Archive for 2011
Monday, December 19, 2011
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Monday, November 28, 2011
"These writers bring great experiences, styles and different ways of looking at things," Walton said.
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Wednesday, November 9, 2011
He was also honored in 2008 with the Federico Garcia Lorca International Poetry Prize.
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Tuesday, July 26, 2011
A Fresh Perspective by Sara Coslett
This is just another healthy distraction,
From my life of dissatisfaction.
My nights are filled with books and lectures,
In a world mired in conjectures.
I’m on my way to a degree
Attached to it is a hefty fee.
It’s a thirty-year plan
And yet it feels as though time just began. Click here to read in detail.
A Retired Teacher’s Dream by John Michael Domino
There is a yearning that I have deep inside.
It’s simply to teach others; I’ve got nothing to hide.
You don’t have to buy my program or hire me full-time.
In some situations, I don’t want a dime.
But if I can change a child’s life and make things like new.
There is almost nothing that I would not do.
But I know schools are competitive and many others want jobs.
Some need a career and feel threatened, others act like snobs. Click here to read in detail.
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I am the Delta Queen,
I have been on my own, since I was sixteen.
I sell my body, just to survive,
As one man leaves my room, another arrives.
Oh Please don't ask me why I'm here,
I am just another fallen woman, that a wife fears.
What she refuses to give her man,
For money I will and so can.
Many a man has laid upon my ivory, rose scented breasts,
While I soothe his mind and grant him happiness.
I stroke male egos and other parts,
But when his time is up, I want him to depart. Click here to read in detail.
A Dividing Wall by Abdi-Noor Haji Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope)
I see an invisible psychological wall
Separating hearts of love in a family
As the young integrate with the Swedish
sending new roots in their new environs Click here to read in detail.
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Tuesday, July 19, 2011
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Monday, June 27, 2011
How did you decide on the book title?
What is the theme of your poetry?
What motivated you to come out with a book?
Why poetry? And, when did you start writing?
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Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Here's the answer to a hypothetical "Jeopardy" query: "Who are Pablo Neruda and, um ...?"
And now, the question: "Which modern Latin American poets could an average U.S. reader likely name without using Google?" No fair if you're counting Ricky Martin, by the way.
Until fairly recently, that would've been my own blushing response. For five years I lived in Mexico City and worked in an office near a beautiful, leafy street named for Ruben Dario, the great Nicaraguan journalist, cultural diplomat and poet. Dario's admiration for the French Symbolists, along with his wariness toward the geopolitical adventurism of Uncle Sam, propelled him, almost single-handedly, to haul Latin American verse into the 20th century under the battle flag of the "Modernismo" movement.
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Wednesday, April 20, 2011
- Dark Emperor and other poems of the Night by Joyce Sidman, Houghton Mifflin, 32 pages, $21.50
- Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku by Lee Wardlaw, Henry Holt, 40 pages, $19.50
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Tuesday, March 29, 2011
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Monday, March 21, 2011
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Tuesday, February 22, 2011
- Select the theme of the poem. This is entirely up to the poet and no theme is inappropriate for art. Themes include love, nature, death, motherhood, loss, among an infinite list of others.
- Select the kind of form in which the poem will be written. While historically the poem has rhymed and taken a specific shape or meter, modern poetry has seen a change in style and sound.
- Think of a tone or aesthetic and write down a list of words that may be fitting. While some poets brainstorm before writing a poem, others simply write spontaneously, editing later. Writing down a list of words can be helpful when starting a new poem.
- Write the poem. Use the interesting words listed and keep to the theme. If the theme is nature, for example, make sure to use imagery that evokes the idea.
- Read the poem for clarity and make sure it fits the style in which the poem is written. Editing poetry can be hard, as most writers feel overwhelmed at the thought of changing their own work.