Illustrious poets quotations - top 30 poetry quotations by illustrious poets - poetry
-- W. H. Auden
-- William C. Bryant
-- Emily Dickinson
-- Elizabeth Drew
-- Bob Dylan
-- T S Eliot
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson
-- Robert Frost
-- A. E. Housman
-- Langston Hughes
-- Erica Jong
-- June Jordan
-- James Joyce
-- John Keats
-- Archibald MacLeish
-- Marianne Moore
-- Howard Nemerov
-- Alexander Pope
-- Carl Sandburg
-- Percy Bysshe Shelley
-- Stephen Spender
-- George Steiner
-- Wallace Stevens
-- Henry David Thoreau
-- Robert Penn Warren
-- William Wordsworth
-- Yevgeny Yevtushenko
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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 âbring ...
How the Chemical Brothers turned answering-machine poetry into dance-floor epics Leader-Telegram
LOS ANGELES â The first sample that the Chemical Brothers locked down when building their new record, âNo Geography,â made its way into the present from ...
Simon Armitage Is U.K.âs 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 âGetting Started with Poetryâ workshop, Saturday, May 25 from 1 to 3 p.m..
Roosevelt Students Showcase Winning Poetry at BOE Meeting TAPinto.net
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ â 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!
OpenAIâs 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 Isnât 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 ...
Arundhati Subramaniamâs book of poems offers up a world viewed with quiet wisdom and fresh insight - Scroll.in
Arundhati Subramaniamâs 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.
âPoetry,â by Greg Jackson The New Yorker
Fiction by Greg Jackson: âThe volcano was there, and so we had to climb it. That was how things shook out for me.â
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...
Who needs poetry? We all do â and we need it now The Guardian
In an age in which we flee from ambiguity and complexity, poetry gives us permission to wonder.
'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 ...
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.
Poetry: Do Not Google It Adirondack Almanack
George Cassidy Payne is an independent writer, domestic violence counselor, and adjunct instructor in the humanities at Finger Lakes Community College.
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.
âAttention Is the Beginning of Devotionâ 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 âSwift,â David Bakerâs 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 â The USM Lewiston Auburn Senior College students had their first poetry book, âWit, Wisdom and Whimsy,â published recently. Another book will ...
Stand Out â 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 âThe Palace,â 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.
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 â Celebrating the union of diversity, imagery and poetry, the public is warmly invited to attend a free talk and reading by internationally acclaimed ...
Four New Poetry Collections Confront Despair With Wonder The New York Times
In âDoomstead Days,â Brian Teare tracks climate change on his walks. In âSight Lines,â Arthur Sze balances firing squads and rowboats. In âBrute,â Emily Skaja ...
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 scienceâand 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 wonderâand 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 (1938â2019) 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 âI don't want to be in my body no moreâ for myself. I needed to come to terms with what my body is experiencing. If I'm being honest, I still ...
âHow to Love a Countryâ and other best poetry collections to read this month - The Washington Post
âHow to Love a Countryâ 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, âHow to ...
Poetry spot: 'El DĂa 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 ...
Poetry winners offer insights on love, loss and joy The Recorder
GREENFIELD â Finalists in the 28th annual Poet's Seat Poetry Contest, ranging from teenagers to adults, recited personal stories of love, loss and joy at ...
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.
âI Lost My Bodyâ Film Review: Bizarre Animated Film Finds Graphic Poetry in a Severed Hand - TheWrap
âI Lost My Bodyâ 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.
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 ...
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 ...
Promoting poetry Brookings Register
BROOKINGS â Christine Stewart has been named South Dakota poet laureate by the South Dakota State Poetry Society. Advertisement. Stewart is a professor ...
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 âDon't Be Late For Poetryâ earlier this month at the Arena Players, no one knew what to expect as he began with a ...
Sidelines: Cloudy with a chance of sports haiku Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Every spring, Travis Lazarczyk proves that as a poet, he's a heck of a sports writer.
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.
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 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; ...
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 ...
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 AntonioâBased Poet Naomi Shihab Nye Named Young Peopleâs Poet Laureate Texas Monthly
âPoetry lives everywhere,â says poet Naomi Shihab Nye, who was named the Young People's Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation today. âWhether 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 heardâ: Poetry project gives a voice to English language learners - Hawaii News Now
'They deserve to be heardâ: 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.
'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 ...
West Haven man named cityâs first poet laureate New Haven Register
WEST HAVEN â An acclaimed poet and lifelong Westie who long ago wrote poems about life in Allingtown and memories of Savin Rock, has been named the ...
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 poetsâincluding 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 ...
Japanese Day of Exile remembered in art and poetry Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Mukai Farm & Garden will install âNisei Trilogy,â a commemorative work of art, at its Day of Exile open house, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at Mukai Farm ...
'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.
Fafnirâs heart: A legend from Norse mythology inspires an anthology of poetry from across the world - Scroll.in
Fafnirâs 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 ...
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 MiklĂłs RadnĂłti 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 Poetryâ holds readings in cafes. Now, they read poetry in a Paterson boxing gym - NorthJersey.com
'Voices of Poetryâ 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 Peopleâs Poet Laureate - San Antonio Current
Poetry Foundation Names Beloved San Antonio Poet, Author and Educator Naomi Shihab Nye Young Peopleâs Poet Laureate San Antonio Current
Many Texans â myself included â were fortunate enough to become familiar with esteemed Palestinian-American poet, author and educator Naomi Shihab ...
âIron Moonâ: A beautiful portrait of Chinaâs working-class poets SupChina
Is there room for poetry in contemporary society? Iron Moon, an award-winning documentary that splices together the working-class life of its subjects with their ...
Jamila Woods: Legacy! Legacy! review â 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 ...
Washington poet laureate to use $100000 award to bring poetry to Columbia River The Columbian
Washington poet laureate Claudia Castro Luna, who visited Vancouver earlier this month to give a reading at the downtown community library, has won a ...
Origami Doll by Shirley McClure: poetry as life force The Irish Times
I felt her loss keenly while working with her poems. There were so many questions I wanted to ask her.
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 âHappy Mother's Day!â 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 Poetsâ Corner: Jamaican poet Rayon Lennon writes so God can âtweak the worldâ - Hartford Courant
CT Poetsâ Corner: Jamaican poet Rayon Lennon writes so God can âtweak the worldâ 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Here And There
My eyes opened. I am still alive; Living on globe earth.
Do you ever stare at the paper, coming up for poetic inspiration? Well, you can stop coming up and start using systematic techniques for creating poetry. If it seems too mechanical or false at first, don't worry.
Asha of Darfur [A poem with a commentary by the author]
Asha of DarfurCry, cry-oh diminutive Darfur woman For your sister Janjaweed- [in Sudan's cruel region-who was raped to death); Where rape and death run ramped;And Asha prays the Arabs don't' hear Here howling a small amount black tears? ?in fear she will be chained to a bedIn Darfur, by the insidious justice Of the Arabs, who run ramped?Ah, yes! In Darfur you've guessed, It is not a crime to raped and arrested; By the very one who raped, and terrorizedYou; it is the conquest?Satan's ribs!..
The Valley Of Pain
We were exiled from the Patch of Eden. Its sinless wonders nevermore to regain.
Top 20 Poetry Quotations
Explore the consequence of poetry and the motivation of poets with this exclusive assembly of reminiscent quotations..
The Man Who Could Not Say Sorry For His Sins
Sorry would be a start.Though you cant take back your mistakes, and you cant come undone time, you'd think there would be remorse, for such a self allocation crime, to send others out to die, to pay the blood price you have decreed, when its chastely bluster and posing, all about arrogance and greed, to assured a perceived niche in history, glowing down the years, is the boundary of your ambition, is the puny limit of your fears, when those you have sent to die, believing implicitly in you, leave relatives after who see, that nobody you said was true, there is no belief now for those, whose come to you dont count, they are yesterdays forgotten, though daily they still mount, no accepted wisdom of resignation, no admission of guilt to those left behind, just forward with the ego, fast ahead from those times, as if nil ever happened, as if your lies are quite ok, as if now is what to focus on, and then was a different day, lost back in the mists of time, obscured by clouds half seen, not an cause offense to the living, not impeachable and obscene, you may want to move on now, and close the eyes to your past infamy, but you ought to be tried for treason, and captive for blasphemy.
Lifes Too Short
Time goes by to quickly to hold your feelings inside Especially when their so strong even if they don't abide..
Two Poems: Boyhood, and Old Age [with a note on style]
BoyhoodOh me! Thy glorious days have flown! I mealy noticed, now they're gone, How briefly approved the flowers! Time does not stop youth's bells; It was like I was in a spell, And my face now shows the hours!Ah yes! My childlike past days, Still lively in my blonde age, When all was quick and new Now wrapped in films and books, And links and children were all I knew And love was shown by forthcoming looks!#741 6/26/05Old AgeThey stop by to see me now To find what's old and new, They peer into my-everything, And appraise my views; They tell me what I ought to like, And that I must be grieved-These are my fragile links That takes the strongest liberties?I mean to take the signal off; And put the phone exterior the door; In vain I speak to tell them why -I shan't live here anymore!#742 6/26/05A note on Style: some associates ask, "What style of poetry to you like the best?" I can never counter that question; it is open-ended to me. If I feel like infringement free from tradition as in the poem of: "Old Age," so be it; and if I feel conventional verse, a stricter ceremonial arrangement must be used, as in "Boyhood," and can be a factor completely to the poem, so it is.
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 buried in thy heartSo many paths, a maze of art?In thy old, Mantaro ValleyWhere adobes, breathe and tremble Beyond your pastoral shadowsThere lays the prettiest of brooksIs my heart, surrounded by its stream!My image genuinely carved, rippledIn its full strength shallow watersWaiting, just coming up for me?As it opens up, opens up my soulMy rippled soul-searching-eyes!..
Poetry and Admired Culture
Is poetry too convoluted for the arithmetic mean reader? Is it too cryptic, scholarly? If you ask a large group of be around ancestors what they like or don't like about poetry, you'll get a few another answers, but there is an devastatingly communal grouping of responses.One of the main reasons that citizens say they aren't addicted to contemporary poetry is that they feel it is too cryptic.
A Death in Cajamarca, Peru (Atahualpa, in Cajamarca ((in English and Spanish))
The Epic Poem:A Death in Cajamarca, Peru [Atahualpa, in Cajamarca]Advance: This is a version, not a change of any kind, on the captivity and death of Atahualpa the Inca King of the Inca Empire, in the 16th century (Peru).Atahualpa, long-term in Cajamarca Greeted by De Soto, his free acquaintance from Spain! "Be Calm! These times will be tolerant to you.
In Poetry: Denotation of Words [And ...Rocket-belt]
In Poetry: Consequence of WordsWhen I write poetry, I check out the denotation of words for too often they sound the same, but once written, and if spelled wrong, in consequence, give a absolute another connotation of what I had intended; this I call a instant of dent control. If my rhyme is flat, and my inflection is off, so what, I can survive, as long as the consequence of my words are not; and are as I meant them to be.
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 for kindness not the time for compromise not the time for loving blindness not the time to close my eyesnow for one too many people not that i have gained no good heart has sown but flesh is reaping tears to mind and done in bloodnow my inner wolf seeks equals only those whose chords can howl deadly whether lone or social defending young or on the prowltell me not that you would die upon the spines of my displeasure live for me and for you will i cherish each cell as if a treasureput me not contained by a cage but roam with me by means of snow and sun be by my side or breathe my dust for i shall bleed again for noneNiki Lasher Artist, Writer, and Webmatron http://www.kthulah.
You make me smile like I've seldom done before You give me a reason to want more and more..
Wars, Air of Ambiguity [for: Lt. Laura Walker] in SPANISH and English
Wars, air of AmbiguityDedicated to 1st. Lt.
Do not be fearful to shine. This world needs what you have to give.
The King and Delka & Moiromma: the Cold World [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 evenness Of their vision.Who out there can know My analytical verve?(Only the long dead)By King Moir I[Of Moiromma]Ah! the directionless outer space come back to his mind as he stands on his circle looking up into he eerie dark.
Satirical Poetry About Tony Blair
All Hail.Is your infirmary full of aliens, although new cleaning firms, Antenna waving buggies, And disturbing crawly germs, Then dont waste an added second, now were into ballot vote spin, Just complain, over and again, and up pops smiley smiley grin.
Robert Burns Love Poem: A Red, Red Rose
Robert Burns, a poor man, an educated man, and a ladies' man, is ambassador of Scotland, much like whisky, haggis, bagpipes, and kilts. He lived a life shortened by aching heart disease, 1759-1796, but his life journey by means of poverty, informal education, disappointed love, nationalism, and literary and economic hit can be identified by all Scots and communal men the world over.
You cannot make a big name love you. All you can do is be a big shot who can be loved.
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