The Poetry Question

Discovering the Relevance of Words

THE POWER OF POETRY #33: AMY SAUL-ZERBY

  THE POWER OF POETRY – Amy Saul-Zerby   In order to explain the power of poetry to you, I need you to understand about metaphors. EXAMPLE: TIME IS AN … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

QOTD – Mr. So-and-So

If you’ve watched Whose Line Is It Anyway? you might be familiar with their Superheroes improv game… ACTOR: Look, it’s CAPTAIN FALLS-DOWN-A-LOT Enter CAPTAIN-FALLS-DOWN-A-LOT who trips on his own feet and falls … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Daily Prompt – March 13 – The Beauty of Music

Rules: 1. Use the prompt in the way it’s intended (starting a sentence, the title of the piece, theme, etc) 2. You may write in any format you see fit (fiction, non-fiction, … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

QOTD – That’s News To Me

People hear what they want to hear.  (one man’s thoughtful is another’s vapid) People read what they want to read.  (be it form, genre, source or interpretation) And people believe … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Write the Real, Not the “Real.”

  Write the real. Notice there are no quotation marks around the word “real” in that first sentence; it’s because the words that should go down on paper are those … Continue reading

August 15, 2013 · 3 Comments

Phrase of the week: Friend Zone.

Does the “friend zone” really exist? I think it is just a bunch of horny teenage boys, like myself, and lonely teenage girls who can’t get over the fact that … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Worth of Friendship

Have you ever had a distinct spot that you and your friends venture out to? Eric foreman – from That 70’s Show – and all the other hippies have Eric’s basement. … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

QOTD – What Is Truth?

The beautiful thing about words is that they have more than a denotation and more than a connotation.  Words have meaning, purpose, feeling, and truth. Forgive me for piggy-backing off … Continue reading

July 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

“You Don’t Got No Wins in Mi Casa:” How Method Man and Redman Have Stayed True to Their Word.

Last night I had the opportunity to see two of the true OGs of hip hop – Method Man and Redman – and it became clear to me why rap … Continue reading

June 10, 2013 · 3 Comments

Shut Up and Sing.

Last December, when over twenty children and adults were brutally murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut, thousands of Americans took to social media to express their fear, … Continue reading

May 13, 2013 · 2 Comments

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