Category Archives: 2017 Poetry

Watch the NOVEMBER 2017 Poetry Readings

Poetry Readings performed by Val Cole & Carina Cojeen The Bane of Whitechapel – Poetry Reading by Lee A Forman Maybe, There Is Still Hope – Poetry Reading by Melissa R. Mendelson INDIAN SUMMER – Poetry Reading by Vihang A … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: NOISY SILENCE, by Ram Krishna Singh

Genre: Redemption NOISY SILENCE unemptied the cup of remorse– begging bowl before the dumb deity years of noisy silence –Ram Krishna Singh

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Read Poetry: HALFWAY TO SOMEWHERE I DONT WANT TO GO, by Number 43

Genre: Travel (England) Missed connection an hour to wait Walk a circular mile No beer house in sight Minutes take hours Another cigarette Red diesel fumes Sickly sweet perfume Chopped ham and liver Grantham

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Read Poetry: Image of a Rustic Girl, by Aju Mukhopadhyay

Who could bring dry wood from the wood once the rain would start? For fear of getting them on her head drenched the wench ran under the darkest clouds overhead gnashing their teeth sounding like fart threatening her safe journey … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: PEACE BE STILL, by Ngozi Osuoha

peace, why drag supremacy And fight for superiority? Why crush silence And break thine sheath, That we remain at war? You waylay unity And make skulls, your crown You ambush growth And arrest development, Peace, why hate thyself When you … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: Date Nights, by Jei Nacalaban JP

I have a friend named Aaron. He told me that, To be able to find the one, I need to look at other people. Ridiculously loyal as I am, I refused to do that. Hard as I try, Nobody can … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: Conquer The Fear, by Grace Mavodza

Face to face, No, face my mind. Looking within The dark abyss. There she lurks My other half. Her eyes glow red. A piercing hue, That burns right through my inner core. As she glides across my mind with ease … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: Young Heart, by Hala Emad 

genre: Romance, Sad   The Bonbon He took it with him with all the candies Someone has to tell him, because The bonbon is what this little girl owns And whose her shadow only belongs To his shadow, as the … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: “Sleep No More”, by Kim Michelle Ross

Sleep evermore my love, Your betraying lies, Unhinged and broke my heart. It was the blackest day, At the brightest hour, When my love finally soured. Your despairing pleas, Failed to sway my forgiveness. Bang, went the gun, it had … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: OUCH!, by Andrianne Philippou

Ouch…!     This comes as no surprise, you see  I always felt this had to be.  There is a certain path you know,  a way to learn, a way to grow.  For here the road is split in two,  one track for me, and one for you.    So as I walk, my steps unsure,  I stumble slightly, sometimes fall.  And as I struggle hard to stand  and carry on without your hand,  I realise that I’m doing fine.  Horizons beckon, the sun still shines.  The rainbow hasn’t lost its colour,  and so what if the poppy’s pallor  needs a little extra spark, to stir the   meadow or the park?    I know that I will find my way  (despite the tears that make me stray),  by daring to believe my dream;   the trickle of a mountain stream  that flows, cascading to the sea  and finds release, as so will we…    I’m holding on to all that’s real;   the way you laugh, the way you feel,  the way we share a thought, our passion,  a sense that this is beyond fashion.  For how else can you touch me quite,   and know my soul, and fit so right?    For me, this journey holds no fear.  So please, unlock your heart, my dear…       © Andrianne Philippou –  26th April 2008   … Continue reading

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