Pending responses: 18
Submissions sent last 12 months: 43
Submissions sent this month: 10
Acceptance ratio: 15.38 %
Deborah Ager posted a list of 7 things you should know about writing poetry. She challenged others to make their own list. I saw Kelli's list & below you will find mine.
7 Things You Should Know About Writing Poetry:
This morning from my bedroom I heard rain beating against the windows. Considering the temperature I knew this was not a good thing. Tonight the ball field across the street looks larger then life in massive white.
In the picture above, my bud Barry, maintains a stern view of things.
Started reading Pushkin's Eugene Onegin which my daughter brought home with her from school for the Christmas break. Considering her distaste of poetry I am intrigued that she enjoyed the book so much.
Haven't shared any journal bits for a few days so I'll throw some in this post...
In Janet's World the poetry is contemporary issues and extremely accessible - though not likely to win any awards. [ story ]
Tiny chapbooks that combine art, literature and design [ story ]
The story of on of Philip Larkin's (1922-85) greatest narrative poems, "The Explosion"which offers thoughts on the process of poetry.
Affirmation: I will do more over the next 12 months!