The Interim

The sentence “Man proposes the God disposes” in the poem “The Interim” (written by Homie Poet), immediately got our attention. This is more than just a phrase; it resembles the title of a painting by Edwin Henry Landseer.

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Tequila Mockingbird

N’Gadie Roberts publishes beautiful poetry on her Instagram profile. Sometimes she writes poetry with a deeper meaning and sometimes there is poetry such as “Tequila Mockingbird.”

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There is this effect

Yes, there is this effect. This effect that is the result of creativity. This creativity is – what this poet calls – “just words.” This is more than just words. This is poetry and it’s written by the poet who uses the pen name Homie Poet.

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Now

Riya Kartha writes beautiful poetry. This is her poem “Now.” It tells us about that moment when Winter is traded in for Spring.

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Easter, 1916

In April 1916, the Easter Rising (or Easter Rebellion) began. The Irish Republicans wanted to end the British rule in Ireland. William Butler Yeats wrote a poem about these events. This poem was published on September 25, 1916.

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What is the best platform to use as a poet?

It’s always nice to be appreciated. It’s also nice, to see more and more people reading your poetry. If you really focus on the number of followers and likes, then you should consider reading this article. If you aren’t, then you should also read this article. We will explain what we think is the best platform to use when it comes to poetry. The outcome might surprise you!

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Past

The Slovenian poetess Veronika Sivka started writing poetry a few years ago. She wasn’t sure if her work would be fit to share with the rest of the world. Lucky for us and for you, we can now share her poem “Past” with you.

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Letters to Sylvia

In her book Letters to Sylvia, the Indonesian writer and poetess Maia Aruna addresses no other than Sylvia Plath. This collection of beautiful poetry was published in January 2018. It’s time not only to review this poetry collection but also introduce Maia.

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Warrior

The actions of others can be the source of inspiration. In the poem “Warrior”, the poetess Rks shows us her admiration for the brave women. The poem is based on Afghan women; it also applies to women from other countries.

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79 years ago…

January 28, 1939. The world mourns the death of no other than William Butler Yeats. A poet that still forms a source of inspiration for many writers and poets. What is a better way to commemorate this poet than with the poem Under Ben Bulben?

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The Jesuit priest as a poet

Gerard Manley Hopkins (28-07-1844 – 8-06-1889) was not only a Jesuit priest. He was also a gifted poet. During his life, he did not get the fame he deserved. After his death, his fame rose and nowadays he is considered as one of the leading figures when it comes to Victorian poetry.

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Sonnet 65!

There are poems and there are Poems. There are love and Love. Notice the capitalizations in this introductory text. They are there for a good reason, this is William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 65 and this is about Love, with a capital L!

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