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The 2019 National Book Awards Longlist: Poetry The New Yorker
The New Yorker announces the contenders in the 2019 National Book Awards category of Poetry.
Poet laureate Joy Harjo opens a Native 'doorway of hope' PBS NewsHour
Joy Harjo, the new poet laureate of the United States, is the first Native American to achieve that honor. Jeffrey Brown recently sat down with Harjo, a member of ...
Central City Poetry Festival Takes Over the Teller House Westword
Jeff Stover, lead organizer for the Central City Poetry Festival, talks about a new celebration of the written word taking place just a short drive to the west of ...
City Of Santa Clarita Unveils Selections For 2019 Sidewalk Poetry Project KHTS Radio
The City of Santa Clarita revealed poetry selections for the 2019 Sidewalk Poetry Project during a dedication ceremony on Thursday.
A Death-Haunted Poetry Book Mulls Lifeâs Reversals of Fortune The New York Times
Dunce,â by Mary Ruefle, confronts the extraordinary yet inescapable fact that all of us die.
The best recent poetry â review roundup The Guardian
Nobody by Alice Oswald; If All the World and Love Were Young by Stephen Sexton; In Her Feminine Sign by Dunya Mikhail; and I May Be Stupid But I'm Not ...
A Rebel French Poet Draws New Followers to the Hometown He Hated The New York Times
Pilgrims flock to the once-ignored grave of Arthur Rimbaud, the âJim Morrison of poets,â loved by fans as a tragic hero of free thought and authenticity.
10 poets make the National Book Awards longlist Los Angeles Times
10 poets have made the 2019 National Book Awards longlist.
Beinecke presents âBeyond Words: Experimental Poetry and the Avant-Gardeâ Yale Daily News
âBeyond Words: Experimental Poetry and the Avant-Gardeâ â a new exhibit at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library â consists of poetry expressed ...
Travel inspires poet to make sense of the world Kearney Hub
KEARNEY â Poet Heidi Hermanson considers her writing as the start of a travel experience for her readers.
Dennis Schmitz dies at 82 â the author and professor was Sacramentoâs first poet laureate - Sacramento Bee
Dennis Schmitz dies at 82 â the author and professor was Sacramentoâs first poet laureate Sacramento Bee
Dennis Schmitz, author of many books of verse and the city of Sacramento's first poet laureate, died in his sleep Sept. 12, according to his family. He was 82.
Walking the pup down pathway of poetry Kenai Peninsula Online
Creating a beautiful community lies in helping hands and creative minds â at least that's the premise of a poetry contest hosted this year by the city of Kenai.
This New Book Shows The Poetic Side Of Science Forbes
The book "A Sonnet To Science" highlights the creative side of research by profiling six scientists who also write poetry. From Ada Lovelace to Miroslav Holub, ...
FaceTiming About Poetry With Bella Thorne Papermag
It's nearly midday, but Bella Thorne is still in bed when her assistant hands her the phone. For the first few minutes of our hour-long Facetime session she ...
South County Poetry hosts Bonnie Young | Arts | San Luis Obispo New Times SLO
Bonnie Young, former SLO poet laureate, will be reading at South County Poetry's next monthly gathering at Red Dirt Coffee House in Arroyo Grande on...
Patricia Lockwood and Jillian Weise read their poetry at Redux on Sat. Sept. 28 - Charleston City Paper
Patricia Lockwood and Jillian Weise read their poetry at Redux on Sat. Sept. 28 Charleston City Paper
Blue Bicycle Books hosts a poetry reading with renowned poets Patricia Lockwood and Jillian Weise at Redux Contemporary Art Center on Sat. Sept. 28 at 7 ...
How To Hang On To Summer Vibes Through Poetry NPR
Before you fully hand yourself over to fall â know that there are ways to hold onto the summer fun. Tess Taylor gives NPR's Mary Louise Kelly a few poems to ...
Corbin finds escape in poetry off football field Daily Illini
During the season, he bounces around the backfield, breaks through tackles and rushes for touchdowns. In the offseason, he's listening to spoken word and ...
Poetry: Announcer (in memory of Russ Reilly) Addison County Independent
Russ Reilly, who among other things was a long-time announcer at Middlebury College football games, died July 24. A memorial *service* will be held at Mead ...
Whatâs happening at Project 1: Bike tour, poetry dance party WOODTV.com
You can see Project 1 by ArtPrize during a bicycle tour on Saturday.
Teen with autism finds voice through award-winning poetry The San Diego Union-Tribune
For years, during classroom discussions, Miles McInerney didn't talk much, which isn't the same as having nothing to say. His head was full of things worth ...
Instapoetry isnât poetry, but itâs booming business Press-Enterprise
By Timothy Green. Instagram poetry might be the most hotly debated topic in literature today. For the past few years, citing a boom in book sales, outlets like The ...
Engineers Sprint Ahead, but Donât Underestimate the Poets The New York Times
Technical skills taught in college have a short shelf life, while a liberal arts education prepares graduates for jobs that haven't been invented yet.
Poetry Vending Machine Moves To Eris Brewery In Irving Park Block Club Chicago
CHICAGO â A gumball machine that spits out poetry, not candy, has come to Eris Brewery. Customers can pop 50 cents into the machine at the Irving Park ...
Jane Mead dies at 61; poet's work was inspired by the natural world Los Angeles Times
Jane Mead, an American poet whose work was largely inspired by her love of nature and the interconnections between organisms and their environments, has ...
Ridiculous Rhyming Play "The Metromaniacs" Is Poetry in Commotion INDY Week
In Honest Pint Theatre's staging at NRACT, David Ives's nebulous meringue of a comedy lives as long as its wordplay stays aloft.
Finding Oneself in Poetry Hyperallergic
The poetry of Ariana Reines outlines a utopian prospect where suffering can be transformed into benevolent light. Jeffrey GrunthanerAugust 31, 2019.
Our Truest Loves: On Poetry and Parasocial Relationships lareviewofbooks
Sophia Stewart considers parasocial relationships through the lens of poetry.
George the Poet Is Pushing Podcastingâs Limits The New York Times
The London rapper and spoken-word practitioner brings music and verse together, and adds some politics and social observation.
I Faked My Way as an Instagram Poet, and It Went Bizarrely Well VICE
I decided to find out whether Instagram poetry took real talent, or if the whole thing is a sham, by becoming the worst poet the internet has ever seen.
writers for migrant justice brought poetry and protest together i-D
The growing collective hosted events in 45 cities to raise money for migrants detained at the border.
Poets to read works at Hodge library The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Minor Memorial Library in Roxbury will present a program of poetry with three poets Sept. 28 at 2 p.m.. Davyne Verstandig, Dimitri Rimsky, and J.E.A. Wallace ...
City to celebrate 2019 Sidewalk Poetry Project Santa Clarita Valley Signal
The city of Santa Clarita has scheduled a dedication ceremony for the 2019 Sidewalk Poetry Project on Thursday. The community is invited to hear from the ...
Poetry Bridging Continents IV: Bringing Together Chinese and American Poets, Scholars, and Cultural Ambassadors - NEC News & Events
Poetry Bridging Continents IV: Bringing Together Chinese and American Poets, Scholars, and Cultural Ambassadors NEC News & Events
Date/Time Date(s) - 10/28 - 10/31. All Day. Categories. Community Â· Event. Poetry Bridging Continents IV. October 28-31, 2019. New England College
Hungry for everything: Soho poet Steve Dalachinsky dies at 72 - The Villager The Villager
BY BONNY FINBERG |. âI have trouble recalling any significant, edifying or exhilarating free-jazz or total-improvisation concert I've attended at which Mr.
Language of love: Local club observes Dies y Seis with poetry, art Monitor
WESLACO â Blanquita Reyes dressed in traditional Mexican attire, displaying pink, orange and teal, as she oversaw the program inside the theater room at the ...
Book clinic: which collections will get me reading more poetry? The Guardian
Kate Kellaway on anthologies to help you find your taste.
Shubha Mudgal sings Kunwar Narainâs poetry Times of India
India News: NEW DELHI: When people came together for a concert to celebrate the life of Jnanpith recipient Kunwar Narain, they were greeted with everything ...
How to reach people with poetry? âFault in Our Starsâ author John Green, Chicago Poetry Foundation are trying - Chicago Tribune
How to reach people with poetry? âFault in Our Starsâ author John Green, Chicago Poetry Foundation are trying Chicago Tribune
Young-adult author John Green ("The Fault in Our Stars") is behind a new YouTube series "Ours Poetica," launching in Chicago with the Poetry Foundation, with ...
Music This Guy Reciting Reggaeton as Poetry Is the Only ASMR We Need Remezcla
I've never quite fully understood the benefits or appeal of ASMR as a concept. Millions of others surely disagree, as videos of tapping, chewing, and crinkling ...
Registration open for Poetry Out Loud Lewiston Sun Journal
AUGUSTA â The Maine Arts Commission has opened registration for the 2019-20 Poetry Out Loud program. Poetry Out Loud is a student recitation contest that ...
Poetry Book, Film Honor Provide Reasons for Faculty to Celebrate Kalamazoo College
Oliver Baez Bendorf released a collection of poetry and Documentary Film Instructor Danny Kim was nominated for an award at the Royal Starr Film Festival.
'Bone Fires': Visiting poet's 'Unholy Sonnets' Hillsdale Collegian
Jarman is known for his role as one of the main leaders of the New Formalist movement of poetry, which started in the '70s and '80s. This movement was based ...
Former US poet laureate Rita Dove wins $100,000 prize Washington Post
NEW YORK â Former U.S. poet laureate Rita Dove has received a $100,000 prize for lifetime achievement. Dove, whose previous honors include the Pulitzer ...
Nature and verse: Quebecois, U.S. poets meeting at ODU Virginian-Pilot
Each year for the past few years, ODU has put together a Quebecois-ODU poetry festival. This year's focuses on ecological concerns, catastrophes, and, yes, ...
Street Roots vendor profile: A thinker, a dreamer, a poet Street Roots News
In our creative writing circle at Street Roots, Peter Salzmann is a star. He is a regular member, appreciated not only for his inspiring poetic responses to our ...
Q & A with State Poetry Champion and spitting poetry verses Arizona Daily Wildcat
Edgardo Aguilar, a Tucson native, former Desert View High School student, and now a University of Arizona freshman acquired one more important title this ...
Yale-UCL Medicine Poetry Competition continues Yale Daily News
From Robert Frost to red blood cells, it's a surprise to many that medical students can be poets on the side. At the Yale School of Medicine, however, it's a yearly ...
Frank Ormsby, Ireland's new Professor of Poetry: âI like poems without pomposity or pretentiousnessâ - The Irish Times
Frank Ormsby, Ireland's new Professor of Poetry: âI like poems without pomposity or pretentiousnessâ The Irish Times
A Q&A with Ireland's new Professor of Poetry by Reading Ireland editor Adrienne Leavy.
Making Sense of Poetry KPFA - 94.1FM
Why does poetry seem so impenetrable to so many of us? Do poets say something and mean something else? Matthew Zapruder talks about what sets poetry ...
'Everything Must Go' Investigates Gentrification through Poetry, Illustrations WTTW News
Chicago poet Kevin Coval and illustrator Langston Allston discuss their new book about Wicker Park in the 1990s â and the forces of gentrification that have ...
The Spirit Of The Plug Poetry Project WUTC
The Plug Poetry Project is a docuseries that features contemporary poets in Chattanooga today, from the best-established poets to emerging ones. On Friday,
Remembering Poet Steve Dalachinsky NewsWhistle
I can't sleep, thinking of him. He was always so vulnerable. His final decade was, finally, happy. He got some long overdue recognition, though not enough.
Poetry Collection Reflects On Raleigh, City Life NC State News
One poet's reflections on the city of Raleigh and how people interact with cities.
For Camille Barr, transitioning from poetry to music was a natural progression Beat Magazine
Born and raised in Byron Bay, Barr has made a name for herself as an environmentally and politically minded poet, publishing work in Green Left Weekly and ...
The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate on How Poetry Can Counter Hate TIME
Joy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. poet laureate, tells TIME about her new book, 'An American Sunrise,' and the state of poetry. You found your voice as a ...
President announces Frank Ormsby as new Ireland Professor of Poetry The Irish Times
Enniskillen poet was long-time editor of Honest Ulsterman and anthologist of Northern poetry.
âDonât Be Niceâ Film Review: Slam Poetry Doc Follows Artists Finding Their Own Voices - TheWrap
âDonât Be Niceâ Film Review: Slam Poetry Doc Follows Artists Finding Their Own Voices TheWrap
The members of the Bowery Slam Poetry Team articulate their anguish, invisibility and trauma onstage.
The New Poet Laureate, Joy Harjo, and American Memory The New Yorker
The poet Joy Harjo, who was recently named the U.S. Poet Laureate, and who is the first enrolled member of a Native American tribe to hold the position, has ...
Greensburg's 'Bridging the Gap' poetry project to feature Pittsburgher's ode - TribLIVE High School Sports Network
Greensburg's 'Bridging the Gap' poetry project to feature Pittsburgher's ode TribLIVE High School Sports Network
A Pittsburgh woman is the latest poet to have her work selected for the Bridging the Gap public art project â an installation which reveals poems gradually by ...
Poet Ty Williams writes honestly about the lies we tell Columbus Alive
The poet will read from his just-released collection, âElegantly Buried Lies,â tonight at Kafe Kerouac. Poet Ty Williams talked extensively about lying in a recent ...
A perfect storm of poetry, struggle and library science by Hamilton poet/librarian Paul Lisson - TheSpec.com
A perfect storm of poetry, struggle and library science by Hamilton poet/librarian Paul Lisson TheSpec.com
Paul Lisson, noted Hamilton poet/artist and librarian/archivist, is debuting his first published book of poetry, The Perfect Archive.
CT Poetsâ Corner: Christine Beck processes her memories through her poems as a healing tool - Hartford Courant
CT Poetsâ Corner: Christine Beck processes her memories through her poems as a healing tool Hartford Courant
Former West Hartford poet laureate Christine Beck says her poetry has helped her uncover and process memories.
Celebrating Herman Melville, the poet The Washington Post
If you've ever found yourself awash in the frothing whitecaps of Herman Melville's prose, you are in good company. The authorial harpooner hit the ...
Kevin Mitchell explores trauma in new book of poetry Colorado Springs Independent
Kevin Mitchell, 47, is an activist, emcee and poet with no shortage of talent. Mitchell, who has lived in Colorado Springs since 1998, is an unapologetic black ...
Literary pick of the week: Poet Bruce Weigl reading Tuesday St. Paul Pioneer Press
Poet Bruce Weigl, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, will give the first public reading from his new collection, âOn The Shores of Welcome Homeâ on Tuesday, ...
In San Francisco's North Beach, pasta, poetry and uncertainty Los Angeles Times
Some visit San Francisco's North Beach because it tastes like Italy, and some visit because it howls like the Beat Generation. But the times, they are a-changing.
There is unique power to choosing poetry that celebrates the life of someone we've loved and lost - iNews
There is unique power to choosing poetry that celebrates the life of someone we've loved and lost iNews
You will be bringing yourself to life. You will be celebrating the person who has gone in a way that has never been done before.
Poet Lemn Sissay's My Name is Why: a powerful memoir of a childhood in the care system - New Statesman
Poet Lemn Sissay's My Name is Why: a powerful memoir of a childhood in the care system New Statesman
The inspiration for the poet Lemn Sissay's latest work is the opposite of poetry. My Name Is Why has as its muse the clunky, typewritten drone of officialese that ...
Steve Dalachinsky, Poet Who Chronicled and Championed the Jazz Avant-Garde, Dies at 72 wbgo.org
Steve Dalachinsky, a contemporary poet unrivaled in his dedication to the jazz avant-garde, not only as a gimlet-eyed observer but also as a prolific.
Georgia Tech Poet Ilya Kaminsky Awarded Prestigious Academy of American Poets Fellowship - Georgia Tech News Center
Georgia Tech Poet Ilya Kaminsky Awarded Prestigious Academy of American Poets Fellowship Georgia Tech News Center
Dr. Ilya Kaminsky, the Bourne Chair in Poetry and director of Poetry @ Tech, was awarded the prestigious Academy of American Poets Fellowship. The Award ...
âNot JUST Cowboy Poetryâ and Apple Pie Throwdown supports library and art center - The Willits News
âNot JUST Cowboy Poetryâ and Apple Pie Throwdown supports library and art center The Willits News
Enjoy apple pie, poetry, song and an afternoon on the lawn at the annual Not JUST Cowboy Poetry fundraising event Saturday, Sept. 28. This year's event is ...
WFC announces lineup for 36th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Elko Daily Free Press
ELKO â The Western Folklife Center is pleased to announce the artist line-up for the 36th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Jan. 27âFeb. 1, 2020 in Elko.
Patricia Dobler Poetry Award honors unpublished women over the age of 40 PGH City Paper
It's no secret that women become less publicly visible after a certain age. In Hollywood, female actors see their roles decline much more rapidly than...
Ms. Muse: Purvi Shah Resists Erasure and Rewrites History with Feminist Poetry Ms. Magazine
Ms. Muse is a discovery place for riotous, righteous and resonant feminist poetry that nourishes and gives voice to a rising tide of female resistanceâbrought to ...
When Milton met Shakespeare: poet's notes on Bard appear to have been found The Guardian
Hailed as one of the most significant archival discoveries of modern times, text seems to show the Paradise Lost poet making careful annotations on his edition ...
An examination of Antonych's poetry The Ukrainian Weekly
The Grand Harmony,â by Bohdan Ihor Antonych, translated by Michael M. Naydan. London: Glagoslav Publications, 2017. 74 pp. ISBN: 978-1-911414-35-3 ...
This Indianapolis nurse quit her job to become a poet. Now people hire her to write poems. - Indianapolis Star
This Indianapolis nurse quit her job to become a poet. Now people hire her to write poems. Indianapolis Star
Ariane Cyusa quit nursing to pursue poetry full-time. She founded Feel and Heal Poetry, a full-*service* poetry business in Indianapolis.
COWBOY POETRY: Grandma's Tree Hut Cache Valley Daily
The years flew by so fast; we're now called Grandma/Grandpa Angell. Grandkids are the best, but they can be a doggone handful. So, Grandma got this wild hair ...
An Advice Columnist Taps into the Pain, Poetry and 'Tiny Beautiful Things' of Life WTTW News
Janet Ulrich Brooks in the Chicago premiere of âTiny Beautiful Thingsâ at Victory Gardens Theater. (Photo by Liz Lauren). In 2010, writer Cheryl Strayed, already ...
Nevada Poetry Out Loud competition registration begins | Carson City Nevada News Carson Now
CARSON CITY â Registration is under way for the Nevada's 2020 Poetry Out Loud competition and high school teachers and students throughout the state are ...
Eternal Poet Brooklyn Rail
Bob Kaufman is a poet; Bob Kaufman is a man steeped in a mythology sprinkled with a few facts. For many he exists as the man who wrote poems on ...
7 Poets Like Rupi Kaur To Read, Because There Are So Many Talented Writers Out There Bustle
Whether you're a die-hard poetry fan or have little interest in the art you'll almost certainly have heard of Rupi Kaur. The acclaimed poet and creative shot to ...
Gyles Brandreth says 'learning poetry by heart' can delay dementia carehome.co.uk News
Gyles Brandreth gave his views to carehome.co.uk's first-ever podcast 'Let' Talk About Care' and told us why poetry is officially good for everyone, from the ...
Huffman awarded a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship Iowa Now
Jane Huffman, grants and funding manager for the Iowa Youth Writing Project, was awarded a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship ...
The Beet Poets to perform Tuesday Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
WINTHROP â The Bailey Library will host the Beet Poets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, for an free evening of poetry, storytelling and music at the.
Poetry Becomes an "Open Hydrant" for Bestselling Author Barbara Kingsolver '77 DePauw University
Barbara Kingsolver, the best-selling author and 1977 graduate of DePauw University, is currently working on a screenplay. In a Washington Post column she ...
A career fighting fires and a famous friend inspire Brunswick poet Press Herald
Retired Boston firefighter Bobby Breen, seen here at his home in Brunswick, has just published his third book of poetry. Brianna Soukup/Staff Photographer.
POET Confirms AGM Webcast Presentation and New Special Meeting Date Yahoo Finance
TSX Venture: PTK), the designer and developer of the POET Optical Interposer and Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs) for the data center and ...
âLiving By Heartâ group helps to facilitate healing through poetry and fellowship - Community Advocate
âLiving By Heartâ group helps to facilitate healing through poetry and fellowship Community Advocate
For the members of the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church's Living By Heart group, poetry and fellowship is helping to deal with that trauma and pain.
za - 23rd Poetry Africa in Durban in October Artslink.co.za News
Participating poets for the annual Poetry Africa Festival, hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Centre for Creative Arts (CCA), have been announced.
Wigtown Prize for Poetry won by Scots language entry for first time The Scotsman
A poem written in native Scots has beaten stiff competition from around the globe to win a prestigious prize. Shiftin, by Mhairi Owens, was up against entries by ...
Detroit Former felon turned business partner uses art and poetry to change his life Anu Prakash - WXYZ Detroit
Detroit Former felon turned business partner uses art and poetry to change his life Anu Prakash WXYZ Detroit
A Detroit man who spent more than a decade behind bars says it was art and poetry that helped turn his life around.
Phillyâs New Youth Poet Laureate Wants You to Take Young People Seriously Philadelphia magazine
Mia Concepcion, a 17-year-old senior at Science Leadership Academy, on her work and why adults shouldn't discount the youth perspective.
Waffle House has an official poet laureate. For real. Atlanta Magazine
The phrase âscattered, smothered, and coveredâ has a certain poetic ring, so it's fitting that Waffle House has its own poet laureate. Georgia Tech poetry ...
Poetry reviews: Three new collections from Irish poets Irish Times
New works by Nessa O'Mahony, Catherine Phil MacCarthy and Patrick Deeley.
Magdalena GÃ³mez named Springfield Laureate Poet for 2019-2021 MassLive.com
Magdalena GÃ³mez was named the city's new poet laureate during a ceremony held at Springfield City Hall. The title is awarded by the mayor to a poet and ...
Introducing Lincoln's first poetry vending machine The Lincolnite
Two innovative new vending machines were launched at the University of Lincoln this week, but instead of the usual chocolate and crisps it will dispense poetry.
Bobby LeFebre Shares Talent As Stateâs Poet Laureate: âDiscuss Things That Matterâ - CBS Denver
Bobby LeFebre Shares Talent As Stateâs Poet Laureate: âDiscuss Things That Matterâ CBS Denver
DENVER (CBS4) â Bobby LeFebre is used to breaking down barriers, and now he's set to do the same all over Colorado as the state's Poet Laureate.
Vermont Poet Prepares to Surprise at the Burlington Book Festival Mountain Lake PBS
Prize-winning poet Garret Keizer will deliver the "headlining reading" at the opening ceremonies of the Burlington Book Festival on Friday, September 27.
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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