THE POET BY DAY

Daily Archives: January 17, 2017

This is Unitarian Universalist Minister Rev. Ben Meyers’ sermon celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday and delivered to our congregation on Sunday, January 15. Yesterday, this congregation opened its heart and its doors to our neighbors and friends for the twenty-eighth consecutive year of celebrating this holiday, which commemorates the life and legacy of the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. We organize this event in conjunction with the Annual Essay, Poetry and Art Contest. This contest, which… Read More

I discovered Roger McGough’s work awhile back and in fact posted this before. I’m doing so again because – as I said the headline – we need some laughs. Life’s gotten entirely too serious. McGough’s range is broad from humorous to serious and  he has about fifty published books. “Yes, you can feel very alone as a poet and you sometimes think, is it worth it? Is it worth carrying on? But because there were other… Read More