Welcome to Arlin Buyert Poetry

“The sun sets fast tonight
and the shadows take their places in the dark.”

Arlin will have two poems featured in Interpretations V Anthology.
State Road K5 and The Curve.

Reflections in Poetry and Music
October 10, 2017 / 7:00 P.M.
Local composers Don Follmer and Ryan Main have created musical compositions that reflect and interpret the poetry of Arlin Buyert. This is the premier performance of their works, performed by cellist Sascha Groschang and pianist Dr. Elisa Bickers. Arlin will be reading the poems, which are from two of his books, Family Photos and Oh Say Can You See.
Village Presbyterian Church
6641 Mission Road
Prairie Village, Kansas 66208

Arlin has recently had two poems accepted for publication by the Teaching Artist Journal’s special issue, ‘Free Time’. The poems to be published are “Across the Yard and In the Shadow of the Bars“.

Arlin’s poem, Bits and Pieces, has been selected for publication in An Anthology of Heartland Poetry.  This anthology will be published by Little Balkans Press and will be available later this year.

No More!
No More!
 is a reflection on the senseless loss of life due to gun violence in the United States. The choral parts are a setting of two ideas: the words “no more” and one line from Arlin Buyert’s poem “In the Shadow of the Bars”, which is a series of reflections on conversations the author had with inmates.  To listen and view click here.

Overwatch Press has just published several of Arlin’s poems.
Overwatch Press is a website dedicated to providing an outlet for soldiers to express themselves creatively and in this way help them work through the struggles they carry from their service to our country.

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