1/16/2022 – 1/23/2022 Weekly Poem – From A Gas Station Outside Providence – By Mike Doughty (Audio)

From A Gas Station Outside Providence – by Mike Doughty This kiss, unfinished, lips to receiver in the parking lot,a pucker shot through a fiber optic wireto an answering machinetoward switchboards and stations transmittingin blips to satellites, this kissthrown earthward … Continue reading 1/16/2022 – 1/23/2022 Weekly Poem – From A Gas Station Outside Providence – By Mike Doughty (Audio)

1/02/2022 – 1/09/2022 Weekly Poem – A January Night – by Thomas Hardy

A January Nightby Thomas Hardy The rain smites more and more,The east wind snarls and sneezes;Through the joints of the quivering doorThe water wheezes. Poems of the Week for The Monarch Writers.com are chosen by our resident poet Jennifer Patino … Continue reading 1/02/2022 – 1/09/2022 Weekly Poem – A January Night – by Thomas Hardy

12/05/2021 – 12/12/2021 Weekly Poem – I Am Much Too Alone In This World, Yet Not Alone – By Rainer Maria Rilke

“I Am Much Too Alone in This World, Yet Not Alone”By: Rainer Maria RilkeTranslated by: Annemarie S. Kidder I am much too alone in this world, yet not alone    enoughto truly consecrate the hour.I am much too small in … Continue reading 12/05/2021 – 12/12/2021 Weekly Poem – I Am Much Too Alone In This World, Yet Not Alone – By Rainer Maria Rilke

11/28/2021 – 12/05/2021 Weekly Poem – Here’s an Ocean Tale – by Kwoya Fagin Maples

Here’s an Ocean Tale By Kwoya Fagin Maples My brother still bites his nails to the quick,but lately he’s been allowing them to grow.So much hurt is forgotten with the horizonas backdrop. It comes down to simple math. The beach … Continue reading 11/28/2021 – 12/05/2021 Weekly Poem – Here’s an Ocean Tale – by Kwoya Fagin Maples

10/17/2021 – 10/24/2021 Weekly Poem – Art – by Herman Melville

Art BY HERMAN MELVILLE In placid hours well-pleased we dreamOf many a brave unbodied scheme.But form to lend, pulsed life create,What unlike things must meet and mate:A flame to melt—a wind to freeze;Sad patience—joyous energies;Humility—yet pride and scorn;Instinct and study; love … Continue reading 10/17/2021 – 10/24/2021 Weekly Poem – Art – by Herman Melville