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:


The Guardian

The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry review – the importance of rhyme and reason
The Guardian
Although the chronological arc is shorter than that of the granddaddy anthology, Dimitri Obolensky's The Penguin Book of Russian Verse (1965), which included medieval oral poetry and a pair of important 18th-century literary writers, Lomonosov and ...


Brisbane Times

The emergence of Clive Palmer, poet. Photo: Supplied
Brisbane Times
Clive Palmer will relive his days as a bard with a public reading of his youthful verse at the Queensland Poetry Festival later this month. The businessman and federal MP will headline the event alongside renowned poet Les Murray, Quan Yeomans from ...


Colorado Public Radio

Poetry On Civil Rights And Racism Gets A Colorado Book Award
Colorado Public Radio
York submitted the manuscript for his poetry collection “Abide” just days before his death. His colleagues at the University of Colorado-Denver, Brian Barker and Nicole Beer, helped get it published. They spoke with Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner.

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WalesOnline

Scriptwriter wins the top poetry prize at the National Eisteddfod
WalesOnline
Scriptwriter Manon Rhys was named the winner of the National Eisteddfod Crown at a special ceremony on the Pavilion stage in Meifod on Monday. The theme of this year's competition was 'Breuddwyd' (Dream) and the task was to create a collection of ...
Scriptwriter wins top poetry prize at the National EisteddfodDaily Post North Wales

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The Guardian

Happiness by Jack Underwood review – ambitious, energetic poetry
The Guardian
When his initial Faber pamphlet came out in 2009, Underwood appeared to show Donaghy's influence, but now he recalls a poet of an older generation, Hugo Williams, for whom, as now for Underwood, the world is largely a personal matter composed of the ...


Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra

Poetry event for youngsters come to Pollok storytelling centre
Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra
A poetry reading and touring event will come to Glasgow later this month aimed at young poetry fans. Village Storytelling Centre in Pollok will host three days of poetry events for children. Poets will read from the book Falling Out of the Sky: Poems ...


New York Times

Review: From Israel, 'The Kindergarten Teacher,' a Drama About Poetry and ...
New York Times
As a hobby — or perhaps as a vehicle for unexpressed ambitions and frustrated desires — she attends a poetry workshop with other amateur versifiers. Then one day she witnesses a startling act of creation. One of her pupils, a cherubic, sleepy-eyed ...
The Kindergarten Teacher has some very strange ideas about the creative processA.V. Club (blog)

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Your Houston News

Kingwood grad bringing common ground to 19th century English poetry, ballet at ...
Your Houston News
“One of the key (similarities between the poetry and ballet) was the difficulty of balancing a professional and personal life for women at the time because of how they wanted careers and they would have to push back getting married later in life ...

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Forbes

Lexus' Music And Poetry Television Show 'Verses & Flow' Returns Tonight
Forbes
The automaker is meeting music and poetry fans where they are, and is sponsoring content that they want: performances and interviews. The show is primarily aimed at an African American audience, and most of the performers are black as well. In addition ...

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City buses to showcase Madisonians' poetry
Madison.com
The call for poetry sponsored by Metro Transit, the Madison Arts Commission and Sarah Busse and Wendy Vardaman, Madison's poets laureate. Busse and Vardaman picked the poems that will appear on the buses, Rusch said, but all the poems that were ...

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A Case of The Fears

Chicken Soup is good for a coldSleep is good for... Read More

Asha of Darfur [A poem with a commentary by the author]

Asha of DarfurCry, cry-oh little Darfur woman For your sister... Read More

Burning Autumn Leaves [a poem in Spanish and English]

Burning Autumn Leaves [1950s in St. Paul, Minnesota]My long steel... Read More

Thank You To Our Soldiers And A Tribute To Old Glory And A Prayer For Peace

Thank youDedicated to soldiers and their loved onesFor those who... Read More

Chan Chan and The Gorriones (Two Poems in English and Spanish)

The following two poems, one in English, the other in... Read More

Whats A Prisoner to Do?

What's a prisoner to do when justice fails and... Read More

Its What She Didnt Say

When I hear your voice inside my head it makes... Read More

Poetry and Popular Culture

Is poetry too complicated for the average reader? Is it... Read More

Top 20 Poetry Quotations

Explore the meaning of poetry and the motivation of poets... Read More

Contract of Death [Now: in SPANISH and English]

Contract of DeathI heard today, the preacher say: "Daniel has... Read More

Walt Whitman, Romance With a Stranger

The concept of brief encounters, even romantic encounters, with a... Read More

A World That Doesnt Care

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

Bleed

now is not the time to open open that great... Read More

Mother, I Dont Mind The Pain

I am among those who know that one never recovers... Read More

Uamaks Aquatic [suspense: now in Spanish and English]

Delicately, my mind was selecting a muffled tune, out of... 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

Wondering

How I wonder what he's doing as I sit alone... Read More

Breathing-in, Minnesota [a poem: now in Spanish and English]

In early fall, in Minnesota, the rain falls, falls, In... Read More

Motiff

Have you ever experienced infatuation with someone you know is... Read More

Poetry ?Reborn? Emerges In Thriller Mystery Novel

Since Mohamed Ali?then Cassius Clay?announced that he had written "The... Read More

Famous Poets Quotations - Top 30 Poetry Quotations by Famous Poets

"For this reason poetry is something more philosophical and more... Read More

The Dead God of Copan (in English and Spanish)

English VersionAnd the Death God said: "Let it rise to... Read More

Give Me a Lily Pad & The Continuum [two Poems]

What can I do to keep this world in its... Read More

The Art of Receiving Poetic Critique

You can show your poem to your mom, your spouse,... Read More

Wars, Air of Ambiguity [for: Lt. Laura Walker] in SPANISH and English

Wars, air of AmbiguityDedicated to 1st. Lt. Laura Walker (From... Read More