MFA Creative Writing
Love poetry? Get between these sheets
Some poets have something to say but take a long, hard time saying it; others are as translucent as glass. There are poets who wrap meaning up until you suspect game-playing and give up because life is too short. Others offer a short cut to ...
Poetry and Trains, Operating at Strolling Speed
Books I have loved: Poetry, history, newspapers inspire readers
The Complete Works of Shakespeare, of course, eclipses all poets. But in the Army, I came across the Works of Percy Shelley -- and the universe changed. I started writing poetry. And I wrote. And I wrote. I paid to get published; I won awards, I lost ...
The Poetry of Downsizing
New York Times
“Of course, coming from New Jersey and in my case from Ireland,” said Mr. Muldoon, 62, the poetry editor of The New Yorker and a professor at Princeton, “I hadn't quite put two and two together that one needed money to buy an apartment.” “It was an ...
Northern Irish poet finds love, art in region
Northern Ireland native Adrian Rice had no idea his five-week visit to the United States in 1999 would be the starting point of a future life here. Lenoir-Rhyne University, in connection with the Catawba County Arts Council, had invited Adrian through ...
Lorraine Onduru - for the Love of Poetry
After years of playing around with stories and articles, Lorraine Onduru decided that her heart was in poetry. To her poetry is way of expressing her own experiences and that of other people she has encountered. "I realised that I could write stories ...
Newport News poet expresses love of family in verse
Award-winning Newport News poet Ann Falcone Shalaski was born in Connecticut and "nurtured by a warm, loving, and at times loud Italian family," according to her website. Her work has been published in The Comstock Review, Meridian Anthology of ...
Love Poetry And Revolution: A Journey Through The British Psychedelic And ...
If there's something about the garage and psych scenes of the mid to late 60s and thereabouts, it's that they'll live and die by the compilation. Ever since the nuclear-strength impact of Nuggets and everything that's followed over the following four ...
Mary Oliver loves her dogs and writes sweet poems about them; she doesn't love ...
It's easy to write bad poetry about dogs. God is dog spelled backwards, pup spelled backwards is still pup, and so on. Rudyard Kipling's “The Power of the Dog” has a stanza that begins “When the fourteen years which Nature permits/Are closing in asthma ...
Daniel Perez Pens Love Poems in '[two]'
An original collection of poetry, "two" (published by Lulu) by Daniel Perez, submerges the reader into the reality of finding perfection in love. With personal Polaroids scattered throughout the pages to demonstrate the beauty of the muse, Perez has ...
New Poetry Compilation From BAM is Released
BAM, a gutsy 62 year old, releases her new collection of poetry "Poetic Thoughts in the Keys of Happiness" (published by Trafford Publishing), centered around past loves, acquaintances and friends. Written with flair and pizzazz, "Poetic Thoughts in ...
Billy Collins keeps it perfectly simple in his new poetry collection, 'Aimless ...
Billy Collins has spent decades popularizing poetry, and I, for one, am furious. Look up “accessible” in the dictionary, and his impish face grins back. Yet will the semiliterate masses trouble themselves to dip into something more challenging? Will ...
Bhitai's poetry disseminates message of peace & love
Sunday, December 22, 2013 - Karachi—The poetry of Sindh's great sufi poet Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai disseminates the message of peace and love. This was stated by Special Assistant to the Sindh Chief Minister for Culture, Sharmila Faruqi. She was ...
Vallejo's Poetry By The Bay goes dark for now
"Everyone shared a love of poetry so every two weeks I'd get down there, even though I don't have a car and I didn't know how I'd get home," she said. For Ayers, the events have been a "blessing." While he lived in Vallejo when he first launched them ...
Infectious Collections: Stories And Poems To Convert Any Reader
This post is for everyone who passes right by the poetry section; all the bookish types who haven't read a short story since graduation. We know you're out there — and you're not alone. I'm talking to you, folks who love literature — novel-devourers ...
Puducherry-based poet explores love in its different shades
Times of India
"In each language in our country, there are our own tales, songs, jokes and poems. All knowledgeable readers cherish Gaadhaa Saptashati, an ancient collection of love poems in Sanskrit attributed to King Hala," said Raja who has so far published 28 ...
Anthology of Tamil love poems now in Assamese
Times of India
GUWAHATI: It is considered to be one of the oldest and most beautiful collections of love poems in the history of world literature. Much to the benefit of litterateurs of the state, the 'Kuruntokai', an anthology of classical Tamil love lyrics composed ...
The Guardian (blog)
Possession: an unforgettable lesson in love and letters
The Guardian (blog)
It's the story of the romances between two twentieth century literary scholars and the two poets they are investigating. Byatt has a great deal of fun at the expense of her literary scholars. Roland, whose personal life is chaotic, works for Professor ...
Other Countries, Other Shores
New York Times
We love poets for the things their poems lead us to imagine; but equally, we love them for how we imagine their lives to be. Confusing poets' lives with their work is an illusion as old as the tradition of confusing words with objects. But in fact it ...
Season brings changes to Elmira poetry posts
The one exception to the love poem theme is a sweet, melancholy song for the season, “Wild Geese” by Corning songwriter and recording artist Mary Lu Walker in Katy Leary Park, according to a press release. The goal of the Poetry Posts Project is to ...
'10 Honest Thoughts On Being Loved By A Skinny Boy' Breaks Down Every ...
That's how Rachel Wiley opened her slam poem, "10 Honest Thoughts On Being Loved By A Skinny Boy," at the 2013 National Poetry Slam. In the poem, Wiley shares some poignant observations about her relationship with a thinner man, from wondering ...
Things I Hate about San Francisco's Gentrification: A Love Poem
Bay Area Indymedia
For three weeks in August-September 2013, I returned to San Francisco for what was supposed to be an eight-week respite from caretaking my mom, whose rare form of cancer seemed to be relatively under control. My dad had died about three months earlier ...
Why WH Auden is a spellbinding poet
WH Auden was an astonishingly versatile poet. He wrote about rocks, about love, about psychoanalysis, about the bacteria that live on our skin, about war and about cooking. In the Thirties he was a political poet; after going to America he re-embraced ...
The best poetry of 2013
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CS Lewis memorial: A stone for a lover, not for a poet
At the dedication of a memorial (pictured here) to C S Lewis in Poets' Corner yesterday, the Westminster Abbey choir sang one of his poems, “Love's as Warm as Tears” (to a setting by Paul Mealor, who wrote the music for Ubi Caritas at the wedding of ...
Ex-lesbian spoken word poet slams Macklemore's anthem 'Same Love' for ...
NEWARK, N.J., November 27, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Macklemore's “Same Love” has been called the “Gay Equality Anthem” by homosexual activists who are trying to redefine marriage worldwide to include same-sex couples. Written to support the ...
Poems Recount Love, Death in Modern Troy
WNIJ and WNIU
In the late 14th Century, poet Geoffrey Chaucer mined Greek mythology to retell the story of two lovers from ancient Troy. His book, Troilus and Criseyde, is considered by scholars to be his best work. You'll find a synopsis below, but the first thing ...
The Poetry of Illustration, the Illustration of Poetry: Frog and Toad Together ... - Huffington Post
The Poetry of Illustration, the Illustration of Poetry: Frog and Toad Together ...
What I loved about the books was the various situations Lobel puts the amphibians in and how they reacted both within the context of misadventure and with each other. "Frog and Toad Confront the Alterity of Otherness" arose out of a similar desire: to ...
Talk to Nguyen Phong Viet, a "phenomenonal" poet
VietNamNet Bridge – Young, amateur poet Nguyen Phong Viet has released his second collection of poems Tu Yeu Den Thuong (To Love and Cherish) on Sunday, with sales expecting to reach over 30,000 copies by Christmas – similar to the volume of his ...
Egypt's Top Satirical Poet Dies at 84
His poems lampooned an elite seen as co-opted by successive regimes or isolated from the rest of the nation, although one of the country's top businessmen was a vocal fan. His verse also reflected both a love for his country and scathing criticism of ...
Egypt's 'poet of the people' Ahmed Fouad Negm dies at 84
Ahmed Fouad Negm, Egypt's 'poet of the people,' dies at 84
Q&A: Mary Lambert Spins Success of Macklemore's 'Same Love' Into Issues ...
The Seattle singer-songwriter-poet has had a big 2013, propelled by her unlikely ascent into the mainstream — just like fellow Washingtonians Wanz and Ray Dalton before her — as a featured artist on “Same Love,” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' same-sex ...
Husband translates Pavlova: Dedicated to the One I Love
Russia Beyond The Headlines
Seymour first heard of Pavlova through her poetry, which captured his imagination. He explains, “I didn't know who she was or what she was, but I wanted to befriend her somehow or at least meet her.” When they did finally meet – and fall in love – he ...
Finding Freedom in Poetry
Writing poetry for me is a way to recapture some of that independence I've lost... albeit virtually, by enabling me to fly freely here and there by way of my mighty pen... and through that journey, blow off a little steam, do a little venting and ...
Painting and poetry inspire each other and result in a collaborative exhibit
It was during this time that Doctor, also a reader of poetry who dabbles in writing, took time to read works by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell. She came across his poem “Another Night in the Ruins,” which The Paris Review first published in ...
Will poets writing smut be jailed?
Love poetry, if it is good, will lend itself to two interpretations: the spiritual and the physical. Separate the physical and it will easily degenerate into the carnal. Place this material in the hands of Jafar Zatalli (he was executed by a later ...
Writers talk about memorable book gifts
Robert Pinsky (“Singing School: Learning to Write (and Read) Poetry by Studying With the Masters”): “A Field Guide to American Houses” by Virginia and Lee McAlester is a book I've given often to many different kinds of people. As a wild-flower guide ...
Sestinas from the Clinic
The volume concludes with warm love poems (“You're the heaven I'm still rising towards”), but its power rests with its patients and their troubles—in the repeated worry of the phrase “I'm not a real doc without my white coat,” with the hospitalized ...
Lexington Herald Leader
Kentucky authors share their literary holiday favorites
Lexington Herald Leader
No Christmas poem connects me to Kentucky as this one does, with its surprising and exact turns of phrase: "the shapes of old cedars ... familiar as loved bodies," "the creek in a hurry, as full of itself/ as a zipper." Lexington writer Kendrick's ...
Poetry on the pitch: an ode to football
Despite their varying contributions, it sums up everything that is beautiful about the game and what it means to those who love it. Video courtesy of FATV Would you like to watch another video? See what made these guys ride a Boris bike up Mont Ventoux
Spelling it out: Kleinzahler's “Hotel Oneira” and Collins's “Aimless Love”
Aimless Love selects work from Billy Collins's four most recent collections and includes 51 new poems. Collins, a New Yorker, is a former US poet laureate. He is hugely popular in the States and since his fans clearly like what they're getting, he ...
The Brighter Side Of Darkness: For Some, The Night Inspires
History is full of those who love to be up all night — from the poet Sappho to Galileo, of course, working on his telescopes; Darwin, Virginia Woolf, Churchill, Obama today. So I had a lot of company with this fascination of the night. And one time I ...
Love, loss and other crazy-makers
Sacramento News & Review
“Grow this space tall and deep, beyond the simpleness of corners, feed it our succulentness, fatten it up juicy, it will be merrier with more,” writes Laura Martin in her poem “My Big Space.” Martin performs Moetry (“music” plus “poetry”) with the Soft ...
Book review | 'Dog Songs'
“Dog Songs,” the 30th and newest of Mary Oliver's poetry collections, contains 35 poems, one essay about dogs, and 11 pen-and-ink drawings of dogs. To anyone who has ever loved a dog, these poems speak to the heart of knowing an animal that loves ...
Hackney youngsters give mediaeval poet Chaucer hip-hop-style remix
Jasmine Osei, 17, from Rowley Gardens, Manor House, said: “I really enjoy poetry. I love making up my own poems. “I had heard a tiny bit about Chaucer before but did not know his work in any great detail. His work is crazy – but crazy in a good way. It ...
Nikki Giovanni reflects on 'Chasing Utopia,' and other struggles
“There's nothing in the Second Amendment–I'm not a lawyer, I'm just a poet–that says that every fool has to have a gun.” Harris-Perry concluded by asking Giovanni about the connection between poetry and humanity. “Poetry loves us,” Giovanni responded.
Nikki Giovanni on Poetry, Grief and Her New Book, "Chasing Utopia: A Hybrid"
Another View: Yes, Santa exists in many shades
Alexandria Town Talk
Those insights can be achieved only through faith, poetry and love piercing the veil to expose the greater glory beyond. Is what lies beyond real? Ah, Virginia, nothing in this world is more real. Thank God Santa lives, whatever his skin color, and he ...
Ruben Rosario: Yes, Ruben, there is a Santa Claus
Yes, Virginia. It's still so.
Editorial: Journalism from 1897 captures the wonder of a youngster
The Unknown Self
Silver Chips Online
Matam wrote his first poem when he was 10 years old after he had just watched an episode of the Power Rangers. One of the Power Rangers fell in love with a guy who wrote poetry, which surprised Matam. "I was like wow! You can do that? You can write ...
Kiwis love cheese, apparently
By Sunday evening, my inbox was so ripe with cheesy limericks, acrostic poems, sonnets, riddles and puns, the pong in my office was overwhelming. Since then there have been well over 100 emails; far too many to quote here, despite their brilliance.
Craig Daily Press
Hometown Hero: Shirley Stehle shows love for Moffat County in published poem
Craig Daily Press
About a year ago, she moved into Sunset Meadows where she loves to write poetry and spend time with her friends. She also stays busy as a member of the Friendship Methodist Church, is a photographer and a card writer for the Last Frontier history group ...
The writer who tried to steal Christmas
I love the poetry of Dr. Seuss, with its staccato cadence, inverted sentences and colorful imagery. He was also prophetic. His masterpiece, "The Lorax," showed us the ills of greed and unrestrained industrial development before Earth Day and tree ...
Inauguration poet Richard Blanco describes his path to 'One Today'
Los Angeles Times
There's not the idea of a high and a low art, but rather that poetry comes from its very people. The bottom line is they weren't scared of poetry. They loved poetry. I always compare it to how in America people are scared of poetry, and as a poet, you ...
The Mindful Reader: A beautiful, moving view from the lens of an inaugural poet
Gordon Getty at 80: the Poetic Justice
San Francisco Classical Voice
Between 1980 and 1986, Getty created a garland of songs from the poems of Emily Dickinson, and his opera Plump Jack, based around Shakespeare's Falstaff, was showcased by the San Francisco Symphony and Chorus in 1985 and 1987. But even though most of ...
Art of poetry
The Star Online
Love And Misadventure, a book of poetry, is her first piece to be made available in mass print, and since it was released in mid-September, her publishers are on their third print run. “We just did another 50,000 last week,” Leav exclaims during our ...
Lang Leav: Love and Minimalistic Verses
Poetry in motion
Smita Sahay: The first time Smita Sahay remembers writing a poem was in Std I, recalling that she used to love poetry lessons in school. “It used to be about rabbit and fairies,” she laughs. “I usually write about people, places, emotions and I'm ...
Indie Bookstores Still Booking It
Poetry. Short stories. That seems insane, right? Some people strolling by certainly think so. “I've heard them say, 'A bookstore? Who would open up a bookstore these days?' ” Marlene said. “I mean really, the door is open. I can heeaaaaaaaar you ...
'I'm a mother with an invisible child': HILARY FREEMAN speaks about what it's ...
I am grieving for my chance to offer love, to nurture, to teach and to play. I'll never put Elodie's scribbles up on my fridge, drop her off at school, meet her friends. I'll never learn what she ... The box also contains her hand and footprints, a ...
New York Times
A Changing Terrain of Love
New York Times
Folk songs and legends that celebrate love in all its forms have been wildly popular through the ages. Go to a Sufi shrine during the annual celebration of a saint's death, and you'll see thousands reciting mystical poetry devoted to the Beloved, or God.
Today, Magazine's Kid Bylines Read Like 'Pulitzer Prize Roll Call'
"You would often see kids sending in letters to Victorian children's magazines and occasionally they'd run a picture that a kid had sent in or a little poem or something like that," Collins says, "but [St. Nicholas] would actually give over 12 pages at ...
Making spirits bright
As she celebrated her birthday Saturday, she handed out printed copies of “Mac and Me,” a poem she wrote about her experience with Mac's that long-ago Christmas. “Anxiously ... “We never know when giving, how another's life will be touched with love.
The bard's tongue
My parents however inculcated love for the motherland and taught me to embrace my culture. I think it helped me understand things better. This is my first book even though I've written poetry for over 20 years. I had small children and put my career on ...
Book review: Temperance in Neal Imperial's 'Silver Fish, Hook of Moon'
Despite the last chapter being mainly comprised of poems on love and intimacy, we find here four poems that are commentaries on the issue of prostitution, as in “Floor Show”: Sa makintab na entablado/nagkakahugis/ang mga nilulunok na panaginip.
Former Poet Laureate to speak in Winchester about his love for countryside
SIR Andrew Motion, the former Poet Laureate and president of the Campaign to Protect Rural England will visit Hampshire in February to speak about his love for the countryside and the importance of preserving rural landscapes. The talk, entitled ...
Building to wax poetic
Deerfield Valley News
WILMINGTON- Artist Mark O'Maley will transform the façade of Bartleby's Books into a three-story page of poetry this weekend with his video installation, Night Fits Down a Tight Lid. ... “I love the idea of people stopping and taking the moment. Even ...
Chapter in history ends with the passing of Maggie and Mandela
In 1995, the same year Heaney won the Nobel Prize for Literature, Dunphy called the poet 'mediocre' and 'a sham' in the Sunday Independent. The criticism didn't damage or rile the modest farmer's son from Co Derry, who became the most loved and ...
Heroin: art and culture's last taboo
Now Felscherinow has published a second book, Mein zweites Leben (My Second Life), which tells the story of how life didn't necessarily get better after she got famous – there was prison, hepatitis, broken love affairs. Does she have no regrets? "No ...
Holiday recommendations from JV Fletcher Library
She finds a love letter in her mother's book of poetry and dreams of finding true love just like her parents had. She believes she has when she becomes engaged to Rajat. When a family secret shatters Korobi's world, she leaves for America to try and ...
The News on Sunday
The News on Sunday
From pick up lines to flirty comments, from heart-rendering personal stories of failure in love to substandard poetry, the subject matter covers frivolous discussions on topics like love, life, relationships, happiness and failures. Most of the RJs ...
Daily News & Analysis
Poetry in music
Daily News & Analysis
The result is a mesmerising musical poetry. The musical compositions retain the serenity, serious mood and temperament of the original ghazal that originated, as well as it fondness for unattainable love but they may not necessarily adhere to the rules ...
The Express Tribune
Peace conference: 'Art cannot be separated from history'
The Express Tribune
Writers, academics and poets from various countries participated in the conference. PHOTO: FILE. LAHORE: “It is very hard to write stories of love and peace in such difficult times,” said writer Abdullah Hussain on Thursday. ... A Dalia Staponkute, a ...
Book review: The Bible and Asia, by RS Sugirtharajah
South China Morning Post
He also leaves readers to debate for themselves the potential links between Tamil love poetry and the Song of Solomon; and to evaluate the studies of two India-based colonials, the 19th-century Frenchman Louis Jacolliot, and his 18th-century British ...
Short reviews of what's in theaters
The Coen brothers re-create the Greenwich Village folk scene of the 1960s with a mixture of poetry and sweet jaundice, and Oscar Isaac is excellent as the brilliant creep of the title. The music almost saves him, and it definitely saves the movie ...
The Tribal World of Reality TV
So some will continue to say that we stupid Americans really love all-or-nothing conflicts. Beat the ... Rather that thrilling to conflict that pits nation against nation, or human against alien, we're reverting to the themes and narrative structures ...
EbonyLifeTV honours Madiba
TuBaba wasted no time in returning the favour by engaging the crowd in a beautiful sing along through a medley of some of his faves such as “If Love is a Crime”, “Implication” and of course his signature hit, 'African Queen.” Other artistes who ...
Behind the Legend: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Nelson Mandela
The Renaissance man
Kashmir has had a great and old tradition of mystical poetry, much of it in the style of bhakti poetry where one speaks of the separation from Krishna or the unnamed beloved. The intertwining of romantic love with mystical yearning is sometimes called ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Joyce Sidman casts spells with poetry
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Sidman appreciates the plaudits, but truly enthuses about working with students during her weeklong poetry residencies in schools. “I love to see a child — especially one who has trouble learning traditionally, who stands out in the crowd, who never ...
Example we set is inheritance our children will most value
Taking some time to think, in poetry or prose, enhances our ability to get through strife, challenge our position and savour the flavour and the true richness of this life of ours. We only rarely take the time to do so when we purposefully pause. It is ...
Weekend picks for book lovers
Lead singer Morrissey voiced it in a mournful, angelic baritone that often rose to a ghostly falsetto, and with lyrics that seemed to take all the blame while stewing a bleak poetry of loss. But that was then. Morrissey has been a solo star for the ...
Houses Of Solitary Women
Nighat, the daughter of an enlightened man who encourages his daughters to study abroad and shares poetry with them, suddenly finds herself imprisoned at home for wanting to marry a Hindu. From this first betrayal at the hands of a man she loved and ...
Eben Britton getting some playing time as hybrid tight end
He writes poetry to relieve stress. Born in Brooklyn, his family members are writers and actors. His grandmother Estelle Parsons won the 1967 best supporting actress Oscar as Blanche Barrow in “Bonnie and Clyde.” She has starred in plays at Steppenwolf ...
Sage Kohen, a poet originally from Georgia but has lived in Taos for many years. “His soothing poetic style is refreshingly coherent and revolutionary,” the release continues. “A living example of love itself, his themes range from the medicine of ...
Rhyme and Reason
When his explicit book Poems of Married Love was published it was dismissed as indecent. But it wasn't long, however, until it was on the bedsides of the upper classes. He even turned Catholic, hoofed it to Lourdes and requested burial in a Franciscan ...
Prakriti Foundation hosts annual poetry fest from 10th to 20th December 2013 ...
Margaret Mascarenhas, an American citizen of Goan origin, will be reading and performing from her recently released book, Triage-casualties of love and sex, which is a collection of poetry, spoken word, flash fiction and sketches, published by Harper ...
David Malouf, Tim Winton, Geordie Williamson: their books of the year
I BEGAN the year reading Tracy K. Smith's Pulitzer prize-winning poetry collection Life on Mars, with its plaiting of science and fiction with David Bowie, her father's invention of the Hubble Telescope and a poetic meditation on the large and unknown ...
Poems honour memorable grandparents and their life on the farm
Chad Norman's sentimental account of the farm-based love of grandparents might not please professors of literature, who might improve some lines of text, but no matter; anyone who has ever played in an old farm loft or shared Sunday dinner with a farm ...
Chicago Tribune (blog)
Poet JJ Tindall finds freedom in guiding boat tours
Chicago Tribune (blog)
... ferries people by boat up and down the river and out into the lake. Poets having “real” jobs is not unusual — Eliot (Thomas Stearns) worked as a schoolteacher and banker, Carl Sandburg as a movie critic for the Chicago Daily News — because, as ...
Hear winter, Christmas stories, poems, more at KPL Monday, followed by cookies
KEARNEY — “Wild Winter Words,” an exploration of poetry, fiction, memoir, storytelling and humor — all based on winter and Christmas — will be at 7:15 p.m. Monday at Kearney Public Library at 2020 First Ave. Presented by Quarter Sky Storytelling ...
POETRY: Christmas Time
A Poet's Advice For Unlikely Partners: Just Dance
But exploring the world of Rumi is not merely a matter of what I would call literary diplomacy, people-to-people diplomacy through poetry. Rumi was one of the wisest men to have wandered the earth. Besides exulting in his quest for love and God and the ...
For the Holidays: The Gift of Artistic Expression
You can even create something -- a poem, a cake, a hand made card or tree ornament, etc. -- and give it as a gift. Or, treat someone you love to a creative workshop or take one yourself. Forget what your big brother, sister, parent, so-called friend ...
Jake Old: My all-time favorite gift for Christmas
The banjo alone would have made for a fantastic Christmas gift, particularly given the situation. But I decided to go a little bit further over the top. I wrote a book of poems for her and had it printed in a hardcover book. And I threw in a CD of ...
Nancy Jo Eckerson: Wrap the world in love with acts of kindness
I am blessed enough to be a romantic to the very core of me. Read the “Song of Solomon.” Every verse shows that romance is a gift from God. And this love can be shown by simple acts of thoughtfulness, not just by full-blown tomes of poetry and loving ...
How Aimee Bender Feels After Memorizing a Poem: 'Caffeinated'
I don't want to perform a poem. I just like the idea of having the words accessible in my mind. I love poetry, and I wanted to carry Stevens's poem with me. To live with it. I'd never been required to memorize anything before—the days of learning ...
Sydney Morning Herald
Your week in the stars
Sydney Morning Herald
... to hear their praise. SCORPIO October 24 - November 22. A flirtatious text could make your eyes sparkle with delight. Never underestimate the power of your sex appeal. If you're single, you could find love at a club, photography exhibit or poetry ...
Building Christmas traditions
I love to meet people and hear about their unusual Christmas traditions, especially when it comes to the meals they prepare. I have mentioned before that my family comes together for a huge restaurant-style breakfast. The menu is elaborate so their ...
Fabu: Financial straits don't diminish Christmas spirit
She is passionate about children and poetry and uses her talent and experience to serve the cause of both. Fabu originally came to Madison from Memphis to attend graduate school ... Christmas suffered a blow when I was a child, not because I didn't ...
9 Children's Books That Summon the Native Christmas Spirit
Indian Country Today Media Network
He and his family are Onondaga, and while they struggle to make ends meet, the love they have for each other shines at Christmastime when they gift each other. At school, Lewis becomes ... Rendon (Smashwords, 2013). Well known for her poetry ...
Editorial: Last-minute stocking stuffer suggestions
Elko Daily Free Press
For that half-empty stocking, or an out-of-town friend you would like to have visit, pick up tickets or guest passes to the 30th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. The Western Folklife Center at Fifth and Railroad streets also has a ... Christmas and ...
Author DenHagan Shares Poetry For The Soul and Senses
PR Web (press release)
"Poetry from the Heart" contains over twenty-eight different types of poetry, with explanations and examples of each type. Many of his poems are romantic, such as "My Beloved," "Ode to Melissa," "To Love a Woman," "My Heart's Desire," "Love," and "My Love.
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