The 2015 Gates Foundation Letter makes bets on the future and calls for Global Citizens. Use this letter as your source text for a poem this week.
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Last night I dreamed about flying an airplane through an enormous outer space mall…
The first few weeks of 2015 have come along with an unusually high volume of found poetry news. A sign of good things to come? I think so!
Write poems using questions asked librarians before the internet.
Derek Beaulieu discusses the poetry of Natalie Czech at Coldfront. Embedded Frank O’Hara poems, literary archaeology, what’s not to like?
Flynn is very aware of the potential for a volume of information to minimize the impact of horror, shaping his poems to focus on what is perhaps more horrifying: the chronicle of what happens at the edges of the darkest moments.
Originality is a big fat stinking lie, and it has been throughout recorded history, so people who bash found poetry for being derivative are idiots.
Poetry from prominent news stories of 2014 (and our top poetry prompts of 2014).
I posted about a lot of topics in 2014, and I thought it would be fun to look back and select my top 10. Here they are in order of appearance and informed solely by my tastes and preferences. If I missed something you loved, chime in below! Otherwise, click and enjoy.