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November always seemed to me...

November always seemed to me...
Introduction Our theme this month derives from none other than Emily Dickinson, not a poem of her’s but rather a prosaic letter to a friend she pe...

O hushed October

O hushed October
October O hushed October morning mild,Thy leaves have ripened to the fall;To-morrow's wind, if it be wild,Should waste them all.The crows abo...

September Spectacular

September Spectacular
Check out the new Poetic Excellence section to discover more of what makes our first blog of the ’bers so spectacular! — Olivia Loftis, Kelsay B...

The Latest & Greatest in August

The Latest & Greatest in August
     Shootin’ Pool a New Orleans sestina for Kendall Williams Two twenty-two. Afternoon deadlock at Whiteand Washington. Sirens scrape Thirteenth...

Reach For July

Reach For July
❧ Dale Cottingham’s “Midwest Hymns” are indeed true songs of praise. Though not religious, as the cover image of a church may imply, his po...

Tune In To June

Tune In To June
Why We are Here by Lisa St. JohnWhy can't we wonderabout whatis?Too close, thismagnificent realityof existence? We focuson the destiny of starligh...

KB Poets MAY host a reading near you!

KB Poets MAY host a reading near you!
I'd like to give a shoutout to Volumes Bookcafe in Chicago for the "May" pun inspired by their newsletter's subject line: "It MAY be time for a new...

Stretch into Spring

Stretch into Spring
    Deep Beyond the Treeline hope grows under the darkest conditions I the poet plants a sapling II predicts heavy rain strange season c...

Romance In The Air

Romance In The Air
The intimacy between artist and subject suggested by the collection’s title courses through the poems’ veins. Life drawing requires attentive obse...