I think poetry can help children deal with the other subjects on the curriculum by enabling them to see a subject in a new way.
I do have a really good memory. I mean, like, I can remember all the phone numbers of everybody on the street I grew up on.
What makes the United States great, the reason people wanted to live in the United States, move here still, is because of our ability to innovate.
When I got sober, I thought giving up was saying goodbye to all the fun and all the sparkle, and it turned out to be just the opposite. That’s when the sparkle started for me.
I think the Obama administration, whether it’s in his first term or second term, is totally committed to the search for peace between Israel and the Palestinians, and we greatly appreciate the president’s effort, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the first administration, now Secretary of State John Kerry.
Being a good parent will necessarily break our hearts as we watch a child grow and eventually choose their own way, even through many of the same heartbreaks we have traversed.
Some have called Afghanistan ‘the graveyard of empires,’ and it probably is the graveyard of empires.
It’s always good when women win things in fiction because it tends to be more male-dominated, unlike poetry, which is more equal.
To people who remember JFK’s assassination, JFK Jr. will probably always be that boy saluting his father’s coffin.
To the extent that Israel does face threats, like from say Hamas or Hezbollah, those are threats that do not jeopardise Israel’s existence.