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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 (17:48:16)

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 (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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News in Poetry Write about your town to win A 1,000
Posted by Ozymandias on Thursday, October 30, 2014 (09:43:58)

A POEM about your town or village could win £1,000 in a free poetry competition. Anyone can have a go, young or old and beginners too. Link!

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News in Poetry Residents invited to write poems about St Helens
Posted by Ozymandias on Thursday, October 30, 2014 (05:40:12)

PEOPLE from St Helens are invited to get creative write a poem about the town as part of a competition. Held by United Press, the poetry contest is free to enter and people from all ages can have a go – including beginners. Link!

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News in Poetry East Side Review bulletin board Oct. 26, 2014
Posted by Ozymandias on Thursday, October 30, 2014 (03:43:27)

Prolific author Nikki Giovanni will do a Club Book presentation at the Arlington Hills Community Center, 1200 Payne Ave. on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. Giovanni has penned nearly twenty poetry collections and is the author or co-author of ten children's books including several profiling seminal moments in black history.Link!

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News in Poetry The Danger of Silence - Boston
Posted by induce on Thursday, October 30, 2014 (01:44:11)

Poetry News: Former teacher and poetry slam artist Taylor Mali makes kids work hard, makes parents tremble with calls home, and makes a difference.

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News in Poetry At Penn, students can get credit for a Wasting Time on the Interneta
Posted by Ozymandias on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 (05:39:48)

Lucky creative writing students in a University of Pennsylvania seminar will be able to earn academic credit for wasting time on the Internet next spring. The class, appropriately titled “Wasting Time on the Internet,” will require its students to spend the three-hour weekly sessions dividing their attention between the world of the Internet and the classroom.Link!

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Current Poetic Events Popular poet to appear at Bromsgrove group's event
Posted by Essex68 on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 (09:21:43)

UK- learned to speak Welsh as an adult, partly as a form of rebellion. In 2008 she was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, while in 2011 she was named a member of the first ever judging panel for a new school poetry competition. In the centenary ...

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News in Poetry Popular poet to appear at Bromsgrove group's event
Posted by Ozymandias on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 (09:20:14)

POET APPEARANCE: The National Poet of Wales Gillian Clarke will be appearing at Bromsgrove group Words' latest event.Link!

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News in Poetry A celebration of poetry
Posted by Ozymandias on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 (03:14:37)

As Trinidad and Tobago celebrated National Poetry Day on October 15, Belmont Secondary School pupils played their part to mark this special occasion. The school observed a week-long celebration in observation of National Poetry Day with a series of events, which was organised by the school’s English Department headed by A. Niles Link!

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News in Poetry Dee Cohen commented on The DitchRider's blog post The Sunday Poem: Denise Bergma
Posted by Ozymandias on Monday, October 27, 2014 (02:08:47)

Denise Bergman lives in Massachusetts but has a connection to Albuquerque because her new poetry collection, A Woman In Pieces Crossed the Sea, won West End Press’s Patricia Clarke Smith Award and was published here in June. Those of us who knew Pat, know she would be pleased, and that she would have enjoyed Denise’s work as much as I hope The Sunday Poem readers will. Link!

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News in Poetry The Sunday Poem: Tony Mares...
Posted by Ozymandias on Monday, October 27, 2014 (02:07:39)

On the high plains of Oklahoma and Texas, all along the blue highways and the Interstates, there are miles of barbed-wire fences. I step out of my car, and stare down a fence line.Link!

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News in Poetry Ghanaian poet wins Japan-Russia contest
Posted by Ozymandias on Monday, October 27, 2014 (02:06:26)

Mr. Adjei Agyei-Baah, a poet and a lecturer in Strategic Management from Ghana, has emerged one of the winners of the prestigious Third Japan-Russia Haiku contest, organized annually by Akita International University, Japan. His haiku (poem), wins the English Haiku Category, selected out of 1,130 haikus from 46 nations, making him the ultimate recipient of the Akita Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Award.Link!

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