Na bijna twee jaar actief te zijn geweest als onafhankelijk poëzie platform volgt een drastische beslissing: The Ministry of Poetic Affairs en The Ministry of Poetic Affairs NL stoppen ermee! Lees waarom.
If you aren’t sitting down, please do so. Yes, you’ve read it right: this is our goodbye. It’s not a joke. This is serious business. The Ministry of Poetic Affairs will stop all of its activities!
TAK Erzinger wrote a poem about her personal journey. She is also responsible for the photograph that is chosen for this article. This time, we will hear from the poetess herself. She will explain what this poem is about.
She isn’t one of those poets who is known to everyone. That is why would like to take the time to introduce the poetess Sarah Fuller Flower Adams with her poem Love.
Ideas and thoughts are like rain, they can keep on pouring. Sometimes it’s difficult to control your thoughts. That is what the American poet Shel Silverstein brings forward in his poem Rain.
This poem was written in April 2018. It was written the day the daughter of one of our editors received her new Viking outfit. This is the poem “She’s freedom.” This poem applies to all those girls, who should earn the gift of freedom.
At some point in your life, you must have heard the words, Carpe Diem. These Latin words mean as much as Seize the day. Did you know, that these words are actually from a poem written by the Roman poet Quintus Horatius Flaccus also known as Horace? William Shakespeare used […]
When you are sharing your poetry on your own website, you don’t want to have a lot of work when it comes to sharing your work on social media. There are several websites that offer you the chance to post your content straight from your website to social media. And […]
There can be something to plucking a lily and put it in your hair. Amy Lowell majestically described this in her poem Grotesque. She turned something very common into something very special.
Some use a different title for this poem written by John Milton. Some refer to this poem as O Nightingale. That’s because Milton used the title Sonnet 1 for this poem. In this poem, Milton shows us the contrast between two birds.
Zomer 2018 zal de geschiedenis in gaan als een van de droogste zomers ooit. In plaats van erover te klagen, kun je de zomer ook omarmen. Dit deed Aad van der Klaauw in zijn gedicht Zomerzin.
It has been a while since we’ve heard from Zac Brown. This American poet sends us another poem entitled Can’t. This poem tells you, that things are possible once you stop to deny.
She writes under the pen name Splitmindpoet and publishes her work not only on the social medium platform Instagram. She also shares poems such as To Autumn on her own website. This is Minnie Rai and her beautiful poem about how she considers autumn as the most beautiful season of […]
Who hasn’t read the poetry written by Edgar Allan Poe? If you have never read poems such as Hymn, you will be introduced to the mysterious world of Poe. In this poem, he takes the time to think about his religion.
Life has its flaws. It has its ups and downs. According to the Indian poetess Rinki Tiwari, nothing is permanent. There is always a way out or new options to explore. She has but one advice for us and it’s the same as the title of the poem she submitted […]
We have published many poems that are about saying goodbye. Sometimes these words are the result of a carefully planned action and sometimes these words are the result of an abrupt goodbyeor farewell. The poem written by Alfred, Lord Tennyson is about parting this world to another world.
Amy Levy wrote the poem Youth and love. In this poem, she describes that moment when a young person is asked to describe what love is.
Running away isn’t just about a speedy tempo when walking. It can also mean that you are forcing yourself to hide from that what is important. It can cause sore muscles too, as you can read in the poem written by Veronika Sivka.
The poem Dreamers – written by Siegfried Sassoon – is an anti-war poem. Written by a man who once volunteered as a soldier for the British army during World War I.
In his poem My voice, Oscar Wilde takes the time to tell us more about the pleasures of love and how things can turn for the worse. When looking closely at this poem, you might consider it a goodbye to the love that once was.