Top 20 poetry quotations - poetry
Explore the gist of poetry and the motivation of poets with this elite album of suggestive quotations. . .
-- Georges Brague
-- Paul Dirac
-- T. S. Eliot
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson
-- Gustave Flaubert
-- Christopher Fry
-- Robert Ranke Graves
-- Henrik Ibsen
-- John F. Kennedy
--Thomas Babington Macaulay
-- Joseph Roux
--Percy Byshe Shelley
-- William Wordsworth
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Without poetry, a city has no soul mySanAntonio.com
Since the early '90s, San Antonio has been a haven for poets and freethinkers. Even before the infectious Canto Al Pueblo poetry sessions that peppered the ...
The poetry of James Matthew Wilson, a storyteller of spiritual anxiety Angelus News
Can our age speak of tragedy / Anymore? Or is comedy / The only plot left in the room?â The poetry of James Matthew Wilson asks questions worth pondering ...
The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate on How Poetry Can Counter Hate TIME
Joy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. poet laureate, tells TIME about her new book, 'An American Sunrise,' and the state of poetry.
Ode to the poem: why memorising poetry still matters for human connection The Conversation AU
Memorising poetry is a kind of long-term investment. To take a poem with us so we can truly know it, we must know it by heart.
âPoetry Enhances The Joy Of Reading The Bibleâ Mesquite Local News
Posted by Teri Nehrenz | Aug 23, 2019 | Church News / Directory, Top Stories | 0. âPoetry Enhances The Joy Of Reading The Bibleâ. By Travis Lauterbach.
5 Skokie students win Gwendolyn Brooks Youth Poetry awards Chicago Tribune
Five students from Skokie were recognized this month for their way with words when they were named winners at the annual Gwendolyn Brooks Youth Poetry ...
Joy Harjoâs stunning new collection and other best poetry collections this month - The Washington Post
Joy Harjoâs stunning new collection and other best poetry collections this month The Washington Post
If you read only one book of poems this summer, make it âAn American Sunriseâ (Norton) by Joy Harjo, the first Native American to be named U.S. poet laureate.
Cenap Ćahabettin: Pioneer of Turkish symbolic poetry Daily Sabah
One of the first pioneers who brought the psychology of the self to the lines of poetry, Cenap Ćahabettin contributed to renewing the path of Turkish lyric poetry ...
This New Book Shows The Poetic Side Of Science Forbes
The book "A Sonnet To Science" highlights the creative side of research by profiling six scientists who also write poetry. From Ada Lovelace to Miroslav Holub, ...
New & Noteworthy Poetry From James Tate, Jana Prikryl and More The New York Times
A selection of recent poetry books; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading.
This thread about a woman reading poetry to console a stranger is remarkable The indy100
Poetry has gotten a bad rep over the years, but it turns out it can still help people in times of crisis. A woman, Agnes Frimston, posted to Twitter that she had ...
Eureka's Poet Laureate David Holper | A+E North Coast Journal
Congratulations, Eureka, you have your first poet laureate. David Holper, a 61-year-old professor of English at College of the Redwoods and brave judge of the...
Poet Saida Dahir On 'The Walking Stereotype' NPR
Eighteen-year-old Muslim Somali refugee Saida Dahir is an activist and hopes to inspire as a spoken word artist. Her debut poetry album is The Walking ...
'Friday Night Writes' offers an evening of paddling and poetry St. Croix 360
Join St. Croix 360 editor Greg Seitz and the St. Croix River Association for late summer kayaking and writing on the river.
The Rhythmic Poetry of Laura Muenstererâs Debut Book freebird Eurweb.com
To Laura Muensterer, poetry is the deconstruction of the human experience in all its glory; something young people can quite easily relate to.
Krishna: The enchanting pied piper of Urdu poetry Big News Network
India has long been known for its Ganga-Jamuni tahzeeb or the syncretic culture where diverse religions especially Hindus and Muslims live in harmony to cr.
El Chante hosts poetry workshop on anger UNM Daily Lobo
The colorful El Chante: Casa De Cultura on the southwest corner of Park Avenue and 8th Street is home to burqueĂ±o poets every first and third Tuesday of the ...
American Life in Poetry Shawangunk Journal
NEW YORK â Let's hope that by the time this column appears all fires in California have been extinguished. I wanted to offer you a poem that shows us what that ...
State Poetry Champ to Attend UA in Fall UANews
Before Edgardo Aguilar knew about the likes of William Yeats and Maya Angelou, he fell in love with the poetry of musical artists such as Tupac, Bob Dylan and ...
Opinion | Poetry is alive in Hamilton (I think) TheSpec.com
It's here. I can smell it. Yes, poetry is alive in Hamilton, and it's permeating the air like the *fresh*-baked scent of Donut Monster.
Bookshop Vending Machines Distribute Poetry from Behind Bars Nonprofit Quarterly
July 26, 2019; Star Tribune. When you turn the knob on the vending machine in a Minnesota bookstore, do not expect a gumball or little plastic toy. Instead, you'll ...
A new installation encourages people to read poetry PotomacLocal.com
Write by the Rails (WbtR), the Prince William Chapter of the Virginia Writer's Club, is pleased to announce the launch of an area-wide poetry installation entitled ...
Poetry in motion Otago Daily Times
Poet, fiction writer, and former Burns Fellow Sue Wootton reads poetry yesterday at an event to mark National Poetry Day, at The Link, a University of Otago ...
Portsmouth poet laureate launches program giving poetry books to newborns Foster's Daily Democrat
Perhaps the most important thing parents can do to ready their child for school is to read to them regularly or read with them as they mature. It is vital to a child's ...
125 poets in lineup for weekend Boston Poetry Marathon Boston.com
BOSTON (AP) â Ready, set, recite: The Boston Poetry Marathon is back. The annual event began Friday and runs through the weekend at the Community ...
Lee Bennett Hopkins, Champion of Poetry for Children, Dies at 81 The New York Times
Lee Bennett Hopkins, who in scores of anthologies he edited as well as in his own writings used poetry as a tool to teach and fire the imaginations of young ...
Poetry is for all the times in your life Stuff.co.nz
OPINION: A poem expresses perfectly the things we feel deeply, but may not be able to put into words.
New Book Captures the Poetry of Detroit's Musical Legacy WDET
The Motor City is known for its historic music legacy â from Motown to blues, rock and techno â and now that culture will be captured in a new book of poetry.
At age 101, this woman released her first collection of poems The Washington Post
Sarah Yerkes was in her 90s when a friend invited her to try something new. A graduate of Harvard University's Graduate School of Design, Yerkes had had ...
The Case of the âDisappearingâ Poet The New Republic
Why did a white poet see the success of writers of color as a signal of his own demise?
Meet Colorado's New Poet Laureate University of Denver
As his email signature will tell you, Bobby LeFebre is many things â word architect, performer and cultural worker, to name just a few. And as of July 23, he's ...
Eureka names first poet laureate Eureka Times Standard
Eureka's first-ever poet laureate David Holper, a mainstay in College of the Redwoods' department of English, applied for the position because he feels the city ...
The healing power of poetry AAMCNews
It beats like a heart, soothes emotional wounds, and builds life-giving connections. Rafael Campo, physician and award-winning author, prescribes poetry for ...
Poetry reading set Sunday at Grandma's Kitchen | Arts | union-bulletin.com - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
Poetry reading set Sunday at Grandma's Kitchen | Arts | union-bulletin.com Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
Joshua Lew McDermott, Dennis Held and Mary Aparicio Castrejon will give a reading of their poetry at 6:30 p.m. Sunday in Grandma's Kitchen, 36 S. Colville St.
âDoes poetry have a gender issue?â Irish Times
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Taking poetic license in Oldsmar | News Suncoast News
OLDSMAR â According to a 2012 Library of Congress article, âThe responsibilities of Poets Laureate during their terms are not well understood because there ...
The best recent poetry â review roundup The Guardian
Skin Can Hold by Vahni Capildeo, Anthony Anaxagorou's After the Formalities and The Tradition by Jericho Brown.
PODCAST: Literature and Poetry in the Biggest Little City ThisisReno
Reno's creative arts generate millions of dollars in the local economy each year. That includes personal income, government revenues, and total jobs supported ...
Why Spoken Word Artist Regie Cabico Calls Himself an 'Accidental Poet' Smithsonian.com
The renowned slam poetry artist is performing at Smithsonian's Asian American Literature Festival in August and is featured in the latest Sidedoor podcast.
Nail Art, Poetry, and The North Face: Meet London's New Art Wave Highsnobiety
For the relaunch of the 90s-era Denali fleece, Jess Young and Kai Isaiah Jamal are channeling the brand's history to explore their creative depths.
Natasha Trethewey, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet, To Visit Bryan Sept. 20 The Chattanoogan
Critically acclaimed author, Natasha Trethewey, will visit Bryan College Sept. 20 to share her life journey and discuss her work with faculty, students, staff, and ...
The agony and the ecstasy -- a call for dogma to embrace poetry updated rabble.ca
As Eid al adha and Tisha b'av coincided this month and news from the Holy Land -- not to mention America -- seems as grim as ever, and extremists of all faiths ...
Walt Whitman Birthplace Association to host 'Poetry in Performance' - Entertainment - The Island Now
Walt Whitman Birthplace Association to host 'Poetry in Performance' - Entertainment The Island Now
On Friday, Sept. 6 from 7 to 9 p.m., the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association will be presenting the ninth season of âPoetry in Performance: Walking with Whitman ...
Speaking Poetry with a Pathbreaking Poet Laureate Washington Examiner
When Joy Harjo speaks, she does so poetically. âWe're not trying to mean exactly here,â she says as she explains what distinguishes poetry from other types of ...
The Statue of Liberty, the 'Mending Wall,' and the politicization of poetry Washington Examiner
When the Statue of Liberty stretches out its arms to the tired, the poor, and the huddled masses, it ought to have a few caveats, according to one Trump ...
New Book Showcases Scientific Ideas Through Poetry Medical Daily
A new poetry book aims to show science's more creative side by featuring poems made by scientists as well as other information.
Brexit poetry competition: Winner announced Spectator.co.uk
Brexit poetry competition: Winner announced on Coffee House | The time has come to announce the winner of our much-lauded Brexit poetry competition.
Valentino's Creative Director on Bringing His Poetic Vision to Fashion HarpersBAZAAR.com
Valentino creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli, the great thinker behind the Roman fashion house, looks to sculpture to inform his beautifully poetic vision.
Poetry: In This Perfect Moment Adirondack Almanack
In This Perfect Moment. Let us sojourn, amid sentient, sentinel pines. Let us sit and pass the time, forgetting all care, Sharing our true natures, and smiling ...
National Poetry Day reading lists to feature YA reads The Bookseller
YA-themed books will feature on this year's suggested reading lists to celebrate National Poetry Day on 3rd October. The Forward Arts Foundation, which ...
Honoring Charles Bukowski: A working poet for the ages An-Nahar
BEIRUT: Henry Charles Bukowski would have been 99 last Friday, and perhaps he might have become an elderly sage, but in reality, he was just as much a ...
Detroit's poetry community looks to reinforce foothold in city's future The Neighborhoods
While many Detroiters believe the city can only progress with updates to infrastructure or an influx of business, Detroit's poetry community is asking that the ...
Poetry Friday: Crossing The Line, 'La Bestia' KNAU Arizona Public Radio
'La Bestia', or 'The Beast', is the colloquial name for the freight trains that run through Mexico from Central America. Thousands of children ride atop.
'I want to blur that line': Student poet finds the sacred in the secular The Daily Tar Heel
UNC senior Hanna Watson is bringing worlds together with her words and igniting a conversation on race relations.
Close to Home: Local Poets Get Personal pittsburghquarterly.com
If all politics is local, perhaps all good poetry might be considered local, as well. Consider how setting and description flavor the Homestead poems...
Meet Bobby LeFebre, state's new poet laureate Englewood Herald
For 100 years, Colorado has honored the power and connective potential of poetry, beginning when Gov. Oliver Shoup appointed Alice Polk Hill to the role of ...
Poems: the new bedtime ritual The Hindu
What do you do when your child is too cool for bedtime stories? You opt for poetry.
David Eggleton named NZ Poet Laureate on Poetry Day Otago Daily Times
Dunedin poet, writer, reviewer and former Burns Fellow David Eggleton has been appointed as the latest New Zealand Poet Laureate. He says the honour is ...
The Poetry Block Party Is Coming Back to Pilsen Chicagomag.com
On Saturday, July 28, the fourth annual Poetry Block Party kicks off at Pilsen's National Museum of Mexican Art for a day of readings, workshops, concerts, and ...
'I, too, sing America': readers share poetry to conquer hate The Guardian
After four congresswomen faced racist attacks last week, we asked Guardian readers to share inspiring lines from poems and literature about overcoming hate.
Poets reflect on 10 years of open mic readings Ocala
Come celebrate with Ancient City Poets as the group looks back on 10 years of hosting free poetry open mic readings in the nation's oldest city.The Ancient City ...
2019 Fighting Words poetry workshops Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
In spring 2019, the Pulitzer Center led Fighting Words poetry workshops for 800+ students in Chicago, Winston-Salem, and DC. Read a sampling of their work ...
Weekend - Poet Brynn Saito To Read At Respite By The River Valley Public Radio
For the Weekend, we're bringing you poetry from writer, poet, and Fresno State professor Brynn Saito. She'll be reading next Thursday at the San Joaquin.
Poetry Slam returns to Kathieâs Stage Door Pub during Manitowoc Art Slam weekend - Herald Times Reporter
Poetry Slam returns to Kathieâs Stage Door Pub during Manitowoc Art Slam weekend Herald Times Reporter
MANITOWOC - On Sept. 21, the Lakeshore Artists Guild will present Poetry Slam: After Hours, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Kathie's Stage Door Pub in Manitowoc in ...
Happy Krishna Janmashtami 2019: Shayari, Poetry & Poems to share on Sri Krishna Jayanti 2019 - Gadget Freeks
Happy Krishna Janmashtami 2019: Shayari, Poetry & Poems to share on Sri Krishna Jayanti 2019 Gadget Freeks
Like other festivals, Janmashtami is one of the main festivals of India. Every year, it is celebrated a few days before the Durga Puja with a lot of joy and ...
Poetry in the air during Judge Edwin Cameronâs send-off Daily Maverick
Where in the world could an esteemed judge, a proudly gay man who lives openly with HIV, end 25 years of *service* with a declaration of love to his partner?
One of Richmond's favorite poets keeps hope alive in face of conflict - The Jewish News of Northern California
One of Richmond's favorite poets keeps hope alive in face of conflict The Jewish News of Northern California
Poet Robert Lipton has witnessed violence in the Middle East â and in his East Bay hometown of Richmond. They are not the same, but both drive him to ...
Cork electrician turns passion for poetry into wedding speech business Irish Examiner
Former electrician Cormac Lally turned his passion for poetry into a business where he writes wedding speeches in verse, says Marjorie Brennan.
Poetry, music to embrace historic Mary Olson Farm on Saturday, Aug. 24 Auburn Reporter
Poetry and music come to historic Mary Olson Farm on Saturday, Aug. 24. Everyone is welcome to the free program, Poets on the Farm, from 1 to 4 p.m., at the ...
Obituary: David Berman, Poet of Loss and the Beauty of Being Lost Vanity Fair
The poet and musician, who died Wednesday at age 52, was an intimate companion to a generation of listenersâeven if they never knew him.
They must campaign in poetry The Washington Post
Then-New York Gov. Mario Cuomo famously said, âYou campaign in poetry. You govern in prose.â Unfortunately, too many of the Democratic presidential ...
David Eggleton named new Poet Laureate RNZ
The Dunedin poet, art critic and writer has been appointed as the next New Zealand Poet Laureate.
Review: Out of Syllabus by Sumana Roy Hindustan Times
There are *fresh* discoveries on every page of Out of Syllabus, Sumana Roy's debut collection of poetry.
Poetry Jam gives students a platform to share their voices The Collegian
Nearly 100 students gathered around the North Gym on Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. in anticipation of Fresno State's first Poetry Jam of the fall semester. Poetry Jam is a ...
Pukapuka Talks: The Friday Poem salutes revival in New Zealand poetry Stuff.co.nz
The anthology The Friday Poem: 100 New Zealand Poems will be discussed at a Pukapuka talk as part of the Nelson Art's Festival.
highlandcountypress.com The Highland County Press
The UC Clermont College Poetry Series will welcome two authors to the college's Batavia campus this fall. Author Linwood Rumney will visit the coll.
Poet ethanol plants to consolidate jobs in Iowa KETV Omaha
The owner of the company blames the Trump administration for allowing some refineries to not blend ethanol with gasoline as required under federal law.
Poetry Sunday: Wilderness Sarchild WCAI
Wilderness Sarchild reads her poem, "It Was Like This: You Were Young."
The anti-clerical poet who inspired conversions to Catholicism Catholic Herald Online
How should one evaluate the relationship of a poet with the Church, when his verse is either obscure or plainly hostile to organised religion?
Stellar Snow ScienceBlog.com
Beneath pristine packs of southern snow. Echoes of a violent past lay scattered;. Lost amongst the landscape like fragments. Of half-remembered, ancient ...
Astro Poets New Podcast Is Astrology With Humor- Listen Refinery29
Twitter's favorite astrologers, the Astro Poets, have launched a new podcast and you can listen here first.
Button Poetry Fans Are In Luck: Audiobooks Are Now Available Book Riot
Spoken word and slam poetry have become increasingly popular in the last few years. They have captured readers' attention for their rawness and beauty and ...
'Poetry Is A Spiritual Language': Burlington Poet Rajnii Eddins Vermont Public Radio
On an evening in late June, Burlington poet Rajnii Eddins stood at a podium at the Fletcher Free Library. He wore a sweatshirt printed with Malcolm X's face and ...
Local writer publishes collection of poetry | News MyEasternShoreMD
CHESTERTOWN â As Lindsay Lusby prepared for last week's poetry reading, it was much like the multitude of readings that have passed through the Rose ...
Will H Ogilvie: How a Borders boy became a leading bush poet BBC News
William Henry Ogilvie hailed from the Scottish Borders - but it was his evocation of the Australian outback that made his name as a poet. As the 150th ...
Celebrating the unifying power of poetry Scoop.co.nz
Poetry crosses all boundaries, including age, gender, ethnicity and culture. Right now, it's hotter than hot, thanks to poetry royalty like Hera Lindsay Bird, ...
Glittering lines, fine lyricism and sharp wit in three new poetry collections Irish Times
Poetry: New work from Vona Groarke, Maureen McLane and Gabriel FitzMaurice.
Fun Facts About Omari Hardwick, the Actor from Starz's "Power" Oprah Mag
Omari Hardwick, star of Power, started his career in football and moved on to take on roles in beloved shows like Being Mary Jane.
freepressonline.com Freepress Online
Thomaston Public Library's Annual Poetry Reading, sponsored by Martha Rhodes of Four Way Books, will be Tuesday, August 27, at 7 p.m. All are welcome to ...
In Praise of Walt Whitman National Review
When Walt Whitman published Leaves of Grass in 1855, it drew some savage reviews. The splenetic Rufus W. Griswold (famous for slandering the dead Edgar ...
Marlowe and modern poetry at twilight during Open Cambridge Cambridge Network
While Christopher Marlowe famously invites readers to âCome live with me and by my loveâ, Open Cambridge invites you to 'Come listen to me and be ...
From 'margins' to Poet Laureate Otago Daily Times
Dunedin poet, writer, reviewer and former Burns Fellow David Eggleton has been appointed as the latest New Zealand Poet Laureate. This honour was ...
Bidding farewell to 'the last Arab Jew' +972 Magazine
By Raanan Shemesh Forshner. Prof. Sasson Somekh, scholar in the field of Arabic literature and translator of poetry, was born in Baghdad, Iraq, in 1933.
Brexiteers write poems to leaving the EU after getting offended that poet laureate won't - The New European
Brexiteers write poems to leaving the EU after getting offended that poet laureate won't The New European
Brexiteers have started writing poetry, after the poet laureate said he had no particular plans to commemorate Brexit in writing.
Rightnowish: Alan Chazaro Navigates Machismo with Poetry KQED
The Oakland teacher steps out with a collection of poetry, titled 'This Is Not a Frank Ocean Cover Album.'
Poetry Sunday: Carla Schwartz WCAI
Carla Schwartz reads her poem, Forsythia Drive-by.
VIU professor writes over Shakespeare in new book of poetry Nanaimo News Bulletin
In Sonnet L'AbbĂ©'s latest book, the local poet and VIU professor superimposes her own truth and experience over the words of William Shakespeare.
Broadway Meets Bowery Poetry Showcase Next Month Broadway World
Broadway stars performing alongside performance poets on the world-renowned Bowery Poetry stage (308 Bowery) in the heart of the East Village. On Sunday ...
Poetry Contest 2nd Place: IDK The Chronicle of Social Change
This poem was one of two 2nd place winners in the 2019 Words Unlocked poetry contest hosted by the Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings.
For 3 years, we've asked artists to define California desert beauty. These are their stories - The Desert Sun
For 3 years, we've asked artists to define California desert beauty. These are their stories The Desert Sun
There's beauty to be found in the California desert. I've learned to predict the best sunsets by the number of clouds in the sky. The fewer there are, the less sorbet ...
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? A person can start inscription poetry today using a few clear-cut techniques.One, two, .
Savage Nature: The Life of Ted Hughes
One of the most crucial poets of the post-war period, Edward James Hughes (1930-1998), was drawn towards the primitive. He was captivated by the beauty of the accepted world, commonly portraying its cruel and savage humor in his work as a deliberation of his own delicate anguish and magic beliefs - committed that contemporary man had lost touch with the ancient side of his nature.
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 conversion of any kind, on the custody 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.
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.
A Hundred and Fifty Dead [Korean War--l952]
There I sat, ninety-five gradation weatherOutside; the bookstore café, was cool.An Old Timer stood by me, explaining:"There were two-hundred of us on the Island,Near North Korea, back in '52-We guarded 16,000-prisners?"All of a sudden, all hell broke looseThree-hundred North Koreans cameOver the bob-wired fence, in pursuit"It all happened in a be of importance of secondsThe machineguns killed 150-of themThat's all I saw in the war of '52.
Ballade of an Inca King
Ah! Leave the gold, wealth and landSays the Inca King?; In Spain, they leave the full of go streets, For sail to Peruvian shores;The buzz of the gold is sweet,It glows and glistens like the sun A mountain of gold, or the grave Awaits the human, Inca-god?!Spaniards sing their songs of victoryWhere breaks the green Peruvian sea; Who now, worships the Inca King (?) Guarded at the back of prisons doors-?They babble about his blond ringsThey watch the winds cross the shores? They count the days that idle by, For gold they worship and will die.Envoy.
Five Mixed Poems, with Notes [now is Spanish and English]
1.Night in Jamaica [Peruvianism: 1810]It was a rainy night they say When don Simon Bolivar Slept in the arms of beautiful -Luisa Crober (of Jamaica); thus an Assassin missed his mark When he stabbed Major Amestoy Sleeping in the dark In Bolivar's hammock!.
Poetry "Reborn" Emerges In Crime novel Mystery Novel
Since Mohamed Ali-then Cassius Clay-announced that he had in black and white "The world's direct poem," I have known that I would be a poet. "ME? WHEE!" His dominant declaration evoking shivers in my bothered teenaged identity, for I reasoned in rhyme.
Welcome to the Town of Feeling
Happy, Sad, Mad and Glad, Moved in down the streetCautious watched them, from her window, Wondering, which one be supposed to I meet?Confused came in with overwhelmed and said, "The Panics have come to town"Then Hopeful called the carefulls, And said that Happy was a clown.Anxious came in with the news, Confident had called a town meetingTo take a vote for Mayor, And to Accept the new neighbors to Feeling.
San Francisco [Almost a Sonnet]
(The city by the bay of Northern California, near which the Appeasing Ocean resides; the year is 1967)Mid October seemed like some bound day,When by means of the controlled waters, dry as lead, The ferry, like vague dark that stand the dead,Slipped down the arched coast of Frisco bay, Rounded the Fair 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 kaput on the wooden-sides; fishermenNearby with long necks, looked and cast again.
My Final Defeat - Fixed Competition
She in all probability can't bear in mind and I know I can never forget..
Asha of Darfur [A poem with a commentary by the author]
Asha of DarfurCry, cry-oh a small amount Darfur woman For your sister Janjaweed- [in Sudan's hardhearted region-who was raped to death); Where rape and death run ramped;And Asha prays the Arabs don't' hear Here sniveling hardly 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!..
Two Poems with Triggers [and a commentary]
So Many Einstein'sThe break of day mist, insists there is a God. The earth corpse faithful to its orbit.
Chan Chan and The Gorriones (Two Poems in English and Spanish)
The subsequent two poems, one in English, the other in English and Spanish were done at some stage in this ongoing trip in Peru, while in Lima, even if the poem concerning: Chan Chan was oriinally on track last year,while at the antiquated site in Northern Peru, it was just buffed 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 a small amount dim;Yet the Gorriones keep on swimming Gracefully, swimming, in the wind-Under the Lima sky? .
Famous Poets Quotations - Top 30 Poetry Quotations by Illustrious Poets
"For this analyze poetry is amazing more philosophical and more creditable of critical awareness than history."-- Aristotle"Every American poet feels that the whole blame for contemporary poetry has fallen upon his shoulders, that he is a literary nobility of one.
How wonderfully sweet to be a dweller dwelling on the road of goodbye. Bittersweet tears fall as I think of all the chairs I'll never see, all the faces I'll never know, all the joys I'll never share, as I head for the unknown.
The Dead God of Copan (in English and Spanish)
English VersionAnd the Death God said: "Let it rise to its glory in the Rio Valley-for a season; then let it be gone, we shall call it Copan?"Prologue: Empires come and go, liken to cosmic events, or the storms about the world: Atlantis, Mu, Greece, Persia, Rome, the Inca Nation, and even the great Maya heroic times of Copan, in Essential America. All came and all left, one way or another; now just dust and artifacts in the spiral of time.
Farewell to Lester Graybill
I never met a man, who could shake my hand, and make my heart feel like a fireside afire.I never met a man, who could smile so easy, real honest.
Give Me a Lily Pad & The Continuum [two Poems]
What can I do to keep this world in its orbital spin? I gave up frustrating to win the hearts of the many-. Throw the meat-balls adjacent to the wall, stop, stop!! Trying to make them spin, like God did in the heavens!Sexual longings-a alleyway to anger and rage- Turn the page to the cheap hotels, turn the page Give it a conduit to run, tell your friends, they've won.
Do not be frightened to shine. This world needs what you have to give.
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