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- West Salem teen Avery Asher set to release first novel "Every Star in the Sky" Sept. 27
Avery said the inspiration for the birds came in from Edgar Allan Poeâ€™s poem â€œThe Raven ... â€œThe whole process, I just sort of fell in love with right away,â€ she said. Avery said beyond the ratings and sales, she wants people to read her ...
- Dance and film bring an E. E. Cummings poem to life
As part of her â€œI Didnâ€™t Write Thisâ€ series, filmmaker Yulin Kuang brings E. E. Cummingsâ€™ poem â€œmaggie and milly and molly and mayâ€ to life. You can watch all of Kuang's "I Didn't Right This" literary adaptations right here.
- Opportunity for African Writers | Entries are Open for TSSF Magazineâ€™s Debut Issue
Please include a standard photographerâ€™s release, allowing TSSF to publish the work sent. Submissions not following the above guidelines will most often result in an automatic decline. Send your poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction and visual art to ...
- Eunice de Souza: Finding myself in her elegiac poetry
I never got to meet her. Now I never will. For at least a decade I have read poetry, like an outsider, not through syllabi or prescribed courses, but simply by looking at who had written what and gobbling whatever the free Internet or friends cared to share.
- The Latest: Detective: Videos show triple stabbing on train
Police and witnesses say the victims were defending two teen girls who were the focus of Christian's tirade ... Back in high school, he won a citywide Portland Public Schools poetry slam. In one of his poems, he spoke out against the prejudice faced ...
- Jam Link Intl. Announces Date & Location for the 3rd Annual â€œOne Love Poetry Festivalâ€
Jam Link Intl and Line Hassall Thomsen are proud to present a unique evening of poetry and music. Join them on April 13th at Atlas Aarhus (Vester Alle 15, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark) for the staging of the 3rd Annual One Love Poetry Festival. This year they are ...
- Film Review: Dark Night
The defining quality of poetry is that much of the page is blank. This is the 'white space' literary critic Christopher Ricks claimed that words dissolve into, allowing the reader room to think. In Dark Night, that white space becomes little more than a ...
- Take Your Kid to Work Day Reports from Greek Mythology
My mom doesnâ€™t get to work on epic poetry though, only lyrical poetry. â€œJust more arbitrary, Olympian, B.S. regulations,â€ she said. My mom was really working hard with the olive guy though. She kept whispering in his ear, but he just kept drinking ...
- In England, An Effort To Preserve Ancient, Epic Assyrian Poetry
This is the traditional epic poetry of the Assyrian ethnic minority ... "And then conversing in Turkish and Kurdish with my friends, and then being told off in Armenian by our next-door neighbor â€” this was the beauty of Kirkuk," he says.
- Sleep and Death
The poem is an emotional manifestation of a grief-stricken south Kashmir youth on seeing gory dance of death all around. It depicts the state of mind every kashmiri will associate with. My grief away, i wish to sleep. My life away , i wish to sleep.
- The travel checklist: Must-read books and must-watch movies
"Monsoon Wedding" (2001) directed by Mira Nair Jamaica (Ambassador Audrey Patrice Marks) - Book: "Selected Poems" (2003), by Louise Bennett - Film: "Cool Runnings" (1993), by Jon Turteltaub Malta (Ambassador Pierre Clive Agius) - Book: "In the Name of the ...
- Killing in Britain spawns a reckoning over rhetoric on eve of EU vote - Washington Post
Washington PostKilling in Britain spawns a reckoning over rhetoric on eve of EU voteWashington PostVarious British media outlets also reported that Mair had subscribed to a South African magazine published by the White Rhino Club, a pro-apartheid group. Nick Lowles ... Also left in tribute: heartfelt letters, poems and cards expressing sorrow and ...and more »
- Oyez! Oyez! Oyez! Reginald Dwayne Betts Sworn In
Betts had trimmed his beard and wore a crisp blue suit over his stocky frame for an event that had the feel of a wedding. He was required to raise his right hand and swear that heâ€™d do nothing dishonest, for personal gain or out of malice. â€œI do ...
- Merrillville slam poetry club hosting annual event
The Permanent Ink Slam Poetsâ€™ Club out of Merrillville High School will host its Fifth Annual Hotter Than a Steel Mill slam poetry writing workshop and competition from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the high school. The event is open to all high school ...
- The Education of Hip Hop
What the musical genre reveals about Americaâ€™s racially charged times and how it can serve as a valuable teaching tool