The Poetry Question

Discovering the Relevance of Words

QOTD- Mad Men?

  Advertising is everywhere. It has become so pervasive that it gets hard to pick one ad out from the constant white noise of commercials and billboards. I suppose that’s … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

QOTD – Priorities?

Recently, a very close friend of mine said something that got me thinking. (a dangerous passtime I know) We often say that we don’t have time to do things.  We … Continue reading

May 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

QOTD – May 5 – Hope

We don’t spend enough time thinking about hope. A lot of us, simply by nature, have a defeatist attitude. We think that the glass is consistently half empty, and we … Continue reading

May 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

QOTD- Did You Read About That Whale About To Explode All Over Canada?

I read a story in the news today about a little town in Canada currently living with a massive blue whale carcass on the beach and no ideas on how … Continue reading

May 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

QOTD – April 30 – Sticks, Stones, and Words.

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names (or words) will never hurt me. It’s bullshit, right? We’ve been hearing this nursery rhyme since our early childhood, but it’s simply not true. … Continue reading

April 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

QOTD- Look Around

Walking down a riverside trail this morning, I saw a group of geese fighting in the water. There were about six of them, and they were really flapping and honking … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

QOTD – Bad habits

I’ve spent a few minutes staring at this blank screen hoping for words. I have a bad habit of doing that. I’ve chewed off three fingernails in that time. I … Continue reading

April 28, 2014 · 3 Comments

QOTD – April 25 – A Reader of Reviews?

We are gearing up to start our book review section on Monday. The majority of the reviews will be based in the world of poetry chapbooks, and I couldn’t be … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

QOTD- Order or Chaos?

It doesn’t take a genius to spot the pattern. The more organized my desk is, the less actual work I’m likely doing. Tidying up is a great way for me … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

QOTD – April 23 – Happiness is Like Clogged Pores.

Not everything I write is sad. I don’t think so at least. Well, maybe? I’ve reached a bit of dead zone lately: I’m happy, and I don’t know how to … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

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