Category Archives: new poetry

Read Poem: Mannaz, by Lawrence Mathebula

Your only days, and nights to live, On earth thy heart to theirs, you may give Love to all earthly creatures; From brothers to thy sisters, Too they sooner should return; It’s one cycle changing, turns With time and days, … Continue reading

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Read Poem: UNDER ONE BIG SKY!, by La Gina O. Gross

My sky is cloudy filled with nebulous clouds and ominous linings threatening to destroy any light! Under my sky, I see the homeless … digging, searching, clawing for filthy pennies, dimes and nickels in sidewalks, alleyways, graveled streets and in … Continue reading

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Read Poem: FEELINGS ARE NOT THE ENEMY, by Chisala Kataya

I came across lost paper, the waters washed it ashore. The letters on it a fervent thing, I could hear the whispers, in my ear I know they witnessed me feel. The shaken boys screams inside me aloud. Say see … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: NIBBLES, by Sebastian Hales

Performed by Norma Dunphy

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Read Poetry: Sestina: THE DANGERS OF THEY, by Steven Fortune

Now I’m cornering the refuge of a definition; algorithms made a rat of me, I’m guilty by association. What’s an era, what’s a generation, when the stats are kept so tight? Where’s attrition when the compass swindles sight? Who appoints … Continue reading

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Read the TOP POEMS from APRIL 2019

Read Poem: Anger………….., by Janet E. Blackwood https://festivalforpoetry.com/2019/04/01/read-poem-anger-by-janet-e-blackwood/ Read Poem: SLEEP MY FRIEND, by Kat Lehmkuhl https://festivalforpoetry.com/2019/03/31/read-poem-sleep-my-friend-by-kat-lehmkuhl/ Read Poem: I FELL IN LOVE WITH COLORS ONCE, by Kristen Corbisiero https://festivalforpoetry.com/2019/03/31/read-poem-i-fell-in-love-with-colors-once-by-kristen-corbisiero/ Read Poem: Inna Bflat, by Sharon M. Musgrave https://festivalforpoetry.com/2019/03/29/read-poem-inna-bflat-by-sharon-m-musgrave/ Read … Continue reading

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Read Poem: Anger………….., by Janet E. Blackwood

Consuming rage, piercing arrow, internal fire emerging pain Wasted lifetime experience offering no gain Unexpressed festering rumblings replayed constantly inside Questions left unanswered swelling anxiety over time Unresolved fermenting cancer, ravaged spirit, torn soul Screaming matches inside belied by calm … Continue reading

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