Beware, Beware: The Poetry Instigator

If you are always looking for new poetry writing prompts, there's a new kid on the block, The Poetry Instigator. It's a blog, it's a forum, it's a poetry machine, I tell ye! They're completely mad over there. I think you'll love it. photo by shikoooooo via flickr

Open 48: Death and Shoes (Stolen from Linda Jacobs)

I like this writing exercise by Linda Jacobs so much that I’ve stolen it. Well, provided a link to it anyway.  Check out her idea of writing about death and shoes on the blog, Totally Optional Prompts. I think it’s a keeper. If you give this one a try, let us know. And you get… Continue reading Open 48: Death and Shoes (Stolen from Linda Jacobs)

New at Delirious Hem

This month Delirious Hem has launched a forum on feminism. Some of the most exciting female poets I know are digging into the question: What does a feminist [poet] look like?  They are adding to the conversation all month long. Want to join in?

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NaPoWriMo: Are You In?

I am! I'm taking a break from blogging for the month of April to focus on my poetry. While I'm away, feel free to follow me on: my NaPoWriMo poetry blog twitter facebook I will still sponsor the 2nd annual Blog Reader Appreciation Day on April 16th. More on that event coming soon.

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50 Days of PoetryPolitic

For the last weeks of the U.S. election madness, Wave Books rolls out a 50 day blog, PoetryPolitic. Here's the official announcement: From September 15th through November 4th, PoetryPolitic will be offering a spectrum of critical and imaginative thinking, through poems, audio and video recordings, essays, interviews and manifestos, by which we — as citizens… Continue reading 50 Days of PoetryPolitic

NaPoWriMo 2008 – Check In

NaPoWriMo is 2/3 through. How’s the month of poems going for you?  So far I’ve only missed one day, the day I did the taxes.  That seems reasonable, somehow. At first I thought everything I wrote was dreck, but lately I sense the outline of a poem in several of the drafts.  That what drafts… Continue reading NaPoWriMo 2008 – Check In

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NaPoWriMo 2008

Are you in? Who’s up for writing a poem a day during the month of April? NaPoWriMo officially begins tomorrow, on April Fool’s day, naturally. This underground event was launched five years ago by poet and blogger Maureen Thorsen. Here’s her recent reflection about the evolution of the project. At this point, it is even… Continue reading NaPoWriMo 2008

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Just Another Moleskine Monday

  moleskinerie turns two    Originally uploaded by R.bean to Flickr Here’s a wonderful collage celebrating the 2nd birthday of Moleskinerie. It has occurred to me in a waking dream that perhaps Big Window wants to become Moleskinerie when it grows up.  Time will tell.

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More Moleskine

Uploaded to Flickr by Occam`s razor Why not say the obvious?  I’m obsessed with notebooks.

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Moleskine

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; }.flickr-yourcomment { }.flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } moleskine page, originally uploaded by girlhula. I love notebooks.  My friends told me I missed the AWP panel where Charles Simic talked about his.

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The New EOAGH

You can check out the latest edition of EOAGH: A Journal of the Arts online now.  The journal is edited by Tim Peterson. One of my poems is published in this issue. The table of contents includes: Language Poetry and The Body: A Panel by Maria Damon, Steve Benson, Leslie Scalapino, and Bruce Andrews ORDERED… Continue reading The New EOAGH

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Womb

Check out the great new issue of WOMB.  It’s online and at your ready.  The writers/artists featured in this issue are: Kelli Russell Agodon Nicole Cooley Kate Greenstreet Luisa A. Igloria Eve Rifkah Jennifer Karmin Nicki Hastie Raina León Alexis Pauline Gumbs Arlene Biala Nava Fader C Mehrl Bennett Laura Goldstein Jill Alexander Essbaum Kristen… Continue reading Womb

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