Archive for October, 2011
In today’s world, we use electronics to send and receive information. We depend on it so that writing on a piece of paper may become obsolete, but not so fast. Sometimes it’s just good to get a piece of paper and use a pen or pencil and write. Granted it takes longer to write down your thoughts and your handwriting might not be the best, but when it’s read at by someone else, it gives off a personal touch. It can’t be explained in words, but somehow your personality shines Read the rest of this entry »
Often when we think of poetry, we think of verses written by people long ago. However, poetry is alive and well in our world today and as proof, here are the five most popular contemporary poets.
A scholar of African-American literature, Alexander is most well known for her book of poems entitled “American Sublime” that was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 2005.
Though first published in 1967, this Serbian-American poet has had a definitive Read the rest of this entry »
Finding the hidden gems of the poetry world is easy if you simply know how and where to look. Writer like Sylvia Plath and Robert Browning have been writing beautiful works for many years, though not many know about any of their poems aside from the famous texts. These writers have a lot more under their belts than meets the eye, which is why it is important to educate readers on exactly what these talented folks have written in their careers.
Sylvia Plath is Read the rest of this entry »