Category Archives: Culture

I’m A Fool To Love You – Cornelius Eady

There are poems that make you want to talk back to them and hold a conversation to make things different or agree that they’re the same.  I’m a Fool To Love You by Cornelius Eady is one of those poems.  … Continue reading

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Choose Your Obsessions – #SiddharthAnand

A gift that’s not really a gift at all—”Trojan Horses/They bind you.”  Anand speaks very clearly about natural instincts that can become obsessions and thwart our lives.  I have a reminder for myself which is “not to break my own … Continue reading

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Approach of Winter – William Carlos Williams

With the passing of Thanksgiving we are all reminded winter is well on its way. For one moment I want us to forget about the obligation of the season and stop to appreciate the beauty of nature that comes with winter. William Carlos Williams is brilliant at summoning … Continue reading

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Grand Finale – Najai (The Logical Poetist)

Grand Finale is one of those poems that you read over and over again and you keep finding a new depth and dimension in your own life experience.  At least that’s how it is for me.  Logical Poetist, thank you … Continue reading

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I’m sick of a Rose – Gwendolyn Brooks

Ah, it’s those that “have” and those that “have less” or “have different” – “the charity children” says Ms. Brooks in “a song in the front yard.” Is the grass always greener on the other side?  You know, “A girl … Continue reading

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Nothing but the Best – from Edgar A. Guest

There are some poems that are just so true you can’t believe the author was able to capture your truth with such accuracy, and The Junk Box is just that for me.  Don’t throw people away is what Mr. Guest … Continue reading

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“Can’t” – The People’s Poet – Edgar Guest

Some poems are life changing and this is one if them.  Edgar Guest was known as the people’s poet and this is why.  There’s not much to say here— “can’t” gives birth to “won’t” who fathers “didn’t” who dies with … Continue reading

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