Monthly Archives: April 2017

Poem: Innerpeace by Anthony Yandell

Genre: Self, Society   Once waiting. No longer. Her heart had grown stronger. Her mind was confused from those who had wronged her. As time passed on, she felt the warm fire. An itching and burning. Intense with desire. Her … Continue reading

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Poem: My Panic Life, by Amanda Beyer

Genre: Mental Disorder   I am trapped in an eternity of all consuming nothingness silently praying it is a nightmare from which I will soon awake. What is this, anyway? This life? We wake, we cry, we love, we sleep…but … Continue reading

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Poem: In the Stars, by Marcus G. Taylor

 Genre: Love, Inspirational  We talked through the night with our hot cocoa on the coffee table She said, can I tell you about this crazy dream I had, if I’m able I said, by all means, share with me your … Continue reading

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Poetry: The Light Shines Brightest In the Dark By Shenita Etwaroo

Genre: Rhyme, Life  I know the tear soaked pillow all too well. My heart hurts for your despair. I’ve worn shoes much like yours before. It hasn’t been that long since I’ve been there. The feelings of helplessness, suffering and … Continue reading

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Poetry: THE BALLAD OF JOHNNY RAY SIXPACK by John Ervin

Genre: Rhyme, Political   inspired by the John Ervin screenplay “The Look of Hate” available for free download at https://filmfreeway.com/project/904563 This here’s the ballad of Johnny Ray Sixpack He’s gonna teach the world the meanin’ of payback With his Trooper … Continue reading

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Poetry: Where Roses Grow by Zainab F. Raza

 Genre: Relationship, Love, Hope   The buzzing fluorescents flick on, and my door is locked. I do feel less vulnerable, and it’s mostly because I’m alone, I’m not with ones that are on the other side of this door, mostly … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: New Recordings Uploaded to Recorded Poetry and Literature Archive (Library of Congress)

Originally posted on ResearchBuzz: Firehose:
Library of Congress: National Poetry Month: New Recordings Uploaded to Recorded Poetry and Literature Archive. “In honor of National Poetry Month, the center has digitized and uploaded 50 new recordings to its online Archive of…

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