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Update: Favorite Poetry.

Just for the heck of it, i’m posting some of my all-time favorite poems!

Enjoy! <3

He would not stay for me, and who can wonder? 508 more words


PROMPT #2: The Golden Shovel

Terrance Hayes created a poetic form called the Golden Shovel. The poet takes lines from a poem they enjoy, or they take the entire poem. The poet then writes their own poem in which each word becomes an end word in the poet’s new poem. 118 more words


June 7 in history

1099 –  The First Crusade: The Siege of Jerusalem began.

1420 – Troops of the Republic of Venice captured Udine, ending the independence of the… 785 more words


We are each other, 6/4/15

“We are each other’s harvest;

we are each other’s business; 

we are each other’s magnitude and bond.”

– Gwendolyn Brooks

Quotes 2015

For the Love of Writing (Quote of the Day)

Yes. This is what I’m talking about. This is why I’m not in any rush to self publish my novels or put them out there myself (not that I have anything against that). 127 more words


“Be careful what you swallow. Chew!”
Gwendolyn Brooks

African American Quotes

“Be careful what you swallow. Chew!”
Gwendolyn Brooks