Gender…Is it Real?
Shiva, the he /she god of life and distruction, is an interesting interprutation of the divides / overlaps between the sexes. Write a poem that investigates the concept of gender. All poems submited will be entered into a raffle to win one of the titles listed on the Bees’ Knees Book Club!
Fire lines! Yes!
Write a poem that includes some of the more unexpected aspects of motherhood, childhood, growing up in the hood, and all the other hoods. Every poem submited will be included in a raffle to win one of the titles listed in the Bees’ Knees Book Club!
Beating the Dead Horse
Dear Poetry Friends,
Welcome to the November Bees’ Knees Poetry Workshop!
As a special request, I ask you to invite other poets to join our group.
Post a message on Facebook, Tweet, shout into the sky:
come play poetry with us!
Bring a friend to the Bees’ Knees and be entered into a drawing to win a copy of Jack Kerouac’s Tristessa!
And for your final November Poetry Challenge…
…write a poem for, about, or around the King of Pop
and be entered to win a M.J. CD!
(Come on, I know you want a M.J. CD.)
Our Lucky Winners Are:
Mr. Fancy Ryan (Free-for-All Treat)
Alexis Vergalla (Bodie)
Fernando McGregor (Haunted Poem)
Please email me (NicelleCDavis (at) gmail (dot) com)
with your contact information so I can mail you your prize.
I hope everyone had a marvelous holiday.
Thank you to all of you poets, editors, and readers
for making the Bees’ Knees first month a truly ghoulish experience.
(We set out to make a monster and a poetry monster we have!)
Here is a sneak peek at
the incredible November line-up:
November Poetry Prompts:
- Beat Poets (write a beat-like poem and be entered to win a copy of Allen Ginsberg’s Death & Fame),
- Micheal Jackson and the song “Beat It” (write a poem about the King of Pop and be entered to win a MJ C.D.)
- and the monthly “Free-for-All” workshop is open to one and all
The November Bees’ Threes will include interviews with the phenomenal: