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Barnett’s painstaking attention to detail renders particularly poignant the irony of the impact that the oil trade has had on marine life.
THE HUMAN HISTORY FOUND INSIDE A SEASHELLKATHARINE NORBURYJULY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This track helped me through lockdown as it is one of my all-time favorites and the song’s message is particularly poignant and relevant right now – stop discriminating against each other and help each other out.
PANDEMIC PLAYLISTS: SONGS (AND PODCASTS) THAT GOT US THROUGH CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWNSEB JOSEPHJULY 26, 2021DIGIDAY
Space, once a man’s place, is at last and forever changing—and Wally Funk is perhaps the most poignant face of that transformation.
WALLY FUNK IS GOING TO SPACE ABOARD JEFF BEZOS'S ROCKET. HERE'S WHY THAT MATTERSJEFFREY KLUGERJULY 18, 2021TIME
It works, and is so poignant and awkward that it’s no surprise that reviews often mentioned Lisa Kudrow’s The Comeback as a cringe-comedy reference point.
THE BEST TV SHOWS OF 2021 (SO FAR): FROM ‘HACKS’ TO ‘WANDAVISION’KEVIN FALLONJULY 2, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
You included a poignant anecdote about your son interrupting your reading on a rainy day.
HOW TO BE A FEMINIST DADAMY JOYCEJUNE 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Their shared athleticism makes her father’s physical deterioration all the more poignant.
KATE FAGAN QUIT HER JOB TO CARE FOR HER DYING FATHER. THE EXPERIENCE BROUGHT UNEXPECTED REWARDS.ADA CALHOUNJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
From the moment you read the book’s opening lines, you know the collection is a, by turns, ironic, comic, poignant, love poem to New York.
‘LOVE AND OTHER POEMS’ WILL SATISFY YOUR NEED FOR ROMANCEKATHI WOLFEMAY 27, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
In fact, it is a poignant, richly observed, if occasionally over-the-top HBO crime drama starring Kate Winslet as Mare Sheehan, a police detective in rural Pennsylvania.
THE 5 BEST NEW SHOWS OUR TV CRITIC WATCHED IN APRIL 2021JUDY BERMANAPRIL 30, 2021TIME
They aren’t exactly on par with the Brownings’ love letters or Shakespearean sonnets, but, like the president’s public messages, they are heartfelt and poignant.
ON THE WORLD STAGE, NANCY REAGAN FOUND THE ROLE OF A LIFETIMEBARBARA PERRYAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
One person may find Google’s “Get back to what you love” message poignant while another finds it manipulative.
THESE ARE THE PRO-VACCINE MESSAGES PEOPLE WANT TO HEARFRANCES STEAD SELLERS, BONNIE BERKOWITZAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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