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Poetry Editor and Poetry · 1W ago

Almost Entirely: a book review

In this age of cynicism and, often, fury, Jennifer Wallace lifts us from doubt and despair into spiritual insight and buoyancy in her new book of poems Almost Entirely published by Paraclete...
Poetry Editor and Poetry · 3W ago

Finding a title poem for your book title

For some poets and writers, titles come easily, often bringing us our first clue about the lines of a new poem or contents of a new book. For others, thinking of titles adds stress, but that...
Poetry Editor and Poetry · 1M ago

Saving your files and updates

Mary Harwell Sayler : Saving your files and updates: First, we had floppy disks then hard disks then CDs and DVDs to backup copies of our word processing files. Then flash drives came along ...
Poetry Editor and Poetry · 2M ago

Faith, Fiction, Friends: “Lost in Faith: and poetry” by Mary Harwell Sayler...

Faith, Fiction, Friends: “Lost in Faith: and poetry” by Mary Harwell Sayler...: Mary Harwell Sayler loves writing, and has published 30 books. She loves poetry. She loves encouraging other ...
Poetry Editor and Poetry · 3M ago

Living the poem

For some time I’ve been reviewing poetry books by other poets on this blog, but with sever...
Poetry Editor and Poetry · 3M ago

National Day of Poetry – Mary Harwell Sayler

National Day of Poetry – Mary Harwell Sayler: Poets, today is #NationalPoetryDay. If you use that hashtag to post a short poem using a Public setting, it will appear on a Facebook, and you c...
Poetry Editor and Poetry · 4M ago

Long to Love and Memory: Poetry by John B. Tabb

The lovely, rhythmic poetry of Rev. John B. Tabb may have been written in the 19th century, but with timeless beauty and refreshing brevity, it transports us now into a keener awareness of G...
Poetry Editor and Poetry · 5M ago

Keeping records makes it easy to do a poetry book

This week I’ve been going through my Word files, gathering poems for my next book, which I hope to send off soon to a poetry publisher. Trying to decide which poems to include can be a daunt...
Poetry Editor and Poetry · 5M ago

Figuring out figurative language

Would you rather someone show you something or tell you about it? Both choices can be put to good use. For instance, if you want to teach other people about a subject unfamilar to them, you'...
Poetry Editor and Poetry · 5M ago

Every poem doesn’t have to rhyme!

When I first began writing poems, they inevitably rhymed and bounced to their own rhythm. Most poets can probably say the same, and that’s fine! Rhythmic and rhyming lines work wonderfully w...