We always like to highlight our writers. And since it’s World Poetry Day, we’re here to shout about some of our MWW poets! Check out their books here.
Over the month of April, we’ll be posting a lot about poetry here on the blog, including this series on Important Terms Every Poet Should Know. We’re going to start our conversation by defining two of the most important words of the genre: Poetry and Prose.
Yesterday was National Poetry Day! Yes, we are a day late. No one ever said poets were prompt. To celebrate, the Admin Team rounded up a batch of poets from our Facebook group to show off their craft.
Reading the Foreward to Allie Gravitt’s Killing Ghosts was all it took to know I needed to own this book: There comes a time when you have to kill your ghosts, but in order to do that you have to face them. You have to look at the ugly parts of yourself and your world….
Writing a poetry book is not as glamorous as I anticipated it to be. I’ve been writing poetry for decades, verses jotted down when emotions run too high. Poetry comes to me in fits of rage, holes of depression, fleeting moments of lust, times of loss, sorrow, self-reflection. Most of the time, inspiration comes during…