Big Poetry Giveaway News!

Thanks for playing with me during the month of April (National Poetry Month!) 🙂   I so enjoy sharing books of poetry.  Now onto the winners!  I selected the winners by dropping the names into Random.org’s list randomizer.  I randomized twice to come up with the following winners: 1) Alexandra: Autobiography of Red 2) Allyson: Blue…

Really Random Poetry (for the end of April)

It is almost the end of the National Poetry Month already!  I have written in snippets here or there.  I have blogged (just barely), and mostly been immersed in baseball and middle school spring craziness (to quote my aunt, ‘when everyone has left their senses!’).  So here is a shot in the arm:  A really…

More Words (poetry for an April day)

As we celebrate National Poetry month do not forget about spoken word. This comes from 2010, but it is timeless which is why we all read poetry (and literature) and pay attention to art.

Big Poetry Giveaway 2013

Yes, It is NATIONAL POETRY MONTH! 🙂  I so love this month. Don’t get me wrong, I love many other months as well.  At the end of this April, however, I will be giving away TWO books of poetry.  I will ship them to the winners (selected by the random list generator at random.org) in…

Perfectly Random

You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body    love what it loves. ~from Wild Geese, by Mary Oliver The poem, excerpted above, knocks me out.   I have…

I Belong!

This is a picture of Fushimi and a postcard of a Japanese shinto shrine.  Proof for myself that I participated in the poetry postcard project.  🙂  I am on day 6 today…I have received three postcards to date.  I didn’t realize how much fun this would be…it is like I have long-lost family/friends sending me…

August Postcards

            I was feeling a bit spontaneous last week and I signed up for a poetry postcard festival in August at Concrete Wolf.  The deal is you get a list of names (randomly generated) of those who have signed up to receive postcards.  In order to receive a postcard with…

WINNERS!

Congratulations to the two winners for the poetry book giveaway! With the help of Random.org I was able to select two lucky commenters. Laurie has won Letters to the World and Je Maverick has won the copy of Paz’s A Tale of Two Gardens! ENJOY! 🙂

Poetry Book Giveaway

Continuing with the theme of Poetry and all things Random, I am participating in the Poetry Book Giveaway that poet Kelli Russel Agodon started.  It is an ingenious idea.  Basically, you comment at the bottom of this post if you would like to be in the RANDOM drawing (with the help of random.org) on May…