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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.

Read More... | 5 comments | Interview |

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.

Read More... | 12 comments | Meet the GP Poet |

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 (17:48:16)

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

Read More... | 13 comments | Meet the GP Poet |

Staff Picks Staff Picks for February 2014
Posted by mamta on Friday, February 21, 2014 (07:35:55)

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 (10:08:43)

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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Staff Picks Staff Picks for December 2013
Posted by mamta on Friday, December 20, 2013 (17:37:25)

The Staff and Curators of GP wishes all its members a Merry Christmas, Happy Holiday Season and A Happy and Prosperous 2014. On that note I begin the last Staff Picks of 2013 with this thematic poem:

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Staff Picks Staff Picks for November 2013
Posted by mamta on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 (16:49:19)

November is slowly coming to an end and we are on the threshold of another new year. Autumn and winter poetry are often melancholic and sad and many times it reflects the inner feelings of the poet. Autumn poems always have wonderful visuals mainly due to the changing color of leaves that lend color to the trees and the ground once they fall. My pick of this month is one such poem which is rich in imagery with lots of color and visuals.

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Staff Picks Staff Picks for October 2013
Posted by mamta on Sunday, October 20, 2013 (09:53:22)

Another round of staff picks and this time we have a seasonal poem again by new poet, Seshat_Nibada. This poem is the choice of both wordsmithwannabe and me.

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News in Poetry Songs Of Innocence And Bitter Experience In 'Dreamless Dead'
Posted by Essex68 on Friday, August 22, 2014 (14:15:05)

Poetry News: ... this dynamic is one of the central tasks facing editor Chris Duffy in Above the Dreamless Dead: World War I in Poetry and Comics . Another anthology might focus on the horrors and banalities of war, but a collection of Great War poets needs first ...

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News in Poetry Plaque to Wilfred Owen unveiled at Edinburgh school where he taught
Posted by Essex68 on Friday, August 22, 2014 (14:12:47)

Poetry News: ... spoke for as many people as his. "The unflinching portrayal of the visceral realities of combat contained in his poetry sent a powerful warning about the dreadful physical and mental toll of conflict, which millions of fellow soldiers must have ...

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News in Poetry Finding the Poetry in Hip-Hop
Posted by zhaul on Friday, August 22, 2014 (10:22:40)

Poetry News: ... English and creative writing at NYU, I had already started to identify myself as a poet. I lived and breathed poetry; it was the only way I could compute and make sense of my surroundings. Simultaneously, I was also an EDM head, before electronic ...

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News in Poetry Literary tour celebrates Oxfordshire links with Dylan Thomas
Posted by Ozymandias on Friday, August 22, 2014 (07:19:34)

THE Oxfordshire connections of legendary Welsh poet Dylan Thomas are to be celebrated with a special literary tour.Link!

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News in Poetry Summer fun brings back poetic memories of lido's early days
Posted by induce on Friday, August 22, 2014 (06:25:55)

Poetry News: Poetry was a hobby throughout her life, and Hazel wrote several pieces, including one about her fond memories of her hometown.

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News in Poetry Beatrix Gates blurs the line between life and art - ME
Posted by induce on Friday, August 22, 2014 (01:05:38)

Poetry News: Founded the Granite Press out of "the old canning factory building" in Penobscot, publishing works including poetry by Grace Paley and a bilingual anthology by Central American women poets in 1987. : Central American Women Poets for Peace.

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News in Poetry A Sense of Life Ending
Posted by induce on Friday, August 22, 2014 (00:57:20)

Poetry News: They're currently choosing poems by Samuel Johnson and Thom Gunn from a recent anthology of poetry about London. And Karl recites bits of "Tam o' Shanter" and "To a Mouse" by Robert Burns. Sometimes he sings.

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News in Poetry 8th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair - LA
Posted by induce on Friday, August 22, 2014 (00:29:07)

Poetry News: Marla Gibbs, panel discussion on education and the African American community, a tribute to 70s music and dance, poetry spotlight among other highlights. This year's LPVBF 2014 honorees, chairs, ambassadors and special guests.

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News in Poetry Judy L. Creel Reveals Windows to My Heart
Posted by induce on Friday, August 22, 2014 (00:23:44)

Poetry News: Sharing a life filled with blessings and a contented one at that, Creel's poetry simply reflects the beauty of a life well-lived, with God at the center of it.

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