Monthly Archives: May 2017

Poetry Reading: THE BALLAD OF JOHNNY RAY SIXPACK, by John Ervin

Performed by Val Cole Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? The all-encompassing ignorance and intolerance of anyone who voted for President Trump. What motivated you to write this poem? The main character, Johnny Ray … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: The Great Willow, by Kourtney D. Cooper

Performed by Val Cole Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? The theme of my poem addresses sorrow and the consequences one’s sorrows can beget on surrounding people, places and things. We tend to, as … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: JUNIOR (IN MEMORY OF), by James R Adams II

Performed by Becky Shrimpton Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? Initial reaction to unexpected tragedy and loss What motivated you to write this poem? Self-healing and processing/honoring a murdered friend who was in the … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: The Fourth Month, by Gloria D. Gonsalves

Performed by Val Cole Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? The poem has two themes: nature and humour. What motivated you to write this poem? This poem was written in 2016 during NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo. The … Continue reading

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INSPIRATION/MOTIVATION Poetry Contest (Winner gets poem made into film)

Deadline May 31st. Submit a poem that is INSPIRATIONAL or MOTIVATIONAL and get it made into a movie.  Accepting any poetry in any genre or length that is INSPIRATIONAL or MOTIVATIONAL in any way. All poems will be posted on this network. … Continue reading

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Read the best of MOTIVATIONAL/INSPIRATIONAL Poetry – Part 5

CLICK the link and read the best of poetry IN THE STARS, by Marcus G. Taylor https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/04/22/poem-in-the-stars-by-marcus-g-taylor/ SEDONA NOON, by Cliff Smith https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/02/23/sedona-noon-poetry-by-cliff-smith/ THE RESTORATION OF A BROKEN LADY https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/02/23/the-restoration-of-a-broken-lady-poetry-by/ GONE, by Minusthecynic https://festivalforpoetry.com/2016/12/29/gone-poetry-by-minusthecynic/ LITTLE GIRL LOST, Patricia Poulos https://festivalforpoetry.com/2016/12/29/little-girl-lost-poetry-by-patricia-poulos/Continue reading

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Read the best of MOTIVATIONAL/INSPIRATIONAL Poetry – Part 4

CLICK the link and read the best of poetry THEN YOU WAKE UP, Donna J. Loewen Then you wake up, Poetry by Donna J. Loewen A REMARKABLE TALE FROM THE LAND OF PODD, Ed Newman https://festivalforpoetry.com/2016/06/22/a-remarkable-tale-from-the-land-of-podd-poetry-by-ed-newman/ HIJO PRODIGO DE LA DESGRACIA, … Continue reading

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Read the best of MOTIVATIONAL/INSPIRATIONAL Poetry – Part 3

CLICK the link and read the best of poetry C POEM, Natalie Henderson https://festivalforpoetry.com/2016/03/13/c-poem-by-natalie-henderson/ MY COMPASS, Esmeralda Hernandez https://festivalforpoetry.com/2016/02/23/my-compass-poetry-by-esmeralda-hernandez/ BE THE LIGHT, Yusef Vance https://festivalforpoetry.com/2016/02/22/be-the-light-poetry-by-yusef-vance/ OCEANS BOTTOM, Antonia Giordano https://festivalforpoetry.com/2016/02/19/oceans-bottom-poetry-by-antonia-giordano/ HE AND SHE, Chirayu https://festivalforpoetry.com/2016/02/08/he-and-she-poetry-by-chirayu/ DON’T, Spyridoula Antoniou https://festivalforpoetry.com/2016/01/30/dont-poetry-by-eirini-spyridoula-antoniou/ ALONE, … Continue reading

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Read the best of MOTIVATIONAL/INSPIRATIONAL Poetry – Part 2

CLICK the link and read the best of poetry AFTER SUNSET, Javane Stewart After Sunset, Poetry by Javane Stewart BARBIE, Hlox Da Rebel Barbie, Poetry by Hlox Da Rebel ONLY UNTIL BOREDOM STRIKES, Rayanne Banaga Only Until Boredom Strikes, Poetry by Rayanne Banaga … Continue reading

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Read the best of MOTIVATIONAL/INSPIRATIONAL Poetry – Part 1

CLICK the link and read the best of poetry  BE LEAF, Azeem Be Leaf, Poetry by The Poet Azeem DEATH TO THE POET, Majezty Carlos Navarro DEATH TO THE POET, Poetry by Majezty Carlos Navarro INSPIRING SONG TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE, Katarine … Continue reading

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