Category Archives: Happiness is Poetry

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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National Poetry Month: A Eulogy to Amuse the Penguins

National Poetry Month: A Eulogy to Amuse the Penguins Age is just a number.  Life and aging are the best gifts we could ever have.      ~ Cicely Tyson So given it’s national poetry month I thought I would … 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: David Lerner

Happiness is Poetry: David Lerner Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash. ― Leonard Cohen David Lerner is another poet I found in the Outlaw Bible of American Poetry.  … 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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A special deal for my readers

A special deal for my readers Write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.               ~ Benjamin Franklin Hello my friends, today I wanted to show my appreciation for your continued support of my blog and my writing efforts.  … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Gregory Corso

Happiness is Poetry: Gregory Corso I remember the people I knew in prison; I was very fortunate to know them – they came from 1910, 1920, 1930. ~ Gregory Corso Another poet I found via the American Bible of Outlaw … 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: Raina Maria Rilke

Happiness is Poetry: Raina Maria Rilke Tonight another poet suggested to me by the wonderful Suzanne Burns, Raina Maria Rilke.  Short, powerful pieces, reminiscent of Peter McWilliams but with a somewhat haunting quality.  Amazing to me these pieces where written … Continue reading

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A Selection from Otherness

A Selection from Otherness   Tonight friends a couple of pieces from my newly published poetry book, Otherness, available on Amazon as a paperback or ebook through Kindle.  Enjoy ~ Rev Kane Falling at the ground and missing                                                             8/28/16 That … Continue reading

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