Motiff - poetry
Have you ever practiced fascination with a big name you know is not a good match for you? Or how about an exciting affiliation that roots itself deep in your memory. . . Here's my amplify take on a big cheese who trapped my eye years ago and invited me to play footsies in a work cafeteria. Even if naught ever complex from this infatuation, he has never left my thoughts.
Roses are red
Of property you close
Yet by hook or by crook I managed
So I guess I'll just wait
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'A unique and slightly mad effort': mapping Britain in poetry The Guardian
A national community arts project, where poems are matched to precise locations, is reinventing a 17th-century classic for the digital age.
This writer’s job: Get young people to see poetry everywhere Christian Science Monitor
Naomi Shihab Nye, the new young people's poet laureate, encourages children to slow down and notice details – to see that every life is extraordinary.
See inspiration for Angelou’s poetry at historic Overtown rooming house Miami Herald
Tucked into the Miami neighborhood of Overtown is the Historic Ward Rooming House. It was where blacks and Native Americans could stay, and sleep safely, ...
CT Poets’ Corner: The prose poetry of Charles Rafferty reflects life’s tiny moments - Hartford Courant
CT Poets’ Corner: The prose poetry of Charles Rafferty reflects life’s tiny moments Hartford Courant
Charles Rafferty, an award-winning author who directs the MFA program at Albertus Magnus College and teaches at the Westport Writers' Workshop, shares his ...
The industry and poetry of David Smith The Economist
THREE YEARS before he died in a car crash in 1965, David Smith was invited to create work for the Due Monde festival in Spoleto, Italy. One or two pieces ...
Pod Goals: Versify Weaves Simple, Heroic Tales With Original Poetry Nashville Scene
For the sixth installment in our ongoing series about local podcasts, we talk to the poets of Versify.
Marie Ponsot, elegant poet of the sea, stars and her seven-child family, dies at 98 - Washington Post
Marie Ponsot, elegant poet of the sea, stars and her seven-child family, dies at 98 Washington Post
She won the National Book Critics Circle Award for her 1998 collection “The Bird Catcher.”
Modern poetry’s sentimentality problem New Statesman
Two new but stale collections offer joyless caricatures of passion.
Podcasts Are Providing A New Way Into Poetry NPR
A poem on the page has its appeal — but poetry spoken aloud is a more intimate experience. And a new crop of podcasts are expanding poetry, giving context ...
Why Read Poetry? Cherwell Online
It's easy to be intimidated by poetry. Often it withholds as much as it gives, leaves obscure as much as it reveals. And there is so much of it. So many different ...
Novato High School students ace national poetry contest Marin Independent Journal
Eight teens from Marin School of the Arts at Novato High School dazzled national poetry judges in a new contest run by the New York Times.
American Life in Poetry | Ragged Right | journalstar.com Lincoln Journal Star
The following poem by James Davis May, published in 32 Poems Magazine, has a sentence I'd like to underline, because it states just what I look for in the ...
Marie Ponsot, Poet of Love, Divorce and Family, Dies at 98 The New York Times
After a promising start as a published poet in the 1950s, Marie Ponsot put her career aside. She was a single mother in New York City, with seven children to ...
Remembering the life and poetry of Marie Ponsot America Magazine
The poet Marie Ponsot, who died on July 5 at age 98, had a life eventful enough to overshadow her poems. Nevertheless, future generations of readers will still ...
The Poetry of Lali Tsipi Michaeli TLV1 Podcasts
Lali Tsipi Michaeli's work attempts to capture, not just the mind at work, but also the spirit, the soul, as it becomes aware of itself as an entity both anchored in, ...
New book of poetry inspired by the Isle of Wight and wider world Isle of Wight County Press
LIVING on the Isle of Wight proved the perfect inspiration for a new poetry book.
Watch These Young Spoken-Word Poets Take On Climate Change Natural Resources Defense Council
Across the world, tens of thousands of young people are taking to the streets to protest climate inaction. And at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem last month, ...
Orhan Veli Kanık becomes 2nd most read poet in world Hurriyet Daily News
A masterpiece by a prominent 20th-century Turkish poet became the second most widely-read poem in the world, according to a Berlin-based multi-lingual ...
DC church mixes spoken word and social justice with 'Prophetic Poetry Slam' - Episcopal News Service
DC church mixes spoken word and social justice with 'Prophetic Poetry Slam' Episcopal News Service
LaTonya Merritt performs at All Souls Episcopal Church's Prophetic Poetry Slam in Washington, D.C., on July 13, 2019. Photo: Egan Millard/ENS. [Episcopal ...
Missoula kids learn poetry and pasta | Local The Missoulian
Twenty-one kids spread out along the sidewalk in front of Caffe Dolce Monday, with some talking in groups of two or three, and others off by themselves reading ...
Albuquerque Museum’s 3rd Thursday event offers poetry and projects for entire family KRQE News 13
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)- Every third Thursday of the month, the Albuquerque Museum hosts a 3rd Thursday event. This is a free after-hours program that ...
Z-Line Poetry: "Madre America" bushwickdaily.com
Our OG Bushwick poet comes back for our third installment. — Bushwick Daily.
Joy Harjo is the first Native American U.S. poet laureate The Washington Post
“My role as a poet is as a healer,” says Joy Harjo. “Poetry is a healing force.” The 68-year-old Native American writer first felt that restorative power during a ...
‘The Last Love Poem I Will Ever Write’ and other best poetry of the month The Washington Post
How do people deal with traumas and painful memories? For Gregory Orr, one of our most esteemed lyric poets, the answer is to embrace language and to grow ...
50 Must-Read Best Poetry Books Book Riot
Get more poetry into your life with this list of 50 of the best poetry books, with books from ancient times through today.
Dead Poets Society: 30 years on Robin Williams' stirring call to 'seize the day' endures - The Guardian
Dead Poets Society: 30 years on Robin Williams' stirring call to 'seize the day' endures The Guardian
From its enthusiasm for literature to its rousing finale, Peter Weir's film is a salute to inspiration itself.
Campbell McGrath Reads Czeslaw Milosz The New Yorker
Campbell McGrath joins Kevin Young to discuss “Realism,” by Czeslaw Milosz, and his own poem “The Human Heart.” McGrath has published several poetry ...
Stranger Things' Dacre Montgomery Has A Poetry Podcast You'll Want To Listen To Refinery29
Actor Dacre Montgomery is nothing like his "Stranger Things" character, Billy Hargrove — and he has a soothing, sensitive poetry podcast to prove it.
Poetry readings planned at The Harlow Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Poets Elizabeth Potter and Judith Robbins will be featured at 7 p.m. Friday, July 19, at the Harlow, 100 Water St., in Hallowell. The event is part of the.
Poetry for People Who Hate Poetry, No. 10 Cleveland Scene
This is the tenth column in a monthly series by Dave Lucas, the Poet Laureate of the State of Ohio. You can read his previous columns here. *** But does poetry ...
From the Porch Steps: Does anyone read poetry? Daily Commercial
I was looking through all my little nooks and crannies for a pamphlet I had written years ago called raising baby on a shoe string, or something like that. A friend ...
NPR Review: 'The Cuban Comedy,' By Pablo Medina NPR
Pablo Medina's The Cuban Comedy walks a fine line between poetry and political satire. The story is deeply immersed in post-revolution Cuba, in the crumbling ...
The poetry of preserving what we hope to leave behind Angelus News
Preservation,” the first poem of Craig Beaven's debut collection, is set in Texas on the eve of a hurricane, the storm “still 12 hours away, still // hot and sunny / in ...
Glaser uses poetry to reflect on humanity | Spotlight SoMdNews.com
The Maryland Writers' Association created the Writers' Round Table Program to encourage writers, poets, playwrights and authors through monthly articles and ...
New L.A. book festival LitLit announces talks by poets Yesika Salgado, Vickie Vertiz and more - Los Angeles Times
New L.A. book festival LitLit announces talks by poets Yesika Salgado, Vickie Vertiz and more Los Angeles Times
The city's newest book festival, to be held at the Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles arts complex, will host four panels on July 20 and 21 as part of its programming, ...
Watch Your Poetry With The Visible Poetry Project Book Riot
The Visible Poetry Project has a clear mission: launch 30 videos in the 30 days of April to celebrate National Poetry Month. Get the deets here!
Poetry: Roughing It Adirondack Almanack
Roughing It. I remember cold backpack mornings in Augusts in the Adirondacks in the late 1960s, hanging-in our sleeping bags long after waking from sleep
Psychiatric Times' Poet Awarded International Prestige Psychiatric Times
Congratulations and kudos to Dr Richard M. Berlin, whose poem “Eye Contact” was chosen to be included in the 2019 Hippocrates Prize Anthology.
Miya Poetry: Why is it creating noise in Assam now | Explained India Today
Simply put, the Miya poetry genre paints a picture of stigma and humiliation embedded in the identity -- "Miya" tag.
Poetry Contest Is For Those Touched By Cancer CapeNews.net
Falmouth Public Library and Falmouth Hospital are partnering for the poetry writing contest, Poetry of Courage and Survival, for anyone affected by cancer.
Poetry in Muslim ‘dialect’ kicks up a storm in Assam The Hindu
Pranabjit Doloi, a freelance journalist, had filed the complaint objecting the “use of certain terms conveying to the world that the Assamese people are ...
Harvard's Stephanie Burt rethinks our relationship with poetry Harvard Gazette
Stephanie Burt's new book is a guide to understanding an art form that for many feels difficult to access. She talks about creating a “travel guide” for poetry.
Alabama's 'Father Goose' is as prolific a poet as ever AL.com
Charles Ghigna (pronounced “Geen-ya,” with a hard g), better known as the poet “Father Goose,” happily climbs the stairs to his wood-paneled office, which he ...
Stockton educator turns author with book of poetry for kids Stockton Record
LODI — Unbeknownst to longtime educator Sylvia Ulmer, decades of stories from growing up in El Salvador to having silly conversations with one of her 10 ...
America has its first Native poet laureate and her interview is a must-read. GOOD
Not only can poetry foster a love of language, it can also help create tolerance for cultures that have been erased throughout history. Joy Harjo, a member of the ...
Intimidated by verse? ‘Don’t Read Poetry’ explores how to enjoy poems. Christian Science Monitor
Stephanie Burt entices readers into an appreciation of poetry by demystifying the act of poetry reading.
Charles Simic reflects on what set James Tate’s late poetry apart The Washington Post
What makes James Tate's later poetry unlike that of most American poets writing today is that it is rarely about him. It was not always like that. When I first met him ...
Bella Thorne Said She’s Baring All In Her New Poetry Novel BuzzFeed News
Thorne opened up about her past and present in a collection of newly published poems, she told BuzzFeed News' Profile.
Lit Bits: Ron McCallum's memoir and spaced-themed poetry The Canberra Times
From 'meet the author' events to poetry readings, there's plenty happening in Canberra's literary world this week.
Poets to read Mount Desert Islander
SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Starr Cummin Bright and Susan Deborah King will read their poetry on Tuesday, July 16, at 5:30 p.m. at the Southwest Harbor Public.
Muni Poetry - Great Highway (18 46th Avenue) thebaycitybeacon.com
This article is part of a poetry series dedicated to every Muni route in San Francisco. You can find the poet, Mc "Mack" Allen, on twitter at @that_mc.
Geoffrey Hill's Darkly Luminous Poetry Hyperallergic
Hill worked on The Book of Baruch by the Gnostic Justin for several years before his death, planning no conclusion; the book would simply consist of as many ...
Columbia Poets Respond to Visual Art at Stormwater Studios Charleston Post Courier
Just about every school kid ends up studying John Keats' 1819 poem “Ode On A Grecian Urn.” It's one of the best-known poems in literary history, and one of its.
Nadia Shpachenko’s The Poetry of Places Explores Architecture as Inspiration I CARE IF YOU LISTEN
Anne Goldberg-Baldwin reviews The Poetry of Places, the latest album from pianist Nadia Shpachenko featuring works inspired by architecture and landscapes.
Guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto brings his cinematic guitar poetry to the Button Factory Stage July 19 - Foster's Daily Democrat
Guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto brings his cinematic guitar poetry to the Button Factory Stage July 19 Foster's Daily Democrat
Hiroya Tsukamoto is a mesmerizing (predominantly) finger style guitarist from Kyoto, Japan, who, in 2018, took second prize at the International Finger Style ...
Joy Harjo named first Native American poet laureate Big Think
Joy Harjo is a poet, author and musician, and is an active member of the Muscogee Nation. Poet laureates are charged with overseeing poetry readings at the ...
Adi Assis's Poetry of Social Critique and Personal Pain TLV1 Podcasts
The poetry of Adi Assis injects us with the distress that consumes his days and nights. His laments madden us as we find ourselves rare witness to ...
Here’s how to arrange the poems in your poetry manuscript Press-Enterprise
I'll begin with a prefatory caveat, based on my experience as a writer and teacher: There are no rules; learn them all. It is both exciting and a special kind of ...
Tracy K Smith on the place of poetry in modern America – books podcast The Guardian
This week's show is dedicated to poetry. The outgoing US poet laureate, Tracy K Smith, sits down with Richard to discuss her 15-year career and the role of ...
What Makes Poetry Unique? We Ask Houston's New Poet Laureate Houstonia Magazine
Meet Leslie Contreras Schwartz. A Rice grad and author of two books, she succeeds Deborah D.E.E.P Mouton as Houston's fourth poet laureate, serving from ...
New & Noteworthy Poetry From Tina Chang, Natalie Scenters-Zapico and More The New York Times
A selection of recent poetry books; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading.
Meet Joy Harjo, the new U.S. Poet Laureate Chicago Tribune
Meet Joy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. Poet Laureate. After her first week with the title, we chat music, responsibility of the position and the possibility of ...
Holly Prado, poet who championed L.A.’s literary scene, dies at 81 Los Angeles Times
Holly Prado, an admired poet, fiction writer and educator who championed what she came to see as Los Angeles' under-recognized literary scene, has died at ...
Poetry and Modernity Merion West
“Any civilization or culture is itself a vast dynamic interpretation or, we could even say, a vast dynamic work of art.” One of my earliest memories of an image ...
American Life in Poetry: Origami Lake County News
We haven't published nearly enough poems written for young people, and here's one I like a great deal, by Joyce Sutphen, the current Minnesota poet laureate, ...
Reviving Northern Ireland's poetry scene one poem at a time BBC News
Poetry slams, spoken word events and recitals. Why are so many young people turning to poetry?
Immersed in poetry at the Library of Congress Penn: Office of University Communications
As a poet herself, working at the Poetry and Literature Center at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., has been the perfect opportunity for rising Penn ...
Author and poet Michael Warr examines the connection between poetry and the protest movment - WGN Radio - Chicago
Author and poet Michael Warr examines the connection between poetry and the protest movment WGN Radio - Chicago
Author, poet and editor Michael Warr joins Justin to discuss the new book, "Of Poetry and Protest: From Emmitt Till to Trayvon Martin." Michael talks about how ...
Alice Oswald elected Oxford professor of poetry by huge margin The Guardian
Alice Oswald has won the race to be Oxford's latest professor of poetry. She will be the first woman to serve in the position, established more than 300 years ago.
Olympic Theatre Arts sponsors youth poetry competition Sequim Gazette
A special poetry contest for youths and teens 18 years and younger will see the winning piece earn a special role in the Olympic Theatre Arts Children's Theatre ...
Pittsburgh Poetry Stalwart Marks First Release On A Major Press 90.5 WESA
Poet Michael Wurster organized his career around his passion. Wurster grew up mostly in Iowa, loving poetry, and earned an English degree at Dickinson.
Paul Simon, Alice Quinn honored by Poetry Society of America Fox News
Paul Simon doesn't care much for requests, but he might ask you to sing along. The singer-songwriter's latest honor came from the Poetry Society of America, ...
Poetry helps tech grad cope with illness Deccan Herald
An IIIT-B graduate, Reijul developed juvenile diabetes at the age of 6, and in 2015, he was diagnosed with schizophrenia, because of which he had to ...
Prize-winning poets to read at Lewes library July 24 CapeGazette.com
José Padua, winner of the Miller Williams Poetry Award, and his wife Heather Lynne Davis, winner of the Hayden Carruth Poetry Prize at Syracuse University, ...
Meet Joy Harjo, The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate NPR
NPR's Noel King talks to Joy Harjo, who is a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation. She grew up in Oklahoma and has been writing poetry since the 1970s.
Wanted: Talented applicant for next state poet laureate Toledo Blade
What does one do as the Ohio poet laureate? Well, he drives, for one. Dave Lucas offered in a good-natured conversation via cell phone somewhere between ...
Dacre Montgomery Has A Podcast & It’s A Total 180 From Stranger Things’ Billy Refinery29
Actor Dacre Montgomery is nothing like his "Stranger Things" character, Billy Hargrove — and he has a soothing, sensitive poetry podcast to prove it.
Rhyme in a box: Are you a poet? Let people know it! Chinook Observer
SURFSIDE — Tony Pfannenstiel wants to brighten lives on the Long Beach Peninsula with poetry.
Father Amde Is the Writing Seer of Watts ~ Poetry Corner lataco.com
He is wise. He is righteous. He is a Watts Prophet. Anthony “Amde” Hamilton better known as Father Amde stands with the Watts community through poetry that ...
“Bless the Poets”: First Native US Poet Laureate Calls Us All to a Different Future - Nonprofit Quarterly
“Bless the Poets”: First Native US Poet Laureate Calls Us All to a Different Future Nonprofit Quarterly
Joy Harjo is the first Native American US Poet Laureate. She was appointed this week by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, who said that Harjo's work ...
Meet the man behind the Tube poetry brightening Londoners’ days MyLondon
The hero we didn't know we needed to get us through our commute.
Marathon of Poetry at Mulford East Hampton Star
Sunday is the day, 5:30 is the time, the Mulford Farm on James Lane in East Hampton Village is the place, and poetry is the name of the game. Specifically, it's ...
Poetry event focuses on criminal justice San Marcos Daily Record
Poetry: Awakening Adirondack Almanack
Awakening. Mottled beams of sunlight. Filter down through dense canopies, To feed the whispering, wooded forest. Stirred breezes and shadows move like ...
2 local poets: 'The spirit of activism has always been in LA poetry' kcrw.com
Southern California may not get the credit it deserves for its strong literary community and a great spoken word scene. However, poets Shonda Buchanan and ...
Enjoy some poetry from J-Lyn's soul Germiston City News
J-Lyn Matjila explores her passion for writing and has released an emotional poetry book.
Large visual poetry collection moves into UI Special Collections UI The Daily Iowan
While poetry is often thought of as ink on paper, the work of concrete poets blurs the lines between written work and visual art. The University of Iowa Libraries ...
A Conversation With Joy Harjo, The First Native American Poet Laureate WBUR
The new poet laureate of the United States is also the first Native American appointed to the post. We'll talk with Joy Harjo.
Ifeanyi Menkiti, Wellesley professor who rescued the Grolier Poetry Book Shop, dies at 78 - The Boston Globe
Ifeanyi Menkiti, Wellesley professor who rescued the Grolier Poetry Book Shop, dies at 78 The Boston Globe
Ifeanyi Menkiti, 78, of Somerville, was a longtime Wellesley College philosophy professor and poet who purchased the Grolier Poetry Book Shop in 2006, ...
Keizer's poetry a collection of 'aha' moments Brattleboro Reformer
Garret Keizer's poetry has been in major magazines such as The New Yorker and Ploughshares, in small, curated literary journals like the Alaska Quarterly ...
Poetry Jam returning to Creston BCLocalNews
Local writers and poets are invited to celebrate a night of literature at an open mic night in Creston.
Poetry Mobile keeps Museum on a roll Sentinel & Enterprise
FITCHBURG — Conceived by city artist and Revolving Museum Founder Jerry Beck, the Poetry Mobile is a collaborative public art project featuring poetry ...
Daily Life, Divorce, Race In New Collection By Massachusetts Poet New England Public Radio
The poet January Gill O'Neil writes a lot about life after her divorce. That includes what she calls the ordinary, boring stuff. But her poems about a trip.
Poetry Pick: Amanda Gorman at MOCA L.A. Weekly
Gorman has recently become a paragon of poetry, acquitting herself admirably as the first Youth Poet Laureate of the United States (in 2017) and the Youth Poet ...
Greta Bellamacina On Battling Sexism At Cannes And The Poetry Of Valentino's AW19 Collection - Vogue.co.uk
Greta Bellamacina On Battling Sexism At Cannes And The Poetry Of Valentino's AW19 Collection Vogue.co.uk
Greta Bellamacina on working with Valentino's Pierpaolo Piccioli, her debut feature Hurt by Paradise, and being turned away on the red carpet at Cannes 2019.
Hungering: a Poetry Jukebox for Dublin’s Docklands The Irish Times
'We asked for poems about hunger now, and the memory of past hunger that lingers in the gut'
This debut collection of poetry maps a geography of anguish in its lines and images Scroll.in
An assured collection, Saima Afreen's poems in 'Sin of Semantics' navigate pain as well as places with passion, though they are a little too lush sometimes.
In a Small State of Poetry: No simple choices when it comes to pregnancy The Providence Journal
Guest writer Sussy Santana explores the complex and shifting emotions she experienced in each of her pregnancies, underscoring the deeply personal ...
"Can poetry save us?": An Interview with Bifo E-Flux
In the English-language edition of Le Monde Diplomatique, Mike Huguenor interviews Franco “Bifo” Berardi about his recent book Breathing: Chaos and Poetry, ...
Proprietors of iconic Main Street diner open their doors to Poetry Street RiverheadLOCAL
Poetry Street has found a new home. The popular five-year-old, open-mic venue for poetry readings will take up residence at Sunny's diner on East Main Street ...
Poetry in a Nutshell
Poetry is more than just rhyming and prose that is in meters and verse. It is an art form.
A Atypical Place...
I wish we had met 20 years ago..
San Francisco [Almost a Sonnet]
(The city by the bay of Northern California, near which the Conciliatory Ocean resides; the year is 1967)Mid October seemed like some bounce day,When all the way through the controlled waters, dry as lead, The ferry, like vague gloom that stand the dead,Slipped down the bent coast of Frisco bay, Rounded the Blond Gate,-and San Francisco lay, Before me, that gay city, pink and red, Hippies enclosed Haigh Asbury's down-and-out head,-My home, to be, I found stirring and grey.The waves broken on the wooden-sides; fishermenNearby with long necks, looked and cast again.
Feelings, O How Glorious!
Sometimes we feel hard-pressed, Our backs aligned with the wall; Sometimes we feel lightheaded, As if we are going to fall.Sometimes we feel fierce anger At those who abuse guns; Sometimes we feel ashamed Of how we treat God's a small amount ones.
Life is a Fantasy
LIFE IS A FANTASY!A pink-eyed rabbit, fuzzy whiteHops in bedrooms overflowing with frightA child of six with much to knowHer father's basest feelings showShe knows of LOVE, only all through himHe satisfies his every whimHe leaves, she wipes himfrom her chin!Her look after NEEDS to see the bestHe answered her God requestTo have a roof to comfort bringA yard where all the birdies singTell me how she could exceedingly knowWhat basis for knowledge could she go?Her nurse commonly beaten if not worseThe cycle of violence - a woman's curseConflicting visions, dependenciesOne can continue many idiosyncrasiesShe could not make him defendant beDenial, avoidance? she disbelievesThe rabbit hides beneath tall trees.At thirteen a step-grandfatha'Finds a well-trained girl that oughta'Do what brawny men requestNever aware what is bestAnd run away she does at lastFreedom can be such a 'blast'A rabbit's foot upon a chainThe FANTASY her 'safe' domainHow long in life must it remain?To care for her from these menWho at all times for her lips, do 'yen'A state trooper in Tennessee Like every other man does see Her lips so full and juicy red Through the bars, not in a bed.
In The Midst Of All
In the midst of darkness, there is light. In the midst of evil, there is virtue.
Let Your Feelings Be Your Guide
The light of all eternity shines with me now / My feelings light up my life / How I find my way is firm by them / They light up my path and show me who I amWhen I was young, I felt so many clothes / Then came the day when I could not stand the pain / My world was chaos then, overflowing with be sorrowful and grief / So I bunged up to defend that fragile Self withinYears would go by beforehand I could open again / I was compulsory to by state of affairs clear of my be in charge of / Life dealt me blows which I later acknowledged as my own / To initiate me to that be sad deep inside my SoulI worked hard to find my way back to the Light / To that place contained by where I could feel once again / There my Heart shone forth with a brave face / And shed light on all that I had concealedNow I see how I clogged that tender-hearted Self / How I froze in the face of my future / Troubles swirled about as a continual cause of grief / And I fell to sleep out of fearI am arousing now to the deep void inside / Where I've stored all those troubles and pain / I fight my way back to that axis once again / So I can come forth finally and be trueMy life moves accelerate as of this day / When I committed to judgment my true Self / I've engaged all comportment of demons on this journey / To arrival to that Cause deep insideI wish for life to fill me now and bring all it can / I am dry for encounter and for cyst / I want bestow assets from my Soul to fill me / So that I can truly enjoy all that I beholdThis work is at times challenging as I have educated / But no more than any task requiring Love / This journey enriches me with its aim / And fills me with Life and SoulThis is my gift to myself, my own holy Soul / To have, to hold and to observe / This Heart that bled is now medicinal its wounds / And can be in the black again from what Life bringsLet there never be a benefit to where hurts cramp me up / And fill me with acidity and pain / I am awake now, yes, and can move ahead / To be conscious of all that Life has assignedOh glory to you, my Sweet Soul, for appearance this day / I thank you from the foot of my Heart / We two can sing as one the praises of Love / That take us accelerate on this journey all the way through timeNever let it be said that one so deserving / Could not find his or her way Home / All whom will admire shall see this Light in turn / And know that their journey can be wonI take you with me now, my Sweet Soul / For you are here in my hands / Where I can regard you / And together, we can be so bold"Move on," you say to me. "Move on, my love / The Light needs for us to do so" / And my Heart sings with the promise / So that "Yes" is the key I can render with easeMy Heart is full with Love and joy in this flash / Knowing that I am with you, my Soul / My feelings tell me you are there and all the time were / Till that sleep came over me at an earlier time onBy development to your touch do I know You / And find my own truth there in your eyes / You show me all the way through Love what my drive can be / I am inspired by this all ears designI am contented we are here together, in this life / I am happy that our love is so biting / For now I can reach you, my Sweet Soul Magnificent / When you call to me from deep surrounded by my HeartI have your come back with Dear, and know this to be true / That you and I are everlastingly to be born / In this life or another, we join with each other / And We Soar .
Article on Poetry and Two Poems
Writing Poetry for TomorrowWhat does a man need to be a poet, or tomorrow's literary giant? Questions many a scholar has asked, from Harvard all the way to the area seminary in one's hometown. What is the answer? Well, I can give you mine, and I'm sure if you asked a hundred writers, or a hundred scholars, you'd get two hundred another answers.
Stone Beds [A Poem and an Advance]
Stone Beds [Pompeii's surge]Advance: after the great epidemic of Pompeii's close volcano, Vesuvius, some two-thousand years ago in the peak of your success 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 assume what the ancestors went because of (none, not one character survived). I can only guess from the looks of the city today, and in its early excavations, its citizens were baked alive or asleep, like pottery.
Two Poems and an Breakdown ['Witness,' & 'An Old Love']
Two Poems and an Chemical analysis ['Witness,' & 'An Old Love']WitnessMy face belongs to whoever sees it Everything has a connotation but life Even the bugs strive for existence God saved man, from God Ghosts have lonely sins Her bones are stones Up and down the hill Gardens blossom Spotless skies Dramatists August I can not rest!..
Burning Autumn Trees [a poem in Spanish and English]
Burning Autumn Leaves [1950s in St. Paul, Minnesota]My long steel barbed rake punctured And twisted all the way through tons of autumn leaves (back in the '50s); And there's a hill yet, I didn't rake, I see Behind it, two embankments Leaves I didn't rake a day ago; The essence of fall sleeps on the ground.
The Plane from Iquitos [1959-Part One]
Iquitos & the Amazon Part OneIt was December 2, l959, I was session on a small prop-plane goodbye Iquitos, Peru for a trip down the Amazon about the opening, the mouth of the mighty Amazon,--to Manaus. As we flew low one could see the waters of the Amazon, the city all the time impressed me, but more from this birds-eye view, you could see the mighty river in its squid like form, with all it tentacles [contributories: waters involving to the river].
I am not the one I was already yesterday.I cannot go back.
Robert Burns Love Poem: A Red, Red Rose
Robert Burns, a poor man, an educated man, and a ladies' man, is characteristic of Scotland, much like whisky, haggis, bagpipes, and kilts. He lived a life shortened by stiff heart disease, 1759-1796, but his life journey all through poverty, informal education, disappointed love, nationalism, and literary and economic hit can be identified by all Scots and customary men the world over.
You can do and you can be whatever you want. You have the power, and the right, to make the changes.
Looking Out the Rear Window
The funeral rite concluded With the cleric shaking hands, Offering words of comfort I didn't quite understand.The undertakers came forth And summoned pallbearers' four.
A World That Doesnt Care
War bombs may explode demolishing man and land. Hurricanes may devastate and leave us fully bare.
Rules for Copy Poetry
You've been journalism poetry since that first assignment in your high educate journalism class. You know the rules about copy poetry, right? Are there rules? Well, if you common the poetry forums crossways the Internet as much as I do, you'd find that there are a lot of amateur poets who inflexibly assert that there are no rules for copy poetry and if a celebrity even suggests comprehension poetry or books on poetry, many of the amateur poets will throw up a defending front.
Become A Poet In Ten Minutes
Have you ever sat there staring at the paper, ready to write, but unsure where to begin? Want a blend that will overcome even the worst writer's block? Anybody can start journalism poetry today using a few clear-cut techniques.One, two, .
JOINEDHeart beat of man pounding - yet unheard joined becomes the beat of a nation.Words of man written - yet unread joined becomes a proclamation.
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