So many looked to you for inspiration,
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Everyone loved you Christopher Reeve.
Readily it seemed you accepted your fate,
Man you are super..man you are great!
All the nation mourns a hero has passed,
No more bound, you fly again at last!
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I always felt I wasn't clever enough for poetry. But this was like making a new exciting friend - The Guardian
I always felt I wasn't clever enough for poetry. But this was like making a new exciting friend The Guardian
I don't know anything about painters or photographers or theatre. Here's how I fell in love with poetry.
Poetry for People Who Hate Poetry, No. 5 Cleveland Scene
This is the fifth in a monthly series by Dave Lucas, the Poet Laureate of the State of Ohio. You can read the September Installment, (No. 1), here; the October ...
Poetry spot: 'Eulogy' by Joe Salembier AZCentral
Poetry spot is part of a collaboration with local poets to bring poetry closer to the center of our everyday lives.
Clark County students invited to submit poetry for C-Tran buses The Columbian
A city bus trip may be an awfully mundane moment. You're just biding your time, staring out the window or staring at your phone, before getting out and getting ...
No poetry for you: Overreaction ends Lansing prison class, with no chance for appeal - Kansas City Star
No poetry for you: Overreaction ends Lansing prison class, with no chance for appeal Kansas City Star
Arlin Buyert's poetry class at Lansing Correctional Facility has been canceled, though the prison poets did nothing wrong. And if officials can't forgive the ...
Pop Poetry lifts words off the page with music OurAuckland
In a first for Pop Poetry, music will join light projection to lift words off the page.
Hip-hop artist Watsky bridges music, poetry on tour stop Feb. 28 at Palladium Worcester Telegram
In 2011, Watsky, an award-winning slam poet, broke through in the hip-hop world when his video for “Pale Kid Raps Fast” went viral. He then built on that ...
Poetry submissions sought for 4th annual PoemVillage | News, Sports, Jobs - The Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Poetry submissions sought for 4th annual PoemVillage | News, Sports, Jobs The Adirondack Daily Enterprise
SARANAC LAKE — The community will come together to celebrate poetry for the fourth year, and the Adirondack Center for Writing wants your poems. Love.
Spoken word poetry raises student voice, literacy and confidence Education Dive
From poetry slam competitions to in-class recitations, educators are using the medium to engage students in learning with topics they're passionate about.
Comedy, dinner theater, poetry and theater Arizona Daily Star
Family Friendly Improv Comedy — Unscrewed Theater, 4500 E. Speedway. Taking suggestions from the audience, performers create games and scenes right ...
Slam poetry breathes new life into the age-old topic of love The Dartmouth
Slam is a venue away from the traditional stuffiness of poetry, which is why it makes sense that the most fertile ground for slam is on the Internet. Both slam and ...
The revenge of Monsters Of Poetry Wortfm
The Monsters Of Poetry reading series started in 2009, and its founder, Adam Fell, wanted to shake up the format of poetry readings. Fell and his co-organizers ...
Poetry at the library Islands' Sounder
As part of the Library's Black History Month events, they are partnering with the African-American Writers' Alliance to bring three leading poets from the Seattle ...
Student poets advance to statewide competition | Home Calaveras Enterprise
Poetry Out Loud finals were conducted in Amador, Calaveras and Tuolumne counties over the past few weeks, despite weather that delayed two of the contests.
Bremerton seeks its first poet laureate Kitsap Sun
The city's designated poet will write original works highlighting the city.
What Charles Bukowski’s Glamorous Displays of Alcoholism Left Out The New York Times
A new collection of the writer's prose and poems, “On Drinking,” makes clear how evasive he was even in his most seemingly honest work. Can Bukowski's view ...
Generation next: the rise – and rise – of the new poets The Guardian
With soaring sales and a younger, broader audience, poetry is on a high. What is behind the boom? Plus the *fresh* voices to read now.
UK-based author to unveil new poetry book The Punch
Chux Ohai United Kingdom-based Nigerian author, Tolu Akinyemi, has a new collection of poems entitled, Dead Cats Don't Meow and it will hit the ...
UOG professor releases book of tanka poetry - Saipan News, Headlines, Events, Ads Saipan Tribune
The classic Japanese poetry of a professor at the University of Guam's School of Education has been published by JustFiction Edition. Winter Woods: My ...
UA Poetry Center part of national coalition that received $1M grant Arizona Daily Star
The UA's Poetry Center was part of a national alliance awarded a $1 million grant that will help pay for programs, administration costs and fellowships for the ...
Podcast: The revenge of Monsters Of Poetry tonemadison.com
The informal reading series makes a comeback in time for its 10th anniversary.
Culture Report: Poetry in a Time of Endless War Voice of San Diego
Jennifer Minniti-Shippey on her new book, teaching craft to youth and what it means to write in America right now. Julia Dixon Evans · 1 min ago. Jennifer ...
Oakland weekend: crab fest, Black Joy Parade, slam poetry, more KGO-TV
Close out February with some wintry fun in Oakland. Whether you're into live poetry, tech, or eating all the crab you possibly can, there's an event for you. And as ...
'Roving on a winter night' music and poetry concert River Falls Journal
The Unitarian Universalist Society of River Falls will host a unique afternoon concert of music and poetry on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. featuring Fendrick and ...
Why wasn’t Poetry Please in the Radio Times’s top 30 greatest radio shows of all time? - Spectator.co.uk
Why wasn’t Poetry Please in the Radio Times’s top 30 greatest radio shows of all time? Spectator.co.uk
With the upsurge of listeners to Classic FM (now boasted to be 5.6 million listeners each week) and the imminent launch of a new commercial station, Scala…
D’Angelo Russell Is Poetry on the Court. Take It From a Poet. The New York Times
The Nets' All-Star point guard has a fan in Mikko Harvey, an award winner. They see the parallels in their crafts, sharing the tension between daring and safe.
Kavi Dalpat’s poetry to mark World Mother Tongue Day Times of India
Surat: When the world celebrated International Mother Language Day on Thursday, Surat celebrated the day by re-launching the first poetry and the first prose of ...
Wolverhampton Literature Festival review: John Cooper-Clark treats fans to evening of quick-fire poetry - with pictures - expressandstar.com
Wolverhampton Literature Festival review: John Cooper-Clark treats fans to evening of quick-fire poetry - with pictures expressandstar.com
Devoted fans hung on his every word as performance poet John Cooper Clarke regaled a packed Bilston Town Hall with anecdotes and quick-fire poetry.
Not just a fluke: Wednesday Night Poetry celebrates 30 years Arkansas Times
Wednesday Night Poetry celebrated its 30th anniversary on Feb. 6, commemorating 1567 consecutive Wednesdays of weekly poetry readings since it began as ...
How poetry let James Cagney reckon with a discovery that upended him San Francisco Chronicle
Last fall, J.K. Fowler, the founder of the small Oakland publisher Nomadic Press, rifled through the press' upcoming catalog of works during an interview with The ...
Sourdough Slim & Friends National Review
Poetry starts early in this town — at least this week. Breakfast starts early too: four o'clock. Why so early? “Mining town,” says a friendly lady at reception.
Poet Susan Katz to offer workshops in Woodbury Torrington Register Citizen
WOODBURY — Internationally recognized poet, author, teacher, and language arts consultant, Susan A. Katz of Washington, Connecticut, will offer a ...
Students honored for poetry inspired by MLK Jr. PostBulletin.com
The words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have inspired many through the years. On Saturday, his legacy was on display as eight students from throughout the city ...
Poetry spot: 'Miss America' by Tyler Meier AZCentral
Poetry spot is part of a collaboration with local poets to bring poetry closer to the center of our everyday lives.
Budding poets unleash their creativity at a poetry event in Jaipur Times of India
With the onset of spring, Stage & Rendezvous, a performing art platform from Delhi, hosted its first lit fest in Jaipur with 25 artists and poets from.
The Poetry of Psychoanalysis Hyperallergic
Jasmine Gibson's training as a psychoanalyst seems to permeate the organization of her poems' imagery. Jeffrey Grunthaner2 days ago · Facebook Tweet ...
There is rhythm to the life, activities of the state's Poet Laureate Virginia Gazette
Henry Hart, the Mildred and J.B. Hickman professor of English and Humanities at the College of William and Mary, who is an award–winning poet and literary ...
Carol Heuchan to perform at Gloucester Rotary's Bush Poetry at the Saleyards 2019 - Gloucester Advocate
Carol Heuchan to perform at Gloucester Rotary's Bush Poetry at the Saleyards 2019 Gloucester Advocate
Carol Heuchan joins the line up for the 2019 Bush Poetry at the Saleyards.
ALAS to host slam poetry open mic night with WU-SLam Student Life
The Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) is partnering with WU-SLam to host their first ever open mic night on Saturday, Feb. 23. Sophomore Mia ...
Beloved Penn prof. Charles Bernstein, winner of highest award in poetry, set to retire - The Daily Pennsylvanian
Beloved Penn prof. Charles Bernstein, winner of highest award in poetry, set to retire The Daily Pennsylvanian
After teaching at Penn for more than 15 years, esteemed poet and English professor Charles Bernstein is set to retire at the end of the semester. The influential ...
Influential Greek lyric poet Anacreon wrote songs and hymns for the lyre San Diego Reader
#Anacreon (582-485 BC) was one of the most influential of the ancient Greek lyric poets, most famous for his songs and hymns about drink, and especially wine.
CORE Winery to host Los Angeles and Santa Maria poets | Art Santa Maria Sun
CORE Winery's Second Saturday poetry series will feature Los Angeles poet Laurel Ann Bogen as well as Santa Maria poet Dorothy “Dot”...
Delve into the poetry of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes at LSi talk Bridport and Lyme Regis News
ENJOY a free talk on the poetry of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes at the Bridport LSi on Tuesday, March 5 at 7pm.
Free gala reading kicks off historic black poetry conference Princeton University
"Black Poetry: A Conference" — a historic gathering of 42 poets — will open with a free gala reading Feb. 14 at McCarter Theatre Center's Matthews Theatre.
Longtime resident is named Somerville’s third poet laureate The Boston Globe
Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone recently named Lloyd Schwartz to serve as the city's third poet laureate. A longtime Somerville resident and widely ...
Poetry gatherings in metro area let you go out with your inner self Littleton Independent
epression and struggling with her identity put a roadblock in Sophia Manion's passion for poetry, but when she walked into Blush and Blu, an LGBTQ bar on ...
Bizarre plants delightfully come to life in 'Atlas of Botanic Poetry' Mother Nature Network
When most people think of an atlas, they probably call to mind images of a hefty tome almost too large to lift. And when they think of a book about botanical ...
Poems from the Hoot: Next Poetry Hoot is Feb. 6 Foster's Daily Democrat
The Portsmouth Poetry Hoot, sponsored by the Portsmouth Poet Laureate Program, is usually held on the first Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at Café ...
Annual Blacklift Music and Poetry Festival set Friday-Sunday pridepublishinggroup.com
The second annual BlackLift Music and Poetry Festival will take place from Friday, February 22 through Sunday, February 24 and will bring together Nashville ...
St. Robert Southwell: Poet, Priest, Martyr National Catholic Register
Modern England is so secular in her orientation and so narcissistic in her hedonism that she treats her own heritage with scornful and supercilious neglect.
The rock stars of poetry explain why the art is in demand BBC News
Jay Bernard's teenage poetry was terrible, something the award-winning poet is happy to admit. The 31-year-old south Londoner began writing at school, ...
UMF Visiting Writers Series to present poet Oliver de la Paz Lewiston Sun Journal
FARMINGTON — The University of Maine at Farmington's Visiting Writers Series will present award-winning poet Oliver de la Paz as the next reader. De la Paz ...
Students empower students as Galore hosts poetry reading The Daily Tar Heel
UNC students are taking the arts on campus into their own hands as the student-led nonprofit Galore hosts "Word-for-Word," a poetry reading featuring the UNC ...
The Poetry Of Disengagement: Seek Out Your Team's Intrinsic Motivators Forbes
The level of disengagement is too high not to ask the question, “How are we, as managers, at cause?”
Science through the eyes of poets - Warner College of Natural Resources Source
A Colorado State University scientist has curated a new book of poetry that celebrates a diverse collaboration between rangeland scientists, those who work on ...
CIDR Poetry Slam BLC News & Events
The Center for Intercultural Development and Resources (C.I.D.R.) presents a Poetry/Spoken Word Slam in The Lab coffee shop (in Luther Hall 105) as part of ...
Hopewell Junction's Raphael Kosek named Dutchess County 2019 Poet Laureate Poughkeepsie Journal
Raphael Kosek of Hopewell Junction was appointed by Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro as the county's 2019 Poet Laureate.
Poet's Notebook: Jakarta Creative Loafing Tampa
It is the last class of the day & I am teaching a classroom of sixth graders about poetry & across town a man has walked into a Starbucks & blown himself up ...
Writing poetry as a step toward common ground The Christian Century
Jacinta White, a poet in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, started the Word Project as a way to help youth tell their stories through poetry. She conducts workshops ...
Nepal celebrates International Mother Language Day with a poetry festival The Kathmandu Post
Feb 21, 2019-. Nepal Academy organised a poetry event to observe International Mother Language Day in Kathmandu on Thursday. The festival featured poets ...
How Mary Oliver's Poetry Helped Us Understand The World wgbh.org
Poet Richard Blanco looks back on the life and work of Mary Oliver, who died at the age of 83 earlier this month.
Poetry pharmacy set to open in Shropshire The Guardian
The Emergency Poet, Deborah Alma, plans to dispense literary first aid from a shop in Bishop's Castle.
Mill Valley librarian puts poetry in the spotlight Marin Independent Journal
Good writing, some say, seems to jump off the page. In Mill Valley, it landed on the sidewalks. Every evening at dusk, staff members at the Mill Valley library set ...
At Mead High School, researchers search for the value of poetry Pacific Northwest Inlander
There's a science to the way Dominik Sretenovic approaches poetry. First, Sretenovic chooses a poem he will read out loud in front of judges and...
MSU's writer-in-residence brings award-winning poetry to campus Mississippi State Newsroom
Member of the Mvskoke (Creek) Nation, award-winning poet and musician Joy Harjo will present a public reading Feb. 27 at Mississippi State University.
Six Missoula students advance to state poetry competition The Missoulian
Students from Missoula-area schools recited the works of poets including Stephen Crane, Maya Angelou and Brenda Cárdenas during a regional poetry ...
Calling all poets: A Celebration of Poetry Month Concord Monitor
NewburyCalling all poetsThe Literary Arts Guild of the Center for the Arts, Lake Sunapee Region invites all local poets to submit poems for their upcoming “A ...
In 'Kill Class,' A Poet Aims To Map The Distance Between Perspectives NPR
At her best, Nomi Stone is able to make an anthropological excavation into something beautiful and haunting, laced with double meanings. But at times she ...
Sometimes, poetry is the best therapy I can find The Globe and Mail
The best poetry acts as a compass for life's priorities, Frank Buchar writes. It offers insights to eclipse doubt – on business, on timing and on living life to its fullest.
Poetry slams are helping to revitalise the Basque language The Economist
BEFORE AN AUDIENCE of 500 people on the outskirts of Pamplona, Maialen Lujanbio, the reigning champion of bertsolaritza, the Basque oral tradition of ...
Why we are in love with poetry again Telegraph.co.uk
It's official: poetry is more popular than cricket. It was recently reported that, in any given year, more adults in England wrote a poem than played in a cricket ...
Award-winning poet to read at Westminster March 6 GoErie.com
NEW WILMINGTON — Award-winning and internationally acclaimed poet Ilya Kaminsky will read from his works at 7 p.m. March 6 in the Maple-Witherspoon ...
Reading High's poetry success continues Reading Eagle
Senior Hannah Mogford wins Poetry Out Loud regional title.
'Poetry is Busy' event showcases women of color BayStateBanner
A lineup of interdisciplinary and multimedia artists with diverse gender and racial identities, including Boston's current poet laureate Porsha Olayiwola, ...
TRAHC hosts poetry class starting on Feb. 23 Texarkana Gazette
The Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council hosts Papers & Poetry workshops starting Feb. 23 and running monthly through May.
Skeen reflects on establishing poetry center MSUToday
Anita Skeen, founding director of the Center for Poetry at MSU and a professor in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, is considered one of ...
Students put 'truth' on display at Poetry Slam in Hammond Chicago Tribune
A new art gallery in Hammond was recently christened with a Poetry Slam. Twenty-five entrants were set to perform before the audience of more than 100 ...
N.C. Poet Laureate, N.C. A&T students share poetry with Biscuitville customers in Greensboro - Greensboro News & Record
N.C. Poet Laureate, N.C. A&T students share poetry with Biscuitville customers in Greensboro Greensboro News & Record
A Biscuitville in Greensboro served poetry with breakfast on Monday when N.C. Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green and N.C. A&T students shared their art with ...
Honor black history with Saturday's sweet potato pie cook-off and poetry event muskogeenow.com
The Palace in Muskogee is celebrating Black History Month on Saturday with a sweet potato pie cook-off and poetry event.
Poets team up for new single | Entertainment Jamaica Star Online
A wind of change is blowing on the local poetry scene as a new generation of dub poets and spoken-word artistes come to the fore. Two of these poets, Richie ...
3 teens advance to NHs Poetry Out Loud finals Foster's Daily Democrat
ROCHESTER — High school playoffs and championships are often contested on a grassy field of play or a hardwood court. Such was not the case Tuesday ...
The Peninsula's Poetry Door County Pulse
Curated by the Door County Poets Collective. Beginning in January 2019 and continuing in the first week of each month, the Door County Poets Collective will ...
Charleston's 'Soul of Poetry' event to combine meditation and spiritual poems - Charleston Post Courier
Charleston's 'Soul of Poetry' event to combine meditation and spiritual poems Charleston Post Courier
Charleston-based poet and writing instructor Matthew Foley is combining his love of meditation and words into a brand new event that will take place on Friday.
Land of westlin’ winds: the best Scottish poetry for Burns Night The Guardian
James Naughtie's picks include bashed pillows, sharp stars and sexy spacemen. What are your favourites?
Greek Poet Titos Patrikios To Be Feted in London Greek Reporter
The life and work of the acclaimed 90-year old Greek poet Titos Patrikios will be celebrated at a special event in London on March 10, 2019. Patrikios, who turns ...
Ghosts, poetry and tragedy inspired by Noh theater at Windward CC UH System Current News
Windward Community College presents three cross-cultural, one-act plays taking theories of Noh theater and translating them for a contemporary western ...
KUAF Arts Beat: Community Building Through Poetry in Open Mouth's 2nd Annual Retreat kuaf.com
The Open Mouth Readings , a non-profit dedicated to cultivating and enriching Northwest Arkansas' literary community, is accepting applications to the 2nd.
Poets play poetry karaoke at Poets at the Post : Arts - Smile Politely - Champaign-Urbana's Online Magazine
Poets play poetry karaoke at Poets at the Post : Arts Smile Politely - Champaign-Urbana's Online Magazine
There is something special about open mics. At other events, like concerts or plays, the artist is asked to to share their art. At open mics, the artist instead does ...
Retrospective collection by Robert Bly puts poetry at the center of life Minneapolis Star Tribune
There might be little left to say about Robert Bly, the poet, critic, translator and nonagenarian whose astonishing “Collected Poems” is now available. Ever since ...
Micromobility: the Prose and Poetry of the Scooter-Faithful WIRED
The shared, electric scooter and bike-based industry has earned its own conference—even as the hype starts to cool.
Incarcerated girls are letting their voices soar with poetry. And it's powerful Courier Journal
Project Uncaged is an arts-based, trauma-informed program that aims to amplify young women's stories at Louisville Metro Youth Detention Services.
Carroll County student takes first place in regional poetry competition Carroll County Times
The Poetry Out Loud competition held annually encourages students to memorize and perform great poems. Gerstell Academy student Kate Maerten took home ...
Jimmy Cvetic Dies: Local Icon Was A Poet, Retired Detective And Boxing Coach 90.5 WESA
Jimmy Cvetic, a singular Pittsburgh character, has died. Cvetic, a gregarious and gravelly-voiced Pittsburgh native, was a Vietnam veteran, Allegheny County ...
Local writer publishes 3rd book of poetry | Community North Jefferson News
Local poet Tyler Adams has published his long-awaited third book of poetry, which he calls “my heart on paper.”
Poet Who Wrote About Milwaukee's Fair Housing Struggle Named Poet Laureate - Wisconsin Public Radio News
Poet Who Wrote About Milwaukee's Fair Housing Struggle Named Poet Laureate Wisconsin Public Radio News
Peggy Rozga has been named a Wisconsin Poet Laureate, serving as an ambassador for poetry and creativity through her 2020 term.
EPIC Poetry Group: Poet's Corner — The Poet's Canvas, Shadow, Snowbound My Edmonds News
My Edmonds News is pleased to present the latest installment of Poet's Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. The Poet's Canvas.
Students connect with the incarcerated in poetry course MSUToday
Guillermo Delgado, academic specialist in community and socially engaged arts in RCAH, leads a course at MSU where he and RCAH students venture to local ...
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.
The Spirits de Copan
Part oneI see them in the skies I hear them in their hells They whisper and they moanAnd never are alone- The Spirits and the Ghouls? The Spirits de Copan!They are shadows in my world Echoes in my dreams A mystery and a force To a cosmic happening! The Spirits and the Ghouls? The Spirits de Copan!..
So many looked to you for inspiration,Unlikely hero for the wheelchair nation.Proudly you fought and proudly you believed,Everyone loved you Christopher Reeve.
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.
Shakespeares Sonnet XVIII, Shall I Compare Thee to a Summers Day?
Shakespeare's sonnets require time and effort to appreciate. Understanding the numerous meanings of the lines, the crisply made references, the brilliance of the images, and the complexity of the sound, rhythm and structure of the verse demands attention and experience.
Man Unbowed [A poem]
Man UnbowedUnbowed by sin, the world of man, stands Upon his feet he gapes into the sky, The indifference of centuries within his eyes, And in his heart the curse of the old world. Who made him dead to love and God? A thing that breathes only for wants and needs, With a lack of emotion, a brother to the fox? Who tightened and pushed up his jagged brow? (To make him look so grand, so proud-so tall.
Famous Poets Quotations - Top 30 Poetry Quotations by Famous Poets
"For this reason poetry is something more philosophical and more worthy of serious attention than history."-- Aristotle"Every American poet feels that the whole responsibility for contemporary poetry has fallen upon his shoulders, that he is a literary aristocracy of one.
The Time Has Come and Buzzing
Most of my poems are written late at night, often, as this one was, after I have turned out the lights to go to sleep. It seems that is the time when I am most creative.
Lamenting Poetic Moods [six Poems]
Advance: in Mr. Siluk's poetry one finds symbolist values, sensuous impressions; verbal magic and even childish jingles; at times the popular 8-syllable verse (ballad metre).
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!.
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.
Five Poems from Home [And a view on the planet 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 caught in the rain and couldn't get out: continued to play the game, all the same, like drops of rain upon a pane.
Looking Out the Rear Window
The funeral rite concluded With the pastor shaking hands, Offering words of comfort I didn't quite understand.The undertakers came forth And summoned pallbearers' four.
Three Poems [Lima; Judges and Evils Creation]
1.Evil's CreationThou knowith evil clings To tender peace-; Nor does it heed one's drowsy Un-enthralled grief?But softly it darkens Twilight's dunes-; With sprinkling shadows Straight from the moon.
Give Me a Lily Pad & The Continuum [two Poems]
What can I do to keep this world in its orbital spin? I gave up trying to win the hearts of the many-. Throw the meat-balls against the wall, stop, stop!! Trying to make them spin, like God did in the heavens!Sexual longings-a pathway to anger and rage- Turn the page to the cheap hotels, turn the page Give it a pathway to run, tell your friends, they've won.
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 everything 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.
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 rhetoric With his abstract concepts With his intellect With his creativeness He has become enslaved By-them? By them all, he will fall. Ah! Yes-abstract concepts Bombast and rhetoric His intellect His cleverness This he leaves behind To his decedents!.
No one should have to beg or crawl before humanity. No one should have to scheme to procure philanthropy.
In The Midst Of All
In the midst of darkness, there is light. In the midst of evil, there is virtue.
Two Poems and a Short Story
1)dying in the bar [sluggishly]yet, I would crawl too upto the bar, it was everything, the dampness the carved wood the zoned-out-ness in my head dreaming; it was better than death? then I took another drink?so many I never moved much, like dead fish. my head split like an ass it was numb and, nothing else numbness was my homeacross the street, dancing on the patio the moon was out.
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