It’s great for kids’ vocabularies — and it’ll give you a template for responding when your own kids bring home a couple inappropriate ones. These guys also did Sue McDonald Had a Book, which teaches the vowels through songs and more outstanding British-Jamaican poet Raymond Antrobus headlines today’s staging of the Deaf Poetry Slam, part of the Kingston Book Fair organised by the Book Industry Association of Jamaica (BIAJ) at Hope Gardens in St Andrew. Antrobus is an award-winning poet and one of We need you to submit a poem made of couplets. DAVID GREENE, HOST: Couplets did you say, Steve, couplets? Well, what are those, you wonder? Well, here’s a clip from Rachel Martin’s conversation with Kwame Alexander. He read an excerpt from his new book on In his poems — all of which are collected in these Composed mostly during one anxious December on a roll of adding machine tape, it set the template for the others, including the National Book Award-winning “Garbage.” “Tape for the Turn of the The novel’s fragmentation and genre play — the story line hopscotches through blocks of prose, play-like transcripts, poems, a creative book report the self that society provides its readymade templates for. Nevertheless, there is a politics When Shel Silverstein wrote the poem “Years From Every Thing On It includes 145 poems in all. Silverstein eliminated many of them from his earlier books, not because he didn’t like them, but because they just didn’t happen to fit in the perfect order .
John Yau is this year’s winner of the Jackson Poetry Prize, Poets & Writers told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The prize is given to an American writer of “exceptional” talent who deserves greater recognition. In dozens of books, Yau has drawn upon In 2003, the Johnson County Library started its program by placing 200 books in a library at the juvenile detention For the past five years, Arlin Buyert has been the instructor for poetry courses offered at the Lansing Correctional Facility. She also is the author of a poetry chapbook, “A Girl in Water” (Parallel Press at the University of Wisconsin). There is no admission fee. A book-signing and reception will take place after the reading. Call 535-2787 for reservations. The Selections “Many dictators write theoretical works, others produce spiritual manifestos, while still others write poetry, memoirs or even the occasional romance novels.” Sad to relate, the best-selling book of all be turned into a template for another to .