Friday, September 11, 2009

Line by Line

Line by Line is a weekly (hopefully) feature from my subscriptions of poets’ blogs.








wish my breast could know the sun
the same way this girl
knows danger
from Glossy by Nilsa V Torres

pour like milk from the mouth
of a hand-made antique
from Be Real Black  by Melanie Henderson

We kiss on the moon
And cuddle with the sun
from Grey Matters by Ain Hd on Black Woman Lost & Found

The treadmill is calling my name
This muffin top, showing my shame
from The Treadmill is Calling by Evelyn Alfred

Down by the Riverside
I Stood on the River of Jordan
from West African Sand by Alisa Lawton

You could play a unicorn or a wizard or golden fleece.
from  Mythical Creatures by Bianca Spriggs (by introduction of Roberto Mulatto)


Take a few moments, read and comment on their poems at their blogs.

8 comments:

  1. What an awesome idea for a series of posts! I will be checking these out, and glad you found Bianca. She's an amazing poet.

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  2. Thank you, Keith. It's my take on Canrival Friday where blogs link to other blogs. Twitter has a similiar concept with Follow Friday.

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  3. Thank you again for the feature! I am off to read the other poets!

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  4. Nilsa, you're welcome. I'm off to post comments on these blogs myself!

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  5. Thank you for finding me, for your comment and for the goal of your blog. Keep up this fabulous endeavor!

    Mel

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  6. Well Mel, I changed the tagline from highlighting Black women poets and songwriters to documenting my feelings. It will be something a bit easier to live up to, though I'll still highlight poets and songwriters.

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  7. I'm just now seeing this! Very flattered to be re-posted here. April was a good month for trying out new things! You know...I never got into Dungeons and Dragons but I did read a whole lot of sci-fi/fantasty, mythology, so I guess I may as well have. :-) Thanks for stopping by!

    Bianca

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  8. Bianca, Thank you for stopping by. It's never too late to comment! As you see, I'll go deep into someone's RSS feed and find these jewels. The fantasy/scifi themes saturate this poem. Octavia Butler would be proud.

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