Tag Archives: Val Cole

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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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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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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nobody crazy ’bout an angry white man – Poetry Reading by Juley Harvey

Poetry performed by Val Cole Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? The state of America What motivated you to write this poem? The state of America How long have you been writing poetry? Since … Continue reading

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A trace of dreams – Poetry Reading by Dora Marii

Poetry performed by Val Cole Twitter: @marii_dora Facebook: facebook.com/Dora.Writes Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? Power of fantasy is the theme of this poem. Waking up in early morning hours and having a dreamlike … Continue reading

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A Shadow – Poetry Reading by Christopher Burn

Poetry performed by Val Cole Get to know the poet: What is the theme of your poem? Self improvement through change What motivated you to write this poem? Recovery from addiction How long have you been writing poetry? Sporadically for … Continue reading

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