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Celebrating America: The Poetry of Rosemary and Stephen Vincent Benét
When I was around 9 or 10 years old, my family was visiting my mom’s parents, who operated a dairy farm in Pennsylvania. The house owned by my grandparents was ...
January 9, 2020
Cheers! A Literary Celebration of New Year’s
2020. Now there’s a number with some heft to it. It offers gravitas, sounding like an Army tank or ...
December 30, 2019
An Abused Woman Heals Through Writing
Writing is not only an art form, it can serve as a therapeutic outlet for frustration, creativity, and ...
December 21, 2019
The Making of a Poem: Courage, Strength, and Kung Fu
In June, I had the pleasure of visiting New York and, courtesy of The Society of Classical Poets, ...
November 21, 2019
The Pity of War: The Remarkable Poets of World War I
For most of us, November is one of those in-between months, in this case a pause between October’s ...
November 6, 2019
My Literary Dig: An Exploration of ‘The Best Loved Poems of the American People’
The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there. L.P. Hartley, “The Go-Between” There it sat ...
November 4, 2019
Well Done, John Donne
“John Donne—Anne Donne—Undone.” Fledgling poet John Donne (1572–1631) wrote these words in 1601 after his secret marriage to ...
October 23, 2019
Some Poets Look at Autumn
Autumn, wrote poet and journalist William Cullen Bryant, is “the year’s last, loveliest smile,” and many of us ...
October 17, 2019
The Rebirth of Poetry Is Here
NEW YORK—A growing movement is calling for the return of meter and rhyme in poetry in a bid ...
July 14, 2019
Society of Classical Poets
Rhyming Poets Stage Rousing Return
“What is poetry?” A simple enough question, and if asked in sincerity would most likely be asked by ...
June 3, 2019
New Poetry Worth Reading
For a good number of years, I attended various poetry readings. Some were wonderful, some mediocre, and two ...
May 21, 2019
Only the Heart Sees Rightly
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Sometimes this is true. A picture comes in handy ...
March 7, 2019
Apollo and the Making of Poetry
It was Lord Chesterfield, not a particularly profound thinker, who in 18th-century England correctly observed that "I am ...
January 29, 2019
A Poem: The Northern Land
The Northern Land When the first glimmer of dawn appears As if heaven and earth have just ...
January 7, 2019
Poetry Found: ‘The Battery Horse’ by E.R. Henry
Given that the recent days have been rightfully occupied by the remembering of the humans who never made ...
November 24, 2018
A Reading of ‘On a Poet’s Lips I Slept’ by Percy Shelley
This drama of reading is beautifully conveyed in Percy Shelley's short lyric, taken from his play Prometheus Unbound.
October 9, 2018
Album review: ‘Beauty Come Dancing’
Gordon Getty (b. 1933) is a distinguished composer of songs and operas inspired by poetry. “Beauty Come Dancing” ...
September 17, 2018
Commentary: ‘To Rhyme or Not to Rhyme?’
Imagine that you were lost in a wilderness and had to find your way out. Fortunately, you have ...
September 5, 2018
On Robert Frost’s ‘The Pasture’ and William Carlos Williams’s ‘The Red Wheelbarrow’
One of the most unlikely poems of the modernist period is that by Robert Frost: “The Pasture.” It ...
August 7, 2018
Wilbur Dee Case
Poets Contribute Verses for the Cause of Falun Gong
Friends of Falun Gong concluded its third annual poetry contest, which attracted over 150 participants from around the ...
June 25, 2018
Epoch Times Staff
How Poetry Can Save the World
TORONTO—Poetry can offer hope in the darkest times. Especially in today's age of technological competition and materialism, poetry ...
June 12, 2018
The Cinematic Poetry of King Arthur
Yet another King Arthur incarnation. “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” filmed by director Guy Ritchie in 2017 ...
March 25, 2018
Poetry and Jazz: Bloom, Wilson, Eisenmann, and Hersch
New album releases present current prominent jazz musician/composers performing jazz pieces inspired by poets of the past with ...
September 5, 2017
Baritone Darren Chase: Classics Provide Endless Inspiration
The classics offer artists endless inspiration, says baritone Darren Chase.
May 18, 2017
The Music of Words and Poetry (Part 2)
Language that uses poetic meter, knowingly or unknowingly, is among the most powerful. Perhaps the most famous line ...
March 6, 2017
Poet Betsy Hughes: Classical Poetry Offers Us Strength
A sonnet by Betsy Hughes offers unmistakable relief; you can actually understand what you are reading. Words in ...
May 30, 2016
The Last National Poetry Month Ever?
Let's face it: Today, the audience of poetry is increasingly dwindling as poetry becomes appealing and understandable only ...
April 11, 2016
Hong Kong Chief Secretary Says Government Does Not Take Pneumonia Outbreak Lightly
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McConnell Releases Rules for Senate Impeachment Trial, Allows Vote on Witnesses
Mimi Nguyen Ly
Trump Announces 8 House Republicans for Impeachment Defense Team
Mimi Nguyen Ly
Over 18,000 Second Amendment Advocates Converge Peacefully on Virginia’s State Capitol
Putin Sends His Constitutional Proposals to Parliament
The Associated Press
Huawei CFO Extradition Trial Kicks Off in Canada
, Epoch Times
Ford to Ask Supreme Court to Clarify Where It Can Be Sued