The Writing On The Floor: Poetry of the Homeless in Dublin

by Lee Cross For about 2 years in Dublin there has been a tactic used by the homeless, and the tragically addicted, of writing their thoughts in chalk on the floor of the two busiest shopping streets (Grafton and Henry – if you are aware of this part of the world). Do people read it? … Continue reading The Writing On The Floor: Poetry of the Homeless in Dublin

5 Great Poems About Drinking

Here are 5 great poems about drinking for a Saturday night. [Collected by Regina Kenney] Get Drunk  by Charles Baudelaire Always be drunk. That's it. The great imperative. In order not to feel the horrible burden of Time bruise your shoulders, grinding you into the earth, Get drunk and stay drunk.  But on what? On wine, … Continue reading 5 Great Poems About Drinking

Top 10 Quotes from Allen Ginsberg, by Popular Vote

This month, we are celebrating Poetry at Literati Pulp. Here are the top 10 quotes from the Allen Ginsberg, by popular vote*. [Gathered by William Kenney] *Selected from GoodReads highest rated quotes.  “Follow your inner moonlight; don't hide the madness.” 4,313 Likes “I don't think there is any truth. There are only points of view. … Continue reading Top 10 Quotes from Allen Ginsberg, by Popular Vote

What Most People Don’t Know About ‘The Road Less Traveled’

by Regina Kenney, @Regina_Kenney Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and so did the understanding of this poem. I can’t help but smile when I see “I took the road less traveled” on garden stones, refrigerator magnets, and office coffee mugs because it is perhaps the most misunderstood piece of poetry. The modern, ubiquitous … Continue reading What Most People Don’t Know About ‘The Road Less Traveled’