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My biography will be very limited for now.   Here , I can express myself in poetic form but in real life I much rather prefer to be far less forward  I am a 60 year old American citizen , born and raised in the glorious South! A heritage that I am very proud of and thank God for as it is a blessing indeed ~

Currently married to my beautiful young wife(Riza) a lovely filipina  lady and we have a fantastic 7 year old son, Justin ~

I have truly lived a very wild life as a younger man but now find myself finally very happily settled down for the duration of my life~

I decided to rest here and express myself with hopes that it may in some way help others, for I see here a very diverse  and fine gathering of poets, artists, and caring folks~

Quickly finding friends here that amaze me with such great talent~~

I invite any and all to comment on my writes and send me soup mail to discuss

whatever seems important to them ~


The Importance of Poetry, It's the key to happiness

Blog Posted:1/24/2020 10:38:00 AM

A short excerpt from the link given below. Which fairly well mirrors my thoughts and lifetime spent reading, writing and enjoying poetry.
Does this mirror any of your feelings, life experiences and time reading and writing poetry? 
I hope you will feel free to share with other poets.... As Poetry fellowship is a very important part of keeping poetry alive and flourishing,
in this often dark, sad, and unrelentingly fast paced and unmerciful world. God bless.... Robert J. Lindley

https://www.theodysseyonline.com/importance-poetry

The Importance of Poetry
It's the key to happiness.
Adeline Fecker University of Oregon Oct 10, 2016


In our culture we are experiencing a crisis where American people are the unhappiest people in the world statistically. How do we solve this? I answer: Mindfullness, gratitude, and poetry.


Writing Poetry

From a writer’s perspective, writing poetry can be equally elusive as reading poetry. When I first started writing poetry, the advice I always heard was practice, find your voice, keep a journal. I did all these things but still my poems were flat and inert. What was I missing? I poured over poems by Angelou, Shakespeare, Austen, and Wilde looking for a pattern, something I could emulate. This was the problem. I was unwilling to open my heart. I thought poetry could be a mask I could craft. But no matter how beautiful I made it, it would never come to life. It would never fit on another person’s face. It did not eve fit on mine.

My first poem that came alive was written in the dark late at night. I was lying in bed and I felt something stifling me. I could not sleep. I let the thoughts stew in my head until they could not remain locked away forever. I reached for my journal and I wrote.

Vulnerability was the key. Poetry is about expressing those thoughts and feelings we keep the most suppressed. We must be honest with ourselves about what we feel in order to write anything worth reading. It’s stopping and grabbing a thought by the tail and pulling it up into our conscious mind. It’s trying to express the beauty, and wonder we see. It’s about connecting our hearts and our minds to ourselves and our surroundings. It’s about finding peace.

Poetry is perhaps a more effective stress relief than working out or meditating because it forces you to express your feelings through words, which helps you not only understand your feelings but also communicate them more effectively. Furthermore, it is a skill that will remain in use for your entire life no matter what you end up doing professionally.

So reach for the pen, and let go of those things that have been burdening your freedom. Read poetry with your heart and let it affect you. The answer to our questions about the meaning of life, and the purpose of pain were written in poems. They have always been there.

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Date: 1/24/2020 8:27:00 PM
Robert, I agree that poetry is a wonderful way to express one's emotions and it's a definite expression of oneself. It can also be purely a fun hobby and an expression of creativity. Thanks for your wonderful blog!
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Date: 1/24/2020 8:44:00 PM
Thank you my friend. True , poetry is exactly what the writer puts into it. And the more sincerity, heart and soul, the better it will be received. If one write purely for fun , that is perfectly ok. As such serves a valid purpose and may be enjoyed by many readers...
Date: 1/24/2020 6:24:00 PM
Robert, thanks for sharing, yes, all that was written is true, we must write from our heart or the words are flat with no emotion _Constance
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Date: 1/24/2020 8:42:00 PM
Thank you my friend. My first serious poetry was at age 15 , a couple months after my father died from cancer. I needed to express the depths of my grief, and those first set of about 20 poems put me on a road that I am still on now 50 years later.
Date: 1/24/2020 3:32:00 PM
Yes. I find I am the most creative and do my best work when I struggle and am in pain and need to make sense of things.
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Date: 1/24/2020 5:27:00 PM
Thank you my friend. I have spells where such is the motivation for my poetry. At other times it is my way of helping others to see despite so many setbacks, sorrows, foibles in life - one may still find great happiness and blessings are still given.. God bless...
Date: 1/24/2020 11:12:00 AM
Excellent blog Robert, I started writing when my hubby underwent cancer surgery in 2013 and it certainly has helped me through the most difficult period of my life during the last 6 years. I find it so cathartic and often try and write funny poems to make people smile:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 1/24/2020 1:26:00 PM
I am glad that you found it to be such a healing and wonderful blessing my friend. And by way of your benefiting, you have thus gifted and blessed others in numerous ways! In that positive process, we all benefit from your inner spirit and uplifting poetic expressions... ...

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MoUNTAIN DRoP Rhymedeath,depression,
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Black Diamond Night Epicbody,death,history,lonely
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Crying River Balladbeautiful,cry,deep,freedo
Colours in our lives Rhymebeauty,color,
Daddy Free verseblue,dad,depression,fathe
Indian Ink Dramatic Verseabuse,autumn,death,deep,f
A New Bird Rhymebirth,
When Love Found Me Rhymeblessing,love,
Mist Song Rhymebeauty,music,nature,
Wild Love Narrativegarden,love,rose,sweet,
I Walk on Water Free verseintrospection,life,
The Blackberry and The Rose Personificationimagination
Strong Point Sonnetlove,
I Hate You All Light Versedark,death,philosophy,sad
So She Broke your Heart Free verseanalogy,betrayal,hope,lov
Fragment Trioletlight
The Perfect Painting Rhymeart,beauty,
Diamond in the Sky Sonnetstar,
In One Fell Swoop Free verselost love,
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To a Despondent Friend Quatraindepression,
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The tree of life Rhymeage,child,death,mystery,t
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Her Hidden Gem Rhymemother,voice,
Eyes of Blue Rhymefreedom,hero,memorial day
MY DAY IS COMING Rhymefriendship,journey,life,
SOMETIMES Rhymeblessing,thanks,
THE LORDS SWEET MORNING Rhymemusic,nature,
Letting Go Rhymeson,
What is Love Sonnetlove,
Releasing Me Sonnethappiness,peace,
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Angel Tears Light Verseangel,
Put Your Head on My Shoulder Light Versedance,romantic,
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Written in a Graveyard Sonnetdeath,
Invitation Rhymelost love,
His Song and Mine I do not know?bird,life,poems,prison,,L
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Sweet Memories Rhymelost love,
Oak Rhymetree,
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Midnight Poet Free verseaddiction,character,devot
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Kresge's Five And Dime Stores Rhymenostalgia,
Intolerable Rhymeabuse,betrayal,racism,
Amidst the Fallen Petals Free verselonging,love,
The Evil Eye Rhymeevil,
My Fallen Brother Rhymeangst,brother,history,los
Eccentric Eyes Sonnetpain,
The Sowing Free versedevotion,
Autumn's Dreams Of A Country Road Rhymenature,seasons,
Bobcat Moon Rhymeautumn,friendship,loss,mo
Yellow Shoes in the Darkness Quatrainme,metaphor,places,yellow
Broken Dramatic Verseabsence,death,emo,emotion
Holding a wilting red rose Versedeath,mother,mothers day,
Deep in Nature Sonnetnature,
The Black Dragon Free versecorruption,courage,hope,w
Ragnarok: The Storm Epyllionweather,
THE ART OF LIFE Rhymeart,inspiration,poetry,
When Shadows Fall Rhymelife,music,nature,seasons
The Clock it Mocks Free versebreak up,heartbroken,jeal
Heaven or Hell Free versedark,heaven,light,love,
Headache Free versefreedom,success,
O The Grieving Free versedeath,funeral,grief,
Eccentricity In Love Sonnetlove,universe,
Wild pure and free love Free versebeautiful,love,romance,
Sunset Tableau Versepain,
Ancient Warrior Iambic Pentameterangst,culture,native amer
Starstruck in your deep Beauty Free versebeautiful,beauty,flower,l
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Light Versesoldier,violence,war,
Whilst walking through the woods Sonnetanimal,beauty,bird,nature
Tear Drops Free verseallegory,desire,devotion,
Outside Looking In Rhymecharacter,community,histo
Church Quatrainblessing,change,devotion,
Rain over Vietnam Quaternrain,war,
Why So Afraid Iambic Pentameterlove,
Long Distance Dreamer Light Versebeautiful,i miss you,long
Small Passerene Birds Rhymebeautiful,romantic,season
But I Must Stay Villanellesad,
On Blood's Own Sand Free versedeath,desire,emotions,pas
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