The Poetry Question

Discovering the Relevance of Words

Everything Else is Meaningless

“All I know is that I write the books I want to write. All that other stuff is meaningless to me.” —Bret Easton Ellis tpr.ly/Shy4C0 — The Paris Review (@parisreview) … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Doe, a Deer, a Female Deer

The deer in my neighborhood do not find me as funny as I do. Perhaps I should explain. I live in out in the woods, and there is a small … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

QOTD: What is your favorite word (and why)?

My first QOTD stems directly from the driving question of this initiative – Is Poetry still relevant in the 21st century? To answer the question truthfully would not only be … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · 3 Comments

QOTD: How Do You Hustle Your Words?

It is so difficult to keep track of each and every social media outlet. For example, The Poetry Question is housed on WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (though, that one … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Welcome to the Team

When I came up with the idea of expanding a simple classroom assignment into a full website, and truly begin to widen the audience base, I knew that I could … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Building Your Own Quill Pen

A Twitter follower of mine, RXheadz ( @AZeekiel ) made an offhand comment about writing with a Quill. It got me to wondering if a person could even find a … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Are You Digital or Traditional?

While at my parents’ house a few weeks ago, I noticed something vaguely familiar on the kitchen counter: a floppy disc; It’s faded green label, holding the scribble of my … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Question of the Day: Should We Focus More on the Present?

As someone who fell in love with the poetry of the 17th-19th century long before that of a more current era, I often find myself drifting in the direction of … Continue reading

April 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Question of the Day: Lyrics vs Poems

As someone who is very interested in Hip-Hop culture, and lyricism, I knew that when I started this project I would have to ask today’s question. I was able to … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

In-flight Haiku

Post from the airplane? Never thought it could be done. The first sky haiku? I’m currently sitting at 30,000 feet, and using the in-flight wi-fi to read a book online, … Continue reading

April 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

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