THE POET BY DAY

Monthly Archives: September 2018

“To be a successful fiction writer you have to write well, write a lot … and let ‘em know you’ve written it! Then rinse and repeat.” Gerard de Marigny, The Watchman of Ephraim CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS Opportunity Knocks ARC POETRY MAGAZINE publishes poems, reviews and essays and is a paying market. No submission fees. Details HERE. BARREL HOUSE publishes prose and poetry and is open for submissions. Details HERE. CUTBANK, The Literary… Read More

“Grandchildren restore our zest for life and our faith in humanity.” Anon In the midst of turmoil, our Mother Earth besieged by bloody conflict, in a world beleaguered by well healed negligence, humanity is laced with latent evil … its one great flaw. Children are dying We are dying with you. I am crying for you. Yet, whilst this goes on, you walk the woods, harvesting your pine cones and put them… Read More

  “Poetry. It’s better than war!”Michael Rothenberg, cofounder of 100,000 Poets (and friends) for Change Introduction for grownups This year, 100,000 Poets for Change promoted its newest initiative, Read a Poem to a Child! Poets all over the world have visited schools, community centers, libraries, and living rooms to read poetry to children. As a supplement to this amazing sharing of poetry (and stories, music, art), I am sharing this updated and… Read More

Originally posted on THE BeZINE:
“Poetry. It’s better than war!” Michael Rothenberg, cofounder of 100,000 Poets (and friends) for Change “It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a [woman or] man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he [or she] sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each…