The Poetry Question

Discovering the Relevance of Words

If You’ve Never Read a Poem, You’re Not Screwed Yet.

If you’ve stumbled across this site because your teacher told you to read a poem, or write a poem, or that poetry will change your life, you’re in the right … Continue reading

May 4, 2013 · 2 Comments

Know Your Hip-Hop Roots

Do you know your hip-hop roots? I found this photo in the Real HipHopHead Community Page on Facebook. I thought it was a pretty good list for those who are … Continue reading

May 4, 2013 · 5 Comments

No One Reads Prose at a Funeral

@poetryquestion : At weddings and funerals, it’s usually poems that are quoted. Not prose. 🙂 — Margaret E. Atwood (@MargaretAtwood) May 4, 2013   I sure as hell hope that … Continue reading

May 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

QOTD: “What mood makes you write?” Or “I hope you’re very unhappy, Mr Chinaski”

QOTD: “What mood makes you write?” Or “I hope you’re very unhappy, Mr Chinaski” As the spirit wanes, the form appears -Charles Bukowski For many years, I wanted to get … Continue reading

May 4, 2013 · 3 Comments

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