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 State

Ray McManus on his third book of poetry
The State
“Punch” is Ray McManus's third book of poetry, and in it he brings into sharp focus the division between what might have been and what is. He does not work in a factory or on a loading dock but is a published poet and associate professor at the ...

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The Star-Ledger

Dodge Poetry Festival: 5 tips on writing from former poet laureate Billy Collins
The Star-Ledger
NEWARK — Billy Collins has climbed to the top the U.S. poetry scene, serving as the U.S. poet laureate from 2001 until 2003. Over the course of his career he has won numerous awards from being named Poet of the year from Poetry magazine to winning the ...
County announces poetry winnersSan Mateo Daily Journal
Poet laureate's job? Maybe it's leading horse to waterThe News Journal
American Life in Poetry: The TransferKearney Hub
The Straits Times
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NJ.com

At Dodge Poetry Festival, veterans and new writers take center stage
NJ.com
Mcpherson was one dozens of poets--including poet laureates and new writers--reciting their work at the 15th biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival today in Newark. The poets performed in front of a diverse audiences, from local school groups to ...
Poetry takes center stage at Dodge festival in Newark, NJNewsworks.org
Dodge Poetry Festival to pay tribute to Amiri BarakaThe Star-Ledger
How to Get Your News From PoemsHuffington Post
Morristown Green
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Mirror.co.uk

Man gets 8 years for stabbing friend in drunk argument over poetry
New York Daily News
Russians take their poetry seriously. A 53-year-old lover of romantic verse has been sentenced to eight years for stabbing a friend to death in a drunken argument over literary forms, the Daily Telegraph reported. The former teacher had gone to meet a ...
Poetry fan stabbed book loving friend during argument over which genre was ...Mirror.co.uk
Poetry lover stabbed prose fan after argument over which literary genre was betterMetro

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New Hampshire Public Radio

Poetry Rules the Aspen Off-Season
Aspen Daily News
The Aspen Poets' Society has provided a venue for poets and poetry-lovers to convene since 2007. Simply providing an open venue to present and take in works was actually a significant moment for our valley's poets when Lisa Max Zimet and Kim Nuzzo ...
The Real Dead Poets SocietyNew Hampshire Public Radio

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Art, poetry reception for Smith siblings Nov. 9
Wicked Local Melrose
Art Reception and Poetry with Sydney Smith and Wendell Smith, 2 to 4 p.m.. Enjoy art and refreshments at the reception for local artist Sydney Smith, whose artwork will be exhibited on our walls during the month of November. At the reception, Wendell ...

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Telegraph.co.uk

Russian poetry lover gets 8 years for murder of prose fan
Telegraph.co.uk
"During the drinking, the two men began an argument over which literary genre is more important, poetry or prose," said a spokesman for the regional investigative committee. "The owner of the home argued that prose is the real literature, while his ...


Houston Chronicle

With "Celebration," actor showcases famed dramatist Pinter as unsung poet
Houston Chronicle
Rather, "A Celebration of Harold Pinter," the solo show Sands will perform Monday at the Alley Theatre, chiefly concerns itself with Pinter in his less-familiar guise as poet - and in the process, reveals a great deal more of the Nobel Prize-winning ...


Kids can try their hand at bird-inspired poetry
HeraldNet
Born Free USA is sponsoring a poetry contest for children ages 5 to 18. Winning poems will be featured in a national magazine, Animal Issues Digest, and on websites. There also are prizes for the top three poems in each category. The nonprofit group ...


Down Syndrome: Poetry, Painting, Perspective
Huffington Post
At the poetry site I manage, we have delved into the beauty of the eyes of those who live with Down syndrome--not the literal eyes, but the ways of seeing. It is a hard beauty at times, a poetry of injury. Overall, we are not trying to definitively ...

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Ocean Heal Me

Ocean Heal MeOcean heal my wounds Let your waves curl... Read More

Two Poems, with Figurative Language

Says Mr. Dennis Siluk, when asked to review his poetry... Read More

Eds Poem

Ed Gallagher Dec. 11, 1907 - Sept. 5, 2004This poem... Read More

Memoirs of a Wastelands Rim [a Poem: now in Spanish and English]

Memoirs of a Wasteland's RimIt still was light when she... Read More

Stones

As I picked up some of the polished gemstones in... Read More

Tale of the Brick Maker, of San Jeronimo, Peru [In English and Spanish]

Tale of the Brick Maker, Of San Jernimo, Peru... 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

The Ballad of: Brawling Mad-dog Sergeant Rook [Now in: SPANISH and English]

English VersionA bunch of us guys in the hutIn ?Nam... Read More

Why I enjoy Writing?

During interviews and general conversations with the public,one of the... Read More

Lucky...

You make me smile like I've seldom done before You... Read More

Let Your Feelings Be Your Guide

The light of all eternity shines with me now /... Read More

Walt Whitman, Romance With a Stranger

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

Robert Burns Love Poem: A Red, Red Rose

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

The Time Has Come and Buzzing

Most of my poems are written late at night, often,... Read More

Ole Bulky Jeeps & Paper, Ink and Rain [two Peoms]

Ole Bulky JeepsThrough late summer's heat These bulky shaped jeeps... Read More

Ode, to the Mighty Midget Omac [In English and Spanish]

Part One Midget HistoryI am thirty-six inches tall, that is... Read More

Exalted Poetry; Two poem [and commentary]

Bells for Belphegor!...Where immortal veils never meet Belphegor, Arch devil... Read More

Article on Poetry and Two Poems

Writing Poetry for TomorrowWhat does a man need to be... Read More

Barriers

There are many times I set up barriers and walls,... Read More

Tale of the: Old Hunter and the Golden Hare [In SPANISH and English now]

There once lived an old man and his goodwife On... Read More

Superman

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

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

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

The Lull of Twilight [Over Mantaro Valley] In English and Spanish

Twilight, was now beginning. As forthe sun, it was down-down... Read More

Passion and Poetry, and Life

Ironically, the passion that can neutralize the repulsion for difficulties... Read More

House of the Goblin [Part Two of Three/with notes]

House of the Goblin [Part Two of Three]Here is where,... Read More