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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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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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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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Here’s the Written Poem – “Homeless Today”

As the writer, this poem is very close to my heart and as a teacher and past social worker, it’s definitely a reality to me. Our homeless population has reached mammoth proportions and women are closing the gap.  Some say … Continue reading

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My Serious Side “Homeless Today” – #SharonMicheleWilliams

My first video!  I hope you like it.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YlWT5yq121s Let me know what you think—and stay with Sharon and The Write Talk!  Talk to you later!    

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Tell It Like It Is – #ErnestHemingway

Well, less is certainly more—The Hemingway way.  For me, this poem magnifies that eventually we tell the truth so just as well start now.  I can’t help but laugh at the grit of this poem.  Yes, I agree.  I can … Continue reading

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Tek a little trouble brothah, wid yo’se’f – More #PaulLaurenceDunbar

This dialect poem from Mr. Dunbar is just plain fun to read and it carries a message that is just as important today as it was 100 years ago.  I  love the “Advice!”  I don’t know about you, but I … Continue reading

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