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Robert Krut changes his look in a new book of poetry | UCSB

Here is the difficulty of speaking about the poetry of Robert Krut: not to repeat oneself. His works are surreal, imbued with a magic that is both granular and delicate, even tender. They exist in a world that filmmaker David Lynch might find heartwarming. But that doesn’t mean Krut, a tenured professor in the writing […]

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Indigenous influence on contemporary Canadian poetry

Coyote goes to Toronto Coyote went to Toronto become famous. It’s true That’s what she said. She went up and down these FAMOUS streets. And she stood on these FAMOUS corners. Waiting for. But nothing happened. so. Coyote got hungry and left In a restaurant to eat. But there was a long line and Coyote […]

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The best works of the Sarbedaran Commander Poetry Congress honored

TEHRAN – The Sarbedaran Commander Poetry Congress honored the best works in its first edition on Thursday at Vahdat Hall in Tehran. The Poetry Congress was initiated by the Arts Bureau of the Islamic Ideology Diffusion Organization to salute Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani for his bravery during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War, known as the Sacred […]

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Advent: The poetry of Saint Ephrem the Syrian connects us to Mary

The poetry of Saint Ephrem is a treasure during Advent, when we again turn to Mary in reflection and prayer. If our words seem not to be enough, her help to draw us into the wonder, awe, faith and gratitude that are the heart of Mary – love in Advent and through all seasons. (CNS […]

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Sangam poetry and journey to the land of Kurinji – the New Indian Express

Last month two of my old college friends from the Middle East surprised me. “We are in Bengaluru, why don’t you come? ” they asked. Deprived of long journeys for almost two years because of the pandemic, I decided to take the opportunity and pack my bags. When meeting me at the airport, my friends […]

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Search for resistance in the poetry of pottery

Michael J. Bramwell, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of American Studies, collaborates with museums as they engage in social justice work, an initiative informed by a study of the past. Unearth history Michael bramwell (’14 MFA), a doctorate. candidate for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ Department of American Studies, unearths pieces of the […]

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How poetry helped me cope with my miscarriage

One thing that comes over you quickly when you have a miscarriage is that miscarriages are common. According to the American Pregnancy Association, 10 to 25% of pregnancies end in miscarriage. These are just the ones we know; many more arrive too early to be detected. And the risk increases with age. Your friends, if […]

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So much for Joe Biden’s endorsement – Amanda Gorman’s poetry needs an editor

Earlier this year, nearly 100 million people watched American poet Amanda Gorman perform at a ceremony at the very heart of her nation’s identity: the 2021 Super Bowl. Its magnitude made its precedent concert – the reading during the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden – looks like a village festival. Gorman’s Super Bowl poem is, […]

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on poetry: the dignity of dressing for a special occasion | New

Whether it’s Christmas, Hanukkah, or some other solstice celebration, there is almost always an “once a year” decoration of our homes and ourselves. You Derricott sees his mother, who obviously works hard all year round, dressing for once. But that’s just the start of what there is to see here. I read this poem knowing […]

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Learn Urdu poetry in a wooden palace this Sunday

Hyderabad: A Hyderabadi is always in love with the wine storehouse, the biryani and the culture of the city. The 650 square kilometer city, founded in the year 1591 by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, contains within it many historic structures to discover. A few structures that have been discovered are preserved, a few have not […]