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U.S. Poet Laureate & Noticing Poetry

How happy I was to recently come across The Library of Congress Magazine‘s back to school issue and U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith’s piece «How Do I Read a Poem?» 149 ord igjen

Poetry

The Beloved King

Beyond the veil and through the void,
right where all the lost souls dwell,
that is where I will find you.

– my home is where your heart lies // s.w. 27 ord igjen

The Affairs Of Kings

"Vocals Of An Angel"~by Arcassin Burnham

«Vocals Of An Angel»

by Arcassin Burnham

Full of choices in my life I couldn’t figure out,
Competing with other men has been so dumb, 203 ord igjen

Poetry

making the world: from Rilke's 'Entrance'

With your eyes, which in their weariness
barely free themselves from the worn-out threshold,
you lift very slowly one black tree
and place it against the sky: slender, alone. 23 ord igjen

Quotations

ON MEETING A PEDANT~by Bipul Kalita

ON MEETING A PEDANT

Met a high profile pedant
in a poetic voyage
undertaken for peace
and, had to undergo tests
of grammars
of forms… 130 ord igjen

Poetry

Truth behind Lie

You said you love me

Was it a lie

When I was crying

Why did you cry

You're always crawling

Why I tried to fly

I always support you

But you never try

I sent you letters

but never got reply

I still trust you

but don't know why

I want to know the

Truth behind the lie

I want to find it 

Before I die… 19 ord igjen
Everydayinspiration

Soulmates~by Fred Tunks

Soulmates

And so now we are married
You and I
Joined together in Holy Matrimony
Betrothed,
Wed
Two hearts,
One flesh
Forsaking all others
Together we will be an… 53 ord igjen

Poetry