Poetic Favourites #4

Poetry is the Heart’s Song… One of my English Professors compiled anthologies for the publishing house Nelson.  In every book of poems he produced, he included songs.  The song below, written and performed by the band U2, has always been… Read More ›

Through the Bottom of a Whisky Glass

Lies by Alexander Lound (as appeared on http://alexlound.wordpress.com/2014/02/06/lies/ February 6, 2014) – The clock strikes twelve and my heart is empty, Six whiskies later my mind is mending, The world revolves, reforming mentally, A seventh now, it serenades me. – The… Read More ›

Armchair Amateur

A Personal Poetic Critique I entered the following poem into a local contest held by a regional writers group I joined recently.  There are just shy of 200 members.  The ‘rules’ for entering a poem were that it had to… Read More ›

Day 136 – Eyeing Up the Moon

Charlotte Cuevas has done it again (she does it every day actually with her 365 Day Poetry Challenge) – The juxtaposition of whimsy and weight with her imagery bring home a universal truth I wanted to share with you all.

Visual Art as Poetry

The idea of ‘poetry’ surpasses more than just words. Often, for me, it reaches into other artistic avenues and mediums. The picture above reminded me of the contributing poet Charlotte Cuevas – when you read her poetry, even without knowing… Read More ›