Monthly Archives: October 2019

Read Poem: Do Not Always, by Matildas Waltz

We could spill it all out In a good read about How there ever came to be Up in the sky . . . …a poetry tree, That never burns down And in its branches abounds The phoenix whose sounds … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Paranoia, I seek help, by Vyom Desai

I suffer from chronic personality disorder Also called emotional dysregulation disorder, where I suffer from mood swings and behavioral changes, just like abruptly changing seasons, winter to monsoon, monsoon to summer, not following the regular order. order to keep track … Continue reading

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Read Poem: All Hallows Eve Fun, by Jackie Mead

On the darkest night of the year. I was alone at home, quivering with fear. I started remembering the year before; I had a fright. Just as the day was fading to night. I recounted the encounter which gave me … Continue reading

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Read Poem: BREATHING EXERCISES, by G.R. Melvin

She won’t roll away & not watch me. Y’see, I won’t seem to take another… When I dream (or wake), To take another breath before The scene fades, before Lights go up, Then down to more of a zoom. She … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: DAUGHTER OF THE DUST, by Fadrian Bartley

Performed by Val Cole — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Ryan Haines, John Johnson Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy Camera Operators: Ryan Haines, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: He Looks Human To Me, by Elly Paul A. Tomas

Performed by Val Cole — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Ryan Haines, John Johnson Festival Directors: Rachel Elder, Natasha Levy Camera Operators: Ryan Haines, Temitope Akinterinwa, Efren Zapata, … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Letter to an Indifferent, by Noman Teserak

Genre: Life Website: https://ajosephpoetry.wordpress.com/ Muse, dear muse Faintly, I still hear you crying, now laughing with Charon You are gone, yes You’ve let me go Now you can breathe freely Dear muse Do our dreams go on endlessly ? Could … Continue reading

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Read Poem: ART OF WORSHIP, by Adekunle Adewunmi

I will stand upon my watch And set myself upon the tower To listen to; The pangs of richness I long to eat and Smell of His fragrance I long to savour. I’ll pour forward waters of obeisance Sending fresh … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: GENERATION, by A. Brown

Performed by Carina Cojeen Generation, by A. Brown To have Strength to persevere in a time filled with: peer pressure, envy and hate, is a modern-day miracle. I’ve come to realise, that the greater the blessing, the greater the obstacle. … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Gone, by Michele Fermanis-Winward

She sings her ancient song strives to keep its words alive despite the grief it brings to know she sings alone no other shares her tongue. She travels far from home no land where she belongs she is the last … Continue reading

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