Category Archives: poetry

September 2018 – Read the best of NEW POETRY from around the world!

RESPONSE TO 8 PHILOSOPHERS by Susan L. Brown
Read Poem: Response to 8 Philosophers Examining Life by Susan L. Brown

ADDICTION by J.A. Allison
Read Poem: ADDICTION by J. A. Allison

SHE SAY QUIETLY by L.J. Valente
Read Poem: She sat quietly by L.J. Valente

RAPTURE OF THE MIND by Kelly Loraine Stearns
Read Poem: Rapture of the Mind by Kelly Loraine Stearns

PHOENIX by S. Michal Haaf
Read Poem: Phoenix by S. Michal Haaf

ENDING by Jill Munro
Read Poem: Ending by Jill Munro

ALIENS by Neetu Malik
Read Poem: Aliens by Neetu Malik

LILAC SOUL by Marie Marchand
Read Poem: LILAC SOUL by Marie Marchand

FIRST CONTACT by Lauren White
Read Poem: FIRST CONTACT by Lauren White

BLACK by Supriya
Read Poem: BLACK by Supriya

CHILD BRAIN SURGEON by Tracy Dechaux
Read Poem: CHILD BRAIN SURGEON by Tracy Déchaux

WE LIVE HERE by Jacqueline Jewell
Read Poem: We Live Here by Jacqueline Jewell

TO BELIEVE by Gary Bertnick
Read Poem: TO BELIEVE by Gary Bertnick

BRANDS MAKE THE MAN by Kunal Thakore
Read Poem: BRANDS MAKE THE MAN by Kunal Thakore

I AM THE ONE by Short Prose Fiction
Read Poetry: I am the one by short-prose-fiction

Poetry by Mira Wallflowers
Read Poetry by Mira Wallflower

FORWARD by Gladys Muturi
Read Poem: FORWARD by Gladys Muturi

JUNE 26 2015 by Felice Picano
Read Poetry: JUNE 26, 2015 by Felice Picano

VIOLAS REBELLION by Sam Allen
Read Poem: Viola’s Rebellion by Sam Allen

THE BEHOLDER by Darienne K.E. Jordan
Read Poem: The Beholder by Darienne K. E. Jordan

AN ADULT FABLE FOR THE MODERN DAY by Cindi Walton
Read Poem: An Adult Fable for the Modern Day by Cindi Walton

CLOUDS by Gary Bertnick
Read Poem: CLOUDS by Gary Bertnick

A CERTAIN INFINITY IN BREVIT by Christopher Kenneth Hanson
Read Poem: A Certain Infinity In Brevit by Christopher Kenneth Hanson

PINK by H.E. Grahame
Read Poem: PINK by H.E. Grahame

WE ARE FOREVER IN LOVE by David P. Carroll
Read Poem: WE ARE FOREVER IN LOVE by David P. Carroll

AN ODE by Asanda
Read Poem: AN ODE by Asanda

ADAM MINUS by Jack Belck
Read Poem: ADAM MINUS by Jack Belck

NIGHT WANDERING by Eliza Rae
Read Poem: Night Wandering by Eliza Rae

THE DAY SHE TOUCHED MY HEART by David P. Caroll
Read Poem: The Day She Touched My Heart by David P. Carroll

THE FALLEN DUST by Sharon Mo
Read Poem: THE FALLEN DUST by Sharon Mo

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August 2018 – Read the best of NEW Poetry from around the world

THE SEA OF TIME AND SPACE by Alejandra López
Read Poem: THE SEA OF TIME AND SPACE by Alejandra López

Erstwhile Enemies by Christopher Hickey
Read Poem: Erstwhile Enemies by Christopher Hickey

A Footnote to Shelley’s ‘Ozymandias’ By Parveen Talpur
A Footnote to Shelley’s ‘Ozymandias’ By Parveen Talpur

Knight and Dragon by BRIAN T. SLUGA
Poetry Reading: Knight and Dragon by BRIAN T. SLUGA

MEAN GIRLS by Linda R. O’Connell
Poetry Reading: MEAN GIRLS by Linda R. O’Connell

THE COMPLEX MAN by Joy Genauer
Poetry Reading: THE COMPLEX MAN by Joy Genauer

To Manchester With Love by Kathy Walsh
Read Poem: To Manchester With Love by Kathy Walsh

To the Piercing Underneath my Tongue by Zainab F. Raza
Read Poem: To the Piercing Underneath my Tongue by Zainab F. Raza

SOY LA MUJER by Yeny Ferreras
Read Poem: SOY LA MUJER by Yeny Ferreras

July 2018 – Read the best of NEW Poetry today:

CLICK and read the best of new poetry from around the world:

POEM by Asma
Read Poem by Asma

WILL YOU STAND BY ME by Samson Abanni Ikenna
Read Poem: WILL YOU STAND BY ME? by Samson Abanni Ikenna

INVISIBLE by Cheryl KP
Read Poem: Invisible, by Cheryl KP

THE GRAVEYARD OF DREAMS by Chroma
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2018/07/03/read-poem-the-graveyard-of-dreams-by-chroma/

POEM by James Eisner
Read Poem by James Eisner

VALLEY OF DEATH by Sujoy Bhattacherjee
Read Poem: Valley Of Death, by Sujoy Bhattacherjee

AND WE DIE by Stacey Ishag
Read Poem: …And We Die, by Stacey Ishag

POEM by Fidget Poetry
Read Poem by Fidget Poetry

LATE SPRING FILES by Travis Darkow
Read Poem: LATE SPRING FILES, by Travis Darkow

ANGEL LIKE BEAUTY by Mantri Mark
Read Poem: ANGEL LIKE BEAUTY, by Mantri Mark

THE LADY OF SHALLOT REVISITED by Caro Field
Read Poem: The Lady of Shallot Revisited, by Caro Field

THE CEREMONY by Stephen Ross
Read Poem: THE CEREMONY, by Stephen Ross

THE BEGGER MAN by Queen Quotes
Read Poem: THE BEGGER MAN, by Queen Quotes

TESTIMONY by Michelle Owusu
Read Poem: Testimony, by Michelle Owusu

BACK HOME by Michael Lawrence
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2018/06/27/read-poem-back-home-michael-lawrence/

UNTANGLED by Erin Touponse
Read Poem: untangled, by Erin Touponse

DO YOU SEE ME by Poet 4 God
Read Poem: Do You See Me?, by Poet4God

NEWBORN by Chinonso Adanna
Read Poem: newborn, by Chinonso Adanna

ADRIFT by CP Hickey
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2018/06/20/read-poem-adrift-by-c-p-hickey/

MY HEART FROM THE SEA by Hume Poets
Read Poem: MY HEART FROM THE SEA, by Hume Poets

FEMININE PLIGHT by Kamilah Glover
Read Poem: Feminine Plight, by Kamilah Glover

BROKEN LOVE by Daniil Prikhno
Read Poem: Broken Lover, by Daniil Prikhno

PLEASE COME BACK by Anshu Pal
Read Poem: Please Come Back, by Anshu Pal

COURAGE by Kenneth Clarke
Poetry Reading: Courage, by Kenneth Clarke

June 2018 – Read the best of NEW POEMS from around the world:

Read NEW Poetry from Poets:

REQUIEM IN ORBIT, Nick Johnson
Read Poem: Requiem in Orbit, by Nick Johnson

LESS OF A MAN, by Tierra Martin
Read Poem: Less of a Man, by Tierra Martin

WORLD OF GAME, by Mantri Mark
Read Poem: WORLD OF GAME, by Mantri Mark

WHAT HAVE I LOST, by Diane Burrow
Read Poem: WHAT HAVE I LOST?, by Diane Burrow

THE TASTE OF BLACK, Saliyah Salia
Read Poem: The Taste of Black, by Aaliyah Salia

POWER OF HER EYES, by Hume Poets
Read Poem: POWER OF HER EYES, by Hume Poets

DUST, by Frederick Bauman
Read Poem: DUST, by Frederick Bauman

BRIGHT CREATION, by Constantine Argiropoulos
Read Poem: Bright Creation, by Constantine Argiropoulos

HOW TO WRITE A SUMMER POEM, by Marta Knobloch
Read Poem: How to Write a Summer Poem, by Marta Knobloch

LEAVES DURING THE FALL, by Dallas J. Short
Read Poem: Leaves During the Fall, by Dallas J. Short

MORONIC MOTORISTS, by John Ross Harvey
Read Poem: MORONIC MOTORISTS, BY JOHN ROSS HARVEY

BROKEN HEART, by Farin Powell
Read Poem: Broken Heart, by Farin Powell

BABALONSHI, by Robert Meacham
Read Poem: Babalonshi, by Robert Meacham

PROPHET, by Arthur Rosch
Read Poem: Prophet, by Arthur Rosch

PRETTY BLACK GIRLS, by J. Lathen
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2018/05/20/read-poem-pretty-black-girl-by-j-lathen/

May 2018 – Read the best of NEW POETRY from around the word:

Read the 11 best new poetry from around the world today:

ONE STEP AT A TIME, by Keturah C. Martin
Read Poem: ONE STEP AT A TIME, by Keturah C. Martin

Diabetes – you own it!!!, by Jason Andrews
Read Poem: Diabetes – you own it!!!, by Jason Andrews

CHILDHOOD IN THE 1960s, BYSTEVIE TURNER
Read Poem: CHILDHOOD IN THE 1960s, BY STEVIE TURNER

VISIONS WITHIN DREAMS, by Mike Maynard
Read Poem: VISIONS WITHIN DREAMS, by Mike Maynard

Off The Wall, by L.R.Johnson
Read Poem: Off The Wall, by L.R.Johnson

Courage, by Jonny Bustamante- Clarke
Read Poem: Courage, by Jonny Bustamante- Clarke

Murder By Appointment, by Morgan Evans
Read Poem: Murder By Appointment, by Morgan Evans

Living The Dream, by Michael Cleaves
Read Poem: Living The Dream, by Michael Cleaves

AFTER THE HIGHWAYMAN, by Cleveland W. Gibson
Read Poem: AFTER THE HIGHWAYMAN, by Cleveland W. Gibson

Butterfly flies away, by Oriada Dajko
Read Poem: Butterfly flies away, by Oriada Dajko

Why can’t I see God?, by Sparky McLaughlin
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2018/05/01/read-poem-why-cant-i-see-god-by-sparky-mclaughlin/

April 2018 – Read the best of NEW Poetry from around the world.

Scroll through and read the best of NEW Poems from around the world today for April 2018:

A THOUGHT TO EXPERIENCE, by Andre Ariel
Read Poem: A THOUGHT TO EXPERIENCE, by Andre Ariel

DEATH DEATH DEATH, by Thala Abhimanyu Kumar S.
Read Poem: Death, Death and Death, by Thala Abhimanyu Kumar. S

UNDERSTOOD, by Maia Cuellar
Understood – A Poem by Maia Cuellar

CURSE COFFEE CUPS, by Andrew Green
Poetry Reading: Curse Coffee Cups, by Andrew Green

A PRAYER FORGOTTEN BUT ANSWERED, by Randy Peyser
Poetry Reading: A Prayer Forgotten But Answered, by Randy Peyser

HOW NEW SUMMER DAY, by Rishabh Parmar
Read Poem: Hot New Summer Day, by Rishabh Parmar

WET DREAMS, by Atandi Anyona
Read Poem: Wet Dreams, by Atandi Anyona

TUCK ME IN, by Ruthie B.
Tuck Me In, A poem by Ruthie B

LI SI BI FI FAC MAN, by John White
Read Poem: Li-si-bi-fi-fac-man, by John White

LISTEN, by Symonera Okwemba Simon
Read Poem: Listen, by Symonera (Okwemba Simon)

THE THINGS I LEARNED AS A BARTENDER, by Tricia McCallam
Read Poem: The Things I Learned as a Bartender, by Tricia McCallum

SOMETHING NEW, by Christina Crahall
Read Poem: Something New, by Christina Crahall

CANDLE IN THE WIND, by Bhavini Vijayanathan
Read Poetry: CANDLE IN THE WIND, by Bhavini Vijayanathan

STANDING IN THE EDGE OF THE CLIFF, by Pooja Rajesh
Read Poetry: STANDING IN THE EDGE OF THE CLIFF, by POOJA RAJESH

POETRY, by John Reyes
Read Poetry by John Reyes

DEAR ME, by Juan Mantilla
Read Poetry: Dear Me, by Juan Mantilla

FAMILIES ARE THE TREASURES OF HEAVEN, by G.B. Smith
Read Poetry: Families are the treasures of heaven, by G.B. Smith

THINK OF ME, by Romey Norton
Read Poetry: Think of me, by Romey Norton

BEGINNINGS MIDDLES AND ENDS: UNSPOEKN STORIES OF ONE, by Sarah Dlr
Read Poetry: Beginnings Middles and Ends: Unspoken Stories of One Story, by Sarah dlr

TREES, by Anwar Jaber
Read Poetry: TREES, by Anwar Jaber

WRATH, by Helen Haloulos
Read Poetry: WRATH, by Helen Haloulos

AURORA TRIPTYCH, by Frederick Fullerton
Read Poetry: Aurora Triptych, by Frederick Fullerton

I HEAR THE BELLS RINGING, by Larry Perkins
Read Poetry: I hear the bells ringing, by Larry Perkins

POETRY, by Lee Thompson III
Read Poetry by Gary Lee Thompson III

ON THE GATES OF HEAVEN, by Shahbaz Khan
Read Poetry: On The Gates Of “Heaven”, by Shahbaz Khan

WAS, by Claudia Wallace
Read Poetry: WAS…, by Claudia Wallace

THE AIR, by CS Jones
Read Poetry: THE AIR, by C.S. Jones

ALONE, by Stephanie Ann Annis
Read Poetry: ALONE, by Stephanie Ann Annis

SCALING, by Joan Livingston
Read Poetry: Scaling, by Joan Livingston

MORBID DECEIVER, by Bob Mazzei
Read Poetry: MORBID DECEIVER, by Bob Mazzei

NO. 16, by Dusan Gojkov
Read Poetry: № 16, by Dušan Gojkov

TRUTH, by Eftichia Kapardeli
Read Poetry: TRUTH, by Eftichia kapardeli

BITS AND PIECES, by Yegon Winston
Read Poetry: BiTs And PieCEs, by Yegon Winston

THERE IS ONE SHADOW, by Hanit Vairagi
Read Poetry: There is One Shadow, by Hanit Vairagi

TAKE NO MORE PRISONERS, by Joanne Macco
Read Poetry: Take No More Prisoners, by JoAnne Macco

ESSENTIAL, by Celeste De Wet
Read Poetry: Essential, by Celeste de Wet

WOOD IN THE RAIN, by Kevin Morris
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2018/03/17/read-poetry-wood-in-the-rain-by-kevin-morris/

November 2017 – Read the best of NEW poetry from around the world

Scroll, click, and read the best of new poetry from poets from around the world: 

SHATTERED, by Annie M.
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/10/29/read-poetry-shattered-by-annie-m/

THE OCEAN THE WIND, by Vikky Lonie
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/10/29/read-poetry-the-ocean-the-wind-by-vikky-lonie/

MIDNIGHT, by Chisala Kataya
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/10/29/read-poetry-midnight-poetry-chisala-kataya/

IN A ROOM NO LOVE ONLY LUST, by Prince Kutch
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/10/29/read-poetry-in-a-room-no-love-only-lust-by-prince-kutch/

FEAR OF THE UNKNOWMS, by Gibson Kuria Chege
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/10/29/read-poetry-fear-of-the-unknowns-by-gibson-kuria-chege/

WHEN YOU WAS IN THE WORLD, by Linda Hay Gibbs
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/10/29/read-poetry-when-you-was-in-the-world-by-linda-hay-gibbs/

THE LADY IN PURPLE, by Kat Fankhauser
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/10/29/read-poetry-the-lady-in-purple-by-kat-fankhauser/

SPREAD YOUR WINGS, by Lana Rafaela Cindric
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/10/29/read-poetry-spread-your-wings-by-lana-rafaela-cindric/

BIRDS FROM THE EAST, by Sharon Mo-sh
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/10/18/read-poetry-birds-from-the-east-by-sharon-mo-sh/

INSOMNIACS LULLABY, by Ruthie B.
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/10/18/read-poetry-insomniacs-lullaby-by-ruthie-b/

POETRY BY, by Tiwari Vikas Kaiv
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/10/18/read-poetry-by-tiwari-vikas-kaiv/

MY WORLD, by Semih Bilgic
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/10/18/read-poetry-my-world-by-semih-bilgic/

POETRY BY, Charles Howe
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/10/18/read-poetry-by-charles-howes/

POETRY BY, Pamela Hobbs
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/10/18/read-poetry-by-pamela-hobbs/

POETRY BY, Eddiee Gomez
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/10/18/read-poetry-by-eddiee-gomez/

POETRY BY, Anannya Uberoi
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/10/18/read-poetry-by-anannya-uberoi/

FLOWING FORM, by Stuart Aken
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/10/18/read-poetry-flowing-form-by-stuart-aken/

PRECIOUS LITTLE GIRL, by Murna Safford
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/10/18/poetry-reading-precious-little-girl-by-murna-safford/

THE PAINTER, by Theresa Pio
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/10/18/poetry-reading-the-painter-by-theresa-pio/