The Poetry Question

Discovering the Relevance of Words

THE POWER OF POETRY #30: LAUREN GILMORE

  Two years ago, as part of my hometown’s annual literary festival, I competed in a teen poetry slam. For winning, I was given the opportunity to open for two … Continue reading

September 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

THE POWER OF POETRY #29: A.M. O’MALLEY

THE POWER OF POETRY  — A.M. O’Malley I first found poetry when I was nine years old in a beat up paperback copy of Alfred Tennyson’s collected poems that my … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

POWER OF POETRY #22: “I WANT TO KEEP HAPPENING” – SARAH XERTA

  “The Power of Poetry: I Want to Keep Happening” Sarah Xerta I’m hesitant to write about the power of poetry because I don’t want to romanticize anything. Anne Sexton … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · 2 Comments

REVIEW: OFTEN GO AWRY – BRIAN S. ELLIS (UNIVERSITY OF HELL PRESS)

Sam said the gas tank could go on for thirty miles after the gas light came on so I’m counting trying to count the miles but the mile markers often … Continue reading

June 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

REVIEW: HERE COMES THE NEW JOY – JOHN BARRIOS (UNIVERSITY OF HELL PRESS)

   I am hesitant to include quotes from the book in this review. Not that it is a bad book, completely the opposite actually. I had such fun reading the … Continue reading

June 11, 2015

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