Preserving dignity - poetry
No one ought to have to beg or crawl ahead of humanity.
No one ought to be exile for easily being different.
No one ought to be employed based exclusively on color of skin.
No one be supposed to be denied the human right to equality.
No one ought to have to disgrace himself just to make a living.
No one ought to be subjected to a life of slavery.
No one ought to abuse another; in word, in depth or deed.
No one must be the aim of hate by any race.
No one ought to feel a delight from the distress of others.
No one be supposed to judge a further or degrade their fellow man.
No one be supposed to act in anger or utter wicked inappropriate things.
To us God gave the gift of love to bequeath upon each other.
Rev. Saundra L. Washington, D. D. , is an intended clergywoman, expert community worker, and Come to nothing of AMEN Ministries. She is also the cause of two auburn table books: Room Beneath the Snow: Poems that Preach and Negative Disturbances: Homilies that Teach which can be reviewed on her site. Her new book, Out of Deep Waters: My Grief Management Workbook, is likely to be existing soon.
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Blessings to all!
House of the Hobgoblin [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 reminiscence expire?Where the rainbow-leaps, from itsStoreroom-keep, and cries; And the sands along the bushel coastEcho then die?as in sleep?;And where charm turns into ghouls!..
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!.
Mechanical Poetry - Part Three
Have you ever read the lyrics of a Simon and Garfunkle song? Pure poetry. Want to write poems like that? Start doubling them.
The Mercantile of Copan [In English and Spanish]
English VersionThe Trade of Copan [480 AD]Advance: The ballgame at the Honduras court in Copan, the year was 480 AD, Copan's 3rd ruler, Mat Head, whom succeeded Quetzal Macaw, whom was the come to grief of the city is now the new ruler. Mat Head, was a female, the husband of Quetzal Macaw, and here is where the story begins.
The Goat and the Rope [a Poem: in Spanish and English]
The Goat and the Ropewhere there were devils I saw none. nothing.
So many looked to you for inspiration,Unlikely hero for the wheelchair nation.Proudly you fought and smugly you believed,Everyone loved you Christopher Reeve.
The Gaul of La Laguna de Paca
Part OneI tell you a legend of long ago Of the cadaverous city of La Laguna de Paca, (Where I had met a long drawn out ghost) Within this constituency 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 close towns folks, she echoes.
As I singled out up some of the polished gemstones in the rock store I began to think about what the pebbles looked like already they were polished. The store had quite a few rocks on ceremony performance the ahead of and after and I realized that but for you knew what you were looking for, you could by a long way pass by a beneficial gemstone.
How to Write Bad Poetry
"All bad poetry springs from honest feeling."--Oscar WildePeople write poetry for a glut of reasons, but this critique has a sharpened arrowhead aimed candidly at the fingertips of amateur poets who wish to be available yet decline to learn the attributes of a well-crafted poem.
Whats A Prisoner to Do?
What's a prisoner to do when fair dealing fails and the childlike is escorted off to jail?What's a prisoner to do once stigmatized, caged and abandoned and ostracized?What's a prisoner to do there's no one to trust; the classification fails and the outcome unjust?What's a prisoner to do when breed decide the punishment is defensible and justified?What's a prisoner to do while confined in a cell; the perpetrator's free and faring quite well?What's a prisoner to do once his reputation is dead and his life has been ruined as of what a big name said?What's a prisoner to do when he's not believed, though he's decisive the truth, he's accepted wisdom to deceive?What's a prisoner to do as he sits all alone, no one seems to care; past links all gone?What's a prisoner to do meeting lost and idle and most of one's feelings develop into suicidal?What's a prisoner to do when freedom's taken away and the will to live diminishes each day?What's a prisoner to do when hedged in by strife; with no break away from possible; no attempt for a new life?What's a prisoner to do when he can no longer see the beauty of the sky or the waves of the sea?What's a prisoner to do when the sun he can't feel, nor the breeze of bound for the reason that his fate is sealed?What's a prisoner to do when doomed to despair but still praying to break away from the emotional chair?Tell me, what's a prisoner to do?Rev. Saundra L.
Famous Poets Quotations - Top 30 Poetry Quotations by Famed Poets
"For this argue poetry is a touch more philosophical and more creditable of critical interest than history."-- Aristotle"Every American poet feels that the whole accountability for contemporary poetry has fallen upon his shoulders, that he is a literary landed gentry of one.
Farewell to Lester Graybill
I never met a man, who could shake my hand, and make my heart feel like a grate afire.I never met a man, who could smile so easy, real honest.
New Poetic Work By Ethiopian Colonizer Promotes Respect, Courage And Cultural Sensitivity
McLean, VA - "The Curing Conscious" tells the story of an Ethiopian colonist boy on his fascinating journey to America and adulthood. Biographer Kifle Bantayehu, a 23 year-old second-generation Ethiopian immigrant, recounts this agonizing tale in poetic format.
Ode To Quetzalcoatal [Now in Spanish and English]
Ode to QuetzalcˇatlQuetzalcˇatl the GreatNo one knew his true name, so they Called him Quetzalcˇatl-feather Serpent He and his crew of nineteen: faces Strange faces, metaphors of a prince, a lord: King of the Yucatan in the year 986 ADHe was a tall man; long cloths, sandals; White as day, with a long beard, black hair. Some say red: some don't say? But they called him priest, Lord, king Amongst many things: god!.
Do not be fearful to shine. This world needs what you have to give.
Im Sorry Mom! A Mothers Day Poem
Mother's Day Poetry,I'm Sorry Mom!I'm sorry for the troubles And the reservations I brought you. I'm sorry for my mistakes, I didn't mean to make you blue.
Beautiful Dreamer, Stephen Foster, Americas First Folk Song Writer
"Beautiful Dreamer" was in black and white by Stephen Cultivate just already his death in 1864 at age 37. The song became one of his most celebrated and most popular.
Poetry in Turbulence
To many non-specialists of literature, poetry is extremely unsatisfying. There are quite a few reasons for this, but two in actual come to mind.
THe Monster Mash, A Churchyard SMASH (short story I wrote when I was 11)
The Monster Mash The Cemetery SmashHave you heard of the Monster Mash? I believe you know the story of how it came to be, right? Well, I'm here to tell the TRUE story to you.It sarted out late one night, when all monsters where out of human sight.
Here And There
My eyes opened. I am still alive; Living on earth earth.
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