October's light helps us see God's full vision

...in nature's dance of shedding her clothes an ending that bespeaks a new beginning and the promise of the complete. As the poet Keats aptly puts it in his poem To Autumn, "Thou (Autumn) hast thy music too." How we need to stop and listen to it! Even...

Riverwalk to serve as backdrop for poets

...Jessye Norman Amphitheater, poets will gather to celebrate their...Saturday, was organized by Evans poet Reesee Willis. The event resulted...more receptive." Eighteen poets from Augusta and as far afield...excited about the participating poets, although she was forced to...

Poets and would-be poets have many reasons to rhyme

...previous story looked at fiction writers. Next Sunday we'll explore getting work published. Augusta is full of poetry - and of poets who find that music of the mundane and bring it to life in the rhythm of their words. Jerrica Leavy writes of the daily pressures...

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Young poets sought for library system's contest

Young poets are invited to submit original works in a poetry contest sponsored by the East Central Georgia Library System. The second annual...

Richmond Neighbors
Noted poets have very different outlooks on life

...Lythgoe read the works of two very different poets at the Aiken County Library on April 13. Mr...Brass and Holy Week , read verses by current poet laureate Charles Simic and Ted Kooser, who was poet laureate from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Simic "writes...

Writing talents took root here, continue to grow

...puts it this way: "Writing can't be taught but it can be learned."The "Arsenal Oak" was already a mature tree when poet Stephen Vincent Benet grew up here more than a century ago. The compound was a federal arsenal then and his father was its commanding...

Night at the Movies

...Mount Everest but face tragedy when a storm surprises them during their descent. IMAXGRANDMA (R): An acerbic septuagenarian poet (Lily Tomlin) is drawn back into the life of her workaholic daughter (Marcia Gay Harden) and teenage granddaughter (Julia...

The Way We Were: The Arsenal Oak

...more than a century, and some of those buildings remained. It was also, campus historians say, the place award-winning poet and author Stephen Vincent Benet used to stretch out and read in the days of his youth when his father was the arsenal commandant...

Test your knowledge of October events from Augusta history

...A. 5 percentB. 20 percentC. 50 percentD. 90 percent4. In October 1849, The Chronicle mourned the passing of a famous poet and reprinted his famous poem. Who?A. Robert Frost ? Road Not TakenB. Edgar Allan Poe ? The RavenC. Walt Whitman...

Night at the Movies

...PG-13): Four people must harness their new abilities to save Earth. Masters, MonettaGRANDMA (R): An acerbic septuagenarian poet (Lily Tomlin) is drawn back into the life of her workaholic daughter (Marcia Gay Harden) and teenage granddaughter (Julia...