Tag Archives: #Poetry

My Book Review of To Fight Fire with Sun

To Fight Fire with Sun by D.A. Andrews My rating: 4 of 5 stars Modern Poetry Poetry is subjective. It’s symbolism can take new meaning with each read, which makes it such a fascinating art form. D.A. Andrews does a nice job of modernizing it while giving it an everyday style of language. What I liked was some of the

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Literacy Through Music & Poetry

Did you know that music and poetry have walked hand-in-hand throughout time? Perhaps if you consider the minstrel it will be more evident. Did you know that rhythm in language helps develop readers? That’s right – it is an important part of literacy. In antiquity, poetry (which was the popular form of storytelling and communal entertainment) was put to music or sung. Today. FOLK poetry and FOLK

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The Stunning Debut by Zaira Pirzada

QURBAANa Poet’s LiberationThe Stunning Debut by Zaira Pirzada Released and published by Lucid House Publishing, this book is available worldwide in paperback and ebook! A Devotee; A Martyr; A Sacrifice. Qurbaan is a word that is tragically romantic in its context. Qurbaan signifies a relentless and passionate devotion to something. Qurbaan is what I think of when my truth becomes the

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An In-depth Look at the Transitions of Life through Poetry and Prose

PASSAGES Death.  Dementia. And Everything in Between An in-depth look at the transitions of life through Poetry and ProseBy family physician and critically acclaimed author, H.M. Gooden Life is full of surprises; full of laughter, love, and losses. This collection explores the transitions between highs and lows through poetry and prose. May you find the words on these pages as

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Talk Like Shakespeare Celebration

NATIONAL TALK LIKE SHAKESPEARE DAYApril 23 https://nationaldaycalendar.com/days-2/national-talk-like-shakespeare-day-april-23/ National Talk Like Shakespeare Day occurs on William Shakespeare‘s birthday, April 23.  This is the day most commonly celebrated as his birth (1564) and, ironically, noted as the date of his death in 1616.  Though it is more widely known that he lived during the Elizabethan Era (1558 to 1603), Shakespeare, also, saw

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