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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.
Long life and poetry Illinois Times
I recently sat down with John and Peg Knoepfle at their residence in Hickory Glen to ask questions about their life experiences, both personal and literary.
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 ...
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 ...
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..
Greg Weaver: The promise of poetry to boost Indiana's creativity Indianapolis Business Journal
Think outside the box. Push the envelope. Be cutting-edge. All these overused phrases call for creativity in community affairs, business and elsewhere. But how ...
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 ...
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."
Sights and Sounds: poetry at the UCD Festival The Irish Times
Poetry jukebox features 10 poets reading a poem of their own and one by a precursor.
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 ...
'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.
Poetry club seeking members International Falls Journal
Members of the International Falls Adult Poetry Club are looking for more people to join them at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the back of the Coffee Landing Cafe.
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.
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.
âIf Youâre Reading These Words, Weâve Succeededâ: Prison Poetry Program Help Inmates Break Stereotypes - CBS Miami
âIf Youâre Reading These Words, Weâve Succeededâ: Prison Poetry Program Help Inmates Break Stereotypes CBS Miami
MIAMI (CBSMiami) â Every day, people are sentenced to prison for a variety of crimes. They're all different from race, age and even the crimes they committed.
Poetry: âIt's [never] just about a Duck on a Pondâ The Courier
In the past I was one of the many who found poetry to be entirely overdramatic. For me, poetry was simply not worth the effort it takes to truly understand its ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Poetry spot: 'Molcajete' by Annaleez Fishkind AZCentral
Poetry spot is part of a collaboration with local poets to bring poetry closer to the center of our everyday lives.
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, ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Falk Marries Her Poetry With Her Artwork Jewish Journal
Marcia Falk is best known as a modern maker of richly innovative Jewish prayers as collected in âThe Book of Blessings,â which was described by poet.
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.
Students share poetry works at assembly - Shelby County Reporter Shelby County Reporter
By SASHA JOHNS / Community Columnist. Columbiana Middle School, in conjunction with the Alabama Writers Forum and the Shelby Art's Council, presented ...
Julius Sokenu Awards: A Fitting End To Poetry Month Hartford Courant
Quinebaug Valley Community College celebrated Poetry Month (April) with their annual Julius Sokenu Poetry Awards night on April 25. Eleven QVCC and four ...
'Through poetry, I show there is more to my city than murder and trafficking' - Positive News - Positive.News
'Through poetry, I show there is more to my city than murder and trafficking' - Positive News Positive.News
A group of friends from Salvador in north-east Brazil are using spoken word to transform the way people see their city. From creating a cultural space in their ...
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 ...
Neil Hilborn sparks modern revolution through poetry The Badger Herald
The High Noon Saloon welcomed slam poet and storyteller Neil Hilborn back to Madison for a late Monday show. With local entertainer Kevin Willmott II opening ...
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 ...
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.
Rare seventeenth century poetry manuscript at risk of export GOV.UK
Manuscript of works by the poet John Donne is at risk of being lost abroad unless a UK buyer can step in to save it.
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.
Staff Picks: X, veteran poetry, Chris Goudreau, and free burgers Valley Advocate
Legendary punk band X is heading to Gateway City Arts in Holyoke this weekend. Never heard of X? Get ready to hear one of the most influential first wave punk ...
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.
Stand Out â Poetry Positively Naperville
When most people think of poetry, they think of a poem written hundreds of years ago in language that is confusing to the modern reader. However, modern ...
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.
Promoting poetry Brookings Register
BROOKINGS â Christine Stewart has been named South Dakota poet laureate by the South Dakota State Poetry Society. Stewart is a professor in South Dakota ...
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.
Is Yoko Ono Underappreciated as a Poet? Chicagomag.com
In Yoko Ono: Poetry, Painting, Music, Objects, Events, and Wish Trees (May 10 to August 22), the Poetry Foundation spotlights Grapefruit, a lyrical book of life ...
Poetry double feature at Pelican Bay goskagit.com
ANACORTES â San Juan Island resident Gary Thompson will read from his collection of poems at 7 p.m. Friday, May 24, at Pelican Bay Books and ...
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 ?
'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.
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'
How Poetry Helps Me Face an Invisible Illness Sojourners
I wrote the poem âI don't want to be in my body no moreâ for myself. I needed to come to terms with what my body is experiencing. If I'm being honest, I still ...
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.
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.
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 ...
Survivor testimonies from Hillsborough disaster up for poetry award BreakingNews.ie
David Cain is in the running for a Forward Prize For Poetry for his first collection.
'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 ...
Project turns poetry written by Holocaust victims into music New York Post
TEL AVIV â A Holocaust memorial project in Israel is turning poetry written by Jews during the Nazi genocide into songs, hoping the new music will amplify ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
'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.
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 ...
The Indie Poetry Bestseller List BTW
The American Booksellers Association's specialty bestseller lists provide a current snapshot of what's selling in indie bookstores nationwide.
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 ...
Have you ever practiced fascination with a celebrity you know is not a good match for you? Or how about an attractive connection that roots itself deep in your memory..
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 hardly more notorious since Jessie James robbed the 1st General Bank, in September of last year, and more to the West.
Burning Autumn Foliage [a poem in Spanish and English]
Burning Autumn Leaves [1950s in St. Paul, Minnesota]My long steel cutting rake punctured And twisted all through tons of autumn leaves (back in the '50s); And there's a hill yet, I didn't rake, I see Behind it, two embankments Leaves I didn't rake a day ago; The essence of fall sleeps on the ground.
The King and Delka & Moiromma: the Cold World [Parts 25 and 26]
#25The King and Delka [Split Mawkishness-on Moiromma /Part V]Sickly SentimentalityI have hunted out friends Only to find rawness Of their passion; And the equivalence Of their vision.Who out there can know My brainy verve?(Only the long dead)By King Moir I[Of Moiromma]Ah! the purposeless outer space come back to his mind as he stands on his circle looking up into he eerie dark.
Passion and Poetry, and Life
Ironically, the passion that can deactivate the loathing for difficulties depends on the crack to overcome these difficulties. The irony resides in the circularity of this code - which applies to all areas of activity, counting poetry: One must make the energy to overcome difficulties to attain achievement and feel capable, and one needs this achievement and affection to have a passion for construction this effort.
Antidotes for an Alibi
Amy King's first full-length collection, Antidotes for an Alibi, insists that we assay the illusory clarity of our procedures and the goals that motivate us. How does one in fact get from "A" to "B"-and is there ever actually a "B"? What color is the white space concerning "A" and "B"? Upon more rapidly inspection, apparent realities bring to light themselves to be absorbent and fragile, coated with textures and grains that lead the eye on unreliable pathways.
Take some time to stop and look at nature. Pick up a rock or two and think about where it might have in progress out and what it might have gone all through to end up where you found it.
Tale of the: Old Seeker and the Blonde Hare [In SPANISH and English now]
There once lived an old man and his goodwife On the edge of the thick of the woods; They lived in an old run-down shack For forty-years and some. The old man hunted for his living, And his wife sewed on her lap.
Ceasar Vallejo: Black Roses [In English and Spanish]
Cesar Vallejo: Black RosesBow down your head ol' poet- To face God's grace ahead There are no more trenchesTo dig today? In the reforest of your head,So-: Bow down, bow down,Ol' barbaric poet! Death rides the horse ahead I hear the crackling of a whip See the distraught eyes of death.He writ you to his den- The devil and his wind,So-: Bow down, bow down Your blood blemished brows He will take you to the edge.
The Assassinate of Lima and Footsteps to Mantaro Valley (Two Poems)
Footprints to Mantaro Valley (Peru; in English and Spanish)In what draw back art hid?-Where lessening mountains groan In shadow and amongThe fast-moving water of the Rio? Is not your name Mantaro Valley?Beyond the footsteps of the Andes--?I can hear your voice in echoesI can hear thy voice, beautifully low. I do but know thy by a glanceAs the clouds above me know? .
Ambiguity and Abstraction in Bob Dylan's Lyrics
To many colonize contemporary poetry is a turn-off. The basis for this is that the adult years of these poems are boring.
Lord Byrons She Walks in Beauty
Lord Byron's break ode to "She Walks In Beauty" is among the most memorable and most quoted lines in romantic poetry. The aperture lines are effortless, graceful, and beautiful, a appropriate match for his poem about a woman who possesses unforced grace and beauty.
Man Unbowed [A poem]
Man UnbowedUnbowed by sin, the world of man, stands Upon his feet he gapes into the sky, The apathy of centuries contained by his eyes, And in his heart the curse of the old world. Who made him dead to love and God? A thing that breathes only for wants and needs, With a lack of emotion, a brother to the fox? Who tightened and short of up his rough brow? (To make him look so grand, so proud-so tall.
I never belief I would have to say GOODBYE to my best friend? But that's what I had to do today I had to let go of her everlastingly -There was no other way For me to face realism Or pretend to be okay I had no idea -Of how hard it would be To in point of fact let go Of this huge part of me? Not tomorrow or ever -Will my life be the same Devoid of my Grannio here Life seems to be a game - Of attempt and questions?Questions that never end And have no answers That can begin to mend The wide hole confidential of meNor come close to curative My heart and soul that Seem to be atmosphere Lost, numb and empty-Completely hollow? Like I have nonentity left To exceedingly adhere to - All the way through life with respectShe was so much more Than my Grandmother I knew that already She left this earthAnd I told her so More than once or twice For the reason that she had to know Just how very exclusive -And truly blessed I felt to have her as my associate She was the best Devoid of a doubt -My Grannio gave me More than anyone Will ever exceedingly see? It was an silent -Kind of love That came with no environment And went far above The conventional caringAnd be an average of aid For a grandchild - Or ancestors of any sort She gave more of herselfTo me than a person In my life ever will Insignificant person could have done What she did for meWith so much devotion, Definite honesty And true emotion? Her allegiance was -Sincerely ceaseless I accomplish so much Now that I'm crying - And wishing thatI had just one more day To spend property her hand And difficult to take away Her fears and her pain -That took over her Body and her mind Like never before? In our lives -I would have earnestly Given 20 years of my life To have her simply Be here tomorrow -I cannot clarify The way I feel today Or how much I pain Is confidential of me -That will never go away No affair how much time passes I know this ache will stay With me forever?Just as her distinctive touch Will all the time be with me And mean so very much - To me and my son?Jakob Thomas Her "BabyDoll" And I assurance To never not recall -What she would have done If she was still here For him - her only one Great-grandchild?Resource Box - © Danielle Hollister (2004) is the Publisher of BellaOnline Quotations Zine - A free newsletter for quote lovers featuring more than 10,000 quotations in dozens of categories like - love, friendship, children, inspiration, success, wisdom, family, life, and many more. Read it online at - http://www.
Shakespeares Elegy XVIII, Shall I Equate Thee to a Summers Day?
Shakespeare's sonnets command time and endeavor to appreciate. Agreement the copious meanings of the lines, the crisply made references, the brilliancy of the images, and the difficulty of the sound, rhythm and assembly of the verse anxiety consideration and experience.
Ode To Quetzalcoatal [Now in Spanish and English]
Ode to QuetzalcóatlQuetzalcóatl the GreatNo one knew his true name, so they Called him Quetzalcóatl-feather Serpent He and his crew of nineteen: faces Strange faces, similes of a prince, a lord: King of the Yucatan in the year 986 ADHe was a tall man; long cloths, sandals; White as day, with a long beard, black hair. Some say red: some don't say? But they called him priest, Lord, king Amongst many things: god!.
I Saw the Universe
I can see the cobalt 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 departure 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..
It's dark, it's cold, its' just six thirty,thoughts of sleep still dull my brain,As I cluster down, contained by my coat,a rail user clone, just ahead of you for a train.Insidious rain, just showery down,through weak light of creeping dawn,Paper sandwich bags and old chocolate cups,blowing past, look so forlorn.
Savage Nature: The Life of Ted Hughes
One of the most crucial poets of the post-war period, Edward James Hughes (1930-1998), was drawn towards the primitive. He was charmed by the beauty of the biological world, often portraying its cruel and savage makeup in his work as a evidence of his own individual distress and magic beliefs - committed that contemporary man had lost touch with the elemental side of his nature.
New Poetic Work By Ethiopian Refugee Promotes Respect, Courage And Cultural Sensitivity
McLean, VA - "The Curative Conscious" tells the story of an Ethiopian colonist boy on his fascinating journey to America and adulthood. Biographer Kifle Bantayehu, a 23 year-old second-generation Ethiopian immigrant, recounts this affecting tale in poetic format.
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