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 […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org! Here is a […]
Greetings, Poets and Poetry Lovers! Check out our latest poetry feature over on WE ALL BLEED THE SAME! “The Waitress” by Joan McNerney. http://spiltinkpoetry.tumblr.com/post/101932937783/the-waitress-by-joan-mcnerney Here’s a little about Joan McNerney: Joan McNerney’s poetry has been included in numerous literary magazines such as Camel Saloon, Seven Circle Press, Dinner with the Muse, Blueline, Spectrum, three Bright Hill Anthologies and several Kind of A Hurricane Publications. She has been nominated three times for Best of the Net. […]
Happy Tuesday, Poets and Poetry Lovers! Head on over and check out today’s poetry feature! “The Art of Sleeping” by Subhankar Das. http://spiltinkpoetry.tumblr.com/post/101746760753/the-art-of-sleeping-by-subhankar-das Here’s a little about Subhankar Das: Subhankar Das is a poet, bookstore owner, and publisher of Bangla experimental material. He lives in Kolkata, India. He produced six short films that have been honored at international film festivals, and has translated the works Allen Ginsberg and Charles Bukowski in Bengali.
Poets and Poetry Lovers, check out the last poetry feature of October, “Ventilation” by JD DeHart. http://spiltinkpoetry.tumblr.com/post/100752226748/ventilation-by-jd-dehart Here’s a little about JD DeHart: JD DeHart is the author of the chapbook, The Truth About Snails. He is a staff writer for Verse-Virtual and his blog is jddehart.blogspot.com.
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 […]