Category Archives: Poetry Festival

96 written for today – Poetry Reading by Dora Marii

Performed by Geoff Mays  

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Poetry Reading: Encounter in Santa Chiara by LindaAnn Lo Schiavo

Performed by Val Cole POETRY 7 questions: What is the theme of your poem? The theme is temptation. What motivated you to write this poem? I was writing a suite of poems set in Italy, which included some on Italian … Continue reading

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Part 1: Read the best of FAMILY Poetry

Submit to the FAMILY Poetry Contest. Get your Family Poem made into a movie. CLICK the link and read the best of FAMILY Poetry from around the world. THE GOSSIPING TREE, by Darren Finlinson https://festivalforpoetry.com/2016/04/29/the-gossiping-tree-poetry-by-darren-finlinson/ FAMILY DESTRUCTION, by Barbara Hunt … Continue reading

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Paralysis – Poetry Reading by Mara Prose

Poetry performed by Geoff Mays Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? The theme of my poem is inspiration during difficult times. What motivated you to write this poem? I am always second guessing and … Continue reading

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Darking Poetry Reading: my dear ghost by Kristen Corbisiero

Poetry performed by Geoff Mays Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? The theme of this poem is the past and the many ways it can creep back up on us, mainly when we least … Continue reading

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Dark Poetry Reading: The Waiting Room by Richard Rensberry

Poetry performed by Geoff Mays Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? The theme is media propaganda and prejudice. What motivated you to write this poem? We live in dark times. I was sitting in … Continue reading

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Grandma, Poetry by Emily Sneed

  Genre: Family, Funeral, Death   One more year, one more day, I wish I had one more chance to tell her the things I couldn’t say. All the memories, all the laughs, Now your life is remembered with photographs. … Continue reading

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