The Poetry Question

Discovering the Relevance of Words

THE POWER OF POETRY #9: “THE POET IS THE AMPLIFIER OF LONGING” – JOHN EBERSOLE

The Poet is the Amplifier of Longing – John Ebersole   Every poem I write is written by a white straight male American poet. I recently saw a group of … Continue reading

June 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

QOTD-Time Waster?

We only have so much time to work with. Each of us is allotted only a certain number of days to live on this planet and given the freedom to … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

QOTD: Is It Shakespeare’s Fault?

Ostensibly, this is a blog about poetry. The word is right there in the title. But we here at The Poetry Question like to think that this can be about … Continue reading

June 6, 2013 · 7 Comments

QOTD: What’re You So Afraid Of?

In the early 1200’s CE, Genghis (Jenghis) Khan called his generals to a conference at his camps in central Mongolia. To any of those who failed to attend he promised, … Continue reading

May 20, 2013 · 4 Comments

The Last of the Book Generation

Maybe I’m wrong (and I hope that I am), but at 31-years-old, I feel as if my generation is the last one to truly appreciate walking through a used bookstore, … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · 3 Comments

QOTD: History vs. History Via Literature

I do not believe in history. There, I said it. It never happened. Not in a “the holocaust isn’t real” diluted way, but rather in the “every textbook got it … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · 2 Comments

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