Never ever more - poetry
Once upon a midnight dreary,
Typing with a steady hand,
To remedy the situation,
Is this some maniacal intrusion?
With fingers wet and trembling,
I tried to catch the thing off-guard,
Now in state of indistinct fear,
So here's the morel of the story,
Should you be given this age old war cry,
I am the website commissioner of the Wandle built-up museum (http://www. wandle. org). Conventional in 1983 by local citizens firm to make sure that the chronicle of the valley was no longer neglected but enhanced awareness its heritage for the use and reimbursement of the community.
Students share poetry works at assembly - Shelby County Reporter Shelby County Reporter
By SASHA JOHNS / Community Columnist. Columbiana Middle School, in conjunction with the Alabama Writers Forum and the Shelby Art's Council, presented ...
AUDIO: "The Spiral Labyrinth," a Poetry-Sound Collaboration Orion Magazine
Four years ago I lost hearing in one ear while backpacking in western Montana. Despite many visits to doctors, acupuncturists, and naturopaths, the cause of the ...
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
Spring poetry reading featuring esteemed local poets. Check. Said poetry reading plus a chance to visit a new wine bar. Done and done. I was excited to see an ...
Poetry spot: 'Molcajete' by Annaleez Fishkind AZCentral
Poetry spot is part of a collaboration with local poets to bring poetry closer to the center of our everyday lives.
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,” one of retiring English professor Gregory Orr's students said recently. “Greg is the ...
Simon Armitage Is U.K.’s 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 Isn’t National Review
James Matthew Wilson is an award-winning professor of religion and literature at Villanova University and the author of two poetry collections, Some Permanent ...
Young poets honored for work | Local News Brunswick News
Poetry” often conjures up the image of quills and ink, tools of an antiquated art. But nothing could be further from the truth.
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 “Getting Started with Poetry” workshop, Saturday, May 25 from 1 to 3 p.m..
Who needs poetry? We all do – and we need it now The Guardian
In an age in which we flee from ambiguity and complexity, poetry gives us permission to wonder.
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.
These Poets Are Dedicated to Elevating and Preserving the Artform The Root
Editor's note: This week, for National Poetry Month, we're featuring 37 up-and-coming black poets who we expect do amazing work over the next decade.
In ‘Swift,’ David Baker’s 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.
OpenAI’s 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
As part of The Harlow's ongoing poetry series, The Bookey Readings at The Harlow, poets Jane Brox and Betsy Scholl will share their spoken word in an art ...
Google's poetry algorithm automates teen angst Engadget
Roses are red, violets are blue, poetry is hard, but now a machine will do it for you. From today, you can use Google's AI to create a unique "poem portrait," an ...
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
Stockton's All-City Poetry Slam begins today at 5 p.m. in the Stewart Hazelton Room at the Cesar Chavez Library, 605 N. El Dorado St. Organized by With Our ...
Southern California poets find eager audiences at Claremont readings Press-Enterprise
To hear the diverse voices of Southern California's poets and beyond, head to Claremont, a town that values poetry. Every April since the early 1990s, ...
Poetry Month: Hanif Abdurraqib, Yanyi And Franny Choi NPR
April is the most poetic month, and we're celebrating by asking poets Hanif Abdurraqib, Yanyi, and Franny Choi to talk about what inspires them to write, and ...
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...
‘Attention Is the Beginning of Devotion’ 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 science—and why creativity is central to scientific thought.
Four New Poetry Collections Confront Despair With Wonder The New York Times
In “Doomstead Days,” Brian Teare tracks climate change on his walks. In “Sight Lines,” Arthur Sze balances firing squads and rowboats. In “Brute,” 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 Subramaniam’s book of poems offers up a world viewed with quiet wisdom and fresh insight - Scroll.in
Arundhati Subramaniam’s 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
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — English major Katherine Flitsch of San Luis Obispo, California, recently won Cal Poly's Academy of American Poets Contest for her ...
Les Murray: 'Subhuman redneck' and great Australian poet BBC News
Les Murray called himself a "subhuman redneck", but the Australian poet and writer was also "the patron saint of misfits" who sang the nation's landscape, ...
How Latin American Artists Have Used Language to Political and Poetic Effects Hyperallergic
The artworks in Words/Matter suggest that language is not simply ethereal and cerebral, but infinitely malleable, corporeal, and tactile. Annelyse GelmanMay 21, ...
Game of Thrones s08e06: Khaleesi, Sansa, Jon Snow in Urdu Quartz
HBO's wildly popular epic fantasy show Game of Thrones (GoT) has found fans across the over 170 countries where it airs. In many of these places, the show is ...
‘Make No Apologies for Yourself’ 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
STOCKTON — Stockton's All-City Poetry Slam returns after a one-year hiatus, beginning today at 5 p.m. in the Stewart Hazelton Room at the Cesar Chavez ...
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. “I 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, “No Geography,” 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 ...
Can Poetry Move Readers to Take Climate Action? Pacific Standard
A new anthology urges us to look at the Earth with renewed wonder—and then to take action in its defense.
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 (1938–2019) was born in Nabiac on the north coast of New South Wales. He deeply loved this part of the country all his life, ...
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.
Stand Out – 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 — The USM Lewiston Auburn Senior College students had their first poetry book, “Wit, Wisdom and Whimsy,” published recently. Another book will ...
Review: An “unapologetically political” book of poetry touches on #MeToo and Black Lives Matter - michiganradio.org
Review: An “unapologetically political” book of poetry touches on #MeToo and Black Lives Matter michiganradio.org
Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice is the title of a new anthology showcasing regional poets laureate. Our reviewer John Freeman.
'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 ...
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.
Where Poetry Fights for Justice, Flowers Bloom Monica Uszerowicz 05.17.2019 Cultured Magazine
Watch an exclusive video of the opening night for 'Where the Land is Free,' an exhibition presented by VOICES: Poetry for the People on view at Bakehouse Art ...
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.
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.
Rocks, tarantulas and the subtle poetry of a walk along the San Andreas fault Los Angeles Times
Several years ago, while living on the East Coast, I felt burnt out by work and, for no particular reason, decided to fly west to California to follow the route of the ...
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 spot: 'El Día 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.
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 heard’: Poetry project gives a voice to English language learners - Hawaii News Now
'They deserve to be heard’: 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 ...
'Don't Be Late for Poetry': Grim Jackson Afro American
As young Grim Jackson took to the stage for “Don't Be Late For Poetry” earlier this month at the Arena Players, no one knew what to expect as he began with a ...
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.
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:.
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 poets—including one today who is much more well-known but in a ...
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.
For Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday, a ‘cosmic’ 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 ...
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 ...
Marilyn Nelson given $100000 award from Poetry Foundation Minneapolis Star Tribune
Marilyn Nelson is receiving a $100,000 lifetime achievement award from the Poetry Foundation, which also is honoring Naomi Shihab Nye and Terrance Hayes.
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 ...
HCG snaps up nature poetry anthology The Bookseller
Hachette Children's Group will publish Poems from a Green and Blue Planet, a uniquely inclusive anthology of poetry from around the world, on National Poetry ...
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, ...
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.
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
Don't tell LeJuane Bowens, more popularly known by his stage name, El'Ja Bowens, that there is no arts scene in Fayetteville. He knows differently. This former ...
'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.
Poetry Exploring Life, Fatherhood and Fishing kuaf.com
Geffrey Davis ' new collection of poetry, Night Angler , provides considerations of growing up, growing older and more. The book is the 2018 James Laughlin.
Lewiston names Joao Victor its first 'Youth Poet Laureate' Lewiston Sun Journal
LEWISTON — The City Council named Lewiston High School senior Joao Victor the first “Youth Poet Laureate” of the city after he won the state's 2019 Poetry ...
'Voices of Poetry’ holds readings in cafes. Now, they read poetry in a Paterson boxing gym - NorthJersey.com
'Voices of Poetry’ 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.
The Indie Poetry Bestseller List BTW
The American Booksellers Association's specialty bestseller lists provide a current snapshot of what's selling in indie bookstores nationwide.
On Poetry And Hearing Hartford Courant
Genie Johnson hit the jackpot this year when she was named a Connecticut Student Poet by the Connecticut Poetry Circuit. Johnson is a student at Quinebaug ...
Too Old to Be a Poetry Professor at Oxford Inside Higher Ed
The University of Oxford introduced a rule in 2017 mandating that all professors retire before their 69th birthday. That rule applies to all fields and would violate ...
Poetry spot: 'Anak-anakan' by Lian Ammerman AZCentral
Poetry spot is part of a collaboration with local poets to bring poetry closer to the center of our everyday lives.
How Poetry Helps Me Face an Invisible Illness Sojourners
I wrote the poem “I don't want to be in my body no more” for myself. I needed to come to terms with what my body is experiencing. If I'm being honest, I still ...
UW-Madison student poets reflect on competition success The Daily Cardinal
After months of preparation, students share competition success and reflect on the importance of poetry on campus.
APRIL YOUTH POETRY FOLIO Hyphen Magazine
This April, in honor of National Poetry Month, the poetry section is featuring the work of 10 extraordinary Asian American high school writers. Their poems ...
Zion Williamson's High School Teacher: 'He's a Hell of a Poet' Sports Illustrated
Williamson developed a love for poetry during a daily creative writing class at Spartanburg Day School.
Seven Poems for National Poetry Month Orion Magazine
In honor of National Poetry Month (and Earth Day!), I've selected a poetry sampler that captures the range and push into the horizon of what I hope to bring to ...
World poetry museum to come up in Kanhaiya Lal Sethiya’s 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
BALTIMORE (WBFF) - Federal investigators raided former Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh's home and City Hall office more than two weeks ago. But there's ...
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.
Greg Jackson Reads “Poetry” The New Yorker
Deborah Treisman hosts the author Greg Jackson, who reads his short story “Poetry,” from the April 29, 2019, issue of The New Yorker.
Listen as I Share: WE
You speak simple, completley understandable justifications I acknowledge them, admiration you, honor what you tell me and even despite the fact that I know where you're appearance from, I just sought after to share with you, let you hear: my heart..
The Gaul of La Laguna de Paca
Part OneI tell you a legend of long ago Of the deep-set city of La Laguna de Paca, (Where I had met a lasting ghost) Within this area of Huancayo--Peru; Truth lies, but only the soul knows.Part TwoSo the legend goes, of long ago: During the rising of the full moon The Mermaid of La Laguna de Paca, appears And to the adjoining towns folks, she echoes.
The Valley Of Pain
We were exiled from the Plot of Eden. Its sinless wonders nevermore to regain.
I AM SO Indebted for simpler times. Stores were congested on Sundays, TV shows seemed to make more sense, Family members spent ample time with each other, And ancestors were valued more than things.
Four Poems: Grendels Nature...the Racetrack...Counting days...[Now in English and Spanish]
English Version1) Grendel's DivorceYou must know that I do not hateAnd that I hate you, Because the whole thing dead has twoSides; A sound is one arm of the quiet, Ice has its warm half.I hate you in order to start hating you To begin life again And never to stop hating you: That is why I do not hate you yet.
Review Of Stephen B. Wileys First Book Of Poetry: HERO ISLAND
Poet Stephen B. Wiley's first book of poetry, Hero Island, reflects tender snapshots and reminiscent overviews of a number of stages of his life as a child functioning on a farm in New Jersey, summer vacations spent with his category in Northern Vermont, and his categorical stance on life.
Have you ever skilled fascination with a celebrity you know is not a good match for you? Or how about an attention-grabbing bond that roots itself deep in your memory..
Ceasar Vallejo: Black Roses [In English and Spanish]
Cesar Vallejo: Black RosesBow down your head ol' poet- To face God's grace ahead There are no more trenchesTo dig today? In the plant of your head,So-: Bow down, bow down,Ol' barbaric poet! Death rides the horse ahead I hear the crackling of a whip See the wild eyes of death.He order you to his den- The devil and his wind,So-: Bow down, bow down Your blood marked brows He will take you to the edge.
You Lost Your Last Back and Me
I will never think twice nor will I roll the dice When it comes to my life I will take my Grannio's adviceYou play the hand you're dealt when it comes to who will be your Dad - But if you bluff about a card's face value for too many years you not recall you had - No Aces or King of Hearts in your earliest deck - But moderately a worthless Joker-So Wild and Mad..
Rhymes of an Artillery Man [Vietnam War: 1971]
Rhymes of an Guns Man [Vietnam War: 1971]An eleven part poem By Dennis L. SilukI had went to Vietnam at the age of 23 , and it was most interesting, there were 205,000 troops there when I arrived.
Feelings, O How Glorious!
Sometimes we feel hard-pressed, Our backs anti 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 barely ones.
I Hate The Wait (Weight)
I get up in the morningAnd want to stay in bedOh, so nice and warmLike fresh from the oven bread.My day is oh so busyI wish that I could stayIn the quiet of my houseIf only I could play.
Azra, Azra, Wake up Azra. Wake up Azra, It is time to go.
Sleep, Dreams, and a Poem
The Incubus' Flash-lightHe looked exclusive 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.
House of the Elf [Part Two of Three/with notes]
House of the Goblin [Part Two of Three]Here is where, where the air is stillAnd the mountains gloom disappear! Here is where, unmarked spirits dwellWhere harp and remembrance expire?Where the rainbow-leaps, from itsStoreroom-keep, and cries; And the sands along the lot coastEcho then die?as in sleep?;And where charm turns into ghouls!..
Learn About Love From Poet Rumi
Learn about love by appraisal poetry by a long dead poet named Rumi. No need to look for antediluvian texts concealed in caves.
Shaking out the Rugs [Following the Poet]
Let's be a consequence the poet to his Hell and heaven! Count his Ghosts and dilemma's?Reach out to touch his Stretched-out skies; let's follow The poet to see where he lays.Let's be a consequence the poet to his end; To see if he can?whatever He wants to do, do over again?.
Blind Designs [a Poem] and a Note by Rosa on The Other Door
Blind DesignsBorn today, gone tomorrow Like a butterfly with no stomach Born n the morning, dead by night Oh-let me whisper Oh-let me cry What man has not learned? What man will not learn! In his pomposity, his language With his abstract concepts With his intellect With his creativeness He has develop into enslaved By-them? By them all, he will fall. Ah! Yes-abstract concepts Bombast and oratory His intellect His cleverness This he grass behind To his decedents!.
Caught in the Arms of ED
YOU MIGHT THINK I AM STRONGI THINK YOU GOT IT WRONGI LIVE LIFE DAY TO DAYHOPING IT WILL GO MY WAYI HAVE MY Contacts AND MY FOOD PLANMY Psychotherapist AND MY THOUGHTSMY Assignment AND MY EXCITEMENTTHEN A little HAPPENS AND I GET CAUGHTCAUGHT IN THE ARMS OF EDTURNING MY EYES AWAYFROM MY FOCUS TO WIN THE FIGHTTHAT I Attention WAS GOING TO STAY.HE TELLS ME THAT I AM SELFISHTHAT I Must DOUBT MY EVERY MOVEONE Close I AM HAPPYDO I HAVE A RIGHT TO FEEL THIS GOOD?DOUBTING MY Dilution AND CONFIDENCEAS ED Constantly KNEW I WOULDI AM Bringing up the rear INCHES About MY WAISTAND MY PANTS ARE Lessening OFFI SEE THE FACE OF ED IN MY HEADAS HE BEGINS TO LAUGH AND SCOFFYOU THINK YOU ARE GOING STRONGYOU THINK YOU GOT ME BEATLET ME SEE YOU LOSE EVEN MOREYOU WILL SEE THAT YOU WERE WRONG.
Ambiguity and Abstraction in Bob Dylan's Lyrics
To many citizens contemporary poetry is a turn-off. The aim for this is that the adult years of these poems are boring.
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