Poetry and commentary, 2022

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“That which would produce light must endure burning.”

― Victor Frankl



The Galway Review, Republic of Ireland

“Confession” 

Published April 15, 2022 

https://thegalwayreview.com/2022/04/15/eric-robert-nolan-confession/

 

Bosphorus Review of Books, Republic of Turkey

“Delaware Sheets”

Published May 8, 2022

https://bosphorusreview.com/delaware-sheets

 

EgoPHobia, Romania

“school shooter”

Published June 15, 2022

http://egophobia.ro/?p=14252

 

The Piker Press, United States

“school shooter”

Published April 25, 2022

https://www.pikerpress.com/article.php?aID=9070

 

EgoPHobia, Romania

“Industrial Revolution”

Published June 15, 2022

http://egophobia.ro/?p=14252

 

“Where Would We Go?”

Self-published via WordPress, February 14, 2022

“Where Would We Go?” by Eric Robert Nolan

Spillwords Press, United States

“Where Would We Go?”

Published June 13, 2022

Where Would We Go?

Spillwords Press, United States  

“An Ode to the Paintings of a Newly Discovered Artist”

Published January 16, 2022

An Ode To The Paintings Of A Newly Discovered Artist

Spillwords Press, United States

“The Rough, Violet Stone”

Published April 4, 2022

The Rough, Violet Stone

Down in the Dirt, United States 

“The Rough, Violet Stone”

Published August 1, 2022

Down in the Dirt August 2022

Print edition:

[Reprinted in Down in the Dirt’s poetry collection, The Final Frontier, August 2022]

“Her Smile Was Silver Jupiter”

Self-published via WordPress, May 29, 2022

“Her Smile Was Silver Jupiter,” by Eric Robert Nolan

Impspired, United Kingdom

Love, Loss and Cardiac Issues anthology

“Her Smile Was Silver Jupiter”

Published August 16, 2022

The Piker Press, United States

“An Ode for Fellow Replicants”

Published September 5, 2022  

https://www.pikerpress.com/article.php?aID=9419

 

The Piker Press, United States

“An Ode to a Would-Be Swimmin’ Skink”

Published August 8, 2022  

https://www.pikerpress.com/article.php?aID=9418



Impspired, United Kingdom

“The Secretary”

Published June 1, 2022

https://impspired.com/2022/06/01/eric-robert-nolan/

 

Impspired, United Kingdom

“The Bureaucrat”

Published June 1, 2022

https://impspired.com/2022/06/01/eric-robert-nolan/

 

Impspired, United Kingdom

“A Churchgoer Passes My Yard on Sunday Morning”

Published June 1, 2022

https://impspired.com/2022/06/01/eric-robert-nolan/

 

“Milky Way Haiku”

Self-published via WordPress, February 16, 2022

Milky Way Haiku


First Literary Review-East, United States

“Milky Way Haiku”

Published September 23, 2022  

http://www.rulrul.4mg.com/

 

“Blue”  

Self-published via WordPress, September 17, 2022

“Blue,” by Eric Robert Nolan

“Hardy Orchid Haiku”

Self-published via WordPress, March 30, 2022

“Hardy Orchids Haiku”

 

“Haiku for a Coy-Eyed Girl”

Self-published via WordPress, April 13, 2022

“Haiku for a Coy-Eyed Girl”

 

“No, Mandatory School Prayer Will Not Prevent Shootings”

Self-published via WordPress, June 11, 2022

https://ericrobertnolan.com/2022/06/11/no-mandatory-school-prayer-will-not-prevent-shootings/



The Roanoke Star, United States

“No, Mandatory School Prayer Will Not Prevent Shootings”

Published June 14, 2022

https://theroanokestar.com/2022/06/14/calls-for-mandatory-prayer-inappropriate/



The Bristol Herald Courier, United States

“No, Mandatory School Prayer Will Not Prevent Shootings”

Published June 15, 2022

https://heraldcourier.com/opinion/letters/your-view-bringing-prayer-back-into-schools-is-not-the-answer/article_6a98614f-d31b-59a5-a256-2ed62a9123f9.html



The Free Lance-Star, United States

“No, Mandatory School Prayer Will Not Prevent Shootings”

Published June 16, 2022 

https://fredericksburg.com/opinion/letters/letter-we-must-maintain-the-separation-of-church-and-state/article_d19c7622-5aac-5a04-8d0f-ebc1162e7a25.html



Richmond Times-Dispatch, United States

“No, Mandatory School Prayer Will Not Prevent Shootings”

Published June 19, 2022

https://richmond.com/opinion/letters/letters-to-the-editor-for-june-19-2022-prayer-in-classrooms/article_5a76fe27-43d9-55ae-97d2-0ed847173c0d.html



The Roanoke Times, United States

“No, Mandatory School Prayer Will Not Prevent Shootings”

Published June 19, 2022 

https://roanoke.com/opinion/letters/letter-is-prayer-really-the-answer/article_754d3338-eb70-11ec-aaf6-9b017bc3b219.html



Spillwords Press, United States

“An Altogether Different Slumber”

Published August 24, 2022

An Altogether Different Slumber

The Roanoke Star, United States

“Open Sesame”

Published September 30, 2022

Open Sesame

 

The New River Valley News, United States

“Open Sesame” 

Published October 2, 2022 

https://nrvnews.com/open-sesame/

 

“Tonight, Love, Now, Let’s Go”

Self-published via WordPress, April 2, 2022 

“Tonight, Love, Now, Let’s Go”

 

“Quiet White Dog Short Poem”

Self-published via WordPress, February 18, 2022

“Quiet White Dog Short Poem,” by Eric Robert Nolan

 

The Piker Press, United States

“Quiet White Dog Short Poem”

Published October 3, 2022

https://www.pikerpress.com/article.php?aID=9417

 

“Demurring Haiku”

Self-published via WordPress, April 14, 2022

“Demurring Haiku”

 

The Piker Press, United States

“Lying Close”

Published March 28, 2022

https://www.pikerpress.com/article.php?aID=9072

 



EgoPHobia, Romania

“Ode”

Published June 15, 2022

http://egophobia.ro/?p=14252

 

Untitled short poem

Self-published via WordPress, January 31, 2022

Untitled short poem, January 31, 2022

 

Untitled haiku

Self-published via WordPress, February 3, 2022 

Untitled haiku, February 2022



New River Valley News, United States

“I Can Never Be Overeducated”

Published May 8, 2022

Being Overeducated


The Roanoke Star, United States

“I Can Never Be Overeducated”

Published May 9, 2022

I Can Never Be “Overeducated”

 

Bristol Herald Courier, United States

“I Can Never Be Overeducated”

Published May 11, 2022

Bristol Herald Courier

 

Newsday, United States

“I Can Never Be Overeducated”

Published May 14, 2022

https://www.newsday.com/opinion/letters/kids-adults-screen-time-garden-city-museum-row-overeducated-ji10m9i5



The Roanoke Times, United States

“I Can Never Be Overeducated”

Published May 15, 2022

The Roanoke Times



“Ukrainian Bravery Evokes Auden’s Poem” 

Self-published via WordPress, March 7, 2022  

Ukrainian bravery evokes Auden’s poem

 

New River Valley News, United States

“Ukrainian Bravery Evokes Auden’s Poem”

Published March 8, 2022

Bravery


The Roanoke Star, United States

“Ukrainian Bravery Evokes Auden’s Poem”

Published March 9, 2022

Bravery of Ukrainians Evokes W. H. Auden’s Classic Poem”



The Bristol Herald Courier, United States

“Ukrainian Bravery Evokes Auden’s Poem”  

Published March 10, 2022

https://heraldcourier.com/opinion/letters/your-view-bravery-of-ukrainians-russian-protesters-is-humbling/article_f36d6b62-57b0-5735-94de-432f4ee02181.html



The Roanoke Times, United States

“Ukrainian Bravery Evokes Auden’s Poem”  

Published March 19, 2022

https://roanoke.com/opinion/letters/letter-a-hopeful-heart-amid-despair/article_df15db1e-a32f-11ec-8cfe-57f1c5075fb7.html

 

Salem Times-Register, United States

“Ukrainian Bravery Evokes Auden’s Poem”

Published March 10, 2022

https://salemtimes-register.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/8/2022/03/str03.10.22web.pdf

 

The Piker Press, United States

“When I Meet the Devil”

Published May 23, 2022

https://www.pikerpress.com/article.php?aID=9071

 

The Bristol Herald Courier, United States

“Reality check about the August 8th F.B.I. search of Mar-a-Lago”

Published August 13, 2022

https://heraldcourier.com/opinion/your-view-a-reality-check/article_f1b54a3c-1a5f-11ed-867b-37c8114cf9cc.html

 

Newsday, United States

“Reality check about the August 8th F.B.I. search of Mar-a-Lago”

Published August 14, 2022  

https://www.newsday.com/opinion/letters/fbi-mar-a-lago-search-trump-police-contracts-merrick-garland-ji10m9i5

 

“Cheddar-burger”

Self-published via WordPress, September 24, 2022

Cheddar-burger.

 

“Vladimir Putin Limerick”

Self-published via WordPress, March 1, 2022

https://ericrobertnolan.com/2022/03/01/there-once-was-a-fella-named-putin/



“The Positive Prognosis Rhyming Couplet”

Self-published via WordPress, February 17, 2022

The Positive Prognosis Rhyming Couplet:

 


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