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GotPoetry? Join the GotPoetry Team of Columnists!
Posted by LostInTranslation2 on Saturday, September 27, 2014 (04:52:06)

Opportunity: The GotPoetry staff is looking for creative writers and journalists that think they have what it takes to join the GP Columnists team!

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GotPoetry? Meet The GP Poet: Christopher Schmitz
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 (04:58:43)

An ongoing interview series exclusively for and about GotPoetry poets. Volume 5, July 29, 2014.

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Staff Picks Staff Picks for July 2014
Posted by mamta on Sunday, July 20, 2014 (17:51:14)

Spiritual awakening, esoteric traditions and raising of energy and consciousness in the body have been topics that have always fascinated me. The first pick for this month from wordsmithwannabe captures a moment of the energy vortices with beautiful and esoteric language.

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GotPoetry? Meet The GP Poet: Wayne Richard Baker
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, July 02, 2014 (14:04:16)

An ongoing interview series exclusively for and about GotPoetry poets. Volume 4, July 2, 2014.

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Staff Picks Staff Picks for June 2014
Posted by mamta on Saturday, June 21, 2014 (18:09:45)

This month's staff picks is a collection of poems that are captivating not only in theme and language but they are also a combination of raw emotions, versatility, passion and romance.

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GotPoetry? Meet The GP Poet: silent lotus
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, June 03, 2014 (04:26:59)

An ongoing interview series exclusively for and about GotPoetry poets. Volume 3, June 3, 2014.

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News in Poetry Call for Entries! Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest - Summer 2014
Posted by mamta on Sunday, June 01, 2014 (09:29:18)

Razz The Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest is open to anyone who loves expressing their innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful art of poetry and/or writing a story that is worth telling everyone! Welcome to all having the ability to dream… Write a poem or short story for a chance to win cash prizes. All works must be original. www.dreamquestone.com

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Staff Picks Staff Picks for May 2014
Posted by mamta on Monday, May 19, 2014 (08:39:59)

The month of May brings out so many images in my mind - holidays, special days, mother's day and many more. My pick for this month is one such poem that is rich in imagery, rhythm and metaphors:

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GotPoetry? Meet The GP Poet: Mary Ann Schallert
Posted by mamta on Tuesday, May 06, 2014 (15:50:55)

An ongoing interview series exclusively for and about GotPoetry poets. Volume 2, May 6, 2014.

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Staff Picks Staff Picks for April 2014
Posted by mamta on Saturday, April 19, 2014 (10:20:58)

Yes, its the National Poetry Month and we have seen poetry being celebrated and appreciated since its inception in 1996. It's time for another round of staff picks! Check out the poems for this month which our curators think are worthy of your attention. And check out more of their work if you read something you like!

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Staff Picks Staff Picks for March 2014
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 (10:35:14)

It is going to be officially spring from tomorrow and I begin this month's staff picks with a spring poem. The poem is simple but neat and elegant and it captures the essence of the season beautifully.

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GotPoetry? Meet The GP Poet: Judih Weinstein Haggai
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, February 27, 2014 (16:48:16)

An ongoing interview series exclusively for and about GotPoetry poets. Volume 1, March 2014.

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Staff Picks Staff Picks for February 2014
Posted by mamta on Friday, February 21, 2014 (06:35:55)

Another month and I am back with another round of staff picks. I have always found imagist poems fascinating mainly because of the clarity and precision of words and expression. The minimalist style and the visual representation paint a clear picture to the readers. My pick for this month is one such poem by a new poet where the economy of words and vivid images strike a beautiful scene.

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Staff Picks Staff Picks for January 2014
Posted by mamta on Sunday, January 19, 2014 (09:08:43)

A beginning of another year and here I am with another round of Staff Picks. This feature was first started in January 2008 and it is in its sixth year now. We have featured poems and poets whom we thought were worthy of your attention. And before I proceed, I would like to thank all the staff and curators who have been a great support in making this feature regular and successful.

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News in Poetry Neil Hilborn delivers inspiration
Posted by Ozymandias on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 (09:19:14)

“Hey, asshole! Don’t kill yourself! Don’t waste your unscarred knuckles.” YouTube-famous-slam-poet Neil Hilborn’s voice echoed across the room as words to “Punk Rock John” burst forth from his lips.Link!

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News in Poetry UMO professor receives NC Award for Literature
Posted by Ozymandias on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 (09:16:17)

MOUNT OLIVE — Raleigh resident Lenard D. Moore, an associate professor of English at the University of Mount Olive, has recently been awarded the 2014 North Carolina Literature Award.Link!

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News in Poetry Scene and heard: A week of Cambridge poetry
Posted by Ozymandias on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 (09:11:28)

Recalling the spirit of the iconic Cambridge Poetry Festivals of the 70s and 80s, a new celebration of Cambridge poetry begins on November 22, featuring performances by Vahni Capildeo, John James, Mark Ford and former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams.Link!

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News in Poetry Poet bring Patagonia Stateside
Posted by Ozymandias on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 (03:03:26)

An enthusiastic poet, actor and professor, Fernando Operé took the floor in the Chao Auditorium of Ekstrom Library Tuesday at noon. He presented the background, theme and experiences behind his latest book of poetry, “Anotado al Margen.” Link!

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News in Poetry Poetry slam furthers change in Ogden community
Posted by Ozymandias on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 (03:01:57)

Four of the state’s top young poets competed in a Champions’ Slam last week to raise funds for the first homeless youth shelter in Utah. The Champions’ Slam, in which all competitors must have won at least one poetry slam before or have had their works published, was organized by Weber State students, Westminster’s Slam Poetry Club and the non-profit group Wasatch Wordsmiths.Link!

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News in Poetry Well-known poet banned from events in three cities over sexual harassment and as
Posted by Ozymandias on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 (03:01:00)

A well-known Toronto poet has been banned from live poetry events in three cities across the country over unspecified allegations of sexual harassment and assault contained in a grievance filed with Ottawa’s Capital Poetry Collective.Link!

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News in Poetry Variations on themes
Posted by Ozymandias on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 (02:45:08)

I've always liked the short poem "This is Just to Say" by Williams Carlos Williams. Kenneth Koch parodied the poem in "Variations on a Theme by William Carlos Williams." Link!

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News in Poetry Tom King wins GG fiction prize; Daniel Poliquin wins for translation
Posted by Ozymandias on Monday, November 24, 2014 (09:50:36)

The winner for English poetry is Arleen Paré, Lake of Two Mountains (Brick Books). Former Carleton University professor Christopher Levenson was nominated for his collection Night Vision (Quattro).Link!

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News in Poetry Author Awarded on Icelandic Language Day
Posted by Ozymandias on Monday, November 24, 2014 (00:40:58)

Icelandic author Steinunn Sigurðardóttir received the Jónas Hallgrímsson Prize for her contributions to the Icelandic language on Sunday. November 16, the birthday of national poet Jónas Hallgrímsson, is the Day of the Icelandic Language.Link!

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News in Poetry 2014 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 18
Posted by Ozymandias on Sunday, November 23, 2014 (08:16:42)

It’s a Tuesday, which means we’ve got two prompts today: Write a sweet poem. Write a sour poemLink!

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News in Poetry Merle Amodeo Reveals Poems on Heartaches in New Anthology
Posted by Ozymandias on Saturday, November 22, 2014 (08:42:11)

"After Love" (published by Xlibris) is an anthology of poetic verse written in a span of eight years. The poet passionately examines the complex relationships between two people, which encompass the human emotions of love, anger, jealousy, and forgiveness.Link!

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