What Is St. Patrick’s Day?

Where did this festive March holiday originate from? By Ella Doron, Staff Writer As soon as February 14 passes, all the chocolate goes on sale and seasonal displays dramatically change from pink and red to all green. St. Patrick’s Day isn’t until March 17, but companies sure do love to take advantage of the holiday. … Continue reading What Is St. Patrick’s Day?

Cultural Perspectives on Poetry

As a West African artist, I am very intrigued by the effects of culture on art. I have come to see that culture strongly influences art  — directly and indirectly, passively and aggressively. It is not surprising to see how many historical events in different countries affect the way we write poetry. Of course, no … Continue reading Cultural Perspectives on Poetry