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“Ah, love, let us be true To one another! for the world, which seems To lie before us like a land of dreams, So various, so beautiful, so new, Hath really neither joy, nor love, nor light, Nor certitude, nor peace, nor help for pain; And we are here as on a darkling plain Swept with confused alarms of struggle and flight, Where ignorant armies clash by night.” Matthew Arnold, Dover Beach… 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

“Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.” Novalis The 15th Annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest officially began in April, as part of the celebration of National Poetry Month. This year there are five new contest categories: Who Is The Most Important Person In My Life?” “What Treasure Would I Like To Discover?” “What Don’t I Know About You That I Should?” “What Would I Do If I Ruled The World?” “Should… Read More