Poem of the Week (via Snapping Twig) kicks off this year, as of today. The selection process this year is based on several factors – you can read more about that here. For now, please take a minute to give the Poem of the Week a look, or a second look, and give the author some admiring literary nods.
Now, lets talk about it… First, everything down to the way the writer formatted this poem conveys its purpose, though it was a little difficult to apply online. If you’ll notice, there is both a visual and audible (when read) balance in the way the lines are structured. How it both literally and visually flows with each word, moving down as if a body of water. The greatest characteristics of this poem, in my opinion, is how uniquely creative it is while remaining simple. A quality very much sought in contemporary poetry today. Continue reading