Browsing the "Poetry" Tag

December, a poem by Mary Lynn

December 17th, 2014 | by Mary Lynn

December seeks our minds, our marrow. Stoking our fires with the dying year’s brave dreams we remind the sun to


Private poets

May 19th, 2014 | by Brook Ellen West

An hour past closing time and the door to King’s Books is unlocked. I shut it behind me, sealing off


Creating a community of writers

April 28th, 2014 | by Timothy Thomas McNeely

Critical mass is hard to come by in small communities. Finding enough participants to sustain an effort and maintain growth


Why Poetry Needs Tacoma

April 17th, 2014 | by Timothy Thomas McNeely

Every month has its evangelists, spreading the good news of that month’s theme. April is National Poetry Month, and even


The Poets Are Coming

April 4th, 2013 | by Timothy Thomas McNeely

Not nearly the threat of an invading army, yet announcement should be made that on April 4 (tonight), King’s Books


Change: A Poem

April 1st, 2013 | by Faith Stevens

Later, when the light decided to keep going, I was afraid, and then tired. I’m beginning to know why: it


Every Poem Another Soul

April 1st, 2013 | by Timothy Thomas McNeely

The adventure in reading new poetry is encountering another voice – a stranger, a friend, a sage, your better self,


A Post Defiance Winter Reading

December 19th, 2012 | by Editorial Staff

Ranging from the comedic, to the tragic, to the heartwarming, to the eerie, the selections at the Post Defiance Winter Reading articulated our theme of winter, celebration, and ritual as literature inspired by the longest night of the year and our basic human yearning for warmth and love tend to do



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