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- Trying poetry on for size at Massachusetts consignment shop
In recent months, the Leominster resident said, he has had more opportunities to share his art locally thanks to a monthly poetry and spoken-word night started by Maria Milagros Vazquez last fall at The Man Cave, a men's clothing consignment shop in Fitchburg.
- Guest Column by Victor T. Anderson - Questions, questions, questions
This was just me and a guitar, quite intimate and the kind of show I really like to do. The people were all from L.A. They wanted western music, cowboy poetry and stories performed by someone who had actually worked on a ranch. They were all very nice.
- The Whiteboard Jungle: Mediaâ€™s standards and practices are on the decline
Two weeks ago, I rolled out my pre-reading lessons for Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird," which include sharing motivational stories about unknown ... We then analyze a poem, "Incident" by Harlem Renaissance poet Countee Cullen, describing a ...
- Watch: Bristol man creates heart-warming poem about the city
A shy office worker says he is "overwhelmed" by the messages of support he has received since posting a video of himself reading one of his poems online. Ben Robbins has been writing poetry for nine years but had never once performed his work to anyone he ...
- Poetry by Marie Howe and Layli Long Soldier
Marie Howe writes poems with a clarity that approaches sunlight, shining her gaze into underlit places. Her long-awaited fourth book, â€œMagdaleneâ€ (Norton; $25.95), reimagines the shadowy biblical figure of Mary Magdalene as a candid Everywoman moving ...
- Poetry celebrated this month at the Ukiah library
Since it was the first day of National Poetry month, the Ukiah branch of the Mendocino County Library system Saturday hosted another reading for its Loba poetry series. Loba, which means â€œshe-wolfâ€ in Spanish, is also a book of poems by Diane di Prima ...
- Poems That Show How Gentrification Is Personal
Terms like â€œgentrificationâ€ and â€œhousing crisisâ€ get tossed around so much that theyâ€™re often stripped of their human context, framed as abstract, hypothetical, and overwhelming concepts. Good poetry can take what is unwieldy and make it specific ...
- Thoreau and the Search
Old English poetryâ€”on through the latest in German philosophy and science, French histories of the New World, Englandâ€™s most advanced Romantic poetry, and Scotlandâ€™s most vigorous prose. Thoreau filled dozens of notebooks with extracts from hundreds ...
- Soaring Spires: 12 Exceptional Examples of Gothic Architecture
Though the term â€œGothicâ€ has been adopted by sub-cultures who prize darkness, maudlin poetry, death, black candles dripping down skulls, and loads of eyeshadow, it originally was a form of architecture that was almost wholly inspired by heavenly ...
- Helen Dunmore wins posthumous Costa poetry prize
Helen Dunmore has won the Costa Book prize for poetry for her 10th and final collection, Inside the Wave. She was named on Tuesday along with four other winners across five categories in the Costa Book Awards. The poet and novelist died from cancer in June ...
- The Museum of the American Revolution
Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral by Phillis ... Her engraved portrait was drawn by African American artist Scipio Moorhead of Boston. This copy of the book is on loan to the Museum of the American Revolution by Dr. Marion T.
- Whatâ€™s on in Spalding, Holbeach, Long Sutton
Fenland Family History Society: membersâ€™ family stories and speaker Judi Upton, St Peterâ€™s Church, Wisbech, 7pm, 01945 587723.
- A book outside the ordinary
The story begins with the children and their father ... Sometimes the chapters appear in verses, like that of poetry, and other times they are more like prose. The author also makes use of typography which is absolutely a treat for the reader.
- Nobel laureate Derek Walcott dies at 87 in St Lucia
His longtime companion, Sigrid Nama, was with him at the time of his death, Seroy said With passions ranging from ... He compared his feeling for poetry to a religious avocation. Walcott was born in St Lucia's capital of Castries on January 23, 1930 ...
- Hillary Clinton Understood the Prose, But Never Got the Poetry
This makes me sad, but not because I disagree with Clinton ... But thereâ€™s another saying, this one from Mario Cuomo: You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose. Would Clinton have won if she could have figured out the poetry part?