Category: good news
New Poem in Stirring
Thanks to Stirring for publishing this poem about taking my mom to hospice in the hours before she died. Hospice 1. Lift I lifted my mother’s body from the passenger seat- the notches of her spine, her slats of ribs- each bone against my skin, her weight pulling me down even as I lifted her […read…
One Pause Poetry
A new poetry media resource has opened up shop on the interwebs: check out One Pause Poetry. The mission of One Pause Poetry is to “make poetry accessible to all. We are non-academic and non–market-driven. One Pause Poetry honors diversity and quality in our selection process and is dedicated to supporting Michigan poets. We select…
LOCUSPOINT: Quad Cities!
A new edition of LOCUSPOINT has arrived! Please welcome E. Marie Bertram’s Quad Cities, featuring poems by Neal Allen, Bertram, Ryan Collins, Sarah J. Gardner, Farah Marklevits, Lucas A. Street, and Amber L. Whittle. Of the place, Bertram writes, “It’s the only place in the country where the Mississippi River runs east to west, not…
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Poem of the Day
My poem “Poem in which Words Have Been Left Out” is the Poem-of-the-Day today at Poets.org, the website of the Academy of American Poets! It’s based on the “Miranda Rights,” the set of rote statements officers of the law must recite when taking someone into custody. This practice came out of a U.S. Supreme Court…
Meet Me at The Collagist
Thank you to Matt Bell and Matthew Olzmann for including three new poems in the latest issue of The Collagist! Letters to the Editor Dear Drivers of Suburban Maryland, my life is in your hands. My life in your hands is an unpinned grenade. Prospero’s Confession What wreckage, I forgot. What courage to sail, forgot.…