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:


Helen poet, 94, has new edition of poetry collection printed
Centre Daily Times
HELEN, Ga. — It was Mildred White's first trip to the principal's office. Mrs. McDonald had called the fourth-grader's mother to tell her that Mildred had turned in a poetry assignment that she simply could not have written. The poem about tulips, her ...

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Traverse City Record Eagle

On Poetry: Poetry according to poet laureate
Traverse City Record Eagle
Juan Felipe Herrera is our new U.S. Poet Laureate. The son of migrant farm workers, he was educated at UCLA and Stanford University, and he earned his Master of Fine Arts from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. He likes to perform his poems on ...
Daniel Day-Lewis named president of poetry charityWRTV Indianapolis

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WXYZ

Two EMU students perform powerful "Lost Voices" poetry slam; Video goes viral
WXYZ
(WXYZ) - Two Eastern Michigan University students took third place in the National Slam Poetry Competition after a performance that has over two million views on YouTube. Darius Simpson and Scout Bostley performed lost voices at the event, and now ...


Telegraph.co.uk

Newly-elected professor of poetry at Oxford to use rap to explore definiton of ...
Telegraph.co.uk
He said: “Throughout my life as a poet from the beginning, generally I like to think about expanding our definition of what poetry is and challenging some ideas of ownership. Who makes these categories? Who decides what works and what doesn't work as ...


The Sunshine Coast Daily

Poets look to embed 'poetry trail' in Coast's landscape
The Sunshine Coast Daily
THE beauty of nature has become the ultimate muse for a Sunshine Coast poetry group that hopes to embed a "poetry trail" into the Coast's landscapes. The Pente Poets, a group of six Sunshine Coast residents with a shared passion for poetry, have ...


Philippine Star

Pole dancing, poetry in Art 2 Art
Philippine Star
On July 12, poet Mesander “Ayer” Arguelles discusses the process behind writing poems where, in his own experience, he can spend weeks deciding whether to use a comma or a semi-colon, let alone the words. The Palanca Award-winner and teacher ...


Boing Boing

The poetry in game-making
Boing Boing
If code is poetry, then gaming is a poetry contest—which was in itself a game, in medieval Japan. Imagine yourself in a noble court, having to show off your skill with language, puns and coded messages, where all your turns of phrase, all your ...


The Willits News

Cowboy Poetry on July 5
The Willits News
Her first Western release, “Tumbleweed Letters” (1999) reached Monterey Cowboy Poetry and Music Festival director Gary Brown in late 2003. He shared Juni's music with other promoters and soon Juni would shift to music full time as her profession.


Poetry collection follows Lewis and Clark
Great Falls Tribune
John Burgess was introduced to Lewis and Clark in 1978 while on a survey crew in the Gallatin Valley. From there, he has explored major sites on the trail of the Corps of Discovery and compiled some of those experiences into a collection of poems ...


Review: 'Multitudinous Heart,' Newly Translated Poetry by Carlos Drummond de ...
New York Times
The indelible poet Elizabeth Bishop was among Mr. Drummond's first English translators. This was good fortune. Her translations, as well as those of Mark Strand and others, appeared in a slim and elegant volume titled “Travelling in the Family ...

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Man Unbowed [A poem]

Man UnbowedUnbowed by sin, the world of man, stands Upon... Read More

Tsunami -a Poem Dedicated To Help Aid and Awareness and Encourage Future Harmony. Make Peace Not War

Real Power.One Tsunami, and all our armies, Seem belittled by... Read More

Recollections

I AM SO GRATEFUL for simpler times. Stores were closed... Read More

Cruel World

Azra, Azra, Wake up Azra. Wake up Azra, It is... 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

Changes

I am not the one I was before yesterday.I cannot... Read More

Rhymes of an Ordnance Man [Vietnam War: 1971]

Rhymes of an Ordnance Man [Vietnam War: 1971]An eleven part... Read More

Banana Republic

Like a cat I slumber, blissfully unencumbered, Through eighty per... Read More

Mother, I Dont Mind The Pain

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

The Exit Poems [Iron and Fire & No Heroes]

The Exit Poems [And Socrates]Iron and FireIron can be... Read More

Colorful Talk

"I heard what you said, Red. Yet, I have to... 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

A Ship to Remember

Hammers. Timbers. Iron. Steel.They're laying down a mighty keel.As ant-like... Read More

Death & the Supernatural: Poetry/Five Poems

Supernatural PoetryHere are five poems,-what I call-death and supernatural poems.... Read More

Opposites Do Attract Quite Well

When I am climbing up, you are stepping down. When... Read More

Publishing Your Poetry

If you are serious about seeing your work published by... Read More

Stones

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

Three Poems (While in Transition/English and Spanish)

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

Walt Whitman, Romance With a Stranger

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

Poetry in a Nutshell

Poetry is more than just rhyming and prose that is... 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

Eds Poem

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

Welcome to the Town of Feeling

Happy, Sad, Mad and Glad, Moved in down the streetCautious... Read More

Infected Ideologies [a Poetic Portrait]

the disease of extremism is infectious-; whoever cannot think of... Read More