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

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

Bleed

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

Joined

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:


Poetry and Literature Calendar (March 1 to March 7)
Buffalo News
Tuesday, 7 p.m.: “An Evening with Marge Piercy,” a reading by the award-winning poet, novelist, memoirist and social activist author of 19 books of poetry including “The Hunger Moon: New and Selected Poems, 1980-2010” (Knopf, 2012) and “Made in ...


New York Times

Review: 'Social Security,' the Heroic Poetry of Solitude
New York Times
As in her earlier plays, “Vision Disturbance” and “Adult,” Ms. Masciotti mines the banalities of everyday chatter for heroic poetry. Set largely in working-class Pennsylvania, in towns forgotten by time, her uneventful dramas seem to be composed of ...


MLive.com

Guitarist Rollie Tussing at Grand River, 5th iCreate Poetry Contest highlight ...
MLive.com
Come celebrate the creativity of Jackson's youth with the iCreate Poetry Contest's main event 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Michigan Theatre, 124 N. Mechanic St. -de714b57a1de3434.jpg iCreate curator John Voelz performs Jordan Brown's poem "Persevere, ...


Religion News Service

How to access the spiritual power of poetry–even if you “just don't get it”
Religion News Service
Author and professor Christian Wiman believes that poetry has significant spiritual power in addition to aesthetic value. He shares how people of faith can begin accessing the spiritual power of poetry even if at first they “just don't get it.” – Image ...


El Beit poetry show brings down the curtain on its 2nd season on a highly ...
Al-Bawaba
The world of Nabati poetry witnessed a unique milestone as El Beit poetry show aired a special episode on Sama Dubai on Monday, bringing down the curtain on a highly successful second season. The season was produced and supervised by Hamdan bin ...


Ohio Wesleyan lecture series merges poetry, technology and astronomy
Columbus Dispatch
“In astronomy, we sometimes miss the magic of the heavens,” Burns said. “Imagine looking at the sky and only seeing the stars as balls of gas, instead of in the context of all the poets and historians who have studied their beauty. “What a loss that ...


New York Times

Bringing a Daughter Back From the Brink With Poems
New York Times
I normally don't invite poetry into my daily life. As an ecologist, I embrace science. But all I had to offer her at that point were the thoughts of others who struggled to make a meaningful life and had put those thoughts into the best, sparest words ...


Traverse City Record Eagle

ON POETRY The other side of winter, a different mood
Traverse City Record Eagle
There are so many cheerful things about a Traverse City winter — skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing. And beauty. It looks like a movie set for “White Christmas” outside my window right now. But isn't it true that typically, in literature and movies ...


Irish Independent

Book worm: Who says poetry does not pay?
Irish Independent
Twenty thousand Canadian dollars for a maximum of 40 lines of verse works out at €350 a line or €14,000 for the entire poem, which is pretty good money by anyone's standards, and that's what's on offer for the 2015 Montreal International Poetry Prize.


His late first wife inspired the poetry of his second wife. Then he lost her, too.
Washington Post
When Emerson won the Pulitzer Prize in 2006, bringing her the kind of attention poets don't dare dream of and setting her up to become poet laureate of Virginia a couple of years later , there was no indication it would be the midpoint of a brief and ...

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Looking Out the Rear Window

The funeral rite concluded With the pastor shaking hands, Offering... Read More

Changes

I am not the one I was before yesterday.I cannot... Read More

Kens Poem

How wonderfully sweet to be a dweller dwelling... Read More

THe Monster Mash, A Graveyard SMASH (short story I wrote when I was 11)

The Monster Mash The Graveyard SmashHave you heard of the... Read More

Ode to: The Ice Maiden of Ampatos Summit [now in: English and Spanish]

Dedcate to Antonio Castillo. L. Of. Los Andes UniversitarioOde to:The... Read More

The Goat and the Rope [a Poem: in Spanish and English]

The Goat and the Ropewhere there were devils I saw... Read More

In Poetry: Meaning of Words [And ...Rocket-belt]

In Poetry: Meaning of WordsWhen I write poetry, I check... Read More

Because of You

You are to me my lifeline my security. That scares... Read More

I Hate The Wait (Weight)

I get up in the morningAnd want to stay in... Read More

Mechanical Poetry - Part Three

Have you ever read the lyrics of a Simon and... Read More

In the Mountans of Haiti [A Poem: in English and Spanish]

In the Mountains of Haiti(In the City)-July is a hot... Read More

Joined

JOINEDHeart beat of man pounding - yet unheard joined... Read More

Lamenting Poetic Moods [six Poems]

Advance: in Mr. Siluk's poetry one finds symbolist values, sensuous... Read More

Man Unbowed [A poem]

Man UnbowedUnbowed by sin, the world of man, stands Upon... Read More

Article on Poetry and Two Poems

Writing Poetry for TomorrowWhat does a man need to be... Read More

Four Poems: Two for the Devil, Two for Peru

Here is some witty poetry (not sure if that is... Read More

Commuting Hell!

It's dark, it's cold, its' just six thirty,thoughts of sleep... Read More

Grandpas House & From Iraq with Love [Two Poems]

Grandpa's House [The ole Real House]The house needed painting Sun-blistered... Read More

Three Poems (While in Transition/English and Spanish)

Here are three more poems by the author, Dennis Siluk,... Read More

Tsunami -a Poem Dedicated To Help Aid and Awareness and Encourage Future Harmony. Make Peace Not War

Real Power.One Tsunami, and all our armies, Seem belittled by... Read More

For My Mother

I cannot bear to think of when you will be... Read More

I Saw the Universe

I can see the cerulean blue of the skiesOr the... Read More

A Different Place...

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

Ive Learned

You cannot make someone love you. All you can do... Read More

A Hundred and Fifty Dead [Korean War--l952]

There I sat, ninety-five degree weatherOutside; the bookstore caf, was... Read More