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Thursday, November 17, 2011

The Poet is The Priest of The Invisible.

“When we see the messengers on that bike, that's just trust and balance. They just say, 'I'm coming at it. I don't care if the cars are going to swerve.' It's beautiful watching them on their bicycles. But we do that in our relationships. It's the same bike. We are continuing relationships through trust and balance." - Nikki Giovanni, Distinguished Professor of English at Virginia Tech and author of Bicycles Love Poems.

The written language is beautiful. The capacity to convey human emotions and sentiments through written word cements humans as intelligent creatures. For as long as the written word has existed, there has been poetry. Poetry is a form of literary art in which language is used for its aesthetic and evocative qualities in addition to, or in lieu of, its apparent meaning.

With a bicycle, a person may seek to venture outwards of their surroundings. With each new terrain, an appreciation of nervous beauty awaits. Discoveries make for the grandest of poems.

KVIBE is now hosting its first ever Bicycle Poetry Contest. All entries must be submitted via the KVIBE facebook page (box located at the lower left hand corner of this blog) and users may vote for their favorite(s) there. Top three bicycle poems will be posted on this blog. For more details, please visit the KVIBE facebook page.

"wind pushes into me, I am a sail for the wrong, direction - HEADWIND."

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