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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

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March 2018 – Read the best of POETRY from around the world:

Scroll through and read the best of new poetry from all corners of the world:

THANK GOD FOR PEARL, by Dennis De Rose
Read Poetry: Thank God for Pearl!, by Dennis De Rose

SUPER GEEZERS, by Bob Grant
Read Poetry: Super Geezers, by Bob Grant

PARENTAL LAMENT, by Mike Reed
Read Poetry: PARENTAL LAMENT, by Mike Reed

THE TUNNEL PERFORMANCE SOCIETY, by Bob Eager
Read Poetry: the Tunnel Performance Society!, by Bob Eager

STILL SHE RISES, by Deepika Janiyani
Read Poetry: Still, She Rises, by Deepika Janiyani

LEAVE ME WHOLE MOTHER, by Pat Ashinze
Read Poetry: LEAVE ME WHOLE MOTHER, by Pat Ashinze

FIGHT, by Young Deuces
Read Poetry: Fight!, by Young Deuces

WALDEN’S REBEL SOUTH, by Jarl K. Jackson
Read Poetry: Walden’s Rebel south…?, by Jarl K. Jackson

THE RIVER OF THE SOUL, by Mikho Mosulishvili
Read Poetry: The River of the Soul, by Mikho Mosulishvili

BACK SPEAKS, by Patricia Biela
Read Poetry: Back Speaks, by Patricia Biela

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

AM I REALLY BLACK, by Rose Cockerham
Read Poetry: Am I Really Black?, by Rose Cockerham

FIVE YEARS AFTER, by Sara Thomas
Read Poetry: FiVe YeArS aFTeR, by Sara Thomas

GRIEF IS THE PRICE WE PAY FOR LOVE, by Abi May
Read Poetry: Grief is the price we pay for love, by Abi May

IN THE WAKE, by Pamela Lowe Saldana
Read Poetry: In the Wake, by Pamela Lowe Saldana

CONFESSIONS, by Lizardin Bain
Read Poetry: Confessions, by Lizardin Bain

NOTION, by Lucrezia Mancini Nardi
Read Poetry: Notion, by Lucrezia Mancini Nardi

AT A GLANCE, by Joyce Villeta
Read Poetry: At a Glance, by Joyce Villeta

OUR SOLAR SYSTEM, by Kurt Chambers
Read Poetry: Our Solar System by Kurt Chambers

THE CRAFT, by Benjamin Hare
Read Poetry: “The Craft” by Benjamin Hare

I’LL BE DAMNED, by Billy Dew
Read Poetry: I’ll Be Damned, by Billy Dew

December 2017 – Read the best of NEW POETRY from around the world:

Scroll through and read the best poetry from around the word:

NOISY SILENCE, by Ram Krishna Singh
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/12/01/read-poetry-noisy-silence-by-ram-krishna-singh/

HALFWAY TO SOMEWHERE I DON’T WANT TO GO, by Number 43
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/12/01/read-poetry-halfway-to-somewhere-i-dont-want-to-go-by-number-43/

IMAGE OF A RUSTIC GIRL, by Aju Mukhopadhyay
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/12/01/read-poetry-image-of-a-rustic-girl-by-aju-mukhopadhyay/

PEACE BE STILL, by Ngozi Osouha
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/12/01/read-poetry-peace-be-still-by-ngozi-osuoha/

DATE NIGHTS, Jei Nacalaban JP
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/12/01/read-poetry-date-nights-by-jei-nacalaban-jp/

CONQUER THE FEAR, Grace Mavodza
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/12/01/read-poetry-conquer-the-fear-by-grace-mavodza/

YOUNG HEART, by Hala Emad
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/12/01/read-poetry-young-heart-by-hala-emad/

SLEEP NO MORE, by Kim Michelle Ross
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/12/01/read-poetry-sleep-no-more-by-kim-michelle-ross/

OUCH, by Andrianne Philippou
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/12/01/read-poetry-ouch-by-andrianne-philippou/

25, by Clen Nyambose
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/12/01/read-poetry-25-by-clen-nyambose/

THE WORDS I SPOKE, by Jordan Corley
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/12/01/read-poetry-the-words-i-spoke-by-jordan-corley/

POETRY BY, by Oceana
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/12/01/read-poem-by-oceana/

POETRY BY, by Carmen Silva
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/11/17/read-poetry-pain-by-carmen-silva/

PART 1: THE LADY OF THE MEADOW, by Fiona Jamieson
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/11/24/read-poetry-part-1-the-lady-of-the-meadow-by-fiona-jamieson/

MOM’S ANGEL, by Ken Allan Dronsfield
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/11/24/read-poetry-moms-angel-ken-allan-dronsfield/

DAUGHTER OF THE SEVEN SOULS, by Fadrian A. Bartley
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/11/24/read-poetry-daughter-of-the-seven-souls-by-fadrian-a-bartley/

MOST AWAITED GUEST, by Soma Raje
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/11/17/read-poetry-most-awaited-guest-by-soma-raje/

PAIN, by Carmen Silva
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/11/17/read-poetry-pain-by-carmen-silva/

AT THE COFFEE MILL BISTRO, Merv Nickleman
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/11/16/read-poetry-at-the-coffee-mill-bistro-by-merv-nickleman/

I’M ZWEIFEL ZUR WAHRHEIT, by Erich Ruhl Bady
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/11/16/read-poetry-im-zweifel-zur-wahrheit-by-erich-ruhl-bady/

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/

October 2017 – Read the best of NEW POETRY

BROWSE through the links and read the best of new poetry from around the world. 

THE BANE OF WHITECHAPEL, by Lee A. Forman
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/25/read-poetry-the-bane-of-whitechapel-by-lee-a-forman/

ONCE A CHILD, by Dennis Toth
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/25/read-poetry-once-a-child-by-dennis-toth/

MAYBE THERE IS STILL HOPE, by Melissa R. Mendelson
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/25/read-poetry-maybe-there-is-still-hope-by-melissa-r-mendelson/

LEONARD COHEN MY FRIEND, by Michael Lee Johnson
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/25/read-poetry-leonard-cohen-my-friend-by-michael-lee-johnson/

ONLY ONE UNCLE, by Melissa Palazon
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/25/read-poetry-only-one-uncle-by-melissa-palazon/

TERRAIN TERRIFIC, by Sujor Bhattacharya
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/25/read-poetry-terrain-terrific-by-sujoy-bhattacharya/

THE PAINTER, by Theresa Pio
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/25/read-poetry-the-painter-by-theresa-pio/

MONSTER, by Jeff Bardeau
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/25/read-poetry-monster-by-jeff-bardeau/

BLUE REMEMBERED HILLS, by Cas Greenfield
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/20/poetry-reading-blue-remembered-hills-by-cas-greenfield/

ISADORE GREELYS PLACE, by DE Navarro
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/20/poetry-reading-isadore-greelys-place-by-de-navarro/

September 2017 – Read the best of NEW POETRY from around the world.

CLICK the link and read the best of NEW Poems from every corner of the world: 

MONACHOPSIS, by Stephen Perro
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/01/read-poetry-monachopsis-by-stephen-perro/

DEFAULT STATE, by Eduardo Escalante
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/01/read-poetry-default-state-by-eduardo-escalante/

DESK, by Tessa Foley
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/01/read-poetry-desks-by-tessa-foley/

WRITERS LIFE, by Eirini Antoniou
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/01/read-poetry-writers-life-by-eirini-antoniou/

PRECIOUS LITTLE GIRL, by Murna Safford
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/01/read-poetry-precious-little-girl-by-murna-safford/

THE OUTSIDE, by Prateek Nair
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/01/read-poetry-the-outside-by-prateek-nair/

IN THE CLEARING, by Roxanne Rhoads
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/01/read-poetry-in-the-clearing-by-roxanne-rhoads/

ON REFLECTION, by Nupen Oldhand
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/01/read-poetry-on-reflection-by-nupen-oldhand/

PATHS TO RESERVATIONS, by Sandra J. Hookham
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/01/read-poetry-paths-to-reservations-by-sandra-j-hookham/

PHANTOM LIMBS, by Cheryl Gickauf Hughes
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/01/read-poetry-phantom-limbs-by-cheryl-glickauf-hughes/

SOUL MATE, by Chuck Loch
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/01/read-poetry-soul-mate-by-chuck-loch/

PEERING INTO HELL, by Karl Larew
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/01/read-poetry-peering-into-hell-by-karl-larew/

THE FAMILY FARM, by Gerald E. Greene
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/01/read-poetry-the-family-farm-by-gerald-e-greene/

A WIDOW’S STORY, by Terita Buchanan Moore
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/01/read-poetry-a-widows-story-by-terita-buchanan-moore/

MOTHER AND SON, by Malik Shakur
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/01/read-poetry-mother-and-son-by-malik-shakur/

ISADORE GREELYS PLACE, by David E. Navarro
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/09/01/read-poetry-isadore-greelys-place-by-david-e-navarro/

MIDNIGHT HORIZON, by Barbara Hunt
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/26/read-poetry-midnight-horizon-by-barbara-hunt/

TRAMPOLINE, by Merritt Wuchina
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/26/read-poetry-trampoline-by-merritt-wuchina/

UNTITLED 37, by Ryan Mettler
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/26/read-poetry-untitled-37-by-ryan-mettler/

A SINGLE ATOM, by Ivor Steven
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/26/read-poetry-a-single-atom-by-ivor-steven/

VAPE AWAY, by David E. Gates
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/26/read-poetry-vape-away-by-david-e-gates/

CHANGE, by Peinsejoager
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/26/read-poetry-change-by-peinsejoager/

BLUE REMEMBERED HILLS, by Cas Greenfield
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/26/read-poetry-blue-remembered-hills-by-cas-greenfield/

THIS IS MY LIFE, by Shellie Palmer
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/26/read-poetry-this-is-my-life-by-shellie-palmer/

SLIPPERY MEAL, by C.P. Hickey
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/26/read-poetry-slippery-meal-by-c-p-hickey/

WHERE THE TEARS GO, by J. Hirtle
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/26/read-poetry-where-the-tears-go-by-j-hirtle/

AGAINST THE WORLD, by Adedeji
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/26/read-poetry-against-the-world-by-works-of-adedeji/

STRONG LIFE WOLVES, by Steve Schleupner
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/26/read-poetry-strong-like-wolves-by-steve-schleupner/

BETRAYAL, by Meera Srivats
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/26/read-poem-betrayal-by-meera-srivats/

August 2017 – Read best of NEW POETRY from around the world.

Read the best of new poets and their poetry for August 2017: 

I AM AFRAID, by Pam Lewis
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/03/read-poetry-i-am-afraid-by-pam-lewis/

ARE THE STILL THE SAME, by Sunil Sharma
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/03/read-poetry-are-they-still-the-same-by-sunil-sharma/

I EDIT MY LIFE, by Michael Lee Johnson
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/03/read-poetry-i-edit-my-life-by-michael-lee-johnson/

GRAIN OF CHOICE, by Patrick Turner Lee
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/03/read-poetry-grain-of-choice-by-patrick-turner-lee/

HEROIN, by Aylana St. Luce
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/03/read-poetry-heroin-by-aylana-st-luce/

SPELLBOOK, by Man of Action.
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/03/read-poetry-charmcasters-spellbook-by-man-of-action/

PUT ME TO SLEEP BEFORE IT COMES, by Sarah Francisco
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/03/read-poetry-put-me-to-sleep-before-it-comes-by-sarah-francisco/

DESERTS WATERMELON, by Kate Rauner
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/03/read-poetry-deserts-watermelon-by-kate-rauner/

THE TALE OF JIMMY NEVERBEE, by Michael Medlen
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/03/read-poetry-the-tale-of-jimmy-neverbee-by-michael-medlen/

AFTER THE END, by Samantha K. Collinson
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/03/read-poetry-after-the-end-by-samantha-k-collinson/

APEX, by David Samuel Neuer
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/03/read-poetry-apex-by-david-samuel-neuer/

FEEL WITH YOUR HEART, by Chasity McClellan
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/03/read-poetry-feel-with-your-heart-by-chasity-mcclellan/

MASTER OF DISGUISE, by Pino Hova
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/03/read-poetry-master-of-disguise-by-pino-hova/

AT NIGHT I PRAY, by Fabrian Christopher
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/03/read-poetry-at-night-i-pray-by-fabian-christopher/

BLOODSTREAM, by Chrystal Jumonville
https://festivalforpoetry.com/2017/08/03/read-poetry-bloodstream-by-chrystal-jumonville/