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 ...


MLive.com

Creativity of Jackson's youth on display at 5th annual ICreate Poetry Contest
MLive.com
Billy White, a 5th grader at Paragon, talks to John Volez after he had won the iCreate competition at the Michigan Theatre on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Standing behind White is Ena Humpries, a 8th grader also from Paragon, who was one of the three ...


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
Former venture capitalist Ellen Pao says the big-name VC firm she worked for, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, failed to promote her because she's a woman. She says she was pressured into an affair with a coworker and was fired when she complained, ...
Woman in Silicon Valley sex discrimination suit to testifySanta Cruz Sentinel

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Review Of Stephen B. Wileys First Book Of Poetry: HERO ISLAND

Poet Stephen B. Wiley's first book of poetry, Hero Island,... Read More

Kafka Re-Trial

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

Become A Poet In Ten Minutes

Have you ever sat there staring at the paper, ready... Read More

Way of Life: Rhymes of the Inca [four poems: see in Spanish and English NOW!]

Way of Life: Rhymes of the IncaPizarro (Spanish conquistador ((1525))The... Read More

My Grannio

I never thought I would have to say GOODBYE to... 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

Caught in the Arms of ED

YOU MIGHT THINK I AM STRONGI THINK YOU GOT IT... Read More

Catherine Daly reviews Antidotes for an Alibi

Amy King Antidotes for an Alibi BlazeVox Books ISBN 0-9759227-5-0... Read More

Tsunami Day

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

Write Your Way to Fame

Have you ever thought about how nice it would be... Read More

Two Poems, with Figurative Language

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

An Old Wood Pile [a poem with notes]

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

Mechanical Poetry; Part Two

What do you do when you want to write poetry?... Read More

A Case of The Fears

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

Ambiguity and Abstraction in Bob Dylan?s Lyrics

To many people contemporary poetry is a turn-off. The reason... Read More

The Dead God of Copan (in English and Spanish)

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

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

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

My Final Defeat - Fixed Competition

She probably can't remember and I know I can never... Read More

Ode To Quetzalcoatal [Now in Spanish and English]

Ode to QuetzalcatlQuetzalcatl the GreatNo one knew his true name,... Read More

Three Poems: Dona Leonors Revenge; The Old Moon; Common Sides [All in Spanish/all in English]

1) Doa Leonor's Revenge [1627 AD]Rafael Ortiz's fate Was... Read More

Lamenting Poetic Moods [six Poems]

Advance: in Mr. Siluk's poetry one finds symbolist values, sensuous... Read More

Famous Poets Quotations - Top 30 Poetry Quotations by Famous Poets

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

Ocean Heal Me

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

Grandpas House & From Iraq with Love [Two Poems]

Grandpa's House [The ole Real House]The house needed painting Sun-blistered... Read More

Daybreak at Pikes Creek [a Poem]

Daybreak at Pikes Creek [Summer of 2005]Daybreak by Lake Superior... Read More