The Poetry Question

Discovering the Relevance of Words

THE POWER OF POETRY #31: SARA HENNING

    The Power of Poetry – Sara Henning I’d like to tell you a story about life’s untamable narrative that leaves us transformed. In other words, I’d like to tell … Continue reading

September 8, 2015 · 2 Comments

REVIEW: DON’T SMOKE IN BED – SARA JUNE WOODS (SAUCEPOT)

  Funny, chaotic, spilling over with breathy exuberance, centered in the imagination but anchored in the relational points of who we meet and greet and love in our daily lives, … Continue reading

August 21, 2015

REVIEW: JEFF ALESSANDRELLI – THIS LAST TIME WILL BE THE FIRST

Lately, I’ve been reading some poetry collections that feel as if they were written solely for the doctoral student. So many dollar words, when nickel and dime phrases would do … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

Does “Good” Poetry Exist?

With art being so subjective, how many people have to think a poem is “good” before it is actually deemed “good”? Does getting your poem published make it “good”? In … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Daily Prompt – September 18 – My Mother Always Wanted

Rules: 1. Use the prompt in the way it’s intended (starting a sentence, the title of the piece, theme, etc) 2. You may write in any format you see fit … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Daily Prompt – May 23

Rules: 1. Use the prompt in the way it’s intended (starting a sentence, the title of the piece, theme, etc) 2. You may write in any format you see fit … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · 8 Comments

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