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#NationalPoetryMonth - Day 30

DAY 30

Thirty days
of poetry
I promised you
I promised me

Twenty-nine days
came and went
phew! I’m spent

I woke up Saturday… 274 more words


National Poetry Month: Day Late and a Dollar Short

As usual, another National Poetry Month
come and gone,
and I’ve written exactly nothing.

Not exactly nothing, I suppose:
a lot of work emails;
Corrective Actions for employees who… 132 more words

Original Poetry

Congratulations, Syracuse Poster Project!

On April 14th, we celebrated the unveiling of the Syracuse Poster Project’s 2016 poster series.  Our 15th annual event was a wonderful evening of art, haiku, hors d’oeuvres and music!   139 more words

Syracuse Poster Project

Thoughts on the idea of ancestry

The Idea of Ancestry by  Etheridge Knight

I think the poem is strong not only for it’s anecdonal memories but the number of family members tied to his present state that he feels depend on his future. 185 more words


Poetry Prompt: Day 30

Write about a proud moment. What did you achieve? How did it feel? How did the people around you react? Try not to use the word “proud” or “pride” in your poem.


April 30

The soft touch of breast
And the red bell pepper
have in common
when both are discovered.

Do you remember your neighbor
when you were 11… 227 more words