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'A unique and slightly mad effort': mapping Britain in poetry The Guardian
A national community arts project, where poems are matched to precise locations, is reinventing a 17th-century classic for the digital age.
This writerâs job: Get young people to see poetry everywhere Christian Science Monitor
Naomi Shihab Nye, the new young people's poet laureate, encourages children to slow down and notice details â to see that every life is extraordinary.
See inspiration for Angelouâs poetry at historic Overtown rooming house Miami Herald
Tucked into the Miami neighborhood of Overtown is the Historic Ward Rooming House. It was where blacks and Native Americans could stay, and sleep safely, ...
CT Poetsâ Corner: The prose poetry of Charles Rafferty reflects lifeâs tiny moments - Hartford Courant
CT Poetsâ Corner: The prose poetry of Charles Rafferty reflects lifeâs tiny moments Hartford Courant
Charles Rafferty, an award-winning author who directs the MFA program at Albertus Magnus College and teaches at the Westport Writers' Workshop, shares his ...
The industry and poetry of David Smith The Economist
THREE YEARS before he died in a car crash in 1965, David Smith was invited to create work for the Due Monde festival in Spoleto, Italy. One or two pieces ...
Pod Goals: Versify Weaves Simple, Heroic Tales With Original Poetry Nashville Scene
For the sixth installment in our ongoing series about local podcasts, we talk to the poets of Versify.
Marie Ponsot, elegant poet of the sea, stars and her seven-child family, dies at 98 - Washington Post
Marie Ponsot, elegant poet of the sea, stars and her seven-child family, dies at 98 Washington Post
She won the National Book Critics Circle Award for her 1998 collection âThe Bird Catcher.â
Modern poetryâs sentimentality problem New Statesman
Two new but stale collections offer joyless caricatures of passion.
Podcasts Are Providing A New Way Into Poetry NPR
A poem on the page has its appeal â but poetry spoken aloud is a more intimate experience. And a new crop of podcasts are expanding poetry, giving context ...
Why Read Poetry? Cherwell Online
It's easy to be intimidated by poetry. Often it withholds as much as it gives, leaves obscure as much as it reveals. And there is so much of it. So many different ...
Novato High School students ace national poetry contest Marin Independent Journal
Eight teens from Marin School of the Arts at Novato High School dazzled national poetry judges in a new contest run by the New York Times.
American Life in Poetry | Ragged Right | journalstar.com Lincoln Journal Star
The following poem by James Davis May, published in 32 Poems Magazine, has a sentence I'd like to underline, because it states just what I look for in the ...
Marie Ponsot, Poet of Love, Divorce and Family, Dies at 98 The New York Times
After a promising start as a published poet in the 1950s, Marie Ponsot put her career aside. She was a single mother in New York City, with seven children to ...
Remembering the life and poetry of Marie Ponsot America Magazine
The poet Marie Ponsot, who died on July 5 at age 98, had a life eventful enough to overshadow her poems. Nevertheless, future generations of readers will still ...
The Poetry of Lali Tsipi Michaeli TLV1 Podcasts
Lali Tsipi Michaeli's work attempts to capture, not just the mind at work, but also the spirit, the soul, as it becomes aware of itself as an entity both anchored in, ...
New book of poetry inspired by the Isle of Wight and wider world Isle of Wight County Press
LIVING on the Isle of Wight proved the perfect inspiration for a new poetry book.
Watch These Young Spoken-Word Poets Take On Climate Change Natural Resources Defense Council
Across the world, tens of thousands of young people are taking to the streets to protest climate inaction. And at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem last month, ...
Orhan Veli KanÄ±k becomes 2nd most read poet in world Hurriyet Daily News
A masterpiece by a prominent 20th-century Turkish poet became the second most widely-read poem in the world, according to a Berlin-based multi-lingual ...
DC church mixes spoken word and social justice with 'Prophetic Poetry Slam' - Episcopal News Service
DC church mixes spoken word and social justice with 'Prophetic Poetry Slam' Episcopal News Service
LaTonya Merritt performs at All Souls Episcopal Church's Prophetic Poetry Slam in Washington, D.C., on July 13, 2019. Photo: Egan Millard/ENS. [Episcopal ...
Missoula kids learn poetry and pasta | Local The Missoulian
Twenty-one kids spread out along the sidewalk in front of Caffe Dolce Monday, with some talking in groups of two or three, and others off by themselves reading ...
Albuquerque Museumâs 3rd Thursday event offers poetry and projects for entire family - KRQE News 13
Albuquerque Museumâs 3rd Thursday event offers poetry and projects for entire family KRQE News 13
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)- Every third Thursday of the month, the Albuquerque Museum hosts a 3rd Thursday event. This is a free after-hours program that ...
Z-Line Poetry: "Madre America" bushwickdaily.com
Our OG Bushwick poet comes back for our third installment. â Bushwick Daily.
Joy Harjo is the first Native American U.S. poet laureate The Washington Post
âMy role as a poet is as a healer,â says Joy Harjo. âPoetry is a healing force.â The 68-year-old Native American writer first felt that restorative power during a ...
âThe Last Love Poem I Will Ever Writeâ and other best poetry of the month The Washington Post
How do people deal with traumas and painful memories? For Gregory Orr, one of our most esteemed lyric poets, the answer is to embrace language and to grow ...
50 Must-Read Best Poetry Books Book Riot
Get more poetry into your life with this list of 50 of the best poetry books, with books from ancient times through today.
Dead Poets Society: 30 years on Robin Williams' stirring call to 'seize the day' endures - The Guardian
Dead Poets Society: 30 years on Robin Williams' stirring call to 'seize the day' endures The Guardian
From its enthusiasm for literature to its rousing finale, Peter Weir's film is a salute to inspiration itself.
Campbell McGrath Reads Czeslaw Milosz The New Yorker
Campbell McGrath joins Kevin Young to discuss âRealism,â by Czeslaw Milosz, and his own poem âThe Human Heart.â McGrath has published several poetry ...
Stranger Things' Dacre Montgomery Has A Poetry Podcast You'll Want To Listen To Refinery29
Actor Dacre Montgomery is nothing like his "Stranger Things" character, Billy Hargrove â and he has a soothing, sensitive poetry podcast to prove it.
Poetry readings planned at The Harlow Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Poets Elizabeth Potter and Judith Robbins will be featured at 7 p.m. Friday, July 19, at the Harlow, 100 Water St., in Hallowell. The event is part of the.
Poetry for People Who Hate Poetry, No. 10 Cleveland Scene
This is the tenth column in a monthly series by Dave Lucas, the Poet Laureate of the State of Ohio. You can read his previous columns here. *** But does poetry ...
From the Porch Steps: Does anyone read poetry? Daily Commercial
I was looking through all my little nooks and crannies for a pamphlet I had written years ago called raising baby on a shoe string, or something like that. A friend ...
NPR Review: 'The Cuban Comedy,' By Pablo Medina NPR
Pablo Medina's The Cuban Comedy walks a fine line between poetry and political satire. The story is deeply immersed in post-revolution Cuba, in the crumbling ...
The poetry of preserving what we hope to leave behind Angelus News
Preservation,â the first poem of Craig Beaven's debut collection, is set in Texas on the eve of a hurricane, the storm âstill 12 hours away, still // hot and sunny / in ...
Glaser uses poetry to reflect on humanity | Spotlight SoMdNews.com
The Maryland Writers' Association created the Writers' Round Table Program to encourage writers, poets, playwrights and authors through monthly articles and ...
New L.A. book festival LitLit announces talks by poets Yesika Salgado, Vickie Vertiz and more - Los Angeles Times
New L.A. book festival LitLit announces talks by poets Yesika Salgado, Vickie Vertiz and more Los Angeles Times
The city's newest book festival, to be held at the Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles arts complex, will host four panels on July 20 and 21 as part of its programming, ...
Watch Your Poetry With The Visible Poetry Project Book Riot
The Visible Poetry Project has a clear mission: launch 30 videos in the 30 days of April to celebrate National Poetry Month. Get the deets here!
Poetry: Roughing It Adirondack Almanack
Roughing It. I remember cold backpack mornings in Augusts in the Adirondacks in the late 1960s, hanging-in our sleeping bags long after waking from sleep
Psychiatric Times' Poet Awarded International Prestige Psychiatric Times
Congratulations and kudos to Dr Richard M. Berlin, whose poem âEye Contactâ was chosen to be included in the 2019 Hippocrates Prize Anthology.
Miya Poetry: Why is it creating noise in Assam now | Explained India Today
Simply put, the Miya poetry genre paints a picture of stigma and humiliation embedded in the identity -- "Miya" tag.
Poetry Contest Is For Those Touched By Cancer CapeNews.net
Falmouth Public Library and Falmouth Hospital are partnering for the poetry writing contest, Poetry of Courage and Survival, for anyone affected by cancer.
Poetry in Muslim âdialectâ kicks up a storm in Assam The Hindu
Pranabjit Doloi, a freelance journalist, had filed the complaint objecting the âuse of certain terms conveying to the world that the Assamese people are ...
Harvard's Stephanie Burt rethinks our relationship with poetry Harvard Gazette
Stephanie Burt's new book is a guide to understanding an art form that for many feels difficult to access. She talks about creating a âtravel guideâ for poetry.
Alabama's 'Father Goose' is as prolific a poet as ever AL.com
Charles Ghigna (pronounced âGeen-ya,â with a hard g), better known as the poet âFather Goose,â happily climbs the stairs to his wood-paneled office, which he ...
Stockton educator turns author with book of poetry for kids Stockton Record
LODI â Unbeknownst to longtime educator Sylvia Ulmer, decades of stories from growing up in El Salvador to having silly conversations with one of her 10 ...
America has its first Native poet laureate and her interview is a must-read. GOOD
Not only can poetry foster a love of language, it can also help create tolerance for cultures that have been erased throughout history. Joy Harjo, a member of the ...
Intimidated by verse? âDonât Read Poetryâ explores how to enjoy poems. - Christian Science Monitor
Intimidated by verse? âDonât Read Poetryâ explores how to enjoy poems. Christian Science Monitor
Stephanie Burt entices readers into an appreciation of poetry by demystifying the act of poetry reading.
Charles Simic reflects on what set James Tateâs late poetry apart The Washington Post
What makes James Tate's later poetry unlike that of most American poets writing today is that it is rarely about him. It was not always like that. When I first met him ...
Bella Thorne Said Sheâs Baring All In Her New Poetry Novel BuzzFeed News
Thorne opened up about her past and present in a collection of newly published poems, she told BuzzFeed News' Profile.
Lit Bits: Ron McCallum's memoir and spaced-themed poetry The Canberra Times
From 'meet the author' events to poetry readings, there's plenty happening in Canberra's literary world this week.
Poets to read Mount Desert Islander
SOUTHWEST HARBOR â Starr Cummin Bright and Susan Deborah King will read their poetry on Tuesday, July 16, at 5:30 p.m. at the Southwest Harbor Public.
Muni Poetry - Great Highway (18 46th Avenue) thebaycitybeacon.com
This article is part of a poetry series dedicated to every Muni route in San Francisco. You can find the poet, Mc "Mack" Allen, on twitter at @that_mc.
Geoffrey Hill's Darkly Luminous Poetry Hyperallergic
Hill worked on The Book of Baruch by the Gnostic Justin for several years before his death, planning no conclusion; the book would simply consist of as many ...
Columbia Poets Respond to Visual Art at Stormwater Studios Charleston Post Courier
Just about every school kid ends up studying John Keats' 1819 poem âOde On A Grecian Urn.â It's one of the best-known poems in literary history, and one of its.
Nadia Shpachenkoâs The Poetry of Places Explores Architecture as Inspiration - I CARE IF YOU LISTEN
Nadia Shpachenkoâs The Poetry of Places Explores Architecture as Inspiration I CARE IF YOU LISTEN
Anne Goldberg-Baldwin reviews The Poetry of Places, the latest album from pianist Nadia Shpachenko featuring works inspired by architecture and landscapes.
Guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto brings his cinematic guitar poetry to the Button Factory Stage July 19 - Foster's Daily Democrat
Guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto brings his cinematic guitar poetry to the Button Factory Stage July 19 Foster's Daily Democrat
Hiroya Tsukamoto is a mesmerizing (predominantly) finger style guitarist from Kyoto, Japan, who, in 2018, took second prize at the International Finger Style ...
Joy Harjo named first Native American poet laureate Big Think
Joy Harjo is a poet, author and musician, and is an active member of the Muscogee Nation. Poet laureates are charged with overseeing poetry readings at the ...
Adi Assis's Poetry of Social Critique and Personal Pain TLV1 Podcasts
The poetry of Adi Assis injects us with the distress that consumes his days and nights. His laments madden us as we find ourselves rare witness to ...
Hereâs how to arrange the poems in your poetry manuscript Press-Enterprise
I'll begin with a prefatory caveat, based on my experience as a writer and teacher: There are no rules; learn them all. It is both exciting and a special kind of ...
Tracy K Smith on the place of poetry in modern America â books podcast The Guardian
This week's show is dedicated to poetry. The outgoing US poet laureate, Tracy K Smith, sits down with Richard to discuss her 15-year career and the role of ...
What Makes Poetry Unique? We Ask Houston's New Poet Laureate Houstonia Magazine
Meet Leslie Contreras Schwartz. A Rice grad and author of two books, she succeeds Deborah D.E.E.P Mouton as Houston's fourth poet laureate, serving from ...
New & Noteworthy Poetry From Tina Chang, Natalie Scenters-Zapico and More The New York Times
A selection of recent poetry books; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading.
Meet Joy Harjo, the new U.S. Poet Laureate Chicago Tribune
Meet Joy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. Poet Laureate. After her first week with the title, we chat music, responsibility of the position and the possibility of ...
Holly Prado, poet who championed L.A.âs literary scene, dies at 81 Los Angeles Times
Holly Prado, an admired poet, fiction writer and educator who championed what she came to see as Los Angeles' under-recognized literary scene, has died at ...
Poetry and Modernity Merion West
âAny civilization or culture is itself a vast dynamic interpretation or, we could even say, a vast dynamic work of art.â One of my earliest memories of an image ...
American Life in Poetry: Origami Lake County News
We haven't published nearly enough poems written for young people, and here's one I like a great deal, by Joyce Sutphen, the current Minnesota poet laureate, ...
Reviving Northern Ireland's poetry scene one poem at a time BBC News
Poetry slams, spoken word events and recitals. Why are so many young people turning to poetry?
Immersed in poetry at the Library of Congress Penn: Office of University Communications
As a poet herself, working at the Poetry and Literature Center at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., has been the perfect opportunity for rising Penn ...
Author and poet Michael Warr examines the connection between poetry and the protest movment - WGN Radio - Chicago
Author and poet Michael Warr examines the connection between poetry and the protest movment WGN Radio - Chicago
Author, poet and editor Michael Warr joins Justin to discuss the new book, "Of Poetry and Protest: From Emmitt Till to Trayvon Martin." Michael talks about how ...
Alice Oswald elected Oxford professor of poetry by huge margin The Guardian
Alice Oswald has won the race to be Oxford's latest professor of poetry. She will be the first woman to serve in the position, established more than 300 years ago.
Olympic Theatre Arts sponsors youth poetry competition Sequim Gazette
A special poetry contest for youths and teens 18 years and younger will see the winning piece earn a special role in the Olympic Theatre Arts Children's Theatre ...
Pittsburgh Poetry Stalwart Marks First Release On A Major Press 90.5 WESA
Poet Michael Wurster organized his career around his passion. Wurster grew up mostly in Iowa, loving poetry, and earned an English degree at Dickinson.
Paul Simon, Alice Quinn honored by Poetry Society of America Fox News
Paul Simon doesn't care much for requests, but he might ask you to sing along. The singer-songwriter's latest honor came from the Poetry Society of America, ...
Poetry helps tech grad cope with illness Deccan Herald
An IIIT-B graduate, Reijul developed juvenile diabetes at the age of 6, and in 2015, he was diagnosed with schizophrenia, because of which he had to ...
Prize-winning poets to read at Lewes library July 24 CapeGazette.com
JosÃ© Padua, winner of the Miller Williams Poetry Award, and his wife Heather Lynne Davis, winner of the Hayden Carruth Poetry Prize at Syracuse University, ...
Meet Joy Harjo, The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate NPR
NPR's Noel King talks to Joy Harjo, who is a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation. She grew up in Oklahoma and has been writing poetry since the 1970s.
Wanted: Talented applicant for next state poet laureate Toledo Blade
What does one do as the Ohio poet laureate? Well, he drives, for one. Dave Lucas offered in a good-natured conversation via cell phone somewhere between ...
Dacre Montgomery Has A Podcast & Itâs A Total 180 From Stranger Thingsâ Billy Refinery29
Actor Dacre Montgomery is nothing like his "Stranger Things" character, Billy Hargrove â and he has a soothing, sensitive poetry podcast to prove it.
Rhyme in a box: Are you a poet? Let people know it! Chinook Observer
SURFSIDE â Tony Pfannenstiel wants to brighten lives on the Long Beach Peninsula with poetry.
Father Amde Is the Writing Seer of Watts ~ Poetry Corner lataco.com
He is wise. He is righteous. He is a Watts Prophet. Anthony âAmdeâ Hamilton better known as Father Amde stands with the Watts community through poetry that ...
âBless the Poetsâ: First Native US Poet Laureate Calls Us All to a Different Future - Nonprofit Quarterly
âBless the Poetsâ: First Native US Poet Laureate Calls Us All to a Different Future Nonprofit Quarterly
Joy Harjo is the first Native American US Poet Laureate. She was appointed this week by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, who said that Harjo's work ...
Meet the man behind the Tube poetry brightening Londonersâ days MyLondon
The hero we didn't know we needed to get us through our commute.
Marathon of Poetry at Mulford East Hampton Star
Sunday is the day, 5:30 is the time, the Mulford Farm on James Lane in East Hampton Village is the place, and poetry is the name of the game. Specifically, it's ...
Poetry event focuses on criminal justice San Marcos Daily Record
Poetry: Awakening Adirondack Almanack
Awakening. Mottled beams of sunlight. Filter down through dense canopies, To feed the whispering, wooded forest. Stirred breezes and shadows move like ...
2 local poets: 'The spirit of activism has always been in LA poetry' kcrw.com
Southern California may not get the credit it deserves for its strong literary community and a great spoken word scene. However, poets Shonda Buchanan and ...
Enjoy some poetry from J-Lyn's soul Germiston City News
J-Lyn Matjila explores her passion for writing and has released an emotional poetry book.
Large visual poetry collection moves into UI Special Collections UI The Daily Iowan
While poetry is often thought of as ink on paper, the work of concrete poets blurs the lines between written work and visual art. The University of Iowa Libraries ...
A Conversation With Joy Harjo, The First Native American Poet Laureate WBUR
The new poet laureate of the United States is also the first Native American appointed to the post. We'll talk with Joy Harjo.
Ifeanyi Menkiti, Wellesley professor who rescued the Grolier Poetry Book Shop, dies at 78 - The Boston Globe
Ifeanyi Menkiti, Wellesley professor who rescued the Grolier Poetry Book Shop, dies at 78 The Boston Globe
Ifeanyi Menkiti, 78, of Somerville, was a longtime Wellesley College philosophy professor and poet who purchased the Grolier Poetry Book Shop in 2006, ...
Keizer's poetry a collection of 'aha' moments Brattleboro Reformer
Garret Keizer's poetry has been in major magazines such as The New Yorker and Ploughshares, in small, curated literary journals like the Alaska Quarterly ...
Poetry Jam returning to Creston BCLocalNews
Local writers and poets are invited to celebrate a night of literature at an open mic night in Creston.
Poetry Mobile keeps Museum on a roll Sentinel & Enterprise
FITCHBURG â Conceived by city artist and Revolving Museum Founder Jerry Beck, the Poetry Mobile is a collaborative public art project featuring poetry ...
Daily Life, Divorce, Race In New Collection By Massachusetts Poet New England Public Radio
The poet January Gill O'Neil writes a lot about life after her divorce. That includes what she calls the ordinary, boring stuff. But her poems about a trip.
Poetry Pick: Amanda Gorman at MOCA L.A. Weekly
Gorman has recently become a paragon of poetry, acquitting herself admirably as the first Youth Poet Laureate of the United States (in 2017) and the Youth Poet ...
Greta Bellamacina On Battling Sexism At Cannes And The Poetry Of Valentino's AW19 Collection - Vogue.co.uk
Greta Bellamacina On Battling Sexism At Cannes And The Poetry Of Valentino's AW19 Collection Vogue.co.uk
Greta Bellamacina on working with Valentino's Pierpaolo Piccioli, her debut feature Hurt by Paradise, and being turned away on the red carpet at Cannes 2019.
Hungering: a Poetry Jukebox for Dublinâs Docklands The Irish Times
'We asked for poems about hunger now, and the memory of past hunger that lingers in the gut'
This debut collection of poetry maps a geography of anguish in its lines and images Scroll.in
An assured collection, Saima Afreen's poems in 'Sin of Semantics' navigate pain as well as places with passion, though they are a little too lush sometimes.
In a Small State of Poetry: No simple choices when it comes to pregnancy The Providence Journal
Guest writer Sussy Santana explores the complex and shifting emotions she experienced in each of her pregnancies, underscoring the deeply personal ...
"Can poetry save us?": An Interview with Bifo E-Flux
In the English-language edition of Le Monde Diplomatique, Mike Huguenor interviews Franco âBifoâ Berardi about his recent book Breathing: Chaos and Poetry, ...
Proprietors of iconic Main Street diner open their doors to Poetry Street RiverheadLOCAL
Poetry Street has found a new home. The popular five-year-old, open-mic venue for poetry readings will take up residence at Sunny's diner on East Main Street ...
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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