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Watch the May 2017 Poetry Readings

Performed by Val Cole and Becky Shrimpton The Great Willow, by Kourtney D. Cooper The Fourth Month, by Gloria D. Gonsalves THE BALLAD OF JOHNNY RAY SIXPACK, by John Ervin King Cormac, by Inis L. Fal Disease S U, by … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: Disease S U, by Darrell Herbert

Performed by Val Cole Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? The theme of my poem deals with feelings of indifference. What motivated you to write this poem? My motivation for writing this piece stemmed … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: King Cormac, by Inis L. Fal

Performed by Val Cole Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? The theme of my poem is about an ancient king of Ireland named Cormac, who reigned for forty years and was renowned as both … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: THE BALLAD OF JOHNNY RAY SIXPACK, by John Ervin

Performed by Val Cole Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? The all-encompassing ignorance and intolerance of anyone who voted for President Trump. What motivated you to write this poem? The main character, Johnny Ray … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: The Great Willow, by Kourtney D. Cooper

Performed by Val Cole Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? The theme of my poem addresses sorrow and the consequences one’s sorrows can beget on surrounding people, places and things. We tend to, as … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: The Fourth Month, by Gloria D. Gonsalves

Performed by Val Cole Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? The poem has two themes: nature and humour. What motivated you to write this poem? This poem was written in 2016 during NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo. The … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading: Vanquished by Melissa R Mendelson

Performed by Val Cole POETRY 7 questions: What is the theme of your poem? I try not to make a habit on writing about war, but sometimes I can’t turn a blind eye on what it does to us, inspiring … Continue reading

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