Poetry Information

Poetry Information

Welcome to the Town of Feeling

Happy, Sad, Mad and Glad, Moved in down the streetCautious watched them, from her window, Wondering, which one should I meet?Confused came in with overwhelmed and said, "The Panics have come to town"Then Hopeful called the carefulls, And said that Happy was a clown.Anxious came in with the news, Confident had called a town meetingTo take a vote for Mayor, And to Welcome the new neighbors to Feeling.

A Case of The Fears

Chicken Soup is good for a coldSleep is good for the FluWhen I get a case of the FearsWhat is a person to do?It is not bacteriaAlthough it can eat away my soulIt is not a virusYet, it can keep me from feeling wholeI know what will do the trick,What will put me back on top,A great big bowl of Ice CreamWill really hit the spotThat was great and now I am doneOne bowl just won't doIf one is good, then more is greatAnd now I have eaten two.Bowls three, four, five and sixCame and then they wentI think my case of the fears are fixedLook at how my time was spentI am getting sleepyIt is time to go to bedMy fears are no longer in my stomachNow they are in my headI close my eyes and I can seeThe Fears I want to killI will do, whatever it takesTo keep the monsters still.

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.

Why I enjoy Writing?

During interviews and general conversations with the public,one of the most difficult 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 response to three items.


Growing hurts sometimes; saying goodbye to friends, to things you've known and done to things you wanted to do. Growing heals sometimes the shattered dreams and hopes of a life you once knew leading you to a new knowledge of yourself.

Kens Poem

How wonderfully sweet to be a dweller dwelling on the road of goodbye. Bittersweet tears fall as I think of all the places I'll never see, all the faces I'll never know, all the joys I'll never share, as I head for the unknown.

Find the Magic

FIND the MAGICFind the Magic As you release old bondage Come out of hiding And see the starsFind the Magic As you expose the pain Let the tears flow And find beauty in your bodyFind the Magic As you scream from the beating Run from the threats And feel the warmth of a hugFind the Magic As the little girl is silenced Told she is too smart for her own good And she finds her place of honor as she speaks her mindFind the Magic As the ghosts creep into dream Haunt your daily life And you meet them at the crossroads and move onFind the Magic As you drift out of your body, avoiding the anger Observe the separation And you join the body temple once again to rejoice in this unique wonderFind the Magic As you listen to the conflicts and Watch in horror And emerge from the water whole and beautiful in a rainbow of colorsFind the Magic, For you are whole once again 2004 Susan BaconSusan Bacon is an researcher, teacher and author. Contact her through her web site http://www.

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 unceasingly you roll Giving strength that's been drainedOcean keep me warm Wrap me in your brine Caress me with your tidesOcean disperse my tears As they flow in you I cleanse my soulOcean let me grow in your depths Color me vibrant 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, author and teacher.


now is not the time to open open that great door again not the time to be more tolerant not the time to play to winnow is not the time for justice evolution mercy choices not the time to pet the puppies yipping with pathetic voicesnow is not the time for kindness not the time for compromise not the time for loving blindness not the time to close my eyesnow for one too many people not that i have gained no good heart has sown but flesh is reaping tears to mind and wasted bloodnow my inner wolf seeks equals only those whose chords can howl deadly whether lone or social defending young or on the prowltell me not that you would die upon the spines of my displeasure live for me and for you will i cherish each cell as if a treasureput me not inside a cage but roam with me through snow and sun be by my side or breathe my dust for i shall bleed again for noneNiki Lasher Artist, Writer, and Webmatron http://www.kthulah.


JOINEDHeart beat of man pounding - yet unheard joined becomes the beat of a nation.Words of man written - yet unread joined becomes a proclamation.

My Final Defeat - Fixed Competition

She probably can't remember and I know I can never forget..

You Lost Your Last Gamble 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 forget you had - No Aces or King of Hearts in your original deck - But rather a worthless Joker-So Wild and Mad..

Its What She Didnt Say

When I hear your voice inside my head it makes me think of you every single day as I fight back tears of sadness and wonder if you're okayMy life is empty without you I wish time would take away the pain but the ache in my heart persists and my simple hopes seem in vainI realize how much I hurt you and now I know it's too late to tell you how sorry I am and expect you not to hateI don't deserve a second chance to show you how much I care when you needed me the most I know I failed to be thereNow your trust in me is gone forever and I will never have the chance to say I really hope your dreams come true and happiness finds you every dayI would give almost anything in life if I could go back to that day and erase everything I said and did to make your heartache go awayWhat hurts the most is this is what you didn't say and the absence of these words haunt me each and every day..

My hero, my best friend, my Grannio (a.k.a my Grandmother)

She raised me like I was her own daughter from the day I was born 32 years ago.She loved me like nobody else has ever loved me in my life.

Ive Learned

You cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved.

More Articles from Poetry Information:
2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14

This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news

Born to Poetry program planned at Heritage Center
Sidney Herald Leader
The MonDak Heritage Center announces Birthright: Born to Poetry with Dottie Susag on April 3 at 7 p.m. at the MonDak Heritage Center, 120 3rd Ave SE, Sidney. This is the second program in the Hometown Humanities Poetry and Literature series! An author ...

Irish Times

Leontia Flynn wins Irish Times Poetry Now Award
Irish Times
The winner of this year's Irish Times Poetry Now award is Leontia Flynn for her collection The Radio. The €2,000 award will be presented on Saturday as part of the Mountains-to-Sea dlr Book festival in Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin. The Radio, published by ...
Bookmark: NBCC awards ceremony is an evening of books, writers and wordsMinneapolis Star Tribune

all 37 news articles »


Slam poetry competition offers opportunity for teens' voices to be heard
She was among 10 teens who recently performed original slam poetry at the Marcus Center for Performing Arts in Vogel Hall. Of the 10, judges selected six — including Moore – to represent Milwaukee in the Brave New Voices Final competition in Houston ...

and more »

The Ellsworth American

Libraries kick off National Poetry Month
The Ellsworth American
Throughout the month of April, the power of poetry will be celebrated in many different ways around the nation and world. Launched in 1996, the literary celebration has become the largest of its kind with poets, schools, publishers, libraries and ...
David Starkey Reviews 30 Books of PoemsSanta Barbara Independent

all 3 news articles »

Wicked Local North of Boston

Poetry Out Loud creates real-life Cinderella story - Entertainment ...
Wicked Local North of Boston
Emma Jacklin is Ipswich High School's version of a Cinderella story, in the spirit of March Madness, where underdog basketball teams rise from the unknown and achieve glory.Jacklin, Class of 2018, advanced all the way to the state finals of the 2018 ...

and more »


Poetry of fierce grace
A poet by calling and vocation, Goett is a practicing Roman Catholic. Her new book of poems, “Leprosarium,” receives inspiration from a story of Saint Francis. Goett reads from “Leprosarium” for her free Taos book launch Saturday (March 24), 6:30 p.m ...
Daniel Borzutzky's 'Lake Michigan': Poetry for Those Brutalized by ...Pacific Standard
Guinzio's Poetry Is For The Birds -- LiterallyArkansas Online
Nancy Sullivan, R.I. poet, dies at 88 - News - providencejournal.com ...The Providence Journal
Bustle -Christian Science Monitor -Scroll.in
all 19 news articles »

The Boston Globe

For the birds: Music and poetry honor avian life
The Boston Globe
FOR THE BIRDS BabsonARTS presents “On The Wing: A Celebration of Birds In Music and Spoken Word” on Tuesday, March 27, at 7 p.m. at the Carling-Sorenson Theater, Babson College, 231 Forest St., Wellesley. Inspired by his love of nature, composer and ...


Ursula K. Le Guin / Todd Barton: Music and Poetry of the Kesh ...
In 1985, the esteemed novelist worked with composer Todd Barton to create an album of unheard language and instruments. The reissue highlights the rich, totally immersive art Ursula K. Le Guin sought to create.
The Quietus | Features | The Lead Review | Homecoming: Ursula K ...The Quietus

all 2 news articles »

Daily Californian

A legacy of speaking truths: Poetry as politics at UC Berkeley
Daily Californian
In 2018, 150 years after the establishment of the original University of California, and more than 50 years after the Free Speech Movement, students continue to advocate for their beliefs. The use of poetry — relating through words the otherwise ...

and more »

Daily Trust

Instagrammers: The new face of poetry
Daily Telegraph
She mustered the courage, picked up the phone to dial her parent's home and blurted out her big secret: she was writing poetry for a huge audience of people from around the world. “No-one knew except my husband for the first eight months,” the 36-year ...
THE LAST GOOD BOOK I READ… Seyi Adigun (Poet) We're Fish by Ahmed MaiwadaDaily Trust

all 3 news articles »

Google News

home | site map | Art of the Ocean
© 2006