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:


Chron.com

Poetry and medicine go hand in hand
Chron.com
The idea of combining a career as a physician with being a poet should not seem far-fetched. After all, one of America's greatest poets, William Carlos Williams (1883-1963), composed groundbreaking poems while working as a family doctor in New Jersey.


Poetry, Arts Unlock Our Understanding Of Life
Hartford Courant
In high schools and colleges, poetry cannot be pushed aside by an acute focus on mathematics and science. Although these subjects are important for the future of the American worker and economy, we must simultaneously embrace the arts — poetry and ...


Dodge Poetry Festival returns, bigger than ever, to Newark
The Star-Ledger
The 15th biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival will take place Thursday through Sunday at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and other venues throughout Newark's Downtown Arts District. This year's festival will have its largest-ever roster.


Boston Globe

'Dear Elizabeth': Poetry, letters, and the spaces in between
Boston Globe
Drawing on the 800 pages of letters that Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop wrote each other, as published in the 2008 compilation “Words in Air,” Pulitzer finalist Ruhl has devised a delicate dance of distance and desire as the two American poets ...
Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Bishop: The Lyric Stage Puts Poetry In Motion For ...WBUR

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The wit, wisdom and poetry of Hunter Pence
ESPN (blog)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- With his mop of curly hair, pants hiked up above his knees and energetic style of play, Hunter Pence is a fan favorite not just in San Francisco but across the country. Fans in out-of-town cities began bringing clever Hunter Pence ...


Real people: Life of sexagenarian centers around poetry
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Thirty years ago, Veach brought his love of poetry and the arts to Atlanta where he's managed to keep verse at the forefront of his activity. Along the way, he earned a library science degree and spent 14 years as the head of reference for the Atlanta ...


Cowboy music and poetry gathering spurs Western ways
Daily Herald
Singers and saddle riders bringing the best of Western entertainment meet in Heber Valley for five days of cowboy poetry, music concerts and food that throws back to life on the range. The 20th Annual Western Music and Cowboy Poetry Gathering now draws ...


Planet Princeton

Princeton Today: Dodge Poetry Festival
Planet Princeton
Poets from all over the country will descend on Newark this week for the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, the largest poetry event in North America. The festival includes readings, performances, and conversations by dozens of the leading ...
Dodge Poetry Festival comes to NewarkNorthJersey.com
Savoring the Dodge Poetry Festival: Don't sweat it if you don't 'get' it, Oct ...Morristown Green

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Ah, the poetry of the law!
Washington Post
I often used to tell the law students in my classes that they should read more poetry, because nothing hones one's skill at extracting meaning from text better than reading poetry, and extracting meaning from texts is one of the things lawyers have to ...


Calvo, Lucero shine at school-level poetry competition
Marianas Variety
In preparation for the 11th Annual event, parents and guests gathered in As Paris conference room on October 18, 2014, to listen, watch, and enjoy the Eskuelan San Francisco de Borja school level Valentine N. Sengebau Poetry Recital, musical talent ...

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Blind Designs [a Poem] and a Note by Rosa on The Other Door

Blind DesignsBorn today, gone tomorrow Like a butterfly with no... Read More

Three Love Poems [all wicked]

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

Find the Magic

FIND the MAGICFind the Magic As you release old bondage... Read More

Stone Beds [A Poem and an Advance]

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

My Grannio

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

The Cat

Truth is stranger than fiction according to many people who... Read More

Rocks

Take some time to stop and look at nature. Pick... Read More

Four Poems: Harvest of Apoplectic Horses [Katrinas Pathway]

Four Poems: Katrina's PathwayHarvest of Apoplectic Horses ((Dedicated to: Katrina))... Read More

Superman

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

Biography of Charlotte Bronte

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

Changes

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

Key Largo - Frater Albertus

Key Largo:The fans turn lazily in front of the doorThey... Read More

The Crusader: A Search for the Virtue Inside (an excerpt of an Epic Poem)

On through the darkness she searches the bones Seeking the... Read More

Expressing an Emotion - The Art of Writing Poetry

Writing poetry is an art, a way of expression, finding... Read More

Kens Poem

How wonderfully sweet to be a dweller dwelling... Read More

In The Midst Of All

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

New Poetic Work By Ethiopian Immigrant Promotes Respect, Courage And Cultural Sensitivity

McLean, VA - "The Healing Conscious" tells the story of... Read More

Live For Today...

Isn't that what they say?But what does that mean?There's no... 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

The Valley Of Pain

We were exiled from the Garden of Eden. Its... Read More

Choices

You can do and you can be whatever you want.... Read More

Two Poems and an Analysis [?Witness,? & ?An Old Love?]

Two Poems and an Analysis ['Witness,' & 'An Old Love']WitnessMy... 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

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