Third Wednesday’s Poem of the Week is by North Carolina poet, J.S. Absher, who has us from the first line.
Here is Third Wednesday’s Poem of the week from California poet, Max Gutmann, who has a special story to tell in just a few lines.
“What’s in a play?” A lot according to poet Laurence Thomas. Here is 3rd Wednesday’s Poem of the Week.
Third Wednesday’s poem of the week is taken from our (just released) fall issue. Little needs to be said about this short poem from Cary Barney of Madrid, Spain.
You don’t see many ekphrastic poems inspired by the work of a performance artist, but our Poem of the Week by California poet, Laura Schulkind, is just that.
” I write poetry and fiction because, lawyer that I am, I believe in the power of a well-told story. In law I am entrusted with others’ stories. Through poetry and fiction I tell my own. “
Laura’s chapbook, Lost in Tall Grass (Finishing Line Press), was released 2014 and her newest, The Long Arc of Grief (Finishing Line Press) came out this summer.
Our poem of the week is by Jude Dippold, one of our favorite poets from Washington State, which is a hotbed of great contemporary poetry. This poem will appear in our fall issue, due out in couple weeks. The issue will feature the winners of our annual flash fiction contest and a cover that’s worth framing.
Our Poem of the Week is an ekphrastic piece from William Snyder, a North Dakota poet who has appeared in the pages of 3rd Wednesday a number of times. It’s a preview from our fall issue, which should be out near the end of September.