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:


The Guardian

Kei Miller wins Forward poetry prize
The Guardian
The Jamaican poet Kei Miller has won the prestigious Forward prize for the best poetry collection of 2014 for his “standout” book based on dialogue between a mapmaker striving to impose order on an unfamiliar land and a “Rasta-man” who queries his ...
Jamaican poet Kei Miller wins £10000 Forward PrizeTelegraph.co.uk
Poet's verse has chance to fit the billThe Oxford Times
Kei Miller wins Forward Prize Best CollectionThe Bookseller

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Huffington Post

The Paradox of Contemporary Poetry
Huffington Post
On the one hand, poetry seems to be dwindling -- in bookstore shelves and traditional academic curricula -- so much so that it has become fashionable for journalists to frequently declare it dead. On the other hand, I have but to scroll through my ...


The Guardian

National Poetry Day 2014: a celebration in pottery, pizzas and popular memory
The Guardian
Poets love their alliteration, but seldom can it have been applied in more imaginative pairings than in the events around this year's National Poetry Day, on Thursday 2 October. The Museum of Liverpool is making ingenious use of the day to show off ...


In Modi's visit to MLK memorial, a touch of diplomatic poetry
Washington Post
It was a moment of sheer diplomatic poetry. When President Obama showed India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi around the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on Tuesday, history seemed to come full circle. Many Indians take pride in the fact that King drew ...

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UT The Daily Texan

Poems to be brought to life at Poetry on the Plaza event
UT The Daily Texan
Poetry should be heard, not seen, according to Welsh poet Gwyneth Lewis. This idea is the inspiration for her latest project, “Dylan Thomas and the Colour of Saying,” which celebrates the art of poetry through oral recitations of fellow Welsh poet ...
Be part of Dylan's Great Poem project on Poetry DayThe Guardian

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Pixel Poetry review
Eurogamer.net
Pixel Poetry is the latest, and it would seem to have several advantages. Not least, distribution from Devolver Film, the video arm of games publisher Devolver Digital. From Hotline Miami and Gods Will Be Watching to Titan Souls and Hatoful Boyfriend, ...


Philadelphia poet laureate hosts poetry guests at Writers House
The Daily Pennsylvanian
Philadelphia poet laureate Frank Sherlock, a frequenter of the Kelly Writers House, returned to campus on Tuesday to host a trio of guest poets from across the country. Melissa Buzzeo, Samantha Giles and Julie Patton shared samples of their work that ...


TXK Today

Texas A&M University-Texarkana Hosts Upcoming Poetry Workshop
TXK Today
note_norwoodnickweb Texas A&M University-Texarkana will host a poetry-writing workshop and poetry reading presented by award-winning poet, Dr. Nick Norwood, as part of its new thematic program and lecture series focusing on environmental issues.


Lynchburg News and Advance

Lynchburg woman carries poetry to many corners of the community
Lynchburg News and Advance
And she's taken her poetry outside the area — specifically, to Busboys and Poets in Washington D.C., a community gathering place featuring a range of artistic events. She brought her poetry to the airwaves, too, delivering poetry after an interview on ...


BBC News

Disused phone box inspires poetry
BBC News
An old telephone box in Oxfordshire is hosting a pop-up poetry exhibition inspired by all things telephonic. Villagers in Brightwell-cum-Sotwell recently turned the box into an arts space but it was its previous role that inspired local poet Robert ...

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Growing

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

Exalted Poetry; Two poem [and commentary]

Bells for Belphegor!...Where immortal veils never meet Belphegor, Arch devil... Read More

Because of You

You are to me my lifeline my security. That scares... Read More

Publishing Your Poetry

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

Learn About Love From Poet Rumi

Learn about love by reading poetry by a long dead... Read More

Changes

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

Two Poems with Triggers [and a commentary]

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

Death & the Supernatural: Poetry/Five Poems

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

Its What She Didnt Say

When I hear your voice inside my head it makes... Read More

The Game of Life

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

Never Ever More

Once upon a midnight dreary, coffee cold and vision... Read More

Three Poems: Phantom of the Rocks; Lady from Lima & Bell Ringer of de Copan

Phantom of the Rocks[Huancayo, Peru]Night falls deepUpon the traveler!Low, over... Read More

Two Poems Written During Recovery

Since my wife and I are moving, or preparing to... Read More

Rocks

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

The Poets Corner [Three Poems with a review]

The Poet's Corner [Three poem/ see review of poetry under... Read More

Article on Poetry and Two Poems

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

Let Your Feelings Be Your Guide

The light of all eternity shines with me now /... Read More

Chan Chan and The Gorriones (Two Poems in English and Spanish)

The following two poems, one in English, the other in... Read More

Ole Bulky Jeeps & Paper, Ink and Rain [two Peoms]

Ole Bulky JeepsThrough late summer's heat These bulky shaped jeeps... Read More

Writing Innovative Poetry

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

Colorful Talk

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

Footprints to Mantaro Valley (a poem in Spanish and English)

Footprints to Mantaro Valley (English version)In what retreat art hid?-Where... Read More

Lucky...

You make me smile like I've seldom done before You... Read More

In The Midst Of All

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