Check back here on Feb. 1 for information, rules, and guidelines about our 2019 Chapbook Contest!
I find poetry to be the most liberated literary art form in the English language. Poetry is the art form that the writer has license to bend and break grammatical and spelling rules. Poetry is the anvil where ideas can be forged and molded with the least contamination of conventions. With freedom comes responsibility. Without […]
You are invited to read your poetry at the Watertown Arts Night on Thursday, May 10th. This is an excellent opportunity to share the work you have published through Pasque Petals and to promote poetry in South Dakota. Members are also encouraged to bring any books they have published and would like to provide for […]
I was instantly hooked on this one. I love poems that give the readers an instruction – that tell us how. Plus, the imagery is just gorgeous. Enjoy! Inferno, Meet My Bridges By Rebecca Erickson Ice polishes the streets as a man and a woman struggle to meet on a bridge. They slip, hips hit […]
Simple, gorgeous language that made me think of home. Enjoy! Strung Out by Francie Davis, Belvidere As the sun shines painfully against the miles upon miles of drifted snow, the cattle are strung out one after the other moving eastward single file eighty-two marching purposefully big black snow-capped boulders blowing exhaust through frosted nostrils parting […]