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Fathers day in her heart

Young_Girl
Her hair was up in a ponytail Her favorite dress tied with a bow. Today was Daddy's Day at school, And she couldn't wait to go. But her mommy tried to tell her, That she probably should stay home. Why the kids might not understand, If sh…
 

An old farmer's advice

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Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong.  Keep skunks and bankers at a distance. Life is simpler when you plow around the stump. A bumble bee is considerably faster than a John Deere tractor. Words that soak into your ears are whispered...not ye…
 

Heartprints

Heart-beat
Whatever our hands touch...We leave fingerprints.On walls, on furniture,On door knobs, dishes and books.Smudges, showing we were there!Oh Lord, please,Wherever I go today...Help me leave Heartprints...Heartprints of compassion,Understanding and love.Heartprints of kindne…
 
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    "The real hallmark of an effective political artist is that the politics is accepted with the art," said Baraka. A new career-spanning anthology collects his work from 1961 to 2013. He died in 2014.

  • Ode to the range: Cowboys take to prose to celebrate U.S. West 6:17 (GMT) - 31.01.2015

    By Mary Papenfuss ELKO, Nev. (Reuters) - When long-time bronc rider Paul Zarzyski needed to rest his aching bones after an adrenaline-charged stint on torquing horseflesh, he often turned to the last thing most people would associate with cowboy life: writing poetry. The ramshackle town with casinos, the Stampede Motel and coffee shops that play Hank Williams Jr., is sprouting an unusually large ...

  • Ode to the range: Cowboys take to prose to celebrate U.S. West 6:17 (GMT) - 31.01.2015

    By Mary Papenfuss ELKO, Nev. (Reuters) - When long-time bronc rider Paul Zarzyski needed to rest his aching bones after an adrenaline-charged stint on torquing horseflesh, he often turned to the last thing most people would associate with cowboy life: writing poetry. The ramshackle town with casinos, the Stampede Motel and coffee shops that play Hank Williams Jr., is sprouting an unusually large ...

  • PROSE school members share experiences 11:59 (GMT) - 30.01.2015

    Three members at PROSE schools addressed delegates about the changes at their schools at the Jan. 14 Delegate Assembly.

  • Westhill students demonstrate poetry prowess 19:54 (GMT) - 29.01.2015

    Nastasja Haughton recites I Am Trying to Break Your Heart by Kevin Young during the Poetry Out Loud competition at Westhill High School on Thursday, January 29, 2015. This is the first year Westhill has entered the contest and Haughton, who won, and the runner-up, Nacari Martin, will go on to compete on the state level.

  • LATEST NEWS 19:53 (GMT) - 29.01.2015

    Nastasja Haughton recites I Am Trying to Break Your Heart by Kevin Young during the Poetry Out Loud competition at Westhill High School on Thursday, January 29, 2015. This is the first year Westhill has entered the contest and Haughton, who won, and the runner-up, Nacari Martin, will go on to compete on the state level.

  • Allen University formally opens its Langston Hughes Poetry House 18:41 (GMT) - 29.01.2015

    Late last summer, Alonzo Stevens wandered into Allen University’s Langston Hughes Poetry Center intent on finding out what the private historically black college was creating inside the Pine Street bungalow. Click to Continue »

  • ANOTHER VIEW: Poetry is an art 16:06 (GMT) - 29.01.2015

    Regarding Lee Roscoe’s Poetropes of 1/9, I submit that poetry has not become a “cult.” There are no kidnappings or forced poetry readings. It can be an “affliction,” however, by “afflicting the comfortable and comforting the afflicted.”

  • This Website Will Turn Your Tweets Into Poetry 9:44 (GMT) - 29.01.2015

    Poetweet Poetweet combines all of a user’s tweets and finding rhymes between them Enter your Twitter handle into Poetweet and the website will transform your tweets into the poetry you always knew they were.  Once you sign in, Poetweet gives you the option of transforming your 140-character missives into three types of poems: a sonnet (popularized by Shakespeare), rondel (French lyric poetry ...

  • Poetry out loud 7:57 (GMT) - 29.01.2015

    The Hattiesburg Arts Council.Hattiesburg Arts Council announces the southern regional contest for Poetry Out Loud.

  • A Nightmare on Broadway 13:59 (GMT) - 28.01.2015

    Francine Prose In Birdman Alejandro González Iñárritu has taken his cinematic nightmare to the Great White Way, illuminated it with Broadway footlights, located the pathos—and the hilarity—in the New York stage, and given us a cast of nuanced and beautifully acted minor characters.

  • Poetry and prose readings at library 13:52 (GMT) - 28.01.2015

    Monthly Reading Series on begins Friday, Jan. 30

  • Modi discovers the prose of governance 2:11 (GMT) - 28.01.2015

    'Reviving the nuclear deal was crucial before the Obama visit... It was time for the BJP to admit that it was wrong, and redo the civil nuclear liability laws.'

  • Poetweet: A website that turns your tweets into poetry 17:42 (GMT) - 27.01.2015

    In the age of mechanical reproduction, poetry is easy. All you have to do is tweet.

  • Portland Musician Turns To Prose With New Memoir 14:48 (GMT) - 27.01.2015

    Singer-songwriter Nick Jaina's memoir "Get It While You Can" is a meditation on fear, freedom, heartbreak, and what it means to be a successful artist.

  • 'Accidental economist' and scourge of austerity tipped for Greek finance post 11:44 (GMT) - 26.01.2015

    In characteristically purple prose, Yanis Varoufakis, 53, celebrated the victory of Alexis Tsipras's far-left Syriza in Greek elections by paraphrasing Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. "Greek democracy today chose to stop going gently into the night. Greek democracy resolved to rage against the dying of the light," the bi-national Greek-Australian wrote on his blog.

  • Suffolk area poet to emcee Poetry, Prose & Pizza event at the Prince George library 2:08 (GMT) - 19.01.2015

    PRINCE GEORGE — The Hopewell/Prince George Friends of the Library invites the public to an evening of “Poetry, Prose, and Pizza” at the Prince George Library, 6605 Courts Drive, on Thursday at 6 p.m.Nathan Richardson, Virginia author and poet from the Suffolk area, will emcee this community gathering.Richardson founded the “Poetry, Prose, and Pizza” program in the Chesapeake area of Virginia, as ...

  • Resurrections, Do-Overs, And Second Lives: A 2015 Poetry Preview 6:29 (GMT) - 17.01.2015

    After the troubles of 2014, critic Craig Morgan Teicher offers up a full shelf of poetry for a brand new year — offering no solutions, but full of ambivalence and precision, balm and fire.

  • Mystery: Who will Cara Black take to Paris? 8:18 (GMT) - 9.01.2015

    Her trip with Politics & Prose is sold out ? but one last spot is being raffled off to a lucky reader.

  • COLUMN: Exploring Urdu’s prose heritage - Magazine - DAWN.COM 20:22 (GMT) - 3.01.2015

    LAST week I was on a short visit to Delhi at the invitation of the Ghalib Institute. The occasion was the institute’s annual international seminar and this year the subject of discussion was ‘Founders of Modern Urdu Prose: Muhammad Husain Azad, Hali, and Shibli.’