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... Read More

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... Read More

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.Relax and play like Children doNo matter where they areNever worried about... Read More

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... Read More


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... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More


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... Read More


JOINEDHeart beat of man pounding - yet unheard joined becomes the beat of a nation.Words of man written - yet unread joined becomes a proclamation.Sounds of man spoken - yet unheard joined becomes a production .Lines of man drawn - yet unrecognized joined becomes an illustration.Beings of man humming... Read More

In The News:

Poet to read at Norman gallery
Poet Wai-lim Yip will read from his work Friday in Norman as part of a series of poetry readings sponsored by the University of Oklahoma. The reading at Mainsite Contemporary Art gallery also is in conjunction with Norman's Second Friday Circuit of Art.

The Guardian (blog)

National Poetry Day: The rise and rise of performance poetry
The Independent
Installation poetry also makes Montgomery a canny choice for National Poetry Day. He produces written words that also perform, and in the world of poetry, that bridges a serious division between poets who write words for the page and those who aim for ...
National Poetry Day 2015: dedicate a poem to someone you loveThe Guardian (blog)

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The Guardian

James Dawson: how I stopped hating poetry and became a poet
The Guardian
Whenever Miss Walker, a somewhat embattled English teacher from West Yorkshire, used to announce her lesson would focus on poetry, a groan ran around the class. Poems were boring. Without exception, a photocopied sheet would be plonked in front of ...

The Guardian

Selina Nwulu, young poet laureate for London: it's powerful to write about big ...
The Guardian
I never really associated poetry with school. It was always something that I wrote for myself. So growing up, I never really thought of poetry as boring and inaccessible, but rather something I did out of choice. I could choose to read writers who ...

Amnesty International Livewire (blog)

Sri Lanka: When loved ones are stolen can poetry repair the wound?
Amnesty International Livewire (blog)
Amnesty International recently launched “Silenced Shadows”, a poetry competition on disappearances in Sri Lanka. Poet R Cheran, one of our competition judges, explains how literature can be a force for change. More than 80,000 people disappeared in Sri ...

Fond du Lac Reporter

Award-winning poet visits Marian University
Fond du Lac Reporter
Jean Valentine, a former New York state poet laureate and recipient of the National Book Award for Poetry, will read from her works at 7 p.m. Thursday in Thelma Sadoff Center of the Arts in the Great Hall. The event is free and open to the public ...

Fredericton's M. Travis Lane shortlisted for GG poetry award
Fredericton poet M. Travis Lane has been nominated for a Governor General's Award for Poetry, according to a shortlist that was released by the Canada Council for the Arts on Wednesday. Lane has been nominated for her 15th collection of poetry, called ...

The Guardian

Poetry secrets: how to write a poem on a theme
The Guardian
This year, the theme for National Poetry Day is Light. I was asked to write a poem on the subject for Light, the National Poetry Day book (download it for free). Here's how I went about it. It's a technique you can use for writing a poem on any theme ...

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Belfast Telegraph

BBC Scotland appoints Northern Ireland-born Rachel McCrum as first Poet in ...
Belfast Telegraph
Robyn Marsack, director of the Scottish Poetry Library, said: “The Scottish Poetry Library is delighted that BBC Scotland is recognising the lively and thought-provoking contribution poetry makes to the cultural life of Scotland by appointing a poet in ...

Charles Williams: Oxford's lost poetry professor
OUPblog (blog)
It was strikingly appropriate that Sir Geoffrey Hill should have focused his final lecture as Oxford Professor of Poetry on a quotation from Charles Williams. Not only was the lecture, in May 2015, delivered almost exactly seventy years after Williams ...

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A Case of The Fears

Chicken Soup is good for a coldSleep is good for... Read More

Preserving Dignity

No one should have to beg or crawl before humanity.... Read More

The King and Delka & Moiromma: the Cold Planet [Parts 25 and 26]

#25The King and Delka [Split Mawkishness-on Moiromma /Part V]Sickly SentimentalityI... Read More

Lord Byrons She Walks in Beauty

Lord Byron's opening couplet to "She Walks In Beauty" is... Read More

Daybreak at Pikes Creek [a Poem]

Daybreak at Pikes Creek [Summer of 2005]Daybreak by Lake Superior... Read More

Thank You To Our Soldiers And A Tribute To Old Glory And A Prayer For Peace

Thank youDedicated to soldiers and their loved onesFor those who... Read More

Key Largo - Frater Albertus

Key Largo:The fans turn lazily in front of the doorThey... Read More

Three Poems and Paradise Lost [One for Hell, One for Heaven one for an Inca King]

The Torrents of HellHell's furnace- Likened to a chimney Vomits... Read More

Death & the Supernatural: Poetry/Five Poems

Supernatural PoetryHere are five poems,-what I call-death and supernatural poems.... Read More

Two Poems: San Jeronimo Brook & [in English and Spanish]

Fair Andes! Thy arms reach highOf iron-woven solid stone Thu... Read More

Walt Whitman, Romance With a Stranger

The concept of brief encounters, even romantic encounters, with a... Read More

Ambiguity and Abstraction in Bob Dylan?s Lyrics

To many people contemporary poetry is a turn-off. The reason... Read More

Passion and Poetry, and Life

Ironically, the passion that can neutralize the repulsion for difficulties... Read More

Burning Autumn Leaves [a poem in Spanish and English]

Burning Autumn Leaves [1950s in St. Paul, Minnesota]My long steel... Read More

The Treasure of Catalina Huanca (In English and Spanish)

Note: written after seeing the little adobe 16th century church... Read More

Ballade of an Inca King

Ah! Leave the gold, wealth and landSays the Inca King?;... Read More

Robert Burns Love Poem: A Red, Red Rose

Robert Burns, a poor man, an educated man, and a... Read More

The Power of Eating Disorders

I want to get closeI am afraid.Afraid of what... Read More

Stone Beds [A Poem and an Advance]

Stone Beds [Pompeii's surge]Advance: after the great eruption of Pompeii's... Read More

Ceasar Vallejo: Black Roses [In English and Spanish]

Cesar Vallejo: Black RosesBow down your head ol' poet- To... Read More

Live For Today...

Isn't that what they say?But what does that mean?There's no... Read More

A Different Place...

I wish we had met 20 years ago... A different... Read More

Little Girl from Huancayo [a poem/in English and Spanish]

Little girl from HuancayoDo you really, really know? Just how... Read More

The Spirits de Copan

Part oneI see them in the skies I hear them... Read More

Caught in the Arms of ED