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:

Poetry Sunday: Albert Starkey  WCAIAlbert Starkey reads his poem, "A Time to Be Born."
Second Acts: A Second Look at Second Books of Poetry: Barbara Guest and Gracie Leavitt  lareviewofbooksLisa Russ Spaar appreciates second collections of poems by Barbara Guest and Gracie Leavitt.
Instapoetry isn’t poetry, but it’s booming business  Press-EnterpriseBy Timothy Green. Instagram poetry might be the most hotly debated topic in literature today. For the past few years, citing a boom in book sales, outlets like The ...
The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate on How Poetry Can Counter Hate  TIMEJoy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. poet laureate, tells TIME about her new book, 'An American Sunrise,' and the state of poetry.
Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein' legacy lives through women's prison poetry project  The Conversation - CanadaIn the project Erasing Frankenstein, students, educators and incarcerated women collaborated to created an erasure poem of Mary Shelley's classic text, and ...
Kobider Chhobi Bhabna connecting art and poetry  The Daily StarAs the raindrops drenched the streets yesterday, poets and artists gathered at Dwip Gallery, Lalmatia to discuss art and poetry. Poet Shamset Tabrejee, from a ...
Ode to the poem: why memorising poetry still matters for human connection  The Conversation AUMemorising poetry is a kind of long-term investment. To take a poem with us so we can truly know it, we must know it by heart.
Emotion-packed poetry  Daily ExcelsiorO P Sharma Name of Book : Shahar Hoon Tumhara (Poetry in Hindi) Author : Suman Pal Publisher : Sahitya Kalash Publications, Patiala Year : 2019 Pages :
SPOTLIGHT: ‘I FIND INDIGENOUS POETRY LIBERATING’  DAWN.comThe Lahooti Live Sessions, an online-only platform featuring music by indigenous artists and sometimes their collaborations with more mainstream ones, is back ...
Indian poetic confluence  The HinduTelangana Group of Poetry Forum will organize a one-day Indian Poetic Confluence at Telangana Veterinary University, in Hyderabad on September 22.
Poetry: Sleeping Bag  Adirondack AlmanackSleeping Bag. Such a supple anomaly, to lay inside a sleeping bag. The carcasses from roads could not have it better. Attuned to abeyance, rolled up like a ...
Ames poets selected for publication in Iowa Poetry Association anthology  Ames TribuneThe Iowa Poetry Association recently announced its 74th edition of “Lyrical Iowa,” an annual anthology of poems by writers of all ages from across the state.
This New Book Shows The Poetic Side Of Science  ForbesThe book "A Sonnet To Science" highlights the creative side of research by profiling six scientists who also write poetry. From Ada Lovelace to Miroslav Holub, ...
Poetry of the proletarians  LivemintMigrant workers in Singapore are writing books and poetry to tell their stories of struggle.Workers from India, Bangladesh, Malaysia, China, the Philippines and ...
Krishna: The enchanting pied piper of Urdu poetry  Times of IndiaAs we celebrate Janmashtami- the birthday of Lord Krishna, let's know the importance Blue God holds in Urdu literature by some Muslim poets.
Cenap Şahabettin: Pioneer of Turkish symbolic poetry  Daily SabahOne of the first pioneers who brought the psychology of the self to the lines of poetry, Cenap Şahabettin contributed to renewing the path of Turkish lyric poetry ...
Two-thirds of published poets are male, so does poetry have a gender issue?  The Irish TimesA damning survey of the industry has caused publishers to reflect on their lists.
New & Noteworthy Poetry From James Tate, Jana Prikryl and More  The New York TimesA selection of recent poetry books; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading.
The best recent poetry – review roundup  The GuardianSkin Can Hold by Vahni Capildeo, Anthony Anaxagorou's After the Formalities and The Tradition by Jericho Brown.
Bookshop Vending Machines Distribute Poetry from Behind Bars  Nonprofit QuarterlyJuly 26, 2019; Star Tribune. When you turn the knob on the vending machine in a Minnesota bookstore, do not expect a gumball or little plastic toy. Instead, you'll ...
EPIC Poetry Group: Poet's Corner — Summer, The Understory  My Edmonds NewsHere is the latest installment of Poet's Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. Summer. Sweaty children loud in matching T-shirts
Poetry for People Who Hate Poetry: The value of heart in your writing  Massillon IndependentForget the Pulitzers. Forget the MacArthur grant, The New Yorker, and all the other laurels too.The greatest honor for a poet — and for a poem — is to be known ...
The XFL’s Team Introductions Are the Most Affecting Poetry Ever Written  SlateThe XFL will be back next year, and we now have the names to prove it. On Wednesday, the league unveiled the eight squads participating in the rebooted ...
The poetry of James Matthew Wilson, a storyteller of spiritual anxiety  Angelus NewsCan our age speak of tragedy / Anymore? Or is comedy / The only plot left in the room?” The poetry of James Matthew Wilson asks questions worth pondering ...
Poet Saida Dahir On 'The Walking Stereotype'  NPREighteen-year-old Muslim Somali refugee Saida Dahir is an activist and hopes to inspire as a spoken word artist. Her debut poetry album is The Walking ...
Joy Harjo's New Poetry Collection Brings Native Issues to the Forefront  Smithsonian.comThe recently announced U.S. Poet Laureate melds words and music to resist the myth of Native invisibility.
Edinburgh Festival Theatre – tribute to Makar Jackie Kay lacks poetry  The NationalCURRENT Edinburgh International Festival director Fergus Linehan has, since taking over in 2015, sought to lift the “curse of the Scottish theatre…
Poetry is for all the times in your life  Stuff.co.nzOPINION: A poem expresses perfectly the things we feel deeply, but may not be able to put into words.
This thread about a woman reading poetry to console a stranger is remarkable  The indy100Poetry has gotten a bad rep over the years, but it turns out it can still help people in times of crisis. A woman, Agnes Frimston, posted to Twitter that she had ...
State Poetry Champ to Attend UA in Fall  UANewsBefore Edgardo Aguilar knew about the likes of William Yeats and Maya Angelou, he fell in love with the poetry of musical artists such as Tupac, Bob Dylan and ...
American Life in Poetry | Ragged Right | journalstar.com  Lincoln Journal StarDuring the fourteen years we've published this column we've shown you many fine short poems, and the newspapers that print our weekly selections like it that ...
A woman poet of yesteryear  indiabloomsIn the pantheon of Urdu poets the names of women hardly come up. Mah Laqa Bai Chanda was an extraordinary poet and courtesan who lived inHyderabad in ...
Lee Bennett Hopkins, Champion of Poetry for Children, Dies at 81  The New York TimesLee Bennett Hopkins, who in scores of anthologies he edited as well as in his own writings used poetry as a tool to teach and fire the imaginations of young ...
Poems: the new bedtime ritual  The HinduThere are no more bedtime stories for my son. We've never done the traditional 'read a book before bed' thing. He's always requested made-up stories involving ...
American Life in Poetry: 'California Hills in August'  The Spokesman-ReviewLet's hope that by the time this column appears, all fires in California have been extinguished. I wanted to offer you a poem that shows us what that beautiful but ...
The healing power of poetry  AAMCNewsIt beats like a heart, soothes emotional wounds, and builds life-giving connections. Rafael Campo, physician and award-winning author, prescribes poetry for ...
Millay Arts, Poetry Festival to include multiple venues, events in honor of poet  PenBayPilot.comROCKLAND — This year the main event of the Millay Arts & Poetry Festival will feature a talk and poetry reading by Wesley McNair, a Maine Poet Laureate, and ...
The Case of the “Disappearing” Poet  The New RepublicWhy did a white poet see the success of writers of color as a signal of his own demise?
The Anger of Gulzar: Unlike his softly musing romantic poetry, Gulzar sahab's political verse is hard-hitting and edgy  DailyOOn his birthday, a look at the poet extraordinaire's writing on communal violence, corruption, unemployment. The tone and words here are different from Gulzar's ...
“Poetry Enhances The Joy Of Reading The Bible”  Mesquite Local NewsPosted by Teri Nehrenz | Aug 23, 2019 | Church News / Directory, Top Stories | 0. “Poetry Enhances The Joy Of Reading The Bible”. By Travis Lauterbach.
'Friday Night Writes' offers an evening of paddling and poetry  St. Croix 360Join St. Croix 360 editor Greg Seitz and the St. Croix River Association for late summer kayaking and writing on the river.
At age 101, this woman released her first collection of poems  The Washington PostSarah Yerkes was in her 90s when a friend invited her to try something new. A graduate of Harvard University's Graduate School of Design, Yerkes had had ...
Interview with Jayanta Mahapatra: A doyen of Indian-English poetry  The HinduHe is the first Indian-English poet to get the Sahitya Akademi award and now the first Indian-English poet to be made a Fellow of the Akademi.
Why Spoken Word Artist Regie Cabico Calls Himself an 'Accidental Poet'  Smithsonian.comThe renowned slam poetry artist is performing at Smithsonian's Asian American Literature Festival in August and is featured in the latest Sidedoor podcast.
David Berman treated my high school students with respect as they studied his poetry  Dallas NewsWhen I was in my early 30s I discovered David Berman's poem Self Portrait at 28, and I read it in such a way that he proved me right about...
23 collections of Canadian poetry to watch for this fall  CBC.caCheck out the Canadian poetry coming out in the second half of 2019 that we can't wait to read.
Meet Colorado's New Poet Laureate  University of DenverAs his email signature will tell you, Bobby LeFebre is many things — word architect, performer and cultural worker, to name just a few. And as of July 23, he's ...
With poetry and letter to future, Iceland performs funeral for lost Okjokull glacier  India TodayWith poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and others bade goodbye to ...
El Chante hosts poetry workshop on anger  UNM Daily LoboThe colorful El Chante: Casa De Cultura on the southwest corner of Park Avenue and 8th Street is home to burqueño poets every first and third Tuesday of the ...
A new installation encourages people to read poetry  PotomacLocal.comWrite by the Rails (WbtR), the Prince William Chapter of the Virginia Writer's Club, is pleased to announce the launch of an area-wide poetry installation entitled ...
Eureka's Poet Laureate David Holper | A+E  North Coast JournalCongratulations, Eureka, you have your first poet laureate. David Holper, a 61-year-old professor of English at College of the Redwoods and brave judge of the...
BBC World Service - Newsday, The young Somali refugee writing poetry in the US  BBC NewsThe teenage poet living in Salt Lake City tells us what inspires her work.
Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County  The Daily HeraldCora Carmack: 6 p.m. Aug. 29, The Neverending Bookshop, 7530 Olympic View Drive, Suite 105, Edmonds. Carmack discusses her books “Roar” and “Rage.
Poetry: Homeward  The Patriotic VanguardHomeward By Bassey Ikpi, USA Bassey Ikpi, a Nigerian-born but America-raised poet, captures audiences with her spoken word ode to her (...)
How poetry became a crime in Assam  The CaravanMany Muslim poets of Bengali heritage have been booked for panning the National Register of Citizens and writing in the languages of their ancestors.
Intellectuals attack Miya poets asserting their Assamese identity, leading to intimidation and FIRs  The CaravanIn Assam, a wave of Miya poetry triggered a fierce online debate—and even police cases—centred on the poets' decision to write in their own dialect.
125 poets in lineup for weekend Boston Poetry Marathon  Boston.comBOSTON (AP) — Ready, set, recite: The Boston Poetry Marathon is back. The annual event began Friday and runs through the weekend at the Community ...
What was the magic of Kashmir’s four famous women poets? New English translations provide a glimpse  Scroll.inThe body's centre is the fiery sun. — Lalded. Here is a splendid book, The Mystic and the Lyric, on four women poets of Kashmir, viz Lalded, Habba Khatoon, ...
Valentino's Creative Director on Bringing His Poetic Vision to Fashion  HarpersBAZAAR.comValentino creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli, the great thinker behind the Roman fashion house, looks to sculpture to inform his beautifully poetic vision.
LITERARY NOTES: Urdu poetry, Pakistani nationalism and Kashmir  DAWN.comKARACHI: Urdu poetry has often been accused of being too limited and narrowly focussed on a few themes such as love and beauty of the sweetheart.
'Poetry Is A Spiritual Language': Burlington Poet Rajnii Eddins  Vermont Public RadioOn an evening in late June, Burlington poet Rajnii Eddins stood at a podium at the Fletcher Free Library. He wore a sweatshirt printed with Malcolm X's face and ...
Cork electrician turns passion for poetry into wedding speech business  Irish ExaminerFormer electrician Cormac Lally turned his passion for poetry into a business where he writes wedding speeches in verse, says Marjorie Brennan.
Young poets catch rhyming bug  Wairarapa Times Age12:30 PM Saturday Aug 24, 2019. Young poets catch rhyming bug. Kahutara School pupils Josie Maddox, Evie Murray, and Riley Murray read their ...
Poetry in the air during Judge Edwin Cameron’s send-off  Daily MaverickWhere in the world could an esteemed judge, a proudly gay man who lives openly with HIV, end 25 years of *service* with a declaration of love to his partner?
Will H Ogilvie: How a Borders boy became a leading bush poet  BBC NewsWilliam Henry Ogilvie hailed from the Scottish Borders - but it was his evocation of the Australian outback that made his name as a poet. As the 150th ...
Obituary: David Berman, Poet of Loss and the Beauty of Being Lost  Vanity FairThe poet and musician, who died Wednesday at age 52, was an intimate companion to a generation of listeners—even if they never knew him.
The agony and the ecstasy -- a call for dogma to embrace poetry  rabble.caAs Eid al adha and Tisha b'av coincided this month and news from the Holy Land -- not to mention America -- seems as grim as ever, and extremists of all faiths ...
Lines on Brexit: If the Poet Laureate won't pen it then, dear reader, do your verse....  Telegraph.co.ukThe Poet Laureate, Simon Armitage, has said he will not pen a piece to mark Britain's exit from the European Union on Oct 31.
Preview: Kilbixy Poetry evening  Westmeath ExaminerAt a previous poetry evening in Kilbixy, (from left) Avril Walsh providing musical entertainment; and Watson Mills and Oliver Higgins reading. Image 2 of 3.
Brexit poetry competition: Winner announced  Spectator.co.ukBrexit poetry competition: Winner announced on Coffee House | The time has come to announce the winner of our much-lauded Brexit poetry competition.
David Eggleton named new Poet Laureate  RNZThe Dunedin poet, art critic and writer has been appointed as the next New Zealand Poet Laureate.
Eureka names first poet laureate  Eureka Times StandardEureka's first-ever poet laureate David Holper, a mainstay in College of the Redwoods' department of English, applied for the position because he feels the city ...
The place of poetry and the poetry of place  Sydney Morning HeraldLisa Gorton's latest collection is a powerful reminder of how well poetry can bring the history of a place to life.
National Poetry Day reading lists to feature YA reads  The BooksellerYA-themed books will feature on this year's suggested reading lists to celebrate National Poetry Day on 3rd October. The Forward Arts Foundation, which ...
The Statue of Liberty, the 'Mending Wall,' and the politicization of poetry  Washington ExaminerWhen the Statue of Liberty stretches out its arms to the tired, the poor, and the huddled masses, it ought to have a few caveats, according to one Trump ...
Abdul Rahman Almreasy is most successful poetry man in UAE  The Asian AgeHe started writing poetry by spreading his poems in Emirati, Gulf and Arab poetry magazines until he registered a strong presence.
Earth Anthem penned by Indian diplomat-poet translated into 50 global languages  ANI NewsAntananarivo [Madagaskar], Aug 25 (ANI): An Earth Anthem penned by Indian poet and diplomat Abhay Kumar has been translated into 50 languages.
Then & Now: Memory of poet still 'Strong'  Limerick LeaderTHIS WEEK we recall the life and times of Limerick poet and writer Eithne Strong who died 20 years ago this week. She was a neighbour of mine and I would ...
First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo Shares a Poem From Her New Collection  ELLE.comJoy Harjo is a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and a two-time American Book Award winner, mostly recently for her memoir, Crazy Brave. She is a ...
PODCAST: Literature and Poetry in the Biggest Little City  ThisisRenoReno's creative arts generate millions of dollars in the local economy each year. That includes personal income, government revenues, and total jobs supported ...
One of Richmond's favorite poets keeps hope alive in face of conflict  The Jewish News of Northern CaliforniaPoet Robert Lipton has witnessed violence in the Middle East — and in his East Bay hometown of Richmond. They are not the same, but both drive him to ...
Poetry reading set Sunday at Grandma's Kitchen | Arts | union-bulletin.com  Walla Walla Union-BulletinJoshua Lew McDermott, Dennis Held and Mary Aparicio Castrejon will give a reading of their poetry at 6:30 p.m. Sunday in Grandma's Kitchen, 36 S. Colville St.
Brexiteers write poems to leaving the EU after getting offended that poet laureate won't  The New EuropeanBrexiteers have started writing poetry, after the poet laureate said he had no particular plans to commemorate Brexit in writing.
They must campaign in poetry  The Washington PostThen-New York Gov. Mario Cuomo famously said, “You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose.” Unfortunately, too many of the Democratic presidential ...
From 'margins' to Poet Laureate  Otago Daily TimesDunedin poet, writer, reviewer and former Burns Fellow David Eggleton has been appointed as the latest New Zealand Poet Laureate. This honour was ...
New Book Captures the Poetry of Detroit's Musical Legacy  WDETThe Motor City is known for its historic music legacy — from Motown to blues, rock and techno — and now that culture will be captured in a new book of poetry.
Poetry Sunday: Wilderness Sarchild  WCAIWilderness Sarchild reads her poem, "It Was Like This: You Were Young."
Huddersfield poet Simon Armitage's verse miniaturised to fit on cancer pill  ExaminerLiveThe 51-word verse has been been micro-engraved on a replica tablet.
His double life as a construction worker and a 'famous poet' in Singapore - and the price he paid  CNABasking in fame after his book was published, Mohd Mukul Hossine was increasingly unhappy with life as a migrant worker. But could he afford to ignore reality, ...
At Age 23, Giramata '17 "Is Considered One of the Leading Poets" in Rwanda  DePauw University"At only 23 years old, Giramata has made a name for herself as a poet, blogger, feminist, gender activist and a grass roots community organizer," begins a piece ...
Didcot: The power station that inspired poetry  BBC NewsDidcot Power Station's iconic towers will be demolished as Oxfordshire's skyline changes forever.
Poetry legend Pam Ayres stops off in Jersey on tour  ITV NewsComedy poet Pam Ayres is in Jersey as part of a tour across the UK and Australia. The 72-year-old will performing poems from her new book, Up in the Attic, ...
Poetry competition: An ode to Brexit  Spectator.co.ukPoetry competition: An ode to Brexit on Coffee House | 'Poetry makes nothing happen,' a famous poet once said. But Mr S is still disappointed to hear that…
The anti-clerical poet who inspired conversions to Catholicism  Catholic Herald OnlineHow should one evaluate the relationship of a poet with the Church, when his verse is either obscure or plainly hostile to organised religion?
Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson on writing sex poetry, Winston's tantrums and pollution taxes  Stuff.co.nzMarama Davidson opens the door in her dressing gown. Soft, pale grey with white hearts, and teddy bear slippers on her feet. Growling at her feet is Nala, the ...
Barrie's Poet Laureate serves up a night of poetry to celebrate her new book  BarrieTodayVictoria Butler teamed up with Barrie Historical Archive to write poems based on historical photos; More than 75 people attended event at Bohemia.
Moon landing poem launches Simon Armitage as poet laureate  The GuardianTwo months after his appointment, Simon Armitage has penned his first poem as the UK's poet laureate: a commemoration of the 1969 moon landing, which ...
A Poetry Workshop: Finding Beauty & Rhythm in Poetry | 08/22/2019 | Event Calendar  Traverse City TickerThe poets discussed include Mary Oliver, Phillip Levine, Jim Harrison, Joy Harjo, the new Poet Laureate, Fleda Brown, & Jack Gilbert.
Portsmouth poet laureate launches program giving poetry books to newborns  Foster's Daily DemocratPerhaps the most important thing parents can do to ready their child for school is to read to them regularly or read with them as they mature. It is vital to a child's ...
Poetry readings launch Sligo's 60th Yeats Summer School  RTE.ieThe streets of Sligo have been resonating to the sound of poems written by William Butler Yeats.
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Four Poems: Two for the Devil, Two for Peru

Here is some witty poetry (not sure if that is... Read More

Welcome to the Town of Feeling

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

Man Unbowed [A poem]

Man UnbowedUnbowed by sin, the world of man, stands Upon... Read More

Three Poems [Lima; Judges and Evils Creation]

1.Evil's CreationThou knowith evil clings To tender peace-; Nor does... Read More

Stones

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

Three Poems (While in Transition/English and Spanish)

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

I Hate The Wait (Weight)

I get up in the morningAnd want to stay in... Read More

The Game of Life

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

In The Midst Of All

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

The Dead God of Copan (in English and Spanish)

English VersionAnd the Death God said: "Let it rise to... Read More

Two Poems: Boyhood, and Old Age [with a note on style]

BoyhoodOh me! Thy glorious days have flown! I mealy noticed,... 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

Lamenting Poetic Moods [six Poems]

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

The Ballad of: Brawling Mad-dog Sergeant Rook [Now in: SPANISH and English]

English VersionA bunch of us guys in the hutIn ?Nam... Read More

Publishing Your Poetry

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

Expressing an Emotion - The Art of Writing Poetry

Writing poetry is an art, a way of expression, finding... Read More

Learn About Love From Poet Rumi

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

Lifes Too Short

Time goes by to quickly to hold your feelings inside... Read More

Beautiful Dreamer, Stephen Foster, Americas First Folk Song Writer

"Beautiful Dreamer" was written by Stephen Foster just before his... Read More

Stone Beds [A Poem and an Advance]

Stone Beds [Pompeii's surge]Advance: after the great eruption of Pompeii's... Read More

Ocean Heal Me

Ocean Heal MeOcean heal my wounds Let your waves curl... Read More

Banana Republic

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

Live For Today...

Isn't that what they say?But what does that mean?There's no... Read More

Rules for Writing Poetry

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