Tag Archives: Poetry

The Hill We Climb: Watch the inauguration poem in full | BBC News

Amanda Gorman’s powerful reading of her poem was one of the memorable moments at Joe Biden’s inauguration. Source: The Hill We Climb: Watch the inauguration poem in full

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THESE WALLS – Mural of Marcus Rashford by AKSE – Lumafilm

Video by Rhys Fagan (@rhysalexandermedia) & Arman Kizir (@the_hench_videographer) (@Lumafilmuk) Documenting the Mural of Marcus Rashford in Withington Manchester by the street artist @Akse_P19 Marcus Rashford is petitioning to extend free school meals quoting ‘no child should be going hungry’ … Continue reading

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The Opposites Game

A classroom erupts into a war of words as students grapple with a seemingly simple prompt: what is the opposite of a gun? This animation is part of the TED-Ed series, “There’s a Poem for That,” which features animated interpretations … Continue reading

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“Silent Warrior” by Indigenous Brazilian Poet Márcia Wayna Kambeba — Three Worlds One Vision

Márcia Wayna Kambeba – Indigenous Poet – Belém – Pará – Brazil Photo Credit: Brazilian Women’s Magazine Seja Extraordinária My Poetry Corner November 2019 features the poem “Silent Warrior” (Silêncio Guerreiro) by Márcia Wayna Kambeba, the artistic name of Márcia … Continue reading

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“First Kiss”

This animation is part of the TED-Ed series, “There’s a Poem for That,” which features animated interpretations of poems both old and new that give language to some of life’s biggest feelings. [Poem by Tim Seibles, directed by Hannah Jacobs, … Continue reading

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A Japanese Maple in Salford — The Inkwell

Salford, 2nd March 2019   Winter wasn’t kind to our friend round the back Who was anchored to the rocks by its roots The evergreens kept a watchful eye As it sat there dormant in the wind rain and snow … Continue reading

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VERMINE

Set in a contemporary society of mice and rats, Hubert, a young observing rat, recites slam poetry full of hope within his head as he passes by individualistic strangers in the Parisian metro. Hubert´s poetry remains optimistic and persistent, despite … Continue reading

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An Evolutionary Trap

Amongst the blue-eyed leaves you made your beds, Conflicting patterns sailing on the breeze; Then weeds appeared with green and narrow heads, A nursery that couldn’t help but please.   You left behind the flowers of your youth, And focused … Continue reading

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Negative Space: A Short Film That Explores a Father-Son Relationship Through the Art of Packing

Presented above is the trailer for the stop-motion film Negative Space, co-directed by Baltimore-based animators Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata. The short film is an adaptation of the eponymous poem by Ron Koertge, which tells the story of a relationship between a father and son … Continue reading

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“C’é chi..”

C’è chi ti legge come un libro aperto, chi ti chiude come un libro letto, chi ti scrive come un libro bianco, chi ha perso il segnalibro, chi voleva leggerti ma le emozioni non erano in saldo, chi … Source: … Continue reading

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