Monthly Archives: April 2017

Poetry Reading: DREAM by Mary Freericks

Performed by Omaka Umeh 7 questions: What is the theme of your poem? The theme of my poem is regaining youth. What motivated you to write this poem? Sleeping in my granddaughter’s bed. How long have you been writing poetry? … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: ON THE WATER by Tammi Croteau

Poetry performed by Amaka Umeh POETRY 7 questions: What is the theme of your poem? The theme is growing up and letting go – a father’s desire for his son to become a strong man (even when he’s not quite … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: FIVE by Tammi Croteau

Poetry performed by Amaka Umeh POETRY 7 questions: What is the theme of your poem? The theme is growing up and letting go – a father’s desire for his son to become a strong man (even when he’s not quite … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: Plica, by Ewan Lawrie

Performed by Amaka Umeh POETRY 7 questions: What is the theme of your poem? The theme of the poem is fear of the unknown other and how fairy tales and folklore attempt make sense of all the inexplicable things like … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: The Second Cup by Michael Westcombe

Performed by Amaka Umeh POETRY 7 questions: What is the theme of your poem? the relationship between husband and wife, within the family What motivated you to write this poem? I found the image, and the structure, to express my … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: What is Love, by Colin Guest

Performed by Amaka Umeh POETRY 7 questions: What is the theme of your poem? Love. What motivated you to write this poem? My strong feelings of love for my wife. How long have you been writing poetry? I started writing … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: THE ALMOST HOLY QUATERNITY by Gloria D Gonsalves

Performed by Amaka Umeh POETRY 7 questions: What is the theme of your poem? Family, Memories What motivated you to write this poem? This poem was written in 2016 during NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo. The prompt was to write a poem that takes … Continue reading

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