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:


Poetry Podcast: Lucie Brock-Broido Reads Franz Wright
The New Yorker
This month on the Poetry Podcast, Lucie Brock-Broido reads “Recurring Awakening,” by Franz Wright. The poem, an elegy, exemplifies Wright's tendency to infuse solemn subjects with electrifying imagery and language. I find myself walking along

and more »

The Guardian (blog)

Desmond O'Grady – a great citizen of world poetry
The Guardian (blog)
There is a scene in Fellini's La Dolce Vita, the fourth night episode, in which a group of intellectuals sit around reading poetry and looking suitably serious. One of them is an Irish poet, a part played by an actual Irish poet, Desmond O'Grady, who ...


NPR (blog)

Book News: Former Poet Laureate Robert Hass Wins $100000 Poetry Prize
NPR (blog)
Former U.S. poet laureate Robert Hass has won the $100,000 Wallace Stevens prize for "outstanding and proven mastery in the art of poetry" from the Academy of American Poets. Hass is much-lauded: he was a MacArthur Fellow, won a National Book Award ...
Robert Hass wins $100000 poetry prizeHattiesburg American

all 2 news articles »

The vivid, sometimes vulgar poetry of Catullus fuels MTSU composer Michael ...
Nashville Scene
The Roman poet Catullus' affair with his mistress Lesbia may not be the greatest love story in the history of Western literature. But it's surely the most human. The 25 poems that the youthful patrician wrote to his older (and married) lover explore ...


New York Times

Robert Hass Wins $100K Poetry Prize
Publishers Weekly
The Academy of American Poets has awarded Pulitzer Prize-winner and former poet laureate Robert Hass the 2014 Wallace Stevens Award. The award, given annually to "recognize outstanding and proven mastery in the art of poetry," comes $100,000.
2014 American Poets Prize Winnersmediabistro.com

all 62 news articles »

Rick Mulkey's poetry collection to launch with reading
Spartanburg Herald Journal
Denise Duhamel, National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist and editor of Best American Poetry 2013, in reviewing Rick's book wrote, "Rick Mulkey's Ravenous: New & Selected Poems is as beautiful an exploration you'll ever encounter about 'that empty ...


London Book And Poetry Events: 28 August-3 September 2014
Londonist
SOVIET GHOSTS: Fine art photographer, Rebecca Litchfield is at Waterstone's Croydon for the signing of her newly published book, Soviet Ghosts, which shows historical locations that were once part of the Soviet Union. 6pm. GLITTERATI: A new literary ...


The Guardian

Poetry of the First World War: an Anthology edited by Tim Kendall – review
The Guardian
I confess to a certain glazing-over of the eyes when encountering the words "first world war poetry". Yes, the war was very bad and the poets who volunteered lost their enthusiasm for it soon enough; some of the poetry is memorable; some is best passed ...


Poetry, cultural forum, concerts: Things to do in Milwaukie and Gladstone
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Milwaukie Poetry Series First Friday: The open microphone event features Emmett Wheatfall of Portland, a self-published poet of four books of poetry. He also has written four chapbooks and has had his poems published in online journals and periodicals.


Edward Hirsch's 'Gabriel' and the poetry of lamentation
Washington Post (blog)
For a couple of years in the early 2000s, Edward Hirsch wrote a popular column for Book World called “Poet's Choice.” Every week, with great intelligence and wit, he taught us how to appreciate poems from around the world. Now Hirsch opens a window on ...

Google News
Showing 1 - 10 of 202 Articles
« Previous
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
Next »

Famous Poets Quotations - Top 30 Poetry Quotations by Famous Poets

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

Two Poems with Triggers [and a commentary]

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

Ambiguity and Abstraction in Bob Dylan?s Lyrics

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

Daybreak at Pikes Creek [a Poem]

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

A World That Doesnt Care

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

A Happiness Poem

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

Mechanical Poetry - Part Three

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

Two Poems, with Figurative Language

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

The Last King of Mars [A Poetic Mytho]

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

Ceasar Vallejo: Black Roses [In English and Spanish]

Cesar Vallejo: Black RosesBow down your head ol' poet- To... 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

Article on Poetry and Two Poems

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

Three Poems (While in Transition/English and Spanish)

Here are three more poems by the author, Dennis Siluk,... Read More

Three Sweet Poems, and Two Not So Sweet [now in: SPANISH and English]

1) End PoemWherever you are today- Is where you were... 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

Kafka Re-Trial

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

Biography of Charlotte Bronte

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

The Time Has Come and Buzzing

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

Two Poems on the Traditions of Peru [in English and Spanish]

Atahualpa's Game [Peruvian]Sometimes, it's not wise To share your wisdom... Read More

Three Love Poems [all wicked]

Advance: Mr. Dennis Siluk's poetry can have its fire-hearted twists:... Read More

Write Your Way to Fame

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

Stones

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

Shadows of the Andes; Ollantayambo; and Cesar Vallejo [Poems in English and Spanish]

1) Shadows of the Andes [or: Song to the Andes]I... Read More