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SDSPS is in the process of getting more poetry up on our site, and I thought that it would be fun to feature poetry that was shared at our recent reading for the next two blog posts. So, here are three poems from SDSPS publications that were read at the reading: All a-winter-ling -From Pasque …

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February Happenings

Enjoy the February thaw by taking part in poetry, art and literary happenings around the state. Here are a few things coming up this month that we know about: January 28 Long Live the Ladies’ Man What: An evening celebrating the music and poetry of Leonard Cohen (Famous for “Hallelujah,” “Death of a Ladies’ Man,” …

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Meet our New Membership Chair

Poets and Poetry Lovers, We are pleased to introduce Betty L. Beer, our new SDSPS Membership Chair.  Information about joining SDSPS or renewing  your membership for 2015 is located here.  If you have questions, please email Betty at sdsps.membership@gmail.com. Thank you, also, to Sara Snelling, for her dedicated work as Membership Chair.  We are sorry …

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Call for Poems!

Call for Poems The South Dakota State Poetry Society (SDSPS) seeks poems for its Spring 2015 issue of PASQUE PETALS. We do not accept previously published work. We do accept simultaneous submissions, but please inform us immediately if your work is accepted somewhere else. Submit up to five poems in the body of your email …

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Poet Laureate

David Allan Evans, our current Poet Laureate, is resigning from his post. The South Dakota State Poetry Society is now taking applications for the next Poet Laureate. Please go to the top menu, under Poet Laureate you will find information about applying for this position. Thank you!

Announcing 2013 Poetry Contest Winners

Grand prize-cat.1 1st pl.-S.Amelia Snelling (at 82) 2nd pl.-Marsha Mittman (the Missing) 3rd pl.-Heather Aker (Making Thunder) HM.-Merry Lynn Fuerst (I laughed until I cried) SD. Woman who made a difference-cat.2 1st pl.-Daniel G. Snethen (One-Armed Hypocrisy) 2nd pl.-Barbara Duffey (Zitkala Sa) 3rd. pl.-Merry Lynn Fuerst (The Little Lady Sheep Herder) Animal-cat.3 1st pl.-Linda Shere …

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