Category Archives: Poems

Poem: Achieving excellence what is the relevance?

Achieving excellence what is the relevance? Obesity is now our new travesty. Those with no rhythm try to steal our time. As a token they collect spirits they have broken. Are we slave to our wage, let’s turn that page. … Continue reading

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Working to Live or Living to Work?

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Edible Canada Lily

Lilium canadense, commonly called either the Canada Lily, Wild Yellow-Lily, or the Meadow Lily. Lilium in the early rain bowing and kissing the ground sun lifted spirit written by poet John Beam   Canada Lily flowers are edible raw. seeds … Continue reading

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“Desiderata” (Latin: “desired things”)

My “Photo Poem”  “Desiderata” (Latin: “desired things”) is a 1927 prose poem by American writer Max Ehrmann.

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Afterglow Visual Poem

by Helen Lowrie Marshall

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Community Art Projects

LA Commons Welcome to the LA Commons website! Here you can learn how we Create art in our community-based art projects, how we Celebrate L.A.’s vibrancy through arts and culture, and how you can Connect to the hidden cultural treasures … Continue reading

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“Anxiety is the architect”

2ND ANNUAL ANXIETYBC WRITING, POETRY, PHOTO, AND VINE VIDEO CONTEST WINNERS Poetry Submission 1st place Tessa Mouzourakis Anxiety is the architect that builds nothing into something. It lays a foundation of worry and paints the walls with fear. It traps … Continue reading

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Will I SEE YOU ?

  Will I SEE YOU ? Today time had no relevance, only showed me its benevolence. I was staring at death and was it taking its last breath? Are my poems only a sign of my unrelenting omens? Whether it … Continue reading

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To Writers Who Struggle with Self-Compassion #1000Speak

To Writers Who Struggle with Self-Compassion #1000Speak. Christy Birmingham, freelance writer and author, based in BC, Canada.    

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Spoken Word Poem

I wrote and recorded my very first spoken word poem. It’s not perfect but with my anxiety it was the best I could do in terms of recording the video.  

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