We've got our new workshop up and running. PoetryPlease is using their forum space to provide a place for our members to receive comments and critiques on the poems they submit. Would you like to post your poetry for comment and critique by the PoetryPlease members? Just make sure you read the Rules for Submission first! <a href="READ MORE
PoetryPlease needs staff to support a couple different areas of the club:
In addition to general chat staff, we'd also like to run regular PoetryBattles in the Chat Room
and could use someone to run them.
The Professional Review Team
is in need of a few more critiquers to take on a small list of clients. You will be responsible for providing at least one critique per week to each of your clients (you get to choose the number of clients you feel you can handle).
The PoetryPlease Workshop
is looking for 5 staff members to regularly critique poems posted in the workshop forum.
We need 2 more people to help us scout for the Poet of the Month
Interested in any of these positions? Apply now using the General Application Form
.Featured Challenge Writer
Every month, PoetryPlease posts a new prompt to challenge your writing skills and nip that pesky writer's block in the butt. We then choose one of the submissions to feature.
The featured writer for Challenge #31 is poetoffire
The challenge was to write a poem turning a tired old cliche into something new, inventive, dark, funny, or something else. poetoffire
tackled many romance cliches and made them fresh in To Touch The Sky
Challenge #32 is up! You are asked to Write an ode to/about an inanimate object that means a lot to you. Read more
.Villainous Villanelle Contest
Judging is almost over and the winners of the Villainous Villanelle Contest
should be announced early next week. Excited? We are!November's Poet-of-the-Month
The POTM for November is RedRedValentine
As a well rounded poet, RedRedValentine
has sucessfully tackled many styles of poetry. He adeptly handles the art of spoken word in Dialogue With Open Hands
, beautifully narrates in October Songs
, and uses excellent imagery in Broken Stream of Consciousness
. Check out his gallery here
If you know a PoetryPlease member that deserves to be featured, please send a suggestion by note and we'll check out their gallery. It's that simple!An Important Message for ALL Members
Are you currently a member of PoetryPlease and would like it to stay that way? Then you'll want to READ THIS