For this final week of National Poetry Month, I’d like to introduce you to a wonderful poet that I met back in 2011 when I started my journey into a writing career. I’ve wondered when she would finally publish and as of March 24, 2015 she has. Her first publication “Yo’ Sista’s Keeper: A Collection […]Read more "NATIONAL POETRY MONTH–YO’ SISTA"
For this final week of National Poetry Month, I’d like to introduce you to the Poet Laureate of Georgia–Mr. Judson Mitcham. Georgia poet and novelist Judson Mitcham (b. 1948) studied psychology as an undergraduate and earned a Ph.D in psychology from the University of Georgia. His elegiac poems, first-person narratives, explore family relationships, the passing […]Read more "NATIONAL POETRY MONTH–JUDSON MITCHAM"
For this third week of National Poetry Month, I’d like to honor Michelle Castleberry. Michelle was recommended to me by Collin Kelley. And then I read her. And whoa nelly! Michelle Castleberry grew up in Warren, Arkansas. Her early years were spent working on a family farm alongside her parents and two younger siblings. Her […]Read more "NATIONAL POETRY MONTH–MICHELLE CASTLEBERRY"
This second week of National Poetry Month finds us taking another look at the poetry of Collin Kelley. Collin 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). […]Read more "NATIONAL POETRY MONTH–COLLIN KELLEY"
Poetry is a passion of mine. My first published work was poetry. Poetry is the heartbeat of words which bring out our emotions on a plain of lyrical understanding. Without the beauty of poetry, so much of humanity itself would be lost. As such, I would like to take this month to honor four amazing […]Read more "NATIONAL POETRY MONTH–KEVIN YOUNG"
Welcome to another week of my salute to National Poetry Month. This week, I would like to introduce you to a poet I met last month at a Pen, Paper, Write Meet Up. Our group was tasked with a writing assignment and within ten minutes, Lizzy Fox had written a poem that had us all […]Read more "GUEST POET–LIZZY FOX"
Welcome back to my tribute to Poets and their voices. This week, I’d like to introduce you to a man I first came across a year ago. His poetry spans the chasm of heartfelt, enlightened, honest, eye-opening and hilarious. I’m talking about the award-winning, uber-talented Collin Kelley. Collin Kelley is the author of the novels Conquering […]Read more "GUEST POET–COLLIN KELLEY"