Our Poem of the Week is a triolet about how to write a triolet. It comes from the Spring issue of 3rd Wednesday which you can download for free from our website and which can be purchased in print from Amazon.com.
3rd Wednesday’s poem of the week is one of the winning poems from our most recent poetry contest. It appeared in our spring issue which is available free online at our website or for $6 in print at Amazon.com.
Next-to-Last Visit With My Father / Charles Hughes
“A splendid, well-constructed example of deep emotion, quietly but vividly expressed. Each of the poem’s six 6-line stanzas feature carefully selected details from a particularly difficult farewell, making them indelible—causing the reader to sense the speaker’s dwindling hope while simultaneously cherishing the best of what remains of it.” – Marilyn L. Taylor, contest judge.
Acting Class is one of three winners in 3rd Wednesday‘s annual poetry contest and is our “Poem of the Week” from the Spring issue of 3W. Print copies can be ordered at Amazon.com and you can find a free download of the digital edition on our website.
The spring issue of 3rd Wednesday is about to go into the mail. This is our annual poetry contest issue and today we present one of the honorable mention poems from this year’s contest. The poet tells us that this is her first ever poetry publication. The issue is on sale now at Amazon.
3rd Wednesday Magazine’s “Poem of the Week” is actually two poems from The InsideOut Literary Project, each written by 3rd grade students from Dearborn, Michigan. You can learn more about the project at their website, https://insideoutdetroit.org/
These poems and others from I/O are featured in the Spring issue of 3rd Wednesday (due out near the end of March) as will the winners from our annual poetry contest.
Our Poem of the Week was first published in fall 2018 issue of Third Wednesday. Here is Ted Kooser’s poem, Fairgounds.
Here’s our poem of a week, a single sentence poem from 3rd Wednesday’s winter issue by Dallas Itzen of Brooklyn, New York.
For our 3rd Wednesday poem of the week we go back to 2015 and this jewel by our own associate editor, Marilyn Taylor. It has since had reprints in Poetry Magazine and at American Life in Poetry.
Sarah Russell’s poem was an entry and $100 winner in 3rd Wednesday’s recent One Sentence Poetry Contest. When we wrote to notify her, we told her that her’s was one of the worst run-on sentences we’ve ever seen, but that it served this prose poem perfectly.