Poet Susan Katz to offer workshops in Woodbury Torrington Register Citizen
WOODBURY â Internationally recognized poet, author, teacher, and language arts consultant, Susan A. Katz of Washington, Connecticut, will offer a ...
When poetry is a luxury The Stanford Daily
I like poetry. Maybe it's because of the abundance of Dr. Seuss books that were placed on my shelf as a kid, or maybe because of the painfully awkward and yet ...
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 ...
Eileen Myles Reads Poetry and Poeticizes Instagram The Chicago Maroon
Instagram, Myles said, is âthe other side of poetryâ because the poet is observing their everyday scene. Courtesy of Shae Detar. Each time Eileen Myles finished ...
Generation next: the rise â and rise â 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.
The Carrying by Ada LimĂłn review â from the heart, unvarnished The Guardian
US poet Ada LimĂłn writes with disarming honesty â for people rather than other poets.
Beautiful and Emotional New Collection of Poetry is Released Broadway World
Acclaimed poet B.E. Stock has released her latest book of poetry with "Further Collected Poems." Her new book presents a meaningful collection of poetry ...
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 ...
VOX POPULI: Poetry-loving officer possessed true grit in postwar JapanďźThe Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
VOX POPULI: Poetry-loving officer possessed true grit in postwar JapanďźThe Asahi Shimbun Asahi Shimbun
Historian Kojiro Naoki, who died on Feb. 2 at the age of 100, served in the Imperial Japanese Navy d.
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 Âˇ Facebook Tweet ...
Review: 12th annual Poetry and Song Program highlighted MSU talent The Reflector online
Mississippi State University's Department of Music's 12th annual Poetry and Song Program, co-directed by MSU instructor Karen Murphy and MSU professor ...
A Poetry Prescription For Your Valentine's Day Predicaments WBUR
Looking for a poetry recommendation to help get you through Valentine's Day? Sarah Kay, one of the people behind the Paris Review column Poetry Rx, is here ...
"I Reject Walls": A 2019 Poetry Preview NPR
This year, says critic Craig Morgan Teicher, America's poets are stepping up and expressing their faith in the capacity of words to overcome barriers, find ...
'Tahi Saihate: Exhibiting Poetry' The Japan Times
Feb. 23-March 24 Poet Tahi Saihate is one of the Yokohama's Museum of Art's New Artist Picks (NAP) for its series of emerging artist exhibitions. She first.
âThe power of poetry comes when we engage other peopleâ says new Olympia poet laureate - The Olympian
âThe power of poetry comes when we engage other peopleâ says new Olympia poet laureate The Olympian
The mission of the Olympia Poet Laureate is to connect people to poetry, and that's something Sady Sparks started doing well before she was chosen for the city ...
Shepherd senior earns chance to study with poet Michael Collier Martinsburg Journal
SHEPHERDSTOWN â In Lilli Sutton's poetry, the natural world often creeps into view. An environmental studies major during her freshman year at Shepherd ...
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 ...
Shutdowns and poetry | Letters To Editor Gettysburg Times
Shutdowns and poetry. Editor, Gettysburg Times,. If we seek it, poetry can help us capture political understanding at a deeper level. Percy Shelly's 1818 poem ...
Poetry looms large on Carnegie and Kate Greenaway longlists The Bookseller
A number of poetry titles are in the running for this year's CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway awards, with titles about Norse myths, suffragettes, mental health ...
Readers Views: The poetry of Nature gulfnews.com
Nature is an integral part of our lives and we should appreciate it.
RUMINATION â AN EVENING OF POETRY UNDER THE STARS Oherald
Rumi Goa recently hosted a poetry performance by Rochelle D'Silva, titled, '40 Rules of Love' on Valentine's Day. Rochelle is a spoken word poet based in Goa, ...
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 ...
Poetry sales soar as political millennials search for clarity The Guardian
Record ÂŁ12m sales last year were driven by younger readers, with experts saying hunger for nuance amid conflict and disaster were fuelling the boom.
Poet laureate to visit Cottage Grove Cottage Grove Sentinel
âI really see writing as a part of something bigger, which is one's calling in the world,â said Kim Stafford, reflecting on the importance of his craft. âThat calling will ...
Pakistani expatriates get a taste of Pashto poetry READ MORE Gulf Times
The enthusiasm of Pashto-speaking Pakistani expatriates was visible at a recent Pashto poetry symposium. The community members attended the poetic ...
Free gala reading kicks off historic black poetry conference Princeton University
"Black Poetry: A Conference" â a historic gathering of 42 poets â will open with a free gala reading Feb. 14 at McCarter Theatre Center's Matthews Theatre.
The Poetry Of Disengagement: Seek Out Your Team's Intrinsic Motivators Forbes
The level of disengagement is too high not to ask the question, âHow are we, as managers, at cause?â
How the public domain offers new life to these poetry classics PBS NewsHour
âTwo roads diverged in a wood, and Iâ / I took the one less traveled by, / And that has made all the difference.â For years, those iconic lines of verse in Robert ...
Jamal Parker, poetry champion and published author at 22 The Philadelphia Tribune
At 22 years old, Florida-native Jamal Parker has published his own book of poetry, become an international slam poetry champion and a resident artist at the ...
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, ...
Slam poetry creates catharsis for North Delta youth Peace Arch News
Burnsview Secondary team gearing up for poetry festival and competition in April.
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 ...
Ray student advances to state poetry competition Journaltrib
The art of poetry is alive and well at Ray High School. Calvin Jones and Shelby Lewis placed first and second in the high school's Poetry Out Loud competition ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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 CĂĄrdenas during a regional poetry ...
MSU's writer-in-residence brings award-winning poetry to campus Mississippi State Newsroom
Member of the Myskoke (Creek) Nation, award-winning poet and musician Joy Harjo will present a public reading Feb. 27 at Mississippi State University.
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.
Local high school students to compete in Poetry Out Loud state finals in March - Beckley Register-Herald
Local high school students to compete in Poetry Out Loud state finals in March Beckley Register-Herald
Several local students will recite poems by Rita Dove, Billy Collins, Sara Teasdale, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Carmen Gimenez Smith, Kevin Young and ...
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 ...
Young people look for meaning. But poetry doesnât always offer clarity The Guardian
Bridget Minamore has written this original poem in response to news of the popularity of poetry among young people.
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 ...
Experiencing Northern Michigan: Community Reading Celebrating Poet Mary Oliver at Traverse City's Horizon Books - 9&10 News
Experiencing Northern Michigan: Community Reading Celebrating Poet Mary Oliver at Traverse City's Horizon Books 9&10 News
After Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver passed away last month, at the age of 83, the poetry lovers of Northern Michigan organized a community reading for ...
What poet Mary Oliver can teach us about dealing with criticism Quartz
Nature poets aren't normally associated with controversy. But the New York Times' Friday morning briefing on the death of poet Mary Oliver couldn't resist a bit of ...
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.
âI donât get off/on pain anymoreâ: Poets turn lifeâs challenges into verse - The Washington Post
âI donât get off/on pain anymoreâ: Poets turn lifeâs challenges into verse The Washington Post
For nearly 30 years, Dorianne Laux has written about love and violence, survival and grief, in poems that are clear, compelling and insightful. In âOnly as the Day ...
'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, ...
17th Vietnam Poetry Day opens in Hanoi Nhan Dan Online
NDO/VNA - The 17th Vietnam Poetry Day officially opened on February 17 in Hanoi, featuring a wide range of activities.
Founder of Dead Poets Society is published, posthumously Tribune-Review
PORTLAND, Maine â The late founder of the Dead Poets Society of America can be inducted to the society of fallen bards now that he's now a published poet.
Land of westlinâ 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?
Black History Month poetry showcase to feature Flint poet, CMU student poets - Central Michigan Life
Black History Month poetry showcase to feature Flint poet, CMU student poets Central Michigan Life
A poetry showcase for Black History Month will feature Flint poet Ernest Mack of "Nobody Big Yet" and Central Michigan University student poets as special ...
Micromobility: the Prose and Poetry of the Scooter-Faithful WIRED
The shared, electric scooter and bike-based industry has earned its own conferenceâeven as the hype starts to cool.
Deltona High students publish book of poetry The West Volusia Beacon
From migrant workers to major-league sports stars, a new book of poetry written by an intensive reading class at Deltona High School pays tribute to all aspects ...
Ekphrastic poetry, visual art exhibit starts today at Arts Center | News, Sports, Jobs - Marshall Independent
Ekphrastic poetry, visual art exhibit starts today at Arts Center | News, Sports, Jobs Marshall Independent
MARSHALL â A new exhibit at the Arts Center starts today and people are being asked to take an active role. The Marshall Area Fine Arts Council is inviting.
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 âCollected Poemsâ is now available. Ever since ...
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 ...
American Life in Poetry: âAquarium, Februaryâ by Liz Ahl The Spokesman-Review
Liz Ahl was once a very talented graduate student in our creative writing program at the University of Nebraska, but she's long since moved on to teach at ...
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 ...
Love, poetry and pan-Arabism: The broken dream of Balqis and Nizar Middle East Eye
Every year, Arab scholars commemorate the 1981 assassination of Balqis al-Rawi, wife of poet Nizar Qabbani. He stopped writing about love - and the Arab ...
Nick Cave names his most loved poets Far Out Magazine
Nick Cave has revealed some of his most loved poets while in conversation with his fans and included the likes of William Blake, E.E. Cummings and more.
300 Million Poets: Amateur Poetry and Our Imminent Reconnection to the Land Resilience
The âpoetry of everyday lifeâ -- amateur poetry written every day by common people; personal reflections written and shared with family and neighbors,
Hebrew Poetry of Muslim Spain is Topic of 2019 Carleton Forkosh Family Judaic Studies Lecture - Carleton College News
Hebrew Poetry of Muslim Spain is Topic of 2019 Carleton Forkosh Family Judaic Studies Lecture Carleton College News
Poet and Hebrew translator Peter Cole will present Carleton's 2019 Forkosh Family Lecture in Judaic Studies on Monday, Feb. 18, from 8-9 p.m. in Leighton Hall ...
Poetic end to another Melon Festival Chinchilla News
Bush poetry duo, Mel and Suzie, wrap up another memorable Melon Festival.
Feature: 80-year-old poet in Afghanistan's public library - Xinhua | English.news.cn Xinhua
by Farid Behbud. KABUL, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- Eighty-year-old Afghan poet and writer Haidari Wojudi who has spent most of his life as a government official, can ...
This week in Toronto: Foxconn Frequency combines music, theatre and technology with the poetry of a former Chinese factory worker - Toronto Star
This week in Toronto: Foxconn Frequency combines music, theatre and technology with the poetry of a former Chinese factory worker Toronto Star
Also: Amadeus Live at the Sony Centre, cult film Hausu at the Lightbox, Sex T-Rex tackles crime, Peggy Baker and Arcade Fire members team for who we are in ...
Gov Cooper Inducts North Carolinas 9th Poet Laureate Spectrum News
Gov. Roy Cooper inducted the state's 9th Poet Laureate at the State Capitol Monday.
BU student to compete in W.Va. Poetry Out Loud state finals My Buckhannon
CHARLESTON, W.Va. â Fifty-one students from across West Virginia will recite poems by Rita Dove, Billy Collins, Sara Teasdale, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ...
Huckleberries: CdAâs propagator of poetry pens poems that are pure Montana The Spokesman-Review
Roger Dunsmore has spent the six years in his adopted hometown of Coeur d'Alene promoting the work of other poets. Dunsmore?
Squam Lakes Association to host poetry reading Feb. 20 The Laconia Daily Sun
HOLDERNESS â The Squam Lakes Association will host a poetry reading on Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 7-8 p.m. This special Squam Speaker Series will ...
Teachers promise to print book of their poetry motivates Deltona High students - Daytona Beach News-Journal
Teachers promise to print book of their poetry motivates Deltona High students Daytona Beach News-Journal
Ripping the wrapping paper from the packages in front of them, students in Hazel Sparrow's intensive reading class at Deltona High began to grin once they ...
Crawford: Remembering a poet who wrote in the 'vernacular of humanity' Greenville News
Katherine Scott Crawford writes about recently deceased poet Mary Oliver.
Professor Named Chancellor of Academy of American Poets UT Knoxville News
Joy Harjo, the John C. Hodges Chair of Excellence in English, has been appointed to the Board of Chancellors for the Academy of American Poets.
Poetry by the Fire sparks interest in natural poetry Martinsburg Journal
HARPERS FERRY â Experience a lovely natural afternoon of poetry this Saturday as the Friends Wilderness Center members host a Poetry by the Fire event.
6 Students Honored for Creative Writing, Poetry, Essays Wesleyan Connection
Six Wesleyan students were recently honored by Creative Writing at Wesleyan and the English Department. Caridad Cruz '21 is the recipient of the Sophie and ...
Professor Charles Bernstein awarded Yale's 2019 Bollingen Prize for Poetry - Penn: Office of University Communications
Professor Charles Bernstein awarded Yale's 2019 Bollingen Prize for Poetry Penn: Office of University Communications
Charles Bernstein is the 51st poet to be honored with the biennial prize, one of the most prestigious given to American writers. Bernstein's latest collection ...
Poetry By Cher: 'Beto Beats...Blubber Bellied, Bullying, Blowhard' Trump Breitbart
Cher shared a strange poem with her social media followers, fantasizing about Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke defeating President Trump in the 2020 election.
Tom Brady turned to poetry in his latest motivational Instagram post Boston.com
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady shared a poem from Douglas Malloch called "Good Timber." Read more on Boston.com.
Jaki Shelton Green to be inducted as NC poet laureate WTVD-TV
North Carolina's first African-American poet laureate will be inducted at a ceremony led by Gov. Roy Cooper.
Valentino brings poetry to Paris with feast of flowers Reuters
PARIS (Reuters) - Italian fashion label Valentino created a dreamlike ode to spring on the catwalk in Paris on Wednesday, as models appeared to float down the ...
ASU acquires Holocaust poetry, artist's miniature book collection Arizona State University
A collection of miniature artist's books and a limited-edition English translation of poetry by a child Holocaust victim are now available for reading and viewing at ...
Why a science writer fell in love with Mary Oliver's poetry Bangor Daily News
Pinned beside my desk in The Washington Post's newsroom, between storytelling tips and accumulated press passes from years of scientific meetings, I keep a ...
Baylor English Professor and Poet Receives One of New Zealand's Leading National Literary Awards - Baylor University
Baylor English Professor and Poet Receives One of New Zealand's Leading National Literary Awards Baylor University
Grimshaw Sargeson Fellowship will allow Chloe Honum, Ph.D., to research and write during four-month residence at Sargeson Centre in Auckland.
H.E.R. Speaks On Drake Collaboration Prospect, J. Cole & Poetry HotNewHipHop
The musical talents of H.E.R. are undeniable. The mystical songstress was honored with a Grammy Award nomination for Best New Artist and won the Best R&B ...
Feb. 7, Arts and Entertainment: Poet laureate enjoys first year Vallejo Times Herald
D.L. Lang is the first to agree it is good to be queen. Actually, not quite queen. But poet laureate isn't a bad start. âIt's changed my life,â Lang said. âIt's changed ...
Professor Baruch November Uses Poetry to Showcase Shared Struggles Facing Minorities - Touro College News
Professor Baruch November Uses Poetry to Showcase Shared Struggles Facing Minorities Touro College News
How does Touro Professor Baruch November keep his diverse students engaged while also highlighting shared struggles facing minorities? Hint: It involves ...
Satyajit Sarnaâs debut poetry collection, The Profane, is a meditation on death, dissent and our time on... - Firstpost
Satyajit Sarnaâs debut poetry collection, The Profane, is a meditation on death, dissent and our time on... Firstpost
The Profane is Delhi-based Satyajit Sarna's first collection of poetry and has âpoems of heartbreak and disillusion, of loneliness and mortality, but also of passion ...
West Roxbury poetry contest open Wicked Local
The Friends of the West Roxbury Branch Library are sponsoring their 30th annual poetry contest.This year's theme is âLook Closer,â and organizers are looking ...
Maryland's 86-Year-Old Poet Laureate Is A Buddhist, Mother, Navy Wife And Lifelong Badass - WAMU 88.5
Maryland's 86-Year-Old Poet Laureate Is A Buddhist, Mother, Navy Wife And Lifelong Badass WAMU 88.5
Grace Cavalieri sees herself as a protector of language's beauty in dark times. She became Maryland's poet laureate in December.
Fulbright Fellow's poetry reading tugs heartstrings The Brown Daily Herald
On the evening of Feb. 5, Room 101 of Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center turned into an intimate and inviting space for Brown community members to hear ...
Six named on âIrish Timesâ Poetry Now award shortlist The Irish Times
Prize worth âŹ2000 will be presented as part of Mountains-to-Sea dlr book festival.
Textbook on Chinese poetry by UCI professor of East Asian studies awarded Buchanan Prize UCI News
An Introduction to Chinese Poetry: From the Canon of Poetry to the Lyrics of the Song Dynasty, by UCI professor of East Asian studies Michael A. Fuller, has won ...
Poetry-in-the-Round Hosts Poet Angela Alaimo O'Donnell Seton Hall University News & Events
Poet Angela Alaimo O'Donnell will read on Tuesday, February 5th at 6 p.m. in the Chancellor's Suite.
President pays tribute to poet Padraic Fiacc, who has died aged 94 The Irish Times
Gerald Dawe salutes a gifted but troubled Troubles poet.
Antidotes for an Alibi
Amy King's first full-length collection, Antidotes for an Alibi, insists that we examine the deceptive clarity of our actions and the goals that motivate us. How does one actually get from "A" to "B"-and is there ever really a "B"? What color is the white space between "A" and "B"? Upon closer inspection, surface realities reveal themselves to be porous and fragile, layered with textures and grains that lead the eye on varying pathways.
The Poets Corner [Three Poems with a review]
The Poet's Corner [Three poem/ see review of poetry under the poems]The Poets CondorThe condor fly's Amongst the hillsIn open skies Of San Jerrónimo, Near Huancayo?Forbidding any To near his path-Lest he dare To risk a attack, Near Huancayo!..
Because of You
You are to me my lifeline my security. That scares me.
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 quickly passed 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 youthful past days, Still lively in my golden age, When all was quick and new Now wrapped in pictures and books, And friends and family were all I knew And love was shown by friendly 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 criticize my views; They tell me what I should like, And that I should be grieved-These are my fragile friends That takes the strongest liberties?I mean to take the buzzer off; And put the phone outside the door; In vain I speak to tell them why -I shan't live here anymore!#742 6/26/05A note on Style: some people ask, "What style of poetry to you like the best?" I can never answer that question; it is open-ended to me. If I feel like breaking free from tradition as in the poem of: "Old Age," so be it; and if I feel traditional verse, a stricter formal pattern should be used, as in "Boyhood," and can contribute richly to the poem, so it is.
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? .
Three Love Poems [all wicked]
Advance: Mr. Dennis Siluk's poetry can have its fire-hearted twists: as with 'Lovers'.
The King and Delka & Moiromma: the Cold Planet [Parts 25 and 26]
#25The King and Delka [Split Mawkishness-on Moiromma /Part V]Sickly SentimentalityI have sought out friends Only to find rawness Of their passion; And the uniformity Of their vision.Who out there can know My cerebral verve?(Only the long dead)By King Moir I[Of Moiromma]Ah! the aimless cosmos come back to his mind as he stands on his balcony looking up into he eerie dark.
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.
Listen as I Share: WE
You speak simple, completley understandable justifications I respect them, respect you, honor what you tell me and even though I know where you're coming from, I just wanted to share with you, let you hear: my heart..
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.
A Hundred and Fifty Dead [Korean War--l952]
There I sat, ninety-five degree 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 matter of secondsThe machineguns killed 150-of themThat's all I saw in the war of '52.
Kafka lands resurrected in Crewe deposited by a silvery alien craft, And whilst he is wondering what to do He is asked to show his pass Or pay an instant one off fine At a cash dispenser of his choice And they are checking all the time On his irises face and voice.And of course they find that he is not, They discover he just cannot be there, Although he seems as if he is visible, And has hands and toes and hair, If he is not on the Great Data Bank, He plainly and simply cannot be, He is not listed and he is not ranked He is surely not like you and me.
A Poem - By Lorraine KemberIt was a day like any other and mother, father, sister, brother, were carrying out the customs of their land. When suddenly without warning, Mother Nature came calling, shook the earth and stole the ocean from the sand.
Robert Burns Love Poem: A Red, Red Rose
Robert Burns, a poor man, an educated man, and a ladies' man, is representative of Scotland, much like whisky, haggis, bagpipes, and kilts. He lived a life shortened by rheumatic heart disease, 1759-1796, but his life journey through poverty, informal education, disappointed love, nationalism, and literary and financial success can be identified by all Scots and common men the world over.
Spell of the Andes: (in English and Spanish)
Note: written 4-15-05, while driving through the Andes of Peru, from Huancayo to Lima. I sensed I was but an ant, among the mass of stone, earth and foliage of this enchanting, and enduring landscape.
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.
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.
Two Poems and an Analysis ['Witness,' & 'An Old Love']
Two Poems and an Analysis ['Witness,' & 'An Old Love']WitnessMy face belongs to whoever sees it Everything has a meaning but life Even the bugs strive for existence God saved man, from God Ghosts have lonely sins Her bones are stones Up and down the hill Gardens blossom Spotless skies Dramatists August I can not rest!..
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!.
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.
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