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- NYS Summer Writers Institute 2016 public reading schedule - Albany Times Union
Albany Times UnionNYS Summer Writers Institute 2016 public reading scheduleAlbany Times UnionThirty years later, the New York State Summer Writers Institute is one of the most successful writing programs in the country, with two- and four-week creative writing sessions in fiction, nonfiction and poetry. "We've had a lot of good luck in getting ...
- POEM: 'We do not know what comes'
JSANDERS, a Streator native, resides in New Lenox. TO SUBMIT POEMS, mail your piece to The Times newsroom or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a short paragraph about yourself and why you wrote the poem. A photo of yourself also is welcome.
- Poetry project names competition winners
Judging has been completed and the poetic verdict has been handed down as the Crossroads Poetry Project announced the winners of the 2016-2017 Poetry Writing Contest. This seasonâ€™s contest theme was â€œPoetry: Voice of the Heartâ€ and board president ...
- Ambassador General General Paula Anita Compo-Pratt Presented with the 2017 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who
She frequently represents her country at World Forums and International Congresses ... Ambassador General Compo-Pratt loves to travel, paint, host art shows, write poetry, create floral designs, and promote and write children's books.
- How to Rescue Real Science: Add Poetry
There may never be a better time than today for a meeting of poetry and science, especially when it comes to conservation. With science under attack by the US government, and conservationists bravely speaking out about climate change despite attempts at ...
- Poetry Conversations: The Great Del Ray Poetry Slam
The oldest known poems in the Vedas and The Odyssey probably were written in rhyme and meter to help people remember them and share them. Most of us have studied some poetry in school. We usually have familiarity with Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson for ...
- The Subtle Poetry of Comic Books
Brad Leithauser once made a good case for why we should memorize poetry and I completely agree, but Iâ€™d like to add that certain comics panels function exactly like poetry. They are tiny windows in the Advent calendar of my mind. When Iâ€™m exercising or ...
- When poets from bifurcated states gathered together
Some of them were journalists, while some were in the teaching profession. The poems in the anthology are in 53 languages. The city poets chose free verse, ghazals to measured pattern of rhyme and rhythm in their poems. The topics were as diverse as the ...
- 12 Ideas For Developing Young Childrenâ€™s Language, Listening And Literacy Skills
Look at different examples of acrostic poems. Help the children to write their own using their names. Explain that this year the Queen will be celebrating her 90th birthday, twice! She has two birthdays â€“ her actual birthday on 21 April and her official ...
- Minneapolis poet Sun Yung Shin talks art, the state of the U.S., writing during difficult times
Your work deals a lot with some of these identities. How do you approach these themes? Poetry is often about being cognizant in the world and observing the living life. I like to think that writing becomes a set of problems that seem unsolvable ...
- Poet Tyler Knott Gregson Discusses Poetry & Baseball with His Dad
Gregsonâ€™s poetry attracts an active social following that has earned ... Glenn â€œGooseâ€ Gregson, a Boston Red Sox Latin American pitching coordinator and former minor league baseball pitcher. Pretty sweet, right? So was the conversation that followed.
- The Poetry of the Worldâ€™s Oldest Cookbooks
Tacuina sanitatis (XIV century). Wikimedia Commons. I notice how the spices call to me, how theyâ€™re the ones to dictate the sequence, the amount, the proportions, so I donâ€™t have to reflect, itâ€™s already been decided even before my hand reaches to them.
- Teens can win cash prizes in Pierce County writing and art contest
Pierce County Library System invites teenagers throughout Pierce County to show their creative talents in Our Own Expressions Teen Writing and Art Contest ... in one or all four categories: poetry, short story, photography and drawing.
- The beautiful poetry of SPAM
Sometimes, though, all you need is the right line breaks and, as a plus, sketchy English-as-a-second-language writing skills. I received an average SPAM letter in my email and made this awesome poetry out of it different with line breaks:
- Robert Fernandez on the Landscape of the Midwest, His Own Work as Unfamiliar Music, & More
I half expected to be partying in barns, breaking up fist fights, writing poems next to a space heater during heavy snowfall. (Which turned out to be not far off.) I think I expected something much more rustic and â€œAmerican Gothic,â€ but ultimately it ...