NaPoWriMo 2013: Five Favorites

April 30, 2013

Poetry

Kristen Chapman Gibbons:

Fantastico. Even if you aren’t a “poet” you can try to find words that suit what you need to express. It doesn’t ever have to be seen by anyone but you. Try.

Originally posted on WordPress.com News:

There are just a few hours left in NaPoWriMo 2013 — that is, National Poetry Writing Month, which asks participants to write a poem every day in April — and hundreds of resident WordPress poets are pressing “Publish” on their final stanzas and sighing with relief and satisfaction.

We’ve loved reading all the verse that floated across our Readers this month, whether from brand-new bloggers committed to the 30-day challenge, long-time poets, or non-poet bloggers who were inspired to try something new. We learned about new-to-us poetic forms, we were moved, we looked at familiar topics in a new light.

Here are five of our favorite sites, from WordPress poets new and old:

Tychogirl

Tychogirl isn’t just a poet, she’s an astropoet. We’re intrigued by her astronomy-focused work, and by her “redacted poems” — poems created by taking an existing page of text and blacking out all…

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About Kristen Chapman Gibbons

Loosely connected facts: Former Social Worker. Curator of a Better Internet. Lifelong politico. Social Media Maven. Poet. Performer. Storyteller. Decade teaching in Higher Ed. Master's Degree in Theology. Married to an Irishman. 3 darling kiddos. Preacher's kid. Creator of Content Worth Sharing. Digital Strategist. Appalachian. Music maker. Music devour-er. ENTP. Bohemian. Geeky. Obsessed with thrift stores and all things vintage. Lover of species.

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