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Sun, 26.08.2018

Haiku by Raymond A. Foss

Water reflects sky Summer of my soul open Under the spell still

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Sun, 26.08.2018

Ardella by Langston Hughes

I would liken you To a night without stars Were it not for your eyes. I would liken you To a sleep without dreams Were it not for your songs. Langston Hughes

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Sun, 26.08.2018

Women by Nikki Giovanni

She wanted to be a blade of grass amid the fields But he wouldn’t agree to be the dandelion She wanted to be a robin singing through the leaves but he refused to be her tree She spun herself into a web and looking for a place to rest turned to him but he stood […]

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Sat, 25.08.2018

FIVE HAIKU’S by Richard Wright

1. I am nobody: A red sinking autumn sun Took my name away. 2. I give permission For this slow spring rain to soak The violet beds. 3. With a twitching nose A dog reads a telegram On a wet tree trunk. 4. Burning autumn leaves, I yearn to make the bonfire Bigger and bigger. […]

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Sat, 25.08.2018

Blind Boone’s Apparitions by Tyehimba Jess

John William Boone (1864-1927) world-renowned Ragtime Pianist

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Sat, 25.08.2018

American Love/ My American Theme, But I Not An American, by Bijay Kant Dubey

The American love, the American heart, The American song, Sing I, The song of America, Full of beautiful Americanism and Americanness. Come, let us at least, come, join me at least With me in my imagery and scenic presentation Far from, I on this shore, you on that And I getting the cable messages in […]

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New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

Fast breaks, Lay up, With Mercury’s Insignia on our sneakers, We outmaneuvered the footwork Of bad angels. Nothing but a hot Swish of strings like silk Ten feet out. ... SLAM, DUNK, & HOOK by Yusef Komunyakaa.
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