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TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN – Poetry Reading by Derek Stephen McPhail

Performed by Val Cole POETRY 7 questions: What is the theme of your poem? Anguish caused by the perception of separation from the promise of abundance. What motivated you to write this poem? Compassion for the unnecessary suffering in the … Continue reading

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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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Ordinary Time – Poetry Reading by Robert Drusetta

Performed by Val Cole POETRY 7 questions: What is the theme of your poem? A worker’s perspective on their ordinary, non motivating job What motivated you to write this poem? My observation of staff at work. How long have you … Continue reading

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Futurist I am – Poetry Reading by Stephen Karnaghan

Performed by Val Cole POETRY 7 questions: What is the theme of your poem? Even though there are many problems, if the majority of the world’s population is focused, the future looks bright. What motivated you to write this poem? … Continue reading

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Part 2: 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. GRANDMA, by Emily Sneed https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/02/23/grandma-poetry-by-emily-sneed/ WHAT IF, by Cindi Walton https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/01/30/what-if-poetry-by-cindi-walton/ WHEN … 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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