Submissions

Originally posted on Word Fountain:
Word Fountain opens up for submissions again on Monday, September 24! We’re looking for your poems and short (preferably very short) fiction. Just take a quick look at the following link, for our simple but important submission guidelines.  The deadline for sending us your work is October 29, so don’t…

Stevie Smith’s Birthday Bog

Originally posted on David J. Bauman:
That’s not a typo. I did say “bog.” You’ll understand soon enough. Drawing by Stevie Smith Happy birthday to poet Stevie Smith, born Florence Margaret Smith. Had she lived she would be 114 years old today, though I’m sure she’d be annoyed about it. As it was she lived…

A & A Sample: Stafford and “Stray”

Sometimes when a poem gives birth to another poem, we honor the original poet in the title. It may even be titled the same but with “After Robert Frost,” or whomever, tagged on. Other times the new work calls for a different title altogether, but the original poet is recognized in an epigraph, a quote…

Foodie Friday with William Stafford

I don’t know why I haven’t thought of doing a Friday feature on food before. There must be a number of foodie poems out there to choose from, more than just about plums and apple picking. And who knows, maybe I’ll cook something worth sharing on here. It’s been a hobby of mine for ages…