Category Archives: Happiness is Poetry

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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Happiness is Poetry: Leonard Cohen

Happiness is Poetry: Leonard Cohen To keep our hearts open is probably the most urgent responsibility you have as you get older. ~ Leonard Cohen If you know Leonard Cohen, you likely know him from his music and personally I … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Rev Kane

Happiness is Poetry: Rev Kane Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader – not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon. ~ E. L. Doctorow Tonight for our weekly poetry post … Continue reading

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Otherness – You’re Not Alone

Otherness – You’re Not Alone Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about. ~ Benjamin Franklin Hello my friends, I’m really excited tonight to announce that my second book, Otherness, a book of poetry has now been … Continue reading

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Holiday Happiness: Classic Poets

Holiday Happiness: Classic Poets The holidays are a very stressful time for everyone and an exceptionally hard time for some.  So, until the New Year I’ll be posting a Holiday Happiness post each day to try help folks out who … 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: Micropoetry

Happiness is Poetry: Micropoetry What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish in his heart but whose lips are so formed that as sighs and cries pass over them they sound like beautiful music. ~ Soren Kierkegaard … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Trista Mateer

Happiness is Poetry: Trista Mateer Tonight, upon the recommendation of Ashe Vernon, I bring you the poetry of Trista Mateer.  All of the poetry I really like is fairly raw, it’s the way I write and what I like to … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Even More Bukowski

Happiness is Poetry: Even More Bukowski Hello friends, I’ve posted a few posts of Charles Bukowski’s poems but tonight I want to go a little further with my favorite poet. I actually found Bukowski first through his novels, the writing … 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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