EPIC Poetry Group: Betrayal, Infidelity, As a Rose Unfolds Itself

The latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. Betrayal “I love you and I will always be faithful to you.” No doubt he meant it on the day and the year of the postmark. So little time from moon to rising moon; in his need for novelty, the eye was wandering…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — Prayer, Summer Boys, Our Beach House

Here’s the latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. Three different EPIC Group poets will read their short works at 2 p.m. each day of the Edmonds Arts Festival — June 14, 15, 16. Learn more in our previous story. Prayer When I was a child, prayer was to be memorized and…

EPIC Poet’s Corner — Travel, A Gathering Around the Family Piano

My Edmonds News presents the latest installment of a new feature, Poet’s Corner, from the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group.  Travel My decision to travel, is more than the when, where or how, I am not dependant on a travel agency, my spirit guide is history, unflinching, ingrained, deep, dark, dank, unforgiving, I grew up listening to The Grand…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — Summer Constellations, Dogfish, Duluth 1930

My Edmonds News is pleased to present the latest installment of Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group.  Summer Constellations A Snohomish hay field rusts in the sun in early July a red the color of an American robin who dusky orisons plea for night. The twilight lingers but eventually gives way to moonless star-splashed…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — Letting go, Knowing…

My Edmonds News is pleased to present the latest installment of  Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. Letting go “Please wait while I connect your call,” says the voice that cares not one whit if I speak to the party I wish to speak to. And why do I have to send my social…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — Hollyhocks, Neighborhoods, Sitting

My Edmonds News presents the latest installment of a new feature, Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. Hollyhocks Hollyhocks stood child high all along the hedged driveway made of brown dust as fine as talcum powder, and soft as a kitten under bare feet. Grandad kept his pipes in a rack on a shelf…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — The Poet’s Canvas, Shadow, Snowbound

My Edmonds News is pleased to present the latest installment of  Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. The Poet’s Canvas Paint a picture with words. Apply the oil paints of adjectives, the acrylics of verbs and adverbs. Create colors of music for the hearer, for the reader. Apply vibrating palettes of color, flaming, energizing,…

EPIC Poetry Group: Poet’s Corner — Uncle Blue, Tapping on Cobblestones

My Edmonds News is pleased to introduce a new feature, Poet’s Corner, presented by the Edmonds-based EPIC Poetry Group. Uncle Blue (In that shadowed moment when wakefulness is fitful and sleep is a hill yet to climb, I think of Uncle Blue.) In my sleepless fog I become a kid, playing in the street, again, listening…