This second week of National Poetry Month finds us taking another look at the poetry of Collin Kelley.

Collin Kelley author photo by Colin PottsCollin Kelley is the author of the American Library Association-honored poetry collection Render (2013, Sibling Rivalry Press) and The Venus Trilogy of novels – Conquering Venus, Remain In Light and the forthcoming Leaving Paris (Sibling Rivalry Press). His collection Better To Travel will be reissued by Poetry Atlanta Press in 2015. Kelley’s poetry, essays, short fiction, interviews and reviews have appeared in magazines and journals around the world.

Collin has also been chosen as one of 23 poets chosen for the West Hollywood Lamppost Poet Project of 2015. His face and one line from one of his poems will be featured on a banner in West Hollywood. This is an amazing honor for which we congratulate Collin.

Without further ado, please sit back, relax and enjoy a few of his amazing pieces.


Wonder Woman poem at Polari, London 2012


Collin Kelley – Patty Hearst On The Occasion of Her Presidential Pardon


Collin Kelley – Meeting Jeanne Moreau


Check Collin out on his YouTube channel for readings, Vlogs and more. Also, you can connect with Collin on his website, Facebook, Twitter, Red Room and Goodreads.

Collin, thank you, again for letting me share you with my readers.  You have no idea how truly honored I am to know you.


Join me next week for a feature on poet Georgia poet Michelle Castleberry.

Until then,

Painting is poetry, which is seen and not heard. Poetry is painting, which is heard but not seen — Leonardo da Vinci

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