featured poet ~ “Z” zongrik

(inter)national poetry month
April 2012

featured poets
at my heart’s love songs

“Z”   zongrik

aka Bat-Ami Gordin

to celebrate {inter}national poetry month,  i was so pleased to be featuring some of  the most creative,  talented,  brilliant  {really!}  poets of  our time.  i have been fortunate over the past two and a half years to meet this amazing group of  people through twitter and their blogs.  not only are they writers who excite and enchant and entrance their readers,  they are,  one and all,  nice people who are supportive of  everyone in our online poetry community.  the “age of  technology”  has,  in fact,  facilitated the spread of  the ARTS! ~  poetry,  photography,  art,  prose,  music…   i have friends i have yet to meet face-to-face from all around the world.  day or night,  you can visit their blogs and be transported to another time or place or frame of  mind with just a few clicks of  a mouse.  i find it thrilling!  and i believe you will find it equally thrilling to discover their words.

i put up these posts throughout the month of  April to reacquaint you with old friends and introduce you to new ones.  i participated in the  Blogging from A to Z Challenge April 2012  by featuring the poets in alphabetical order by first name MOST of  the time.  THIS IS MY FINAL A to Z  Challenge post!!!  and i am happy to say that i didn’t miss a single day.  {smile}

the response to my requests has been overwhelming!  i am going to continue the featured poet posts into May until all of  the almost sixty  { yes! 60 } poets have been featured.   keep your eyes open for a new featured poet post every few days in May.

just click on the  “Read More”  links on each poem to be taken to a new tab or window to read the rest of  the poem on the author’s blog.  if  you enjoy what you read,  please leave a comment on their blog to let them know.  { you don’t have to say you saw them here. }  i am truly honored that these wonderful people agreed to be featured on my blog ~  my gratitude to them all.

and thank you for coming to our celebration ~  enjoy!

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featured poet:   zongrik
aka  Bat-Ami Gordin

Tammy  aka  Bat-Ami Gordin  { her full name }  aka  zongrik  { her blog name }  is a talented writer,  poet,  artist  with an edge that leaves me laughing my ass off  more often than not.  i  love her writing!   Tammy  is an animal lover,  mom,  poet/writer,  dramatic soprano,  photographer,  teacher/tutor,  CERT/Technician and,  oh yeah,  aerospace engineer.  it is quite fitting that we are ending  (inter)national poetry month with Tammy,  as her poetry covers a wide range of  styles and she is a perfect example of  today’s internet poet/blogger.  enjoy!!!

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what’s a zongrik?”    by   zongrik

women! you should all posses a zongrik!
don’t stand or crouch. stand up and take control.
before it’s too late, you whip it out quick.

it has a cool case. what a snappy trick.
if troublesome squatting is not your goal,
go ahead! dare to possess a zongrik.

…..Read More

via  ZONGRIK

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Not all Heroes Cried    by   zongrik

Flying across fields of rebar
as if they were fields of grass,
no concern for the deep black holes
of torn metal
…..Read More

via  ZONGRIK

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Fire-Fighter Limerick   by   zongrik

Some fire-fighters who loved to watch porn

Rallied  on an idea that’s now still-born.

They set…..Read More

via  ZONGRIK

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iron masked fighter    by   zongrik

masked iron master clone faces world
power magnified more times than not

wooden mallet
platinum breath
standard…..Read More

via  ZONGRIK

artwork ~ Wassily Kandinsky Red Spot II 1921

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Six Light Love-Making Senryu”    by   zongrik

climbing high mountains
living for amazing views
breathing in light air

kiss me all night long
in the light of supermoon
it shall never…..Read More

via  ZONGRIK

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The Kiss   by   zongrik

Der Kuss By Gustav Klimt

there is someone who
at initial sighting

immediate knowledge
manifests: lifetimes

have been shared
between the two.

an urge drives…..Read More

via  ZONGRIK

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The Earth    by   zongrik

Earth As Taken by Apollo 17

Clouds weave quick patterns like silken white lace;
No borders are drawn on lands seen from space.
Such beautiful seas, and bounteous lands;
The oceans, the rivers, the snows and sands;
I have searched…..Read More

via  ZONGRIK

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2012 featured poet at
my heart’s love songs

NABLOPOMOSoup

i would have loved to have included more poets,  but it just wasn’t possible in the amount of  time which i can devote to my blog right now.  there are many, many more poets who are far better writers than i,  and i sincerely hope no one is offended that i did not ask them to participate.  these are the poets i  “know”  and felt comfortable approaching.  maybe you and i can get better acquainted before next year?  {smile}  thank you for your visit!  ♥  dani

all copyright remains with the author
Bat-Ami Gordin aka  zongrik

2 Comments

Filed under A to Z April Challenge 2012, featured poet, guest post, NaBloPoMo, National Poetry Month, poet, poetry, Post-A-Day2012, Post-A-Week2012

2 responses to “featured poet ~ “Z” zongrik

  1. What a wonderful ending! I too love Tammy’s work…I will have to go back and see who I have missed! I so enjoyed your A-Z blogging and all those you featured! Congrats on crossing the finish line :D

    • thank you, ella! ♥ i will be continuing the featured poet series in May! and you can always click on the pink flower in my left sidebar to see all of the featured poet posts. {smile}

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