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Poetic Nature

The philosophy of poetry is much beyond the prosaic words. A poet is also a philosopher who meditates, rather than someone who corroborates the past narratives in a rich poetic manner. 177 more words


Al Maginnes: Source

Out of sore feet, out of roadsides sooted with dusk,

out of gravel, jeweled crumbs of shattered glass, out

of the wide gesture of the hand toward heaven, out of… 242 more words


Through Darkness

Even the darkest composition radiates some hope

Between the words, the pauses, and a silent stream of feelings

Unseen, but when read aloud the rhythm comes alive… 61 more words


Poetics: Beauty in Ugliness


a combination of qualities such as shape, color, or form, that pleases the aesthetic senses, especially the sight.

Despite the definition, we all know that beauty is subjective.

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Butt wait...

Seduce me

In salt and pepper slag

Lipsticked and kissed

You are my swag

So sleek in cylinder fashion

Each one of you

My moment of passion…

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for very little
over a bowl of nothing
all of this
has been to pray

person Cynthia Manick, five poems

Cynthia Manick is the author of Blue Hallelujahs (Black Lawrence Press, 2016). A Pushcart Prize nominated poet with a MFA in Creative Writing from the New School; she has received fellowships from Cave Canem, Hedgebrook, the MacDowell Colony, Poets House, and the Saltonstall Foundation of the Arts among others. 864 more words