Two poems with triggers [and a commentary] - poetry
So Many Einstein's
The break of day mist, insists there is a God.
The sun ascends over the horizon.
To those who write music, paint poetry,
Dennis, some of that emblematic verse is great;
Just a Drop
In every drop of blood, rages war
Note: these two poems of Dennis Siluk's reach out towards the world at large, with high spirits, wit and intensity; or so I do believe. What more can I say, bar read them for physically over a few times, see how they fit, or if you can absorb them. I like to read poetry at least three times; once quick to just get the words in my head; then the back time to kind of see how it is put all together and check out the substance; and third for pure enjoyment, but at times I have to go back and see if I saw what I think I saw; like a painting, poetry can achieve each character differently. It can trigger emotions like a movie. Anyhow, I read it a few more times in particular if I see lots of images. Rosa Peńaloza
Poet Dennis Siluk's book, "Spell of the Andes," is now out, and one can seen and purchased at http://www. amazon. com
Students share poetry works at assembly - Shelby County Reporter Shelby County Reporter
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AUDIO: "The Spiral Labyrinth," a Poetry-Sound Collaboration Orion Magazine
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Yemeni poetry thrives despite trauma of civil war The Guardian
Poets explore how the artform can unite people on different sides of conflict.
Looking into the Glass Room Poets : Arts Smile Politely - Champaign-Urbana's Online Magazine
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Poetry spot: 'Molcajete' by Annaleez Fishkind AZCentral
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Raymond Antrobus becomes first poet to win Rathbones Folio prize The Guardian
The Perseverance, using the writer's experience of deafness to explore human communication, was praised by judges as 'exceptionally brave and kind'
Poet Gregory Orr Has Been Teaching 'How to Save Your Life' for Four Decades UVA Today
This moment represents a true sea change for our Creative Writing Program,â one of retiring English professor Gregory Orr's students said recently. âGreg is the ...
Simon Armitage Is U.K.âs New Poet Laureate The New York Times
The role was previously declined by another distinguished poet, Imtiaz Dharker, who would have been the first person of color to hold it.
James Matthew Wilson on What Poetry Is, and Isnât National Review
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Young poets honored for work | Local News Brunswick News
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Poetry from Independent Voices JSTOR Daily
Reveal Digital's open access "Independent Voices" collection includes many digitized literary magazines. Those interested in poetry should take note.
A Bouquet Of Poets For National Poetry Month NPR
Looks like this year, April showers brought April flowers. As in, a bouquet of outstanding poets. So stop and smell the roses, my friends.
KFAC to host poetry workshop Morehead State University News
The Kentucky Folk Art Center will host the âGetting Started with Poetryâ workshop, Saturday, May 25 from 1 to 3 p.m..
13 Poets Laureate Receive Fellowships for Civic Projects The New York Times
The poets, from 10 different states, will receive a combined $1 million to establish projects like writing workshops and readings in their communities.
Who needs poetry? We all do â and we need it now The Guardian
In an age in which we flee from ambiguity and complexity, poetry gives us permission to wonder.
These Poets Are Dedicated to Elevating and Preserving the Artform The Root
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In âSwift,â David Bakerâs Poetry Stitches the Fractured World Into Art The New York Times
For almost 40 years, in the extreme suburbs and the diminishing countryside, Baker has worked to see and describe things as though for the first time.
OpenAIâs new language AI is available to try yourself Vox.com
An Elon-Musk-founded AI research lab just unveiled GPT-2, a pretty decent text generator.
The Bookey Readings poetry series event set for May 17 Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
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Google's poetry algorithm automates teen angst Engadget
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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.
Stockton's All-City Poetry Slam begins Tuesday - News - recordnet.com - Stockton, CA - Stockton Record
Stockton's All-City Poetry Slam begins Tuesday - News - recordnet.com - Stockton, CA Stockton Record
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Southern California poets find eager audiences at Claremont readings Press-Enterprise
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Poetry Month: Hanif Abdurraqib, Yanyi And Franny Choi NPR
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Poetry for People Who Hate Poetry, No. 9 Cleveland Scene
This is the ninth column in a monthly series by Dave Lucas, the Poet Laureate of the State of Ohio. You can read his previous...
âAttention Is the Beginning of Devotionâ The Atlantic
The late poet Mary Oliver warned against looking without noticing. In an age of distraction, her work is more urgent than ever.
#NPRPoetry Month: Poet Danez Smith NPR
NPR's Michel Martin talks Twitter poetry with Danez Smith, co-host of The Poetry Foundation's VS podcast.
Poetry And Science, Under The Same Roof Science Friday
A wordsmith and an astrophysicist on why scientists have long been drawn to creative takes on scienceâand why creativity is central to scientific thought.
Four New Poetry Collections Confront Despair With Wonder The New York Times
In âDoomstead Days,â Brian Teare tracks climate change on his walks. In âSight Lines,â Arthur Sze balances firing squads and rowboats. In âBrute,â Emily Skaja ...
Les Murray, poet and 'gentle titan of Australian letters', dies aged 80 The Guardian
Australia's most renowned contemporary poet published close to 30 volumes of work.
'Through poetry, I show there is more to my city than murder and trafficking' - Positive News - Positive.News
'Through poetry, I show there is more to my city than murder and trafficking' - Positive News Positive.News
A group of friends from Salvador in north-east Brazil are using spoken word to transform the way people see their city. From creating a cultural space in their ...
Arundhati Subramaniamâs book of poems offers up a world viewed with quiet wisdom and fresh insight - Scroll.in
Arundhati Subramaniamâs book of poems offers up a world viewed with quiet wisdom and fresh insight Scroll.in
Thus begins Arundhathi Subramaniam's new book of poetry, Love Without a Story. I was immediately hooked. The book's title may suggest a large, universal, ...
Slam Poet Navigates Life, Gender & Identity In A One-Person Theatre Perfomance - KLCC FM Public Radio
Slam Poet Navigates Life, Gender & Identity In A One-Person Theatre Perfomance KLCC FM Public Radio
A New York-based slam poet is coming to Lane Community College in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. The award-winning performer Kit ...
Cal Poly English Major Wins Academy of American Poets Prize | Cal Poly News - Cal Poly State University
Cal Poly English Major Wins Academy of American Poets Prize | Cal Poly News Cal Poly State University
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How Latin American Artists Have Used Language to Political and Poetic Effects Hyperallergic
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Les Murray: 'Subhuman redneck' and great Australian poet BBC News
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Can Poetry Move Readers to Take Climate Action? Pacific Standard
A new anthology urges us to look at the Earth with renewed wonderâand then to take action in its defense.
Game of Thrones s08e06: Khaleesi, Sansa, Jon Snow in Urdu Quartz
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âMake No Apologies for Yourselfâ The New York Times
Are we writing for other disabled people, for the nondisabled, or for everyone? The work of these poets speaks for itself.
Stockton's All-City Poetry Slam begins today - News - recordnet.com - Stockton, CA - Stockton Record
Stockton's All-City Poetry Slam begins today - News - recordnet.com - Stockton, CA Stockton Record
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The poetic in Anne Carson's Autobiography of Red Oxonian Review
Despite critics and booksellers regularly classifying her as a poet, Anne Carson rejects the term. âI don't think I've ever thought of myself as doing poetry, frankly.
Canadian poet Nancy Mattson will visit Chichester poetry group Mid Sussex Times
Canadian poet Nancy Mattson will be heading the bill at Open Mic Poetry at Chichester's New Park Centre on Wednesday, May 29.
How the Chemical Brothers turned answering-machine poetry into dance-floor epics - Los Angeles Times
How the Chemical Brothers turned answering-machine poetry into dance-floor epics Los Angeles Times
The first sample that the Chemical Brothers locked down when building their new record, âNo Geography,â made its way into the present from the far end of a ...
No rhyme or reason for age limit on Oxford poetry professorship The Guardian
Letters: Oxford university's search for a new poetry professor smacks of youthism, says Michael Horovitz, while Christine Elliott reflects on the hunt for the next ...
Hunt for next poet laureate still on as Imtiaz Dharker says no to job The Guardian
Pakistani-born British poet declines 'huge honour' as speculation switches to remaining contenders to succeed Carol Ann Duffy.
Australia's Poet | Kevin Hart First Things
The Australian poet Les A. Murray (1938â2019) was born in Nabiac on the north coast of New South Wales. He deeply loved this part of the country all his life, ...
Where Poetry Fights for Justice, Flowers Bloom Monica Uszerowicz 05.17.2019 Cultured Magazine
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Nanaimo poet Rebecca Garber launches her second book of poetry BCLocalNews
Book launch for 'Becoming a Poet' takes place at Hope Lutheran Church.
Muni Poetry - Elegy for O'Shaughnessy 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. Elegy for O' ...
Poetry Is Living Its Best Life Online TheTyee.ca
On Instagram, the form pares down words and ups the impact, riding a surge of new interest.
Langstonâs Legacy: These Young Black Poets Rep Their Cultures to the Fullest The Root
While in his early 20s and a student at Lincoln University, Langston Hughes published his first book of poetry, The Weary Blues, and penned his landmark essay ...
Stand Out â Poetry Positively Naperville
When most people think of poetry, they think of a poem written hundreds of years ago in language that is confusing to the modern reader. However, modern ...
Senior college students publish first poetry book Lewiston Sun Journal
LEWISTON â The USM Lewiston Auburn Senior College students had their first poetry book, âWit, Wisdom and Whimsy,â published recently. Another book will ...
'Simon Armitage knows where the heffalump traps are': Andrew Motion on how to be poet laureate - The Guardian
'Simon Armitage knows where the heffalump traps are': Andrew Motion on how to be poet laureate The Guardian
The former laureate praises the appointment of Armitage, who will make the most of a role that has become less about 'royal stuff' and more about the poetry of ...
Saudi Poetry Retired to Old Friends BloodHorse.com
Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Center near Georgetown, Ky., is happy to announce May 16 that grade 2 winner Saudi Poetry has been pensioned at ...
Les Murray, Dissident Poet | David Mason First Things
Les Murray, who died at age 80 on April 29, has been called Australia's greatest poet, but such an encomium meant little to him. Murray grew up in dire poverty ...
Skinhead laureate: How Philly poets feel betrayed by former revered poet with white nationalist past - Philly.com
Skinhead laureate: How Philly poets feel betrayed by former revered poet with white nationalist past Philly.com
Frank Sherlock, Philadelphia's second poet laureate, was in a white nationalist punk band in 1988.
These Queer Poets Expand on Black Life Through Their Work The Root
Editor's note: For National Poetry Month, we're featuring 37 up-and-coming black poets this week who we expect to do amazing work over the next decade.
Northfield, Minn., high school student wins national poetry competition Star Tribune
Every year for four years, Northfield, Minn., student Isabella Callery has entered the Poetry Out Loud competition. And every year for three years she got as far as ...
Game Faces: C-NS track star Jeremiah Willis is poetry in motion (video) syracuse.com
Brent Axe profiles Cicero-North Syracuse track star Jeremiah Willis on the latest episode of 'Game Faces.'
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.
How Poetry Helps Me Face an Invisible Illness Sojourners
I wrote the poem âI don't want to be in my body no moreâ for myself. I needed to come to terms with what my body is experiencing. If I'm being honest, I still ...
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.
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 ...
Is Yoko Ono Underappreciated as a Poet? Chicagomag.com
In Yoko Ono: Poetry, Painting, Music, Objects, Events, and Wish Trees (May 10 to August 22), the Poetry Foundation spotlights Grapefruit, a lyrical book of life ...
'They deserve to be heardâ: Poetry project gives a voice to English language learners - Hawaii News Now
'They deserve to be heardâ: Poetry project gives a voice to English language learners Hawaii News Now
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Farrington High School student Jalen Espejo wrote a poem about leaving the Philippines to live in Hawaii. It's a happy and sad ...
The Ground Floor: Poetry In Food Jefferson Public Radio
Don't let the name fool you. Wilderness Poets is not actually about poetry; the Ashland-based company is in the food business. Its nut butters and other.
Denizens: A poet with a passion for preaching on the streets of Butte Montana Standard
Dennis O'Donnell said he found love for God and poetry while spending time in federal prison.
San AntonioâBased Poet Naomi Shihab Nye Named Young Peopleâs Poet Laureate Texas Monthly
âPoetry lives everywhere,â says poet Naomi Shihab Nye, who was named the Young People's Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation today. âWhether it's in a ...
Greg Jackson Reads âPoetryâ The New Yorker
Deborah Treisman hosts the author Greg Jackson, who reads his short story âPoetry,â from the April 29, 2019, issue of The New Yorker.
Poet Franny Choi Reads From Her New Book 'Soft Science' NPR
Poet Franny Choi reads a poem from her new book Soft Science and describes how poets of color are supporting each other. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:.
Origami Doll by Shirley McClure: poetry as life force The Irish Times
I felt her loss keenly while working with her poems. There were so many questions I wanted to ask her.
Just Us: These Black Poets Use the Power of Their Words to Highlight Injustice The Root
Editor's note: This week, for National Poetry Month, we're featuring 37 up-and-coming black poetsâincluding one today who is much more well-known but in a ...
American Life in Poetry: 'My Mother's Van' The Spokesman-Review
How many of our mothers set aside what they wanted to do with their lives and chose instead to make good lives for us? This poem is from Faith Shearin's sixth ...
Poet Karla Huston brings 'a sparkling enthusiasm' to arts leadership Appleton Post Crescent
This feature is part of a seven-day series featuring the 2019 honorees of Celebrating Volunteers, a collaborative effort between The Post-Crescent and the ...
Coffeehouse Poets: Remembrance of tauschia and a tender spring Yakima Herald-Republic
The Yakima Coffeehouse Poets, a nonprofit formed in 2014 to represent the interests of poets and poetry lovers in Central Washington, is the organization ...
For Walt Whitmanâs 200th birthday, a âcosmicâ poem goes on display Washington Post
One day in 1855, while pondering his evening commute on a New York ferry, Walt Whitman took out his notebook and jotted down thoughts for a poem, about ...
The PEN Ten: An Interview with Poet Brenda Shaughnessy PEN America
The PEN Ten is PEN America's weekly interview series. This week PEN America's Public Programs Manager Lily Philpott speaks with Brenda Shaughnessy, ...
HCG snaps up nature poetry anthology The Bookseller
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A visionary poet of the everyday Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Poet Michael Wurster's fourth collection of poems highlights life's ordinary moments with images that are both surreal and sublime.
Naomi Shihab Nye is first Arab American author named Young People's Poet Laureate - Los Angeles Times
Naomi Shihab Nye is first Arab American author named Young People's Poet Laureate Los Angeles Times
Naomi Shihab Nye has become the first Arab American author to be named the Young People's Poet Laureate.
'Don't Be Late for Poetry': Black Chakra Afro American
Interview by Betty Harvin, Special to the AFRO. Jacob Mayberry, a Baltimore spoken word artist, emcee, National Poetry Slam champion, Texas Grand Slam ...
Poetry and cultures of feedback The Irish Times
Sampling huge swathes of text renders This Is No Longer Entertainment a documentary poem.
'Poetry saved my life': Indiana poets are healing and connecting with their communities - Indianapolis Star
'Poetry saved my life': Indiana poets are healing and connecting with their communities Indianapolis Star
April is National Poetry Month. Poets in Indiana say poetry is vital and can help people change their lives.
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.
Lewiston names Joao Victor its first 'Youth Poet Laureate' Lewiston Sun Journal
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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
Voices of Poetry typically holds readings in libraries, cafes and bookstores. Now, they held one in a boxing ring.
On Poetry And Hearing Hartford Courant
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Too Old to Be a Poetry Professor at Oxford Inside Higher Ed
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World poetry museum to come up in Kanhaiya Lal Sethiyaâs honour Hindustan Times
The poetry museum will have selected poems from across the world in digital form. This will bring researchers to this Rajasthan town, the PWA president said.
Who was the greatest poet laureate? We grade them from best to verse The Times
Alfred, Lord Tennyson: A*The poet laureate par excellence. He looks like a beardy old Victorian to us, but Tennyson was a rock star of his time. His poetry is ...
FIRST ON FOX | A look at ex-mayor Catherine Pugh's poetry book Fox Baltimore
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Poetry and Prose Project Welcomes Two Award Winning Flagstaff Authors | Sedona.Biz - The Internet Voice of Sedona and The Verde Valley - Sedona.biz
Poetry and Prose Project Welcomes Two Award Winning Flagstaff Authors | Sedona.Biz - The Internet Voice of Sedona and The Verde Valley Sedona.biz
Sedona AZ (May 21, 2019) - On Friday, May 31st at 5pm at the Sedona Library is pleased to present authors Nicole Walker and Jesse Sensibar along with.
HeadRead to kick off with Estonian-English poetry evening Tuesday ERR News
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Poetry Foundation Names Beloved San Antonio Poet, Author and Educator Naomi Shihab Nye Young Peopleâs Poet Laureate - San Antonio Current
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A Minnesota poet has left his mark around the world - The Fergus Falls Daily Journal - Fergus Falls Daily Journal
A Minnesota poet has left his mark around the world - The Fergus Falls Daily Journal Fergus Falls Daily Journal
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Catholic poet Dana Gioia: Is poetry still a spiritual vocation? America Magazine
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âI Lost My Bodyâ Film Review: Bizarre Animated Film Finds Graphic Poetry in a Severed Hand - TheWrap
âI Lost My Bodyâ Film Review: Bizarre Animated Film Finds Graphic Poetry in a Severed Hand TheWrap
Cannes 2019: The story of a hand trying to find the body it once belonged to could nudge director Jeremy Clapin toward the top rank of film animators.
âŹ10,000 Moth Poetry Prize winner revealed. Read it here The Irish Times
'Jude Nutter's Dead Drift does so many things only a poem can do'
Celebrate National Poetry Month With the New Yorker Poetry Bot The New Yorker
Just in time for National Poetry Month, the New Yorker Poetry Bot is back! Launched in 2017, to celebrate the magazine's ninety-second anniversary, the bot ...
The Goat and the Rope [a Poem: in Spanish and English]
The Goat and the Ropewhere there were devils I saw none. nothing.
Four Poems: Garner of Enraged Domestic animals [Katrinas Pathway]
Four Poems: Katrina's PathwayHarvest of Annoyed Horses ((Dedicated to: Katrina)) crisis)It has happened before: Nearby and afar, Where the four-horses of Apocalypse With their blazing nostrils Breathed in the fury of the winds Only to vomit out, disaster; - Then galloped away, Against pale faces!..
Ode to: The Ice Maiden of Ampatos Apex [now in: English and Spanish]
Dedícate to Antonio Castillo. L.
Africa - Wheres The Profit?
A poetic analysis that just welled up confidential my head - why cant we just do a bit - ahead of many more are dead?How pious those politicians are, When up there on T.V.
Opposites Do Appeal to Quite Well
When I am climbing up, you are stepping down. When I wear a smile, you wear a frown.
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 clandestine 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, inside its stream!My image genuinely carved, rippledIn its full strength shallow watersWaiting, just before you for me?As it opens up, opens up my soulMy rippled soul-searching-eyes!..
You cannot make a big name love you. All you can do is be a big cheese who can be loved.
Passion and Poetry, and Life
Ironically, the passion that can deactivate the disgust for difficulties depends on the endeavor to overcome these difficulties. The irony resides in the circularity of this attitude - which applies to all areas of activity, together with poetry: One must make the endeavor to overcome difficulties to attain hit and feel capable, and one needs this achievement and affection to have a passion for creation this effort.
Why I enjoy Writing?
During interviews and common conversations with the public,one of the most awkward questions for me to answer(timely and thoroughly) is,"Why do you enjoy writing"?So due to the challenge manifested in such a question,I pondered on creating an answer. Many reasons came to mind,but after digesting much"time for thought",I managed to condense my comeback to three items.
"I heard what you said, Red. Yet, I have to disagree.
Out of the eight poems provided here [all formerly unpublished], four are Poetic Prose, a few Creative [what I call Vsionary anyhow], a few Free Verse, and a few with more form and structure, more close up to the Auden style of: stanza, cadenced rhythm, and rhyme. In axiom that, I do consider all the poems are handing over a rich association of meaning, some of them painfully close bond amid pleasure and destruction.
Portrait Of The Comedian As A Young Dog
Emlyn Williams Theatre, Mold, North Wales: 20th February 2003Clwyd Theatr Cymru commemorated the 50th anniversary of the death of the Welsh poet, Dylan Thomas (1914-1953) with a superb run of performances by a small but accomplished cast of actors.Described in the programme as "A affected journey by means of the prose copy of Dylan Thomas", the assembly was produced by Tim Baker, an Ally of the Royal Countrywide Theatre, who won the Manchester Dusk News Best Visiting Construction award in 1992 for the decidedly applauded To Kill a Mockingbird.
No one be supposed to have to beg or crawl ahead of humanity. No one must have to conspire to attain philanthropy.
Uamaks Sea [suspense: now in Spanish and English]
Delicately, my mind was selecting a hushed tune, out of the dead dark empty space surrounding me?I saw a shape on a rock, not sure who it was; I had a sensitivity though, a ambiance call it, or second-sight; I've heard that before, not sure if I want to put a lot of belief into it, but so be it, the sensitivity and lack of feeling was there. I didn't' sense any hazard in the moment, in the moonlit figure, session on the rocks, lurking, looking out into the deep.
Sleep, Dreams, and a Poem
The Incubus' Flash-lightHe looked contained by my head And found a dreamHe didn't like-;As I looked back at him, I found an incubus Shinning a light(and stole this poem from him-last night).Thoughts: Dreams and Poetry: in dreams we let go of our inhibitions; in poetry we write them back out.
I am not the one I was ahead of yesterday.I cannot go back.
The Spirits de Copan
Part oneI see them in the skies I hear them in their hells They low voice and they moanAnd never are alone- The Spirits and the Ghouls? The Spirits de Copan!They are darkness in my world Echoes in my dreams A mystery and a force To a cosmic happening! The Spirits and the Ghouls? The Spirits de Copan!..
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.
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 Appreciate the new neighbors to Feeling.
Four Poems: Two for the Devil, Two for Peru
Here is some witty poetry (not sure if that is the appropriate word: witty, but it will do): one poem on the Aztec year 2012, a year that has been in the public's eye quite a lot; one on cloning, and the biblical end time events--which, if I may add seems ripe for the monster measures that are said to take place; and two poems production with some tradtions of Peru; one imparticular, on vacationing, where not to go; all the makings for some thought.Aztec BabyOn December 25, 2012 AD The Devil had an idea- He'd clone himself In the form of a baby; Called the Antichrist.
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