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

Prose on Poetry
New York Times
Vendler has done perhaps more than any other living critic to shape — I might almost say “create” — our understanding of poetry in English. (Were it not for Harold Bloom, the “perhaps” would be unnecessary.) The poems of Wallace Stevens would say ...


San Jose inmate death: Victim wrote poetry, had 'the best smile,' but ...
San Jose Mercury News
He wrote poetry, she said, "and loved with his whole heart." He told her about how he had suffered since childhood with bipolar disorder. He often felt antsy, irritable and obsessive. They went to Bruce Bart's Tattoo Shop and held hands as she got a ...

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Houston Chronicle (subscription)

Former U.S. poet laureate Robert Pinsky celebrates poetry in Houston
Houston Chronicle (subscription)
Robert Pinsky, whose own poems range from the historic to the confessional, figured out a way to bring poetry to the people. As U.S. poet laureate (1997-2000), Pinsky launched the Favorite Poem Project, an open call to all Americans to share their ...


KMVT

Wagon Days Cowboy Poetry Reading
KMVT
KETCHUM, Idaho (KMVT / KSVT ) - Wagon Days festivities are wheeling out all around Ketchum this Labor Day weekend. In honor the parade's Western roots, today a group of cowboys took turns reading poetry at the Ore Wagon Museum. This is the 3rd year ...


Hartford Courant

Young Poets Represent Connecticut At Brave New Voices Poetry Slam Competition
Hartford Courant
Walker, a 17-year-old who will be a senior at Manchester High School this fall, has often performed his poetry locally at Manchester's nonprofit youth arts center, Young@Art. He said traveling to Atlanta was a big step for him. "Sometimes I feel like I ...


First Friday Poetry Reading Series: Vanessa Zimmer-Powell
Houston Press
This month's First Friday Poetry Reading Series reader, Vanessa Zimmer-Powell, has written quite a few of these dramatic poems inspired by visual arts, as she's usually one of the featured readers in the Words & Art reading series inspired by the Rice ...


Latimore: New group keeps poetry alive in Middle Georgia
Macon Telegraph
Currently, there's a Mercer University poetry organization called Point B.L.A.N.K. This group evolved from the B.L.A.C.K. Poets, which was founded in early 2012 by Mike Scott and a few others, a dynamic group of spoken word artists. B.L.A.C.K. is an ...


Havant Literary Festival replaced by packed day of poetry
Portsmouth News
From 5pm a poetry stroll, led by Tim, will take in the places where this year's prize-winning and highly commended poetry competition entries will be published – posted up on telegraph poles and street lamps around Havant's historic town centre. Havant ...


Irish Times

Poetry reviews: From tech-savvy magic to the robin's last song
Irish Times
The Roundabout recounts a visit he and his sons make to a playground soon after the poet has split up with their mother: “Its thrawn mass / was like trying to push a tree over, or row / a galley sealed in ice. I was all for / giving up when we felt it ...


Village Voice

Bowery Poetry Club Introduces the Old Guard to the New Scene With Workshop Series
Village Voice
When Bob Holman opened the Bowery Poetry Club in 2002, it was with visions of Ginsberg, Burroughs, and the Beats floating around in his head. He was 54 and already a legend, pioneering spoken-word poetry in various New York communities, like the St.

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Passion and Poetry, and Life

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

Because of You

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

Its What She Didnt Say

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

Africa - Wheres The Profit?

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

Write Your Way to Fame

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

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

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

Whats A Prisoner to Do?

What's a prisoner to do when justice fails and... Read More

Commuting Hell!

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

Ode To Quetzalcoatal [Now in Spanish and English]

Ode to QuetzalcatlQuetzalcatl the GreatNo one knew his true name,... 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

To My Friend, With Love

All is still; all quiet; The world seems to... Read More

Feelings, O How Glorious!

Sometimes we feel hard-pressed, Our backs against the wall;... Read More

In the Mountans of Haiti [A Poem: in English and Spanish]

In the Mountains of Haiti(In the City)-July is a hot... Read More

Wondering

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

Opposites Do Attract Quite Well

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

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

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

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

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

Kens Poem

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

For My Mother

I cannot bear to think of when you will be... Read More

Lamenting Poetic Moods [six Poems]

Advance: in Mr. Siluk's poetry one finds symbolist values, sensuous... 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

The Exit Poems [Iron and Fire & No Heroes]

The Exit Poems [And Socrates]Iron and FireIron can be... Read More

Banana Republic

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

Rules for Writing Poetry

You've been writing poetry since that first assignment in your... Read More