The Poetry Question

Discovering the Relevance of Words

‘Ode on a Blank Page’ or ‘A Strange Little Stream of Consciousness for a Friday Evening’

The best and hardest thing I will do today is open a new blank document. That page mocks me with its blankness. I hate that page. The first thing I … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 3 Comments

INTERVIEW: Del the Funky Homosapien, of Hieroglyphics, The Gorillaz, and Everything in Between.

Del the Funky Homosapien has been around as a solo artist since 1991. As the cousin of Ice Cube, he began his career as a ghost writer for Cube’s group … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

TWITTERVIEW: Marc Maron, on Art Museums and Shooting Guns with William Burroughs.

Marc Maron is a stand up comedian who began his career under the tutelage of Sam Kinison. He hosts a podcast, works on his IFC show Maron,  has appeared in … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

“Make Silence Your Friend”

@poetryquestion First poetry slam ever? If your hands shake, memorize your poem next time. If they don’t, make silence your friend. — Taylor Mali (@TaylorMali) May 17, 2013 I’ve made … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Daily Prompt – May 17th

Rules: Use the prompt in the way it’s intended (starting a sentence, the title of the piece, theme, etc) You may write in any format you see fit (fiction, non-fiction, … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

QOTD – Even the Masters Found Inspiration Somewhere; How About You?

@poetryquestion , Grand Master Caz!!! — Sadat X (@SadatX) May 15, 2013 @poetryquestion Gene Simmons — SCARFACE (@BrotherMob) May 15, 2013 @poetryquestion I was 3 yrs old — SCARFACE (@BrotherMob) … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

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