The Huffington Post asks 5 American Poets 5 questions

www.huffingtonpost.com/5questionsforpoets

A blog for words written and unwritten

Source text - "Lying Lips" by William Le Queux
Erasures - Kevin Reid
Added text - George Szirtes & Jo Bell
Illustrations, photographs & images - Sonja Benskin Mesher, Dean Pasch , Mike Powell and Kevin Reid

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Helena Nelson writes about whether poetry pamphlets should be themed on the HappenStance Press website

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Patricia Lockwood, featured blogger at Poetry Foundation, asks a difficult question.

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Poetry is meant to inspire readers and listeners, to connect them more deeply to themselves even as it links them

more fully to others. But many people feel put off by the terms of poetry, its odd vocabulary, its notorious difficulty. 

Here Edward Hirsch of the Huffington Post suggests 10 terms that are essential to understanding poetry.

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Huffington Post suggest 5 forms that might make your poems stand out.

(reference to April being National Poetry Month refers to National Poetry Month in America)

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Poetry Review podcasts

Listen to the Poetry Society's expanding series of exchanges between Poetry Review editors and contributors,

past and present, as they explore ideas and issues generated by the issue.

Click the link below to listen to the podcasts:

www.poetrysociety.org.uk/content/publications/review/prpod/

Scottish Poetry Library's selection of twenty of the best poems by Scottish authors to appear in books, pamphlets and literary magazines during 2013.

www.scottishpoetrylibrary.org.uk/poetry/best-scottish-poems/best-scottish-poems-2013

And Other Poems simply a blog of poems

www.andotherpoems.wordpress.com

Poet and novelist Judi Sutherland muses on why the future of poetry even matters:

judisutherland.com/the-enlightenment-has-gone-too-far

Ahren Warner (Poetry London), Maurice Riordan (Poetry Review) and Michael Mackim (Rialto Magazine)

discuss selecting poems for publication in magazines.

www.writeoutloud.net/public/blogentry

blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2014/02/06/poems-for-the-jamaican-bobsled-team-olympic-poetry

Kwame Dawes begins a series of Olympic Games inspired poems in the Wall Street Journal.

 

www.huffingtonpost.com/university-of-toronto-news/why-you-can-and-should

Don Campbell of The University of Toronto muses on why you can and should write poetry.