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Six Canadian Poets Laureate To Gather in Windsor - October 27, 2016

Poet Laureate – one regarded by a country or region as its most eminent or representative poet – Mirriam-Webster On-Line Dictionary

 A newspaper editor once told me, “if this city ever gets a…

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Two teens charged in shooting outside Linden-McKinley High School

COLUMBUS (WCMH)–Two 16-year-old boys have been charged in an October 13 shooting outside Linden McKinley High School that wounded two other juveniles.

Columbus Police say Daequan Brown was arrested Oct. 136 more words


Abraham's Daughter

Before her slumped, soft
Body of shudders deep

I lift her downcast chin
The skin of my fingers
Sort wetness
From her possessed face… 23 more words

2016 Poetry

Boys recovering with family after being shot outside their school

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Two boys, 12-year-old Ja’Quan Curry and 15-year-old Marques Johnson, are healing after being shot outside their school on Thursday.

NBC4 spoke with both of the boys’ families. 402 more words


Beginning With Your Last Breath

Inspired!  Roy McFarlane, former Birmingham Poet Laureate, blew us away at the Worcestershire Litfest & Fringe Speakeasy, performing poetry from his book; ‘Beginning With Your Last Breath’. 70 more words


nudge nudge

We mentioned this back in March, so this is just a gentle reminder that submissions are still open for Washington 129, the anthology of poems by… 158 more words


Two students injured in shooting outside Linden-McKinley High School

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Two boys were shot outside their school this afternoon on the front lawn of the Linden McKinley STEM Academy.

It happened just after class was dismissed for the day, around 2:40pm. 431 more words