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Joy Leftow, AKA Violet, is a writer, poet, performer of poetry and bluetry. She is editor of The Cartier Street Review. Writing is her first love.

Mar 25, 2015. Her poetry has been published in multiple independent anthologies and journals, as well as, her blog. Having earned her Masters in Transformative Language Arts from Goddard College, Tiffany continues her quest to use word-art as a facilitator of social commentary and change.

In today’s talk, poet Shane Koyczan gives a live rendition of "To This Day" on the TED stage. Here, more of his poems.

Clevette Roberts, who performs as Chyna, will be the featured poet at the First Tuesday Poetry Open Mike on Sept. 1 at the Trent River Coffee Company in New Bern. The program will begin at 7 p.m. at the coffee house, located at 208.

Once again (see the last Blog) I signed up in the open #1 slot to read 2 love poems, “Said Again” about re-cycling the words of old love poems, & one from Poeming the Prompt (A.P.D., 2011) "November 23." Phil Williamston also had a poem on the day's theme, his was titled “Love's Labyrinth,” then he recited a blues tune.

Apr 11, 2014. Poetry and song were once the same: The first poems were recited to music played on the lyre. (It's the source of the word "lyric.") Today, poems are published in books and journals, while songs are heard but seldom read. The poet Robert Pinsky tells of a successful songwriter-singer who said, "A little.

Heather Wastie writes poems, songs & monologues. This blog began with her oral history project with people who worked in the carpet industry in Kidderminster. Her.

. poets' collective she co-founded in 2014. In 2017 she self-published a handmade limited edition mini-pamphlet Foot Wear. After winning the Cinnamon Press Poetry Pamphlet competition in 2017, Robin's third pamphlet, All the Relevant Gods is out from Cinnamon in February 2018. She blogs at

But would I turn back the clock? Would I change a single thing? Of course not, my little one, but I’d love a long lie-in… This poem was originally published on Helen Farmer’s Facebook page — The Mothership.

Henri Cole’s Touch is a book of reckonings. Separated into three different sections, the poems are arranged around a mother’s death, a confrontation with mortality and, finally, a turbulent relationship with a drug-addicted lover.

Lee Eun Seo LYDIA — Funeral services were conducted for Mrs. Emmett Jolet, the former Eunice “Eun” Delcambre, 97. Shannon Jolet and her husband, Donnie Lee, of Lydia; great grandchildren Noah Jolet of New Iberia, Ryan Jolet of Lydia, Shim Eun-ha (b. September 23, 1972) debuted in 1994 in the basketball-themed TV drama The Last Match, and quickly

Apr 11, 2013. What went wrong? Somehow, we blew it. We never quite got poetry inside the American school system, and thus, never quite inside the culture. Many brave people have tried, tried for decades, are surely still trying. The most recent watermark of their success was the introduction of Robert Frost and Carl.

Hope you enjoy sharing these wonderful rhyming poems with your friends and family. Add these free poems to your greeting cards.

He asked me out for a drink. I agreed to meet after work. He arrived on time. I was five minutes late. He was dressed nice. I was having a good hair day. He was the age he said he was. I was hopeful. He was the height he said he was.

well, a wife. Or a woman who, in his words, would make him "fall on my knees and say, ‘You are my temple of Poetry.’" Oh, one of those. The video also involves a tour of Ovie’s house in the D.C. area, his vow to father no more than 10.

Poems, Short Stories, and random thoughts from the author of "Be Still: and know that I am God"

Doesn’t Thanksgiving fall at a perfect time? Just when my girls start rattling off their extensive Christmas wish lists, I can pull out some Thanksgiving books and.

Her mother’s decline had been “a slow process of subtraction, as we lost her one brain cell, one synapse at a time,” Ms. Hughes writes in the preface to a new collection of poetry about this rampaging disease. “As with any grief that feels.

Each month this blog will feature a word of the month to stimulate a poem. Anyone who wishes to share a poem is invited to participate. The point is to enjoy the.

Published today, Hannah Sullivan's debut collection, Three Poems, is a revelation – three long poems of fresh ambition, intensity and substance. To mark it's publication, we have an exclusive recording of Hannah reading the first poem in the collection, 'You, Very Young in New York', described by Lara Feigel as 'a pellucid.

Simplicity Blog Now that the holiday season has come to a close, it’s time for ELK Studio’s annual Make It For Me Event. During the month of January, Kathy spotlights free. The apparent simplicity, offset by the detailing and workmanship, made for an often captivating result. "I think it’s very much what I’ve learned in my career.

The Israel Beat blog is a place for poetry submission, concert announcemnets, upcoming shows and musings on Jewish music. The Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast brings you live in-studio performances with up and coming Israeli.

Nov 5, 2017. His novels, Dysphoric Notions (2012) and Undertakers of Rain (2013) are both published through Ring of Fire Publishing. He currently functions as editor in chief for Umbrella Factory Magazine that he co-founded in 2009. Meet Anthony at his blog: Posted by Changming Yuan.

Selected poetry from Alysion’s Bucket List of Poems to Read Before You Die.

Welcome to Rainy Day Poems, one of the greatest websites of poems for kids, stories for children, and artwork for everyone. You’ll find classic poems for kids, dog.

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While the traditional view of formal poetry includes a very strict rhyme scheme that must be adhered to, the free verse style popularized by the great Ezra Pound.

Warning: this poem contains detailed descriptions of sexual assault. here is my entire “A Story Like Mine” poem from today’s #WomensMarch2018 in NYC tw: rape / assault. Thank you. — h (@halsey) January.

Later, he posted a poem on his blog recollecting his hospital visit. Apparently,

Angela is a poet. She is also an experienced teacher and holds Masters degrees in English Literature and in Arts in Education. She leads workshops with all ages from nursery to elders, building confidence in their ability to write, tell stories and make books. She enjoys giving readings of her poems, and putting together.

an annual cowboy poetry festival in his home state of Nevada. "These programs create jobs," Reid said. "The National Endowment of the Humanities is the reason we have in northern Nevada every January a cowboy poetry festival.

Replying to all the well-wishers, Amitabh wrote a beautiful poem in Hindi and.

Wednesday, February 14. Once again, a friend sent me a poem. The poet, Linda Paston, writes of delicate surprises that run deeper than first notice suggests. Her sensual remembering of an eight year old daughter when she dares to ride too fast for Mom, opening Mom to wonder, can open us readers also, into one of the.

The Queensland Poetry Festival runs from 21 to 23 August. Graham Nunn has helped me to select three poets to feature on LiteraryMinded in the weeks leading up to the festival. Revisit number one, A.F. Harrold; or number two,

Sometimes the NWAC forecast begins with a poem describing the current weather conditions. The use of poetry usually implies that the conditions are either really good or really boring. Obviously right now, the latter is true. The last.

AFTER FOREVER – Original Funeral Poems eBook. Your Eternal Love Brought To Life. Poetry truly is a universal language and it touches people’s hearts.

This blog is a space for poets and poetry lovers to discuss poetry events and to offer their insights and opinions on individual poems, collections and happenings in the poetry world. The bloggers are poets, Poet in the City volunteers, and a range of our fantastic friends and event speakers.

I came away from Philadelphia’s Verizon Hall on April 4 th, bathed in music and blood. That was my response to The Passion According to St. Matthew, which the.

Leaves of comfrey loll like dogs' tongues. A woodpigeon catching the sun with its breast hunkers down; on and in a terracotta chimney-pot, rather like a freshly- boiled egg sitting in an egg-cup. Two blackbirds take turns to nip at an apple-core. And everyone out feels a stirring of the juices, with a large and impractical.

In response to a recent post about the value of "at least trying" someone sent me the poem If There be Sorrow by Mari Evans. After reading, I just had to share it.

We wrote poems about the moon and our palms and lions. fun to hear these students' amazing ideas and images. 5. Sharing. Yes, thanks to the wisdom of Poetry Friday poets, we have created a Padlet for teachers to share student work, found HERE. Please share your words. Linda Baie, who blogs at TeacherDance.

Well, everyone, another NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo has come and gone. I hope you enjoyed the challenge, and even if you didn’t get all the way to 30 poems…

“Episode 28: Poems for Mother's Day,” Commonplace: Conversations with Poets (and Other People) (podcast, 2017); “On Sacred Spaces & Community: Jewish Poets Speak Out,” The Kenyon Review Blog, edited by Rosebud Ben-Oni (2017); The Sundress Blog: “Lyric Essentials: Nancy Reddy Reads 'Walmart Supercenter'.

Julie Valentine 2011 A selection of poems written for my Grandson, Bradley, when his milk teeth started to fall out. A frightening time for a child, but made easier.

The poem also explains his view about the intrusive paparazzi and was shared.

Dec 18, 2017. by Mike White Samuel Taylor Coleridge shows us one of the most remarkably versatile minds in English literature. As a critic, he made lasting contributions in such diverse fields as art history, philosophy, psychology, and Shakespeare studies. Coleridge's poetry is also astonishingly varied.

“Poems stopped,” says Donald Hall at age 86, “because poems are erotic. The sound and density of poems require more testosterone. But without writing, my life would be empty. When I can write, it is a joy to be alive, and I can look.

He turned his tragedies into life lessons powerful enough to spark change in others. His poems about life, love, and loss have become a continuous source of inspiration and enchantment to the world today, making him one of the most beloved poets in America.

Her mother’s decline had been “a slow process of subtraction, as we lost her one brain cell, one synapse at a time,” Ms. Hughes writes in the preface to a new collection of poetry about this rampaging disease. “As with any grief that feels.

Oct 20, 2010  · 5 thoughts on “ Catherine Smith: Six Poems ” Music&Meaning 20/10/2010 at 5:43 pm. Peony: having read “Losing it to David Cassidy,” I’d have to.

World’s poetry illustrated with images in a comprehensive blog. Signin Portland Blog It’s been a big week of news stemming from a FOX singing competition show. Of course, that news has all involved “The Ex Factor” and its revolving door of talent, which has put “American Idol” in the odd position of being under-discussed. Welcome to Portland, Oregon, a beautiful city with terrific neighborhoods. Many