Poetry Information

Poetry Information

New Poetic Work By Ethiopian Immigrant Promotes Respect, Courage And Cultural Sensitivity


McLean, VA - "The Healing Conscious" tells the story of an Ethiopian immigrant boy on his fascinating journey to America and adulthood. Author Kifle Bantayehu, a 23 year-old second-generation Ethiopian immigrant, recounts this poignant tale in poetic format.

A Happiness Poem


If a happiness poem could bring forth a smile, Then my face would always dress in style.If my ears could hear my computer screen, From one to another, they, too, would grin.

The Art of Receiving 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 little writing fingers to use in an effort to refine your craft. What does it really mean when someone who cares about you, but not for poetry says, "Wow, this is great.

Write Your Way to Fame


Have you ever thought about how nice it would be to see your poem discussed in the New York Times? Think you have what it takes to become a famous poet? Well the unfortunate truth is that no one has what it takes to be a famous poet. Here's a little exercise: Name the most famous contemporary poet you can think of.

Rules for Writing Poetry


You've been writing poetry since that first assignment in your high school writing class. You know the rules about writing poetry, right? Are there rules? Well, if you frequent the poetry forums across the Internet as much as I do, you'd find that there are a lot of amateur poets who adamantly declare that there are no rules for writing poetry and if someone even suggests reading poetry or books on poetry, many of the amateur poets will throw up a defensive front.

The Butcher of Lima and Footprints to Mantaro Valley (Two Poems)


Footprints to Mantaro Valley (Peru; in English and Spanish)In what retreat art hid?-Where falling mountains groan In shadow and amongThe rapids of the Rio? Is not your name Mantaro Valley?Beyond the footprints of the Andes--?I can hear your voice in echoesI can hear thy voice, divinely low. I do but know thy by a glanceAs the clouds above me know? .

Learn About Love From Poet Rumi


In this modern 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 become a medium to connect with people as everyone is finding it a lot harder to meet one another in the 'real' world.

The Dead God of Copan (in English and Spanish)


English VersionAnd the Death God said: "Let it rise to its glory in the Rio Valley-for a season; then let it be gone, we shall call it Copan?"Prologue: Empires come and go, liken to cosmic events, or the storms around the world: Atlantis, Mu, Greece, Persia, Rome, the Inca Nation, and even the great Maya heroic times of Copan, in Central America. All came and all left, one way or another; now just dust and artifacts in the spiral of time.

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!..

Im Sorry Mom! A Mothers Day Poem


Mother's Day Poetry,I'm Sorry Mom!I'm sorry for the troubles And the worries I brought you. I'm sorry for my mistakes, I didn't mean to make you blue.

Three Poems (While in Transition/English and Spanish)


Here are three more poems by the author, Dennis Siluk, while traveling througout Central and South America.Three Poems While in Transition (In Spanish and English)Poem OneEnglish VersionOrange Timid MoonO´er the Copan skyan arch of shadows weave their webswith low-lights, as the moon rises.

Become A Poet In Ten Minutes


Have you ever sat there staring at the paper, ready to write, but unsure where to begin? Want a solution that will overcome even the worst writer's block? Anyone can start writing poetry today using a few simple techniques.One, two, .

Learn About Love From Poet Rumi


Learn about love by reading poetry by a long dead poet named Rumi. No need to look for ancient texts hidden in caves.

Poetry in a Nutshell


Poetry is more than just rhyming and prose that is in meters and verse. It is an art form.

Savage Nature: The Life of Ted Hughes


One of the most important poets of the post-war period, Edward James Hughes (1930-1998), was drawn towards the primitive. He was enchanted by the beauty of the natural world, frequently portraying its cruel and savage temperament in his work as a reflection of his own personal suffering and mystical beliefs - convinced that modern man had lost touch with the primordial side of his nature.

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Bustle

9 New Poetry Collections You Can Read On Your Lunch Break
Bustle
But poetry is, and always has been, more than simply transportive. Poetry is inherently political, emotional, and spiritual. Reading a poem is a meaningful act, a form of listening to other's voices and experiences that resonates far deeper than the page.



Rapid City Journal

Winning FTD poetry recited
Rapid City Journal
The Nebraska Writers Guild sponsored its second annual Fur Trade Days Poetry Contest this year, presenting the awards Saturday at the Chadron Public Library. Pam Vap's “Items on the Nebraska Homestead, 1889,” won first place. Vapp was able to attend ...



Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Renowned poets to read in cool shade of Armstrong Redwoods
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
A first-of-its-kind poetry event is set to take place this month among the world's tallest trees at Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve. On July 21, a group of California's most celebrated poets will gather at the Redwood Forest Theater in ...
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PBS NewsHour

This acclaimed feminist poet sees practical magic in resistance
PBS NewsHour
But the incantatory poetry of “Trickster Feminism” is practical magic, Waldman's way of meditating on — and taking action against — what she says are increasingly difficult times. Waldman lives in New York City and was inspired by the almost weekly ...



The Boot

Tucker Beathard: How Poetry Influences His Songwriting Process
The Boot
Tucker Beathard may not have been a straight-A student in school, but the country singer says the poetry he read in his English classes has stuck with him. He continues to see connections between the processes of writing poems and writing songs.



Independent Online

#Mandela100: Celebrating the life of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela with poetry
Independent Online
Poetry is an under-explored source of additional reflection. Across the arc of Mandela's defiant resistance to apartheid, through his incarceration, release and presidential term, his life became poetry. The scope of this corpus is enormous, spanning ...

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Modesto Bee

Stanislaus County Fair finale, State Theatre poetry slam, theater, art, more on tap
Modesto Bee
This team poetry slam invitational comes from the creators of the annual Ill List Poetry Slam. The Chill List features four top poetry slam teams as they compete for a $2,000 prize. The poetry slam teams are comprised of top-ranked poets from across ...



Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

Summer Camp Combines Poetry with Martial Arts
Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service
The National Library of Jamaica's (NLJ) 'All Flowers are Roses' summer programme returns this year, with scores of girls from communities in Kingston to benefit from sessions in poetry and martial arts. The free five-week programme was conceptualised ...



Casper Star-Tribune Online

Music & Poetry series showcases Wyoming variety and talent
Casper Star-Tribune Online
The series began with the late Charles Levendosky, also a former Wyoming poet laureate, while he was a writer in residence for the Wyoming Arts Council. The series moved under Artcore after he co-founded the organization, which turns 40 this year, ...



The New Indian Express

Poetry festival back with third edition next month
The New Indian Express
BENGALURU : The Bengaluru Poetry Festival is back with its third edition. The festival will feature a number of internationally recognised poets and artistes and assures to set the stage for another weekend of incredible poetry performances for ...


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