Poetry spot: 'Molcajete' by Annaleez Fishkind AZCentral
Poetry spot is part of a collaboration with local poets to bring poetry closer to the center of our everyday lives.
Poet looks to past for future inspiration The Riverdale Press
Sarah Stern is constantly bringing poetry to the table. It all began when she was about to graduate from middle school. At the time, Stern was required to “bring ...
How the Chemical Brothers turned answering-machine poetry into dance-floor epics Leader-Telegram
LOS ANGELES — The first sample that the Chemical Brothers locked down when building their new record, “No Geography,” made its way into the present from ...
Simon Armitage Is U.K.’s New Poet Laureate The New York Times
The role was previously declined by another distinguished poet, Imtiaz Dharker, who would have been the first person of color to hold it.
KFAC to host poetry workshop Morehead State University News
The Kentucky Folk Art Center will host the “Getting Started with Poetry” workshop, Saturday, May 25 from 1 to 3 p.m..
Roosevelt Students Showcase Winning Poetry at BOE Meeting TAPinto.net
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Several third and fourth graders from Roosevelt Elementary School put on a poetic presentation at the May 15 board of education ...
Finding Your Inner Poet The Nerd Daily
Interested in poetry and thinking about writing some of your own poems, but don't know where to begin? We've made a beginners guide to poetry!
OpenAI’s new language AI is available to try yourself Vox.com
An Elon-Musk-founded AI research lab just unveiled GPT-2, a pretty decent text generator.
James Matthew Wilson on What Poetry Is, and Isn’t National Review
James Matthew Wilson is an award-winning professor of religion and literature at Villanova University and the author of two poetry collections, Some Permanent ...
“Poetry,” by Greg Jackson The New Yorker
Fiction by Greg Jackson: “The volcano was there, and so we had to climb it. That was how things shook out for me.”
Arundhati Subramaniam’s book of poems offers up a world viewed with quiet wisdom and fresh insight - Scroll.in
Arundhati Subramaniam’s book of poems offers up a world viewed with quiet wisdom and fresh insight Scroll.in
The poems in 'Love Without A Story' allow us to peep into intimate moments that we were perhaps not supposed to be part of.
Where Poetry Fights for Justice, Flowers Bloom Monica Uszerowicz 05.17.2019 Cultured Magazine
Watch an exclusive video of the opening night for 'Where the Land is Free,' an exhibition presented by VOICES: Poetry for the People on view at Bakehouse Art ...
Poetry for People Who Hate Poetry, No. 9 Cleveland Scene
This is the ninth column in a monthly series by Dave Lucas, the Poet Laureate of the State of Ohio. You can read his previous...
'Simon Armitage knows where the heffalump traps are': Andrew Motion on how to be poet laureate - The Guardian
'Simon Armitage knows where the heffalump traps are': Andrew Motion on how to be poet laureate The Guardian
The former laureate praises the appointment of Armitage, who will make the most of a role that has become less about 'royal stuff' and more about the poetry of ...
Who needs poetry? We all do – and we need it now The Guardian
In an age in which we flee from ambiguity and complexity, poetry gives us permission to wonder.
The Bookey Readings poetry series event set for May 17 Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
As part of The Harlow's ongoing poetry series, The Bookey Readings at The Harlow, poets Jane Brox and Betsy Scholl will share their spoken word in an art ...
Poetry from Independent Voices JSTOR Daily
Reveal Digital's open access "Independent Voices" collection includes many digitized literary magazines. Those interested in poetry should take note.
A Bouquet Of Poets For National Poetry Month NPR
Looks like this year, April showers brought April flowers. As in, a bouquet of outstanding poets. So stop and smell the roses, my friends.
Saudi Poetry Retired to Old Friends BloodHorse.com
Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Center near Georgetown, Ky., is happy to announce May 16 that grade 2 winner Saudi Poetry has been pensioned at ...
Naomi Shihab Nye is first Arab American author named Young People's Poet Laureate - Los Angeles Times
Naomi Shihab Nye is first Arab American author named Young People's Poet Laureate Los Angeles Times
Naomi Shihab Nye has become the first Arab American author to be named the Young People's Poet Laureate.
13 Poets Laureate Receive Fellowships for Civic Projects The New York Times
The poets, from 10 different states, will receive a combined $1 million to establish projects like writing workshops and readings in their communities.
‘Attention Is the Beginning of Devotion’ The Atlantic
The late poet Mary Oliver warned against looking without noticing. In an age of distraction, her work is more urgent than ever.
These Poets Are Dedicated to Elevating and Preserving the Artform The Root
Editor's note: This week, for National Poetry Month, we're featuring 37 up-and-coming black poets who we expect do amazing work over the next decade.
Google's poetry algorithm automates teen angst Engadget
Roses are red, violets are blue, poetry is hard, but now a machine will do it for you. From today, you can use Google's AI to create a unique "poem portrait," an ...
Poetry spot: 'Turn on Other Lights' by Kelly Nelson AZCentral
Poetry spot is part of a collaboration with local poets to bring poetry closer to the center of our everyday lives.
Poetry Out Loud 2019: High School Students Compete For Cash NPR
On Wednesday evening, nine high school students will compete for the title of national champion of Poetry Out Loud, a kind of annual spelling bee for poetry.
In ‘Swift,’ David Baker’s Poetry Stitches the Fractured World Into Art The New York Times
For almost 40 years, in the extreme suburbs and the diminishing countryside, Baker has worked to see and describe things as though for the first time.
Poetry Month: Hanif Abdurraqib, Yanyi And Franny Choi NPR
April is the most poetic month, and we're celebrating by asking poets Hanif Abdurraqib, Yanyi, and Franny Choi to talk about what inspires them to write, and ...
Senior college students publish first poetry book Lewiston Sun Journal
LEWISTON — The USM Lewiston Auburn Senior College students had their first poetry book, “Wit, Wisdom and Whimsy,” published recently. Another book will ...
Stand Out – Poetry Positively Naperville
When most people think of poetry, they think of a poem written hundreds of years ago in language that is confusing to the modern reader. However, modern ...
Throwing Weight Into Sound: Kaveh Akbar on Poetry and Power The New Yorker
Kevin Young interviews the poet Kaveh Akbar about politics, poetry, and his poem “The Palace,” which appears on newyorker.com.
#NPRPoetry Month: Poet Danez Smith NPR
NPR's Michel Martin talks Twitter poetry with Danez Smith, co-host of The Poetry Foundation's VS podcast.
Four New Poetry Collections Confront Despair With Wonder The New York Times
In “Doomstead Days,” Brian Teare tracks climate change on his walks. In “Sight Lines,” Arthur Sze balances firing squads and rowboats. In “Brute,” Emily Skaja ...
Inaugural poet Blanco reads at Hutchinson - Belfast - Waldo - Republican Journal - Republican Journal
Inaugural poet Blanco reads at Hutchinson - Belfast - Waldo - Republican Journal Republican Journal
BELFAST — Celebrating the union of diversity, imagery and poetry, the public is warmly invited to attend a free talk and reading by internationally acclaimed ...
Poetry And Science, Under The Same Roof Science Friday
A wordsmith and an astrophysicist on why scientists have long been drawn to creative takes on science—and why creativity is central to scientific thought.
Les Murray, poet and 'gentle titan of Australian letters', dies aged 80 The Guardian
Australia's most renowned contemporary poet published close to 30 volumes of work.
'Through poetry, I show there is more to my city than murder and trafficking' - Positive News - Positive.News
'Through poetry, I show there is more to my city than murder and trafficking' - Positive News Positive.News
A group of friends from Salvador in north-east Brazil are using spoken word to transform the way people see their city. From creating a cultural space in their ...
Les Murray: 'Subhuman redneck' and great Australian poet BBC News
Les Murray called himself a "subhuman redneck", but the Australian poet and writer was also "the patron saint of misfits" who sang the nation's landscape, ...
Remembering Omar Khayyam: 10 Rubaiyat by the poet on his birth anniversary The Indian Express
Omar Khayyam Quotes, Books and Poems: Astronomer, Persian poet and mathematician, Omar Khayyam is known for his contribution in the fields of poetry.
Can Poetry Move Readers to Take Climate Action? Pacific Standard
A new anthology urges us to look at the Earth with renewed wonder—and then to take action in its defense.
Hunt for next poet laureate still on as Imtiaz Dharker says no to job The Guardian
Pakistani-born British poet declines 'huge honour' as speculation switches to remaining contenders to succeed Carol Ann Duffy.
The British Podcast awards - why George the Poet swept the board The Guardian
As its five gold awards testify, the spoken word artist's eight-part podcast is a unique mix of music, drama, news and poetry.
Australia's Poet | Kevin Hart First Things
The Australian poet Les A. Murray (1938–2019) was born in Nabiac on the north coast of New South Wales. He deeply loved this part of the country all his life, ...
How Poetry Helps Me Face an Invisible Illness Sojourners
I wrote the poem “I don't want to be in my body no more” for myself. I needed to come to terms with what my body is experiencing. If I'm being honest, I still ...
‘How to Love a Country’ and other best poetry collections to read this month The Washington Post
Richard Blanco, who read at President Obama's second inauguration, wrestles with the contradictions of American history in his latest book of poems, “How to ...
Poetry spot: 'El Día de la Virgen' by Jacqueline Aguilar AZCentral
Poetry spot is part of a collaboration with local poets to bring poetry closer to the center of our everyday lives.
Northfield, Minn., high school student wins national poetry competition Star Tribune
Every year for four years, Northfield, Minn., student Isabella Callery has entered the Poetry Out Loud competition. And every year for three years she got as far as ...
OPRF grad is the new U.S. Youth Poet Laureate Wednesday Journal
Sometimes it starts with a title. Or a framework. But no matter how it forms on the page, writing poetry for Kara Jackson is intentional.
Skinhead laureate: How Philly poets feel betrayed by former revered poet with white nationalist past - Philly.com
Skinhead laureate: How Philly poets feel betrayed by former revered poet with white nationalist past Philly.com
Frank Sherlock, Philadelphia's second poet laureate, was in a white nationalist punk band in 1988.
Les Murray, Dissident Poet | David Mason First Things
Les Murray, who died at age 80 on April 29, has been called Australia's greatest poet, but such an encomium meant little to him. Murray grew up in dire poverty ...
Cowboy poetry, emancipation and a wolf on tap this weekend | Best Bets Tallahassee.com
Here are a few choices to consider for your weekend plans.
Young poets honored at Maija Golden Poetry Rebel awards in Long Hill New Jersey Hills
LONG HILL TWP. - Young poets across all grade levels were recognized for their submissions to the third annual Poetry Rebel Awards hosted by the Maija ...
‘I Lost My Body’ Film Review: Bizarre Animated Film Finds Graphic Poetry in a Severed Hand - TheWrap
‘I Lost My Body’ Film Review: Bizarre Animated Film Finds Graphic Poetry in a Severed Hand TheWrap
Cannes 2019: The story of a hand trying to find the body it once belonged to could nudge director Jeremy Clapin toward the top rank of film animators.
Andy Kissane's generous poems welcome you in and demand little in return Sydney Morning Herald
POETRY. The Tomb of the Unknown Artist. Andy Kissane. Puncher & Wattmann, $25. Ask someone why they don't read more poetry and they'll probably say the ...
These Queer Poets Expand on Black Life Through Their Work The Root
Editor's note: For National Poetry Month, we're featuring 37 up-and-coming black poets this week who we expect to do amazing work over the next decade.
Poetry Out Loud Winner: Isabella Callery NPR
The National Champion of this year's Poetry Out Loud competition was announced Wednesday. Isabella Callery recites "Thoughtless Cruelty" by Charles Lamb.
No rhyme or reason for age limit on Oxford poetry professorship The Guardian
Letters: Oxford university's search for a new poetry professor smacks of youthism, says Michael Horovitz, while Christine Elliott reflects on the hunt for the next ...
Is Yoko Ono Underappreciated as a Poet? Chicagomag.com
In Yoko Ono: Poetry, Painting, Music, Objects, Events, and Wish Trees (May 10 to August 22), the Poetry Foundation spotlights Grapefruit, a lyrical book of life ...
'Don't Be Late for Poetry': Grim Jackson Afro American
As young Grim Jackson took to the stage for “Don't Be Late For Poetry” earlier this month at the Arena Players, no one knew what to expect as he began with a ...
Poet laureate Claudia Castro Luna wins $100,000 to bring poetry to the Columbia River - The Spokesman-Review
Poet laureate Claudia Castro Luna wins $100,000 to bring poetry to the Columbia River The Spokesman-Review
Castro Luna's winning proposal is to convene a series of poetry writing workshops and readings along the entire length of the Columbia River, from the point it ...
Poetry Society of Virginia's annual Poetry Festival moves to William and Mary Virginia Gazette
This year's Poetry Society of Virginia's Poetry Festival will be held at the College of William and Mary for the first time.
Too Old to Be a Poetry Professor at Oxford Inside Higher Ed
The University of Oxford introduced a rule in 2017 mandating that all professors retire before their 69th birthday. That rule applies to all fields and would violate ...
Poetry Reading | Other Frederick News Post
By Sarah McCartt-Jackson, artist-in-residence at Catoctin Mountain Park. Author of "Stonelight," which won the Weatherford Prize in poetry and the Airlie Prize; ...
FIRST ON FOX | A look at ex-mayor Catherine Pugh's poetry book Fox Baltimore
BALTIMORE (WBFF) - Federal investigators raided former Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh's home and City Hall office more than two weeks ago. But there's ...
San Antonio–Based Poet Naomi Shihab Nye Named Young People’s Poet Laureate Texas Monthly
“Poetry lives everywhere,” says poet Naomi Shihab Nye, who was named the Young People's Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation today. “Whether it's in a ...
Column: When giving advice to graduates, I turn to poetry Chicago Tribune
May is the month when graduation ceremonies are held at universities across the country. Students who spent the last four years, or maybe more, pursuing a ...
'They deserve to be heard’: Poetry project gives a voice to English language learners - Hawaii News Now
'They deserve to be heard’: Poetry project gives a voice to English language learners Hawaii News Now
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Farrington High School student Jalen Espejo wrote a poem about leaving the Philippines to live in Hawaii. It's a happy and sad ...
Poetry and cultures of feedback The Irish Times
Sampling huge swathes of text renders This Is No Longer Entertainment a documentary poem.
A visionary poet of the everyday Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Poet Michael Wurster's fourth collection of poems highlights life's ordinary moments with images that are both surreal and sublime.
Award-Winning Poet Mary Mackey Shares Her Inspiration Capital Public Radio News
Sacramento writer Mary Mackey, who was recently awarded the 2019 Eric Hoffer Book Award, discusses the book that earned her the award and the ...
Poet Franny Choi Reads From Her New Book 'Soft Science' NPR
Poet Franny Choi reads a poem from her new book Soft Science and describes how poets of color are supporting each other. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:.
Just Us: These Black Poets Use the Power of Their Words to Highlight Injustice The Root
Editor's note: This week, for National Poetry Month, we're featuring 37 up-and-coming black poets—including one today who is much more well-known but in a ...
Poet Karla Huston brings 'a sparkling enthusiasm' to arts leadership Appleton Post Crescent
This feature is part of a seven-day series featuring the 2019 honorees of Celebrating Volunteers, a collaborative effort between The Post-Crescent and the ...
On Poetry And Hearing Hartford Courant
Genie Johnson hit the jackpot this year when she was named a Connecticut Student Poet by the Connecticut Poetry Circuit. Johnson is a student at Quinebaug ...
West Haven man named city’s first poet laureate New Haven Register
WEST HAVEN — An acclaimed poet and lifelong Westie who long ago wrote poems about life in Allingtown and memories of Savin Rock, has been named the ...
'Don't Be Late for Poetry': Black Chakra Afro American
Interview by Betty Harvin, Special to the AFRO. Jacob Mayberry, a Baltimore spoken word artist, emcee, National Poetry Slam champion, Texas Grand Slam ...
Japanese Day of Exile remembered in art and poetry Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Mukai Farm & Garden will install “Nisei Trilogy,” a commemorative work of art, at its Day of Exile open house, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at Mukai Farm ...
Fafnir’s heart: A legend from Norse mythology inspires an anthology of poetry from across the world - Scroll.in
Fafnir’s heart: A legend from Norse mythology inspires an anthology of poetry from across the world Scroll.in
Fafnir the Dragon lives in Norse mythology. Like all dragons he breathes fire and guards treasure; he is greedy. But he holds a secret. A taste of his large heart ...
'Poetry saved my life': Indiana poets are healing and connecting with their communities - Indianapolis Star
'Poetry saved my life': Indiana poets are healing and connecting with their communities Indianapolis Star
April is National Poetry Month. Poets in Indiana say poetry is vital and can help people change their lives.
Nazis silenced him, but his poetry lives on in new opera coming to SF - The Jewish News of Northern California
Nazis silenced him, but his poetry lives on in new opera coming to SF The Jewish News of Northern California
The Hungarian poet Miklós Radnóti didn't think of himself as a Jew. He'd changed his family name from Glatter and even converted to Catholicism. But all the ...
Zion Williamson's High School Teacher: 'He's a Hell of a Poet' Sports Illustrated
Williamson developed a love for poetry during a daily creative writing class at Spartanburg Day School.
'Voices of Poetry’ holds readings in cafes. Now, they read poetry in a Paterson boxing gym - NorthJersey.com
'Voices of Poetry’ holds readings in cafes. Now, they read poetry in a Paterson boxing gym NorthJersey.com
Voices of Poetry typically holds readings in libraries, cafes and bookstores. Now, they held one in a boxing ring.
Poetry Foundation Names Beloved San Antonio Poet, Author and Educator Naomi Shihab Nye Young People’s Poet Laureate - San Antonio Current
Poetry Foundation Names Beloved San Antonio Poet, Author and Educator Naomi Shihab Nye Young People’s Poet Laureate San Antonio Current
Many Texans — myself included — were fortunate enough to become familiar with esteemed Palestinian-American poet, author and educator Naomi Shihab ...
Young Hamilton poets drop words Louder Than a Bomb CBC.ca
Dennis Scherle came very close to flunking high school before he was introduced to poetry. His Grade 12 philosophy teacher offered him the chance to write a ...
Jamila Woods: Legacy! Legacy! review – poetry in motion The Guardian
She might be an up-and-coming soul singer, but US poet and activist Jamila Woods is a team player. Her second album is also a showcase for other people's ...
Katie Porter receives the gift of poetry for Mother's Day Roll Call
These days, moms are lucky to get a text from their own offspring wishing them a “Happy Mother's Day!” If they're really lucky, they'll get a post on Instagram (that ...
Review: Miho Dohi turns scrap materials into sculptural poetry Los Angeles Times
Small-scale sculptures by Miho Dohi are like handmade driftwood, a kind of cultural debris that has been carefully shaped into poetic forms by unseen forces.
Beyond the Springs: Poetry and food Colorado Springs Gazette
Celebrate the joy of reading and writing at the Literary Arts Festival from Friday through Sunday in Telluride. The event features poetry performances, author ...
CT Poets’ Corner: Jamaican poet Rayon Lennon writes so God can ‘tweak the world’ Hartford Courant
Connecticut Poets' Corner is a monthly feature highlighting the poetry of Connecticut authors. Poets are selected by Ginny Lowe Connors, former poet laureate ...
APRIL YOUTH POETRY FOLIO Hyphen Magazine
This April, in honor of National Poetry Month, the poetry section is featuring the work of 10 extraordinary Asian American high school writers. Their poems ...
Seven Poems for National Poetry Month Orion Magazine
In honor of National Poetry Month (and Earth Day!), I've selected a poetry sampler that captures the range and push into the horizon of what I hope to bring to ...
Maria Carillo sophomore wins top prize in statewide poetry contest Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Zoya Ahmed, a sophomore at Maria Carrillo High, was awarded the top prize for a poem blending sound and spice.
Pitts: Regional poetry festival set this week for downtown Fayetteville venues - The Fayetteville Observer
Pitts: Regional poetry festival set this week for downtown Fayetteville venues The Fayetteville Observer
Don't tell LeJuane Bowens, more popularly known by his stage name, El'Ja Bowens, that there is no arts scene in Fayetteville. He knows differently. This former ...
It's never too late to start writing poems - The Poetry Programme RTE.ie
In the Poetry Programme on Sunday 19th May at 7:30 pm on RTÉ Radio 1, Ron Carey tells presenter Olivia O'Leary that it's never too late to start writing poetry, ...
Greg Jackson Reads “Poetry” The New Yorker
Deborah Treisman hosts the author Greg Jackson, who reads his short story “Poetry,” from the April 29, 2019, issue of The New Yorker.
‘Poet on a Business Trip’: An offbeat odyssey through Xinjiang with poetry SupChina
For a country that's produced poets with dramatic and colorful lives, there's a disappointing lack of movies about poets and poetry in China. In honor of National ...
Meghan Markle's Mother's Day Photo Has a Deeper Hidden Message in the Caption Oprah Mag
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle celebrated Mother's Day with a sweet photo of baby Archie's feet, but the caption also honored Nayyirah Waheed, a Black ...
'Leaves of Grass' marathon planned to celebrate poet Whitman Houston Chronicle
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts is celebrating the upcoming 200th anniversary of poet Walt Whitman's birth with a marathon cover-to-cover reading of his ...
Tonight's Better Things is pure poetry The A.V. Club
I couldn't help but notice this house is filled with women.” “Oh, yes, flooding with estrogen. Wall-to-wall vaginas. It's like a matriarchal dystopia.”
Poet explores how climate change affects us Yale Climate Connections
More poets than ever are addressing climate change in their work. Fossils in the Making by Kristin George Bagdanov is one recent collection to take up the ...
Stone Beds [A Poem and an Advance]
Stone Beds [Pompeii's surge]Advance: after the great flare-up of Pompeii's adjoining volcano, Vesuvius, some two-thousand years ago in the halcyon days of the Roman Empire, what was left of the city were by and large ashes of stone from an unleashing furnace; it is hard to dream what the ancestors went because of (none, not one being survived). I can only guess from the looks of the city today, and in its early excavations, its colonize were baked alive or asleep, like pottery.
Testimony to the Night [In English and Spanish]
In the quiet of the cold night- In its deep northern skies, Dim are the lights, in its coldEvening frost?! Even the stars of the arctic Seem like a ghost stone frozen!Here, here is where you find Peace and the beast within-! Remote, no ears or wordsTo disorder the mind To ensconce the throat; Here, here is where you die?(for a moment).Here, the sky has eternal eyes Eyes with cosmic tides Tides that never rest: they warWith the Universe- Likened to a dark deep abyss; Endless and never resting?Here my eyes seek and search In countless hours, ebbing and Sweeping the heavens aboveNumbing, changeless- Are the cosmos, the heavens? Here resides a alien peace?Here, resides a bizarre peace With an army of stars to defeat Shinning, mutely in the darkThe ebbing, eldritch dark; Time has no bearing here, Here, resides a strange, peace?Cold and oddly numb are my feet, As I look up, upon the many bridges One star bridging the next-as if,If Kings and Queens were Guarding them-the Hosts- O-Yes! A strange, curious peace?Ah! Praise, praise be to thee, to thee Flaming, furious firmaments-ye, Ye, be reminiscent me not, of the wars I left,Of the foes, divine immortals?The enemies that never rest Ah! Praise, praise be to thee, to theeI hear music, harmony from afar (there) There are storms buried in a storehouse, For tomorrow-war beyond, beyondOrion's dust?perpetual dust; There, there the sun is dim to bleak.
Two Poems, with Allegorical Language
Says Mr. Dennis Siluk, when asked to analysis his poetry somewhat, for he hesitates all the time when I ask him to so; I can tell you.
A Poem - By Lorraine KemberIt was a day like any other and mother, father, sister, brother, were hauling out the customs of their land. When abruptly lacking warning, Protect Character came calling, shook the earth and stole the ocean from the sand.
Sleep, Dreams, and a Poem
The Incubus' Flash-lightHe looked exclusive my head And found a dreamHe didn't like-;As I looked back at him, I found an incubus Shinning a light(and stole this poem from him-last night).Thoughts: Dreams and Poetry: in dreams we let go of our inhibitions; in poetry we write them back out.
It Was Not Me
It was not me as I am now. It was not me as I was then.
AFRICA (to africans in diaspora)africa here i come, africa africa of the black soul the soul of an antediluvian civilization the background of your timid tribes.its your voice i hear africa your voice of the conversation drums your beaded drums and the royal trumpeter the metal gong of your town crieri have come to see your music dance i have heard of your everlasting minstrels have i not heard of your alternation hips! i have heard an adequate amount of and have come to watch wouldn't you dance for me africaafrica here i come africa would you not show me to your tribes the timid tribes of your sickly tongues the diverse tongues of your moral menafrica, black soul africa tell me about your gods your gods of the sky and of the nurse earth your gods of the hills and of the rivers aboundshow me to your kings africa your kings of the antediluvian dynasty the antediluvian family of rusted spear and shield africa, here i come africaHEAVENLY GUESTheavenly guest heralding thunderously in its own awake pelting on men as well, the gods gathering itself drop by drop.
Ode to: The Ice Maiden of Ampatos Brow [now in: English and Spanish]
Ded�cate to Antonio Castillo. L.
Take some time to stop and look at nature. Pick up a rock or two and think about where it might have in progress out and what it might have gone because of to end up where you found it.
Ed Gallagher Dec. 11, 1907 - Sept.
The Botch of Lima and Footpath to Mantaro Valley (Two Poems)
Footprints to Mantaro Valley (Peru; in English and Spanish)In what back away art hid?-Where declining mountains groan In shadow and amongThe white water of the Rio? Is not your name Mantaro Valley?Beyond the path of the Andes--?I can hear your voice in echoesI can hear thy voice, exquisitely low. I do but know thy by a glanceAs the clouds above me know? .
The King and Delka & Moiromma: the Cold Earth [Parts 25 and 26]
#25The King and Delka [Split Mawkishness-on Moiromma /Part V]Sickly SentimentalityI have wanted out friends Only to find rawness Of their passion; And the equality Of their vision.Who out there can know My analytical verve?(Only the long dead)By King Moir I[Of Moiromma]Ah! the meaningless outer space come back to his mind as he stands on his gallery looking up into he eerie dark.
Two Poems: San Jeronimo Brook & [in English and Spanish]
Fair Andes! Thy arms reach highOf iron-woven solid stone Thu art a condor to the skyOf glory covert in thy heartSo many paths, a maze of art?In thy old, Mantaro ValleyWhere adobes, breathe and tremble Beyond your bucolic shadowsThere lays the prettiest of brooksIs my heart, surrounded by its stream!My image genuinely carved, rippledIn its neat shallow watersWaiting, just behind you for me?As it opens up, opens up my soulMy rippled soul-searching-eyes!..
Have you ever skilled fascination with a big shot you know is not a good match for you? Or how about an attractive association that roots itself deep in your memory..
Two Poems on the Traditions of Peru [in English and Spanish]
Atahualpa's Game [Peruvian]Sometimes, it's not wise To share your wisdom ---as did, Atahualpa (The Inca King) in the Game of chess; thereafter, He was condemned to death.6/6/05 #713Note: Atahualpa, was the most illustrious of the Inca Kings, in the 16th century of Peru, I do relieve, and was held for payment by the Spaniards.
Beautiful Dreamer, Stephen Foster, Americas First Folk Song Writer
"Beautiful Dreamer" was in print by Stephen Bring up just beforehand his death in 1864 at age 37. The song became one of his most famed and most popular.
Four Poems: Two for the Devil, Two for Peru
Here is some witty poetry (not sure if that is the apposite word: witty, but it will do): one poem on the Aztec year 2012, a year that has been in the public's eye quite a lot; one on cloning, and the biblical end time events--which, if I may add seems ripe for the monster procedures that are said to take place; and two poems industry with some tradtions of Peru; one imparticular, on vacationing, where not to go; all the makings for some thought.Aztec BabyOn December 25, 2012 AD The Devil had an idea- He'd clone himself In the form of a baby; Called the Antichrist.
The Dead God of Copan (in English and Spanish)
English VersionAnd the Death God said: "Let it rise to its glory in the Rio Valley-for a season; then let it be gone, we shall call it Copan?"Prologue: Empires come and go, liken to cosmic events, or the storms about the world: Atlantis, Mu, Greece, Persia, Rome, the Inca Nation, and even the great Maya heroic times of Copan, in Chief America. All came and all left, one way or another; now just dust and artifacts in the spiral of time.
THe Monster Mash, A Burial ground SMASH (short story I wrote when I was 11)
The Monster Mash The Cemetery SmashHave you heard of the Monster Mash? I consider you know the story of how it came to be, right? Well, I'm here to tell the TRUE story to you.It sarted out late one night, when all monsters where out of human sight.
Rules for Characters Poetry
You've been inscription poetry since that first assignment in your high discipline characters class. You know the rules about journalism poetry, right? Are there rules? Well, if you common the poetry forums diagonally the Internet as much as I do, you'd find that there are a lot of amateur poets who fixedly assert that there are no rules for journalism poetry and if a big shot even suggests appraisal poetry or books on poetry, many of the amateur poets will throw up a defending front.
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