Poetry

Lee-Ann Shares Poetic Thoughts on “Home” 30 Years Later – The Royal Gazette

Lee-Ann Liles (Photograph by Akil Simmons) About thirty years after writing it, Lee-Ann Liles published her first collection of poetry, This is what we call home. Although the editors showed interest at first, her father thought that at 18 she was too young. Ms. Liles started working on other projects, …

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Word games, puns and fun mark Khasdar Mahotsav | Nagpur News

Kumar Vishwas performs at the kavi sammelan organized as part of Khasdar Sanskrutik Mahotsav 2021 at IDCPE Ground on Sunday Nagpur: Don’t underestimate words because they have the power to create history, prominent poet Kumar Vishwas said as he took the stage to host the Khasdar Mahotsav poetry evening being …

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Jaber Bin Shannan Inspires Middle Eastern Brothers and Sisters with Beautiful Heartfelt Poetry

Jaber Bin Shannan is a United Arab Emirates-based poet who has moved millions of people. Jaber is dedicated to helping the world become a brighter and better place. As cited by Carl Sandburg in The Atlantic, “Poetry is the journal of the sea animal living on earth, wanting to fly …

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Doggerel poetry graffiti threatening loyalist ‘war’ is doomed

Jamie Bryson’s Twitter feed It reads: “Warnings have been issued / they have not been heard / our message is clear / war is necessary – PAF. “ PAF stands for Protestant Action Force, a convenience pseudonym used by various loyalist groups throughout the Troubles (particularly the UVF), which is …

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Immigrants use weekly English poetry class to learn the language

ST. CLOUD, Minnesota (AP) – A group of writers gathered Thursday evening in a room in the Great River Regional Library, sipping cups of Somali tea and tasting slices of pie while browsing the poetry displayed in small glass centers at the front of the room. The event celebrated the …

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Pioneer Everett, writer and poet, longed for home

Many of these chronicles have dealt with the challenges faced by the pioneers who settled in this region, overcoming many obstacles to make it what it is today with a rich history. But, I never stopped to think of a challenge that never seems to be mentioned. We seem to …

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Roger McGough, poet, playwright, host

I haven’t done any English after 15 years, but I did French and geography. Oddly enough, did you know that Network Theater in Waterloo was doing my version of The Misanthrope last week, which is pretty exciting? At university, the French department would have considered me the student least likely …

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Digging roads to a sense of belonging with Wanda Orme, creator of the new book of poetry and photography Volcano Songs.

Wanda Orme’s beautiful new book of poetry and photography, Volcano songs, offers an emotional exploration of the ineffable energy of volcanoes. It captures the sensuality and power of these unique landscapes, illuminated by Orme’s university education in anthropology and psychology as well as a prestigious career as a multidisciplinary artist …

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Culture Flows Through Belmont’s Night of Poetry – Scot Scoop News

Belmont poets and community members cherished art and literature at the Belmont Multicultural Holiday Poetry Celebration. The event was held at Twin Pines Manor and featured readings from community poets and an Indian dance performance. Hosted by Belmont Poet Laureate Monica Korde, the event brought together prominent members of the …

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How did they translate poetry and songs from books to movies?

All the Lord of the Rings enthusiasts who have read JRR Tolkien’s books may agree that the lyrics are full of a rich wealth of poetry and songs that add beautiful meaning and layers to the story. It’s definitely a difficult task to translate them as text in the movies, …

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