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 kindness
And genuine concern.
I shall go out today...
To leave Heartprints...
And if some one should say...
"I felt your touch!"
May that one feeling be...
Your loving touch, Lord,
May my heart touch
my lonely neighbor, with a smile,
a worried mother, with peace,
a runaway child, with safety,
a homeless person, with warmth,
and my dear friends, with love.
J-K cultural academy organizes poetry convention to mark Women's Day
9:16 (GMT) - 9.03.2014
Srinagar, March 9 (ANI): The cultural academy of Jammu and Kashmir organised a poetry convention for women to give impetus to budding talent in the state. To mark the occasion of International Women's Day, the academy conducted programme for women, 'Basm-E-Shayirat', during which many poetess' took part. Organiser of the event, Ashraf Taak, said the programme aimed at providing a platform to ...
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8:55 (GMT) - 9.03.2014
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Poetry lovers are invited to hear 12 student finalists from around the state in New Hampshire's "Poetry Out Loud" competition.
Poetry Out Loud State Finals to take place Tuesday
3:02 (GMT) - 9.03.2014
The Alaska State Council on the Arts and the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council will host the state finals for Poetry Out Loud, a national high-school recitation contest, on Tuesday, March 11 in Juneau.
Poetry and Literature Calendar (March 9-15)
23:23 (GMT) - 8.03.2014
Today, 7:30 P.M.: The Screening Room Series reading featuring poet John Christopher. Northtown Plaza Business Center, 3131 Sheridan, Amherst. Monday, 7:30 p.m.: Wordflight Series reading featuring poets Ken Feltges and Alifair Skebe.
Person of interest: Anna Voelker, high school poet
23:15 (GMT) - 8.03.2014
For the second straight year, Hampton High School senior Anna Voelker will be reciting poetry in Harrisburg Monday after winning the regional Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest.
Poetry Comes Alive at Iroquois
1:50 (GMT) - 8.03.2014
Poetry is alive and well, as an art form and as literature, in the halls of the Iroquois Central School District. Performers from Poetry Alive!, a national touring group, elicited cheers from both stu
Style Blog: Monday night author series to begin at Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club
8:58 (GMT) - 7.03.2014
Washington Post chief correspondent Dan Balz to be the first author on March 10.
‘Fifty Shades’ parody full of eye candy
1:08 (GMT) - 7.03.2014
It’s sold 100 million copies — and, thanks to its lurid prose, spurred sales of God knows how many electronic readers. Yes, it’s E.L. James’ “Fifty Shades of Grey” trilogy,...
Are you a sophisticated reader? Take our quiz to find out!
15:30 (GMT) - 6.03.2014
What does it mean today to say that you've read the classics? We reached wide and deep in putting together this quiz. If you take this and score well, you can hold your head high in any comp lit symposium in the country. Otherwise, no worries. Even wrong answers will teach you plenty and you are guaranteed to come away with fresh enthusiasm for the many gems of world lit.
The Learning Network Blog: Poetry Pairing | ‘There Are Birds Here’
11:24 (GMT) - 6.03.2014
The poem “There Are Birds Here” by Jamaal May and the article “A Picture of Detroit Ruin, Street by Forlorn Street” by Monica Davey appear in this poetry pairing.
Poetry Pairing | ‘There Are Birds Here’
11:13 (GMT) - 6.03.2014
The poem "There Are Birds Here " by Jamaal May and the article "A Picture of Detroit Ruin, Street by Forlorn Street " by Monica Davey appear in this poetry pairing.
Dan Abnett writing Rocket Raccoon, Groot prose novel
1:31 (GMT) - 6.03.2014
The writer is working on a Guardians of the Galaxy prose novel for Marvel.
Prose-Peddling Pols Swarm CPAC
16:15 (GMT) - 5.03.2014
The annual Conservative Political Action Conference is once again upon us, bringing together hundreds if not thousands of right-wing activists determined to crack the code to winning back over the government.
Hemingway Doesn't Always Live Up To His Code
12:33 (GMT) - 5.03.2014
What happens when Hemingway the writer meets Hemingway the editing app?
Poetry Profiles: Black Ocean
15:36 (GMT) - 3.03.2014
Carrie Olivia Adams, the poetry editor of Black Ocean, talks about the publisher's work.
The Learning Network Blog: Poetry Pairing | ‘Sestina: Like’
10:24 (GMT) - 27.02.2014
The poem “Sestina: Like” by A.E. Stallings and “They’re, Like, Way Ahead of the Linguistic Currrrve” by Douglas Quenqua appear in this Poetry Pairing.
Poet Nikki Giovanni On "Chasing Utopia"
14:55 (GMT) - 21.02.2014
Celebrated poet Nikki Giovanni's latest collection, Chasing Utopia, blends poetry and prose to tells stories that are both personal and political.
McGraw-Hill Professional's AccessScience Wins PROSE Award for Best Multidisciplinary Platform/eProduct
8:15 (GMT) - 21.02.2014
NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AccessScience, McGraw-Hill Professional's innovative next-generation online general science reference, was honored as the Best Multidisciplinary Platform/eProduct at the 2013 Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence – the PROSE Awards – in another year of record entries to the competition. Established by the Association of American Publishers, the ...
Introducing the 2014 Jury Panel and Key Dates for the Scotiabank Giller Prize
8:15 (GMT) - 19.02.2014
Jack Rabinovitch, founder of the Scotiabank Giller Prize, today announced the award-winning, three-member jury panel for the 2014 prize. They are: Canadian author Shauna Singh Baldwin, British novelist ...
Write like Hemingway? There's an app for that
20:45 (GMT) - 14.02.2014
If you want to make your writing 'bold and clear' a new app puts Papa at your shoulder. But can software really help those who have not a prose style? They made an app . It was a good app. I tried it and wrote better. Then killed a bear. There is a lot of software offering help to aspiring creative writers (and indeed established ones who have lost confidence) get past the many obstacles in ...
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