Monthly Archives: August 2012

“The Word Heard by Many” by J. Nichole Noel

The Word Heard by Many A tribute to Angela. In loving memory of Michael A woman’s internal struggles with God, herself, and the doctor, after having being diagnosed with CANCER. “Every day since I was a child I wore a … Continue reading

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100,000 Poets for Change + Culture Days Celebrations in London

Event Updates from London’s Poet Laureate, Penn Kemp: Tuesday, September 11, 6:30 – 7:00 pm on CHRW radio: Gathering Voices features 100,000 Poets for Change, with US organizer Michael Rothenberg as well as London organizers Penn Kemp, Andreas Gripp and Rob Raymond. Appropriate … Continue reading

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“Reunited” by Maggie Sue Traynor

The rhythmic flames, performing in a seductive movement. Patiently waiting for that special moment when time Ceases to exist. We gather together to commemorate thy memory, Honor thy journey and pray that our paths will once again Unite. The tranquil … Continue reading

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“The Play of Life” by Maggie Sue Traynor

The feeling of helplessness consuming whatever energy that remains. A call for help fills the frigid moonlit night. The darkness portrays the curtain. The moon in its fullest glory–attributes of the main character, in this play we refer to as … Continue reading

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“Echo of the Reaper” by SerpentStare

Death stalks tonight; But guilty footprints, shrieking truth, betray his passage. His heart’s a drum in sharp staccato, Pounding mortal fear in mortal danger. The darkness whispers: “There is no escape…” Blood on his fingers And fire in the black, … Continue reading

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“The Idle Artist” by SerpentStare

I sit by the river, and it is a river of paint, the reeds like brushes, dipping and lifting it away to an imaginary canvas. I am Van Gogh, watching my vision flower across the sky, colouring the clouds, giving them … Continue reading

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Poetry London announces Reading Series for 2012-2013 season

The 2012-2013 season of the Poetry London Reading Series kicks off on Wed. Sept. 26, 2012.  Join Poetry London in their 9th season as they present the best new and established voices in Canadian poetry. Visit http://www.poetrylondon.ca/ for more details about this free event, and to view the … Continue reading

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“Deceptions” by Maggie Sue Traynor

The innocence has been ripped away, like the skin of an innocent animal, left to die. Not for food, but for the thrill of the hunt. Imagine: the void, when one’s stripped away of one’s innocence–an empty shell is all … Continue reading

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Attention all poets! London Open Mic Poetry Night – a new (local) opportunity for creative expression

This is the only non-slam open mic for London-area poets and will be taking place on the first Wednesday of each month, starting October 3, 2012. There will be over an hour of open mic (five minutes per reader) plus … Continue reading

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“Imprisoned” by Maggie Sue Traynor

Confined by unforeseen restrictions, no bars, yet the confinement remains the same. The freedom no longer exists, replaced by fear of the unknown. No longer able to function in a normal manner, the supports have now been replaced. Deprived of the requisites needed for … Continue reading

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