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'A unique and slightly mad effort': mapping Britain in poetry The Guardian
A national community arts project, where poems are matched to precise locations, is reinventing a 17th-century classic for the digital age.
This writerâs job: Get young people to see poetry everywhere Christian Science Monitor
Naomi Shihab Nye, the new young people's poet laureate, encourages children to slow down and notice details â to see that every life is extraordinary.
See inspiration for Angelouâs poetry at historic Overtown rooming house Miami Herald
Tucked into the Miami neighborhood of Overtown is the Historic Ward Rooming House. It was where blacks and Native Americans could stay, and sleep safely, ...
CT Poetsâ Corner: The prose poetry of Charles Rafferty reflects lifeâs tiny moments - Hartford Courant
CT Poetsâ Corner: The prose poetry of Charles Rafferty reflects lifeâs tiny moments Hartford Courant
Charles Rafferty, an award-winning author who directs the MFA program at Albertus Magnus College and teaches at the Westport Writers' Workshop, shares his ...
The industry and poetry of David Smith The Economist
THREE YEARS before he died in a car crash in 1965, David Smith was invited to create work for the Due Monde festival in Spoleto, Italy. One or two pieces ...
Pod Goals: Versify Weaves Simple, Heroic Tales With Original Poetry Nashville Scene
For the sixth installment in our ongoing series about local podcasts, we talk to the poets of Versify.
A new poet laureate brings passion to her post Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Susan Lynch accepted the mantle as laureate on June 27 at a ceremony at Vashon Winery.
Marie Ponsot, elegant poet of the sea, stars and her seven-child family, dies at 98 - Washington Post
Marie Ponsot, elegant poet of the sea, stars and her seven-child family, dies at 98 Washington Post
She won the National Book Critics Circle Award for her 1998 collection âThe Bird Catcher.â
Modern poetryâs sentimentality problem New Statesman
Two new but stale collections offer joyless caricatures of passion.
Podcasts Are Providing A New Way Into Poetry NPR
A poem on the page has its appeal â but poetry spoken aloud is a more intimate experience. And a new crop of podcasts are expanding poetry, giving context ...
Why Read Poetry? Cherwell Online
It's easy to be intimidated by poetry. Often it withholds as much as it gives, leaves obscure as much as it reveals. And there is so much of it. So many different ...
Novato High School students ace national poetry contest Marin Independent Journal
Eight teens from Marin School of the Arts at Novato High School dazzled national poetry judges in a new contest run by the New York Times.
Marie Ponsot, Poet of Love, Divorce and Family, Dies at 98 The New York Times
After a promising start as a published poet in the 1950s, Marie Ponsot put her career aside. She was a single mother in New York City, with seven children to ...
Remembering the life and poetry of Marie Ponsot America Magazine
The poet Marie Ponsot, who died on July 5 at age 98, had a life eventful enough to overshadow her poems. Nevertheless, future generations of readers will still ...
The Poetry of Lali Tsipi Michaeli TLV1 Podcasts
Lali Tsipi Michaeli's work attempts to capture, not just the mind at work, but also the spirit, the soul, as it becomes aware of itself as an entity both anchored in, ...
New book of poetry inspired by the Isle of Wight and wider world Isle of Wight County Press
LIVING on the Isle of Wight proved the perfect inspiration for a new poetry book.
Watch These Young Spoken-Word Poets Take On Climate Change Natural Resources Defense Council
Across the world, tens of thousands of young people are taking to the streets to protest climate inaction. And at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem last month, ...
Orhan Veli KanÄ±k becomes 2nd most read poet in world Hurriyet Daily News
A masterpiece by a prominent 20th-century Turkish poet became the second most widely-read poem in the world, according to a Berlin-based multi-lingual ...
DC church mixes spoken word and social justice with 'Prophetic Poetry Slam' - Episcopal News Service
DC church mixes spoken word and social justice with 'Prophetic Poetry Slam' Episcopal News Service
LaTonya Merritt performs at All Souls Episcopal Church's Prophetic Poetry Slam in Washington, D.C., on July 13, 2019. Photo: Egan Millard/ENS. [Episcopal ...
Missoula kids learn poetry and pasta | Local The Missoulian
Twenty-one kids spread out along the sidewalk in front of Caffe Dolce Monday, with some talking in groups of two or three, and others off by themselves reading ...
Z-Line Poetry: "Madre America" bushwickdaily.com
Our OG Bushwick poet comes back for our third installment. â Bushwick Daily.
Joy Harjo is the first Native American U.S. poet laureate The Washington Post
âMy role as a poet is as a healer,â says Joy Harjo. âPoetry is a healing force.â The 68-year-old Native American writer first felt that restorative power during a ...
âThe Last Love Poem I Will Ever Writeâ and other best poetry of the month The Washington Post
How do people deal with traumas and painful memories? For Gregory Orr, one of our most esteemed lyric poets, the answer is to embrace language and to grow ...
50 Must-Read Best Poetry Books Book Riot
Get more poetry into your life with this list of 50 of the best poetry books, with books from ancient times through today.
Dead Poets Society: 30 years on Robin Williams' stirring call to 'seize the day' endures - The Guardian
Dead Poets Society: 30 years on Robin Williams' stirring call to 'seize the day' endures The Guardian
From its enthusiasm for literature to its rousing finale, Peter Weir's film is a salute to inspiration itself.
Campbell McGrath Reads Czeslaw Milosz The New Yorker
Campbell McGrath joins Kevin Young to discuss âRealism,â by Czeslaw Milosz, and his own poem âThe Human Heart.â McGrath has published several poetry ...
Albuquerque Museumâs 3rd Thursday event offers poetry and projects for entire family - KRQE News 13
Albuquerque Museumâs 3rd Thursday event offers poetry and projects for entire family KRQE News 13
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)- Every third Thursday of the month, the Albuquerque Museum hosts a 3rd Thursday event. This is a free after-hours program that ...
Stranger Things' Dacre Montgomery Has A Poetry Podcast You'll Want To Listen To Refinery29
Actor Dacre Montgomery is nothing like his "Stranger Things" character, Billy Hargrove â and he has a soothing, sensitive poetry podcast to prove it.
Poetry readings planned at The Harlow Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Poets Elizabeth Potter and Judith Robbins will be featured at 7 p.m. Friday, July 19, at the Harlow, 100 Water St., in Hallowell. The event is part of the.
Poetry for People Who Hate Poetry, No. 10 Cleveland Scene
This is the tenth column in a monthly series by Dave Lucas, the Poet Laureate of the State of Ohio. You can read his previous columns here. *** But does poetry ...
From the Porch Steps: Does anyone read poetry? Daily Commercial
I was looking through all my little nooks and crannies for a pamphlet I had written years ago called raising baby on a shoe string, or something like that. A friend ...
NPR Review: 'The Cuban Comedy,' By Pablo Medina NPR
Pablo Medina's The Cuban Comedy walks a fine line between poetry and political satire. The story is deeply immersed in post-revolution Cuba, in the crumbling ...
The poetry of preserving what we hope to leave behind Angelus News
Preservation,â the first poem of Craig Beaven's debut collection, is set in Texas on the eve of a hurricane, the storm âstill 12 hours away, still // hot and sunny / in ...
New L.A. book festival LitLit announces talks by poets Yesika Salgado, Vickie Vertiz and more - Los Angeles Times
New L.A. book festival LitLit announces talks by poets Yesika Salgado, Vickie Vertiz and more Los Angeles Times
The city's newest book festival, to be held at the Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles arts complex, will host four panels on July 20 and 21 as part of its programming, ...
Watch Your Poetry With The Visible Poetry Project Book Riot
The Visible Poetry Project has a clear mission: launch 30 videos in the 30 days of April to celebrate National Poetry Month. Get the deets here!
Poetry as films and Insta-stories, Arts News & Top Stories The Straits Times
Turning poems into short films and having poets recite their works in an Instagram marathon are some of the ways Poetry Festival Singapore is pushing towards ...
Poetry: Roughing It Adirondack Almanack
Roughing It. I remember cold backpack mornings in Augusts in the Adirondacks in the late 1960s, hanging-in our sleeping bags long after waking from sleep
Miya Poetry: Why is it creating noise in Assam now | Explained India Today
Simply put, the Miya poetry genre paints a picture of stigma and humiliation embedded in the identity -- "Miya" tag.
Psychiatric Times' Poet Awarded International Prestige Psychiatric Times
Congratulations and kudos to Dr Richard M. Berlin, whose poem âEye Contactâ was chosen to be included in the 2019 Hippocrates Prize Anthology.
Poetry Contest Is For Those Touched By Cancer CapeNews.net
Falmouth Public Library and Falmouth Hospital are partnering for the poetry writing contest, Poetry of Courage and Survival, for anyone affected by cancer.
Poetry in Muslim âdialectâ kicks up a storm in Assam The Hindu
Pranabjit Doloi, a freelance journalist, had filed the complaint objecting the âuse of certain terms conveying to the world that the Assamese people are ...
Harvard's Stephanie Burt rethinks our relationship with poetry Harvard Gazette
Stephanie Burt's new book is a guide to understanding an art form that for many feels difficult to access. She talks about creating a âtravel guideâ for poetry.
Alabama's 'Father Goose' is as prolific a poet as ever AL.com
Charles Ghigna (pronounced âGeen-ya,â with a hard g), better known as the poet âFather Goose,â happily climbs the stairs to his wood-paneled office, which he ...
Stockton educator turns author with book of poetry for kids Stockton Record
LODI â Unbeknownst to longtime educator Sylvia Ulmer, decades of stories from growing up in El Salvador to having silly conversations with one of her 10 ...
America has its first Native poet laureate and her interview is a must-read. GOOD
Not only can poetry foster a love of language, it can also help create tolerance for cultures that have been erased throughout history. Joy Harjo, a member of the ...
Intimidated by verse? âDonât Read Poetryâ explores how to enjoy poems. - Christian Science Monitor
Intimidated by verse? âDonât Read Poetryâ explores how to enjoy poems. Christian Science Monitor
Stephanie Burt entices readers into an appreciation of poetry by demystifying the act of poetry reading.
Bella Thorne Said Sheâs Baring All In Her New Poetry Novel BuzzFeed News
Thorne opened up about her past and present in a collection of newly published poems, she told BuzzFeed News' Profile.
Lit Bits: Ron McCallum's memoir and spaced-themed poetry The Canberra Times
From 'meet the author' events to poetry readings, there's plenty happening in Canberra's literary world this week.
Poets to read Mount Desert Islander
SOUTHWEST HARBOR â Starr Cummin Bright and Susan Deborah King will read their poetry on Tuesday, July 16, at 5:30 p.m. at the Southwest Harbor Public.
Charles Simic reflects on what set James Tateâs late poetry apart The Washington Post
What makes James Tate's later poetry unlike that of most American poets writing today is that it is rarely about him. It was not always like that. When I first met him ...
Muni Poetry - Great Highway (18 46th Avenue) thebaycitybeacon.com
This article is part of a poetry series dedicated to every Muni route in San Francisco. You can find the poet, Mc "Mack" Allen, on twitter at @that_mc.
Geoffrey Hill's Darkly Luminous Poetry Hyperallergic
Hill worked on The Book of Baruch by the Gnostic Justin for several years before his death, planning no conclusion; the book would simply consist of as many ...
Columbia Poets Respond to Visual Art at Stormwater Studios Charleston Post Courier
Just about every school kid ends up studying John Keats' 1819 poem âOde On A Grecian Urn.â It's one of the best-known poems in literary history, and one of its.
Nadia Shpachenkoâs The Poetry of Places Explores Architecture as Inspiration - I CARE IF YOU LISTEN
Nadia Shpachenkoâs The Poetry of Places Explores Architecture as Inspiration I CARE IF YOU LISTEN
Anne Goldberg-Baldwin reviews The Poetry of Places, the latest album from pianist Nadia Shpachenko featuring works inspired by architecture and landscapes.
Guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto brings his cinematic guitar poetry to the Button Factory Stage July 19 - Foster's Daily Democrat
Guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto brings his cinematic guitar poetry to the Button Factory Stage July 19 Foster's Daily Democrat
Hiroya Tsukamoto is a mesmerizing (predominantly) finger style guitarist from Kyoto, Japan, who, in 2018, took second prize at the International Finger Style ...
Tracy K Smith on the place of poetry in modern America â books podcast The Guardian
This week's show is dedicated to poetry. The outgoing US poet laureate, Tracy K Smith, sits down with Richard to discuss her 15-year career and the role of ...
Joy Harjo named first Native American poet laureate Big Think
Joy Harjo is a poet, author and musician, and is an active member of the Muscogee Nation. Poet laureates are charged with overseeing poetry readings at the ...
Adi Assis's Poetry of Social Critique and Personal Pain TLV1 Podcasts
The poetry of Adi Assis injects us with the distress that consumes his days and nights. His laments madden us as we find ourselves rare witness to ...
Hereâs how to arrange the poems in your poetry manuscript Press-Enterprise
I'll begin with a prefatory caveat, based on my experience as a writer and teacher: There are no rules; learn them all. It is both exciting and a special kind of ...
What Makes Poetry Unique? We Ask Houston's New Poet Laureate Houstonia Magazine
Meet Leslie Contreras Schwartz. A Rice grad and author of two books, she succeeds Deborah D.E.E.P Mouton as Houston's fourth poet laureate, serving from ...
New & Noteworthy Poetry From Tina Chang, Natalie Scenters-Zapico and More The New York Times
A selection of recent poetry books; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading.
Meet Joy Harjo, the new U.S. Poet Laureate Chicago Tribune
Meet Joy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. Poet Laureate. After her first week with the title, we chat music, responsibility of the position and the possibility of ...
Holly Prado, poet who championed L.A.âs literary scene, dies at 81 Los Angeles Times
Holly Prado, an admired poet, fiction writer and educator who championed what she came to see as Los Angeles' under-recognized literary scene, has died at ...
Reviving Northern Ireland's poetry scene one poem at a time BBC News
Poetry slams, spoken word events and recitals. Why are so many young people turning to poetry?
American Life in Poetry: Origami Lake County News
We haven't published nearly enough poems written for young people, and here's one I like a great deal, by Joyce Sutphen, the current Minnesota poet laureate, ...
Immersed in poetry at the Library of Congress Penn: Office of University Communications
As a poet herself, working at the Poetry and Literature Center at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., has been the perfect opportunity for rising Penn ...
Author and poet Michael Warr examines the connection between poetry and the protest movment - WGN Radio - Chicago
Author and poet Michael Warr examines the connection between poetry and the protest movment WGN Radio - Chicago
Author, poet and editor Michael Warr joins Justin to discuss the new book, "Of Poetry and Protest: From Emmitt Till to Trayvon Martin." Michael talks about how ...
Alice Oswald elected Oxford professor of poetry by huge margin The Guardian
Alice Oswald has won the race to be Oxford's latest professor of poetry. She will be the first woman to serve in the position, established more than 300 years ago.
Olympic Theatre Arts sponsors youth poetry competition Sequim Gazette
A special poetry contest for youths and teens 18 years and younger will see the winning piece earn a special role in the Olympic Theatre Arts Children's Theatre ...
Pittsburgh Poetry Stalwart Marks First Release On A Major Press 90.5 WESA
Poet Michael Wurster organized his career around his passion. Wurster grew up mostly in Iowa, loving poetry, and earned an English degree at Dickinson.
Paul Simon, Alice Quinn honored by Poetry Society of America Fox News
Paul Simon doesn't care much for requests, but he might ask you to sing along. The singer-songwriter's latest honor came from the Poetry Society of America, ...
Glaser uses poetry to reflect on humanity | Spotlight SoMdNews.com
The Maryland Writers' Association created the Writers' Round Table Program to encourage writers, poets, playwrights and authors through monthly articles and ...
Poetry helps tech grad cope with illness Deccan Herald
An IIIT-B graduate, Reijul developed juvenile diabetes at the age of 6, and in 2015, he was diagnosed with schizophrenia, because of which he had to ...
Prize-winning poets to read at Lewes library July 24 CapeGazette.com
JosÃ© Padua, winner of the Miller Williams Poetry Award, and his wife Heather Lynne Davis, winner of the Hayden Carruth Poetry Prize at Syracuse University, ...
Revolving Museum hits the road for 35th anniversary Sentinel & Enterprise
FITCHBURG â Last year Massachusetts artist and Revolving Museum founder Jerry Beck aimed to break the world record for largest paper airplane with a ...
Meet Joy Harjo, The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate NPR
NPR's Noel King talks to Joy Harjo, who is a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation. She grew up in Oklahoma and has been writing poetry since the 1970s.
Wanted: Talented applicant for next state poet laureate Toledo Blade
What does one do as the Ohio poet laureate? Well, he drives, for one. Dave Lucas offered in a good-natured conversation via cell phone somewhere between ...
Rhyme in a box: Are you a poet? Let people know it! Chinook Observer
SURFSIDE â Tony Pfannenstiel wants to brighten lives on the Long Beach Peninsula with poetry.
Father Amde Is the Writing Seer of Watts ~ Poetry Corner lataco.com
He is wise. He is righteous. He is a Watts Prophet. Anthony âAmdeâ Hamilton better known as Father Amde stands with the Watts community through poetry that ...
âBless the Poetsâ: First Native US Poet Laureate Calls Us All to a Different Future - Nonprofit Quarterly
âBless the Poetsâ: First Native US Poet Laureate Calls Us All to a Different Future Nonprofit Quarterly
Joy Harjo is the first Native American US Poet Laureate. She was appointed this week by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, who said that Harjo's work ...
Meet the man behind the Tube poetry brightening Londonersâ days MyLondon
The hero we didn't know we needed to get us through our commute.
Marathon of Poetry at Mulford East Hampton Star
Sunday is the day, 5:30 is the time, the Mulford Farm on James Lane in East Hampton Village is the place, and poetry is the name of the game. Specifically, it's ...
Dacre Montgomery Has A Podcast & Itâs A Total 180 From Stranger Thingsâ Billy Refinery29
Actor Dacre Montgomery is nothing like his "Stranger Things" character, Billy Hargrove â and he has a soothing, sensitive poetry podcast to prove it.
Poetry event focuses on criminal justice San Marcos Daily Record
Poetry: Awakening Adirondack Almanack
Awakening. Mottled beams of sunlight. Filter down through dense canopies, To feed the whispering, wooded forest. Stirred breezes and shadows move like ...
Enjoy some poetry from J-Lyn's soul Germiston City News
J-Lyn Matjila explores her passion for writing and has released an emotional poetry book.
2 local poets: 'The spirit of activism has always been in LA poetry' kcrw.com
Southern California may not get the credit it deserves for its strong literary community and a great spoken word scene. However, poets Shonda Buchanan and ...
Large visual poetry collection moves into UI Special Collections UI The Daily Iowan
While poetry is often thought of as ink on paper, the work of concrete poets blurs the lines between written work and visual art. The University of Iowa Libraries ...
A Conversation With Joy Harjo, The First Native American Poet Laureate WBUR
The new poet laureate of the United States is also the first Native American appointed to the post. We'll talk with Joy Harjo.
Ifeanyi Menkiti, Wellesley professor who rescued the Grolier Poetry Book Shop, dies at 78 - The Boston Globe
Ifeanyi Menkiti, Wellesley professor who rescued the Grolier Poetry Book Shop, dies at 78 The Boston Globe
Ifeanyi Menkiti, 78, of Somerville, was a longtime Wellesley College philosophy professor and poet who purchased the Grolier Poetry Book Shop in 2006, ...
Poetry Jam returning to Creston BCLocalNews
Local writers and poets are invited to celebrate a night of literature at an open mic night in Creston.
Poetry Pick: Amanda Gorman at MOCA L.A. Weekly
Gorman has recently become a paragon of poetry, acquitting herself admirably as the first Youth Poet Laureate of the United States (in 2017) and the Youth Poet ...
Poetry Mobile keeps Museum on a roll Sentinel & Enterprise
FITCHBURG â Conceived by city artist and Revolving Museum Founder Jerry Beck, the Poetry Mobile is a collaborative public art project featuring poetry ...
Daily Life, Divorce, Race In New Collection By Massachusetts Poet New England Public Radio
The poet January Gill O'Neil writes a lot about life after her divorce. That includes what she calls the ordinary, boring stuff. But her poems about a trip.
Greta Bellamacina On Battling Sexism At Cannes And The Poetry Of Valentino's AW19 Collection - Vogue.co.uk
Greta Bellamacina On Battling Sexism At Cannes And The Poetry Of Valentino's AW19 Collection Vogue.co.uk
Greta Bellamacina on working with Valentino's Pierpaolo Piccioli, her debut feature Hurt by Paradise, and being turned away on the red carpet at Cannes 2019.
Hungering: a Poetry Jukebox for Dublinâs Docklands The Irish Times
'We asked for poems about hunger now, and the memory of past hunger that lingers in the gut'
This debut collection of poetry maps a geography of anguish in its lines and images Scroll.in
An assured collection, Saima Afreen's poems in 'Sin of Semantics' navigate pain as well as places with passion, though they are a little too lush sometimes.
In a Small State of Poetry: No simple choices when it comes to pregnancy The Providence Journal
Guest writer Sussy Santana explores the complex and shifting emotions she experienced in each of her pregnancies, underscoring the deeply personal ...
"Can poetry save us?": An Interview with Bifo E-Flux
In the English-language edition of Le Monde Diplomatique, Mike Huguenor interviews Franco âBifoâ Berardi about his recent book Breathing: Chaos and Poetry, ...
Proprietors of iconic Main Street diner open their doors to Poetry Street RiverheadLOCAL
Poetry Street has found a new home. The popular five-year-old, open-mic venue for poetry readings will take up residence at Sunny's diner on East Main Street ...
I Saw the Universe
I can see the navy blue of the skiesOr the cobalt of the nightI can see the stars wink, the grin of the moonDuring the changes of it's monthly face**I am in awe**I see the sun on it's yearly trekAlternately arousing the life in the earthAnd then desertion away to allow it to sleepUntil the next spring**I am told the Universe is "out there"Beyond those stars, moon and sun,Yet the power of what I can seeIs a fathoming clear of my comprehension**I am in awe**"Out there" no time, no seasons passNo sense of age, hatred or loss existOnly the infinity0f the Universe**What IS "out there"?What IS the Universe that has no end?What IS the power that creates all this?I want to see it too**And then I remember..
Expressing an Emotion - The Art of Copy Poetry
Writing poetry is an art, a way of expression, conclusion denotation in few words. A tune of passion flowing out onto the pages, words that flow into each other and yet convey the inner most opinion and feelings of those who read the words.
Portrait Of The Artiste 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 all the way through the prose characters of Dylan Thomas", the creation was formed by Tim Baker, an Accomplice of the Royal Inhabitant Theatre, who won the Manchester Sundown News Best Visiting Assembly award in 1992 for the amply highly praised To Kill a Mockingbird.
Arizona Blue--Gunfighter: The Wolves Nest [Chapter One of Seven: The North]
[Episode Five]Arizona Blue-GunfighterThe Wolves Nest-in the North[Episode Five]Northern Minnesota Area-Winter of 1877Chapter One of Seven: The NorthThe area was known as Pigs Eye [St. Paul, Minnesota]; Northfield was a diminutive more notorious since Jessie James robbed the 1st General Bank, in September of last year, and more to the West.
Im Sorry Mom! A Mothers Day Poem
Mother's Day Poetry,I'm Sorry Mom!I'm sorry for the troubles And the qualms I brought you. I'm sorry for my mistakes, I didn't mean to make you blue.
Learn About Love From Poet Rumi
In this advanced age of technology, busy lifestyles, and obsession with consumerism have taken a lot of the romance and love out of our lives. The Internet has befit a average to associate with ancestors as each one is conclusion it a lot harder to meet one an added in the 'real' world.
Article on Poetry and Two Poems
Writing Poetry for TomorrowWhat does a man need to be a poet, or tomorrow's literary giant? Questions many a undergraduate has asked, from Harvard all the way to the area institution in one's hometown. What is the answer? Well, I can give you mine, and I'm sure if you asked a hundred writers, or a hundred scholars, you'd get two hundred altered answers.
Ode to: The Ice Maiden of Ampatos Acme [now in: English and Spanish]
Dedícate to Antonio Castillo. L.
The Lull of Dusk [Over Mantaro Valley] In English and Spanish
Twilight, was now beginning. As forthe sun, it was down-down over the Mantaro Valley of Peru.
Lima, City with the Stretched out Wings [In English and Spanish]
Lima, City with the Stretched out WingsIt's an ink-black night: no stars: a moon in sightJust dots of: red, green and white-white lightsAs the plane descends, descends, slides down On the long-drawn-out-spun-out drawn out city of light Uneven as a crumbled cake, lit up like a Christmas tree-The restless city, with its stretched out wingsStretching from the mountains to the sea- Winding because of the valley's, forests, and streams Stretches, stretches its naked wings-endlesslyAs,I'm descending, down, over and about the city (descending, descending, and sliding to the ground)The city with stretched out wings-and endless lights Down, behind, around, the ground, it's immune to me I'm just part of its evening, a induction in its inky seaInvisible people: cats, dogs, birds, and rats-infiniteUncountable: dots; streams of lit dots, dot-lights; People: walking, talking, sleeping, drinking by the dots People: waiting, killing, robbing, praying, by the dotsFor tomorrow, tomorrow and a new tomorrowThey say-:you are ruthless, and I know this to be trueAnd they tell me you have thieves and murders-And this, I dare say-but shall-is also true, very true But show me a city to the different of eight-million-? I shake my fist and say: '?show me! But no one does'So alive, so brave, with brawny and hungry hearts;I say, show me one that sings in poverty and smiles Prove me one that celebrates year-round of its heroes Show me painters that are as good-that sell on streets-As good as: Picasso, Dali, Rembrandt, and Yang YangAnd that welcomes the world with stretched out arms-Show me all this, or some of this, and I will say no moreWith this,I descend to its streets, its crowed winding streetsAs well as, to its neighborhoods with dust and dirty air, And hear the laughs of the children; the dogs on roofs Sights of the shoe-shiners: men and boys, in the parksAnd the copious food carts; -- musicians, paper sellersAnd with its naked featherless wings, casing all-My Lima, Peru with its distinguished Cathedral:Golden fair-haired with immense crowns, andWithin its plaza-square, a water fountain-celebrated.Under its sins, with its craggy aged men, lovely women,They all stand tall and bow to its Inca history, its glory- Its world that once ruled all, like the Roman Empire,Like the American Dream, they were the noble, the kingsAnd now, from grind and toil, sweat and strive, all, all Grinding, grinding away, each and everyday, lover of the, King of Kings: Jesus Christ-this is the Lima I know today; a mighty ship that has previously sailed the seven seas, now resting!?Spanish VersionLima, La ciudad con las alas extendidas Translated by Rosa PeñalozaEsta es una noche oscura: no estrellas, ni luna a la vistaSolo puntos: rojo, verde y blanco-luces blancasMientras que el avión desciende, desciende, bajando A la larga-extendida-plana persistente ciudad de luces Plana como un panqueque, encendida como un árbol de navidad-La despierta ciudad, con sus alas extendidasExtendidas desde las montañas hacia el océano Zigzagueante a través de los valles, bosques y riachuelos Estirando, estirando sus alas desnudas-interminablesMientras,Voy descendiendo, abajo, por encima y alrededor de la ciudad (Descendiendo, descendiendo, y deslizándose a la tierra)La ciudad con las alas extendidas-y luces interminables Abajo, Abajo, detrás, alrededor, la tierra, es inmune a mí Sólo soy parte de esta noche, un bautizado en su oscuro océanoInvisible: gente, gatos, perros, pájaros, y ratas, infinidadIncontables: puntos, riachuelos de luz, puntos de luz; Gente: caminando, conversando, durmiendo, comiendo bajo los puntos de luz Gente: esperando, matando, robando, rezando bajo los puntos de luzPor mañana, mañana y otro mañanaEllos dicen--:Tu eres implacable, y yo se que esto es verdadY ellos me dicen tú tienes ladrones, y muertes-Y esto, me atrevo a decir, que esto también es cierto, muy ciertoPero muéstrame una ciudad de ocho millones contraria --? Sacudo mis puños y digo: "?muéstrame," pero nadie lo haceTan viva, tan valerosa, con corazones fuertes y hambrientos:Digo, muéstrame una que canta en pobreza, y sonríe Pruébame una como esa, que celebra alrededor del año a sus héroes Muéstrame pintores tan buenos-que venden en las calles-Tan buenos como: Picasso, Dali, Rembrant y Yang YangY que recibe al mundo con extendidos brazosMuéstrame todo esto, o algo de esto, y no diré masCon esto,Desciendo a sus calles, atiborrada, zigzagueantes callesAsí como su raro vecindario con polvo en el aire Y oigo la risa de los niños, los perros en los techos Vista de los lustrabotas, hombres y muchachos, en los parquesY los numerosos carros de comida, músicos y vendedores de periódicosY con su desnuda y desplumadas alas, cubriendo todo-Mi Lima, Perú, con su renombrada catedral:Amarilla dorada con su coronadas torres, yDentro de su plaza cuadrada, una celebrada piletaBajo su piel, con sus arrugados ancianos, tiernas mujeres,Todos ellos parados altos, y reverenciando a su historia inca, sugloria- Su mundo que una vez gobernó todo, como el Imperio RomanoComo el sueño de América, ellos fueron los nobles, los reyesY ahora de pesadez, y esfuerzo, sudor, lucha, todos, todos extenuados, fatigados, este y cada día, amantes del Rey de los Reyes: Jesucristo-esta es la Lima que conozco, hoy; un poderoso barco que ya navegó los siete mares, ahora descansando?Author/Poet Dennis Siluk, web site: http://dennissiluk.
Learn About Love From Poet Rumi
Learn about love by analysis poetry by a long dead poet named Rumi. No need to look for antiquated texts concealed in caves.
Testimony to the Night [In English and Spanish]
In the quiet of the cold night- In its deep northern skies, Dim are the lights, in its coldEvening frost?! Even the stars of the arctic Seem noiselessly stone frozen!Here, here is where you find Peace and the beast within-! Remote, no ears or wordsTo disorder the mind To embed the throat; Here, here is where you die?(for a moment).Here, the sky has eternal eyes Eyes with cosmic tides Tides that never rest: they warWith the Universe- Likened to a dark deep abyss; Endless and never resting?Here my eyes seek and search In countless hours, ebbing and Sweeping the heavens aboveNumbing, changeless- Are the cosmos, the heavens? Here resides a curious peace?Here, resides a curious peace With an army of stars to defeat Shinning, mutely in the darkThe ebbing, eldritch dark; Time has no importance here, Here, resides a strange, peace?Cold and oddly numb are my feet, As I look up, upon the many bridges One star bridging the next-as if,If Kings and Queens were Guarding them-the Hosts- O-Yes! A strange, curious peace?Ah! Praise, praise be to thee, to thee Flaming, furious firmaments-ye, Ye, jog your memory me not, of the wars I left,Of the foes, divine immortals?The enemies that never rest Ah! Praise, praise be to thee, to theeI hear music, harmony from afar (there) There are storms clandestine in a storehouse, For tomorrow-war beyond, beyondOrion's dust?perpetual dust; There, there the sun is dim to bleak.
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 disregard you had - No Aces or King of Hearts in your first deck - But considerably a worthless Joker-So Wild and Mad..
Hindu Poet - Kamalakanta
Kamalakanta was born in Burdwan India in the late 18th Century. From an early age he uttered an advantage in holiness and later in life Kamalakanta acknowledged commencement into Tantric Yoga from a Tantric yogi named Kenaram Bhattacharya.
Listen as I Share: WE
You speak simple, completley understandable justifications I abide by them, abide by you, honor what you tell me and even all the same I know where you're appearance from, I just required to share with you, let you hear: my heart..
Lord Byrons She Walks in Beauty
Lord Byron's break epic to "She Walks In Beauty" is among the most memorable and most quoted lines in romantic poetry. The breach lines are effortless, graceful, and beautiful, a decent match for his poem about a woman who possesses unforced grace and beauty.
The Art of Getting Poetic Critique
You can show your poem to your mom, your spouse, your co-workers, or your friends, but you might not get the responses that you can suck up into your a small amount journalism fingers to use in an endeavor to refine your craft. What does it actually mean when a big name who cares about you, but not for poetry says, "Wow, this is great.
Growing hurts sometimes; saying goodbye to friends, to equipment you've known and done to belongings you sought to do. Growing heals sometimes the crushed dreams and hopes of a life you once knew leading you to a new comprehension of yourself.
Ode, to the Mighty Midget Omac [In English and Spanish]
Part One Midget HistoryI am thirty-six inches tall, that is all-Honest to god I am My hair is green, my eyes red, and IHave a very thick neckMy eyebrows are thin, and my beardHas three hairs? And I bore abuse, when I was youngYes! It happened to be; day by day??folks laugh at me, my appearanceYou see?I make them appalled. .
Walt Whitman, Romance With a Stranger
The conception of brief encounters, even romantic encounters, with a stranger recurs often in the verses of Walt Whitman.Take, for example, these lines from one of the inscriptions that Whitman wrote to his 1860 journal of Trees of Grass.
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