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Poetry | Poetry

eileen-albrizio's picture
Jul.31.2010
Albrizio's first book of poetry, it consists of 60 poems written entirely in formal verse. Utilizing such traditional forms as the English sonnet, pantoum, villanelle, sestina and haiku, this book spotlights Albrizio's ability to master form without losing the poem's accessibility. From the success...
kevin-arnold's picture
Jul.29.2010
Kevin Arnold watches with care the many ripples that happen when the stone of divorce is dropped into a marriage where there are children. —Nils Peterson, Poetry Professor Emeritus, San Jose State University and Poet Laureate, Santa Clara County, California I now think poetry has more capacity to...
jungo-rivera's picture
Jul.26.2010
This is a poem that is related to the theme of my new book Emotions Unleashed. The poem is not the same style as the poems on the book but it will give you a taste of what the book contains.
sharon-olson's picture
Jul.20.2010
Poets for Living Waters is a poetry action in response to the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico begun on April 20, 2010, one of the most profound human-made ecological catastrophes in history. They included my poem "mayday" on their open mike page which can be read here:   http://...
shirley-hall's picture
Jul.14.2010
“Listen”, takes a reader deep into the conscientious of the socially, economically, and culturally challenged of the world. Confronting the communal stigmas of not fitting in, “LISTEN” is a first person journey into the poignant lives of those who fail to flourish in today’s society.  In this...
shirley-hall's picture
Jul.14.2010
Using the richest of language, ONE DAY highlights the complexities facing mankind today. Writing in first person the author opens avenues of understanding by becoming the voice of the people behind the story. From the chains of slavery to the horrors of abuse, from the terror of the battlefield, to...
shirley-hall's picture
Jul.14.2010
Using the richest of language, ONE DAY highlights the complexities facing mankind today. Writing in first person the author opens avenues of understanding by becoming the voice of the people behind the story. From the chains of slavery to the horrors of abuse, from the terror of the battlefield, to...
ammy-achenbach's picture
Jul.06.2010
This poem examines the struggles of teachers as they attempt to impart knowledge onto students.
susan-browne's picture
Jun.22.2010
Winner of the 2009 Steel Toe Books Prize in Poetry (Editor's Choice), written by the author of Buddha's Dogs, which was selected by Ed Hirsch as the winner of the Four Way Books Intro Prize "The poems in Susan Browne's Zephyr are grounded in the mysteries of this terribly known,...
diane-lockward's picture
Jun.17.2010
In Temptation by Water, Diane Lockward "calculates the sum of her griefs" with a vigorous and mature poetic eye. Whether mourning the loss of a lover's touch or celebrating steam rising from the slit of a baked potato, Lockward embraces life's luscious, naked flaws and ecstatic turns,...