Benjamin Franklin :"Show me
your cemeteries, and I will tell you what kind of people you have."
Cemetery: "Show us your poetry,
This issue marks the New Year, and a new editor here
at Poetry Cemetery. John Nashville, our Founder and Editor Emeritus
created Poetry Cemetery to be a home for poets, both experienced and new,
and "a place on the web where published work would stick around and
actually have a place to be reviewed long after the issue it was posted
in. Hence, the cemetery concept. The poetry didn't just
disappear...it was laid to rest."
2009 promises to be a year of
great turmoil, of changes good and bad. Great poetry has often been
born from such times. We hope to document some of that atmosphere
here: not necessarily with political or financial works, but with
the spirit that infects works of imagination and observation.
times also gives life to great humor--and we'll be on the lookout for
poems that give us relief and a smile.
introduce our Featured Poet segment this issue-- our Feature has an
extended bio, a wider sampling of her work and an interview. Check
out our Current Issue.
have also added a Facebook Group page--feel free to leave comments and
suggestions there, or to email me.
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