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 […]
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 […]
Good afternoon, Poets and Poetry Lovers! Happy Thursday! We have a brand new poetry feature over on WE ALL BLEED THE SAME! Head on over and read “The Trail” by Robin Hudechek. http://spiltinkpoetry.tumblr.com/post/100158050408/the-trail-by-robin-hudechek Here’s a little about Robin Hudechek: Robin Dawn Hudechek received her MFA in creative writing from UCI. Her poems have appeared in numerous publications including: Caliban, Cream City Review, Blue Arc West: An Anthology of California Poets, Cadence Collective: Year One […]
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 […]
Check out our most recent poetry feature over on WE ALL BLEED THE SAME! “Life’s Little Joke” by Justus Mendoza. http://spiltinkpoetry.tumblr.com/post/94128685968/lifes-little-joke-by-justis-mendoza Here’s a little about Justus Mendoza: Justis Mendoza currently resides in Corona, California. He always loves to stay active, despite his intense love for food. He has been published in places such as Eskimo Pie. He is an avid reader and also writes during his free time. Currently, Justis is a senior attending […]
Good morning, poets and poetry lovers! We’re proud to announce the official release of our 20-page Inaugural Newsletter. For the past four months, we have worked tirelessly on this (our first) official project! With a host of advice from experts with newsletter experience, and kind donations from generous souls, as well as help from some great poets, we were able to complete this splendid project! There are five main sections in this 20-page newsletter: […]
Hello, poets and poetry lovers! Hope your week has been going wonderfully! Yesterday, we have another poetry feature over on WE ALL BLEED THE SAME! Head on over and read “Separation Anxiety” by Lisa Pettegrew AKA Lisa tha Poet. http://spiltinkpoetry.tumblr.com/post/80673678476/separation-anxiety-by-lisa-pettegrew-aka-lisathapoet Here’s a little about Lisa Pettegrew: Lisa Pettegrew has been writing poetry since the age of 13. She is currently working on 3 manuscripts, and hopes to publish her first book this year.