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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 MOVIE: The Bombing of Tabriz, by Mary Freericks

Narration by Val Cole Visual Design and Editor: Kimberly Villarruel Produced by Matthew Toffolo Advertisements

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Read Poem: A Day in the Lake District, by Jacqueline Mead

With my husband by my side, I sit and reflect Upon my image in the stream At wonder in the changes of my being The weather warm but windy, with oft a gentle spray of rain I feel lively, lightness … Continue reading

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Read Poem: HeartBeat2019, by Lawrence Mathebula.

Still lifting, toiling ever a sound beating Awake you’re on, even when I am sleeping Tonight in darkness, still in the light I awake For all the breath’s full and half intake Of sips and sighs a spell, ‘Gainst death … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Piconni The Give Out Lover, by Rachel Kabura

Sending out thy truest love Without a chance to bear I shall reap what I sow Affirmed were your decisions Living proof of your deserter Your gun pointed to my heart My last words on your mouth For I am … Continue reading

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Read Poem: ENOUGH, by Mirain

Let’s talk about the Swedish teen Who’s been making headlines, Appearing on screens With Red Light warnings About global warming And the indifference of the masses. Greta Thunberg – With the might of an iceberg She stands. She’s stood alone … Continue reading

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Read Poem: The Artist, by Latonia Sears

The whisper of sweet nothings in your ear projecting love in the background feeling something familiar inside The vibrations you feel with every beat followed by the distant and vague strokes you hear from the amplification of it all Turning … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Mortal Love, by Jayanta Biswas

#love #relationship #friendship #pain #philosophy #spirituality I could never think In my remotest thoughts That we would turn up like this. The sweetness of friendship And the fragrance it promised All the smooth rides Would be interspersed with Hiccups in … Continue reading

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