All posts tagged "poetry"

  • “Voices in Violet” brings awareness to domestic abuse

    By Janet Dake —  Engage Lead Serve Board hosted “Voices in Violet: Why I Stayed,” a slam poetry event meant to raise awareness about domestic violence and abuse, on Sept. 25. Organized by the Public Safety Committee...

    • Posted October 5, 2017
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  • Poet brings Patagonia stateside

    by Morgan McGill —   An enthusiastic poet, actor and professor, Fernando Operé took the floor in the Chao Auditorium of Ekstrom Library Tuesday at noon. He presented the background, theme and experiences behind his latest book...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Peace and diversity celebrated through South African poetry

    “I am an African.” These words were repeated by Diana Ferrus again and again as she beat the African drum in front of a crowd of students and faculty on U of L Peace Day. The famed...

    • Posted September 22, 2014
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  • Card Culture: fall in love with poetry

    By: T. Dylon Jones It’s cold outside. Louisville basks in the beauty of all things autumnal, including the word “autumnal.” But Fall is evil, and the pretty, pretty colors on the trees are leaf-leprosy. Been enjoying walks...

    • Posted October 29, 2013
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  • “Dulce et Decorum est”

    By: T. Dylon Jones   With the 12th anniversary of the devastating terrorist attack on September 11, 2001 last week, and amid tense discussion on the conflict of Syria, many college students and many Americans find themselves...

    • Posted September 17, 2013
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  • Mania: a poem in five cantos

    by BRIDGET ROBBEN {1} On November 11th, everything turned copper and she came back. I dyed my hair black and took pictures of myself naked for the Internet, and wondered why I ever thought I was okay....

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • A Hard Day’s Work

    by KYRSTIN SUTTON-DAVIS                       I hang up my coat after a long days’ work, turn to the mirror and examine the face looking back at me. Grey...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • Axton Reading Series brings Poet Laureate Maureen Moorehead to campus

    By Genevieve Mills– This year’s Axton Reading Series started with Kentucky poet laureate Maureen Morehead. Morehead is a U of L graduate who has written four books of poetry, and taught at the nearby Manual High School...

    • Posted October 2, 2012
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  • The Asia Project: Poetry for the masses

    By Ryan Considine– “Breathe. It’s a process, an involuntary function of which lung muscles expand and contract, in fact the human body can’t survive without oxygen.” Oftentimes we tend to forget how truly great it is to...

    • Posted September 21, 2011
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