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Poetry spot: 'Taking Care of You Tonight' by Chandler Jensen AZCentral
Poetry spot is part of a collaboration with local poets to bring poetry closer to the center of our everyday lives.
Oxford poetry professor contest kicks off amid growing controversy The Guardian
Three candidates â Alice Oswald, Andrew McMillan and Todd Swift â issue campaign statements, as efforts to exclude Swift gather steam.
Answering-machine poetry from the Chemical Brothers Reading Eagle
The recordings are taken from a collection of spoken pieces.
Hillsborough survivors' words shortlisted for Forward poetry prize The Guardian
Truth Street by David Cain, which combines eyewitness accounts of the 1989 disaster, is nominated for best debut in year when 'poetry has come down from its ...
Best Books of 2019 So Far: 21 Fiction, Nonfiction and Poetry Picks To Read Before Memorial Day - Newsweek
Best Books of 2019 So Far: 21 Fiction, Nonfiction and Poetry Picks To Read Before Memorial Day Newsweek
Nearly six months into 2019, there's an ever-growing checklist of books on our personal reading radar. The Newsweek staff has spent the first part of the year ...
Review: Authors spotlight 41 of state's notable poets | Books The Advocate
"Louisiana Poets, A Literary Guide" by Catharine Savage Brosman and Olivia McNeely Pass, University Press of Mississippi, 256 pages, cloth cover, $28.
Hinge artist brings unique style of poetry - The Fergus Falls Daily Journal - Fergus Falls Daily Journal
Hinge artist brings unique style of poetry - The Fergus Falls Daily Journal Fergus Falls Daily Journal
You have read 1 of 10 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Tina Gross is a librarian, a poet, an activist and a Master of Fine Arts candidate in creative writing at ...
Instagram threatens to stifle a new generation of poets Financial Times
It all started when Nikita Gill realised that the number of likes on her most successful Instagram posts had stalled. âI had been getting about 20,000 likes but then ...
How Walt Whitman's Decade In Washington Changed His Life -- And His Poetry WAMU 88.5
On the 200th anniversary of the poet's birth, Washingtonians reflect on his time in D.C..
POETRY: Rappahannock Community College Library announces winners of spring contest - Fredericksburg.com
POETRY: Rappahannock Community College Library announces winners of spring contest Fredericksburg.com
The Rappahannock Community College Library announces the winners of the 2019 Spring Poetry Contest for the juvenile and adult categories. Sharon Ashley ...
The Life of Forgotten Poet Letitia Elizabeth Landon JSTOR Daily
The newly published biography L.E.L.: The Lost Life and Scandalous Death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the Celebrated âFemale Byron,â written by literary critic ...
Jasmine Powell Brings the Poetry of the Late Tiffany Austin to Life INDY Week
Through four solos, Powell creates a sacred space for history, poetry, and dance in "Approximation of a Woman."
'Poetry saved my life': Indiana poets are healing and connecting with their communities - Indianapolis Star
'Poetry saved my life': Indiana poets are healing and connecting with their communities Indianapolis Star
April is National Poetry Month. Poets in Indiana say poetry is vital and can help people change their lives.
âAttention Is the Beginning of Devotionâ The Atlantic
The late poet Mary Oliver warned against looking without noticing. In an age of distraction, her work is more urgent than ever.
Marin Poetry Center Traveling Show among upcoming literary events Marin Independent Journal
Book Passage: 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera; 415-927-0960; bookpassage.com. May 28: Kwan Kew Lai discusses âLest We Forgetâ with Dr. Fatima M.
Simon Armitage Is U.K.âs New Poet Laureate The New York Times
The role was previously declined by another distinguished poet, Imtiaz Dharker, who would have been the first person of color to hold it.
Yemeni poetry thrives despite trauma of civil war The Guardian
Poets explore how the artform can unite people on different sides of conflict.
Who needs poetry? We all do â and we need it now The Guardian
In an age in which we flee from ambiguity and complexity, poetry gives us permission to wonder.
A Bouquet Of Poets For National Poetry Month NPR
Looks like this year, April showers brought April flowers. As in, a bouquet of outstanding poets. So stop and smell the roses, my friends.
The postmodern poesy The Hindu
Here's some very good news. Imtiaz Dharker was as good as offered the poet laureateship of England, but preferred not to accept the honour and instead keep ...
A teen poet finds a way to shine a light on hate CNN
As part of the National Student Poets Program, Daniel Blokh has been leading poetry workshops at synagogues and Jewish summer camps that help ...
Eavesdropping on Ocean Vuongâs New Book The New York Times
Before he sold his first novel, âOn Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous,â for a hefty advance, Ocean Vuong was writing poetry. Which means he was broke.
AUDIO: "The Spiral Labyrinth," a Poetry-Sound Collaboration Orion Magazine
Four years ago I lost hearing in one ear while backpacking in western Montana. Despite many visits to doctors, acupuncturists, and naturopaths, the cause of the ...
High schoolers reveal power of poetry at competition Pamplin Media Group
High schoolers reveal power of poetry at competition , Local News, Gresham local News, Breaking News alerts for Gresham city.
Google's poetry algorithm automates teen angst Engadget
Roses are red, violets are blue, poetry is hard, but now a machine will do it for you. From today, you can use Google's AI to create a unique "poem portrait," an ...
Poets with a cause India Today
Multilingual poets and slam poetry sessions are spawning a new sub-culture in the city and taking up contemporary issues.
Poetry Out Loud 2019: High School Students Compete For Cash NPR
On Wednesday evening, nine high school students will compete for the title of national champion of Poetry Out Loud, a kind of annual spelling bee for poetry.
Poetry Month: Hanif Abdurraqib, Yanyi And Franny Choi NPR
April is the most poetic month, and we're celebrating by asking poets Hanif Abdurraqib, Yanyi, and Franny Choi to talk about what inspires them to write, and ...
Four New Poetry Collections Confront Despair With Wonder The New York Times
In âDoomstead Days,â Brian Teare tracks climate change on his walks. In âSight Lines,â Arthur Sze balances firing squads and rowboats. In âBrute,â Emily Skaja ...
KFAC to host poetry workshop Morehead State University News
The Kentucky Folk Art Center will host the âGetting Started with Poetryâ workshop, Saturday, May 25 from 1 to 3 p.m..
#NPRPoetry Month: Poet Danez Smith NPR
NPR's Michel Martin talks Twitter poetry with Danez Smith, co-host of The Poetry Foundation's VS podcast.
Poetry And Science, Under The Same Roof Science Friday
A wordsmith and an astrophysicist on why scientists have long been drawn to creative takes on scienceâand why creativity is central to scientific thought.
Ravenna teacher self-publishes book of poetry Record-Courier
For 34 years, Mike Whitmore has been carrying around a small black notebook in his back pocket. When he was in his 20s, he would jot down thoughts while ...
Les Murray: 'Subhuman redneck' and great Australian poet BBC News
Les Murray called himself a "subhuman redneck", but the Australian poet and writer was also "the patron saint of misfits" who sang the nation's landscape, ...
OpenAIâs new language AI is available to try yourself Vox.com
An Elon-Musk-founded AI research lab just unveiled GPT-2, a pretty decent text generator.
Fatimah Asghar talks poetry, prose and the diverse nature of being a Muslim American - Document Journal
Fatimah Asghar talks poetry, prose and the diverse nature of being a Muslim American Document Journal
Document speaks with the artist about the power of social media, expanding the narrative, and why collaboration is always her guiding principle with an ...
Introducing Nevada's Newest Poet Laureates KNPR
Poetry is artistic language meant to stir your imagination... it can also be a little intimidating. Nevada's new poet laureates want to change that. Heather Lang ...
Poet laureate Claudia Castro Luna wins $100,000 to bring poetry to the Columbia River - The Spokesman-Review
Poet laureate Claudia Castro Luna wins $100,000 to bring poetry to the Columbia River The Spokesman-Review
Castro Luna's winning proposal is to convene a series of poetry writing workshops and readings along the entire length of the Columbia River, from the point it ...
The Bookey Readings poetry series event set for May 17 Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
As part of The Harlow's ongoing poetry series, The Bookey Readings at The Harlow, poets Jane Brox and Betsy Scholl will share their spoken word in an art ...
Poetry for People Who Hate Poetry, No. 9 Cleveland Scene
This is the ninth column in a monthly series by Dave Lucas, the Poet Laureate of the State of Ohio. You can read his previous...
Raymond Antrobus becomes first poet to win Rathbones Folio prize The Guardian
The Perseverance, using the writer's experience of deafness to explore human communication, was praised by judges as 'exceptionally brave and kind'
James Matthew Wilson on What Poetry Is, and Isnât National Review
James Matthew Wilson is an award-winning professor of religion and literature at Villanova University and the author of two poetry collections, Some Permanent ...
3 To Do: Poetry, a play and art Marco News
Marco Island Center for the Arts invites the public to a free poetry reading and reception at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 25.
No rhyme or reason for age limit on Oxford poetry professorship The Guardian
Letters: Oxford university's search for a new poetry professor smacks of youthism, says Michael Horovitz, while Christine Elliott reflects on the hunt for the next ...
A visionary poet of the everyday Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Poet Michael Wurster's fourth collection of poems highlights life's ordinary moments with images that are both surreal and sublime.
Poetry winners offer insights on love, loss and joy The Recorder
GREENFIELD â Finalists in the 28th annual Poet's Seat Poetry Contest, ranging from teenagers to adults, recited personal stories of love, loss and joy at ...
Australia's Poet | Kevin Hart First Things
The Australian poet Les A. Murray (1938â2019) was born in Nabiac on the north coast of New South Wales. He deeply loved this part of the country all his life, ...
Catholic poet Dana Gioia: Is poetry still a spiritual vocation? America Magazine
Dana Gioia is a California-based poet, writer, and professor at the University of Southern California. Appointed by former governor Jerry Brown as California ...
Poet Gregory Orr Has Been Teaching 'How to Save Your Life' for Four Decades UVA Today
This moment represents a true sea change for our Creative Writing Program,â one of retiring English professor Gregory Orr's students said recently. âGreg is the ...
The Poetry of Rivers Smith College GrÃ©court Gate
Third-graders from the Campus School of Smith College spent a year studying the science of rivers. Then they spent a semester working with Cai Sherley '19 to ...
Les Murray, poet and 'gentle titan of Australian letters', dies aged 80 The Guardian
Australia's most renowned contemporary poet published close to 30 volumes of work.
Averyt: Poetry Month Vermont Public Radio
For more than 20 years, April has been observed as National Poetry Month . It's a time when poetry is shared across the country at readings and in.
'Voices of Poetryâ holds readings in cafes. Now, they read poetry in a Paterson boxing gym - NorthJersey.com
'Voices of Poetryâ holds readings in cafes. Now, they read poetry in a Paterson boxing gym NorthJersey.com
Voices of Poetry typically holds readings in libraries, cafes and bookstores. Now, they held one in a boxing ring.
Les Murray, Dissident Poet | David Mason First Things
Les Murray, who died at age 80 on April 29, has been called Australia's greatest poet, but such an encomium meant little to him. Murray grew up in dire poverty ...
Review: An âunapologetically politicalâ book of poetry touches on #MeToo and Black Lives Matter - Michigan Radio
Review: An âunapologetically politicalâ book of poetry touches on #MeToo and Black Lives Matter Michigan Radio
Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice is the title of a new anthology showcasing regional poets laureate. Our reviewer John Freeman.
Southern California poets find eager audiences at Claremont readings Press-Enterprise
To hear the diverse voices of Southern California's poets and beyond, head to Claremont, a town that values poetry. Every April since the early 1990s, ...
Hunt for next poet laureate still on as Imtiaz Dharker says no to job The Guardian
Pakistani-born British poet declines 'huge honour' as speculation switches to remaining contenders to succeed Carol Ann Duffy.
Skinhead laureate: How Philly poets feel betrayed by former revered poet with white nationalist past - Philly.com
Skinhead laureate: How Philly poets feel betrayed by former revered poet with white nationalist past Philly.com
Frank Sherlock, Philadelphia's second poet laureate, was in a white nationalist punk band in 1988.
Antelope Island's Cowboy Legends brings poetry, music to a beautiful setting Standard-Examiner
You don't have to be a cowboy to party like one. All you have to do is attend the annual Antelope Island's Cowboy Legends over Memorial Day weekend.
Poetry inspired by Hillsborough inquests shortlisted for award BBC News
A poet who found "humanity" and "beauty" in witness statements from the Hillsborough disaster has been shortlisted for a Â£5,000 prize. David Cain's Truth Street ...
Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County The Daily Herald
Casey O'Roarty: 7 p.m. May 28, Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park. Parenting is messy. âJoyful Courageâ is meant to help parents ...
Poetry for students Deccan Herald
There is a lot of cheer in Poonam Sethi's kindergarten classroom as children find a place to sit and get ready for the class to begin. It is the beginning of the week ...
The gravity in observing an apple and lifeâs poetry DNA India
The gravity in observing an apple and life's poetry - Korean writer-director Lee Chang-dong directed the movie in a series of ponderous, lazy frames.
Young poets honored for work | Local News Brunswick News
Poetryâ often conjures up the image of quills and ink, tools of an antiquated art. But nothing could be further from the truth.
Poetry Out Loud Winner: Isabella Callery NPR
The National Champion of this year's Poetry Out Loud competition was announced Wednesday. Isabella Callery recites "Thoughtless Cruelty" by Charles Lamb.
U.S. teen poets find no rhyme or reason to climate peril Reuters
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - "The ice caps are melting to blue - but don't you know that affects us too?" recited Jordan Sanchez, rehearsing her ...
LEL by Lucasta Miller review â the scandalous death of a popular poet The Guardian
Did a love affair lead to the demise of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, one of the most famous and most exploited poets in early 19th-century Britain ?
â¬10,000 Moth Poetry Prize winner revealed. Read it here The Irish Times
'Jude Nutter's Dead Drift does so many things only a poem can do'
One level up: Indie games are playing on desi history, poetry, myth Hindustan Times
Check out videogames that let you fight on the side of an Asura, walk through a forgotten museum, reconnect a drought-striken village and its river.
'Parabellum:' The violent blood poetry of John Wick Helena Independent Record
We are reminded early on that just because a man is blind doesn't make him a saint.
Senior college students publish first poetry book Lewiston Sun Journal
LEWISTON â The USM Lewiston Auburn Senior College students had their first poetry book, âWit, Wisdom and Whimsy,â published recently. Another book will ...
Where Poetry Fights for Justice, Flowers Bloom Monica Uszerowicz 05.17.2019 Cultured Magazine
Watch an exclusive video of the opening night for 'Where the Land is Free,' an exhibition presented by VOICES: Poetry for the People on view at Bakehouse Art ...
'Rouse for Ray' to memorialize Port Angeles poet Saturday Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES â In his short and blazing life, Raymond Carver inspired people: from âWildâ writer Cheryl Strayed to Alejandro IÃ±arritu, director of the ...
In Israel, There Are Poetry Slams For The Deaf Forward
In Israel, accessibility for the hearing impaired is far ahead of American media -- with sign language a norm on news broadcasts.
Origami Doll by Shirley McClure: poetry as life force The Irish Times
I felt her loss keenly while working with her poems. There were so many questions I wanted to ask her.
Arundhati Subramaniamâs book of poems offers up a world viewed with quiet wisdom and fresh insight - Scroll.in
Arundhati Subramaniamâs book of poems offers up a world viewed with quiet wisdom and fresh insight Scroll.in
Thus begins Arundhathi Subramaniam's new book of poetry, Love Without a Story. I was immediately hooked. The book's title may suggest a large, universal, ...
San AntonioâBased Poet Naomi Shihab Nye Named Young Peopleâs Poet Laureate Texas Monthly
âPoetry lives everywhere,â says poet Naomi Shihab Nye, who was named the Young People's Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation today. âWhether it's in a ...
Saudi Poetry Retired to Old Friends BloodHorse.com
Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Center near Georgetown, Ky., is happy to announce May 16 that grade 2 winner Saudi Poetry has been pensioned at ...
âI courted poetry early in lifeâ The Nation Newspaper
Funke Treasure is a poet, novelist, author and broadcaster. As an Assistant Director with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) she still finds time to ...
Four successes at home, one national try | Local News Stories Wahpeton Daily News
Participating in Poetry Out Loud was familiar. Participating in the national competition was a change.
Elemental Haiku: A Poetic Take on the Periodic Table HowStuffWorks
The Elemental Haiku combines art and science in a beautiful and surprising way. HowStuffWorks breaks it down.
On Poetry And Hearing Hartford Courant
Genie Johnson hit the jackpot this year when she was named a Connecticut Student Poet by the Connecticut Poetry Circuit. Johnson is a student at Quinebaug ...
Sweet tangerine: The lemon in poetry, songs and history The Hindu
We were discussing how wedding presents had changed over the years when a friend recalled the âlemon setsâ that were once gifted to every bride and groom ...
Naomi Shihab Nye is first Arab American author named Young People's Poet Laureate - Los Angeles Times
Naomi Shihab Nye is first Arab American author named Young People's Poet Laureate Los Angeles Times
Naomi Shihab Nye has become the first Arab American author to be named the Young People's Poet Laureate.
A poetic contemplation Deccan Chronicle
Dr Sigma Sathish has encorporated the works of nine contemporary poets in her new book.
Oh, Florida: Celebrating Florida poets with a little haiku action Tampa Bay Times
Some Florida haiku to calm you down during traffic jams and legislative sessions.
Too Old to Be a Poetry Professor at Oxford Inside Higher Ed
The University of Oxford introduced a rule in 2017 mandating that all professors retire before their 69th birthday. That rule applies to all fields and would violate ...
Celebrate National Poetry Month With the New Yorker Poetry Bot The New Yorker
Just in time for National Poetry Month, the New Yorker Poetry Bot is back! Launched in 2017, to celebrate the magazine's ninety-second anniversary, the bot ...
Poetry Foundation Names Beloved San Antonio Poet, Author and Educator Naomi Shihab Nye Young Peopleâs Poet Laureate - San Antonio Current
Poetry Foundation Names Beloved San Antonio Poet, Author and Educator Naomi Shihab Nye Young Peopleâs Poet Laureate San Antonio Current
Many Texans â myself included â were fortunate enough to become familiar with esteemed Palestinian-American poet, author and educator Naomi Shihab ...
Poet Laureate Simon Armitage elected Oxford college honorary fellow BBC News
Simon Armitage says Trinity College "provided the perfect foundation" while an Oxford professor.
Philadelphia's Ursula Rucker finds salvation in poetry WHYY
To mark the end of National Poetry Month, Ursula Rucker sat down with WHYY's Jennifer Lynn to discuss her writing.
Songs give new life to Holocaust victims' poetry Reuters
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - A Holocaust memorial project in Israel is turning poetry written by Jews during the Nazi genocide into songs, hoping the new music will ...
A Winner of the Silver Medal in Poetry 2018 on display in Book Expo America 2019 WebWire
Readers can expect author Hinnah Mian's book of prose and poetry, âTo Build a Home,â on America's most awaited book event on May, BookExpo. The fair ...
The Making of Poetry by Adam Nicolson review â Wordsworth, Coleridge, opium and mislaid cheese - The Times
The Making of Poetry by Adam Nicolson review â Wordsworth, Coleridge, opium and mislaid cheese The Times
On a beautiful afternoon in the late spring of 1798 Samuel Taylor Coleridge and his young friend William Hazlitt set off for dinner with William Wordsworth.
OPRF grad is the new U.S. Youth Poet Laureate Wednesday Journal
Sometimes it starts with a title. Or a framework. But no matter how it forms on the page, writing poetry for Kara Jackson is intentional.
Penn State poetry group named champions in national poetry slam invitational Penn State News
Penn State student organization WORDS (Writers Organized to Represent Diverse Stories), took home the championship title at this year's College Unions ...
Six Poets Recommend Six Poems for Poetry Day Ireland RTE.ie
For Poetry Day Ireland, six poets were asked by Poetry Ireland to recommend a poem close to their heart...
'Simon Armitage knows where the heffalump traps are': Andrew Motion on how to be poet laureate - The Guardian
'Simon Armitage knows where the heffalump traps are': Andrew Motion on how to be poet laureate The Guardian
The former laureate praises the appointment of Armitage, who will make the most of a role that has become less about 'royal stuff' and more about the poetry of ...
Former Spalding St Paul's student releases his own book of poetry Spalding Today
Former Spalding St Paul's School and ex Gleed Boys' School student Robert Pickering has published a new book - featuring his own collection of poetry.
National Poetry Month: Becoming Versed - News and Events Kalamazoo College
If your knowledge of poetry is limited, April is the perfect time to expand your horizons and practice your writing. That's because it's National Poetry Month, and ...
I Saw the Universe
I can see the navy blue of the skiesOr the cobalt of the nightI can see the stars wink, the grin of the moonDuring the changes of it's monthly face**I am in awe**I see the sun on it's yearly trekAlternately arousing the life in the earthAnd then desertion away to allow it to sleepUntil the next spring**I am told the Universe is "out there"Beyond those stars, moon and sun,Yet the power of what I can seeIs a fathoming clear of my comprehension**I am in awe**"Out there" no time, no seasons passNo sense of age, hatred or loss existOnly the infinity0f the Universe**What IS "out there"?What IS the Universe that has no end?What IS the power that creates all this?I want to see it too**And then I remember..
Expressing an Emotion - The Art of Copy Poetry
Writing poetry is an art, a way of expression, conclusion denotation in few words. A tune of passion flowing out onto the pages, words that flow into each other and yet convey the inner most opinion and feelings of those who read the words.
Portrait Of The Artiste As A Young Dog
Emlyn Williams Theatre, Mold, North Wales: 20th February 2003Clwyd Theatr Cymru commemorated the 50th anniversary of the death of the Welsh poet, Dylan Thomas (1914-1953) with a superb run of performances by a small but accomplished cast of actors.Described in the programme as "A affected journey all the way through the prose characters of Dylan Thomas", the creation was formed by Tim Baker, an Accomplice of the Royal Inhabitant Theatre, who won the Manchester Sundown News Best Visiting Assembly award in 1992 for the amply highly praised To Kill a Mockingbird.
Arizona Blue--Gunfighter: The Wolves Nest [Chapter One of Seven: The North]
[Episode Five]Arizona Blue-GunfighterThe Wolves Nest-in the North[Episode Five]Northern Minnesota Area-Winter of 1877Chapter One of Seven: The NorthThe area was known as Pigs Eye [St. Paul, Minnesota]; Northfield was a diminutive more notorious since Jessie James robbed the 1st General Bank, in September of last year, and more to the West.
Im Sorry Mom! A Mothers Day Poem
Mother's Day Poetry,I'm Sorry Mom!I'm sorry for the troubles And the qualms I brought you. I'm sorry for my mistakes, I didn't mean to make you blue.
Learn About Love From Poet Rumi
In this advanced age of technology, busy lifestyles, and obsession with consumerism have taken a lot of the romance and love out of our lives. The Internet has befit a average to associate with ancestors as each one is conclusion it a lot harder to meet one an added in the 'real' world.
Article on Poetry and Two Poems
Writing Poetry for TomorrowWhat does a man need to be a poet, or tomorrow's literary giant? Questions many a undergraduate has asked, from Harvard all the way to the area institution in one's hometown. What is the answer? Well, I can give you mine, and I'm sure if you asked a hundred writers, or a hundred scholars, you'd get two hundred altered answers.
Ode to: The Ice Maiden of Ampatos Acme [now in: English and Spanish]
Dedícate to Antonio Castillo. L.
The Lull of Dusk [Over Mantaro Valley] In English and Spanish
Twilight, was now beginning. As forthe sun, it was down-down over the Mantaro Valley of Peru.
Lima, City with the Stretched out Wings [In English and Spanish]
Lima, City with the Stretched out WingsIt's an ink-black night: no stars: a moon in sightJust dots of: red, green and white-white lightsAs the plane descends, descends, slides down On the long-drawn-out-spun-out drawn out city of light Uneven as a crumbled cake, lit up like a Christmas tree-The restless city, with its stretched out wingsStretching from the mountains to the sea- Winding because of the valley's, forests, and streams Stretches, stretches its naked wings-endlesslyAs,I'm descending, down, over and about the city (descending, descending, and sliding to the ground)The city with stretched out wings-and endless lights Down, behind, around, the ground, it's immune to me I'm just part of its evening, a induction in its inky seaInvisible people: cats, dogs, birds, and rats-infiniteUncountable: dots; streams of lit dots, dot-lights; People: walking, talking, sleeping, drinking by the dots People: waiting, killing, robbing, praying, by the dotsFor tomorrow, tomorrow and a new tomorrowThey say-:you are ruthless, and I know this to be trueAnd they tell me you have thieves and murders-And this, I dare say-but shall-is also true, very true But show me a city to the different of eight-million-? I shake my fist and say: '?show me! But no one does'So alive, so brave, with brawny and hungry hearts;I say, show me one that sings in poverty and smiles Prove me one that celebrates year-round of its heroes Show me painters that are as good-that sell on streets-As good as: Picasso, Dali, Rembrandt, and Yang YangAnd that welcomes the world with stretched out arms-Show me all this, or some of this, and I will say no moreWith this,I descend to its streets, its crowed winding streetsAs well as, to its neighborhoods with dust and dirty air, And hear the laughs of the children; the dogs on roofs Sights of the shoe-shiners: men and boys, in the parksAnd the copious food carts; -- musicians, paper sellersAnd with its naked featherless wings, casing all-My Lima, Peru with its distinguished Cathedral:Golden fair-haired with immense crowns, andWithin its plaza-square, a water fountain-celebrated.Under its sins, with its craggy aged men, lovely women,They all stand tall and bow to its Inca history, its glory- Its world that once ruled all, like the Roman Empire,Like the American Dream, they were the noble, the kingsAnd now, from grind and toil, sweat and strive, all, all Grinding, grinding away, each and everyday, lover of the, King of Kings: Jesus Christ-this is the Lima I know today; a mighty ship that has previously sailed the seven seas, now resting!?Spanish VersionLima, La ciudad con las alas extendidas Translated by Rosa PeñalozaEsta es una noche oscura: no estrellas, ni luna a la vistaSolo puntos: rojo, verde y blanco-luces blancasMientras que el avión desciende, desciende, bajando A la larga-extendida-plana persistente ciudad de luces Plana como un panqueque, encendida como un árbol de navidad-La despierta ciudad, con sus alas extendidasExtendidas desde las montañas hacia el océano Zigzagueante a través de los valles, bosques y riachuelos Estirando, estirando sus alas desnudas-interminablesMientras,Voy descendiendo, abajo, por encima y alrededor de la ciudad (Descendiendo, descendiendo, y deslizándose a la tierra)La ciudad con las alas extendidas-y luces interminables Abajo, Abajo, detrás, alrededor, la tierra, es inmune a mí Sólo soy parte de esta noche, un bautizado en su oscuro océanoInvisible: gente, gatos, perros, pájaros, y ratas, infinidadIncontables: puntos, riachuelos de luz, puntos de luz; Gente: caminando, conversando, durmiendo, comiendo bajo los puntos de luz Gente: esperando, matando, robando, rezando bajo los puntos de luzPor mañana, mañana y otro mañanaEllos dicen--:Tu eres implacable, y yo se que esto es verdadY ellos me dicen tú tienes ladrones, y muertes-Y esto, me atrevo a decir, que esto también es cierto, muy ciertoPero muéstrame una ciudad de ocho millones contraria --? Sacudo mis puños y digo: "?muéstrame," pero nadie lo haceTan viva, tan valerosa, con corazones fuertes y hambrientos:Digo, muéstrame una que canta en pobreza, y sonríe Pruébame una como esa, que celebra alrededor del año a sus héroes Muéstrame pintores tan buenos-que venden en las calles-Tan buenos como: Picasso, Dali, Rembrant y Yang YangY que recibe al mundo con extendidos brazosMuéstrame todo esto, o algo de esto, y no diré masCon esto,Desciendo a sus calles, atiborrada, zigzagueantes callesAsí como su raro vecindario con polvo en el aire Y oigo la risa de los niños, los perros en los techos Vista de los lustrabotas, hombres y muchachos, en los parquesY los numerosos carros de comida, músicos y vendedores de periódicosY con su desnuda y desplumadas alas, cubriendo todo-Mi Lima, Perú, con su renombrada catedral:Amarilla dorada con su coronadas torres, yDentro de su plaza cuadrada, una celebrada piletaBajo su piel, con sus arrugados ancianos, tiernas mujeres,Todos ellos parados altos, y reverenciando a su historia inca, sugloria- Su mundo que una vez gobernó todo, como el Imperio RomanoComo el sueño de América, ellos fueron los nobles, los reyesY ahora de pesadez, y esfuerzo, sudor, lucha, todos, todos extenuados, fatigados, este y cada día, amantes del Rey de los Reyes: Jesucristo-esta es la Lima que conozco, hoy; un poderoso barco que ya navegó los siete mares, ahora descansando?Author/Poet Dennis Siluk, web site: http://dennissiluk.
Learn About Love From Poet Rumi
Learn about love by analysis poetry by a long dead poet named Rumi. No need to look for antiquated texts concealed in caves.
Testimony to the Night [In English and Spanish]
In the quiet of the cold night- In its deep northern skies, Dim are the lights, in its coldEvening frost?! Even the stars of the arctic Seem noiselessly stone frozen!Here, here is where you find Peace and the beast within-! Remote, no ears or wordsTo disorder the mind To embed the throat; Here, here is where you die?(for a moment).Here, the sky has eternal eyes Eyes with cosmic tides Tides that never rest: they warWith the Universe- Likened to a dark deep abyss; Endless and never resting?Here my eyes seek and search In countless hours, ebbing and Sweeping the heavens aboveNumbing, changeless- Are the cosmos, the heavens? Here resides a curious peace?Here, resides a curious peace With an army of stars to defeat Shinning, mutely in the darkThe ebbing, eldritch dark; Time has no importance here, Here, resides a strange, peace?Cold and oddly numb are my feet, As I look up, upon the many bridges One star bridging the next-as if,If Kings and Queens were Guarding them-the Hosts- O-Yes! A strange, curious peace?Ah! Praise, praise be to thee, to thee Flaming, furious firmaments-ye, Ye, jog your memory me not, of the wars I left,Of the foes, divine immortals?The enemies that never rest Ah! Praise, praise be to thee, to theeI hear music, harmony from afar (there) There are storms clandestine in a storehouse, For tomorrow-war beyond, beyondOrion's dust?perpetual dust; There, there the sun is dim to bleak.
You Lost Your Last Back and Me
I will never think twice nor will I roll the dice When it comes to my life I will take my Grannio's adviceYou play the hand you're dealt when it comes to who will be your Dad - But if you bluff about a card's face value for too many years you disregard you had - No Aces or King of Hearts in your first deck - But considerably a worthless Joker-So Wild and Mad..
Hindu Poet - Kamalakanta
Kamalakanta was born in Burdwan India in the late 18th Century. From an early age he uttered an advantage in holiness and later in life Kamalakanta acknowledged commencement into Tantric Yoga from a Tantric yogi named Kenaram Bhattacharya.
Listen as I Share: WE
You speak simple, completley understandable justifications I abide by them, abide by you, honor what you tell me and even all the same I know where you're appearance from, I just required to share with you, let you hear: my heart..
Lord Byrons She Walks in Beauty
Lord Byron's break epic to "She Walks In Beauty" is among the most memorable and most quoted lines in romantic poetry. The breach lines are effortless, graceful, and beautiful, a decent match for his poem about a woman who possesses unforced grace and beauty.
The Art of Getting Poetic Critique
You can show your poem to your mom, your spouse, your co-workers, or your friends, but you might not get the responses that you can suck up into your a small amount journalism fingers to use in an endeavor to refine your craft. What does it actually mean when a big name who cares about you, but not for poetry says, "Wow, this is great.
Growing hurts sometimes; saying goodbye to friends, to equipment you've known and done to belongings you sought to do. Growing heals sometimes the crushed dreams and hopes of a life you once knew leading you to a new comprehension of yourself.
Ode, to the Mighty Midget Omac [In English and Spanish]
Part One Midget HistoryI am thirty-six inches tall, that is all-Honest to god I am My hair is green, my eyes red, and IHave a very thick neckMy eyebrows are thin, and my beardHas three hairs? And I bore abuse, when I was youngYes! It happened to be; day by day??folks laugh at me, my appearanceYou see?I make them appalled. .
Walt Whitman, Romance With a Stranger
The conception of brief encounters, even romantic encounters, with a stranger recurs often in the verses of Walt Whitman.Take, for example, these lines from one of the inscriptions that Whitman wrote to his 1860 journal of Trees of Grass.
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