Category Archives: Happiness is Poetry

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: 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: 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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Happiness is Poetry: Harold Norse

Happiness is Poetry: Harold Norse The fiery force is nothing more than the life force as we know it. It is the flame of desire and love, of sex and beauty, of pleasure and joy as we consume and are … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Allen Ginsberg

Happiness is Poetry: Allen Ginsberg Howl By Allen Ginsberg For Carl Solomon I I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix, … 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: 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: 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: 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: Pablo Neruda

Happiness is Poetry: Pablo Neruda To do the useful thing, to say the courageous thing, to contemplate the beautiful thing: that is enough for one man’s life ~ T S Eliot Tonight my favorite romantic poet, I’ve never read anyone … Continue reading

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