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Poetry Reading: ON THE WATER by Tammi Croteau

Poetry performed by Amaka Umeh POETRY 7 questions: What is the theme of your poem? The theme is growing up and letting go – a father’s desire for his son to become a strong man (even when he’s not quite … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: FIVE by Tammi Croteau

Poetry performed by Amaka Umeh POETRY 7 questions: What is the theme of your poem? The theme is growing up and letting go – a father’s desire for his son to become a strong man (even when he’s not quite … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: THE ALMOST HOLY QUATERNITY by Gloria D Gonsalves

Performed by Amaka Umeh POETRY 7 questions: What is the theme of your poem? Family, Memories What motivated you to write this poem? This poem was written in 2016 during NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo. The prompt was to write a poem that takes … Continue reading

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Poem: Diaper Bag, by Kimmy Alan

Genre: Life, Family Diaper malfunction  Unexpected burp-up  Your dress shirt becomes  An emergency handkerchief    Face it bud!  You’re a milk sponge  A human highchair tray  An absorbent nap mattress    How many more reasons are required before you realize diaper bag essentials include an extra shirt?    Inspired by the all too common event.    * * * * * Deadline: FREE POETRY Festival – Get your poem made into a MOVIE and seen by 1000s. Three options … Continue reading

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Poem: In the Stars, by Marcus G. Taylor

 Genre: Love, Inspirational  We talked through the night with our hot cocoa on the coffee table She said, can I tell you about this crazy dream I had, if I’m able I said, by all means, share with me your … Continue reading

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Poetry: Where Roses Grow by Zainab F. Raza

 Genre: Relationship, Love, Hope   The buzzing fluorescents flick on, and my door is locked. I do feel less vulnerable, and it’s mostly because I’m alone, I’m not with ones that are on the other side of this door, mostly … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: New Recordings Uploaded to Recorded Poetry and Literature Archive (Library of Congress)

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Library of Congress: National Poetry Month: New Recordings Uploaded to Recorded Poetry and Literature Archive. “In honor of National Poetry Month, the center has digitized and uploaded 50 new recordings to its online Archive of…

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