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:

Carolyn Forché's Memoir: Writing Poetry About Conflict  The AtlanticIn the late '70s, Carolyn Forché traveled to El Salvador on the eve of its civil war, knowing little about the country. Crucially, she understood how little she knew.
Finding Direction Through Local Poetry In 'Compass Roads'  New England Public RadioI stood in a field of dirt beside the Connecticut River on a very cold but sunny day, considering what about this setting might inspire a person to write poetry.
Poetry is the mother tongue of humanity: Anubhav Tulasi  The Sentinel AssamPoetry is the mother tongue of humanity. Any day could be considered a poetry day,” said renowned poet Anubhav Tulasi as he was speaking.
In turbulent times, Richard Blanco creates 'bridges of empathy' in new poetry book  NBCNews.comRichard Blanco, the nation's fifth inaugural poet for Pres. Barack Obama, poignantly captures the nation's pain and hope through some of our country's past and ...
Letter: Poetic injustice  Concord MonitorI was distressed to hear Gov. Chris Sununu chose to ignore the recommendation of the Poetry Society of New Hampshire's nominating committee for the next ...
In the age of Brexit, to describe Chaucer as ‘English to the core’ is to misrepresent him  Scroll.inThe famed 14th-century author of 'The Canterbury Tales' is considered the epitome of Englishness but it was his internationalism that defined his writing.
Why we don’t need one World Poetry Day a year to savour the joys of poetry  Scroll.inI don't need World Poetry Day to make a strong case for poetry. Those who read poetry will always do it. And those who write it may always carry an unfinished ...
Live poetry is thriving 21st Mar 2019  Deccan HeraldAs we celebrate World Poetry Day today, Metrolife spoke to few Bengaluru-based poets and venue owners about the debate on classical vs modern poetry and ...
Life, liberty and the pursuit of poetry | Letters  The GuardianSimon Jenkins (Being allowed to end one's life is the ultimate human right, 22 March) confuses a right with a liberty. I am at liberty to take my own life, in the ...
China's Newest Online Celebrity is a "Poetry-Quoting Hobo"  RADIIA homeless Shanghai man fond of quoting poetry and philosophy has appealed to short video fans to stay away after shooting to fame on the internet in China.
Poetry in translation  Times of MaltaMetaphors, images, figurative language and rhyme play essential roles in the writing of poetry – yet how are they to be translated into another language?
Poets Of Colour On Instagram To Follow Right Now, Because Your Feed Needs This Everyday Inspiration  BustleThe landscape of poetry is changing. And fast. Thanks to the internet and social media, this ancient literary art form is escaping the confines of anthologies and ...
Poetry wasn't his thing. Now this Burlington teen is the state's Poetry Out Loud champ  Hartford CourantBurlington teen Evan Reynolds is Connecticut champion of the nationwide Poetry Out Loud competiion and will be traveling to Washington, D.C. to compete in ...
National poetry program provides students opportunity  Plumas County NewspapersIn recognition of “artistic prowess in pursuit of the fine arts” read the certificates the Poetry Out Loud champions were awarded March 11 by the California Arts ...
Oxford’s thriving poetry scene  Financial TimesFrom Robert Graves to WH Auden, Elizabeth Jennings to Alice Oswald — when it comes to poetry, Oxford enjoys a long and rich tradition. And it is one that lives ...
Joseph Eliyia, the Jewish Messiah of Greek Poetry  Tablet MagazineMarch 25 is Greek Independence Day, but it is also the day when, in 1944, Nazis destroyed the heart of Romaniote Jewry in Ioannina. To many in Greece and ...
Rio Ferdinand and Olly Murs pick Premier League poetry winners  BBC NewsPop star Olly Murs and former footballer Rio Ferdinand have picked a poem about diversity by a class of five-year-olds as the winner of a national competition.
Ottawa's new poet laureate wants to bring poetry to the people  CBC.caOttawa's new English-language poet laureate is on a mission to bring poetry to the people. "My overarching goal is to find ways to bring the benefits of poetry, ...
13 New Poetry Collections You Need To Read This Spring If you're having a rough  BustleIf you're having a rough go of it this spring, don't worry. I've got 11 poetry collections to read that will reflect your inner world and open you up to a whole new ...
"Revolutionise the literature of an entire continent": African Poetry Prize shortlist announced  Brunel University NewsUp-and-coming poets from five African nations have been shortlisted for the seventh Brunel International African Poetry Prize – a major annual celebration of the ...
Byo poet fuses poetry and music  zbc.co.zwMar 25, 2019 | Entertainment & Arts | 0 |. Poet Likhwa Ncube is incorporating some catchy melodies in his rich poetry in a new single which also features IYASA's ...
W&L's Leah Naomi Green Wins Walt Whitman Award for Poetry  Washington and Lee University News OfficeLeah Naomi Green, a visiting assistant professor of English at Washington and Lee University, was selected by Li-Young Lee as the winner of the 2019 Walt ...
Poetry through songs 16th Mar 2019  Deccan HeraldIn India, nothing can bring people close to poetry than film songs, be it in any language. Many would remember the stunning lyrics of poets or lyricists such as ...
High on poetry  Deccan ChronicleAs Hyderabadis come together to celebrate World Poetry Day, we talked to enthusiasts about their take on the poetry scene in the city.
"Shout" -- A Powerful New Memoir in Poetry by Laurie Halse Anderson  Public Radio TulsaOur guest is the bestselling young-adult writer Laurie Halse Anderson, who is widely known and appreciated for the brave manner in which she writes about,
Hennessy 2019 nominees: First Fiction, Emerging Poetry, Emerging Fiction  The Irish TimesFiction and poetry are stateless pursuits. Whether on the page or through the spoken word they reach beyond frontiers, and even time. Their world dwells in the ...
DeMONT: Words that ring with poetry and bulge with meaning  TheChronicleHerald.caThe other day I saw someone trying to push a truck out of some sand on a beach and, since the hard work seemed about done, offered to lend a hand. As the ...
Li-Young Lee Selects Leah Naomi Green As 2019 Walt Whitman Award Recipient  Broadway WorldThe Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce that Li-Young Lee has selected Leah Naomi Green as the recipient of the 2019 Walt Whitman Award ...
Submissions open for issue two of 20.35 Africa: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry  TimesLIVESubmit your work by April 9 to stand a chance to be published in 20.35 Africa: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry.
Listen to T.S. Eliot Reflect on Poetry  The New York TimesThe 92nd Street Y has released a 1950 recording in which the poet talks about live vs. recorded readings and how to pace a public performance.
W.S. Merwin, Poet of Life’s Damnable Evanescence, Dies at 91  The New York TimesW. S. Merwin, a formidable American poet who for more than 60 years labored under a formidable poetic yoke: the imperative of using language — an ...
‘How my debut poetry manuscript was edited to become a full-fledged book’  Scroll.inOnce a year, The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective runs a poetry prize through which they choose three poets with full-length poetry manuscripts to mentor over ...
Upcoming Poetry Slam Gives Local Students Chance To Be Heard 'Louder Than A Bomb'  WVXUThe Louder Than a Bomb poetry slam, started in Chicago in 2001, was created to give young people a forum to speak out and to be heard. The poetry contest.
Science and poetry  INQUIRER.net“Eyes, nose, lips…” Ma'am Caling taught in a sing-song voice. The class parroted her movements: We touched the eyes, nose and lips and called them “eyes,” ...
The Monitor :: Local Poets Commemorate International Poetry Day  Mmegi OnlineThe Ministry Of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development went into partnership with The Black African Poets Organisation with the main aim of ...
Notebook of Poetry Penned by Bonnie and Clyde Set to Go on Auction  Smithsonian.comBonnie Parker's poetry has long provided a portal into the fleeting lives of Depression-era America's most notorious pair of outlaws. But as Alison Flood reports ...
Poetry Beyond Bars: Poem-a-Day Highlights Work of Incarcerated Writers  Book RiotFor five days this February, Poem-a-Day shared the work of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated writers in a series curated by poet Clint Smith.
Banjo Paterson: Bush poet Geoffrey Graham brings legends to life  The Weekly TimesBANJO Paterson may have died almost 80 years ago, but when Geoffrey Graham dons suit, hat and makeup, the great Australian bush poet is very much alive.
Poetry with George Kalogeris and David Ferry | Boston University World of Ideas  WBURThis week we have a reading by poets George Kalogeris and David Ferry. The event was presented by the Boston University Center for Interdisciplinary ...
Shaikh Mohammad launches 'For the Love of Horses'  gulfnews.comDubai: A unique book of poetry titled 'For the Love of Horses' was launched in Dubai on Tuesday, ahead of the Dubai World Cup 2019 on March 30.
Four women poets who will take you on an alternative journey through Welsh history  The Conversation - UKFrom speaking out over domestic abuse in medieval times to telling the realities of war, these female poets present a very different version of Welsh life.
Wick partners with Academy of American Poets to introduce 'Emerge' on Poets.org  Kent WiredThe Wick Poetry Center is partnering with the Academy of American Poets to launch a web-based version of their program, “Emerge,” on Poets.org, according to ...
Al Mahmud (1936-2019): Bangladesh’s controversial poet will be remembered as one of the greats  Scroll.inNo poet courted controversy but he remained one of the most loved and towering figures in poetry in both Bangladesh and in West Bengal.
10 poetry collections to read if your soul needs some healing  HelloGigglesIn honor of World Poetry Day, these must-read poetry collections will heal your soul. See our full list of recommendations here.
W.S. Merwin, Poet Who Saw Rhyme, and Reason, in Nature  The WireW.S. Merwin, one of the most prolific poets of the 21st century, died yesterday in his sleep at his house in Ha'iku, on the northeast coast of Maui.
Brazil has football and, in the way that gifts align, Ireland has poetry  The Irish TimesCurating A Deeper Country: the latest edition of Belfast's Poetry Jukebox honours CS Lewis.
4 collections from Oregon poets that examine nature, love, loss and more  OregonLiveHere's a look at four new and noteworthy poetry collections from Oregon poets. Carl Adamshick: “Birches” (Four Way Books, 88 pages, $15.95). “Now I live ...
Pound, Politics and Poetry  TPMThe global revival of fascism and white nationalism has gotten me re-reading some of the writers part of the original fascist wave, especially the American poet ...
Hamilton's Carvens Lissaint Takes Aim with His New Book of Poetry and Shares His Story of Rising Up  Broadway.com"Young, scrappy and hungry" are the adjectives Lin-Manuel Miranda memorably uses to describe Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton, but he could have just as well ...
Sharing his work: Meet local poet John Thurman  KJCT8.comGRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT) -- A local man is proving you're never too old to learn something new. John Thurman has been a soldier and a ...
On World Poetry Day, remembering the friendship between Pablo Neruda and a postman  FirstpostOn World Poetry Day, Baradwaj Rangan revisits Il Postino, Michael Radford's 1994 masterpiece, which imagines a fictional friendship between Pablo Neruda ...
Leanne O’Sullivan wins first Farmgate Market Cafe National Poetry Award  The Irish TimesNew award exclusively for books by poets resident in Ireland.
'We donte want to hurt anney one': Bonnie and Clyde's poetry revealed  The GuardianFamily notebook appears to show that both of the notorious Depression-era outlaws turned their hand to verse.
Students state champs in humorous interpretation, poetry  Valley morning StarHarlingen CISD students earned two top spots at the Texas Forensic Association state competition held in Houston this.
'Every Thing Every Time' builds poetry from the smart city  EngadgetJust opposite the Austin Convention Center there's a mechanical split-flap display -- the kind you might see in a 20th century train station -- propped on a sli...
'Songlines are our poems, they are the maps of our journeys'  National Indigenous TimesA First Nations poetry program is teaching the younger generation to create poetry in language, liberate ideas of identity and culture, and to learn about the ...
American Life in Poetry: ‘Happiness’  The Spokesman-ReviewIs it worse to live in a city where you can't see a big storm coming until it's right on top of you, or to be out on the plains where you can see it coming for almost too ...
Poetry for peace: ‘Delay The War, It Is Better,’ wrote Sahir Ludhianvi  Scroll.inAn English translation of the poet's verses written for India and Pakistan at the time of the Tashkent peace agreement of 1966, which resolved the 1965 war.
Poetry teacher will be missed  Kennebec Journal & Morning SentinelMy friend and mentor “Ted” Bookey passed away March. We met 12 years ago in his Joy of Poetry class at University of Maine at Augusta's Senior College.
The Fall 2019 Valentino Collection Included Poetry From Greta Bellamacina, Yrsa Daley-Ward, Mustafa The Poet, and Robert Montgomery  VogueLove was in the air at Valentino's Fall 2019 show today. A week after the Oscars, Pierpaolo Piccioli's focus shifted from Gemma Chan's couture and Frances ...
Real life creates a recipe for baker's poetry  Minnesota Public Radio NewsMaster baker Danny Klecko's St. Agnes Bakery was the official bread supplier for the Super Bowl and they had a huge number of orders. Then ICE informed him ...
Spoken-Word Poetry’s Dynamic Duo  The New YorkerMichele Moses on a recent, sold-out show where Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye performed poems about divorce, long-distance relationships, and whale hearts.
Ode to the world wide web: Anglophone poetry in the post-Internet, post social-media era  The HinduIn the countdown to World Poetry Day, we look at how much Anglophone poetry has changed. The market-unaware Indian poet of the 80s, faintly apologetic ...
US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith brings poetry to the airwaves  KALWUnited States Poet Laureate and Fairfield local Tracy K. Smith has a new literary project, and this time it's on the airwaves. It's called "The Slowdown".
Soundin' Off: The Last Poets come to Peggy's Skylight  LeftLionThe Last Poets were the first wordsmiths that preceded hip-hop. Our Will had a fascinating chat with original Poets member Abiodun Oyewole ahead of their ...
SOJA Poetry in Motion Tour 2019 Photos  AltWireSOJA has kicked off their spring and summer tour and our team got to catch them at Viera, off The Sunshine State's Space Coast, during its annual Sea Food ...
As the city's iconic poet turns 100, the Beat Generation celebrates in San Francisco  CNNAs firebrand poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti turns 100, we explore the pockets of Beat Generation culture still alive in his beloved San Francisco.
From soccer to sonnets: Frank Skinner plans to bring poetry to the masses  The GuardianThe comedian and radio DJ Frank Skinner is usually associated more with football chants than the sonorous stanzas of TS Eliot or Philip Larkin. But Skinner ...
The best recent poetry – review roundup | Books  The GuardianKingdomland by Rachael Allen; Gen by Jonathan Edwards; Magical Negro by Morgan Parker; and Counting Backwards: Poems 1975-2017 by Helen Dunmore.
Put poetry and plays on the agenda for the weekend  CBC.caLooking for something to do this weekend? Here are a few ideas. Local poets. "I'm always a little astonished when people tell me that they just don't like poetry," ...
The Best Poets On Instagram  Vogue.co.ukOn World Poetry Day Vogue meets six poets taking Instagram by storm - including Nikita Gill and Lang Leav.
Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith brings poetry to the airwaves  KALWUnited States Poet Laureate and Fairfield local Tracy K. Smith has a new literary project, and this time it's on the airwaves. It's called "The Slowdown".
Swiecki represents the county well at statewide poetry event  Mariposa GazetteHannah Swiecki, a senior at Mariposa County High School, recently represented the county at the California Poetry Out Loud state finals, a national poetry.
Lawrence Ferlinghetti Celebrates 100th Birthday With A New Book, 'Little Boy'  NPRThe Beat Generation icon and owner of City Lights bookstore and press in San Francisco is still writing. He celebrates his centennial March 24, and his new ...
Poet Urvashi Bahuguna On Her Debut ‘Terrarium’ and Its Inspirations  HuffPost IndiaUrvashi Bahuguna's debut poetry collection, Terrarium, is the poetry of our planet. While deeply rooted in the Indian imagery of mangoes, mud and monsoons, ...
‘We have heard your call’: Gulzar replies to Javed Akhtar’s stirring poem asking writers to speak up  Scroll.in“Will there be singing in the dark times. Yes there will be songs of the dark times.” In this short poem with three verses, Gulzar responds to Javed Akhtar's ...
Houston Kicks Off Its First International Poetry Film Festival  Houston Public MediaA collaborative art form that is not often showcased by itself will now have its own festival in Houston.
World Poetry Day: Celebrating Kenyan queens of verse  nation.co.keYou can't start a story about poetry without a bit of poetry.
Red Room Poetry expands Poetry in First Languages schools program to QLD, NT, ACT  Books+PublishingPurchase a subscription to view job ads and other premium *content* on Books+Publishing.
Poetry Is Back In Fashion  Vogue.co.ukPoetry is back in fashion... and back on the catwalk. Pierpaolo Piccioli collaborated with four contemporary poets on his AW19 Valentino collection.
Poetry round-up: Mary Noonan’s second collection is a bit of a surprise  The Irish TimesPlus new poetry from Hannah Sullivan and Marilyn Hacker.
ASU author's new poetry book wrestles with hope, lament in climate change  The State PressSally Ball wrestles with environmental crises in her new poetry book, slated to launch at Changing Hands Bookstore in Phoenix in April.
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: New Book Highlights the Poetry of Mister Rogers's Music  Mental FlossThe book highlights classic songs such as "It's You I Like," as well as lesser-known ditties that Mr. Rogers performed on his show.
In new book, Rider English professor pairs physics and poetry  News at RiderIn his new book, Scribes of Space, Dr. Matthew Boyd Goldie argues that the conception of space underwent critical transformations between the 13th and 15th ...
Twelve beautifully poignant poem lines worth reading on World Poetry Day  image.ieThese words of poetry will stay with you long after reading. Guaranteed.
Rhythms in the poetry of Dylan Thomas - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg PostRhythm is what makes us want to remember poems. And those of a certain age and time remember “scansion” in an 8th grade classroom, where we frequently ...
Future Doctors Open Their Minds to Poetry  UANewsMost days, first-year medical students spend their time in classrooms and laboratories studying subjects like anatomy and pathology or learning clinical skills by ...
WS Merwin obituary | Books  The GuardianWS Merwin, who has died aged 91, was one of the most honoured and prolific poets in the US. He published some 25 books of poetry, two of which won the ...
Formal Salutations: New & Selected Poems by William Baer  Angelus NewsThe History of Western Poetry,” one of the shortest poems in William Baer's collection of new and selected works, encapsulates his tone and method. “Meter, of ...
KidsPost contest: Go nuts for poetry in the Squirrel Haiku Contest  The Washington PostWe're celebrating National Poetry Month and Squirrel Week by showcasing your creativity.
ART BRIEFS: Local poet to have reading; hoopnet demonstration; local artist to paint with children  Brown County DemocratResident poet will read selections, sign books BLOOMINGTON — A poetry reading and book signing by Andrew Hubbard of Brown County will begin at 5:30 ...
Budget Time At The Legislature, In Poetry  Honolulu Civil Beat"Let's look at these fine audits," said the Chairman. "Let's put you to the test.”
Northcoast Prep Academy sophomore wins Poetry Out Loud competition  Eureka Times StandardNorthcoast Preparatory Academy sophomore Acacia Castillo said she was surprised to win Humboldt County's Poetry Out Loud competition, held Feb. 10 at the ...
Time for Some Depression-Era Gangster Poetry  JezebelGather around, my thieving internet children, today we'll be reading the rotten prosody of undying outlaws.
Spoken Word Poet Asma Elbadawi On Learning To Embrace Femininity & Her Natural Hair  BustleBorn in Sudan, Asma Elbadawi and her family relocated to Bradford when she was a baby. A keen sportswoman, she successfully petitioned the International ...
World Poetry Day: Best Instagram poets to make you laugh, cry and think  The IndependentPoetry was once considered a dying art. At least, it was until Instagram came along and gave this underappreciated literary form a contemporary platform, one ...
Poetry saves man from the noose  The HinduPoems written by a condemned man became a reason for the Supreme Court to spare him from the gallows. Dyaneshwar Suresh Borkar's poems that he wrote ...
Charles Bernstein: Poetry in Solidarity with the Iranian People  Fair ObserverIn this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to renowned American poet and literary scholar Charles Bernstein.
Local flutist performs original music to accompany Oscar Wilde's poetry  The Oakland PressThe Ferndale Library welcomes children of all ages to an event featuring the music of flutist Chelsea Koziatek and celebrating the work of historical playwright ...
'Poetry Toast': Join the 6th Annual Meri Goyette Arts Awards Luncheon  Manchester Ink LinkNASHUA, NH — Celebrate Nashua's vibrant arts scene, the spoken word, and this year's Arts Awards honorees with a champagne lunch, performances, awards ...
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Poetry ?Reborn? Emerges In Thriller Mystery Novel

Since Mohamed Ali?then Cassius Clay?announced that he had written "The... Read More

Ceasar Vallejo: Black Roses [In English and Spanish]

Cesar Vallejo: Black RosesBow down your head ol' poet- To... Read More

Beautiful Dreamer, Stephen Foster, Americas First Folk Song Writer

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

Savage Nature: The Life of Ted Hughes

One of the most important poets of the post-war period,... Read More

Death & the Supernatural: Poetry/Five Poems

Supernatural PoetryHere are five poems,-what I call-death and supernatural poems.... Read More

Farewell to Lester Graybill

I never met a man, who could shake my hand,... Read More

Never Ever More

Once upon a midnight dreary, coffee cold and vision... Read More

Kens Poem

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

Ambiguity and Abstraction in Bob Dylan?s Lyrics

To many people contemporary poetry is a turn-off. The reason... Read More

Mechanical Poetry - Part Three

Have you ever read the lyrics of a Simon and... Read More

Since Youve Been Gone...

My life has changedin so so many waysIt seems to... Read More

Burning Autumn Leaves [a poem in Spanish and English]

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

Caught in the Arms of ED

YOU MIGHT THINK I AM STRONGI THINK YOU GOT IT... Read More

The Art of Receiving Poetic Critique

You can show your poem to your mom, your spouse,... Read More

Three Poems and Paradise Lost [One for Hell, One for Heaven one for an Inca King]

The Torrents of HellHell's furnace- Likened to a chimney Vomits... Read More

My Grannio

I never thought I would have to say GOODBYE to... Read More

Mother, I Dont Mind The Pain

I am among those who know that one never recovers... Read More

Exalted Poetry; Two poem [and commentary]

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

Shadows of the Andes; Ollantayambo; and Cesar Vallejo [Poems in English and Spanish]

1) Shadows of the Andes [or: Song to the Andes]I... Read More

An Old Wood Pile [a poem with notes]

Old skin, once held tight Against her skeleton- Rose no... Read More

Barriers

There are many times I set up barriers and walls,... Read More

Three Poems: The Monkey Man of Lima, Plus Two More

What Hides behind the Minute?What hides behind the minute? It... Read More

Learn About Love From Poet Rumi

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

Man Unbowed [A poem]

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