Poetry

A Poetic Echo

It is often the echo of something very personal (or the outright scream of it) that motivates our hand(s) and mind to put words on the page. And after the reading/sharing of such a piece of our soul, it will… Read More ›

Poetic Favourites #2

Ballad poetry has long been a favourite of mine.  I am especially drawn to poems of the chivalrous nature or era dealing with knights, castles, damsels, curses, dragons, and the fae.  This is not so surprising when you learn of… Read More ›

Poetic Favourites #1

  La Belle Dame Sans Merci   Ballad by John Keats I. O WHAT can ail thee, knight-at-arms,   Alone and palely loitering? The sedge has wither’d from the lake,   And no birds sing. II. O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms!… Read More ›

A Poetic Pilgrimage

Day 64 – Do Not Wander Back Into That Dark Night   By Charlotte Cuevas, Poet. Librarian. Freelance Writer. Originally posted on November 11, 2013 Do not wander back into that dark night where the sweet air is tinged with the… Read More ›

Experiential Poetry

CLIFF JUMPING, SOYERS LAKE by Patricia Miller, Writer. Poet. Coordinator. – – – I’m perched On a steep ledge Of dense brown rock Like a blue jay Willing my wings to Flutter, flap, soar Having conquered this land before Instead I… Read More ›

A Poet Personified

Tomorrow’s Past Life  by Jim Scott, Author. Poet. Sojourner. — There was once a time when my life was filled with living; Adventure and excitement scattered all across this earth. I was in my prime, with so much just ripe… Read More ›

Character Poetry

Desert Travels An excerpt from the soon-to-be released science fiction novel The Chronicles of Xannia: Time’s Tempest, written by M.J. Moores. Poem by Merick Blazing suns align with bitter winds             to tire petrified bones;                         Trudging, trudging, trudging                        … Read More ›