Category Archives: Happiness is Poetry

Happiness is Poetry: Amanda Oaks

Happiness is Poetry: Amanda Oaks Tonight another poet I found on the recommendation of Hosho McCreesh, her name is Amanda Oaks, give her work a read and have a happy day my friends ~ Rev Kane   If Our Beginning … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Alan Kaufman

Happiness is Poetry: Alan Kaufman The more sober you get, the more clearly you feel. ~ Alan Kaufman Originally posted, 2015 I first encountered Alan Kaufman as one of the primary authors of the American Bible of Outlaw Poetry.  This … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Warsan Shire

Happiness is Poetry: Warsan Shire Today a relatively recent discovery for me on the poetry front, Warsan Shire is amazing.  Her poetry is at times very dark, but always passionate and powerful.  We had a brief interaction on Twitter once, … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Dominique Lowell

Happiness is Poetry: Dominique Lowell Poetry is thoughts that breathe, words that burn. ~ Thomas Gray A warning right off of the bat, Dominique Lowell will not be for everyone.  If you like flowery, lovely poetry stop now.  If you … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Rumi

Happiness is Poetry: Rumi Tonight a selection from one of the most popular and most quoted poets, Rumi. A Moment of Happiness A moment of happiness, you and I sitting on the verandah, apparently two, but one in soul, you … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Anne Sexton

Happiness is Poetry: Anne Sexton I’ve unfortunately gotten away from poetry over the last year.  First, in terms of my writing, I have distanced myself significantly from my muse.  Additionally, my life has been really good, I typically write from … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Sapphire

Happiness is Poetry: Sapphire         Tonight we return to the land of outlaw poetry and a really brilliant poet named Sapphire.  Her stuff is raw and intense and amazing, but be warned her language and visuals are … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Doug Draime

Happiness is Poetry: Doug Draime               I love Doug Draime’s work, the writing is good but the attitude is better, and even more than that is the honesty that comes through. I’ve always been … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: S A Griffin

Happiness is Poetry: S A Griffin Some say we are mostly water, I say we are mostly dreams. ~ S A Griffin I discovered S A Griffin because he’s one of the editors of my favorite poetry book, The Outlaw … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Edgar Allan Poe

Happiness is Poetry: Edgar Allan Poe Sometimes I’m terrified of my own heart; of its constant hunger for whatever it is it wants.  The way it stops and starts. ~ Edgar Allan Poe I have always loved Edgar Allan Poe’s … Continue reading

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