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:


New York Times

Review: 'Social Security,' the Heroic Poetry of Solitude
New York Times
As in her earlier plays, “Vision Disturbance” and “Adult,” Ms. Masciotti mines the banalities of everyday chatter for heroic poetry. Set largely in working-class Pennsylvania, in towns forgotten by time, her uneventful dramas seem to be composed of ...


New York Times

Bringing a Daughter Back From the Brink With Poems
New York Times
I normally don't invite poetry into my daily life. As an ecologist, I embrace science. But all I had to offer her at that point were the thoughts of others who struggled to make a meaningful life and had put those thoughts into the best, sparest words ...


Traverse City Record Eagle

ON POETRY The other side of winter, a different mood
Traverse City Record Eagle
There are so many cheerful things about a Traverse City winter — skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing. And beauty. It looks like a movie set for “White Christmas” outside my window right now. But isn't it true that typically, in literature and movies ...


Religion News Service

How to access the spiritual power of poetry–even if you “just don't get it”
Religion News Service
Author and professor Christian Wiman believes that poetry has significant spiritual power in addition to aesthetic value. He shares how people of faith can begin accessing the spiritual power of poetry even if at first they “just don't get it.” – Image ...


Hermiston Herald

Poetry comes to life at HHS
Hermiston Herald
Hermiston High School senior Tymek Chrzanowski, far right, and HHS junior Elizabeth Herrera pose for a photo with officials from the Poetry Out Loud Competition after receiving awards for competing Monday night. Chrzanowski earned the highest score of ...


Pacific Daily News

Perez's third book of poetry published
Pacific Daily News
Rather than traditional poetry, the book is written partly in verse and partly in prose, sharing his images and memories. For most of us who have moved back and forth between Guam and the U.S. mainland, it will remind us of our own experiences; the ...


Irish Independent

Book worm: Who says poetry does not pay?
Irish Independent
Twenty thousand Canadian dollars for a maximum of 40 lines of verse works out at €350 a line or €14,000 for the entire poem, which is pretty good money by anyone's standards, and that's what's on offer for the 2015 Montreal International Poetry Prize.


LectureHop: Justice Poetry
Bwog
Whether it's attending drunken FroSci lectures or showing up to Tunisian talks, Bwog loves to learn in the classroom and beyond. We sent Poetry Professional Briana Bursten to check out Justice Poetry: Readings and Discussion with Claudia Rankine, Dawn ...


Chris Rosenblum: Aaronsburg poet hopes to build trust, inspire others
Centre Daily Times
Minor, a poet from Aaronsburg, has started a poetry class, The Poetry Path, at the Indigo Wren's Nest Wellness Centre at 111 S. Spring St. in Bellefonte. She launched her series Saturday, and subsequent meetings will take place 10-11:15 a.m. every ...


Austin poets accepted to SELCO project
Austin Herald
Poets from across Southeastern Minnesota have been selected to have their work professionally printed in a poetry anthology. Southeastern Libraries Cooperating (SELCO) hosts two poetry competitions, one for adults and one for young writers. Poets ...

and more »
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 »

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

Changes

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

Welcome to the Town of Feeling

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

Kens Poem

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

Learn About Love From Poet Rumi

In this modern age of technology, busy lifestyles, and obsession... Read More

Poetry in Turbulence

To many non-specialists of literature, poetry is deeply unsatisfying. There... 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

Since Youve Been Gone...

My life has changedin so so many waysIt seems to... Read More

Mechanical Poetry

Do you ever stare at the paper, waiting for poetic... Read More

A Hundred and Fifty Dead [Korean War--l952]

There I sat, ninety-five degree weatherOutside; the bookstore caf, was... Read More

Birthday Messages

I WANTED TO SAY IT WITH A BUNCH OF FLOWERS... Read More

In The Midst Of All

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

The Valley Of Pain

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

Shakespeares Sonnet XVIII, Shall I Compare Thee to a Summers Day?

Shakespeare's sonnets require time and effort to appreciate. Understanding the... Read More

Two Poems: San Jeronimo Brook & [in English and Spanish]

Fair Andes! Thy arms reach highOf iron-woven solid stone Thu... Read More

Burning Autumn Leaves [a poem in Spanish and English]

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

Tale of the: Old Hunter and the Golden Hare [In SPANISH and English now]

There once lived an old man and his goodwife On... Read More

Banana Republic

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

Three Poems (While in Transition/English and Spanish)

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

Elizabeth Barrett Browning: A Discussion of How Do I Love Thee?

"How Do I Love Thee?" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning was... Read More

Two Poems, with Figurative Language

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

A Dose of Laughter

I'm not well. Can't you tell? Kinda low, so,... Read More

Caught in the Arms of ED

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