Category Archives: Poetry Festival

Watch the June 2017 Poetry Readings

Performed by Elizabeth Rose Morriss Poetry Reading: WORDS by Lawrence Klein Poetry Reading: ROGUE WAVE by Joanne Van Leerdam Poetry Reading: RISE AND BE ONE WITH THE SHINE by Gloria D. Gonsalves Poetry Reading: Heaven Cried Too by Ty Davis … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: Heaven Cried Too by Ty Davis

Poem performed by Elizabeth Rose Morriss Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? The theme of the poem is family/emotional. What motivated you to write this poem? The passing of my Grandmother in 2015. She … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: CONGO, CONGO by Miroslav Atanasov

Poem performed by Elizabeth Rose Morriss Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? The Congo Free State crimes and the continual suffering of the Congo people. What motivated you to write this poem? I’ve passionately … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: RISE AND BE ONE WITH THE SHINE by Gloria D. Gonsalves

¬†Poem performed by Elizabeth Rose Morriss Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? Inspiration, motivation, courage and mindfulness. What motivated you to write this poem? I wrote what I felt would encourage anyone experiencing dark … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: WORDS by Lawrence Klein

Poem performed by Elizabeth Rose Morriss Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? Empowering individuals to take control of themselves, to accomplish their goals. We all have that power, but unlike the simplest toy or … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: Never give up, by Awodirepo Olabayo

When Ink fails the writer The ballpoint refuses to roll. When the sheet isn’t looking better, And some words are missing on the scroll, Oh! How unfortunate are the readers! When the motivational speaker runs out of words Air refuses … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: The Others, by Amanda Beyer

¬†There are people with purpose. People who know what they are supposed to do. They have dreams, they gave goals to achieve. There are lazy people. People with no dreams. People who just get by…..and then there are others. Others … Continue reading

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