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Heat Stroke

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I am delighted to share Leslie Botchar’s  sensuous poem “Heat Stroke” on this Poetry Friday! Why do I write?   The simplest response is that it is an enjoyment.   The turning of a phrase, creating a lyrical prose, and the wrangling of words into something that makes sense of the things […]

Through the Eyes of gods

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  Kim Marie Ostrowski shares her whimsical poem “Through the Eyes of gods” on this Poetry Friday! On my thirtieth birthday  to Toronto I was looking out from the plane admiring the clouds that surrounded me.  I was inspired to write this poem at that very moment as the clouds […]

Divine Love

Love a Man

The greatest love of all is not passionate, wanton, nostalgic, nor devoted  but it is divine love. The warmth that rests within your heart and expands outward into this big wide world. It is knowing that something out there is greater than you or me. We can feel it from […]

Poetry in Motion


I am thrilled to share Lucy Crisetig’s   enchanting poem “Remembering” on this poetry Friday!  What is it that sets poetry apart from any other writing genre? While all kinds of writing, in a sense, use words to create pictures in our imaginations. Poetry can seem more like a pure art. Along […]

Devoted Love

love is smoke

As much as there is delicious reverie, wanton, and nostalgic love there is devoted love. The  one all-consuming love of two people devoted to each other throughout the years. Many of  those years can be arduous and troubled. However, it is their grim determination to work it out that makes […]



As much as there is Wanton and Nostalgic love there will always be reverie for that one person. An idyllic and perfect love that only rests within your dreams. It is the worship of that one perfect being. Dave Matthews, Crash into Me, invites that dreamy quality of passion, delight, […]

Nostalgic Love


As much as there is wanton love  there is Nostalgic Love  the sentimental reflection of the past. The memories of a love gone wrong filled with regret and sorrow. Regardless, of how much you move forward there is a small space in your heart for that one love that got […]

The Cruellest of Love


A certain beauty comes from the perfect love song and touches the passionate soul. It can silence a room  bringing tears to the coldest and cruellest of hearts. This week as Valentine’s Day looms with pink hearts and roses over our heads.  I wanted to explore a different variety of […]

Life’s Perspective

    Ethan Johnson shares “Life’s Perspective” on poetry Friday.    I am Ethan Johnson, though known through most of my poems and works as Dulrivo. I am a native Georgian, not the nation mind you, the state; and have enjoyed living in such rural landscapes viewing the courses of […]


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