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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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Happiness and our precious time

Happiness and our precious time   So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Frank O’Hara

Happiness is Poetry: Frank O’Hara Tonight we feature the poet Frank O’Hara, another recommendation from Suzanne Burns.  Give these pieces a read and enjoy! ~ Rev Kane   AVE MARIA Mothers of America let your kids go to the movies! … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Ashe Vernon

Happiness is Poetry: Ashe Vernon There are poets who sing you to sleep, and poets who ready you for war, I want to be both. ~ Ashe Vernon I was sitting in a friends house a couple of months ago … 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: Alan Kaufman

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

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Happy Summer Solstice!!!

Happy Summer Solstice!!!         Happy Solstice my friends, today a happy day as we get more light than any other day of the year.  So here’s a really beautiful poem for you to read and reflect on … 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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April is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance ~ Carl Sandburg We’re wrapping up National Poetry Month and so as a goodbye to April here’s a list of some amazing poets and their work. … Continue reading

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