Years ago, I posted a link to Bernadette Mayer’s poem Very Strong February. I was first introduced to Mayer’s work at Goddard. My advisor suggested that I include Midwinter Day in my book list. At the time, I was struggling Continue reading Submitting experimental writing
Every creative writer will tell you…there is no money in poetry…but there is money, publication and the possibility to get your finest work seen by your poetic community. If you’re going to enter and ultimately win or place in a poetry contest you need Continue reading 7 Tips for Poetry Contest Success
If you know what you are going to write when you’re writing a poem, it’s going to be average”Derek Walcott When I write a poem it usually starts with an image I can’t get out of my head. It might Continue reading Writing Poetry and a Poetry Contest Warning.
One of the most feared expressions in modern times is “The computer is down.”~ Norman Augustine Yesterday, I had what I thought was a major computer problem, but instead it was very minor…my modem somehow got unplugged. The panic I Continue reading The Most Feared Expression