I, Too by Langston Hughes. There Will Be No Intermission. Brave New Voices 2010 - "Favorite Color" Lost Count: A Love Story. Neil Gaiman Addresses the University of the Arts Class of 2012. Jasmine Mans, Alysia Harris, Jennah Bell "Waiting" A Man Slams Down A Bigoted Question So Hard He Brings Down The House. Jasmine Mans "Little Girl" His name will be D'angelo. PABLO NERUDA - Love.
Alysia Harris and Jasmine Mans "Black and Blue" Chaos poem. [Journal of the Simplified Spelling Society, 1994/2 pp27-30 later designated J17] Introduced by Chris Upward A number of readers have been urging republication of The Chaos, the well-known versified catalogue of English spelling irregularities.
The SSS Newsletter [later designated J3] carried an incomplete, rather rough version in the summer of 1986 (pp.17-21) under the heading 'Author Unknown', with a parallel transcription into an early form of Cut Spelling. Since then a stream of further information and textual variants has come our way, culminating in 1993-94 with the most complete and authoritative version ever likely to emerge. The time is therefore now truly ripe for republication in the JSSS. Our stuttering progress towards the present version is of interest, as it testifies to the poem's continuing international impact. As he could not find out his whereabouts, the author presents his warmest thanks, should the latter happen to read this book".
Gerard Nolst Trenité. Mind! No. [Brave New Voices]New York: Silence. Brave New Voices: " That Girl" (HBO) Academy of American Poets. Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Johnson in St.
Louis, Missouri, on April 4, 1928. She grew up in St. Louis and Stamps, Arkansas. She was an author, poet, historian, songwriter, playwright, dancer, stage and screen producer, director, performer, singer, and civil rights activist. She was best known for her autobiographical books: Mom & Me & Mom (Random House, 2013); Letter to My Daughter (2008); All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes (1986); The Heart of a Woman (1981); Singin’ and Swingin’ and Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas (1976); Gather Together in My Name (1974); and I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969), which was nominated for the National Book Award.
Among her volumes of poetry are A Brave and Startling Truth (Random House, 1995); The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou (1994); Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now (1993); Now Sheba Sings the Song (1987); I Shall Not Be Moved (1990); Shaker, Why Don’t You Sing? In 1959, at the request of Dr. I carry your heart. Do not stand at my grave and weep. Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep is a poem written in 1932 by Mary Elizabeth Frye.
Although the origin of the poem was disputed until later in her life, Mary Frye's authorship was confirmed in 1998 after research by Abigail Van Buren, a newspaper columnist. Full text Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there; I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on the snow, I am the sunlight on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in the morning’s hush I am the swift uplifting rush Of quiet birds in circled flight. I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Hallowed Ground. Thomas Campbell (1777-1844). II. Freedom. Bliss Carman, et al., eds. 1904. The World's Best Poetry. VIII. National Spirit. O Me! O Life! by Walt Whitman. "untitled. " by dearhonestyx. Poetry. What we are. Three Minute Philosophy - Immanuel Kant. Bertrand Russell - to our descendants. BNV14 Opening Ceremony - First Wave. This Girl Got Asked If She Could 'Deep Throat.' Her Response Got Her A Standing Ovation. Button Poetry - Neil Hilborn - "Joey" Maya Angelou Wrote This Poem To Remind Everyone They're Worth So Much More. 2 Monkeys Were Paid Unequally; See What Happens Next. We should all be feminists - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at TEDxEuston.
Slam Poet Blythe Baird Has a Powerful Message About Rape Culture All Women Need to Hear. Blythe Baird is 18 years old.
This is her Tumblr. In her poem "Pocket-Sized Feminism," Baird critiques rape culture — which, as she conveys, is no different from the culture in which young women grow up. Her message to women? Speak up. Because remaining silent is criminal. In her poem, Baird describes a party. At the party, she is, like so many women, akin to wallpaper. It's a sea of "rape jokes snap backs and styrofoam cups," she says. When should she speak out? She mulls over these questions, and describes how uncomfortable they make her. But more important than feeling awkward, she says, is tackling injustice. "I'm ashamed of keeping my feminism in my pocket until it is convenient not to — like at poetry slams or women's studies classes. ... So what should women do? Speak openly and honestly about feminism.
And most importantly, keep it far away from the depths of your pocket. After Silence by Neil Gaiman - the way out is through.