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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: 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: More Langston Hughes

Happiness is Poetry: More Langston Hughes Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly. ~ Langston Hughes Democracy Democracy will not come Today, this year Nor ever Through compromise and fear. I … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Outlaw Poets

Happiness is Poetry: Outlaw Poets My absolute favorite poetry collection is entitled The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry and you can read it free on the link, today several selections from that collection, wonderful reading for a happy day my … 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: Adrian Manning

Happiness is Poetry: Adrian Manning Another recommendation tonight from our friend Hosho McCreesh, I really like Adrian Manning’s work and particular this first piece.  Check out Concrete Meat Press as well, fabulous stuff.  Have a read, enjoy and have a … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Great American Poems

Happiness is Poetry: Great American Poems   Tonight, a collection of several great American Poems, enjoy my friends and have a happy day ~ Rev Kane     I start of course with my favorite poet, Charles Bukowski, a brutal … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Suzanne Burns

Happiness is Poetry: Suzanne Burns       So tonight friends a new discovery for me, the poet Suzanne Burns.  It’s amazing what you can turn up through a Google search.  I really enjoy the work I could find and … Continue reading

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Ten poets you’ve never heard of but you’re going to love

Ten poets you’ve never heard of but you’re going to love My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re better than my solitude.    ~ Warsan Shire Tonight to wrap up the last night of National Poetry month … 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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