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“Is there a better method of departure by night than this quiet bon voyage with an open book, the sole companion who has come to see you off, to wave you into the dark waters beyond language?” Billy Collins, Questions About Angels POETS READING THE NEWS is a digital platform open to world-wide submissions of unsolicited and original poetry and prose. “Poets Reading the News encourages writers of all backgrounds to submit their writing,… Read More

The Unfettered Canticle of Trees Still for a moment the church bells pealing the ancient canonical hours. Still the lyric call of the muezzin. Silence the Shacharit, the Mincha, the Arvit. Stay the wheels and the flying flags. Let nature’s prayer alone reverberate in the unfettered canticle of trees. – Jamie Dedes Notes: Opportunity Knocks replaces Sunday Announcements.   Links to articles, events and news of interest to poets and writers are regularly published on… Read More

“Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow with gold at both ends.” Aberjhani, Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry Notes: Opportunity Knocks replaces Sunday Announcements.   Links to articles, events and news of interest to poets and writers are regularly published on The Poet by Day FaceBook Page.   You are welcome (encouraged) to share your work and announcements on The BeZine… Read More

Time will say nothing but I told you so, Time only knows the price we have to pay; If I could tell you I would let you know. If we should weep when clowns put on their show, If we should stumble when musicians play, Time will say nothing but I told you so. There are no fortunes to be told, although, Because I love you more than I can say, If… Read More