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:


NJ.com

Faith Matters: Poetry helps discover what God has hidden
NJ.com
The St. Peter's University audience of 250 students and guests knew exactly what Kathleen Norris, poet and author, was describing. Shutterfly allows parents to create a photo album of a child and share it with family and friends. That's just what ...


New York Times (blog)

Poetry Pairing | 'Wild Peaches'
New York Times (blog)
Though the poet and novelist Elinor Wylie was born in 1885 to a prominent East Coast family, she rebelled against expectations and became notorious, in her time, for her multiple marriages and affairs. Wylie published four volumes of poetry and four ...


CNNMoney

Tom Brokaw uses poetry to cope with cancer diagnosis
CNNMoney
When Tom Brokaw was diagnosed with cancer, he found comfort in the prose of an acclaimed poet. "I've had an unusual experience," Brokaw said Wednesday night at Strand Book Store in Manhattan. "I was diagnosed with cancer almost two years ago now, ...

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Shreveport Times

Local poets tell stories in different ways
Shreveport Times
Even folks I know who read dozens of books a year seldom read poetry. Myself included. Some find it overly difficult to understand. Others equate all poetry to sentiments found in greeting cards. When I was a newspaper editor, few things could evoke a ...
Poetry makes a difference in 'Please Excuse This Poem'Los Angeles Times

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Share “Poetry reading set for Sunday at Norman's...”
NewsOK.com
Alexander, of Cheyenne, a retired attorney who practiced law in rural western Oklahoma communities for 35 years, is a self-taught poet, writer and storyteller. She is the author of several poetry and story collections, editor of four anthologies and ...


MLive.com

Creativity of Jackson's youth on display at 5th annual ICreate Poetry Contest
MLive.com
Billy White, a 5th grader at Paragon, talks to John Volez after he had won the iCreate competition at the Michigan Theatre on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Standing behind White is Ena Humpries, a 8th grader also from Paragon, who was one of the three ...


Gloucester Daily Times

Museum event features poetry in the round
Gloucester Daily Times
Cape Ann Museum will present its “Poets in the Round” on Saturday at 2 p.m., in the special exhibition gallery space where “Bill of Lading: The Art & Poetry of Roger Martin” is now hanging. Here, Martin, 88, a fourth-generation Rockport resident ...


ASA Extends Poetry Competition Deadline to March 15
Armenian Weekly
WARWICK, R.I.—The Armenian Students Association, Inc. (ASA Inc.) has extended the deadline for the Arthur Halvajian Memorial Armenian Poetry Competition to March 15. The competition, which opened in December 2014, is in its fifth year and is being ...


Alaska Public Radio Network

Robotics, Spelling, Poetry: Skagway School Expands Academic Extracurriculars
Alaska Public Radio Network
Kent Fielding is the teacher who organized the Poetry Out Loud program at Skagway School. He'll also be the coach for DDF — Drama, Debate and Forensics. That's an extracurricular that Skagway School is bringing back next year after a few years without it.


SFGate (blog)

Poetry, jazz and berets come to Top of the Mark
SFGate (blog)
Which is why you should head to the famed Top of the Mark on Tuesday evenings in March and April for poetry reading accompanied by jazz music. The classic San Francisco nightspot has teamed up with the Beat Museum to host a 2-month long series of ...

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Preserving Dignity

No one should have to beg or crawl before humanity.... 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

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

Africa - Wheres The Profit?

A poetic comment that just welled up inside my head... 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

Listen as I Share: WE

You speak simple, completley understandable justifications I respect them, respect... Read More

Growing

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

Become A Poet In Ten Minutes

Have you ever sat there staring at the paper, ready... Read More

Rhymes of an Ordnance Man [Vietnam War: 1971]

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

The Spirits de Copan

Part oneI see them in the skies I hear them... Read More

Exalted Poetry; Two poem [and commentary]

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

Robert Burns Love Poem: A Red, Red Rose

Robert Burns, a poor man, an educated man, and 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

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

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

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

The Butcher of Lima and Footprints to Mantaro Valley (Two Poems)

Footprints to Mantaro Valley (Peru; in English and Spanish)In what... Read More

Commuting Hell!

It's dark, it's cold, its' just six thirty,thoughts of sleep... Read More

My Final Defeat - Fixed Competition

She probably can't remember and I know I can never... Read More

A Case of The Fears

Chicken Soup is good for a coldSleep is good for... 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

Article on Poetry and Two Poems

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

How to Write Bad Poetry

"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."--Oscar WildePeople write poetry... Read More

The Plane from Iquitos [1959-Part One]

Iquitos & the Amazon Part OneIt was December 2, l959,... Read More