THE POET BY DAY

Monthly Archives: February 2017

“No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark.” ― Warsan Shire, Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth Given the current divisive atmosphere and mean narratives, I feel compelled some evenings to share information and inspiration on topics other than poetry, which support our shared ideals. In a courageous and compassionate move two faith organizations in my neighborhood just announced that their congregations have voted by overwhelming majorities to give physical sanctuary… Read More

Gary Bowers (One With Clay) is one of our triple-threat poets: poetry, art and humor.  Words like “quick-witted” and “pithy” come to mind. He is adapt at combing his talents and this is a post he created, which I will cherish. It’s always nice to be acknowledged and Gary is particularly kind to me. Thank you, Gary! This is sweet and clever. There’s a lot more of Gary’s poetry, art and unique style to be… Read More

Rev. Ben Meyers and the Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo invite San Mateo residents to join in the creation of an open, drop-in community space where people can come together in a supportive environment to make our voices heard. Justice Action Mondays: Flash Advocacy! Mondays, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Beck Hall, Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo, 300 E. Santa Inez Ave., San Mateo, CA  94401, Phone: 650 342-5946, Office Hours: Tu – Fri 10-5 This Week: The… Read More

CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS Opportunity Knocks THE LASCAUX REVIEW publishes work by both emerging and established writers and artists and includes stories, poems, essays and works of art. This magazine nominates its contributors for awards, prizes and honors such as the Pushcart Prize and the Million Writers Award. Details HERE. EASY STREET, a magazine of words and culture accepts submissions of flash fiction, fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, reviews, interviews, editorials and opinion pieces. Will… Read More