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:


NJ.com

Faith Matters: Poetry helps discover what God has hidden
NJ.com
The St. Peter's University audience of 250 students and guests knew exactly what Kathleen Norris, poet and author, was describing. Shutterfly allows parents to create a photo album of a child and share it with family and friends. That's just what ...


New York Times (blog)

Poetry Pairing | 'Wild Peaches'
New York Times (blog)
Though the poet and novelist Elinor Wylie was born in 1885 to a prominent East Coast family, she rebelled against expectations and became notorious, in her time, for her multiple marriages and affairs. Wylie published four volumes of poetry and four ...


Shreveport Times

Local poets tell stories in different ways
Shreveport Times
Even folks I know who read dozens of books a year seldom read poetry. Myself included. Some find it overly difficult to understand. Others equate all poetry to sentiments found in greeting cards. When I was a newspaper editor, few things could evoke a ...
Poetry makes a difference in 'Please Excuse This Poem'Los Angeles Times

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Gloucester Daily Times

Museum event features poetry in the round
Gloucester Daily Times
Cape Ann Museum will present its “Poets in the Round” on Saturday at 2 p.m., in the special exhibition gallery space where “Bill of Lading: The Art & Poetry of Roger Martin” is now hanging. Here, Martin, 88, a fourth-generation Rockport resident ...


ASA Extends Poetry Competition Deadline to March 15
Armenian Weekly
WARWICK, R.I.—The Armenian Students Association, Inc. (ASA Inc.) has extended the deadline for the Arthur Halvajian Memorial Armenian Poetry Competition to March 15. The competition, which opened in December 2014, is in its fifth year and is being ...


Share “Poetry reading set for Sunday at Norman's...”
NewsOK.com
Alexander, of Cheyenne, a retired attorney who practiced law in rural western Oklahoma communities for 35 years, is a self-taught poet, writer and storyteller. She is the author of several poetry and story collections, editor of four anthologies and ...


SFGate (blog)

Poetry, jazz and berets come to Top of the Mark
SFGate (blog)
Which is why you should head to the famed Top of the Mark on Tuesday evenings in March and April for poetry reading accompanied by jazz music. The classic San Francisco nightspot has teamed up with the Beat Museum to host a 2-month long series of ...


MinnPost

Strong lineup for June's Jazz Fest; poetry contest is on
MinnPost
Poets, lapsed poets, aspiring poets and occasional poets (sorry, small joke), sharpen your pencils. The Common Good Books annual poetry contest is back, with more rewards (this year, Garrison Keillor is offering $5,000 in prize money) and fewer ...


Mother Jones

Erotic Poetry and $300 Board Games: The Trial Exposing Silicon Valley's Secrets
Mother Jones
Venture capitalist gift-giving rituals are strange: For Valentine's Day one year, senior partner Randy Komisar presented Pao with Leonard Cohen's Book of Longing, which combines steamy poetry with drawings of naked women. Komisar's defense is that his ...
Woman in Silicon Valley sex discrimination suit to testifySanta Cruz Sentinel

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One-Bid Wonders

Kory Holden: Poetry in motion
One-Bid Wonders
But what about when the hardwood is the source for those daily stresses? Where does a player turn for a therapeutic outlet? Delaware point guard Kory Holden, a favorite for CAA Rookie of the Year, found his escape in poetry. And in a historically bad ...

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Kafka Re-Trial

Kafka lands resurrected in Crewe deposited by a silvery alien... Read More

Whats A Prisoner to Do?

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

A Hundred and Fifty Dead [Korean War--l952]

There I sat, ninety-five degree weatherOutside; the bookstore caf, was... Read More

Stone Beds [A Poem and an Advance]

Stone Beds [Pompeii's surge]Advance: after the great eruption of Pompeii's... Read More

Ode to: The Ice Maiden of Ampatos Summit [now in: English and Spanish]

Dedcate to Antonio Castillo. L. Of. Los Andes UniversitarioOde to:The... Read More

Mechanical Poetry - Part Three

Have you ever read the lyrics of a Simon and... Read More

Elizabeth Barrett Browning: A Discussion of How Do I Love Thee?

"How Do I Love Thee?" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning was... Read More

Robert Burns Love Poem: A Red, Red Rose

Robert Burns, a poor man, an educated man, and a... Read More

The King and Delka & Moiromma: the Cold Planet [Parts 25 and 26]

#25The King and Delka [Split Mawkishness-on Moiromma /Part V]Sickly SentimentalityI... Read More

Mother, I Dont Mind The Pain

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

Hindu Poet - Kamalakanta

Kamalakanta was born in Burdwan India in the late 18th... 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

Its What She Didnt Say

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

Three Poems: The Monkey Man of Lima, Plus Two More

What Hides behind the Minute?What hides behind the minute? It... Read More

Satirical Poetry About Tony Blair

All Hail.Is your hospital full of aliens, despite new cleaning... Read More

Two Poems: Boyhood, and Old Age [with a note on style]

BoyhoodOh me! Thy glorious days have flown! I mealy noticed,... Read More

The Merchant of Copan [In English and Spanish]

English VersionThe Merchant of Copan [480 AD]Advance: The ballgame at... Read More

Birthday Messages

I WANTED TO SAY IT WITH A BUNCH OF FLOWERS... Read More

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

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

Five Mixed Poems, with Notes [now is Spanish and English]

1.Night in Jamaica [Peruvianism: 1810]It was a rainy night... 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

In The Midst Of All

In the midst of darkness, there is light. In... Read More

Biography of Charlotte Bronte

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

The Game of Life

When your life becomes unbearable And the light of... Read More