Poet Susan Katz to offer workshops in Woodbury Torrington Register Citizen
WOODBURY â Internationally recognized poet, author, teacher, and language arts consultant, Susan A. Katz of Washington, Connecticut, will offer a ...
When poetry is a luxury The Stanford Daily
I like poetry. Maybe it's because of the abundance of Dr. Seuss books that were placed on my shelf as a kid, or maybe because of the painfully awkward and yet ...
Students honored for poetry inspired by MLK Jr. PostBulletin.com
The words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have inspired many through the years. On Saturday, his legacy was on display as eight students from throughout the city ...
Nebraska's Newest State Poet Ready to Spread the Word NET Website
Next week, Nebraska's newest state poet will be formally introduced at the State Capitol. Matt Mason of Omaha is a poet and author and is executive director of ...
Generation next: the rise â and rise â of the new poets The Guardian
With soaring sales and a younger, broader audience, poetry is on a high. What is behind the boom? Plus the *fresh* voices to read now.
The Carrying by Ada LimĂłn review â from the heart, unvarnished The Guardian
US poet Ada LimĂłn writes with disarming honesty â for people rather than other poets.
Beautiful and Emotional New Collection of Poetry is Released Broadway World
Acclaimed poet B.E. Stock has released her latest book of poetry with "Further Collected Poems." Her new book presents a meaningful collection of poetry ...
VOX POPULI: Poetry-loving officer possessed true grit in postwar JapanďźThe Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
VOX POPULI: Poetry-loving officer possessed true grit in postwar JapanďźThe Asahi Shimbun Asahi Shimbun
Historian Kojiro Naoki, who died on Feb. 2 at the age of 100, served in the Imperial Japanese Navy d.
Science through the eyes of poets - Warner College of Natural Resources Source
A Colorado State University scientist has curated a new book of poetry that celebrates a diverse collaboration between rangeland scientists, those who work on ...
The Poetry of Psychoanalysis Hyperallergic
Jasmine Gibson's training as a psychoanalyst seems to permeate the organization of her poems' imagery. Jeffrey Grunthaner2 days ago Âˇ Facebook Tweet ...
DâAngelo Russell Is Poetry on the Court. Take It From a Poet. The New York Times
The Nets' All-Star point guard has a fan in Mikko Harvey, an award winner. They see the parallels in their crafts, sharing the tension between daring and safe.
This 32-year-old poet (and firefighter) mails poems to strangers without a return address - The Washington Post
This 32-year-old poet (and firefighter) mails poems to strangers without a return address The Washington Post
Prince William County's poet laureate doesn't want people to feel pressure to reply. âRead it. Enjoy it or don't enjoy it.â
A Poetry Prescription For Your Valentine's Day Predicaments WBUR
Looking for a poetry recommendation to help get you through Valentine's Day? Sarah Kay, one of the people behind the Paris Review column Poetry Rx, is here ...
Review: 12th annual Poetry and Song Program highlighted MSU talent The Reflector online
Mississippi State University's Department of Music's 12th annual Poetry and Song Program, co-directed by MSU instructor Karen Murphy and MSU professor ...
"I Reject Walls": A 2019 Poetry Preview NPR
This year, says critic Craig Morgan Teicher, America's poets are stepping up and expressing their faith in the capacity of words to overcome barriers, find ...
âThe power of poetry comes when we engage other peopleâ says new Olympia poet laureate - The Olympian
âThe power of poetry comes when we engage other peopleâ says new Olympia poet laureate The Olympian
The mission of the Olympia Poet Laureate is to connect people to poetry, and that's something Sady Sparks started doing well before she was chosen for the city ...
'Tahi Saihate: Exhibiting Poetry' The Japan Times
Feb. 23-March 24 Poet Tahi Saihate is one of the Yokohama's Museum of Art's New Artist Picks (NAP) for its series of emerging artist exhibitions. She first.
Shepherd senior earns chance to study with poet Michael Collier Martinsburg Journal
SHEPHERDSTOWN â In Lilli Sutton's poetry, the natural world often creeps into view. An environmental studies major during her freshman year at Shepherd ...
Shutdowns and poetry | Letters To Editor Gettysburg Times
Shutdowns and poetry. Editor, Gettysburg Times,. If we seek it, poetry can help us capture political understanding at a deeper level. Percy Shelly's 1818 poem ...
Poetry looms large on Carnegie and Kate Greenaway longlists The Bookseller
A number of poetry titles are in the running for this year's CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway awards, with titles about Norse myths, suffragettes, mental health ...
Readers Views: The poetry of Nature gulfnews.com
Nature is an integral part of our lives and we should appreciate it.
Poetry sales soar as political millennials search for clarity The Guardian
Record ÂŁ12m sales last year were driven by younger readers, with experts saying hunger for nuance amid conflict and disaster were fuelling the boom.
Ghosts, poetry and tragedy inspired by Noh theater at Windward CC UH System Current News
Windward Community College presents three cross-cultural, one-act plays taking theories of Noh theater and translating them for a contemporary western ...
Reading to celebrate Robert Bly's 60 years of poetry MPR News
Hundreds of people are expected in Minneapolis Monday evening to attend a celebration of the poetry of Robert Bly. Now 92, Bly is credited with reshaping ...
Youth Poetry Slam just the first step in expression soprissun.com
Jo Altmaier spends most of her time at Colorado Mountain College these days, but the Basalt High School senior really found her voice at last year's Poetry ...
Poet laureate to visit Cottage Grove Cottage Grove Sentinel
âI really see writing as a part of something bigger, which is one's calling in the world,â said Kim Stafford, reflecting on the importance of his craft. âThat calling will ...
Pakistani expatriates get a taste of Pashto poetry READ MORE Gulf Times
The enthusiasm of Pashto-speaking Pakistani expatriates was visible at a recent Pashto poetry symposium. The community members attended the poetic ...
Free gala reading kicks off historic black poetry conference Princeton University
"Black Poetry: A Conference" â a historic gathering of 42 poets â will open with a free gala reading Feb. 14 at McCarter Theatre Center's Matthews Theatre.
Poetry day inspires young writers News & Star
ONE OF Cumbria's rising young literary talents spent the day inspiring the next generation by bringing her passion for poetry to the classroom.
Jamal Parker, poetry champion and published author at 22 The Philadelphia Tribune
At 22 years old, Florida-native Jamal Parker has published his own book of poetry, become an international slam poetry champion and a resident artist at the ...
Poetry slams are helping to revitalise the Basque language The Economist
BEFORE AN AUDIENCE of 500 people on the outskirts of Pamplona, Maialen Lujanbio, the reigning champion of bertsolaritza, the Basque oral tradition of ...
The rock stars of poetry explain why the art is in demand BBC News
Jay Bernard's teenage poetry was terrible, something the award-winning poet is happy to admit. The 31-year-old south Londoner began writing at school, ...
Jimmy Cvetic Dies: Local Icon Was A Poet, Retired Detective And Boxing Coach 90.5 WESA
Jimmy Cvetic, a singular Pittsburgh character, has died. Cvetic, a gregarious and gravelly-voiced Pittsburgh native, was a Vietnam veteran, Allegheny County ...
Slam poetry creates catharsis for North Delta youth Peace Arch News
Burnsview Secondary team gearing up for poetry festival and competition in April.
Calling all poets: A Celebration of Poetry Month Concord Monitor
NewburyCalling all poetsThe Literary Arts Guild of the Center for the Arts, Lake Sunapee Region invites all local poets to submit poems for their upcoming âA ...
Writing poetry as a step toward common ground The Christian Century
Jacinta White, a poet in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, started the Word Project as a way to help youth tell their stories through poetry. She conducts workshops ...
Poetry pharmacy set to open in Shropshire The Guardian
The Emergency Poet, Deborah Alma, plans to dispense literary first aid from a shop in Bishop's Castle.
Local high school students to compete in Poetry Out Loud state finals in March - Beckley Register-Herald
Local high school students to compete in Poetry Out Loud state finals in March Beckley Register-Herald
Several local students will recite poems by Rita Dove, Billy Collins, Sara Teasdale, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Carmen Gimenez Smith, Kevin Young and ...
Skeen reflects on establishing poetry center MSUToday
Anita Skeen, founding director of the Center for Poetry at MSU and a professor in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, is considered one of ...
N.C. Poet Laureate, N.C. A&T students share poetry with Biscuitville customers in Greensboro - Greensboro News & Record
N.C. Poet Laureate, N.C. A&T students share poetry with Biscuitville customers in Greensboro Greensboro News & Record
A Biscuitville in Greensboro served poetry with breakfast on Monday when N.C. Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green and N.C. A&T students shared their art with ...
What poet Mary Oliver can teach us about dealing with criticism Quartz
Nature poets aren't normally associated with controversy. But the New York Times' Friday morning briefing on the death of poet Mary Oliver couldn't resist a bit of ...
Experiencing Northern Michigan: Community Reading Celebrating Poet Mary Oliver at Traverse City's Horizon Books - 9&10 News
Experiencing Northern Michigan: Community Reading Celebrating Poet Mary Oliver at Traverse City's Horizon Books 9&10 News
After Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver passed away last month, at the age of 83, the poetry lovers of Northern Michigan organized a community reading for ...
Poet Who Wrote About Milwaukee's Fair Housing Struggle Named Poet Laureate - Wisconsin Public Radio News
Poet Who Wrote About Milwaukee's Fair Housing Struggle Named Poet Laureate Wisconsin Public Radio News
Peggy Rozga has been named a Wisconsin Poet Laureate, serving as an ambassador for poetry and creativity through her 2020 term.
Charleston's 'Soul of Poetry' event to combine meditation and spiritual poems - Charleston Post Courier
Charleston's 'Soul of Poetry' event to combine meditation and spiritual poems Charleston Post Courier
Charleston-based poet and writing instructor Matthew Foley is combining his love of meditation and words into a brand new event that will take place on Friday.
Bob Dylan's Lyrics, Poetry, and Prose Showcased at Chicago's American Writers Museum Mental Floss
Dylan's personal copy of "The Catcher in the Rye" is one of the rare items on display. In it, he wrote notes and drew doodles.
17th Vietnam Poetry Day opens in Hanoi Nhan Dan Online
NDO/VNA - The 17th Vietnam Poetry Day officially opened on February 17 in Hanoi, featuring a wide range of activities.
Land of westlinâ winds: the best Scottish poetry for Burns Night The Guardian
James Naughtie's picks include bashed pillows, sharp stars and sexy spacemen. What are your favourites?
Micromobility: the Prose and Poetry of the Scooter-Faithful WIRED
The shared, electric scooter and bike-based industry has earned its own conferenceâeven as the hype starts to cool.
Retrospective collection by Robert Bly puts poetry at the center of life Minneapolis Star Tribune
There might be little left to say about Robert Bly, the poet, critic, translator and nonagenarian whose astonishing âCollected Poemsâ is now available. Ever since ...
Students connect with the incarcerated in poetry course MSUToday
Guillermo Delgado, academic specialist in community and socially engaged arts in RCAH, leads a course at MSU where he and RCAH students venture to local ...
Ekphrastic poetry, visual art exhibit starts today at Arts Center | News, Sports, Jobs - Marshall Independent
Ekphrastic poetry, visual art exhibit starts today at Arts Center | News, Sports, Jobs Marshall Independent
MARSHALL â A new exhibit at the Arts Center starts today and people are being asked to take an active role. The Marshall Area Fine Arts Council is inviting.
American Life in Poetry: âAquarium, Februaryâ by Liz Ahl The Spokesman-Review
Liz Ahl was once a very talented graduate student in our creative writing program at the University of Nebraska, but she's long since moved on to teach at ...
Carroll County student takes first place in regional poetry competition Carroll County Times
The Poetry Out Loud competition held annually encourages students to memorize and perform great poems. Gerstell Academy student Kate Maerten took home ...
Love, poetry and pan-Arabism: The broken dream of Balqis and Nizar Middle East Eye
Every year, Arab scholars commemorate the 1981 assassination of Balqis al-Rawi, wife of poet Nizar Qabbani. He stopped writing about love - and the Arab ...
Nick Cave names his most loved poets Far Out Magazine
Nick Cave has revealed some of his most loved poets while in conversation with his fans and included the likes of William Blake, E.E. Cummings and more.
300 Million Poets: Amateur Poetry and Our Imminent Reconnection to the Land Resilience
The âpoetry of everyday lifeâ -- amateur poetry written every day by common people; personal reflections written and shared with family and neighbors,
Poetic end to another Melon Festival Chinchilla News
Bush poetry duo, Mel and Suzie, wrap up another memorable Melon Festival.
Feature: 80-year-old poet in Afghanistan's public library - Xinhua | English.news.cn Xinhua
by Farid Behbud. KABUL, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- Eighty-year-old Afghan poet and writer Haidari Wojudi who has spent most of his life as a government official, can ...
Teachers promise to print book of their poetry motivates Deltona High students - Daytona Beach News-Journal
Teachers promise to print book of their poetry motivates Deltona High students Daytona Beach News-Journal
Ripping the wrapping paper from the packages in front of them, students in Hazel Sparrow's intensive reading class at Deltona High began to grin once they ...
Gov Cooper Inducts North Carolinas 9th Poet Laureate Spectrum News
Gov. Roy Cooper inducted the state's 9th Poet Laureate at the State Capitol Monday.
Huckleberries: CdAâs propagator of poetry pens poems that are pure Montana The Spokesman-Review
Roger Dunsmore has spent the six years in his adopted hometown of Coeur d'Alene promoting the work of other poets. Dunsmore?
Crawford: Remembering a poet who wrote in the 'vernacular of humanity' Greenville News
Katherine Scott Crawford writes about recently deceased poet Mary Oliver.
Professor Named Chancellor of Academy of American Poets UT Knoxville News
Joy Harjo, the John C. Hodges Chair of Excellence in English, has been appointed to the Board of Chancellors for the Academy of American Poets.
Professor Charles Bernstein awarded Yale's 2019 Bollingen Prize for Poetry - Penn: Office of University Communications
Professor Charles Bernstein awarded Yale's 2019 Bollingen Prize for Poetry Penn: Office of University Communications
Charles Bernstein is the 51st poet to be honored with the biennial prize, one of the most prestigious given to American writers. Bernstein's latest collection ...
Poetry By Cher: 'Beto Beats...Blubber Bellied, Bullying, Blowhard' Trump Breitbart
Cher shared a strange poem with her social media followers, fantasizing about Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke defeating President Trump in the 2020 election.
Local poet Brandon Amico awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Mountain Xpress
Today, the National Endowment for the Arts announced that Brandon Amico is one of 35 poets who will receive an FY 2019 Creative Writing Fellowship of ...
Tom Brady turned to poetry in his latest motivational Instagram post Boston.com
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady shared a poem from Douglas Malloch called "Good Timber." Read more on Boston.com.
Literature and poetry help to shorten all distances, says international conference in Hanoi - Nhan Dan Online
Literature and poetry help to shorten all distances, says international conference in Hanoi Nhan Dan Online
NDO - Literature and poetry help to shorten all distances, agreed the participants at the opening ceremony of the fourth international conference on Vietnamese ...
Valentino brings poetry to Paris with feast of flowers Reuters
PARIS (Reuters) - Italian fashion label Valentino created a dreamlike ode to spring on the catwalk in Paris on Wednesday, as models appeared to float down the ...
ASU acquires Holocaust poetry, artist's miniature book collection Arizona State University
A collection of miniature artist's books and a limited-edition English translation of poetry by a child Holocaust victim are now available for reading and viewing at ...
Jaki Shelton Green to be inducted as NC poet laureate WTVD-TV
North Carolina's first African-American poet laureate will be inducted at a ceremony led by Gov. Roy Cooper.
Baylor English Professor and Poet Receives One of New Zealand's Leading National Literary Awards - Baylor University
Baylor English Professor and Poet Receives One of New Zealand's Leading National Literary Awards Baylor University
Grimshaw Sargeson Fellowship will allow Chloe Honum, Ph.D., to research and write during four-month residence at Sargeson Centre in Auckland.
Poetry In Motion | Community Yankton Daily Press
Jim Reese's writing has taken him many different places â college classrooms, lecture halls and even prisons.
H.E.R. Speaks On Drake Collaboration Prospect, J. Cole & Poetry HotNewHipHop
The musical talents of H.E.R. are undeniable. The mystical songstress was honored with a Grammy Award nomination for Best New Artist and won the Best R&B ...
Feb. 7, Arts and Entertainment: Poet laureate enjoys first year Vallejo Times Herald
D.L. Lang is the first to agree it is good to be queen. Actually, not quite queen. But poet laureate isn't a bad start. âIt's changed my life,â Lang said. âIt's changed ...
Satyajit Sarnaâs debut poetry collection, The Profane, is a meditation on death, dissent and our time on... - Firstpost
Satyajit Sarnaâs debut poetry collection, The Profane, is a meditation on death, dissent and our time on... Firstpost
The Profane is Delhi-based Satyajit Sarna's first collection of poetry and has âpoems of heartbreak and disillusion, of loneliness and mortality, but also of passion ...
West Roxbury poetry contest open Wicked Local
The Friends of the West Roxbury Branch Library are sponsoring their 30th annual poetry contest.This year's theme is âLook Closer,â and organizers are looking ...
Maryland's 86-Year-Old Poet Laureate Is A Buddhist, Mother, Navy Wife And Lifelong Badass - WAMU 88.5
Maryland's 86-Year-Old Poet Laureate Is A Buddhist, Mother, Navy Wife And Lifelong Badass WAMU 88.5
Grace Cavalieri sees herself as a protector of language's beauty in dark times. She became Maryland's poet laureate in December.
A Poet's Symbolic Resignation Hyperallergic
With The Resignation, poet Lonely Christopher shows his interest in âspeeches that mean next to nothing.â Ben Tripp3 days ago Âˇ Facebook Tweet Email ...
Poetry Out Loud Competition - KUSI
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) â The national recitation competition Poetry Out Loud is heading to Sacramento for the next level of competition. The national student winner ...
President pays tribute to poet Padraic Fiacc, who has died aged 94 The Irish Times
Gerald Dawe salutes a gifted but troubled Troubles poet.
âThe Poetry of Jazz,â redux. U.S. Poet Laureateâs posthumous poetry jazz mashup now in Vol. 2 - Fresno Bee
âThe Poetry of Jazz,â redux. U.S. Poet Laureateâs posthumous poetry jazz mashup now in Vol. 2 Fresno Bee
'The Poetry of Jazz Volume Twoâ is the second posthumous release from the late U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine and Fresno jazz composer Benjamin Boone.
Remembering an inspiration: longtime Cape Cod poet and Pulitzer Prize-winner Mary Oliver - SouthCoastToday.com
Remembering an inspiration: longtime Cape Cod poet and Pulitzer Prize-winner Mary Oliver SouthCoastToday.com
Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.ââ Mary Oliver She's been on my mind these last few weeks.A longtime Cape Cod poet ...
Once more with feeling: Juneau poetry contest winner gets second shot at state Juneau Empire
It was a very happy birthday for high schooler Morgan Blackgoat.
Salina poet Patricia Traxler wins 2019 Kansas Book Award Salina Journal
Salina poet Patricia Traxler has been named the winner of the 2019 Hefner Heitz Kansas Book Award in Poetry for her collection "Naming the Fires."This year's ...
Davis Arts Center poetry series features âladies of the knightâ Daily Democrat
This February the Davis Arts Center Poetry Series program will feature Poetry Overturned â Ladies of the Knight as well as an open mic. The free reading is ...
The Poet Michele has mastered his acting out Coos Bay World
What does one say about poetry? How about esoteric; understood by a small audience. It takes some conviction to share your work and for poet Michele Dalton ...
Poet Maurice Manning: A Voice in the Wilderness Garden & Gun Magazine
While at work on his most recent collection, One Man's Dark, the poet Maurice Manning began to have vivid dreams. In one, he traveled to the Eastern Kentucky ...
Ohio poet laureate Dave Lucas among readers at Lorain's Speak of the Devil Chronicle Telegram
Dianne Borsenik, left, John Burroughs, and Ohio Poet Laureate Dave Lucas mingle Thursday at poetry night at Speak of the Devil in Lorain. STEVE MANHEIM / ...
Poetry Slam open mic night in Lufkin kicks off weekend with verse, rhyme KTRE
When asked to describe what poetry is, you might answer that artists express themselves in a variety of spoken and musical ways. However, you may confuse ...
Port Angeles poet in anthology Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES â Five poems by Port Angeles resident Judith A. Lindberg are included in an anthology, âFamily Celebrations: Poems, Toasts and Traditions ...
Farhan Akhtar shares cosy pic with girlfriend Shibani Dandekar, pens poetry for her - Hindustan Times
Farhan Akhtar shares cosy pic with girlfriend Shibani Dandekar, pens poetry for her Hindustan Times
Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar first sparked rumours of a relationship in 2018. The couple doesn't shy away from making public statements with their ...
Tuku: Great poet, cultural leader The Herald
Legendary musician Dr Oliver âTukuâ Mtukudzi who died on January 23, 2019, in Harare, and was declared national hero by the Government, will be ...
The rhythm of democracy: Philadelphia poet wins Bollingen prize WHYY
A poet who teaches at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia has been awarded America's top prize for poetry â the Bollingen Prize is going to Charles ...
One of the finest Bengali poets, Al Mahmud dies at 82 bdnews24.com
He breathed his last at the Ibn Sina Hospital at 11:05pm on Friday, Abid Azam, an aide to the poet, told bdnews24.com. The poet had been suffering from ...
Pope Francis lifts suspension on Nicaraguan priest, poet - 2/18/2019 11:50:47 AM Newser
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) â Pope Francis has lifted the suspension imposed in 1983 on Nicaraguan priest and poet Ernesto Cardenal, the Vatican's ...
Decades of poetry, activism earn Gloria House prestigious Kresge Award Detroit Free Press
Gloria House's decades of poetry and social justice activism have earned the Detroiter Kresge's Eminent Artist of 2019 prize.
The Billboard Is Gone, But Rachel Ann Bovier Is Still Writing Poetry For Pittsburgh 90.5 WESA
Since the summer of 2017, Pittsburghers stuck in traffic at the intersection of Bigelow Boulevard and Herron Avenue could be greeted by a billboard with.
Award-winning poet to visit Dahlonega and Gainesville campuses News at UNG
When Dr. Anastasia Lin 2 teaches poetry, she opens the class with a joke. "At the beginning, some students are scared of poetry," the associate professor of ...
History, poetry buffs remember great Scot | News Aiken Standard
Bagpipes, kilts and poetry from the days of George Washington and King George III were part of Saturday evening's atmosphere in downtown Aiken, with the St.
Three Poems: Dona Leonors Revenge; The Old Moon; Common Sides [All in Spanish/all in English]
1) Dońa Leonor's Revenge [1627 AD]Rafael Ortiz's fate Was on the plate Of Dońa Leonor'sWhen she arrived In Lima, Peru; To taste revengeFor the beheading Of her husband. And so the plot?was now played out (in an alleyway) As she gutted her trout!In SpanishTranslated by Nancy PenalozaLa leyenda de: La venganza de dońa Leonor (1627 después de cristo)El destino de Rafael Ortiz Estaba sobre el plato De dońa Leonor.
Three Poems: Phantom of the Rocks; Lady from Lima & Bell Ringer of de Copan
Phantom of the Rocks[Huancayo, Peru]Night falls deepUpon the traveler!Low, over the AndesBy Huancayo-;They know a legend,Not of this earth,Where evil lurks(Over Palla-Huarcuan!..
Infected Ideologies [a Poetic Portrait]
the disease of extremism is infectious-; whoever cannot think of their child growing up without it is part of the phenomenon! (the choice of the day). fanaticism,-- with a powerful ideology are seeds for suicide! murder: giving reasons to rage!.
Two Poems and an Analysis ['Witness,' & 'An Old Love']
Two Poems and an Analysis ['Witness,' & 'An Old Love']WitnessMy face belongs to whoever sees it Everything has a meaning but life Even the bugs strive for existence God saved man, from God Ghosts have lonely sins Her bones are stones Up and down the hill Gardens blossom Spotless skies Dramatists August I can not rest!..
AFRICA (to africans in diaspora)africa here i come, africa africa of the black soul the soul of an ancient culture the culture of your timid tribes.its your voice i hear africa your voice of the talking drums your beaded drums and the royal trumpeter the metal gong of your town crieri have come to see your music dance i have heard of your ageless minstrels have i not heard of your swinging hips! i have heard enough and have come to watch wouldn't you dance for me africaafrica here i come africa would you not show me to your tribes the timid tribes of your sweetened tongues the varied tongues of your virtuous menafrica, black soul africa tell me about your gods your gods of the sky and of the mother earth your gods of the hills and of the rivers aboundshow me to your kings africa your kings of the ancient dynasty the ancient dynasty of rusted spear and shield africa, here i come africaHEAVENLY GUESTheavenly guest heralding thunderously in its own awake pelting on men as well, the gods gathering itself drop by drop.
Rules for Writing Poetry
You've been writing poetry since that first assignment in your high school writing class. You know the rules about writing poetry, right? Are there rules? Well, if you frequent the poetry forums across the Internet as much as I do, you'd find that there are a lot of amateur poets who adamantly declare that there are no rules for writing poetry and if someone even suggests reading poetry or books on poetry, many of the amateur poets will throw up a defensive front.
Three Poems: The Monkey Man of Lima, Plus Two More
What Hides behind the Minute?What hides behind the minute? It seems, no one really knows; How many times will we wakeup, To count the minutes gone?The rose was dead when I arrived; The sword, was rusty and dull; The window curtain was open, And there was music in the hall.Oh lovely minute, where art thou? One, is not like the other-: Whirling in an earthly orbit, As the boundless world discovers.
JOINEDHeart beat of man pounding - yet unheard joined becomes the beat of a nation.Words of man written - yet unread joined becomes a proclamation.
Never Ever More
Once upon a midnight dreary, coffee cold and vision bleary, all night sat there writing COBOL, coding spread across the bed sheets, changing syntax for the mainframe, having checked my final line, I took the floppy from the drive.Typing with a steady hand, I then invoked the SAVE command, but there below my effectuation, appeared the cryptic communication, "Abort, Retry, Ignore" and nothing more.
Shadows of the Andes; Ollantayambo; and Cesar Vallejo [Poems in English and Spanish]
1) Shadows of the Andes [or: Song to the Andes]I shall blend-in, into theMountains- Into the faintest thinShadowsof the mountains! Like the moss on moistenedStoneLike a leaf blown far fromHome?(freshly fallen)!I shall blend-in, clingingTo the mountains- Into its faintest thinShadowsNote: when I arrived back home from Peru, my 7th trip in five years [April, 2005], I had spend about 30-days this time on the trip. I visited the Mantaro Valley, Huancayo, and drove through the Andes.
Two Poems: San Jeronimo Brook & [in English and Spanish]
Fair Andes! Thy arms reach highOf iron-woven solid stone Thu art a condor to the skyOf glory hidden in thy heartSo many paths, a maze of art?In thy old, Mantaro ValleyWhere adobes, breathe and tremble Beyond your rustic shadowsThere lays the prettiest of brooksIs my heart, within its stream!My image deeply carved, rippledIn its undiluted shallow watersWaiting, just waiting for me?As it opens up, opens up my soulMy rippled soul-searching-eyes!..
How to Write Bad Poetry
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."--Oscar WildePeople write poetry for a plethora of reasons, but this article has a sharpened arrowhead aimed directly at the fingertips of amateur poets who wish to be published yet refuse to learn the attributes of a well-crafted poem.
You can do and you can be whatever you want. You have the power, and the right, to make the changes.
Man Unbowed [A poem]
Man UnbowedUnbowed by sin, the world of man, stands Upon his feet he gapes into the sky, The indifference of centuries within 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 pushed up his jagged brow? (To make him look so grand, so proud-so tall.
Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Dog
Emlyn Williams Theatre, Mold, North Wales: 20th February 2003Clwyd Theatr Cymru commemorated the 50th anniversary of the death of the Welsh poet, Dylan Thomas (1914-1953) with a superb run of performances by a small but accomplished cast of actors.Described in the programme as "A theatrical journey through the prose writing of Dylan Thomas", the production was created by Tim Baker, an Associate of the Royal National Theatre, who won the Manchester Evening News Best Visiting Production award in 1992 for the highly acclaimed To Kill a Mockingbird.
Biography of Charlotte Bronte
Charlotte Bronte (1816 -1855) Novelist and Poet.Charlotte was the daughter of the Rev.
Shaking out the Rugs [Following the Poet]
Let's follow the poet to his Hell and heaven! Count his Ghosts and dilemma's?Reach out to touch his Stretched-out skies; let's follow The poet to see where he lays.Let's follow the poet to his end; To see if he can?whatever He wants to do, do over again?.
Beautiful Dreamer, Stephen Foster, Americas First Folk Song Writer
"Beautiful Dreamer" was written by Stephen Foster just before his death in 1864 at age 37. The song became one of his most famous and most popular.
The Valley Of Pain
We were exiled from the Garden of Eden. Its sinless wonders nevermore to regain.
Mechanical Poetry; Part Two
What do you do when you want to write poetry? I hope your answer is "I start writing." Even writing a bad poem is better than waiting for the "right words.
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