Tag Archives: #Poetry

Today Begins National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Week

Learn more fromnationaldaycalendar.com A featured series on the Norns Triad Publications’ book blog, which helps readers find great books and resources for various holidays & observances around the world! https://nornstriad.com/tag/booksfortheholiday Learn More Poetry has been a part of our storytelling since the beginning of time. Rhythm is a way to help us to recall the tales, and is particularly useful with

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Writers 2 Remember: William Shakespeare

One of “the greatest writers to ever use the English language“ William Shakespeare… everyone knows him and yet, little is truly known about the man himself. The world’s most famous playwright, having works in various genres from historical to comedy, this poet remains a mystery even now. Even centuries after his death, conspiracy theories thrive. One of the biggest is

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Writers 2 Remember: SAPPHO

One of “The Greatest Lyric Poets“ Not a lot is know about the life of Sappho, or Psappha (in her native language of Aeolic Greek), who’s from the island of Lesbos. What is known? This renown and prolific poet lived from approximately c. 630 to c. 570 BC. She was considered one of the greatest lyric poets in antiquity, receiving titles

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My Book Review of Qurbaan: A Poet’s Liberation

Qurbaan: A Poet’s Liberation by Zaira Pirzada My rating: 4 of 5 stars Sad, Moving, and Painful I can feel the emotions in the author’s words. Though it’s poignant and beautiful, it’s also disturbing and dark. My heart cries for her, though, sometimes, her anger felt personal. I can’t understand the racial discrimination someone faces nor the displacement from one’s

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#DidYouKnow – Songwriting & Poetry

Did you know that songwriting and poetry both have rhythm, rhyme, or both? Both are intended to make their audience feel something. There are many styles to both, but they remain paralleled to one another, nonetheless. These two art forms have always walked hand-in-hand through time. Poetry was the most popular form of storytelling, and it was often put to

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