Tag Archives: poet

Thinking up castles, by Roxanne Arvizu

I can clean my room! There is so much to do! Like put away my skates I better tie my shoes! Sometimes on rainy days I hide under covers Pretending that its bed time Praying no one discovers! Me under … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Poetry, new poetry, poet, poetry, Poetry Festival, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

9/11 Attacks, by Janelle Barker

The day began like any other r The sun rose, scattering to work, Settling into their day, with a smirk. 8.46am thousands of lives, would change, North Twin Tower was hit by a plane, People thought, NO, that’s insane. News … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Poetry, new poetry, poet, poetry, Poetry Festival, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A CLUE, by Dushica Labovich

A CLUE When you learn to read without the letters, because hearts’s letter is written without them; You’ll learn to listen without superstition, you’ll understand the wisdom of the one who is silent. When you help those who did not … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Poetry, new poetry, poet, poetry, Poetry Festival, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , ,

Lyrics While on an Edible on the Plane Back From California, by Siena Facciolo

I’ll go to visit you In the green fields of my youth Your skin as soft as flowers That dot the hillside My mother she will hold Your hand until she knows That you will safely make it Through her … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Poetry, new poetry, poet, poetry, Poetry Festival, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Global Foe, by Abubakarr Momoh Sesay

Have you heard about it? Do you feel the pains and sorrows? Can we all die of this? Oh Corona! You came like a wildfire, quickly vanishing the unforgettable pains of Ebola You’re ruining lives through panic; Affecting the known … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Poetry, new poetry, poet, poetry, Poetry Festival, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

DEATH OF NOISE, by Shiela Denise Scott

You play music, Loudly, No respect for the silent type, You own the blocks peace, Thug life, selfishly You deal to the fiends, Turning corners at all times, Loudly they scream, Interrupting peace of mind, Gang life never resigns Prosperously … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Poetry, poetry, Poetry Festival, poetry genres, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Climax…, by Jo-Ann E

You’re yelling now. The veins in your neck Popping out as if they’re ready to attack me Right then and there. I sit on the bed as I watch you pace back and forth avoiding eye contact. Can’t help but … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Poetry, new poetry, poet, poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Cold-Turkey Cuts, by Saleda Abdul

I’m somehow paler now than I was through Winter And ghosting when I’d rather be out toasting, Even if it were still out frosting Nah b, but I might just be lying to me, Cuz time is teaching me what … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Poetry, new poetry, poet, poetry, Poetry Festival, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Ghost of You, by Lucia Irvine

Do you want to, Come over later? I hear myself say y e s. It tastes sour in my mouth, I didn’t like lemons until I met you. I recount the time you smashed a bottle millimetres from my face, … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Poetry, hope poetry, new poetry, poet, poetry, Poetry Festival, Uncategorized | Tagged , , ,

THE LAND WHERE SOULS PLAY, by Michael Levy

An awakening to dawn mist on the water, flowing Spirit’s streams to God’s altar, purifying essence whistles through the trees, images of the sacred blowing in the breeze. Flights of fancy from birds up high, feathers of many colors filtering … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Poetry, new poetry, poet, poetry, Poetry Festival, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment