Wednesday, February 29, 2012
- Examine current events and things happening in the news
- Consider the vacation or holidays to come, or just write a poem about your favorite holiday
- Write it for someone you know, this could be a loved one, a good friend, someone from your past or simply someone you’ve met before
- write a poem for / about a stranger, write a poem for Bill Gates and Lance Armstrong. What do you say about George Washington?
- Read other poems to help you find inspiration
- Use rapid writing or poetry writing fast
- Look past poems you’ve written
- Join a group of writers of poetry or forum
Monday, December 19, 2011
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Monday, November 28, 2011
"These writers bring great experiences, styles and different ways of looking at things," Walton said.
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Wednesday, November 9, 2011
He was also honored in 2008 with the Federico Garcia Lorca International Poetry Prize.
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Tuesday, July 26, 2011
A Fresh Perspective by Sara Coslett
This is just another healthy distraction,
From my life of dissatisfaction.
My nights are filled with books and lectures,
In a world mired in conjectures.
I’m on my way to a degree
Attached to it is a hefty fee.
It’s a thirty-year plan
And yet it feels as though time just began. Click here to read in detail.
A Retired Teacher’s Dream by John Michael Domino
There is a yearning that I have deep inside.
It’s simply to teach others; I’ve got nothing to hide.
You don’t have to buy my program or hire me full-time.
In some situations, I don’t want a dime.
But if I can change a child’s life and make things like new.
There is almost nothing that I would not do.
But I know schools are competitive and many others want jobs.
Some need a career and feel threatened, others act like snobs. Click here to read in detail.
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I am the Delta Queen,
I have been on my own, since I was sixteen.
I sell my body, just to survive,
As one man leaves my room, another arrives.
Oh Please don't ask me why I'm here,
I am just another fallen woman, that a wife fears.
What she refuses to give her man,
For money I will and so can.
Many a man has laid upon my ivory, rose scented breasts,
While I soothe his mind and grant him happiness.
I stroke male egos and other parts,
But when his time is up, I want him to depart. Click here to read in detail.
A Dividing Wall by Abdi-Noor Haji Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope)
I see an invisible psychological wall
Separating hearts of love in a family
As the young integrate with the Swedish
sending new roots in their new environs Click here to read in detail.
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Tuesday, July 19, 2011
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