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The Poem 'O Madonna' And The Painting 'Madonna And Lourdes' To Celebrate Madonna's 58th Birthday

Peter Reynosa | Posted 08.12.2016 | Entertainment
Peter Reynosa

Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons, Madonna and Lourdes, acrylic 18 x 24, 2012, Peter Reynosa Madonna turns 58 this August 16, 2016. And to celeb...

Dashing And Dazzling

Karalyne Martinez | Posted 08.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Karalyne Martinez

I travel from one dashing moment of life to another, like an ant crawling on a chair's dazzling surface....

At The End Of My Life

Guy Fletcher | Posted 08.08.2016 | Arts
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Guy Fletcher

I want to have nothing left at the end of my life No money No looks No friends. It is sweet of nature, to chip away at us slowly til there is nothin...

I Am Not Recyclable

Karalyne Martinez | Posted 08.01.2016 | Women
Karalyne Martinez

I am not recyclable. You cannot reduce or reuse me. Can't you see?

This Poem Is A Powerful Reminder Of What It Means To Be Latino American

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.28.2016 | Latino Voices

When you grow up at the intersection of two vastly difference cultures, sometimes it can be easy to lose your sense of identity. But poet Xóchitl Mor...

Every Day Is A Good Day For Walking

Suzanne West | Posted 07.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Suzanne West

This is a poem I wrote for my beloved Amber, the day after she passed away 3 years ago. I still miss her every day, but I am eternally grateful for ...

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda Thank His Dad In The Tonys Poem You Didn't See

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.14.2016 | Arts

You heard "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda recite a sonnet when he won the Tony Award for Best Original Score. What you didn't hear -- because it...

What If Today, We Spoke Our Truth?

Alicia Henry | Posted 06.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Alicia Henry

Image: Solitude Above Clouds, Topanga CA (owner Alicia Henry) It's been coming up in conversation quite often among my peers...truth. When should we ...

Poetry Wars With The Donald

Josh Lefkowitz | Posted 05.20.2016 | HuffPost Home
Josh Lefkowitz

Fear-mongering and xenophobia are not really my areas of expertise, but I dip and dabble in poetry a bit, so here's a reply to his reading of Al Wilson's "The Snake":

Silly Poem of the Week: Walkabout My Business

Ovadya Batat | Posted 05.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ovadya Batat

(Image is an Inspiration Card by Diane Sherman) Hear me reading this poem to you: It was yesterday evening, I went for a walk When I saw this chil...

Michael Madsen and His Filmmaker Mother, Elaine Madsen, on Quentin Tarantino, Her Newest Movie and Parenting

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 05.09.2016 | Entertainment
Elysabeth Alfano

In this touching episode of The Dinner Party with Elysabeth Alfano, Michael and his Emmy-Award winning filmmaker mother, Elaine Madsen, join me at the Sunset Marquis in Los Angeles

Silly Poem of the Week: I'm Not Amused

Ovadya Batat | Posted 05.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ovadya Batat

(image in an Inspiration Card by Diane Sherman) Hear me reading this poem to you: I'm sitting and staring, with nothing arising The mind is devisi...

Silly Poem of the Week: Failure to Launch

Ovadya Batat | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Ovadya Batat

Art is an Inspiration Card by Diane Sherman Want me to read this poem to you? A humbling pattern starts to emerge It cripples success and stifles...

2016 Poetry Month: An Interview with Emily Skillings

Jonathan Hobratsch | Posted 04.26.2016 | Books
Jonathan Hobratsch

Emily Skillings is the author of two chapbooks: Backchannel (Poor Claudia) and Linnaeus: The 26 Sexual Practices of Plants (No, Dear/ Small Anchor Press).

A Poem about Prince titled "Alas"

Peter Reynosa | Posted 04.25.2016 | Entertainment
Peter Reynosa

Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons, Graffiti in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain), 2009, Zarateman This is a poem I just wrote about Prince, and it is titl...

"Sun & Moon" Poetry

Meg DeBussey | Posted 04.21.2016 | Arts
Meg DeBussey

The sun shine singes my skin In prickly patches of abrasive tinges. Corrosive edges of Burnt starburst--bursting forth, Heavily heaved And collaps...

The Poem "Angelina Jolie"

Peter Reynosa | Posted 04.20.2016 | Entertainment
Peter Reynosa

I wrote this poem in 2012, and it first appeared on Youtube. She seems to be going through a rough time and hopefully this will help uplift her spirits.

2016 Poetry Month: An Interview With Nicolas Hundley

Jonathan Hobratsch | Posted 04.18.2016 | Books
Jonathan Hobratsch

Nicolas Hundley's first book, The Revolver in the Hive, won the 2012 Poets Out Loud Editor's Prize and was published by Fordham University Press in 2013.

Marking Twenty Years of National Poetry Month

Jennifer Benka | Posted 04.15.2016 | Books
Jennifer Benka

What began as a modest effort (inspired by federally designated occasions like Women's History Month in March) to highlight the cultural contributions of poets, promote the sales and distribution of poetry books, and encourage the reading and teaching of poems, has become a phenomenon positively impacting the state of poetry in the United States.


SOE MOE LWIN | Posted 05.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul

You travel alone in silence No luggage you have in tow Just a strong determination Just the thought 'you need to go' You have no planned direction ...

10-Year-Old Boy's Moving Poem Gives A Glimpse At Life With Autism

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 05.03.2016 | Parents

A class assignment turned into something more for one family after their son wrote a touching poem and gave a peek into life with autism. Benjamin Gi...


Elijah Sevier | Posted 04.06.2016 | Books
Elijah Sevier

I'm not the type to escape but maybe to elude, I was taught the way through chinatown blue

10 Spoken Word Poets Who Speak To Diverse Latino Experiences

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 05.23.2016 | Latino Voices

April is National Poetry Month, and we're recognizing 10 Latino artists who boldly speak their truth through poetry and spoken word. Capturing the ex...

Woman Reimagines 'Formation' By Beyoncé In Kickass Feminist Poem

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 03.24.2016 | Black Voices

Beyoncé's call for women's solidarity in her hit single "Formation" was heard loud and clear. One woman in particular embraced the singer's message s...

Pay For Coffee With A Poem To Celebrate World Poetry Day

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 03.21.2016 | Arts

Remember when McDonald's asked the McMuffin-consuming public to "pay with lovin'"? In 2015, the massive international fast food chain launched a promo...