I am excited to announce that we have now published Issue Thirteen!
Issue Twelve is our newest must read.
Without further ado, here is the glorious 11th Issue of Straight Forward Poetry. This time around we are featuring poets Daniel Aristo, Anne Babson, Michael Bartelt, Lana Bella, Michael Blair, Ace […]
Daughter Eraser by Amber West Pages: 29 Publisher: Finishing Line Press Released: 2015 I want to start first by saying that this is a beautiful book. The actual physical artifice of […]
by Carol Smallwood There‘s a good side to insomnia for poets. When writing poetry like triolets and pantoums, words often comes more easily than when fully rested, rhyming is less tedious, especially […]
by Paul Hostovsky People who love poetry are like people who love the rain. We’re in the minority. Most people hate rain. They look out their rain-streaked windows and scowl as though […]
Issue Ten of Straight Forward Poetry is now live and ready for reading. This time around we are featuring poets Jason Dean Arnold, Gary Beck, Michael Carrino, Darren Demaree, Robert Fillman, George […]
We asked our Issue Ten Poets for Christmas gift ideas and here is what they had to say. from Darren Demaree My Christmas List: Black ink. Pens. Legal pads. Stamps. […]
Resurrection Party by Michalle Gould Pages: 70 Publisher: Silver Birch Press Released: 2014 For an example on how to handle death and levity, stark and revelation, check out Resurrection Party by Michalle Gould. […]
Starting on January 5th we will start reading in a new category on Submittable, one that will allow submitters to request notes back on their work.