Flash Fiction and Poetry: An Approach

(Photo Credit: Pinterest) Both flash fiction and poetry are as much art as communication. Even though they definitely are distinct forms, they overlap in more than a few ways. Brevity. Although there are long flash fictions and poems, both tend to be brief. This is part of the appeal to both readers and writers. Detail. […]

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(poem) Poster people

As I look, look as far as I can see, Faces over faces, blank simplicity. Although the day may come, I make no guarentee to see a person in the crowd — the rest may ever be Poster board people in denim dress and tee’s, Constants in a social formula meant to be Worked through […]

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(poem) to love life

“to love life, to love it even when you have no stomach for it and everything you’ve held dear crumbles like burnt paper in your hands, your throat filled with the silt of it. When grief sits with you, its tropical heat thickening the air, heavy as water more fit for gills than lungs; when […]

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Poetry Sharing Event: It’s a Wrap!

  Still tuned in? The last ten days have been busy with the Poetry Sharing Event submissions and your feedback. I hope you found some poems that spoke to you. These Sunshine Award nominations were made possible by theparasiteguy.wordpress.com. Thank you so much! The Sunshine Award is for bloggers who brighten people’s lives. Now, only […]

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(qoute) “a good poem is…”

“A good poem is a contribution to reality. The world is never the same once a good poem has been added to it. A good poem helps to change the shape of the universe, helps to extend everyone’s knowledge of himself and the world around him.” ― Dylan Thomas

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