Barriers - poetry
There are many times I set up barriers and walls, invisible if you come too close, And then you hit them.
You admiration what happened.
You didn't know, I can't let you in.
I've lost the key to open the doors in the walls, and I don't know how To take them down.
Fran Watson Copyright © 2003
For more poetry and stories you can go to Fran's webpage http://www. franwatson. ca
Poetry spot: 'Molcajete' by Annaleez Fishkind AZCentral
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Arundhati Subramaniamâs book of poems offers up a world viewed with quiet wisdom and fresh insight - Scroll.in
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Naomi Shihab Nye is first Arab American author named Young People's Poet Laureate - Los Angeles Times
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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.
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Poetry Month: Hanif Abdurraqib, Yanyi And Franny Choi NPR
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Senior college students publish first poetry book Lewiston Sun Journal
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Inaugural poet Blanco reads at Hutchinson - Belfast - Waldo - Republican Journal - Republican Journal
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'Through poetry, I show there is more to my city than murder and trafficking' - Positive News - Positive.News
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As its five gold awards testify, the spoken word artist's eight-part podcast is a unique mix of music, drama, news and poetry.
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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
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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.
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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
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Here are a few choices to consider for your weekend plans.
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âI Lost My Bodyâ Film Review: Bizarre Animated Film Finds Graphic Poetry in a Severed Hand TheWrap
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Andy Kissane's generous poems welcome you in and demand little in return Sydney Morning Herald
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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
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Is Yoko Ono Underappreciated as a Poet? Chicagomag.com
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Every spring, Travis Lazarczyk proves that as a poet, he's a heck of a sports writer.
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
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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; ...
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FIRST ON FOX | A look at ex-mayor Catherine Pugh's poetry book Fox Baltimore
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San AntonioâBased Poet Naomi Shihab Nye Named Young Peopleâs Poet Laureate Texas Monthly
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'They deserve to be heardâ: Poetry project gives a voice to English language learners - Hawaii News Now
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Sampling huge swathes of text renders This Is No Longer Entertainment a documentary poem.
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Poet Franny Choi Reads From Her New Book 'Soft Science' NPR
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On Poetry And Hearing Hartford Courant
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West Haven man named cityâs first poet laureate New Haven Register
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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
These poems across languages and cultures, translated into English, take on increasing significance in a world that is intolerant of diversity.
'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
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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
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'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
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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
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Young Hamilton poets drop words Louder Than a Bomb CBC.ca
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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 ...
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
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Beyond the Springs: Poetry and food Colorado Springs Gazette
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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
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APRIL YOUTH POETRY FOLIO Hyphen Magazine
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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
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It's never too late to start writing poems - The Poetry Programme RTE.ie
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Greg Jackson Reads âPoetryâ The New Yorker
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âPoet on a Business Tripâ: An offbeat odyssey through Xinjiang with poetry SupChina
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Meghan Markle's Mother's Day Photo Has a Deeper Hidden Message in the Caption Oprah Mag
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Robert Burns Love Poem: A Red, Red Rose
Robert Burns, a poor man, an educated man, and a ladies' man, is agent of Scotland, much like whisky, haggis, bagpipes, and kilts. He lived a life shortened by sore heart disease, 1759-1796, but his life journey because of poverty, informal education, disappointed love, nationalism, and literary and fiscal hit can be identified by all Scots and communal men the world over.
A Case of The Fears
Chicken Soup is good for a coldSleep is good for the FluWhen I get a case of the FearsWhat is a being to do?It is not bacteriaAlthough it can eat away my soulIt is not a virusYet, it can keep me from air wholeI know what will do the trick,What will put me back on top,A great big bowl of Ice CreamWill certainly hit the spotThat was great and now I am doneOne bowl just won't doIf one is good, then more is greatAnd now I have eaten two.Bowls three, four, five and sixCame and then they wentI think my case of the fears are fixedLook at how my time was spentI am in receipt of sleepyIt is time to go to bedMy fears are no longer in my stomachNow they are in my headI close my eyes and I can boil Fears I want to killI will do, anything it takesTo keep the monsters still.
Shakespeares Elegy XVIII, Shall I Equate Thee to a Summers Day?
Shakespeare's sonnets demand time and endeavor to appreciate. Accepting the copious meanings of the lines, the crisply made references, the ability of the images, and the complication of the sound, rhythm and assembly of the verse anxiety interest and experience.
The Power of Ingestion Disorders
I want to get closeI am afraid.Afraid of what you might see.
Lord Byrons She Walks in Beauty
Lord Byron's breach elegy to "She Walks In Beauty" is among the most memorable and most quoted lines in romantic poetry. The breach lines are effortless, graceful, and beautiful, a appropriate match for his poem about a woman who possesses easy grace and beauty.
Thank You To Our Soldiers And A Accolade To Old Glory And A Prayer For Peace
Thank youDedicated to soldiers and their loved onesFor those who have laid in fox holes,carried guns,marched for hours.For those who have had cold disturbed nights,endless days of discomfort.
Beautiful Dreamer, Stephen Foster, Americas First Folk Song Writer
"Beautiful Dreamer" was printed by Stephen Cultivate just ahead of his death in 1864 at age 37. The song became one of his most celebrated and most popular.
Chan Chan and The Gorriones (Two Poems in English and Spanish)
The next two poems, one in English, the other in English and Spanish were done for the duration of this ongoing trip in Peru, while in Lima, even though the poem concerning: Chan Chan was oriinally ongoing last year,while at the antediluvian site in Northern Peru, it was just complete recently.The Gorriones of LimaIt is fall all about me-The Gorriones are swimming in the air Underneath the Lima skyAs if-, if fish could fly?Summer has gone its wayIt is fall again I say! The birds-, they just walk on byLooking, as if, if on parade-AndThe world keeps spinning;They just do not see it Until the hour comes?When the sun goes down!?When,Things get a barely dim;Yet the Gorriones keep on swimming Gracefully, swimming, in the wind-Under the Lima sky? .
To My Friend, With Love
All is still; all quiet; The world seems to be at peace. My soul is singing its cadenced melody And I'm led like in a daydream to write its tunes.
Two Poems, with Emblematic 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.
Three Sweet Poems, and Two Not So Sweet [now in: SPANISH and English]
1) End PoemWherever you are today- Is where you were meant to be; It's where God, dotted the 'i' and the 't'?!2) God's AngelsGod asked his angels: "Why do you look so sad?" Responded one angel: "Sir, we can't find the shade."3) An Empty SpaceOut of wisdom one will wait, travel far for love; the thirst will not kill them.
So many looked to you for inspiration,Unlikely hero for the wheelchair nation.Proudly you fought and arrogantly you believed,Everyone loved you Christopher Reeve.
Three Poems: The Monkey Man of Lima, Plus Two More
What Hides at the back of the Minute?What hides at the back the minute? It seems, no one especially knows; How many times will we wakeup, To count the action gone?The rose was dead when I arrived; The sword, was rusty and dull; The display curtain was open, And there was music in the hall.Oh lovely minute, where art thou? One, is not like the other-: Whirling in an human orbit, As the infinite world discovers.
Catherine Daly reviews Antidotes for an Alibi
Amy King Antidotes for an Alibi BlazeVox Books ISBN 0-9759227-5-0 2005These poems read to me like poetry versions of flash fiction. Now, I like flash fiction very much, but I like the more fabulistic kind.
Stone Beds [A Poem and an Advance]
Stone Beds [Pompeii's surge]Advance: after the great flare-up of Pompeii's close volcano, Vesuvius, some two-thousand years ago in the glory days of the Roman Empire, what was left of the city were commonly ashes of stone from an unleashing furnace; it is hard to assume what the citizens went by means of (none, not one being survived). I can only guess from the looks of the city today, and in its early excavations, its associates were baked alive or asleep, like pottery.
Find the Magic
FIND the MAGICFind the Magic As you delivery old oppression Come out of hiding And see the starsFind the Magic As you expose the pain Let the tears flow And find beauty in your bodyFind the Magic As you scream from the beating Run from the threats And feel the cordiality of a hugFind the Magic As the a small amount girl is silenced Told she is too smart for her own good And she finds her place of honor as she speaks her mindFind the Magic As the ghosts creep into dream Haunt your daily life And you meet them at the crossroads and move onFind the Magic As you drift out of your body, avoiding the anger Observe the separation And you join the body temple once again to celebrate in this distinctive wonderFind the Magic As you listen in to the conflicts and Watch in horror And emerge from the water whole and exquisite in a rainbow of colorsFind the Magic, For you are whole once again© 2004 Susan BaconSusan Bacon is an researcher, educator and author. Call her because of her web site http://www.
Walt Whitman, Romance With a Stranger
The belief of brief encounters, even romantic encounters, with a stranger recurs often in the verses of Walt Whitman.Take, for example, these lines from one of the inscriptions that Whitman wrote to his 1860 journal of Plants of Grass.
Wars, Air of Ambiguity [for: Lt. Laura Walker] in SPANISH and English
Wars, air of AmbiguityDedicated to 1st. Lt.
Have you ever skilled love with a celebrity you know is not a good match for you? Or how about an exciting association that roots itself deep in your memory..
Poems have another cores, or so I believe, and can only be structured well for a number of metaphoric language-heart beats; like all counselors are not made for all clients, so all poems are not made for the same person, or purpose; when we read we all have our likes and dislikes; I do not essentially know what poetry is per se, but I do know what the eminence of poetry has, and great poetry is close to an illusion?it carries an echo I do believe-figurative yes, at best, and questionable yes, by far. Here are five poems I've freshly wrote, all with a altered core, focus and style.
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