THE POET BY DAY

Monthly Archives: January 2019

“There is no doubt fiction makes a better job of the truth.” Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography, to 1949, Doris Lessing SIX FOLD FICTION AND POETRY CONTEST I keep meaning to try this one out. It’s different and it sounds like fun, so while I can’t recommend it yet from personal experience, I think it’s one to consider. It’s participatory.  Contributing writers read and vote. It’s only $5 for… Read More

 I have arrived I am home in the here in the now I am solid I am free in the ultimate I dwell Thích Nhất Hạnh , excerpt from The Long Road Turns to Joy, A Guide to Walking Meditation Thích Nhất Hạnh is a world renown poet, peace activist and Vietnamese Zen Buddhist Monk. He is one of our heroes and this is a favorite poem. He was nominated for the Nobel… Read More

“The soul is silent. If it speaks at all it speaks in dreams.” It Is Daylight, Louise Gluck  CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS Opportunity Knocks BOSTON REVIEW is currently reading query letters and unsolicited nonfiction up to 5,000 words. Watch the site for its 2019 poetry and fiction contest announcement. Details HERE. FOCUS ON THE FAMILY MAGAZINE, Helping Families Thrive™ discusses marriage and parenting from a biblical perspective and has an open call for article submissions…. Read More

Poetry international 2019 Whisper from the Heart Poetry Club Has Pleasure in Announcing Poetry International 2019 I should have more info on this in the next couple of days including entry fee, how you can pay it (through PayPal or ???),  and whether you may submit work that is previously published or was posted on your blog. The contest will close when 250 submissions are received, so there’s no formal deadline. Keep… Read More