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- Harry Dean Stanton (RIP) Reads Poems by Charles Bukowski
Back in 2012, Stanton headlined an L.A. tribute to the Los Angeles poet. Follow Open Culture on Facebook and Twitter and share intelligent media with your friends. Or better yet, sign up for our daily email and get a daily dose of Open Culture in your inbox.
- The death and witness of a poet-priest
His most famous poem, â€œThe Burning Babe,â€ also deals with this theme. He wrote longer pieces of prose as well, including the well-circulated â€œMary Magdalenâ€™s Funeral Tears.â€ When Southwell was dying, he publicly admitted his priestly ordination ...
- The Trump-Era Boom in Erasure Poetry
The raw material for Niina Pollariâ€™s poem â€œForm N-400 Erasuresâ€ is the long, opaquely-worded application form for becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen. Expansive and arduous, the application holds a looming significance for newcomers to the United States.
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- The Assyrian Poet
He gathered documents such as a $25 check Gibran wrote to a friend and pictures with colleagues and acquaintances ... "I had lunch with a little poet today, Khalil Gibran, and he drew me ... ," the letter said. He also exhibited a letter written by ...
- The Kalevala â€“ a text-to-speech acid test
The Finnish national epic is, by some lights, one of the great pieces of literary editing and repurposing, stitched together by Elias LÃ¶nnrot in the full flower of Romantic nationalism to create a single uniform Homeric poem from folk poetry and ...
- Poetry Book that Gives Inspiration for Every Life Journey
Inspired by his relationship with God, author Ronnie Fletcher pens "Believe: A Book of Spiritual Poems" (published by Xlibris), featuring poems that will cause readers to reflect on life. "As God speaks with me, I write what I hear. I am also inspired by ...
- Jean Valentine Honored With Yaleâ€™s 2017 Bollingen Prize for Poetry
We were elated to wake up this morning to the news that Jean Valentine has won the 2017 Bollingen Prize for Poetry. Yale News reports on the honor: Jean Valentine has been named the winner of Yaleâ€™s 2017 Bollingen Prize for American Poetry. She is the ...
- American Life in Poetry: Everyday Grace
At this time of great national division it's good to see a few people in a tire shop, coming together to share their common humanity. Her most recent book is Colors of the River: Poems, from Yellow Flag Press.
- India vs Australia: Mitchell Starcâ€™s swing-bowling â€” Poetry in motion
He took 24 wickets at 15.16 in a three-Test series against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka amidst a 3-0 drubbing over his side, the no. 1 Test team during the series. He took 11 more wickets than other pacers combined in his sideâ€™s first whitewash in Sri Lanka.
- Search Launches For 2017 Bucks County Poet Laureate
The judges for the contest will be Barbara Daniels, preliminary judge, and Margaret Holley, final judge. Daniels is the author of Quinn and Marie and Rose Fever. Her poetry has appeared in Mid-Atlantic Review, Solstice and The Literary Review among others.
- Music, poetry highlight Ruth Hill celebration
Student groups from grades K-5 presented reports and skits on historical figures. They included front, from left, Heidi Ramirez, Meleiya McNeill, Conner Scaff, Zephaniah Grigsby and Jailyn Glencamp; second row, Bayron Mosqueda-Mesa, Kwame Heflin, Cameron ...
- Friend of Lies
Draining the very life inside of me. This monster has now become my best friend; A friend that will stick by me till the end. Hiding its true motive with pleasant words Words that make me want to walk more forward. Walking towards a dark misunderstanding.
- Brodsky Poetry Archives Donated to Southeast - Southeast Missouri State University News
Southeast Missouri State University NewsBrodsky Poetry Archives Donated to SoutheastSoutheast Missouri State University NewsIn his lifetime, Brodsky authored 84 volumes of poetry, which include more than 13,000 individual poems. In addition to the books, his poems were published in Harper's, Southern Review, Texas Quarterly, American Scholar, National Forum, Dalhousie ...
- Poetâ€™s identity quest helped her find fellow black Appalachian poets
The year was 2003. There had to be someone else like her out there, someone else who was hyphenated. An African-American-Appalachian maker of poems. Her search results turned up Frank X. Walker, an African-American poet from Danville, Kentucky, born in 1961.