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

Top 10 Quotes From T. S. Eliot, by Popular Vote

This month, we are celebrating Poetry at Literati Pulp. Here are the top 10 quotes from the T. S. Eliot, by popular vote*. *Selected from GoodReads highest rated quotes.  “For last year's words belong to last year's language And next year's words await another voice.” 3,682 Likes  “Only those who will risk going too far … Continue reading Top 10 Quotes From T. S. Eliot, 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’

Analysis [In Just-] Poem by ee cummings (Or: When I Fell In Love With Poetry)

As readers, we have all had those special moments when we started to fall in love with words. It might have been your 10th birthday when Grandma gave you a copy of Matilda or perhaps being cast in a school Shakespeare play. Wherever or whenever these moments were, that art piece always keeps a place … Continue reading Analysis [In Just-] Poem by ee cummings (Or: When I Fell In Love With Poetry)