œHomeland,â€ which attracts more than 5 million viewers. Emmy-nominated actor Rupert Friend, who stars as former CIA operative Peter Quinn, said the finale would be â€œall about revealing people ..