Category Archives: 2017 Poetry

Poetry Reading: ON THE WATER by Tammi Croteau

Poetry performed by Amaka Umeh POETRY 7 questions: What is the theme of your poem? The theme is growing up and letting go – a father’s desire for his son to become a strong man (even when he’s not quite … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: FIVE by Tammi Croteau

Poetry performed by Amaka Umeh POETRY 7 questions: What is the theme of your poem? The theme is growing up and letting go – a father’s desire for his son to become a strong man (even when he’s not quite … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: THE ALMOST HOLY QUATERNITY by Gloria D Gonsalves

Performed by Amaka Umeh POETRY 7 questions: What is the theme of your poem? Family, Memories What motivated you to write this poem? This poem was written in 2016 during NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo. The prompt was to write a poem that takes … Continue reading

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Poem: Diaper Bag, by Kimmy Alan

Genre: Life, Family Diaper malfunction  Unexpected burp-up  Your dress shirt becomes  An emergency handkerchief    Face it bud!  You’re a milk sponge  A human highchair tray  An absorbent nap mattress    How many more reasons are required before you realize diaper bag essentials include an extra shirt?    Inspired by the all too common event.    * * * * * Deadline: FREE POETRY Festival – Get your poem made into a MOVIE and seen by 1000s. Three options … Continue reading

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Poem: Loved Dark and Wasn’t Sad, by Tanvi Sareen

Genre: Abstract, Love I live in the darkest apartment of the city under the bridge. This is not a love poem. It does not have hidden meanings. It has a story of the happiest man I know. I am certain … Continue reading

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Poem: JUST A PIECE, by Nittystan

Genre:  Life, My love for poetry hasn’t been a smooth journey, with setbacks on the first mile ,heartbreaks down the bridge, breakups on the high bumps and makeups on the sight of the green light signaling a way forward , … Continue reading

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Poem: The Cycle, by Cheron Turnley

Genre: Philosophical/Life, Rhyme  I came. I saw. I laughed. I cried. I lived. I died. I pondered the why’s. Then I had an inkling. Cycle reprised.     * * * * * Deadline: FREE POETRY Festival – Get your poem … Continue reading

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