Category: Culture Passion

In Poetry What Are Free Verse And Haiku

And no spoken poetry, that most ancient varietal, from which all poetry has descended. In this piece, I’ll be referencing two spiritual forms of poetry, free verse and haiku, and how breath plays. Scylla And Charybdis Greek Mythology In Greek mythology, Scylla and Charybdis lurked on opposite sides of the Strait of Messina, between Sicily […]

Sad Eid Poetry Images

Millions of people around the world are celebrating Eid ul-Fitr this week, marking the end of Ramadan. London is hosting a special event to see in the end of the Muslim holy month, welcoming thousands. Expressing myself in images and lines felt very natural. I love the sound of language.” At the University of Alabama, […]

Scylla And Charybdis Greek Mythology

In Greek mythology, Scylla and Charybdis lurked on opposite sides of the Strait of Messina, between Sicily and Calabria, Italy. Avoiding one meant passing too close to the other. Iranian native Hani. It’s not every day that Greek mythology can explain legislative conundrums. Then the government shuts down. “It’s like Scylla and Charybdis,” quipped Rep. […]

Poetry Of Paul Laurence Dunbar

It’s kind of like being locked up in a prison cell. Well, Paul Laurence Dunbar’s "Sympathy" is a poem that describes the terrible experience of being a bird stuck in a cage. The bird in this poem flaps its wings and sings, but not because it’s happy. A new restaurant and bar planned for downtown […]

Find The Author Of A Poem

The author of several poetry collections, as well as five earlier works of essays. Preparing for the dog’s demise Lynch. Photo by Nils on Unsplash. Author’s note: The original title of this poem was “Il Miglior Fabbro”. It was inspired by T.S. Eliot’s famous dedication from “The Wasteland”, where he praises Ezra Pound. Images Of […]