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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New Year, New Verse: 4 Poetry Collections That Change the World Vulture
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AAP Gets $2.2 Million In the Name of Poetry Publishers Weekly
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has donated the funding two grants to the Academy of American Poets, totaling $2.2 million. The funds, the AAP said, will be ...
Word is, state is seeking premier poet Arvada Press
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Millennial mysticism: why contemporary poets are turning to the occult New Statesman
Spells: 21st-Century Occult Poetry argues that poems are spells.
Hannah Sullivan wins the TS Eliot Prize for Poetry HarpersBAZAAR.co.uk
Poet Hannah Sulliven wins the T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry for her intimate debut collection Three Poems.
Local Poets Featured this Sunday - The Independent: Community News Livermore Independent
Livermore Poet Laureate Cynthia Patton will host a Local Poetry Showcase to kick off the 2019 season of Poetry at Ravenswood. The event will take place on ...
Defiance professor wins poetry award The Bryan Times
A Defiance College professor was recently honored for having a way with words.
Washington Poet Laureate to kick off Foothills Writers Series Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES â Claudia Castro Luna, a Seattle-based poet, teacher and Washington State Poet Laureate, will read from her work at 12:35 p.m. Friday.
How To Start Reading Poetry If You Have No Idea Where To Begin Bustle
So, you've heard that poetry is making a comeback (I mean, isn't it always?) and you're thinking it might be time for you to hop aboard that well-versed ...
'Poetry in Waiting' project appears in waiting rooms across Taos taosnews
'People have been very receptive -- if a little surprised, at first -- to learn that Taos has a poet laureate and that she wants to put a poem in their waiting room.'
'After Dead Souls': Poetry, noir and the American city in Robin Robertson's 'The Long Take' - The Michigan Daily
'After Dead Souls': Poetry, noir and the American city in Robin Robertson's 'The Long Take' The Michigan Daily
What it's about is The City. And the traumas of war, and the isolating nature of pain, and homelessness and cars and ingratitude. But mostly The City.
2019 Annual Poetry and Illustration Contest and Exhibit: My Favorite Rome Sentinel
The exhibit is open to students grades K-12 and adults from the Mid-York Library region (Oneida, Herkimer and Madison counties as well as the Town of Inlet.
9 Books of Poems That Prove 2018 Was a Fantastic Year â at Least for Poetry. Vulture
Meghan O'Rourke is a poet, memoirist, former poetry editor for The Paris Review, and the incoming editor of the Yale Review. Below, she rounds up her favorite ...
Poetry to Tap Into Womenâs Spiritual Sides The New York Times
Brief, beautiful poems about human psychology and the natural world.
For a diverse new generation, poetry is a 'growth industry' Star Tribune
People are clicking on poetry on Twitter. They're listening to poems on podcasts. They're buying poetry collections on Amazon. But on Monday night in St. Paul, ...
Montana's former poet laureate to present afternoon of poetry in Spearfish Black Hills Pioneer
SPEARFISH â As part of the 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 Geek Speak at Black Hills State University, Tami Haaland, Montana's former poet laureate, will present an ...
Journeys of Discovery: Poetry focused on California's diverse habitats KCBX
Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California is an anthology of 250 poems about California's ecosystems. Join correspondent Tom Wilmer for a chat with Los Osos.
Poetry for the Masses Foreign Policy
In the dark times. Will there be singing? There will be singing. Of the dark times. âFrom Bertolt Brecht's Svendborg Poems, âGerman War Primerâ (1939).
The evolution of poetry in the age of the Twitter rant The Globe and Mail
A pair of recent controversial texts, branded as poems by commentators, draw more from the technical constraints of the social media site than from any other ...
Poetry Recommendations To Launch Your New Year NPR
Professional poet Tess Taylor says there's no better way to start the new year than with some poems. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: To help usher in the new year, ...
12 gifts of poetry for everyone on your list PBS NewsHour
Your foodie friend, your dad, that person you're not quite dating, your new neighbor, your work wife â you may have had a lot of shopping to do this December, ...
A journey through life in a collection of poetry Scottish Field
Alexander McCall Smith takes readers on a journey through the Scottish landscape in A Gathering: A Personal Anthology of Scottish Poems. In choosing the ...
The poetry of Wallace Stevens paired with parallel artworks in USJ exhibit - Hartford Courant - Hartford Courant
The poetry of Wallace Stevens paired with parallel artworks in USJ exhibit - Hartford Courant Hartford Courant
An exhibit at University of Saint Joseph pairs poetry by Wallace Stevens with artworks that reflect the tone and theme of the poems.
Poetry, Language And Class On Tertulia New England Public Radio
Catherine Valdez, Spanish teacher at The Academy at Charlemont , and her students, Lila Goleman, Leni Sperry-Fromm and Isadora Brenizer, visited the ...
'Poetry is the antidote': in fight against Hindu nationalism, India turns to verse The Guardian
Buoyed by social media, Urdu poetry is enjoying new popularity in the face of divisive sectarian politics. Alice McCool and Tamseel Hussain. Fri 11 Jan 2019 ...
Two BCHS students advance to regional poetry competition Spotlight News
BethlehemCSD #BCHS #Poetry #DiegoCagara #SpotlightNews BETHLEHEM â Two Bethlehem Central High School students will represent the district at the ...
How the internet elevated spoken word poetry but also made it worse The Eyeopener
Poetry channels, pages and views are helping to redefine spoken word poetry. Jordan Currie reports on the benefits and the challenges of the art form's new ...
Poetry spot: 'Mary' by Charles Brown AZCentral
Poetry spot is part of a collaboration with local poets to bring poetry closer to the center of our everyday lives.
Simon Armitage wins Queen's gold medal for poetry 2018 The Guardian
The Huddersfield poet was praised for spinning 'poems of emotional weight and musical grace from the fabric of our everyday lives' by laureate Carol Ann Duffy.
These new voices in poetry should make us sit up and listen The Washington Post
The edgy, surprising poems in Kristen Tracy's âHalf-Hazardâ (Graywolf), winner of the Emily Dickinson First Book Award, are as readable as good fiction. Tracy ...
Lompoc Public Library host poetry workshop for kids KEYT
The Lompoc Public Library has teamed up with Santa Barbara County's California Poets in the Schools. The Cal Poets organization is hosting a poetry-writing ...
The Sheen Center Presents POETRY IN AMERICA Featuring Mary Chapin Carpenter Broadway World
The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street, at the corner of Elizabeth Street, NYC) brings the'Poetry in America' experience live to the stage of ...
'A star is born': TS Eliot prize goes to Hannah Sullivan's debut The Guardian
Poet Hannah Sullivan has won the prestigious and lucrative TS Eliot prize for her first collection Three Poems â just the third debut to land the award in its ...
CT Poets' Corner: Jim Finneganâs poems explore our transitory existence - Hartford Courant - Hartford Courant
CT Poets' Corner: Jim Finneganâs poems explore our transitory existence - Hartford Courant Hartford Courant
Like Hartford's renowned poet Wallace Stevens, poet Jim Finnegan of West Hartford works in insurance.In his poetry, Finnegan looks at our transitory existence ...
Somalia: Poet arrested after poetry reading Freemuse
The government of Somaliland arrested British-Somalilander poet Abdirahman Abees on 12 January 2019, the day after he recited poems about âpolice brutality ...
Platform Presents New Playwright's Prize & Poetry Gala In London Forbes
Actress and model Gala Gordon on her non-profit company, Platform Presents.
From the aisles of the bookstore, a poet emerges The Daily Planet
She's best known as the bookstore gal, as one-half of the team at Between the Covers that stocks the shelves, brings authors to Telluride and always has a ...
Bucks County Community College holding poetry contest The Intelligencer
Any student in grades 9-12 who lives in Bucks County or attends a Bucks County High School is eligible to enter.
Kellogg-Hubbard Library calls for poetry submissions vtdigger.org
News Release â Kellogg-Hubbard Library Jan. 9, 2019. Contact: Rachel Senechal 802 223-3338. Get all of VTDigger's daily news. You'll never miss a story ...
Poetry spot: 'Ankle Specialist' by Devin Kate Pope AZCentral
Poetry spot is part of a collaboration with local poets to bring poetry closer to the center of our everyday lives.
Biblio File: Chico poet connects nature to humanity Chico Enterprise-Record
Chico poet George Keithley has released a marvelous volume entitled âLife And The Fields: New And Selected Poemsâ ($24 in paperback from Turning Point, ...
Earning a living as a poet? You know it. The Boston Globe
Lexington's Regie Gibson says he enjoys 'breaking stereotypes'
'Kindness' was most popular poem on top poetry database in 2018 | TheHill The Hill
A poem called âKindnessâ was the most popular work on top poetry website poets.org in 2018.
Poetry Audiobooks DO Exist â And You Can Listen These 6 Right Now Bustle
Whether it's fiction or nonfiction, there's a general assumption that most audiobooks are written in prose. But you might not have realized that there are some ...
Obituary: Lynne Gawlas / A humble princess of poetry Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
My mom was raised that you didn't boast. None of her poetry or publications were framed. They were folded up and put into a box.â
Poetry for uncertain times: the 2019 TS Eliot Prize shortlist reviewed Telegraph.co.uk
If the 10 writers up for the UK's richest poetry prize have anything in common, it's that they're worried.
Book explores how poetry scratches at the door of transcendence National Catholic Reporter
Christian Wiman is renowned as a gifted poet and prized as the author of the important memoir My Bright Abyss, in which he interspersed the story of his ...
On Poetry: A wish for New Year: Less fear, more safety Traverse City Record Eagle
I think no one feels safe these days. Even if we're among the minority blessed with health and financial security, there is the larger world: precarious, dangerous, ...
Poetry contest deadline set for February | Latitude 65 Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS â The Fairbanks Arts Association is accepting entries for its 24th Statewide Poetry Contest.
Bigg Boss star Priya Malik pens powerful poetry slamming Hardik Pandya for Koffee With Karan disaster. Watch video - India Today
Bigg Boss star Priya Malik pens powerful poetry slamming Hardik Pandya for Koffee With Karan disaster. Watch video India Today
Ex-Bigg Boss contestant Priya Malik calls out Hardik Pandya for his rampant misogyny and careless sexism.
Poetry Slam: Samuel L. Jackson And Jimmy Fallon Go Rhyme Time On The Wall, The Weather And More - HuffPost
Poetry Slam: Samuel L. Jackson And Jimmy Fallon Go Rhyme Time On The Wall, The Weather And More HuffPost
âTonight Showâ host Jimmy Fallon and actor Samuel L. Jackson teamed up on Monday to update the audience about current events with a poetry slam.
Submissions accepted to the 2019 NC State Poetry Contest Mountain Xpress
The annual NC State Poetry Contest is a free literary competition open to all North Carolina residents, including out-of-state and international students who are ...
How One WNBA Player Found Her Purpose In Poetry WBUR
Imani McGee-Stafford is a center for the WNBA's Atlanta Dream. She says poetry helped save her life.
RJRGLEANER Honour Awards | For Arts & Culture (Special Award): Lorna Goodison - Telling Jamaica's story through poetry - Jamaica Gleaner
RJRGLEANER Honour Awards | For Arts & Culture (Special Award): Lorna Goodison - Telling Jamaica's story through poetry Jamaica Gleaner
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Harborside sixth-graders prepare poetry to raise awareness, funds for water issues Kenosha News
Sixth-graders at Harborside Academy who have been studying the world's ancient rivers during the first semester of the school year will be doing poetry reading ...
The Poet Of Minnesota, Vietnam And Mythical Men NPR
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Poetry across the linguistic divide The Irish Times
New work in Irish from Nuala NĂ Dhomhnaill, Amanda Bell and Doireann NĂ GhrĂofa.
Bryce Woodason mixes his faith into his spoken work poetry Midland Reporter-Telegram
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Performances, poetry slam, teen summit highlight Peabody's MLK celebration Yale News
The 23rd annual celebration will take place on Sunday and Monday, Jan. 20 and 21. Sunday's program runs from noon to 4 p.m.; Monday's from 10 a.m. to 4 ...
How do you define authenticity? A poetry collection explores a modern problem. - The Washington Post
How do you define authenticity? A poetry collection explores a modern problem. The Washington Post
A variety of voices in âThe Best American Poetry 2018â look at similar themes.
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The latest book 'Over and Underground in Paris & Mumbai' presents a garland of personal insights of poets Sampurna Chattarji and Kavitha Nair along with ...
Poetry: After Watching âSurviving R. Kellyâ BuzzFeed News
"People want me to believe / there's a difference when the result / is the same, same, same."
Scientific sonnets: Duke team wins competition for poetry-generating algorithm Duke Chronicle
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NJSO's annual Winter Festival showcases music inspired by poetry NJ.com
The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's annual Winter Festival takes place over three weekends in January with a guest performer appearing each weekend.
PhD student Emily Jungmin Yoon releases debut poetry collection UChicago News
University of Chicago PhD student Emily Jungmin Yoon's first poetry collection, A Cruelty Special to Our Species, focuses on the plight of Korean comfort ...
The Poetry of Eileen Myles's Intimate, Imperfect Instagram Photos Hyperallergic
Myles's photographs don't feel precious at all, though there is something relentlessly intimate in their flat-footed irreverence. Alex JenJanuary 8, 2019 Â· Facebook ...
Remembering Henry Morgenthau III, Whose Poetry Debut Came At Age 99 NPR
We remember Henry Morgenthau III, who published poetry late in life. He died in July at age 101. DEBBIE ELLIOTT, HOST: As this year draws to a close, we ...
Channel your emotions through self-expression, says young Saudi poet Arabnews
RIYADH: In the newly burgeoning art scene of Saudi Arabia, Nora Alfard has found a home. Debuting her first book of poetry at a launch party in Riyadh on ...
Spokane Poet Laureate Mark Anderson, Spokane Arts launch Poetry at the Podium - The Spokesman-Review
Spokane Poet Laureate Mark Anderson, Spokane Arts launch Poetry at the Podium The Spokesman-Review
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Mills puts poetry back in the inaugural mix Press Herald
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Poetry slam founder to perform at Region Ale in Schererville nwitimes.com
Poetry slam founder Marc Kelly Smith, who goes by the nickname Slam Papi and presided over years of spoken word poetry performances at the Green Mill in ...
The Tale of Mabel, Millicent, and the Poet Tufts Now
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Scarborough police turn to poetry to deter holiday burglaries Press Herald
Scarborough police resorted to poetry and humor to remind residents that keeping their doors locked around the holidays can go a long way toward spoiling a ...
Beck turns poetry into experience that heals Sentinel & Enterprise
Sentinel & Enterprise staff. FITCHBURG -- Local artist, poet and community-leader Jerry Beck believes poetry saved his life. For his entire childhood, Beck ...
Poetry spot: 'An Unconscious Redirection Of Feeling About Not Having Babies With You Set In A Disney Big Top Circus' by Raquel GutiĂ©rrez - AZCentral
Poetry spot: 'An Unconscious Redirection Of Feeling About Not Having Babies With You Set In A Disney Big Top Circus' by Raquel GutiĂ©rrez AZCentral
Poetry spot is part of a collaboration with local poets to bring poetry closer to the center of our everyday lives.
A New Anthology Amplifies the Voices of Queer Poets of Color Hyperallergic
Nepantla: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color features works by literary legends like Audre Lorde and James Baldwin alongside contemporaries ...
Daly Elementary School hosts poetry jam Ravalli Republic
The Daly Elementary fourth-grade classes and some of their family members joined Daly faculty, staff and guest poet Dominic Farrenkopf in the Daly Den for the ...
Spoken word poets and rappers inject new energy into an Irish tradition The Guardian
Young performers are electrifying audiences in Ireland and beyond.
Poet of nightmarish reality The Hindu
Soumitra Mohan's poetry offers *fresh* imagery as it brutally exposes contemporary political and social milieu.
Nuggets' Nikola Jokic on season-high 39 points: 'Poetry in motion' Longmont Times-Call
DENVER â The Nuggets have won five in a row overall and 10 in a row at the Pepsi Center, but Nikola Jokic is working on a different, more poetic streak.
Poetry aiding mental health Otago Daily Times
Terry Lynch has been writing poetry for 35 years and said using words as an ''expression'' during his own mental health battles had helped him in tough times.
Author Nash uses poetry and rhymes to entertain SoMdNews.com
The Maryland Writers' Association this year is celebrating its 30th anniversary with the Writers' Round Table Program to encourage writers, poets, playwrights ...
David Shove, poet and curator of Minneapolis reading series, dies at 81 Star Tribune
The curator of the Midstream Reading Series died of a heart attack on Dec. 31, shortly after moving into a senior living community.
Milwaukee's Margaret Rozga named Wisconsin poet laureate Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Well-known Milwaukee poet and activist Margaret Rozga is Wisconsin's new poet laureate.
Richard Mann's Meydan preview & tips including Poetic Charm for Charlie Appleby Sportinglife.com
Richard Mann previews week three of the Dubai Carnival at Meydan with the Group 2 Fillies and Mares Cape Verdi the feature race on another cracking card.
Colorado Has A New 'Poet Lariat' Who Can Wrangle Words As Well As Cattle Colorado Public Radio
Terry Nash is an award-winning cowboy poet who draws from his own experience as a rancher on the Western Slope.
Poetry in motion The Daily News of Newburyport
AMESBURY â Pam Fenner has had a long, ongoing relationship with a man she never met â and so has much of the city. The individual in question is John ...
Wallace State's Learning Communities welcomes poet Kate Daniels to campus Jan. 24 CullmanSense
Kate Daniels HANCEVILLE â Wallace State's Learning Communities welcomes poet Kate Daniels to campus on Thursday, Jan. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. ...
American Life in Poetry: âGrowing Applesâ The Spokesman-Review
Nancy Miller Gomez lives in California and directs writing workshops for incarcerated men and women. This poem gives us a glimpse of innocent delight inside ...
American Life in Poetry: âExit Glacierâ by Peggy Shumaker The Spokesman-Review
The glaciers that flattened my part of the world made their exit eons ago, but in Alaska, where Peggy Shumaker lives and writes, they're just now beginning to ...
New Print Journal Lyrics As Poetry Spotlights Songwriters American Songwriter
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U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith on Writing, Poetry As Social Activism, & "The Slowdown" - New Hampshire Public Radio
U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith on Writing, Poetry As Social Activism, & "The Slowdown" New Hampshire Public Radio
U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith was awarded the Hall-Kenyon Prize in American Poetry at the Currier Museum in Manchester on Wednesday, December 12.
A Poet Invents Her Voice Hyperallergic
Ursula AndkjĂŠr Olsen's Third-Millennium Heart is a beautiful monster of a book coming at you straight, with no padding of preface or foreword to warn you what ...
TS Eliot Prize: Read extracts from the 10 poets shortlisted for leading poetry prize - Evening Standard
TS Eliot Prize: Read extracts from the 10 poets shortlisted for leading poetry prize Evening Standard
If you're heading into 2019 trying to embrace curiosity and harness creativity, you can't go wrong with a bit of poetry. This Sunday, the ten poets shortlisted for the ...
Franny Choi, Poet - Brief but Spectacular PBS NewsHour
What's the value of asking questions to which we don't know the answer? Poet Franny Choi's "Introduction to Quantum Theory" does just that, and she calls it ...
City says goodbye to a word warrior, St. Louis' first Poet Laureate Michael Castro passes at 73 - St. Louis American
City says goodbye to a word warrior, St. Louis' first Poet Laureate Michael Castro passes at 73 St. Louis American
When Michael Castro spoke in the City Hall Rotunda last month to pass the St. Louis poet laureate torch to his good friend Shirley LeFlore, he beamed.
The Poetry of Rule Breaker Investing The Motley Fool
David Gardner reads five letters from listeners asking for advice, sharing some investing wisdom, and inspiring some poetry-sharing.
PEN America Mourns Meng Lang, "Exquisite Poet, Courageous Activist" PEN America
"Meng Lang was an exquisite poet, a publisher and promoter of the work of colleagues, a courageous activist, and a strong believer in freedom and human ...
Fox Valley poet 'saw with his soul,' inspired others to create Chicago Daily Herald
The Fox Valley arts community is mourning the death of Frank A. Rutledge, regarded as the "poet laureate" of Batavia's Waterline Writers and known for hosting ...
Calling all poet-architects! ZĂłcalo is looking for place-based poetry The Architect's Newspaper
The Architect's Newspaper is the most authoritative voice on architecture and design in the United States.
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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