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- Video: Get Ready to Be Very Impressed with Teen's 'Black Nerd Problems' Poetry Slam
YaKuZa Moon, 18, who was homeschooled in Detroit, delivered an impressive performance at the 20th annual Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival. His poem is titled "Black Nerd Problems." His Detroit team reached the semifinals and ...
- A look back at the poetry of Yehuda Amichai
In September 2000, after one of Israelâ€™s most celebrated poets, Yehuda Amichai, passed away, his publisher Robert Alter recalled the ... as Alter writes in the introduction to The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai: â€œ...in his poetry, the mayhem of the ...
- Google Dedicates A Noteworthy Doodle On The Occasion Of Begum Akhtarâ€™s 103rd Birthday Today
Today is Begum Akhtarâ€™s 103rd birthday. Born on October 7 ... That is what perhaps also explains why she always chose poetry-through-ghazal as her selected form of musical expression. She was the pioneer of this genre and paved the way for many ...
- Sam Shepard: Cowboy Poet
His lifelong friend Patti Smith and his daughter Hannah helped him finish ... The cowboy that was Sam Shepard may have gone. But the poet will live as long as there is theater and books. This post is hosted on the Huffington Post's Contributor platform.
- Lineup of music, poetry events coming to Community Church of Vero Beach
Iâ€™m so glad not to be in a can-you-top-this kind of job. As ticket-buying opportunities grow, so does the need for ticket sellers to up the ante, and that makes it great fun to be on the receiving end of their ingenuity. Andrew Galuska, director of ...
- Alzheimerâ€™s caregiver in Arkansas incorporates poetry
They danced to the romantic Cuban music of the Buena Vista Social Club ... about the gorgeous and ugly things Alzheimerâ€™s brings to a married couple. She wrote poems and searched for like-minded poets. â€œIâ€™m a dog,â€ Hayes said.
- The Silence That Remains: On Translating the Poems of Ghassan Zaqtan
The second exhibit was also performed on the body of Description. With black pen, Ghassan had marked some of the pages of my copy. Mostly he edited punctuation, crossed out a few poems, and tinkered with a couple of titles or some stanza breaks.
- Three Rivers Reading Challenge Award Winners Announced
Hear some of the Pella Christian Grade School award winners reading their written works on todayâ€™s Letâ€™s Talk Pella, and tune in tomorrow to hear from Jefferson Intermediate Students. Awards (Poetry) 1st Grade First Place â€“ â€œChristmas Acrostic Poem ...
- Jaipur Literature Festival 2018: Poetry, women-centric writing to be dominant themes
Itâ€™s that time of the year when people start talking about Jaipur and literature in the same breath. Because come January, all roads will lead to Diggi Palace, as it hosts the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) from January 25 to 29, 2018.
- Review: In â€˜Landline,â€™ the Family That Strays Together
Ali (Abby Quinn), the younger of the two Jacobs daughters, discovers a trove of erotic poetry her father has been writing to someone other than his wife. These proto-sexts are part of a small epidemic of infidelity among the Jacobses. Aliâ€™s older sister ...
- Poetry by Luke Torrisi: â€œWhat Would Enoch Sayâ€
I see the Tiber foaming, or is that the Thames I spy? Itâ€™s hard for me to tell these days â€“ itâ€™s all red to my eye. That whisp of smoke a funeral pyre? What else could it be? I cannot watch you â€œheaping upâ€ â€“ thereâ€™ll be no help from me.
- All Our Children- A Review In Poetry
Last night in London, I saw All Our Children. Set in Nazi Germany in winter 1940/41, this play may not seem relevant to Britain today. In many ways, however, it is. I was inspired to write this short poem, which is also my review of the piece.
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- Book ' For Eva' from the Scottish Poet Jim Ferguson
GLASGOW, Scotland - June 9, 2017 - PRLog-- U.K. based publisher, Famous Seamus are delighted to introduce to you 'For Eva' poetry that varies from the provocative to the moving, on themes from the personal to the political. 'For Eva' contains work that has ...
- In a Strange Move, Grindr Hires an 'In Residence' Poet
"The truth is, there is no 'proper' subject for poetry. All of life is its subject. Nothing should be out of bounds." Read some of Wallis' poetry via his Instagram below.