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- Mr. Rogers Reminds Us To Always Look For The Helpers In Hard Times
His life lessons and inspirational moments are still remembered by so many ... She is also the author of two books of poetry, one children's book, and she writes her own personal finance blog at www.freelancebylowrance.com. You may be surprised to hear ...
- George Clooney Writes Poem for US Amid NFL Kneeling Protest Debate
Amid rising political and social tensions in the US, actor and activist George Clooney wrote a prayer for the country. â€œI pray for my country. I pray that we can find more that unites us than divides us. I pray that our nationâ€™s leaders want to do the ...
- Chukwumerijeâ€™s Valentine poetry show
LEADING performance poet, Dike Chuwkuwmerije, recently played host to Abuja residents from diverse backgrounds to a special Valentine edition of the poetry theatre production, â€œMade In Nigeria.â€ Former aviation minister, Osita Chidoka, who was one of ...
- Now the Trump Administration Is Launching a Smear Campaign Against... a Poem?
The Statue of Liberty says, "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." It doesnâ€™t say anything about ... You know, I follow Emma Lazarusâ€™s poetry and its use in the public sphere quite closely, and I get Google ...
- American Life in Poetry: 'Cash Register Sings The Blues'
I love poems that delightfully offer voices for otherwise mute things, and I like what the following cash register has to say about her life and times. This poem is from Maria Nazosâ€™ chapbook, â€œStill Life,â€ from Dancing Girl Press & Studio.
- POEM â€” Still, She Swept
Our go-to guy in case of zombie apocalypse or poetry crisis, heâ€™s a writer with allota heart ... and want to try something new or share it with the world, this is your space, my friend. Get your ass over here. If you get tired to trying to run with ...
- Book review: Amy Silverstein explores friendship in 'My Glory' memoir
What Amy didnâ€™t expect was a tribe of close friends who spanned all walks of her life to step in and take control. It only took a simple spreadsheet, a few phone calls and a group of determined women who adore Amy to organize a schedule that made sure ...
- Definition mission: A rhyming limerick for every word
Chris Strolin was teasing English buffs in an online forum years ago when he said the dictionary should ... â€œThe limerick is probably the most reader friendly of all types of poetry. Itâ€™s also one of the easiest forms of poetry to write.â€
- PacRepâ€™s Stephen Moorer gives his all in new production of â€˜Cyranoâ€™
Gordon as Christian is a perfect lovesick dolt ... Scott McQuiston is a charmer as Regeneau, the poetry-obsessed pastry chef, who wraps his tartlets and eclairs in verse-texted paper. He also appears as the rotund hack actor Montfleury, who Cyrano bans ...
- Jim Jarmusch loses his filmmaking smirk in 'Paterson'
"Paterson" is a likable but very minor film about what is, for some, a major subject. The major subject is American poetry and the love it inspires â€“ especially love for the great poetry of William Carlos Williams, whose influence suffuses the whole film.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning on the Dangerous Myth of the Suffering Artist and What Makes Life Worth Living
â€œI love your verses with all my heart, Dear Miss Barrett,â€ Browning, six years her junior, wrote to the stranger whose 1844 poetry debut had enchanted him ... and the exercise of Art the filling joy of your life. Bringing you (ad-free) Brain Pickings ...
- Dana Fuchs - Broken Down Acoustic Sessions (2015)
although sad part of her life on a special record like this and, at the same time, to gift her fans with a body of work of incredible intensity. Broken Down is food for soul and a beautiful portrait of true artistry and poetry. ---Giovanni "Gio" Pilato ...
- Brief History of Persian Poet Rowdki or Poet of Samayan Era
When the son of his dearest friend Abu Fazal Balaghmi died, Rowdki wrote a poem in which he advised him for patience. He advises for taking benefit from the gifts of Almighty Allah in this world but never become proud of it because everyone had to leave it.
- Wedding Story: Halima Holloway and Nathan Norstrud
Our wedding planner created a beautiful display of candles, photos and a special poem written by me to honor our loved ones gone too soon.â€
- Forever Young - The Undefeated
The UndefeatedForever YoungThe UndefeatedNobody doesn't love Nia Long. The fact that she's been relevant all this time, and is still â€” still! â€” slaying on magazine covers like this 2010 Monarch cover, this 2011 Ebony cover and this 2012 Essence cover even when she isn't promoting a project ...and more »