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- The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard Holmes
Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science is a nonfiction book that combines science, history, biography, and a dollop of poetry to cover an amazing era of scientific discovery and artistic innovation.
- Vietnamese born Ocean Vuong wins T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry
S. Eliot Prize for Poetry is one of the most prestigious poetry awards. Named after the famous poet, it was run by the Poetry Book Society for years, it's money donated by T. S. Eliot's widow, Mrs Valerie Eliot. However now it is run and funded by the T S ...
- China photography provocateur Ren Hang dies at 29
His gallery, Hong Kong-based Blindspot, confirmed the death to Agence France-Presse (AFP ... Ren had long grappled with depression, a struggle that he chronicled in poetry and prose online. â€œEvery year, the wish I make is the same: to die earlier ...
- Pacific Standard Time: the Surf Noir Poetics of Kevin Opstedal
Moreover, Black Sparrow Press published several Bukowski books during the 1970s and he was also writing a popular column for the Los Angeles Free Press, â€œNotes from a Dirty Old Man.â€ As any California poetry aficionado knows, Bukowski ruled literary ...
- Mirza Ghalib remembered on his 148th death anniversary
Ghalib started composing poetry at the age of 11. His first language was Urdu but Persian and Turkish were also spoken at home. He got his education in Persian and Arabic at a younger age. Mirza Ghalib was a gifted letter-writer. Not only Urdu poetry ...
- VOX POPULI: Even great men like Yakamochi canâ€™t escape lifeâ€™s cruel twists
It powerfully reminds you of the grim fact that no politician or organization in any era can escape the vicissitudes of life. (Poems translated by Thomas McAuley.) --The Asahi Shimbun, May 21 Vox Populi, Vox Dei is a popular daily column that takes up a ...
- Symmetrical Lines and Social Comforts
Painting by John Opie/National Portrait Gallery via Wikimedia Commons Here is a great poem that may mark a significant divide, between readers who treasure Samuel Johnsonâ€™s â€œOn the Death of Dr. Robert Levetâ€ and those who donâ€™t much like it.
- Ideas and Creations Blog
The Forum, located at the bottom of the Palatine Hill ... Lord Byron and Percy Shelley were moved by the ruins, and wrote poetry about these monuments and their (often violent) histories based on the remaining fragments and their own imaginations.
- â€˜What is it about heterosexual love that can make it incompatible with a truly feminist life?â€™
Sheâ€™s the goddess of love and war. Prior to that, it was a collection of poems, set outside of time, that dealt with solitude and exile. With Inanna, this became a story of resurrection because she enters the underworld, confronts her shadow and emerges.
- F1 star Lewis Hamilton pens tribute poem for Princess Diana
33am PDT Hamilton's poem read: "The day we lost our Nations Rose, Tears we cried like rivers flowed, The earth stood still As we laid her to rest, A day you & I Will never forget "The people's princess Who came to see, The love from a Country "We'd hope ...
- Spring Poetry with Judson Scruton on Thursday at Wilton Library
Gregg Glaser, a spirits and beer connoisseur and publisher/editor of Modern Distillery Age will ... LLC Founding Judson Scruton leads this 4-part Spring Poetry Seminar Series exploring the poetry of several of the major â€˜World War One Poetsâ€™.
- Poetry party: Teen poetry writing prompts, poems, creative writing activities - Examiner.com
Examiner.comPoetry party: Teen poetry writing prompts, poems, creative writing activitiesExaminer.comLooking for teen party activities for safe, fun (not wild) teen birthdays? How about a teen poetry party with creative writing activities? Young people love expressing themselves in poems, Those who say they don't like poetry or creative writing ...and more »
- Meet Caleb Femi, the Young Poet Laureate telling stories of love at the chickenshop
Young Poet Laureate Caleb Femi stands in his stature well; widely, and rightly, known as a talented young poet with a well-earned reputation for literary excellence, and a model, a leader for younger poets in turn ... between Black British love and ...
- Tips for parents and educators on school violence prevention
The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri will host the Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition on Saturday, February 3. The Southeast Missouri Arts Council invites you to attend the 18th Annual Children's Arts Festival. The Southeast Missouri Arts Council ...
- Nigerian Author Publishes Book of Poetry
(PRLEAP.COM) Whiskers, a new book by Marylyn Anselm, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. This collection of passionate poetry traces the theme of ... a time to reflect on death and your legacy; and, finally, a time to pray.