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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.

Read Poetry: Sheepscape, by Dan Brook

alone in the verdant field she munches the grass though there’s no satisfaction there remembering her last love even the fresh grass and buttercups of this warm Spring morning taste bland, empty, meaningless why eat to stay alive when life … Continue reading

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Read Poem by David P. Carroll

She’s Beautiful. As I’m looking into You bright eyes, Suddenly I’m in love…. With a beautiful woman From above, As I close my eyes, And count to three, I see us forever in love… It’s our future I see, So … Continue reading

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Read Poem: WHY I WORRY ABOUT MY UNBORN CHILD, by Roxana Cazan

Because the Oklahoma sky also stretches Stippled with wind-bruised stars. Because a Pakistani-American doctor came in shuffling paperwork and ultrasounds. Because the ocean dipped as bodies were being pulled out of water. Because I wake to feel you squirming, like … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Who is to be Blamed?, by Robert Hillary

Right from conception, I sensed my destination is in a nation filled with corruption Where leaders eat the cake of the nation Leaving the masses in destitution Am I to be blamed I was birthed into this nation with no … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Mindful, by Gordon Blitz

Sitting on a 55-year-old padded wood chair Trying to keep my spine in line Wiping free random thoughts to focus On my spiritual breathing Drawing a path to a secret place The dark deserted cave barely lit Stomping through muddy … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Confluence of Influence, by Rachel O.

Confluence of Influence A Legacy of Supremacy Venue of Violence Or Actions of Silence? Noxious Wars of Attrition… That they call The American Condition.…Now it’s Called “An Active Shooter Positions”  Our Veils of Contrition…. These Deliberate, Malignant, Fruitless Human Cognitions…. A Visual Wontoned Hemorrhaging of Our Youths, A Mass, Crass, Strife, A … Continue reading

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Read Poem: My Seraph in Disguise, by Tyler R. Martin

from Bourboncigarettesandsyllables.com A beauty thought reserved only for nature, Somehow now resides within your eyes, How can such magic be earthly normal, Is it real, or just some clever guise? I wonder, are you a true mortal woman Or a … Continue reading

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