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:


Hartford Courant

Local Literary Events: Sunken Garden Poetry Festival And More
Hartford Courant
The Hill-Stead Museum, 35 Mountain Road, Farmington will present its second Sunday afternoon Sunken Garden Poetry Festival program on Sunday, Aug. 9. "Outspoken: Celebration Of Asian Poetry" will feature poets Li-Young Lee, who has won many ...

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MassLive.com

WordXWord free poetry and storytelling festival coming to Pittsfield from ...
MassLive.com
The week's 18 events include workshops for teens, walking poetry tours, open mics, and two slam competitions, one for stories and one for poetry. This year's guest hosts include Robbie Q Telfer and Franny Choi. Featured poets are Phil Kaye, Fatimah ...


Longmont poetry group releases anthology
Longmont Times-Call
Now, the poets have come together to self-publish an anthology of their work, titled "The Poetry Jam Sessions." The collection features 12 local poets and over 50 poems. All of the poets except two are Longmont residents — the other two are from Boulder.


The Guardian

This children's poetry collection put a match to my imagination
The Guardian
It's a collection of poems, but to me back then who'd never heard of poetry, it was a storybook, hectic and cacophonous and bulging with ideas and observations that could set a six-year-old's head on fire. “In winter I get up at night and dress by ...


A little summer madness: A sampling of poetry and music
Delco News Network
On Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at 7 p.m., the Mad Poets Society will present a special evening of poetry and music, “A Little Summer Madness: A Sampling of Poetry & Music,” featuring the poetry writing group, 34th Street Poets and musician Steve Paskiet.


Poetry: Kevin Murphy, Matthew Brouwer perform Aug. 5 in park
The Bellingham Herald
Kevin Murphy and Matthew Brouwer share their original poetry, accompanied by guitar, drum, saxophone and wind chimes, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, at Maritime Heritage Park, Holly Street and Central Avenue. Both Bellingham poets perform regularly in ...


PerezHilton.com

Celebrity Poetry Slam: Iggy Azalea!
PerezHilton.com
She may be accused of not writing her own raps, but Iggy Azalea definitely wrote this poem - allegedly! Ya dig?? Check out more #PerezToons at http://PerezHilton.com/PerezToons. Tags: celebrity poetry slam, exclusives!, iggy azalea, music minute, perez ...

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Clarence Valley Daily Examiner

Poetry Slam inspires Grafton students to get wordy
Clarence Valley Daily Examiner
AN AUSTRALIAN poetry champion has lit the spark of poetic inspiration for South Grafton High School students. This week the 2014 Australian champion of Slam Poetry, Zohab Zee Khan, spent a day working with groups of students, looking to "inspire the ...


wreg.com

Drop the Mic poetry competition honors legacy of voting rights activists
wreg.com
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which prohibits racial discrimination at the polls. The National Civil Rights Museum is hosting a poetry slam this month to honor the legacy of those who fought and died for the ...


The Guardian

The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry review – the importance of rhyme and reason
The Guardian
Although the chronological arc is shorter than that of the granddaddy anthology, Dimitri Obolensky's The Penguin Book of Russian Verse (1965), which included medieval oral poetry and a pair of important 18th-century literary writers, Lomonosov and ...

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Since Youve Been Gone...

My life has changedin so so many waysIt seems to... Read More

Five Poems

Poems have different cores, or so I believe, and can... Read More

Im Sorry Mom! A Mothers Day Poem

Mother's Day Poetry,I'm Sorry Mom!I'm sorry for the troubles ... Read More

Arizona Blue--Gunfighter: The Wolves Nest [Chapter One of Seven: The North]

[Episode Five]Arizona Blue-GunfighterThe Wolves Nest-in the North[Episode Five]Northern Minnesota Area?Winter... Read More

The Game of Life

When your life becomes unbearable And the light of... Read More

RISK

Do not be afraid to shine. This world needs what... Read More

Testimony to the Night [In English and Spanish]

In the quiet of the arctic night- In its deep... Read More

Three Poems: Phantom of the Rocks; Lady from Lima & Bell Ringer of de Copan

Phantom of the Rocks[Huancayo, Peru]Night falls deepUpon the traveler!Low, over... Read More

Eds Poem

Ed Gallagher Dec. 11, 1907 - Sept. 5, 2004This poem... Read More

Three Poems (While in Transition/English and Spanish)

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

House of the Goblin [Part Two of Three/with notes]

House of the Goblin [Part Two of Three]Here is where,... Read More

Tale of the: Old Hunter and the Golden Hare [In SPANISH and English now]

There once lived an old man and his goodwife On... Read More

The Ballad of: Brawling Mad-dog Sergeant Rook [Now in: SPANISH and English]

English VersionA bunch of us guys in the hutIn ?Nam... Read More

Two Poems Written During Recovery

Since my wife and I are moving, or preparing to... Read More

I Saw the Universe

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

Joined

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

Superman

So many looked to you for inspiration,Unlikely hero for the... Read More

The Dead God of Copan (in English and Spanish)

English VersionAnd the Death God said: "Let it rise to... Read More

Burning Autumn Leaves [a poem in Spanish and English]

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

Stone Beds [A Poem and an Advance]

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

Wars, Air of Ambiguity [for: Lt. Laura Walker] in SPANISH and English

Wars, air of AmbiguityDedicated to 1st. Lt. Laura Walker (From... Read More

Give Me a Lily Pad & The Continuum [two Poems]

What can I do to keep this world in its... Read More

Contract of Death [Now: in SPANISH and English]

Contract of DeathI heard today, the preacher say: "Daniel has... Read More

Barriers

There are many times I set up barriers and walls,... Read More