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Walt Whitman and Johnny Stallings

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Sye Sanders ::: Love on the Forecourt

Started by Michael Levin Feb 6, 2016. 0 Replies

Sye reads from his latest book of poetry "Nasty Little Intro #7".  Taxi cabs, steamy windows, messages…Continue

Tags: sye, Love on the Forecourt, sanders, zoobird, zoo

Your Camel is Loaded to Sing

Started by Michael Levin Mar 28, 2012. 0 Replies

Your Camel is…Continue

Tags: camel, poetry, hafiz

For Heidi

Started by Lois Hudson. Last reply by Tim Kinney Jul 1, 2011. 1 Reply

We want to keep you safe and sound,Away from danger all around,And so at home you'll have to stay,And live your life some other wayInstead of chasing butterfliesOr birds beneath the bright blue…Continue

Tags: zoo, poetry, Zoobird, poem, Lois

A Tribute to Charles Bukowski...on his birthday!

Started by Michael Levin. Last reply by Tim Kinney Jun 30, 2011. 1 Reply

Charles Bukowski. Iconic. Unique, original, prolific. What he wanted to say, he said. He wrote tremendous numbers of stories, poetry, and what he wrote, he wrote without shame, in a clean, terse…Continue

Tags: poetry, writing, bulowski

Gary Snyder on Ecology and Poetry - part 1

Started by Michael Levin. Last reply by Michael Levin Jun 24, 2011. 2 Replies

Gary Snyder inspired writer Jack Kerouac. He's represented by a character in "The Dharma Bums". But, he's a real character in this life. He's lucid, funny and thought provoking. Enjoy a bit of…Continue

Tags: poetry, kerouac, ryder, snyder, writing

Bluebird, by Bukowski

Started by Michael Levin Oct 15, 2010. 0 Replies

The Irish love the spoken word...reciting poetry from memory is an admired skill...I was at Finca Mycol (…Continue

Tags: poetry, off-grid, mycol, guy, finca

A Child Who Could Not Speak

Started by Lois Hudson. Last reply by Lois Hudson Sep 28, 2009. 2 Replies

Words bounce from his mouthLike gumballs jumpingFrom their slippery slotClattering to the floorScatteringRolling falling....Thoughts tied behind in darkinessPounding strugglingTo be freed.In his…Continue

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