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POETRY READING: “Sword of War”, from “Of Virtue, Love and War”, by Rya...

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Poetry Reading: An Abridged Autobiography, by Theresa Cardiello (with interview)



  • POETRY READING: “Sword of War”, fro...

    Performed by Val Cole

    “Sword of War”, from “Of Virtue, Love and War”, by Ryan Christiansen

    Would I were a soldier still – would I were yet still a knight
    A servant of the beautiful – honor bound to all that’s right

    I’d marsh’ll out to meet the foe – for her return to fight
    Would I were love’...

  • POETRY READING: A Civil Soldier's Tal...

    Performed by Val Cole

    Genre: Historical

    A Civil Soldier's Tale

    "Lie still now, soldier", the Union General said,
    As he knelt down beside the boy's bloody, wounded head.
    The dying young lad, no more than fifteen, if a day,
    Wore the blight of cannon, from being in its way.

    The General swallo...

  • POETRY READING: My Mountain To Climb,...

    Performed by Val Cole

    My mountain to climb by Bethany Zare

    Diagnosis cancer,
    like others have had.

    My type is common,

    so not really that bad.

    The experience feels

    like an amusement ride,

    With ups and downs

    but nowhere to hide.

    Each test brings more questions

    no clear path t...