‘The Unmade Sky’ – Poems by Ben Adams

‘The Unmade Sky’ – Poems by Ben Adams

the unmade sky these words touch on something lightly like a feather drawn through tall, dry grass - a figure crouched on wide and careful feet teasing their meaning from between time’s floorboards forehead resting on fingers interlocked and listening— - rising to pace the old house and place rough hands on a splintered windowsill [...]

Establishing a Popular Presence in the Poetry (and Writing) Community on Instagram

Establishing a Popular Presence in the Poetry (and Writing) Community on Instagram

By Leeza von Alpen (aka leezajaydepoetry) So, you’re interested in making an impact on the Instagram writing community, and in gaining more readers. Here’s what you need to know. I had the pleasure of interviewing some much admired, and highly praised, instapoets; I asked them what techniques they themselves have used, and recommend, to writers [...]

‘We Are Born, Then Manufactured’- Poems by Leeza von Alpen

‘We Are Born, Then Manufactured’- Poems by Leeza von Alpen

We are born, then manufactured how peculiar it is that magazines tell me how I should be a woman when I was not born with crossed legs and hairless arms and cherry lips and peculiar still is that these magazines never think to mention how much money we would all save (and corporations would lose) [...]