An Astronomical Poem
Another fun poem in the series. This time it's about playing the popular game of "scrabble".
Someone says they see brilliance in your poetry, but it may not really be there. The Emperor had no clothes, though many people claimed he did.
The late Amiri Baraka lost his New Jersey poet laureateship after the Anti-Defamation League denounced Baraka's nonsensical and anti-Semitic screed, "Somebody Blew Up America."
If you want to win a poetry contest, you can always start your own. It will be hard to chose between the finalists, but it doesn't really matter.
Yusef Komunyakaa's speaker attempts to examine and dramatize the character flaw called "pride," but its failed personification renders the deadly sin a flat odiousness of unrealized character.
Climate alarmist Al Gore joked to his publisher that W. B. Yeats had penned the poem in Gore's latest book; sadly, the publisher seemed to fall for it, before Gore admitted to scribbling it.
Barbara Guest's poem "A Way of Being" epitomizes the length to which the inferiority of language sometimes spills kernels of ancient attitudes that threaten to mock and ridicule.
A Trio of silly poems about small things that can annoy us on a daily basis.
A simple poetic tribute to Google