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“Once I knew only darkness and stillness…my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living. Helen Keller Our perceptions and interactions make us uniquely who we are. The moment we become aware, everything speaks to us “ not only people but animals, objects, music and art. Poetry first spoke to me because I was a slow reader. Poetry was short. I could manage a poem in reading time at school, going over and over it. Rhymes and rhythms helped me overcome my difficulties..."
Reviews: In the world of poetry, there are those who paint intricate pictures with simple words and those who hone their craft, serving a greater purpose with their pen. In Disabled Monsters, John C. Mannone does both, creating bold displays of imagery while depicting how the human race deals with physical, mental, emotional, and behavioral disabilities.
A Poetry Chapbook: Epigraph "May peace dwell within your heart and understanding in your mind. May courage steel your will and the love of truth forever guide you." Taken from a book of "Thanksgiving Prayers" Prologue, O O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman x On “Becoming a Tree" by James Graham an editorial by Oonah V Joslin
Autumn Poetry at The Linnet's Wings (2015) Prologue, The Sleep-Song of Grainne Over Dermuid. When fleeing from Fionn Mac Cumhaill By Eleanor Hull (Translated) x Epigraph, Where The Mind Is Without Fear by Rabindranath Tagore POEMS Of Creation by Oonah V Joslin 2 Vernon Watkins 1906-1967: A Bard of Bards, editorial, Oonah V Joslin 2015, 3 Pillows of Sounds, Mozart Appeared On The Stage, Betlehem, alisa velaj 14,15, Thanksgiving, Auld Lang Syne (a fairytale), Carla Martin-Wood 16, 24 The Album, Nick Bowman 18 The Nine-Yard Sari, Amma's Rotis, Anna G. Raman 20, 21 Pipes, Barry Charman 23 Autobiography, Listening To Maria Callas, James Graham 26, 33 Dull Day at the Beach, Julie Hogg 27 False Detective, Patricia Walsh 28 Hand Travel, Dave Morehouse 32 The Owatonna Library, Breaking Branches , Ronald E. Shields 30, 35 People in Rooms, Gemma Meek 33 Surface Tension, Colin Will 37 Moving On, Eira Needham 38 The Silver Birch At The Botanics (for Tommy and Nessie Mackay) Maggie Mackay 39 How Facebook Helped a Girl to Get What She Wished For, Miki Byrne 40 Thunderstorm, Nora Brennan 42 Before the Queen's Croquet Party by Marie Lynam Fitzpatrick 43 CLASSIC My Fancy by Lewis Carroll 86 NEW WORLD SPANISH César Vallejo: Poetry in Peru by Stephen Zelnick 45 Translations Alla Lejo, Far Away 48 Los Heraldos Negros, Black Heralds 51 Las personas mayores, The grown-ups 55 El traje que vestia mañana, The suit I wore tomorrow 57 Vusco Volvvver, I want to return 60 Oh las cuatro paredes, The four walls of the cell 63 Nóminadehuesos, Payroll of bones 67 Y no me digan nada, Don’t Say Anything to Me 69 Señores, Good sirs 71 Alturay pelos, Height and Hair 74 Esperanza plañe entre algodones, Hope cries amid cottons 77 80 Translations by Steve Zelnick Bibliography 74 ILLUSTRATIONS Cathy Giles Autumn Berries, 1 Where you lead, 28 Girl Reading, 38
This is a debut poetry collection by Nonnie Augustine, author of poetry and fiction and the poetry editor for The Linnet's Wings. The poems are written in contemporary and traditional forms and many reflect on her experiences as a professional and private person, while other poems comment on the human comedy as most of us seem to live it. There are fifty six poems in seven sections, photographs by Robert Knisel, graphic design by Robert Leslie Smith, and layout by Marie Fitzpatrick of The Linnet's Wings.
A Poetry Chapbook
CONTRIBUTORS, CLASSIC, Langston Hughes,Thomas Hardy
CONTEMPORARY: Oonah V Joslin,Tom Sheehan,Jenni Bravo,Kate Garrett,Jane Burn,A.J. Huffman,Gregor Steele,Jenni Bravo,Dolores Duggan,R K Biswass,Jane Milburn,Gregor Steele,Irena Pasvinter,Jeff Jeppesen,Bill West,Pippa Little,Jim Hatfield,
Margot Brown,Kathleen Cassen Mickelson, Catherine Power Evans,Jo-Ann Newton
SPANISH SECTION:Stephen Zelnick, Catherine Zickgraf, Randy Z. Chavarria