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Poetry Editor and Poetry · 1W 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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...
Poetry Editor and Poetry · 2M ago

Writing a ghazal

GHAZAL (OR GHASEL):No matter how you spell it, the ghazal (often pronounced ghuzzle) brings an interesting pattern of rhyme and repetition in its traditional form of poetry from seventh cent...
Poetry Editor and Poetry · 3M ago

New Collected Poems of Marianne Moore

If you’ve only read later editions of poetry by Marianne Moore, you might not have read the poems that actually made her famous. We discussed this previously in my review of Observations, bu...
Poetry Editor and Poetry · 3M ago

WE: the people under God

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Poetry Editor and Poetry · 4M ago

WE: the people under God by Mary Harwell Sayler – Finishing Line Press

WE: the people under God by Mary Harwell Sayler – Finishing Line Press: WE: the people under God is  scheduled to be published by  Finishing Line Press in September  2017 but can be pre-orde...
Poetry Editor and Poetry · 4M ago

A Gathering of Larks: letters to Saint Francis

What a refreshing book of poems!Spiritually-minded yet down-to-earth, A Gathering of Larks by Abigail Carroll addresses Saint Francis in lyrical letters, which the poet-author explains in th...
Poetry Editor and Poetry · 4M ago

Two Poems for National Poetry Day - Mary Harwell Sayler

Two Poems for National Poetry Day - Mary Harwell Sayler: 'via Blog this'