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 sales soar as political millennials search for clarity  The GuardianRecord £12m sales last year were driven by younger readers, with experts saying hunger for nuance amid conflict and disaster were fuelling the boom.
Mary Oliver did something rare: She made poetry accessible. That’s not a bad thing.  Washington Post“Wild Geese” was trending on Twitter on Thursday, and poetry lovers — not naturalists or ornithologists — were responsible. Mary Oliver, arguably America's ...
Late founder of Dead Poets Society is published  Berkshire EaglePORTLAND, Maine — The late founder of the Dead Poets Society of America can be inducted to the society of fallen bards now that he's now a published poet.
What poet Mary Oliver can teach us about dealing with criticism  QuartzNature poets aren't normally associated with controversy. But the New York Times' Friday morning briefing on the death of poet Mary Oliver couldn't resist a bit of ...
Poetry spot: 'Laura’s Deportation' by Raquel Denis  AZCentralPoetry spot is part of a collaboration with two local poets to bring poetry closer to the center of our everyday lives. A note from the poet: This poem's *content* may ...
As Colorado urbanizes, rural ranch life celebrated at annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering  The Denver PostEven as the former cowtowns of the Front Range evolved into an urban metropolis, cowboy poetry will find a way to adapt and tell stories about the West's history ...
JLF 2019 announces 4th Mahakavi Kanhaiyalal Sethia award for poetry  Times of IndiaEducation News: Every year, the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival celebrates poetry as one of literature's most effective and powerful art forms and recognises the ...
Professor Named Chancellor of Academy of American Poets  UT Knoxville NewsJoy Harjo, the John C. Hodges Chair of Excellence in English, has been appointed to the Board of Chancellors for the Academy of American Poets.
"Poetry Survives." Behind a Big Gift to Support and Reimagine a Frequently Underfunded Field  Inside PhilanthropyPoetry received a much-needed boost from the Mellon Foundation, whose president, Elizabeth Alexander, is an acclaimed poet. In addition to awarding cash, ...
Good Country: Auburn's cradle of poetry  The Adelaide ReviewThe birthplace of influential Australian writer CJ Dennis, 21st century Auburn retains a certain poetry all of its own. One of Australia's most successful poets, ...
Anthologies of modern Kazakh prose and poetry to be distributed in 70 countries  Astana TimesASTANA – Work is nearly complete to translate anthologies of modern Kazakh prose and poetry into Arabic, English, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish for ...
Malkmus peppers rock with poetry  Boston HeraldMusician Stephen Malkmus on his stream-of-consciousness rock music.
History, poetry buffs remember great Scot | News  Aiken StandardBagpipes, kilts and poetry from the days of George Washington and King George III were part of Saturday evening's atmosphere in downtown Aiken, with the St.
New Year, New Verse: 4 Poetry Collections That Change the World  VultureRounding up the best new poetry of the new year, the theme of revision and transformation emerges, in Oculus by Sally Wen Mao; Only As the Day Is Long by ...
Shared love of poetry leads to Powys farmer teaming up with Snowdonia mushroom grower  Powys County TimesA shared love of Welsh poetry has led to a Montgomeryshire couple diversifying their farm business by partnering with a mushroom-growing company.
Kalyan's collection of poetry in Hindi released  Daily ExcelsiorExcelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Jan 20: “Pahadh Apni Jagah Chhod Raha Hai”- a collection of poetry by renowned Hindi litterateur Sheikh Mohammed ...
Poets sought for state contest  Superior TelegramWisconsin poets are encouraged to enter the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets 2019 Muse Prize for Excellence in Poetry. It is open to all adult Wisconsin residents.
AAP Gets $2.2 Million In the Name of Poetry  Publishers WeeklyThe Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has donated the funding for two grants to the Academy of American Poets, totaling $2.2 million. The funds, the AAP said, will ...
Millennial mysticism: why contemporary poets are turning to the occult  New StatesmanIs there something inherently magical about poetry? Spells: 21st-Century Occult Poetry argues forcefully in the affirmative. Yes, there is power in the naming of ...
Seeking poems of love for seventh annual Herald-Mail Media Love Poetry Contest  Herald-Mail MediaHerald-Mail Media invites readers to compose and enter love poetry in the seventh annual Herald-Mail Media Love Poetry Contest.
Poetry Recommendations To Launch Your New Year  NPRProfessional poet Tess Taylor says there's no better way to start the new year than with some poems. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: To help usher in the new year, ...
Hannah Sullivan wins the TS Eliot Prize for Poetry  HarpersBAZAAR.co.ukPoet Hannah Sulliven wins the T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry for her intimate debut collection Three Poems.
2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Essay and Poetry Contest winners  San Mateo Daily JournalGrade 1, essay. First place, Logan Ortiz; second place, Sarah Thomas. Grade 1, poetry. First place, Alexaner Acosta; second place, Khaliah White; third place, ...
IAS topper Athar Aamir Khan recites Iqbal's poetry to thunderous applause  Janta Ka ReporterIAS topper Athar Aamir Khan, husband of Tina Dabi Khan and now Bhilwara SDO, recites legendary Urdu poet Allama Iqbal's poetry to a thunderous applause.
Jacinta Kerketta And Nighat Sahiba On The Power Of Poetry And Politics Of Language  HuffPost IndiaAs she was stepping out of her session at a literary festival in Chennai, earlier this month, a huge billboard caught Nighat Sahiba's eye. The board invited people ...
Reading the darkest poetry book, I could ever come across, I found my smile back  Times of IndiaYash met me at a workshop that I took in Nagpur. It was Summer of 2016. He was apparently a shy, naive innocent teen. Introspective and seemingly way too ...
How To Start Reading Poetry If You Have No Idea Where To Begin  BustleSo, you've heard that poetry is making a comeback (I mean, isn't it always?) and you're thinking it might be time for you to hop aboard that well-versed ...
The Road Not Taken: The art of poetry  Colorado Springs GazetteThe motivations for writing poetry include expressions of love, friendship, happiness, remorse, and the fear of death, all of which are universally shared ...
Working with students of Treaty 4 First Nations inspires Jolissa Simon's poetry  Regina Leader PostJolissa Simon's poetry “has a lot to do with my line of work.” She provides psychology services to students in seven First Nations schools.
Poetry to Tap Into Women’s Spiritual Sides  The New York TimesBrief, beautiful poems about human psychology and the natural world.
How do you define authenticity? A poetry collection explores a modern problem.  Washington PostA variety of voices in “The Best American Poetry 2018” look at similar themes.
The evolution of poetry in the age of the Twitter rant  The Globe and MailA pair of recent controversial texts, branded as poems by commentators, draw more from the technical constraints of the social media site than from any other ...
Poetry for the Masses  Foreign PolicyIn the dark times. Will there be singing? There will be singing. Of the dark times. —From Bertolt Brecht's Svendborg Poems, “German War Primer” (1939).
For a diverse new generation, poetry is a 'growth industry'  Star TribunePeople are clicking on poetry on Twitter. They're listening to poems on podcasts. They're buying poetry collections on Amazon. But on Monday night in St. Paul, ...
Local musician releases debut book of poetry | Local News  Journal TimesMADISON — Kristian Iliev, lead singer and guitarist of local alternative rock band The Racing Pulses, is branching out with a new poetry anthology.
Gauhar Raza: Giving Poetry the Power to Protest  The CitizenIf things were different his poems would have been different, or maybe he would not have been a poet at all. But things are what they are. And that is why Gauhar ...
‘You can’t kill poetry just as you can’t kill love’  The Hindu BusinessLineAfter a lifetime in feted verse, nonagenarian bilingual poet Jayanta Mahapatra confesses that it's been a lone, painful journey, but it is still poetry that sustains ...
Poetry: Breda Wall Ryan’s new book confirms her talent  The Irish TimesPlus work by Liz Quirke, James Martyn Joyce and Laurence O'Dwyer.
These new voices in poetry should make us sit up and listen  Washington PostThe edgy, surprising poems in Kristen Tracy's “Half-Hazard” (Graywolf), winner of the Emily Dickinson First Book Award, are as readable as good fiction. Tracy ...
'Poetry is the antidote': in fight against Hindu nationalism, India turns to verse  The GuardianBuoyed by social media, Urdu poetry is enjoying new popularity in the face of divisive sectarian politics. Alice McCool and Tamseel Hussain. Fri 11 Jan 2019 ...
New Langston Hughes award to celebrate poetry performance  Lawrence Journal-WorldPoetry is an art that is meant to be heard, says Lawrence poet Eric McHenry. And now that audible art form will be recognized with a special local award. As pa.
Rome poetry and prose workshop with Moira Egan  Wanted in RomeThe award-winning poet Moira Egan is holding a four-week course in poetry and prose at St Stephen's Cultural Center in Rome.
New Poetry gathering starts at Artist Loft  Coos Bay WorldCOOS BAY — A new free Poetry Reading Night is being launched at the Artist Loft Gallery. Poetry Reading Night will be held 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, and ...
Bob Odenkirk Praises "Poetry" of Tracy Letts' Writing  Hollywood ReporterA wet and stormy night wasn't enough to keep stars like James Franco, Bob Odenkirk and Eric McCormack from filling the Mark Taper Forum on Wednesday for ...
Written With The Body: The Physical Poetry Alphabet  L.A. WeeklyFrançoise and Douglas Kirkland's elegant, luxurious new publication, the Physical Poetry Alphabet is a large-plate book offering liberal helpings of fairy dust, ...
Santa Barbara Central Library Workshop Offers Poetry as Outlet for Grief, Healing  NoozhawkAll humans experience grief at some point in their life. Whether it be the loss of a job, a home, or youth, or the death of a parent, friend or loved one, grief is part ...
Symbolic Power of Poetry  Economic and Political WeeklySanskrit kavya was used as a mechanism of social conditioning in early India.
Spokane Poet Laureate Mark Anderson, Spokane Arts launch Poetry at the Podium  The Spokesman-ReviewIt's not unusual to hear poetry in bookstores, coffee shops and even bars, but thanks to an initiative from Spokane Poet Laureate Mark Anderson and Spokane ...
Montana's former poet laureate to present afternoon of poetry in Spearfish  Black Hills PioneerSPEARFISH — As part of the 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 Geek Speak at Black Hills State University, Tami Haaland, Montana's former poet laureate, will present an ...
Activist poets on the frontline | News | Africa  Mail and GuardianVoboy is one of Kenya's activist poets pushing for social and political change, draw on the tradition of oral storytelling. Comments. AddThis Sharing Buttons.
This Ybor City book of poetry isn't only for poets  Creative Loafing TampaTampa Bay poet Cole Bellamy says Cigar City Poetry Journal Volume 1: 'Poesia De Las Americas' will appeal to non-poets.
Celebrating Castro: Life of inaugural St. Louis Poet Laureate to be honored at Jan. 20 public memorial  St. Louis AmericanThe St. Louis creative community grieved collected with the passing of Michael Castro, the city's first Poet Laureate. He passed away on December 23 after a ...
Steve Schild releases another book of poetry | Neighbors  Winona Daily NewsSteve Schild has released another collection of poetry.
Journeys of Discovery: Poetry focused on California's diverse habitats  KCBXFire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California is an anthology of 250 poems about California's ecosystems. Join correspondent Tom Wilmer for a chat with Los Osos.
Remembering Henry Morgenthau III, Whose Poetry Debut Came At Age 99  NPRWe remember Henry Morgenthau III, who published poetry late in life. He died in July at age 101. DEBBIE ELLIOTT, HOST: As this year draws to a close, we ...
Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County  The Daily HeraldBetsy Bell: 6 p.m. Jan. 25,Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park. “Open Borders” is a memoir about love, loss and anti-war activism.
The poetry of Wallace Stevens paired with parallel artworks in USJ exhibit - Hartford Courant  Hartford CourantAn exhibit at University of Saint Joseph pairs poetry by Wallace Stevens with artworks that reflect the tone and theme of the poems.
Somalia: Poet arrested after poetry reading  FreemuseThe government of Somaliland arrested British-Somalilander poet Abdirahman Abees on 12 January 2019, the day after he recited poems about “police brutality ...
Poetry, Language And Class On Tertulia  New England Public RadioCatherine Valdez, Spanish teacher at The Academy at Charlemont , and her students, Lila Goleman, Leni Sperry-Fromm and Isadora Brenizer, visited the ...
Mills puts poetry back in the inaugural mix  Press HeraldJanet Mills is a published poet and a vocal advocate for Maine's literary community, so it's not surprising that the state's next governor is returning poetry to a ...
Kellogg-Hubbard Library calls for poetry submissions  vtdigger.orgNews Release — Kellogg-Hubbard Library Jan. 9, 2019. Contact: Rachel Senechal 802 223-3338. Get all of VTDigger's daily news. You'll never miss a story ...
Calling Cards review: A bilingual treat from younger Irish poets  The Irish TimesThis new anthology should be welcomed, purchased, read and celebrated.
Lompoc Public Library host poetry workshop for kids  KEYTThe Lompoc Public Library has teamed up with Santa Barbara County's California Poets in the Schools. The Cal Poets organization is hosting a poetry-writing ...
Solstice Poems: Poetry series showcases Victoria writers  Times ColonistIn 2006, through Wendy Morton, poet and organizer extraordinaire, and then-Times Colonist editor-in-chief Lucinda Chodan, Solstice Poems were published in ...
San Bernardino High School Students to Compete in National Poetry Contest  Inland EmpireSan Bernardino, CA — The 2019 San Bernardino County finals for Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest will be held on February 2nd, from 2-5pm at the ...
Who will win the 2018 TS Eliot prize for poetry tomorrow?  The TimesThe 10-book shortlist for the £25000 TS Eliot prize for poetry, which is awarded tomorrow, features, remarkably, five first collections. Where once the Eliot, the ...
PhD student Emily Jungmin Yoon releases debut poetry collection  UChicago NewsUniversity of Chicago PhD student Emily Jungmin Yoon's first poetry collection, A Cruelty Special to Our Species, focuses on the plight of Korean comfort ...
Nick Lees: Songs, history and haggis on hand to celebrate Scotland's original superstar  Edmonton JournalWe Canadian Scots, some 4.7 million of us — or 14.35 per cent of Canada's population — invite you to join us Friday in singing Auld Lang Syne.We will ...
Poetry for uncertain times: the 2019 TS Eliot Prize shortlist reviewed  Telegraph.co.ukIf the 10 writers up for the UK's richest poetry prize have anything in common, it's that they're worried.
American Life in Poetry: ‘Bakery of Lies’  The Spokesman-ReviewI've had my eye on Americans' obsessions for more than 70 years and I can't remember a time when public lying got as much attention as it does today.
TS Eliot Prize: Read extracts from the 10 poets shortlisted for leading poetry prize  Evening StandardIf you're heading into 2019 trying to embrace curiosity and harness creativity, you can't go wrong with a bit of poetry. This Sunday, the ten poets shortlisted for the ...
Poetry aiding mental health  Otago Daily TimesTerry Lynch has been writing poetry for 35 years and said using words as an ''expression'' during his own mental health battles had helped him in tough times.
MLK Parade Youth Poetry Slam  WCBD News 2The 47th annual Martin Luther King parade will make its way through the streets of Charleston on Monday. Leading up to the event, there are plenty of events to ...
Fairfield author publishes first poetry collection  Fairfield CitizenFAIRFIELD — Jack Powers has published many individual poems throughout the years, earning accolades like the Connecticut River Review Poetry Contests in ...
Silent reading party, poetry circle and read to a dog  Arizona Daily StarAll events are free unless otherwise noted. Sunday. Analog Hour: Silent Reading Party — Exo Roast Co., 403 N. Sixth Ave. Bring a book and leave your phone ...
‘Rain Poetry’ appears on South Carolina city’s sidewalks  Fresno BeeSouth Carolina's capital city is jazzing up its sidewalks with poetry when it rains.
Writers up: University of Louisville hosting 'Poetry Derby'  Horse Racing NationHorses and hands, verses and feet. The University of Louisville is issuing a call to the poets to enter the starting gate for the inaugural “Hands and Feet: A Poetry ...
Hastings College to host reading by performance poets  Grand Island IndependentHASTINGS — Performance poets Manuel Gonzalez and his 13-year-old daughter, Sarita Sol Gonzalez, will read from their work at 7 p.m. Friday in the Scott ...
Woodrow Wilson hosts Poetry Out Loud contest  Beckley Register-HeraldEach year, English teachers at Woodrow Wilson High School conduct classroom competitions of Poetry Out Loud, a national recitation contest sponsored partly ...
CT Poets' Corner: Jim Finnegan’s poems explore our transitory existence - Hartford Courant  Hartford CourantLike Hartford's renowned poet Wallace Stevens, poet Jim Finnegan of West Hartford works in insurance.In his poetry, Finnegan looks at our transitory existence ...
Jaki Shelton Green, North Carolina's ninth poet laureate  News & ObserverPoet Jaki Shelton Green has won major awards, including the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame. But this year brought the biggest prize, selection as North ...
Poetry: After Watching “Surviving R. Kelly”  BuzzFeed News"People want me to believe / there's a difference when the result / is the same, same, same."
Poetry and pessimism at the 12th Shanghai Biennale  Apollo MagazineIn a city where the majority of galleries and private art museums are increasingly seduced by spectacle, the 12th Shanghai Biennale, held at the Power Station of ...
'Her Castle of Dreams': Poetry Dedicated to Womanhood and Its Pitfalls  NewsClickInstead of playing with toys during her childhood, Rafia Mukhtar would cook for her family of eight, clean and take care of domestic animals. She spent six ...
Lana Del Rey is a poet now  Page SixWhile teasing her new song "hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me to have—but i have it," Lana Del Rey revealed she just completed a book of poetry ...
Obituary: Lynne Gawlas / A humble princess of poetry  Pittsburgh Post-GazetteMy mom was raised that you didn't boast. None of her poetry or publications were framed. They were folded up and put into a box.”
Bucks County Community College holding poetry contest  The IntelligencerAny student in grades 9-12 who lives in Bucks County or attends a Bucks County High School is eligible to enter.
Professor with local ties helps translate book of Catalan Poetry  Salina JournalA professor, who spent many harvests working on a family farm east of Salina when he was younger, helped translate a book of poems that were originally ...
Academy of American Poets makes Trethewey, Harjo chancellors  Washington PostThe Academy of American Poets has named two new chancellors: former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey and Joy Harjo, the first Native American to join ...
Spoken word poets and rappers inject new energy into an Irish tradition  The GuardianYoung performers are electrifying audiences in Ireland and beyond.
Earning a living as a poet? You know it.  The Boston GlobeLexington's Regie Gibson says he enjoys 'breaking stereotypes'
Author Nash uses poetry and rhymes to entertain  SoMdNews.comThe Maryland Writers' Association this year is celebrating its 30th anniversary with the Writers' Round Table Program to encourage writers, poets, playwrights ...
Lompoc Library Books Youth Poetry Workshop Series | School Zone  NoozhawkThe Lompoc Public Library in conjunction with California Poets in the Schools (Cal Poets) of Northern Santa Barbara County will offer a drop-in poetry-writing ...
Sussex Academy names Lilly Yenovkian poetry recitation contest winner  CapeGazette.comIn December, several Sussex Academy students participated in the Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest. As the school contest winner, sophomore Lilly ...
The Poetry of Rule Breaker Investing  The Motley FoolDavid Gardner reads five letters from listeners asking for advice, sharing some investing wisdom, and inspiring some poetry-sharing.
Frustrated by slow-moving Muni buses? Try poetry  San Francisco ExaminerMuni buses were resplendent this past year with new art commissioned by The City, from paintings and sketches to — in a first for the Muni Art program — poetry ...
Paris, Mumbai explored in conversations through poetry, illustrations and rail networks  FirstpostThe latest book 'Over and Underground in Paris & Mumbai' presents a garland of personal insights of poets Sampurna Chattarji and Kavitha Nair along with ...
Poetry slam founder to perform at Region Ale in Schererville  nwitimes.comPoetry slam founder Marc Kelly Smith, who goes by the nickname Slam Papi and presided over years of spoken word poetry performances at the Green Mill in ...
Milwaukee couple make it their mission to give trauma victims the chance to talk and be heard  Milwaukee Journal SentinelSpoken word artists Tina and Kwabena Nixon help African-Americans who suffer from trauma learn to cope by getting in touch with their emotions.
Scottish poet JO Morgan scoops Costa prize  BBC NewsA writer based in the Scottish Borders has won the prestigious Costa Book prize for poetry. JO Morgan, originally from Edinburgh, took the award for his work ...
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Three Poems: Dona Leonors Revenge; The Old Moon; Common Sides [All in Spanish/all in English]

1) Doña Leonor's Revenge [1627 AD]Rafael Ortiz's fate Was... Read More

Poetry and Popular Culture

Is poetry too complicated for the average reader? Is it... Read More

The Plane from Iquitos [1959-Part One]

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

In Poetry: Meaning of Words [And ...Rocket-belt]

In Poetry: Meaning of WordsWhen I write poetry, I check... Read More

Listen as I Share: WE

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

Breathing-in, Minnesota [a poem: now in Spanish and English]

In early fall, in Minnesota, the rain falls, falls, In... Read More

Growing

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

My hero, my best friend, my Grannio (a.k.a my Grandmother)

She raised me like I was her own daughter from... Read More

Wondering

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

Burning Autumn Leaves [a poem in Spanish and English]

Burning Autumn Leaves [1950s in St. Paul, Minnesota]My long steel... Read More

Asha of Darfur [A poem with a commentary by the author]

Asha of DarfurCry, cry-oh little Darfur woman For your sister... 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

Lord Byrons She Walks in Beauty

Lord Byron's opening couplet to "She Walks In Beauty" is... Read More

The Last King of Mars [A Poetic Mytho]

[As Told by the Last] King: it was in the... Read More

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

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

Article on Poetry and Two Poems

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

Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Dog

Emlyn Williams Theatre, Mold, North Wales: 20th February 2003Clwyd Theatr... Read More

The Power of Eating Disorders

I want to get closeI am afraid.Afraid of what... Read More

Two Poems and a Short Story

1)dying in the bar [sluggishly]yet, I would crawl too upto... Read More

Tsunami Day

A Poem - By Lorraine KemberIt was a day like... Read More

It Was Not Me

It was not me as I am now. It was... Read More

Ode to: The Ice Maiden of Ampatos Summit [now in: English and Spanish]

Dedícate to Antonio Castillo. L. Of. Los Andes UniversitarioOde to:The... Read More

Kens Poem

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

Learn About Love From Poet Rumi

In this modern age of technology, busy lifestyles, and obsession... Read More

A Different Place...

I wish we had met 20 years ago... A different... Read More