Category Archives: Poetry

Traditional Horror Poetry? Work the Form!

Note: This essay was first published in the Horror Writers Association newsletter, in Marge Simon’s wonderful poetry column ‘Blood & Spades.’ Many thanks to Marge for inviting me to contribute and for allowing me to repost it here, so non-HWA … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Links Roundup

April is almost over, so it’s time for ye olde links roundup! To finish up my month-long celebration of National Poetry Month, I’ve compiled a list of favorite posts I found this year. If you’re in a hurry, I’ve put … Continue reading

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Titling Poems

Is your poetry folder chock-full of files called “Untitled 1,” “Untitled 2,” and so on? You’d think that if we poets can find inspiration, import meaning, write a poem, revise it, and polish it, that we’d be able to slap … Continue reading

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Unpack the Poem: “Inland” by Edna St. Vincent Millay

There’s an idea I’ve been wanting to try for a while now, and National Poetry Month seems like the perfect time. I think it would be cool to take a poem, here on the blog, and go through the process … Continue reading

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