It Feels Just Like Starting Over

Being a poet is mostly a lonely business. But I found a post by Donna Vorreyer about this group reblogged by Trish Hopkinson. A great way to start 2018 — reading some poems and making some friends.

Put Words Together. Make Meaning.

*UPDATED LIST AS OF JANUARY 3 –  If you leave a comment after today, please be patient about being added.

It’s been a while, readers. It’s almost 2018, and I haven’t posted in over a year here. Which I miss. And I’m hoping you’re still there.

If you are, then stick around for what I hope you will consider good news. Many writers like myself found their first poetry communities online. By reading posts like this one and participating in forums (like ReadWritePoem), we built relationships and learned from one another. Since I do not have an MFA and have been primarily an autodidact when it comes to poetry, this was very important for me.  And, although I now use social media to connect with a large literary community, many of us have been mourning (for lack of a better word), the opportunity to have access to each other’s extended…

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