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:


Daily Californian

Berkeley's Poetry Flash faces possibly closing doors after more than 40 years
Daily Californian
Poetry Flash, a Berkeley poetry review and newsletter that has been publishing for more than 40 years, may close before the end of the year because of a 27 percent increase in its rent. Founded in 1972, the newsletter is currently operating out of a ...


Concord Monitor

My Turn: O'Malley and the poetry of greater purpose
Concord Monitor
With Martin, there is a poetry of greater purpose. Just the day prior, Martin gave a landmark foreign policy address, then joined the marriage celebration at the steps of the Supreme Court. A day of boldness of heart and leadership; to which he is no ...

and more »

Does poetry still matter?
CNN
(CNN) Quick: Name a famous living poet. Somebody. Anybody. No, not Maya Angelou. She died last year. Unless you're a literary scholar or a subscriber to The New Yorker, it's not easy. That's because poetry, once a preeminent form of entertainment, has ...

and more »

The Guardian

Beck: an evening of music, poetry and visual arts review – a wild trip
The Guardian
In a performance that's part concert, part theatre (for five minutes the three actors playing cowboys simply point and stare at the audience as the orchestra plays), Beck leads a group of musicians and poets, including Moore, Simon Armitage, Jemima ...


Los Angeles Times

Berkeley-based Poetry Flash faces an uncertain future
Los Angeles Times
Poetry Flash, the venerable Berkeley-based poetry newsletter, is in financial trouble and faces possible eviction. As contributing editor Dawn-Michelle Baude has written in an e-mail circulated to supporters, “Poetry Flash is in dire circumstances ...


E Kantipur

Poetry in Dhankuta
E Kantipur
DHANKUTA, JUL 01 - Eminent poet Tulasi Diwas recited his poems during an event in Dhankuta on Sunday. The programme was organised by Salleri Sahitya Sangam. During the programme, Diwas recited about a dozen of his new and old poems.


Baltimore City Paper

Dank Verse Poetry: Kemet Dank raps like he Instagrams
Baltimore City Paper
In a purple t-shirt festooned with embroidered fruit, floral-print leggings, mismatched socks and two small necklaces made up of gold leaves, green jewels, and dotted with pearls, 21-year-old Baltimore rapper Kemet Dank struts down Pratt Street and ...


SuperSport

Poetry in motion for Bayern
SuperSport
Guardiola planned to take part in a public event on Tuesday in Munich to read love poetry by the Catalan composer Marti i Pol in an event entitled "The Poet and the Playmaker". And the 44-year-old Bayern boss will want to see plenty of creativity on ...

and more »

Cincinnati.com

Poetry adorns Great American Ball Park
Cincinnati.com
The eyes of the world will be on Cincinnati for the All-Star Game. So how should the Queen City pose for her portrait? In the light of love. That's how ArtWorks sees it. The arts nonprofit is taking its CincyInk tattoo and poem project to the streets ...

and more »

NLT and Bloomsbury launch poetry prize
The Bookseller
Author Sarah Crossan, one of the judges for this year's competition, said: “Poetry is the first language we speak. When we are born, we own it and we love it but somehow, along the way, children turn away from this, the most primitive of languages.

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 »

Growing

Growing hurts sometimes; saying goodbye to friends, ... Read More

Lord Byrons She Walks in Beauty

Lord Byron's opening couplet to "She Walks In Beauty" is... Read More

Opposites Do Attract Quite Well

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

Burning Autumn Leaves [a poem in Spanish and English]

Burning Autumn Leaves [1950s in St. Paul, Minnesota]My long steel... Read More

RISK

Do not be afraid to shine. This world needs what... Read More

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

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

Eight Poems

Out of the eight poems provided here [all previously unpublished],... 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

Writing Innovative Poetry

Writing innovative poetry, the kind of poetry that reputable literary... 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

In The Midst Of All

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

Three Poems (While in Transition/English and Spanish)

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

Write Your Way to Fame

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

Recollections

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

Ode to: The Ice Maiden of Ampatos Summit [now in: English and Spanish]

Dedcate to Antonio Castillo. L. Of. Los Andes UniversitarioOde to:The... Read More

Walt Whitman, Romance With a Stranger

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

The Game of Life

When your life becomes unbearable And the light of... Read More

Choices

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

Two Poems: Boyhood, and Old Age [with a note on style]

BoyhoodOh me! Thy glorious days have flown! I mealy noticed,... Read More

Wondering

How I wonder what he's doing as I sit alone... 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

Rocks

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