Tag Archive | poetry

4 Lies People Believe About Poetry

Guest Blogger: T.J. Akers I have a confession. A terrible, dark, and…disturbing confession. I like…poetry. There, I said it. Don’t judge me. Okay, so I’m playing up the melodrama here, but poetry once was a beloved form of pop culture and a time-tested institution. In our modern culture, poetry has fallen from grace—or has it? […]

What’s the Use of Poetry?

If you are anything like me, then you will not be particularly fond of poetry. We studied it at school but I guess I never really saw the point. There probably was a point, I figured, otherwise why even teach it? But the teachers at my school never bothered much with the reasons for learning […]

I Will

I Will

I lie awake but I am dead inside, my body aches and eyes are wide, open and shut, at the same time. I am weary from striving to reach the top of the hill; the way out of this place I like to call “home”. It is home. A home of hurt, of sickness, of […]

A Bit Of Poetry

A Bit Of Poetry

Although you may not know it by your first passing glance I  too, know what it’s like to be with no chance. I too, have been there, done that as far as life goes, and maybe I’m young But I’ve had me some throes Just ’cause I’m smiling Doesn’t mean I don’t fear… you may […]

Mountain, Move.

A few years ago, I heard the whisper of God. It was clear as these words on this screen. It said, I know the plans I have for you. Plans for hope and success and not harm. You can do this. Now I’m the One telling you that you can, but you have to put […]

Through

I am a poet at heart. Today no commentary, no soul-searching…just love. :} Love will come through. In time of sickness, sadness, pain, and through those constant struggles and strain, it has to come through. Through the darkness, through the tears, through the doubt through all of our years… Love will come through. In your heart, in […]

Who Said You Were A Writer?

Writer. Wikipedia says this: The word is almost synonymous with author.Skilled writers are able to use language to portray ideas and images, whether fiction, non-fiction or creative nonfiction. A writer may compose in many different forms including poetry, prose, or music. Accordingly, a writer may rank as a poet, novelist, copywriter, composer, lyricist, playwright, mythographer, […]