Category Archives: #Poetry

Pickling Poet Open for Business

Remember the Pickling Poet submission call I posted back in March? If not, you can refresh your memory here. I have it from a reliable source (their Facebook page) that they are now open for business and taking orders. I … Continue reading

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Popcorn and Poetry

Feeling like an uninspired couch potato? You can still celebrate National Poetry Month with a movie. I always think of Robin Williams in Dead Poet Society, but how about… Shakespeare in Love—This film is a fictional imagining of the endeavors … Continue reading

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Tanka Very Much, and Other Poetic Forms

If you ever feel like a plebe when discussing poetic form, you aren’t alone. As I said the other day, poems do indeed come in all shades, shapes and sizes. From the diminutive haiku, the complex pantuom to the massive … Continue reading

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Free Poetry Poster for Teachers, Bookstores and Libraries

More than 100,000 free posters will be distributed to schools, libraries, and bookstores coast to coast to help celebrate National Poetry Month 2018. All they have to do is fill out this simple form here. The 2018 National Poetry Month … Continue reading

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Inspiration from chef_rdl!

Ever feel like little things you do don’t matter? I recently got a message on Instagram that really brightened my day. Remember a few years ago when I was so excited to be losing weight and I posted this video … Continue reading

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What’s Your Favorite Poem?

Poems, like people, come in all shades, shapes and sizes. My favorites are The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe and The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes. Both are pretty common favorites, I know. Thinking about this led me to wonder what makes … Continue reading

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Poetry Meets Textile Art “(Text)iles”

Word art meets textile art when Container opens to submissions for original poetry, fiction, nonfiction and other text-based work to develop into limited-quantity text objects and artist’s books. Examples might be a poetry manuscript published on a fold out map, a short story … Continue reading

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Unlikely Stories Seeks Submissions

Submissions for the 20th Anniversary Issue of Unlikely Stories are open! Unlikely Stories seeks poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, art criticism, social criticism, first hand accounts of political activism, visual art, music, spoken word, other forms of aural art, audiovidual presentations, … Continue reading

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Paying Poetry Gig Seeks Bowie Inspired Work

Subterranean Blue Poetry, a New Age Internet Poetry and Art Publishing Café, has a submission call for their Christmas Subterranean Blue Poetry 2018. The theme is David Bowie. They seek poetry about David Bowie, reminiscences, love affairs, inspirations of his lyrics … Continue reading

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Enjoy “Lullaby,” Winner of the COG Poetry Award

Now that Easter and April Fools Day are done, all we have left to celebrate is National Poetry Month. All month long I’ll be sharing poetry contests, news, reviews… today I’d like to kick off the festivities with an animated adaptation … Continue reading

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