The heartland is ablaze. The five-o’clock news anchor tells us that Tower Mountain was kissed by lightning, that it went up like a harvest bonfire before emergency crews responded. “There have been more than 1, 000 wildfires in Arkansas this year, ” he says, “mostly in rural portions of the state.” He makes some awkward […]
Book Spine Poetry
Wander around your basement or upstairs in your room. You’re sure to find a Cento Poem. We did.
July Mosaics: Concrete Poetry
In the summer of 2008, the local Barnes & Noble invited Geoffrey Brock to read from his first book of Poetry, Weighing Light. Metal folding chairs were placed between the do-it-your self section and the clearance picture-book aisle. I’m not sure whether it was the ideal spot for a poetry reading, what with patrons whizzing through […]
My Life as a Cento
Cento (Lat. “patchwork”). A verse composition made up of lines selected from the work or works of some great poet(s) of the past. —The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry & Poetics Like most poets, I have a notebook. Mine is a chunky tablet, 5×7 inches, with a large spiral binding and two thick boards that serve […]
Tara and Birds: 2 Poems
Surreal poems of birds, corsets, a Chinese jar, and love.
Breadcrumbs, Coffee, Butter and Love Poems
Coffee, breadcrumbs, butter, and love. What more do your poems need?
Adam and Eve Poems by the Narrow Lake
Pleating hems, plying fringes, nesting. All here, in poems of Adam and Eve.
Whale Song: Poems
The whales, the sea, and the occasional dragonfly and blackbird. Love poems to make you dream.
Better Homes and Zombies in Poetry Conversation
Surreal poetry on Zombie Girl, wine, better homes and how-not-to-be-boring.
The Walled Garden of Spices and Herbs Poems
Cinnamon, clove, chili, thyme. Exotic poems with herbs and spices.
Love Poems at the Masquerade Ball
Love poems at the ball? With Cleopatra, Rhett, Camelot and more.
Poems of the Ruby Moon
Surreal poems on work, love, and the ruby moon.
The Orchards of Desire Poems
Surreal poems with plum sheets, blue pearls, and skirts burning jasmine.
A Tabloidian Twepic of Twitter Poems
An epic set of Twitter poems that treads the ground of aliens, vampires, and angels.