Poetry in sequence - poetry
Poetry spot: 'Taking Care of You Tonight' by Chandler Jensen AZCentral
Poetry spot is part of a collaboration with local poets to bring poetry closer to the center of our everyday lives.
Oxford poetry professor contest kicks off amid growing controversy The Guardian
Three candidates â Alice Oswald, Andrew McMillan and Todd Swift â issue campaign statements, as efforts to exclude Swift gather steam.
Answering-machine poetry from the Chemical Brothers Reading Eagle
The recordings are taken from a collection of spoken pieces.
Long life and poetry Illinois Times
I recently sat down with John and Peg Knoepfle at their residence in Hickory Glen to ask questions about their life experiences, both personal and literary.
Best Books of 2019 So Far: 21 Fiction, Nonfiction and Poetry Picks To Read Before Memorial Day - Newsweek
Best Books of 2019 So Far: 21 Fiction, Nonfiction and Poetry Picks To Read Before Memorial Day Newsweek
Nearly six months into 2019, there's an ever-growing checklist of books on our personal reading radar. The Newsweek staff has spent the first part of the year ...
Hillsborough survivors' words shortlisted for Forward poetry prize The Guardian
Truth Street by David Cain, which combines eyewitness accounts of the 1989 disaster, is nominated for best debut in year when 'poetry has come down from its ...
Review: Authors spotlight 41 of state's notable poets | Books The Advocate
"Louisiana Poets, A Literary Guide" by Catharine Savage Brosman and Olivia McNeely Pass, University Press of Mississippi, 256 pages, cloth cover, $28.
Hinge artist brings unique style of poetry - The Fergus Falls Daily Journal - Fergus Falls Daily Journal
Hinge artist brings unique style of poetry - The Fergus Falls Daily Journal Fergus Falls Daily Journal
You have read 1 of 10 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Tina Gross is a librarian, a poet, an activist and a Master of Fine Arts candidate in creative writing at ...
Instagram threatens to stifle a new generation of poets Financial Times
It all started when Nikita Gill realised that the number of likes on her most successful Instagram posts had stalled. âI had been getting about 20,000 likes but then ...
Poetry: The Cardinals And The Bishop's Son Adirondack Almanack
The Cardinals And The Bishop's Son. 'Twas a cold and sodden May, When Bishop's Son and wife and pup, Traveled far, from South to the North, Where at home ...
How Walt Whitman's Decade In Washington Changed His Life -- And His Poetry WAMU 88.5
On the 200th anniversary of the poet's birth, Washingtonians reflect on his time in D.C..
Greg Weaver: The promise of poetry to boost Indiana's creativity Indianapolis Business Journal
Think outside the box. Push the envelope. Be cutting-edge. All these overused phrases call for creativity in community affairs, business and elsewhere. But how ...
POETRY: Rappahannock Community College Library announces winners of spring contest - Fredericksburg.com
POETRY: Rappahannock Community College Library announces winners of spring contest Fredericksburg.com
The Rappahannock Community College Library announces the winners of the 2019 Spring Poetry Contest for the juvenile and adult categories. Sharon Ashley ...
Jasmine Powell Brings the Poetry of the Late Tiffany Austin to Life INDY Week
Through four solos, Powell creates a sacred space for history, poetry, and dance in "Approximation of a Woman."
Sights and Sounds: poetry at the UCD Festival The Irish Times
Poetry jukebox features 10 poets reading a poem of their own and one by a precursor.
The Life of Forgotten Poet Letitia Elizabeth Landon JSTOR Daily
The newly published biography L.E.L.: The Lost Life and Scandalous Death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the Celebrated âFemale Byron,â written by literary critic ...
'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.
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.
Marin Poetry Center Traveling Show among upcoming literary events Marin Independent Journal
Book Passage: 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera; 415-927-0960; bookpassage.com. May 28: Kwan Kew Lai discusses âLest We Forgetâ with Dr. Fatima M.
Yemeni poetry thrives despite trauma of civil war The Guardian
Poets explore how the artform can unite people on different sides of conflict.
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.
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.
Eavesdropping on Ocean Vuongâs New Book The New York Times
Before he sold his first novel, âOn Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous,â for a hefty advance, Ocean Vuong was writing poetry. Which means he was broke.
Poetry club seeking members International Falls Journal
Members of the International Falls Adult Poetry Club are looking for more people to join them at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the back of the Coffee Landing Cafe.
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.
âIf Youâre Reading These Words, Weâve Succeededâ: Prison Poetry Program Help Inmates Break Stereotypes - CBS Miami
âIf Youâre Reading These Words, Weâve Succeededâ: Prison Poetry Program Help Inmates Break Stereotypes CBS Miami
MIAMI (CBSMiami) â Every day, people are sentenced to prison for a variety of crimes. They're all different from race, age and even the crimes they committed.
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 ...
Poetry: âIt's [never] just about a Duck on a Pondâ The Courier
In the past I was one of the many who found poetry to be entirely overdramatic. For me, poetry was simply not worth the effort it takes to truly understand its ...
The postmodern poesy The Hindu
Here's some very good news. Imtiaz Dharker was as good as offered the poet laureateship of England, but preferred not to accept the honour and instead keep ...
A teen poet finds a way to shine a light on hate CNN
As part of the National Student Poets Program, Daniel Blokh has been leading poetry workshops at synagogues and Jewish summer camps that help ...
High schoolers reveal power of poetry at competition Pamplin Media Group
High schoolers reveal power of poetry at competition , Local News, Gresham local News, Breaking News alerts for Gresham city.
Poets with a cause India Today
Multilingual poets and slam poetry sessions are spawning a new sub-culture in the city and taking up contemporary issues.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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..
#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.
Ravenna teacher self-publishes book of poetry Record-Courier
For 34 years, Mike Whitmore has been carrying around a small black notebook in his back pocket. When he was in his 20s, he would jot down thoughts while ...
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.
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.
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, ...
Fatimah Asghar talks poetry, prose and the diverse nature of being a Muslim American - Document Journal
Fatimah Asghar talks poetry, prose and the diverse nature of being a Muslim American Document Journal
Document speaks with the artist about the power of social media, expanding the narrative, and why collaboration is always her guiding principle with an ...
Introducing Nevada's Newest Poet Laureates KNPR
Poetry is artistic language meant to stir your imagination... it can also be a little intimidating. Nevada's new poet laureates want to change that. Heather Lang ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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'
James Matthew Wilson on What Poetry Is, and Isnât 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 ...
3 To Do: Poetry, a play and art Marco News
Marco Island Center for the Arts invites the public to a free poetry reading and reception at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 25.
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 ...
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.
Poetry winners offer insights on love, loss and joy The Recorder
GREENFIELD â Finalists in the 28th annual Poet's Seat Poetry Contest, ranging from teenagers to adults, recited personal stories of love, loss and joy at ...
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, ...
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 ...
Catholic poet Dana Gioia: Is poetry still a spiritual vocation? America Magazine
Dana Gioia is a California-based poet, writer, and professor at the University of Southern California. Appointed by former governor Jerry Brown as California ...
Falk Marries Her Poetry With Her Artwork Jewish Journal
Marcia Falk is best known as a modern maker of richly innovative Jewish prayers as collected in âThe Book of Blessings,â which was described by poet.
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.
The Poetry of Rivers Smith College GrĂ©court Gate
Third-graders from the Campus School of Smith College spent a year studying the science of rivers. Then they spent a semester working with Cai Sherley '19 to ...
Averyt: Poetry Month Vermont Public Radio
For more than 20 years, April has been observed as National Poetry Month . It's a time when poetry is shared across the country at readings and in.
'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.
Pixels and Poetry exhibit opens June 1 | Arts MyEasternShoreMD
CENTREVILLE â The Queen Anne's County Arts Centre for the Arts is pleased to present Joe Thompson in âSyntheseizuresâ Pixels and Poetry Exhibition, ...
Julius Sokenu Awards: A Fitting End To Poetry Month Hartford Courant
Quinebaug Valley Community College celebrated Poetry Month (April) with their annual Julius Sokenu Poetry Awards night on April 25. Eleven QVCC and four ...
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 ...
'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 ...
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 ...
Poetry inspired by Hillsborough inquests shortlisted for award BBC News
A poet who found "humanity" and "beauty" in witness statements from the Hillsborough disaster has been shortlisted for a ÂŁ5,000 prize. David Cain's Truth Street ...
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, ...
Review: An âunapologetically politicalâ book of poetry touches on #MeToo and Black Lives Matter - Michigan Radio
Review: An âunapologetically politicalâ book of poetry touches on #MeToo and Black Lives Matter Michigan Radio
Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice is the title of a new anthology showcasing regional poets laureate. Our reviewer John Freeman.
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.
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.
Rare seventeenth century poetry manuscript at risk of export GOV.UK
Manuscript of works by the poet John Donne is at risk of being lost abroad unless a UK buyer can step in to save it.
Antelope Island's Cowboy Legends brings poetry, music to a beautiful setting Standard-Examiner
You don't have to be a cowboy to party like one. All you have to do is attend the annual Antelope Island's Cowboy Legends over Memorial Day weekend.
Staff Picks: X, veteran poetry, Chris Goudreau, and free burgers Valley Advocate
Legendary punk band X is heading to Gateway City Arts in Holyoke this weekend. Never heard of X? Get ready to hear one of the most influential first wave punk ...
Author events and poetry readings around Snohomish County The Daily Herald
Casey O'Roarty: 7 p.m. May 28, Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park. Parenting is messy. âJoyful Courageâ is meant to help parents ...
Poetry for students Deccan Herald
There is a lot of cheer in Poonam Sethi's kindergarten classroom as children find a place to sit and get ready for the class to begin. It is the beginning of the week ...
The gravity in observing an apple and lifeâs poetry DNA India
The gravity in observing an apple and life's poetry - Korean writer-director Lee Chang-dong directed the movie in a series of ponderous, lazy frames.
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 ...
Promoting poetry Brookings Register
BROOKINGS â Christine Stewart has been named South Dakota poet laureate by the South Dakota State Poetry Society. Stewart is a professor in South Dakota ...
Young poets honored for work | Local News Brunswick News
Poetryâ often conjures up the image of quills and ink, tools of an antiquated art. But nothing could be further from the truth.
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.
'Parabellum:' The violent blood poetry of John Wick Helena Independent Record
We are reminded early on that just because a man is blind doesn't make him a saint.
Warrior Writers holding third annual poetry reading The Recorder
GREENFIELD â Memorial Day is a chance to remember veterans of the past. It's also a chance to look to a more peaceful future, according to Eric Wasileski, ...
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 ...
Poetry double feature at Pelican Bay goskagit.com
ANACORTES â San Juan Island resident Gary Thompson will read from his collection of poems at 7 p.m. Friday, May 24, at Pelican Bay Books and ...
Poetry and Destiny: Werther's Italian fortune Wanted in Rome
Rome's Casa di Geothe presents an exhibition dedicated to 'The Sorrows of Young Werther' by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, from 24 May until 20 September ...
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 ...
LEL by Lucasta Miller review â the scandalous death of a popular poet The Guardian
Did a love affair lead to the demise of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, one of the most famous and most exploited poets in early 19th-century Britain ?
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'
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 ...
One level up: Indie games are playing on desi history, poetry, myth Hindustan Times
Check out videogames that let you fight on the side of an Asura, walk through a forgotten museum, reconnect a drought-striken village and its river.
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 ...
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 ...
In Israel, There Are Poetry Slams For The Deaf Forward
In Israel, accessibility for the hearing impaired is far ahead of American media -- with sign language a norm on news broadcasts.
Project turns poetry written by Holocaust victims into music New York Post
TEL AVIV â A Holocaust memorial project in Israel is turning poetry written by Jews during the Nazi genocide into songs, hoping the new music will amplify ...
'Rouse for Ray' to memorialize Port Angeles poet Saturday Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES â In his short and blazing life, Raymond Carver inspired people: from âWildâ writer Cheryl Strayed to Alejandro IĂ±arritu, director of the ...
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.
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, ...
Survivor testimonies from Hillsborough disaster up for poetry award Irish Examiner
A poetry collection featuring survivor testimonies from the Hillsborough disaster has been shortlisted for a major prize. David Cain, 46, is up for a Forward Prize ...
No one be supposed to have to beg or crawl ahead of humanity. No one be supposed to have to design to buy philanthropy.
Ocean Heal Me
Ocean Heal MeOcean heal my wounds Let your waves curl and foam on my body Wash away blood, heal scarsOcean renew me with your power As continuously you roll Giving dilution that's been drainedOcean keep me warm Wrap me in your brine Caress me with your tidesOcean diffuse my tears As they flow in you I purify my soulOcean let me grow in your depths Color me alive blue, coral, green Clear = revitalizedOcean your spray anoints me Cool and refreshed My spiritual renewalOcean be my friend Hold me flowing in your currents Ever moving, ever changingOcean, heal me.© 1983 Susan BaconSusan Bacon is a researcher, cause and teacher.
House of the Gnome [Part Two of Three/with notes]
House of the Goblin [Part Two of Three]Here is where, where the air is stillAnd the mountains darkness disappear! Here is where, unidentified spirits dwellWhere harp and recall expire?Where the rainbow-leaps, from itsStoreroom-keep, and cries; And the sands along the heap coastEcho then die?as in sleep?;And where delight turns into ghouls!..
Famous Poets Quotations - Top 30 Poetry Quotations by Eminent Poets
"For this aim poetry is amazing more philosophical and more commendable of acute awareness than history."-- Aristotle"Every American poet feels that the whole dependability for contemporary poetry has fallen upon his shoulders, that he is a literary nobility of one.
Lamenting Poetic Moods [six Poems]
Advance: in Mr. Siluk's poetry one finds symbolist values, deep impressions; verbal magic and even childish jingles; at times the accepted 8-syllable verse (ballad metre).
Three Love Poems [all wicked]
Advance: Mr. Dennis Siluk's poetry can have its fire-hearted twists: as with 'Lovers'.
Never Ever More
Once upon a midnight dreary, coffee cold and eyesight bleary, all night sat there copy COBOL, coding allot crosswise the bed sheets, changing grammar for the mainframe, having checkered my final line, I took the floppy from the drive.Typing with a steady hand, I then invoked the SAVE command, but there below my effectuation, appeared the cryptic communication, "Abort, Retry, Ignore" and naught more.
Feelings, O How Glorious!
Sometimes we feel hard-pressed, Our backs aligned with 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.
A Ship to Remember
Two Poems: Boyhood, and Old Age [with a note on style]
BoyhoodOh me! Thy glorious days have flown! I mealy noticed, now they're gone, How at once approved the flowers! Time does not stop youth's bells; It was like I was in a spell, And my face now shows the hours!Ah yes! My childish past days, Still lively in my fair-haired age, When all was quick and new Now wrapped in films and books, And acquaintances and children were all I knew And love was shown by affable looks!#741 6/26/05Old AgeThey stop by to see me now To find what's old and new, They peer into my-everything, And appraise my views; They tell me what I ought to like, And that I be supposed to be grieved-These are my fragile contacts That takes the strongest liberties?I mean to take the timer off; And put the phone exterior the door; In vain I speak to tell them why -I shan't live here anymore!#742 6/26/05A note on Style: some colonize ask, "What style of poetry to you like the best?" I can never counter that question; it is open-ended to me. If I feel like contravention free from tradition as in the poem of: "Old Age," so be it; and if I feel customary verse, a stricter ceremonial arrangement ought to be used, as in "Boyhood," and can be part of the cause abundantly to the poem, so it is.
A Hundred and Fifty Dead [Korean War--l952]
There I sat, ninety-five grade weatherOutside; the bookstore café, was cool.An Old Timer stood by me, explaining:"There were two-hundred of us on the Island,Near North Korea, back in '52-We guarded 16,000-prisners?"All of a sudden, all hell broke looseThree-hundred North Koreans cameOver the bob-wired fence, in pursuit"It all happened in a be important of secondsThe machineguns killed 150-of themThat's all I saw in the war of '52.
Five Poems from Home [And a view on the earth vs. the poet]
Five Poems from Home1) Remembering: Dorothy Parker [Dedicated to the 1920s Poetess]Let it be said, Dorothy Parker lies dead, cremated to ash and poetry; thus, she died at the ripe old age of seventy-three-.The tiny woman with a big mouth, who got trapped in the rain and couldn't get out: continued to play the game, all the same, like drops of rain upon a pane.
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.
Tale of the: Old Huntsman and the Blond Hare [In SPANISH and English now]
There once lived an old man and his goodwife On the edge of the thick of the woods; They lived in an old run-down shack For forty-years and some. The old man hunted for his living, And his wife sewed on her lap.
Grandpas House & From Iraq with Love [Two Poems]
Grandpa's House [The ole Real House]The house desirable painting Sun-blistered and flaking Grandpa happening to have us Boys-Mike and I- start Doing some scraping-While he, pealed off the ole Paint, and ongoing painting?Just a humble impassive house With a number of rooms, but Strong an adequate amount of to keep the Winds and iciness snows out, How he loved that ole house!..
Live For Today...
Isn't that what they say?But what does that mean?There's no clarity that mayanswer that question..
An Old Wood Pile [a poem with notes]
Old skin, once held tight Against her skeleton- Rose no more, just draped Loosely over unpadded flesh; Un-tightened muscles, and tissue, Lost its courage, no-fortitude-, Gone are the days and years That stood alongside the Indomitable elements; The skeleton, now a landmark Hidden under flesh and blood Guts and moral fiber, backbone? Collapsed from drudgery Time, time: cascading inside-. Bones now departure impressions Accepting fate Like discolored silver!.
Why I enjoy Writing?
During interviews and broad-spectrum 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.
Listen as I Share: WE
You speak simple, completley understandable justifications I accept them, admiration you, honor what you tell me and even despite the fact that I know where you're advent from, I just sought to share with you, let you hear: my heart..
THe Monster Mash, A Cemetery SMASH (short story I wrote when I was 11)
The Monster Mash The Burial ground SmashHave you heard of the Monster Mash? I assume 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.
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