Poetry

Saint-Louis activist shares heartbreaking experiences in poetry book

“I use my transparency to invite other people into a space where they can feel comfortable sharing their truth and honesty.” ST. LOUIS – Transparency in sharing everything she’s been through in her 38 years comes naturally to published author, poet and community activist Tracy “T-Spirit” Stanton. The average person …

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The Best Recent Poetry – Critics Summary | Poetry

Learning to sleep (Cap, £ 10), John Burnside’s first collection of poems since 2017 is an assessment of the many sleep disorders (including severe insomnia and apnea) that have afflicted him for several years. Lack of rest, and its physical and mental impacts, are made tangible. “Ode to Hypnos” begins: …

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On the other side of the fence: poetry in motion

When was the last time you were in Gig Harbor, Washington? Seen everything? Absolutely ? Even the fun gnome quest that takes place in the area? Well, there is something new going on, and you might like to go out there and explore it, while having a nice and healthy …

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Try a snack of cicada or worms | Columns

To date, I haven’t heard a single reader who has had the courage to try my cicada recipe as suggested in the poem Brood X Tempura which was published in this column on July 9. In some cultures, these creatures would be considered delicacies and enterprising chefs. probably would have …

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Poetry inspires group healing | News24

Cindy Jacobs and Toni Erasmus. While Sunsets and waterfalls (S&W) may be an unpretentious name for the mind-boggling content hidden within this book of poetry, its writers who hail from the southern Cape suburbs say it’s sure to inspire healing in communities where it’s needed most. Toni Erasmus and Cindy …

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POETRY: Learning the lyrics | South Seattle Emerald

by Tamara Vining I finally learned the lyricsat 53“About the weather”whispered a line of specters(first in line was Csh’rie) tell meif you knowall lyrics, all songsall bands, all musicin the world I would like this job when the music comes back to meand i can seeand hear againand everything makes …

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Cuts: Everyone Should Read Sufi Poetry

Language has magic. Right now, much of his power is directed towards evil. Much of the English language has been coiled, hammered and modeled around colonialism. Our stories are heavy with capitalist urgency and linear treatment, our metaphors are full of violence. The heteronormative curvature of our languages ​​means that …

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Renowned poets recite verses in virtual international seminar

Screenshot of the poets participating in the Virtual International Poetry Seminar. Journalist: Many famous poets recited their verses at a virtual international poetry seminar organized by Hindi Bhawan Bhopal. Former Aakashvani Deputy Managing Director Laxmi Shankar Vajpayee chaired the seminar. Renowned poets like Vinod Dubey (Singapore), Alka Sinha (New Delhi), …

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Cumilla artists entertain poetry lovers

On Friday, artists from different Cumilla-based recitation troupes perform in an online recitation program hosted by Bangladesh Abritti Samannay Parishad. Performers from different Cumilla-based recitation troupes entertained poetry lovers in an online program held on Friday. The program, titled Chutir Bikele Abritti-21, was organized by Bangladesh Abritti Samannay Parishad. It …

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The first Greek poet to win the Nobel Prize

Giorgos Seferis. Credit: public domain On December 10, 1963, Greek diplomat and poet Giorgos Seferis received the Nobel Prize for Literature from King Gustav of Sweden. Seferis was the first Greek to receive the prestigious award. Seferis was born in Urla, a city in Asia Minor, now Turkey, in 1900. …

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The poet expressing the tragedy of Covid in India

03. Jul July 03, 2021 With translations into Hindi, Tamil, Bengali, Assamese, English and now even German, a poem describing the horrors of the second wave of Covid-19 in India is celebrated as a shrewd socio-political commentary. Line 114 poem, entitled Shabvahini Ganga and written by Parul Khakkar, a Gujarati …

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Cows and Wishes – Cache Valley Daily

Bryce Angell is a cowboy poet. Angell grew up on a farm / ranch in the St. Anthony, Idaho area with around 75 horse heads. Horses remain an important part of Angell’s life. Angell shares her poetry with Cache Valley Daily every Friday. My wife and I are people from …

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‘Everyone has a story to tell’

Growing up in North Philadelphia, Andre’a Rhoads dreamed of one day becoming a writer. At 17, Rhoads now realizes that is exactly what she is. Philadelphia City and Free Library officials will announce Thursday that she is the 2021-2022 Philadelphia Young Poet Laureate, chosen from a competitive pool of applicants. …

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The Latin American alphabets of the Indian poet are translated

Antananarivo, [Madagascar] June 27 (ANI): The Alphabets of Latin America, a collection of poems written by Indian poet-diplomat Abhay K., which paints a poetic portrait of Latin America, has been translated and published in Italian. The book was translated into Italian by renowned Italian translator Angela D’Ambra and published by …

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Summer books 2021: Poetry

Raphael Hotelby Rachael Boast, Picador £ 10.99 / PanMacmillan £ 24.99 A rich portion of Boast’s timeless and formal verses, this fourth collection evokes silence and movement to create an effect that is both still and full of life. Considering the scope of his Romantic predecessors in his work, it …

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Enjoy ‘Cowboy Culture’ with a Night of Music, Poetry | New

RR @ High Plains Homestead HARRISON – Old-school storytelling, through cowboy poetry and music, will conjure up images of sitting around the campfire or working the ranch during the first-ever Cowboy Culture Night, scheduled for June 26 at Harrison. The event, led by Harrison residents Tami Hughson, Katie Reece and …

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Titilope Sonuga named ninth Edmonton poet laureate

Breadcrumb Links Music Local arts Books Author of the article: Griwkowsky Fish Release date : June 22, 2021 • 17 minutes ago • 4 minutes to read • Join the conversation Titilope Sonuga is Edmonton’s ninth Poet Laureate, effective July 1. Photo provided /jpg The opinions and recommendations are impartial …

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Can geometry be as moving as poetry?

SHAPEThe hidden geometry of information, biology, strategy, democracy and everything in betweenBy Jordan Ellenberg Some of us have a certain ‘eat your veg’ sense of geometry; that it is a necessary evil to be successful in school. “Shape” is Jordan Ellenberg’s 400-page counter-argument. For Ellenberg, geometry is like poetry: capable …

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author of Torrington publishes his first book of poetry | New

TORRINGTON – Town resident Patricia Mason-Martin, author of six non-fiction books, has released her first comprehensive book of poetry. The 105-page collection, titled “In Venice, I Could Sing,” contains 46 original poems and is published by Local Gems Press. The publisher, based in Long Island, NY, has published poets from …

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A daring rock icon, a poet, a beloved brother

Few rock ‘n’ roll legends have had such a lasting impact over generations as Jim Morrison, whose death 50 years ago next month at age 27 made him an even greater cultural icon than when he was alive. Yet while his six-year tenure as a deep-voiced frontman in The Doors …

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How to order Gangasnan of poetry

An op-ed in the June issue of Gujarat Sahitya Akademi official spokesperson Shabdsrushti created a massive uproar in the literary world of Gujarat. Intellectuals across Gujarat took offense. More than 150 intellectuals in Gujarat issued a joint statement condemning the editorial by Akademi President Vishnu Pandya and calling for its …

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The poetry-loving cook who nourished the soul of Detroit

To celebrate June 15 this week, Gastro Obscura and guest editor Michael Twitty share stories of food and liberation in black history. In the sweltering summer of 1967, Detroit had reached a breaking point. Growing racial tensions, socioeconomic disparities and growing allegations of police misconduct have resulted in the creation …

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Athens Poet Laureate Unveils New Collection of Poetry | New

The Athens poet laureate is releasing a new collection of her poems, available from a small regional vendor, she announced Monday. “Zero, a Door” is the latest project from Athens Poet Laureate, Wendy McVicker. McVicker told The Athens Messenger that her new project is a collection of landscape poetry inspired …

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Dogri Sanstha highlights the works of veteran Dogri poets

Excelsior correspondentJAMMU, June 13: Continuing its effort to introduce the younger generation to the poetic works of seasoned Dogri writers, Dogri Sanstha Jammu organized an online poetry recitation program.During the program, the poetry of veteran Dogri writers Prof Ramnath Shastri, Parmanand Almast, Kehri Singh Madhukar, Vedpal Deep and Yash Sharma, …

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Paddle Poetry in Motion: the Kalleq revisited by Gearlab Outdoors

Greenland style paddle, Kalleq 2021 version – “White Matrix” 1.1mm thick, cuts through water – Kalleq With the revamped Kalleq, Gearlab Outdoors continues to blend art and science to distill the ultimate paddling experience. TAIPEI CITY, TAIWAN, June 13, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – The Kalleq, Gearlab Outdoor’s flagship paddle in Greenland, …

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Castium Revelio: British comedy and American poetry

Welcome to this week’s Casting News! Following last week’s superhero action, this week we bring you news of an upcoming limited series for Dan Fogler, an exciting role for Harry Melling, and a new trailer starring Jim Broadbent. Are you ready to get started? Castium Revelio! The first of this …

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On mourning, love and poetry

Jim and Betty Fisher pictured outside Rose Cottage in the Sun in 2009Monkfish Brundle CW: Mourning and bereavement mentions. Mourning is a strange and callous creature. This year, my two grandparents on my mother’s side passed away. My grandparents, Jim and Bem, lived full and long lives and were well …

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A fictional critic and a widowed poet start over

If you need to catch up with the story, Click here. Rebecca rarely felt anything in her stomach other than hunger. She didn’t worry like most people occasionally did. When Patrick and Gerald had both been in love with her, in high school, when she was convinced that she would …

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Banbridge Poet conjures up a prepared dish of poetry

“I’ve been working on it for 38 years,” says Banbridge poet Colin Hassard of his first collection of poetry, The age of microwave dinner. Renowned for its thought-provoking work, this word cookbook explores where we are as a society, as well as the universal themes of grief, family, relationships and …

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Rita Wong: A Poet’s Call to Environmental Action

These days Rita Wong does not write poetry. Poetry came to him in waves at different times in his life, which befits a poet who has written so much on water. His next selected works, Current, Climate: The poetry of Rita Wong (Wilfrid Laurier University Press), edited by Nicholas Bradley, …

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Poetry corner for June 5 and 6 | News, Sports, Jobs

SUBSCRIBE TO CONTINUE Subscribed to printing? Register for full access! Please sign up for as low as 36 cents per day to continue browsing our website. Unlimited access to all stories from nashuatelegraph.com on your computer, tablet or smartphone. Go to nashuatelegraph.com, view our digital edition, or use our Full …

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Watsonville Library sponsors first-ever Poet Laureate program

Share Tweeter Share Share E-mail WATSONVILLE—When Alicia Martinez first accepted the position of Acting Library Director for the Watsonville Public Library, one of her goals was to provide the town with a Poet Laureate program. Those plans began on Tuesday: The library kicked off a nomination period, which will end …

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Woods Road celebrates National Poetry Month

Throughout the month of April, Woods Road Elementary School in North Babylon celebrated National Poetry Month with a series of activities. Students read a gallery of poems that were displayed in the hallway of the building and participated in “Poem In Your Pocket Day” by reading poems aloud to their …

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Poet Joy Harjo: ‘Remake Our World’

Speaking to the graduates gathered in person at Smith’s Indoor Track and Tennis Center for Smith’s 143rd start on Sunday, Harjo shared some of his poetry, touching on the themes of connection, gratitude and healing. “Let your moccasin feet take you to the encampment of the keepers who knew you …

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EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner – Secrets, What I Saw, Rebirth

Here is the latest opus from Poet’s Corner, presented by EPIC Poetry Group based in Edmonds. SECRETS Contemplate a poemon secretsand how they hold usbreathless, sometimes sadbut above all responsibleby their force. I host an old secrethidden deep insideso painfulI can hardly breathe.Personal, my version of disgraceand I want to …

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Shepherd University presents poet Annie Kim | Culture & Leisure

The Shepherd University’s Society for Creative Writing in the Department of English and Modern Languages ​​features award-winning poet Annie Kim in the latest installment in the At Home with Poetry series. Kim is a poet, lawyer and violinist. His books are “Eros, Unbroken” (2020), winner of the Washington Prize 2019 …

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The library launches the poets laureates program

The Watsonville Public Library will begin accepting nominations for the new Poet Laureate program starting Tuesday. The aim is to elevate the art of poetry in the city and help celebrate the literary arts, according to a library announcement Wednesday. Applications are accepted online at https://bit.ly/345sIqL, at the library, or …

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Montana Bookshelf: fiction, documentary and poetry for May | Books

The authors are Elise Atchison, Rick Bass, Todd Burritt, Tom Campbell, Lyn Dalebout, Matt Daly, Joanne Dornan, Gary Ferguson, Matt Hart, Geneen Marie Haugen, Susan Marsh, Craig Mathews, Arthur Middleton, Doug Peacock, Karen Reinhart, Kelsey Sather, Jack Turner, Rebecca Watters, Tina Welling, Marylee White, Connie Wieneke, Todd Wilkinson and Terry …

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Myanmar poets killed after coup

On March 4, her sister received a summons from the police to the Monywa morgue. She identified her brother’s body, Ms. Khin Sandar Win said. A bullet hole pierced his left temple. A long gash ran across his chest. The family wondered if the gash indicated that his internal organs …

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Lima presents the first poet laureate

LIMA – The Lima City Council, in partnership with Art / Space Lima, presented the first official poet laureate in the city’s history during its council meeting on Monday evening. Lima asked longtime resident and educator Timothy Cheeseman to be the city’s leader in creative writing and poetry. Cheeseman is …

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The UC Davis program debuted the national youth poet

Self-doubt nearly kept Carmichael’s Alexandra Huynh from entering the high school classroom where a UC Davis program offered students the opportunity to present their poetry. While a student at Mira Loma high school, Huynh had not yet given a public voice to her poems. But a phone call to her …

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Tennessee teenager to compete in national poetry competition finals

Battle Ground Academy junior Kendall Grimes has reached the final of Poetry Out Loud, a national poetry recitation competition that draws students from across the country. After successfully completing her school and national competitions, then the 2021 national semifinals, the two-time champion of the state of Tennessee will compete against …

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the elusive poet Ethna MacCarthy

Following our fascinating dive into the Irish Times archives, poetry critic Maria Johnston writes about the archival discoveries she made as she went in search of the elusive Irish poet and physician Ethna MacCarthy (a remarkable woman for her time, who died on this subject in 1959) and reflects on …

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POETRY: A NEW LANGUAGE, A NEW DICTION – Journal

Writing in October 1942, Faiz Ahmed Faiz complained in a critical essay that the new poetry was difficult to understand because the symbolism it used was alien to our poetic tradition, and cited a line from Miraji as an example. The same debate is repeated every time traditionalists confront new …

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Clark County’s New Poet Laureate Keeps It Real

He’s a man of words – they’re even inked on his knuckles – so it’s only fitting that he’s now surrounded by them. That’s why he’s here. It’s a Friday afternoon and Sin to Your Wishes is being courted at the Sunrise Library. He came here as a child, cycling …

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Greek President pays tribute to national poet Dionysios Solomos

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, honored the Greek national poet Dionysios Solomos, on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the Greek Revolution. The ceremony at the National Garden of Athens took place under the auspices of the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO. “I imagine him, at …

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Urdu poet Tarannum Riyaz dies of Covid | Delhi News

New Delhi: Urdu poet, critic and author Tarannum Riyaz died in a Delhi hospital on Thursday due to Covid-19. Her husband, Riyaz Punjabi, a former vice-chancellor of the University of Kashmir, died in the city last month. Born in Srinagar in 1960, she was a fiction writer, critic and former …

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Red Cup Rebellion enters the game of poetry

Last week, those of us living in Very Online Life â„¢ were surprised to find that a new touch of culture and sophistication would arrive at online retailers and select bookstores in certain geographic pockets of Mississippi. Thanks to the vigilance of Red Cup contributor and online mogul Mr. Bunkie …

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The dancer and the poet

Block Club Chicago’s “It’s All Good” podcast released with episode 5! The episode’s title is “The Dancer and the Poet,” and it focuses on Chicago’s teens finding creativity and community during the pandemic. Jessica Romero and Jackie Gaytan created the 8Teenth Hip-Hop group so that teens can experience competitive dancing …

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Library hosts poetry night with poet laureate from Maine

Stuart kestenbaum Photo added Camden Public Library and the Stewardship Education Alliance are planning to host Maine Poet Laureate Stuart Kestenbaum at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 27, for a special evening of poetry. The event will kick off a two-week “Poetry on Windows” (POW!) Celebration in downtown Camden. Kestenbaum …

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