featured poets ~ Joanne Marie Firth @JoanneMFirth + #giveaway

(inter)national poetry month
April 2015
{ originally posted April 2012 }

featured poets
at my heart’s love songs

Joanne  Marie  Firth

i’m still celebrating the fifth anniversary of  my heart’s love songs  and,  in April,  {inter}National Poetry Month.   i thought it would be fitting to rerun the 2012 featured poet series  which spotlights sixty of  the most creative,  talented,  brilliant  {really!}  poets of  our time.  i have been fortunate over the five years to meet this amazing group of  people through twitter and their blogs.  not only are they writers who excite and enchant and entrance their readers,  they are,  one and all,  nice people who are supportive of  everyone in our online poetry community.  the “age of  technology”  has,  in fact,  facilitated the spread of  the ARTS! ~  poetry,  photography,  art,  prose,  music…   i have friends i have yet to meet face-to-face from all around the world.  day or night,  you can visit their blogs and be transported to another time or place or frame of  mind with just a few clicks of  a mouse.  i find it thrilling!  and i believe you will find it equally thrilling to discover their words.  i will be putting up these posts throughout the month of  April  (and probably into May)  to reacquaint you with old friends and introduce you to new ones.

just click on the  “Read More”  links on each poem to be taken to a new tab or window to read the rest of  the poem on the author’s blog.  if  you enjoy what you read,  please leave a comment on their blog to let them know.  { you don’t have to say you saw them here. }  i am truly honored that these wonderful people agreed to be featured on my blog ~  my gratitude to them all.

and thank you for coming to the celebration ~  enjoy!

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featured poet:

Joanne Marie Firth
aka  @JoanneMFirth

Joanne Marie Firth  { @JoanneMFirth }  is my best friend.  we met on twitter toward the end of  2010.  she lives across the country,  we’ve never been face-to-face  {yet}  but she is like a sister to me.  i have the utmost respect for Joanne as a woman,  mother,  human being….  poet,  writer,  photographer,  artist.  she has been writing since she was young and her talent is at a level far beyond the reach of  most.  when you go to her blog,  don’t miss her additional page of   Haiku…a few less words than usual.   enjoy her words and images  ~

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The Edge Of  My Dreams”    by   Joanne Marie Firth

Disjointed scenarios

Crashing  waves

Falling asunder

Until wakefulness saves

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Eyes barely open…..Read More

via   Words, Just Words

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How Far Is It?   by  Joanne Marie Firth

How far is it?

from

Elation to exasperation

from

Hope to craving

from

Desire to disgust

How far is it?

from…..Read More


via  Words, Just Words

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Fruition   by  Joanne Marie Firth

Today is the day. Three months of waiting, watching…..Read More

via  Words, Just Words

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Renewal    by  Joanne Marie Firth

From the beginning

tangled and jarred

answers before questions

future plans scarred

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Reality captured

what I was on the run from…..Read More

via   Words, Just Words

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HAIKU   by  Joanne Marie Firth

In my quiet heart

resides echos of laughter

…..Read More

{ scroll down through the haiku to the tenth one }

via  Haiku…a few less words than usual
at   Words, Just Words

all  artwork  and  photography  is  by  Joanne  M.  Firth©

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2012 featured poet at my heart’s love songs

all copyright remains with the authors

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have you entered the

BIG POETRY GIVEAWAY?

just click  HERE  to go to the giveaway post ~  you’ll get all of  the information about what books are being given away and how to enter.

thanks  for  joining  in!

dani

*the giveaway closes at midnight  (12:00am)  Pacific Standard Time USA on the night of  April 30/May 1,  2015.

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