Welcome to the Town of Feeling

Happy, Sad, Mad and Glad, Moved in down the streetCautious watched them, from her window, Wondering, which one should I meet?Confused came in with overwhelmed and said, "The Panics have come to town"Then Hopeful called the carefulls, And said that Happy was a clown.Anxious came in with the news, Confident... Read More

A Case of The Fears

Chicken Soup is good for a coldSleep is good for the FluWhen I get a case of the FearsWhat is a person to do?It is not bacteriaAlthough it can eat away my soulIt is not a virusYet, it can keep me from feeling wholeI know what will do the trick,What... Read More

I Hate The Wait (Weight)

I get up in the morningAnd want to stay in bedOh, so nice and warmLike fresh from the oven bread.My day is oh so busyI wish that I could stayIn the quiet of my houseIf only I could play.Relax and play like Children doNo matter where they areNever worried about... Read More

Why I enjoy Writing?

During interviews and general conversations with the public,one of the most difficult questions for me to answer(timely and thoroughly) is,"Why do you enjoy writing"?So due to the challenge manifested in such a question,I pondered on creating an answer. Many reasons came to mind,but after digesting much"time for thought",I managed to... Read More

Growing

Growing hurts sometimes; saying goodbye to friends, to things you've known and done to things you wanted to do. Growing heals sometimes the shattered dreams and hopes of a life you once knew leading you to a new knowledge... Read More

Kens Poem

How wonderfully sweet to be a dweller dwelling on the road of goodbye. Bittersweet tears fall as I think of all the places I'll never see, all the faces I'll never know, all the joys I'll never share, as I head for the... Read More

Find the Magic

FIND the MAGICFind the Magic As you release old bondage Come out of hiding And see the starsFind the Magic As you expose the pain Let the tears flow And find beauty in your bodyFind the Magic As you scream from the beating Run from the threats And feel the... Read More

Ocean Heal Me

Ocean Heal MeOcean heal my wounds Let your waves curl and foam on my body Wash away blood, heal scarsOcean renew me with your power As unceasingly you roll Giving strength that's been drainedOcean keep me warm Wrap me in your brine Caress me with your tidesOcean disperse my tears... Read More

Bleed

now is not the time to open open that great door again not the time to be more tolerant not the time to play to winnow is not the time for justice evolution mercy choices not the time to pet the puppies yipping with pathetic voicesnow is not the time... Read More

Joined

JOINEDHeart beat of man pounding - yet unheard joined becomes the beat of a nation.Words of man written - yet unread joined becomes a proclamation.Sounds of man spoken - yet unheard joined becomes a production .Lines of man drawn - yet unrecognized joined becomes an illustration.Beings of man humming... Read More

In The News:


Salisbury Post

Catawba's English and music departments host evening of Irish poetry and music
Salisbury Post
On Tuesday, April 7, Catawba College's English and music departments will host an evening of Irish poetry and music, beginning at 7 p.m. in Tom Smith Auditorium in Ketner Hall. The evening, which is free and open to the public, will feature ...


Tulsa World

Rhyme and reason: What's a poetry museum doing in rural Oklahoma?
Tulsa World
It has got everything in there. Way back in the day, poets were the unacknowledged legislators of the world. That's what (Percy Bysshe) Shelley said. That was a couple of centuries ago, but it's still true that you can find a lot that is useful in ...


Ross woman makes poetry of moments big and small
Tribune-Review
Inspiration comes when it will, so Rose Cheriton keeps a pen and pad at her bedside. “Sometimes in the middle of the night, a thought will come to me, and I write it down,” Cheriton said. “I might go back later on and work on it. But sometimes it comes ...


Southwest Florida poetry contest winners announced
The News-Press
Last year when the number of entries in Southwest Florida Poetry Contest quadrupled, we called it a poetry boom. This year the number of poems submitted doubled to more than 150. Poetry has poetically exploded in Southwest Florida! Local poets and ...


PRI

1200 years later, is Chinese poetry entering a new golden age?
PRI
According to Yibing, the poets were skeptical. They weren't “app” kind of guys. Was this really a good venue for poetry, they wondered? But, within minutes of the poets uploading their poems, he says, “there were hundreds of people 'liking' them and ...
Library plans April poetry series to celebrate National Poetry MonthKitsap Sun
Poetry Then, Poetry Now: A Poet Laureate and His LegacyUCR Today (press release)
Prince of Poets kicks off sixth season in Abu DhabiThe National
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Poetry and Literature Calendar (March 29-April 4)
Buffalo News
Tuesday, 7:30 P.M.: SUNY Empire State College Appletree Series open reading featuring poet and prose writer Martha Deed reading her “poetry of witness,” exploring the differences between journalism and poetry. Additional reading slots available. Empire ...


Scotsman

Highland hero of poetry hailed 250 years on
Scotsman
His purported translation of 'authentic' Gaelic poems and songs into English in the three Ossianic publications caused a debate into the nature of poetry, oral literature and publication practices that fuelled thinkers from David Hume to Samuel Johnson.”.


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine Poetry Express Waterville planned April 2 at Hathaway Creative Center
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
WATERVILLE — To kick off National Poetry Month, Waterville will host a celebration of poetry with Maine Poet Laureate Wesley McNair and Mid-Maine community poets. The third annual Maine Poetry Express Waterville is set for 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April ...

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Los Angeles Times

Finally at rest: Britain's King Richard III buried with pomp, poetry
Los Angeles Times
He will always be known as the king whose bones were discovered beneath a parking lot. But on Thursday, Richard III was given a send-off befitting his regal title. In a ceremony oozing with British pomp and circumstance, and attended by royals ...
Watch Benedict Cumberbatch read poetry at the reburial of King Richard IIIEntertainment Weekly

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Daily Mail

MAIL ON SUNDAY COMMENT: Replace the 'poetry' with some honesty
Daily Mail
Elections do not bring out the best in all of us. The claim that politicians campaign in poetry and govern in prose has never been true. They do neither. Having campaigned with knuckledusters and won the prize of office, they all too often subside into ...

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A World That Doesnt Care

War bombs may explode demolishing man and land. Hurricanes may... Read More

Five Poems from Home [And a view on the planet vs. the poet]

Five Poems from Home1) Remembering: Dorothy Parker [Dedicated to the... Read More

The Valley Of Pain

We were exiled from the Garden of Eden. Its... Read More

A Happiness Poem

If a happiness poem could bring forth a smile, Then... Read More

Shakespeares Sonnet XVIII, Shall I Compare Thee to a Summers Day?

Shakespeare's sonnets require time and effort to appreciate. Understanding the... Read More

Tsunami -a Poem Dedicated To Help Aid and Awareness and Encourage Future Harmony. Make Peace Not War

Real Power.One Tsunami, and all our armies, Seem belittled by... Read More

Since Youve Been Gone...

My life has changedin so so many waysIt seems to... Read More

Im Sorry Mom! A Mothers Day Poem

Mother's Day Poetry,I'm Sorry Mom!I'm sorry for the troubles ... Read More

The Goat and the Rope [a Poem: in Spanish and English]

The Goat and the Ropewhere there were devils I saw... Read More

A Different Place...

I wish we had met 20 years ago... A different... Read More

Mechanical Poetry

Do you ever stare at the paper, waiting for poetic... Read More

The Man Who Could Not Say Sorry For His Sins

Sorry would be a start.Though you cant take back your... Read More

The Last King of Mars [A Poetic Mytho]

[As Told by the Last] King: it was in the... Read More

Learn About Love From Poet Rumi

In this modern age of technology, busy lifestyles, and obsession... Read More

Superman

So many looked to you for inspiration,Unlikely hero for the... Read More

Man Unbowed [A poem]

Man UnbowedUnbowed by sin, the world of man, stands Upon... Read More

Rocks

Take some time to stop and look at nature. Pick... Read More

Two Poems with Triggers [and a commentary]

So Many Einstein'sThe morning mist, insists there is a God.... Read More

An Old Wood Pile [a poem with notes]

Old skin, once held tight Against her skeleton- Rose no... Read More

Spell of the Andes: (in English and Spanish)

Note: written 4-15-05, while driving through the Andes of Peru,... Read More

Tsunami Day

A Poem - By Lorraine KemberIt was a day like... Read More

The Treasure of Catalina Huanca (In English and Spanish)

Note: written after seeing the little adobe 16th century church... Read More

Biography of Charlotte Bronte

Charlotte Bronte (1816 ?1855) Novelist and Poet.Charlotte was the daughter... Read More

Four Poems: Grendels Nature...the Racetrack...Counting days...[Now in English and Spanish]

English Version1) Grendel's DivorceYou must know that I do not... Read More

Storm Rising along the Lima Coast

Storm Rising along the Lima Coast [Summer of 2002]?wind was... Read More