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The Waltham Review haiku-checks the first 2016 Presidential debate

In the spirit of Responsible Journalism, the Waltham Review has haiku-checked the first 2016 Presidential debate.  Here are the results. Please feel free to add the results of your own haiku-checking to the comments section below. 464 more words

Donald Trump

Biting Down 

I’m finding it hard to concentrate

Thoughts speaking without raising their hands
Raising their voices
Without being called on
Problems scribbled on the blackboard of my heart… 297 more words

Original Poetry

Potent Poetry


Fascinates me

Words full of


Leap silently off the written page

Into hearts and minds



Iceland (Ísland)

Land of fire and ice,

That so many wish to see,

The perfect start for adventurous hearts,

But I know it differently.

Travelers buy patterned wool sweaters, 121 more words

To the Poet

Come to think of it
You are my dilemma

Your words are
To my heart

I push my chair back
And step away but… 14 more words

Original Poetry

Our Best.

Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh.”
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Americana Injustica

Bus Misser.

I must’ve missed the bus for the class someone gave,

that instructed all of us how to communicate,

because no matter who,

it is I’m talking to, 65 more words

Americana Injustica