Poem of the Week: In A Matter of Hours, In Matter of One Day

Welcome to Poem of the Week, an annual feature on this blog that celebrates National Poetry Month. Every Sunday, in the month of April, start the week off with an uplifting poem and discovery why poetry still matters.

Library Zine Information Session This Week!

Interested in being published in the next issue of the “Library Zine! Voices Across the New York Public Library“? Then join our information session! We will be discussing the submission requirements, general timeline, and what to expects after you submit for this year’s theme, “Dear Future Self…”

Librarians: Let Our Voices Be Heard

Calling all Librarians! As states and cities start to reopen after a three month lockdown, most groups and organizations are in a rush to return to a sense of normalcy. One of those organizations are public libraries. During the lockdown, the importance of libraries and their position in society has become more dominant and essentialContinue reading “Librarians: Let Our Voices Be Heard”

Fortress of Solitude

My recent trip through the English countryside was my fifth time visiting the country. I didn’t plan to visit the UK this many times. It was just a stroke of luck and an opportunity that I couldn’t pass up. Some may think it is unusual to visit one place so many times. You may sayContinue reading “Fortress of Solitude”

Weekly Tea Discussion: Censorship

Since┬áBanned Books week is coming to a close, I thought discussing censorship would be a perfect way to end the week. When this annual event occurs, it always amazes how underappreciated reading is in society. Really, think about it. Book lovers show appreciation for it all the time, but rest of the world? They takeContinue reading “Weekly Tea Discussion: Censorship”

Twinkle in Your Smile

You raise us up in the air Our laughter gives us joy Your smile widens Our happiness brightens The first time we see The twinkle in your eye   Your visits overflow with our accomplishments We sing We draw Piano keys are graced with our fingers Your joy rises and brings A twinkle in yourContinue reading “Twinkle in Your Smile”

Poem of the Week: Peace of It All

And we end National Poetry Month with a poem I written recently. Hope you enjoy and thanks for reading the Poems of the Week! Through the countryside The rolling hills The brisk wind The dewy smell English nature beckons a call Books pile high Cup of tea by my side I lay down on theContinue reading “Poem of the Week: Peace of It All”