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:


NPR

This Weekend, Investigate The 'Edges' Of Fred Moten's Musical Poetry
NPR
In the latest installment of our occasionial series Weekend Reads, we're celebrating National Poetry Month with The Little Edges, a unique work by American poet Fred Moten. Many of the poems in the book were commissioned, and they focus on real life ...
Bespoke Poetry Hits The Subways With Peanuts-Inspired "The Poet Is In"Gothamist
Words that capture the big things in life for National Poetry MonthThe Globe and Mail
Library Corner: Inspired by National Poetry MonthLongview Daily News
Philly.com -Salisbury Post
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National Post

Poetry is going extinct, government data show
Washington Post (blog)
Inquiries into the death of poetry comprise a tradition almost as rich and varied as American poetry itself. Earlier this month, a college literary magazine proposed a tidy solution to the evergreen problem: "if you have to keep declaring, over and ...
Is poetry dead and, if so, who killed it? It's less popular than jazz and ...National Post

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Springfield News-Leader

Students' poetry on display at Springfield Art Museum
Springfield News-Leader
Because these poems were among the students' finest literary expressions that semester, I contacted Sarah Buhr, the museum's curator, about displaying this poetry on the walls to accompany the art works that inspired the students' literary art.


West Virginia poet laureate discusses poetry, words and everyday life
Charleston Gazette
Harshman said he constantly thinks of the humanities -- poetry, literature, the written word -- and the affect that they have on people. His comments related to the current state of humanities education in American society. He stressed the joy and ...


FiveThirtyEight

The Week In Data: Muslims, Comic Books And Poetry
FiveThirtyEight
Screen Shot 2015-04-24 at 10.14.09 AM. Haiku, loku: April is national poetry month, but according to the Survey of Public Participation in the Arts, only about 7 percent of Americans say they've read poetry at some time in the past year. That makes ...


NBCNews.com

National Poetry Month: Asian-American Poets to Watch
NBCNews.com
April is National Poetry Month and National Poetry Writing Month, sparking poetry readings, new poetry books, challenges to write thirty poems in thirty days, people carrying poems in their pockets to share, and, of course, a multitude of poetry ...
April is time to celebrate and share poetryTallahassee.com
Letter: How could we be averse to Poem in Your Pocket Day?NJ.com

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Poetry and Literature Calendar (April 26-May 2)
Buffalo News
sunday, 3 p.m.: 16th Annual Williamsville Poetry, Music, Dance and Art Celebration featuring guest poet Dan Gerber, author of “A Primer on Parallel Lives” (Copper Canyon Press, 2007) and “Sailing through Cassiopeia” (Copper Canyon Press, 2012).


Corvallis Gazette Times

Michael Wynn blends the worlds of neurology, poetry
Corvallis Gazette Times
The poetry, Wynn said, “encourages me to listen even closer to patients. I think it makes me even more observant.” And the precise language required by medicine (Wynn recalled being fascinated by a junior high teacher who taught him that every bone in ...

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New York Times

Gregory Pardlo, Pulitzer Winner for Poetry, on His Sudden Fame
New York Times
On an unabashedly glorious afternoon this week, the poet and essayist Phillip Lopate stood in front of a small group of graduate students in Columbia University's creative writing program. He took attendance, noting a few absences, before turning to a ...


Green Bay Press Gazette

Murre's music plays through his poetry
Green Bay Press Gazette
Murre is a poet, publisher and illustrator, has published three of his own poetry books, co-authored one with his partner Sharon Auberle and regularly publishes other poets as editor of the Little Eagle Press. He also keeps a poetry blog, "Arem ...

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The Plane from Iquitos [1959-Part One]

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

A World That Doesnt Care

War bombs may explode demolishing man and land. Hurricanes may... Read More

Eight Poems

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

Two Poems with Triggers [and a commentary]

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

The King and Delka & Moiromma: the Cold Planet [Parts 25 and 26]

#25The King and Delka [Split Mawkishness-on Moiromma /Part V]Sickly SentimentalityI... 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

A Case of The Fears

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

Two Poems, with Figurative Language

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

Mechanical Poetry; Part Two

What do you do when you want to write poetry?... Read More

You Lost Your Last Gamble and Me

I will never think twice nor will I roll the... 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

The Man Who Could Not Say Sorry For His Sins

Sorry would be a start.Though you cant take back your... Read More

Little Girl from Huancayo [a poem/in English and Spanish]

Little girl from HuancayoDo you really, really know? Just how... Read More

Wars, Air of Ambiguity [for: Lt. Laura Walker] in SPANISH and English

Wars, air of AmbiguityDedicated to 1st. Lt. Laura Walker (From... Read More

The Merchant of Copan [In English and Spanish]

English VersionThe Merchant of Copan [480 AD]Advance: The ballgame at... Read More

A Dose of Laughter

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

Catherine Daly reviews Antidotes for an Alibi

Amy King Antidotes for an Alibi BlazeVox Books ISBN 0-9759227-5-0... Read More

THe Monster Mash, A Graveyard SMASH (short story I wrote when I was 11)

The Monster Mash The Graveyard SmashHave you heard of the... Read More

Black Blood, in Jeremiahs Vines - A Poem and an Article

Black Blood, in Jeremiah's Vines [A Dream Poem]And I heard... Read More

Colorful Talk

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

Stones

As I picked up some of the polished gemstones in... Read More

Passion and Poetry, and Life

Ironically, the passion that can neutralize the repulsion for difficulties... Read More

Opposites Do Attract Quite Well

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

Its What She Didnt Say

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