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Nobody Knows This Little Rose By Emily Dickinson

The below poem by the American poet, Emily Dickinson is deceptive in it’s simplicity. The final 2 lines arrest the attention of the reader,

“Ah Little Rose — how easy… 80 more words


National Poetry Month 2015, Week Two: David Simpson's "Spring Fever"

I’ve known David Simpson for a dozen years, probably more. We were introduced by another writer in Philadelphia and became fast friends, sharing poems with each other, giving readings together on stages and coffee houses. 715 more words


#NationalPoetryMonth - celebrate American poetry

Help celebrate #NationalPoetryMonth.

Explore this list of famous American poets and their work.

Also check the Academy of American Poets pages.

Inaugurated by the… 34 more words


The Nashville High School Adventure

I recently read and discussed poetry with three classes at the local high school. I hadn’t been inside a high school for an unbelievable forty years, and couldn’t wait to see what had changed and what had not. 362 more words


Hadel Ma'ayeh interviewed by Arab Women Magazine

Earlier this month, our Jordanian-American poetry author Hadel Ma’ayeh was also interviewed and featured in Arab Women Magazine. Titled Hadel S. Ma’ayeh – A Woman of Many Talents… 11 more words

Hope And Life Press


I hold the iron rail tightly.

Chains scarring painted skin.

You left me here all winter, dear.

I’m rusted to the core.

Don’t try to break me free. 75 more words

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Interview with Hadel Ma'ayeh: From the Heart means all you need is love

We are pleased to announce that Hadel S. Ma’ayeh, our HuffPo Passionista and author of From the Heart: A Journey of Love (Hope & Life Press, 2014), has just been interviewed by Kenn at Wormhole Riders News Agency. 12 more words