Poetry Pop Quiz: Have You Read These Cybils Award-Nominated Books?

The 2012 Cybils judging committees were announced earlier this week. I am thrilled to join the second (final) round committee entrusted with selecting the award-winning book for the Poetry category. Both the first and second round committees are littered with Poetry Friday veterans, and I can’t wait to work more closely with everyone during the

Poemetrics, Part 2

As discussed in Poemetrics, Part 1, we may be able to gain a lot of insight into what readers like about poetry by analyzing it statistically.

The 128 poems written during MMPoetry gave us a small sample of data with which to play. Without further delay, I’d like to present my quick-and-dirty results.

Under each

Poemetrics, Part 1

Poetry and other works of art are famously open to opinion and interpretation. What I describe as poignant, you may declare repugnant. What I feel is hackneyed, you may find hilarious. What I cast off as atrocious, you may consider genius.

We can continue that dance all day and night, but neither of us will

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We’re now in the meaty part of National Poetry Month. Hopefully everyone is enjoying all of the great events taking place throughout the blogosphere. Too many to list, but a few of my favorites are Greg Pincus’ 30 Poets / 30 Days and Renee LaTulippe’s new poetry video series. Check ‘em out!

As for me,