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Why Do You Write Poetry? – Robbie Coburn

(photo by Sébastien Wiertz. Used under Creative Commons.) And in The Blue Corner, weighing in at something something pounds, Robbie Coburn reflects upon the question of poetry and why one might write it. “Poetry photographs parts of life and humanity,”

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Poetry Mixtape for July 2013

Wow been a while hey? Anyway here’s a bunch of poems I’ve found on the internodes that me likey. Alex Skovron – The Rearrangement Inside each field the books will be arranged by Height, or Alphabet, or Colour – I’m

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Why Do You Write Poetry? – joanne burns

Hot off the blog is ANOTHER reply to my curly question about why poets poetecise, this time a very thoughtful and honest reply about struggling to find new things to say, by one of my longtime favourite poets, joanne burns,

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Why Do You Write Poetry? – alicia sometimes

alicia sometimes is the latest bunny to jump into the headlights of the tricky question that I habitually put to poets and yet never deign to answer myself. Her answer went up on The Blue Corner a while back. Here

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Rejected: Nyan Cats, Football, Clocks, Moments, The Number 2 & Beeps.

Four more of my poetries were rejunkted by the folks at Overland, this time “If We Detached the Hands of the Town Hall Clock From Its Internal Mechanism and Let Gravity Have Its Way”, “…and for a moment”, “After the

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Next Big Thing: The Face of Devastation

TL;DR: Giant robots and poetry together at last for the first time the way you demanded it. Keywords: Giant robots, Transformers, poetry, John Warwicker Word count: 1,293 words Just before Christmas I got contacted by David Prater about participating in

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Why Do You Write Poetry? – Kevin Brophy

I asked a bunch of poets the above question. I’ll keep posting them until I run out or get distracted. Kevin Brophy says: Why I Write Poetry My mother prays for me. Her prayers sometimes appear in my pockets as

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