Tag Archives: poetry

Happy Release Day to Floodgate Poetry Series Volume 4

I’m attached to the indie publisher who publishes the Floodgate Poetry Series, Upper Rubber Boot (URB), through being friends with the publisher and being a bad volunteer (slacker!). But, this post is my own and not requested or required by URB. … Continue reading

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Celebrating National Poetry Month, sort of

April is National Poetry month and I have 8 unread poetry books on my to-be-read (TBR) shelf. Most of these are books that I’ve picked up over the past few months, but one’s been lingering for about 2 years, which … Continue reading

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In high school, I hated poetry. In university, I put up with it and tried to appreciate it to support a friend, who’s a poet. Now, I’m eager for the annual publication of the Floodgate Poetry series. Let me rephrase … Continue reading

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To This Day Project by Shane Koyczan

If you watch nothing else today, this weekend, this week, watch this. It’s incredible on so many levels. The poem is incredible. The power of how it’s read is incredible. The mix of wonderful, innovative, gorgeous graphics is incredible. It … Continue reading

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Reading poetry

I’ve been slowly but surely reading Sarah Slean’s companion book to her 2008 album, The Baroness. The book, also called The Baroness, is a small collection of poems, which is perfect for reading during work breaks as I only have a … Continue reading

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Day 20: What I read

I’m doing a photo challenge for the month of November, despite it being from August 2011, I’ve decided to use this list for my daily prompts. I started reading Sarah Slean‘s “The Baroness” (the companion book to her album of … Continue reading

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