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Full-Text Articles in Poetry

The Valley, Sheila Cohlmia Dec 2018

The Valley, Sheila Cohlmia

Westview

I wander through a deep narrow valley


Tennyson, By Allergies Immured, John Bradshaw Dec 2018

Tennyson, By Allergies Immured, John Bradshaw

Westview

Window bound I sit and ponder Letting my sheltered eyes go wander.


Nowhere Is Nowhere, Catherine Mccraw Dec 2018

Nowhere Is Nowhere, Catherine Mccraw

Westview

People often speak of rural Western Oklahoma as the middle of nowhere.


September's Grapes, Sheila A. Murphy Dec 2018

September's Grapes, Sheila A. Murphy

Westview

There’s grief from harvest early, or too late: bitter, hard, or over-ripened fruit.


Tuesday Night, Amber Thompson Dec 2018

Tuesday Night, Amber Thompson

Westview

The coppery softness of cinnamon sticks to my fingers.


Plowing, Kevin Oakes Dec 2018

Plowing, Kevin Oakes

Westview

As a kid growing up on a farm You are expected to learn how to plow


Ode To Being In-Between, Corey S. Ullman Oct 2018

Ode To Being In-Between, Corey S. Ullman

Student Publications

A poem about melancholy, loneliness, airports, and travelling.


Gonna Die (Poem), Wes Grooms Jul 2018

Gonna Die (Poem), Wes Grooms

disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory

No abstract provided.


Garden Of Flawless, Joe Chiodo Apr 2018

Garden Of Flawless, Joe Chiodo

The Crambo

A poem about bonsai trees.


Elegy To My Eyes, Grace E. Timko Apr 2018

Elegy To My Eyes, Grace E. Timko

Student Publications

This elegiac poem focuses on the speaker's limited eyesight as she wakes up in the morning after letting her contacts dry up overnight.


Saxophone, Robert Waldruff Jan 2018

Saxophone, Robert Waldruff

Mighty Pen Project Anthology & Archive

This piece was written by a student of the Mighty Pen Project. The Mighty Pen Project is an organization based in Richmond, Virginia, that offers a classroom experience for veterans to learn how to write and, if they so choose, share their own stories.


Anonymous, Jack Frazer Jan 2018

Anonymous, Jack Frazer

Mighty Pen Project Anthology & Archive

A dust-off pilot in Vietnam recalls the tragedy of the war seen through his eyes, his rescue missions.

Articles, stories, and other compositions in this archive were written by participants in the Mighty Pen Project. The program, developed by author David L. Robbins, and in partnership with Virginia Commonwealth University and the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond, Virginia, offers veterans and their family members a customized twelve-week writing class, free of charge. The program encourages, supports, and assists participants in sharing their stories and experiences of military experience so both writer and audience may benefit.