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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: 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: 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: 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: Hosho McCreesh

Happiness is Poetry: Hosho McCreesh So tonight my friends, the poetry of Hosho McCreesh, a poet I discovered in my communication with Doug Draime who recommended him to me.  Not suprisingly, Doug was right on the money.  Much like Doug’s … 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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Happy Imaginings: Charles Bukowski

Happy Imaginings: Charles Bukowski Find what you love and let it kill you. ~ Charles Bukowski This is Fake News There is a book I’ve always wanted to write called 20 famous people worth having a beer with.  Essentially, I … 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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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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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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