It’s been a while since I posted. It has been almost three years now since this blog was conceptualized in a sudden impulsive mood. I just realized that! Being off of the blog for a while reminded me of a poem I wrote in 2012 called Angry Young Blog. There … Continue Reading That long silence and reading Cleland’s Room of Thieves
If you haven’t read Part 1 of the interview with Julian Peters a comic book artist who specializes in poetry illustration, well what are you waiting for? Click here. Julian talked about the connections between Manga and Yeats. He cited The Young Turks as a new age inspiration for illustrators … Continue Reading Illustrating Poetry with Julian Peters- Part 2
Forgive me for the obscure title. I’m reading a wonderful piece of fiction by Ruth Ozeki, and on page 25/26 of her Booker Prize nominated novel A Tale for the Time Being , she writes about blogging. Since this is a blog, I had to post it here: “It made me sad … Continue Reading Lonely Blogger, who gives a shit?
Where have I been? Well it’s been a long while- had a minor injury so was out of the loop for a bit. In the mean time I got the opportunity to talk to Adan Lerma @ http://yoga-adan.com/ When I asked him to give me a one line bio … Continue Reading Adan Lerma: The Amazon Poet
This interview is with Simon Banks, a poet who is a repository of knowledge. Simon Banks, recently retired from working for local government and the voluntary sector, lives in Harwich, South-east England, by the sea and the River Stour. His poetry has appeared in various hard-copy and on-line magazines. What made … Continue Reading Simon Banks: The Poet of the Archetype
Like I promised in my post Can’t, I will be doing some interviews with bloggers I know and don’t know about what writing poetry implies, particularly in the blog format. I’m happy to start the series with Caddo Veil. She’s a prolific haiku writer and quite a regular blogger. I … Continue Reading Caddo Veil: The Haiku Blogger
I want to thank all those readers who commented on the blog rant the other day. Feedback is an essential component of writing and learning. Blogging is so different from writing on the last pages of notebooks and scribbling in diaries when you don’t know what to do with your emotions. It … Continue Reading Discussion
I’ve been quiet lately and sometimes my blog begins to rant. I’m surprised that her voice is this strong…. Take me, I am voluptuous (so say my Blog Stats) I have visitors from all over the world, they come backpacking to find. I let them Like, Comment, Commingle, Browse. … Continue Reading Angry Young Blog
There are many ideas about the phenomenal nanowrimo. One would be that blogging about it is a way of getting a lot of traffic. Another would be that nanowrimo is topical, so obviously you must blog about it. Either way, so many writers are getting geared for this special writing … Continue Reading Nanowrimo?
My question today is blogging consistently a liability? Something that you force yourself to do- like digesting your food everyday? Is it an act of force, a doing so aggressive, it becomes like homework? The thoughts walk like soldiers, I pick up the words on people and dreams, Arrange … Continue Reading The Compulsory Blog