Zumwalt Poems Online

Excellent online articles and posts

Many of today’s best writing is not found in books or magazines but out on the blogosphere.

Here are some particularly good articles and/or posts I recommend both for content and the quality of writing.

Newest Entries



A Leaf in the Wind

Sky Raft Wanderer

Oncoming Rains





Conflict on a Plate, or Food Nemeses 

On the road with Goethe and his Erlking

Locked by a Stalker


Previously Added

Race and Racism [While race is an invented concept, racism is not]

Sex will save your relationship

If I Were Blind

Like California


When Lazarus Died

Cockroach Poem

False Hope

Paper Airplane

Captain and Mother Too

The darker me [Good use of meter in this poem: note the shift from iambic to emphasize “Where I can let my demons play.” Then back to iambic for one line and then: “I heard your whisper, granted your wish” and then later “That I’m not normal, I’m not quite right” (real shift) with shortening of lines: (5,4=9;5,4=9;4,4=8;2[welcome],5=7)]

Memory Stick (A Trick of the Tongue)>

Legacy of Ashes (A training Manual)

Diamond Beauty

She’s A Saint

Frozen Violets

On Returning

Autumn (2)


One Fall

Dying to Fly [Excellent command of rhymes and meter]

Aeternitas circumnavigates the inner landscape

Winter Wanda

The Breath of Spring

Jacaranda  [Great deployment of meter]

Blue Collar Twister

A little piece of ice

Red  [Notice how poem inverts about middle stanza and use of meter]

Pond Sililoquys

It’s Anyone’s Call


Comments on: "Excellent online articles and posts" (9)

  1. wordsfallfrommyeyes said:

    These posts were great! Well, I only clicked on 3 but I could totally see why you favoured them. A very honourable posting :0


  2. I look forward to returning when I have more time and reading through these. Thank you!


  3. cool! thanks for including my poem, Red. I am humbled by the compliment.


  4. and i thought i was busy before! these links are wonder…i have been so busy lately, with things other than reading and this page is a reminder of the sheer joy that comes from reading a brilliant line, idea or complete poem. thanks again:)


  5. Laurie Kolp said:

    Thank you so much for adding me to your list. I am deeply humbled with gratitude because of your kind gesture.


  6. wordsfallfrommyeyes, Anna, Sheila, saffronsound and Laurie,

    Thanks so much for visting this page and reading some of the linked posts!


  7. Many thanks for adding me to this list. Its really quite amazing. Thank you so much.


  8. Wish you and the family a great Christmas and wonderful year ahead 🙂


  9. Thank you for noticing “Ladders.” I especially appreciated your interpretation of the poem. Ethel Mortenson Davis


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