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Robert Creeley -- a poet

On this, the day after the final day of National Poetry Month (April 2017), a poet who wore more than one hat (in that he was affiliated with more than one group of American poets in the 20th century) is Robert Creeley (1926 – 2005).  249 more words


Treading Water

Speeding up

Slowing down

Maybe just going

Round and round

© Kait King, 2015

Kait King Author

The End Of April

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 30
For today’s prompt, take the phrase “The (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. 88 more words

Purple's Home

fog clarifies

After watching the film SELMA I appreciated what Dr. King did for African Americans. Growing up in high school I didn’t really appreciate what those did for my freedom.   157 more words


interrupted on a sabbath
and my tea cups forgive
and ignore
the bolts
that fell
and made body art,
western lasers
charge to erase


poet's corner: romance by Edgar Allen Poe (american writer,poet 1809-1849)

Romance, who loves to nod and sing

With drowsy head and folded wing

Among the green leaves as  they shake

Far down within some shadowy lake, 106 more words

Be euphoric 

Euphoric we can be

And freedom we can reach,

If we open up our hearts

If we choose to believe,

We are greater than we know… 84 more words