An eclectic selection of poems

Last updated 17.12.13

Djuna Barnes

Johannes Beilharz

Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal

Sujata Bhatt

Leonard Blumfeld

Richard Brautigan

Jessica Grant Bundschuh

Patrick Carrothers
MTC Cronin
e. e. cummings
Kamala Das
Jim Dennisson
Emily Dickinson
Peter Didsbury

Tishani Doshi

Bob Dylan
Julie Felix
Robert Frost

Iain Galbraith

Robert Graves
Barbara Guest
Woody Guthrie
Anselm Hollo
James Inskeep
Usha Kishore
Deirdre LaPenna
Grevel Lindop
Gavel Lindsay
Amy Lowell
Anuradha Majumdar
Felix Morgenstern
Rukmini Bhaya Nair
Kenneth Patchen
Rabindranath Tagore
Carl Rakosi
Ana Salazar
David A. Salazar
Bina Sarkar Ellias
Peter Schjeldahl
Sloop John B.
Michael Smith
James Steerforth
Robert Steiner
Vivek Tandon
John Tranter
Laura Valaitis
John Waterfield
Book recommendation

Best of Meme

Among the authors of the poems and prose pieces assembled in this anthology are James Steerforth, Leonard Blumfeld, Niebla, Surendra Sparsh, Iself and Felix Morgenstern.

These miniatures, which range from humorous to deadpan, satirical to whimsical and spiritual to only beautiful,  are the result of the author's participation in various so-called memes – also referred to as writing or art prompts – in the English-language literary and art blog world in 2007 and 2008.

2008, paperback, 52 pages, $8.95/£4.50/€7.99. 
ISBN: 978-1-6048-1364-7. 
Can be ordered directly from Wordclay, the publisher, or from any bookstore or online bookstore, e.g. Amazon US, Amazon UK, Amazon Germany.


Poetry e-zine and project links

Jacket, edited by John Tranter
Jacket is a free Internet-only quarterly review of new writing, with poetry, creative prose, interviews, reviews, and informative feature articles.

Jacket 2, successor to Jacket

Writers Asylum, a literary journal featuring poetry, fiction and reviews.

Web Del Sol, edited by Michael Neff
A collaboration that has produced several poetry and literature ezines. All of them can be found from this main site.

The Drunken Boat, edited by Rebecca Seiferle
Poetry from around the world, translations of poetry, reviews of poetry collections and anthologies, interviews with poets or publishers, e-mail discussions with editors and poets.

The Other Voices International Project, edited by Roger Humes
An excerpt from the mission statement: »The soul has become an endangered species and Art must regain its voice to save humanity from extinction.... To help you and I rediscover some semblance of our humanity, these OTHER VOICES INTERNATIONAL POETRY PROJECT writers creatively share the adventures, desires and dreams of the human heart and spirit, wherever it resides. Through this singular poetic voice we can claim unity in our diversity and strive to live in honour of human dignity.«

Shampoo – a poetry magazine, edited by Del Ray Cross

Masthead – a literary arts ezine, edited by Alison Croggon

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