The rise of a nation free from the sludge of slavery and a new scape of American Dreams; yet now trapped in shallow show, awaiting freedom.
…because being skinny isn’t as simple as it sounds. Here’s a cute poem on procrastination and the unending battle between ice-creams and workouts. You are sure to have a big smile of your face by the end of this poem.
Hear T.S. Eliot Read The Love Song Of J. Alfred Prufrock which is a modernistic poem in the form of a dramatic monologue. A brilliant piece!
A video by filmmaker, Andrea Dorfman, and poet/singer/songwriter, Tanya Davis. Davis wrote the beautiful poem and performed in the video which Dorfman directed, shot, animated by hand and edited. How beautiful it is to be alone, sit by yourself and take a quiet walk within.
Spoken word poem ‘What I Wish I Would Have Told Her’ by Clayton Jennings. Some poems travel through your being and leave you with a restless bliss. This is one such poem.
Sylvia Plath reads her confessional poem ‘Daddy’ describing the figurative image of her father, using interesting metaphors to describe her relationship with him.
To This Day – A spoken word poem by Shane Koyczan. A soul stirring piece that will get you thinking. Little hearts and minds and fragile, handle them with care. Once broken, they are hard to repair.
View poetry in an entirely new and innovative way. Billy Collins, former US Poet Laureate and one of America’s best-selling poets, reads his poem “Forgetfulness” with animation by Julian Grey of Headgear.
Spoken word poem ‘For My Daughter’ by Sarah Kay. A wonderful exploration of parent child relationship performed with sheer brilliance. This poem is sure to touch your heart.
Pablo Neruda’s love poem ‘Tonight I Can Write’ mourns the loss of love that drifted apart on the way. This poem will touch your heart and sing to your soul like never before.
Hear Maya Angelou recite one of her favorite poems “And Still I Rise,” from her volume of poetry And Still I Rise, published in 1978. An inspirational piece to lift up your spirits. Stay HighOnPoems!
A spiritual, rhythmic poem about how one is the other in disguise. About how one may only rise above it all by dropping everything in its entirety. Stitched together with an edit of the whole majestic chaos of life in all its endless ebbs and falls…give up the rising, give up the falling…