Monthly Archives: May 2017

Watch the May 2017 Poetry Readings

Performed by Val Cole and Becky Shrimpton The Great Willow, by Kourtney D. Cooper The Fourth Month, by Gloria D. Gonsalves THE BALLAD OF JOHNNY RAY SIXPACK, by John Ervin King Cormac, by Inis L. Fal Disease S U, by … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: ROCK ON, MAMA by Tammi Croteau

Performed by Becky Shrimpton Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? Home Without Walls is about love without limits, the kind so strong that oceans and time zones can’t lessen it. It’s the story of … Continue reading

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Poetic Excerpt from BYWORD: A Nation Called out of Their Name, by Makabi

Performed by Becky Shrimpton Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? Taking ownership. What motivated you to write this poem? Honor of my Israelite heritage. How long have you been writing poetry? 7 years If … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: Let Your Soul Fly Free to Heaven, by Aurora Jean Alexander

Performed by Becky Shrimpton Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? You could call the theme of this poem “heartache”. What motivated you to write this poem? ‘Let Your Soul Fly Free to Heaven’ is … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: ROGUE WAVE, by Joanne Van Leerdam

Performed by Elizabeth Rose Morriss Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? The theme of ‘Rogue Wave’ is living with and surviving the challenges life throws at us. Everyone faces challenges that turn life over … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: HOME WITHOUT WALLS, by Tammi Croteau

Performed by Becky Shrimpton Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? Home Without Walls is about love without limits, the kind so strong that oceans and time zones can’t lessen it. It’s the story of … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: DEATH BOUTIQUE, by Lionel Walfish

Performed by Becky Shrimpton Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? Satirical look at a funeral home What motivated you to write this poem? Just a bit of fun with a few rhymes. How long … Continue reading

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