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About poetryfest

Submit your Poetry to the Festival. Three Options: 1) To post. 2) To have performed by an actor 3) To be made into a film.

Poetry Reading: Im Zweifel zur Wahrheit, by Erich Ruhl Bady

Performed by Carina Cojeen POETRY 7 questions: 1) What is the theme of your poem? We can be sure on our way to truth if we allow (ourselves) to doubt. We need to doubt. 2) What motivated you to write … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: A WIDOW’S STORY, by Terita Buchanan Moore

Performed by Carina Cojeen Get to know the writer:  1) What is the theme of your poem? The theme of my poem is how I overcame the tragic loss of my husband. Triumph after an unexpected tragedy. 2) What motivated … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: Feminism or Chauvinism? by Kinjal Jain

All hanging, dancing, hopping at the border line feminism or chauvinism? Your opinion needs to have a spine! Does hating brings equality Or was #metoo only one gender in totality? Does addressing a girl as a “son” changes anything Or is … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: THE FISHERMAN, by Robin McNamara

The sea swelled and splashed Against the hull of the boat With its green net mountain Disappearing into foaming waters The fisherman’s hope and security An old sea dog salted And weather beaten from a Lifetimes toil upon the waters … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: RUDIMENTS OF BROKEN MUSIC, by Olabisi Abiodun Akinwale

To write a dirge Is to burn without a touch of fire . A raven perched on my window last night -it came with a song, named after your brothers -and with echoes of maiden’s voices from sambisa – it … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: THE BANYAN CITY, by Vihang A. Naik

Poetry performed by Laura Kyswaty

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Read Poetry: how we unfold love from the moon, by Nosakhare Collins

Lover….. This is how to unfold love from the moon; you seat close-by in your crux divan watching your mouth and hands sleek into praise into momentum desire that has blossom into revelry you look up sky as the stars … Continue reading

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