2022 Introduction

Hello everyone! I’m River (they/it) and I’m from the rural reaches of Maine. I’m a queer, cripple, mad, anarchist writer whose work is heavily influenced by those identities. Namely, I write poetry but flash and short stories also happen from time to time. I spent…

Introduction

I write because I have to. I share because watching people connect and resonate fuels me. Making my words available means everything http://linktr.ee/thepoet_rajah   This event is really just an excuse to get my voice out there and see what I can do when I…

Poetry Marathon Prep Day 1:

Hi there, my name is Madison and I am a self-published author under the name of SincerelyBlueJay. I have done the poetry marathon before, but never with this group of souls – and I’m so excited for a new/old experience. Or a well-worn habit with…

Introduction – The Morning Reads

Hello all, My name is Surya T and I am a writer/poet. I have been writing for nearly 7 years as of 2021. Over this time, I have finished a few books (which are underway to be published), poems (published on my blog – morningreads.wordpress.com),…

Denise Krebs Trying to Be a Marathon Poet

Hello, my name is Denise (My username here and on Twitter and Instagram is mrsdkrebs). I am an American living in Bahrain, teaching English to elementary students. I’m married and have two married daughters. We will retire at the end of 2021 and return to…

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Wallflower

Quiet yourself and grow smaller One pill makes you larger The pill you tell men that you cannot take Protection comes in so many forms Like a wallflower trying not to be seen To be plucked pulled cut at the root I don’t dye my…

Introduction again?

Not sure if I’m doing this right. but I’m keen to say hi and not sure who will see this.  Where do I find the prompts? Where exactly do I post my poems… here?  Anyone in Cairns area doing this too?

A little about me

I am Mariam Ali Mohammed a 16 years 10th grader, from Ghana in the city of Accra.Writing poems has been my passion for the past 3 years. I lost this passion though, when I lost my only parchment that has all my poetries in it(all the…

Introduction

Hi everyone!  I’m looking forward to participating in the marathon this year! And looking forward to reading all of your lovely work!