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Beauty of Butterflies

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Beauty of Butterflies I remember walking in haste One sunny day in May, As many of us often do— Unattached from nature. It was chance, I guess, Or fate, I assume—though I’ve always relied on the empirical, That I stopped by this particular garden. Rich in flowers and bushes, It was like having an optical orgasm. I fixated on a group of butterflies, Five or six, resting on a bush with Strange flowers. They were […]

Joe Gardner featured on WE ALL BLEED THE SAME (11/11/14)

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Happy Veterans’ Day to the United States Military, past and present. On this day, we salute your bravery and continued efforts to keep this great country relatively unscathed. With that said, we have a brand new poetry feature over on WE ALL BLEED THE SAME! “Origami’ by Joe Gardner, an Army Veteran himself. A special salute to him! http://spiltinkpoetry.tumblr.com/post/102381086738/origami-by-joe-gardner   Here’s a little about Joe Gardner: Joe Gardner was born in June of ’74, in […]

Spilt Ink Poetry’s Free Chapbook Series: Book #2

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Spilt Ink Poetry is excited about the second book in our ‘Free Chapbook Series’ which is scheduled for release next Monday, November 17, 2014. We are thrilled about the opportunity to have worked with Jocelyn Him on her very first project, a small chapbook of poems titled “Girl, Unveiled.” If you are on our official e-mail list, you will receive a free eBook copy. If not, please inquire to us as spiltinkpoetry@hotmail.com! Here is a […]

Clifton Snider featured on WE ALL BLEED THE SAME!

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Happy Tuesday, Poets and Poetry Lovers! Head on over and check out our newest poetry feature on WE ALL BLEED THE SAME! “Safe Space” by Clifton Snider. http://spiltinkpoetry.tumblr.com/post/100576030788/safe-space-by-clifton-snider   Here’s a little about Clifton Snider: Clifton Snider, faculty emeritus at Cal State University Long Beach, is the internationally celebrated author of ten books of poetry. A career retrospective of his work, Moonman: New and Selected Poems, was published to great acclaim by World Parade Books […]

LeAnne Hunt featured on WE ALL BLEED THE SAME!

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Happy Labor Day, Poets and Poetry Lovers! On your day off, feel free to check out today’s new poetry feature over on WE ALL BLEED THE SAME! “Elegy for Playing House” by LeAnne Hunt. http://spiltinkpoetry.tumblr.com/post/96374188618/elegy-for-playing-house-by-leanne-hunt   Here’s a little about LeAnne Hunt: “LeAnne Hunt lives in Orange County with her daughter and a furry sphere of a cat. She has an MA in English but somehow works in an environmental biology lab. She even has […]

Ana Maria featured on WE ALL BLEED THE SAME!

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Happy Monday, poets and poetry lovers! Hope your weekend went wonderfully! We have a surprise this week, three poetry features over on WE ALL BLEED THE SAME! Yes, you read correctly: THREE! Head on over and read this week’s first feature, “Marching” by Ana Maria! http://spiltinkpoetry.tumblr.com/post/79899098047/marching-by-ana-maria   Here’s a little about Ana Maria: “I was born & raised in the beautiful city of LB.  I’m not a prolific reader, nor am I a prolific writer.  […]

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WE ALL BLEED THE SAME is a poetry blog dedicated to featuring the great work (s) of established and up-and-coming writers.  Unpublished works are welcomed. We are looking for poetry that speaks to human emotions, that may offend some, and hug others. Just send 2-3 unpublished poems in a Word or RTF document, along with a short 50-100 word bio and a picture of yourself. At this time, we will only select one poem to […]