#PoetryWeek – Kickoff – poet Robert Zimmermann

Poetry Week kickoff with awesome poem by the host Robert Zimmermann

A Life Among The Pages

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Hello everyone and thank you for stopping in for the first post many posts planned for POETRY WEEK!

As you probably know, unless you’re a new fan (hello and welcome, if you are) I’m a poet before anything else. I published my debut collection, From Where I Stand, last November. And a few months later I released a chapbook called Winter’s Homecoming and Other Poems. Aside from the single poem, I Would, back in February, I haven’t really done much in the world of poetry since the first two releases. That’s about to change!

I created this event in order to showcase some great poets, and also to bring poetry into the public eye and be very upfront about it. I hope that that’s the case at least. I feel that poetry needs a little push and maybe this event is a start to that push. Aside…

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#PoetryWeek Starts Tomorrow

Woohoo!! Time for Poetry Week on Robert Zimmermann’s blog. Please stop by and check out some amazing poets 🙂

A Life Among The Pages

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Tomorrow, and for the week after, is POETRY WEEK here on A Life Among the Pages. What is poetry week, might you ask? Well it’s simple. It’ll be a week in which I turn the blog over to fellow poets to share their original poems, views on poetry, and some great books to check out.

As most people know, poetry doesn’t get the attention that some other forms of writing should. I don’t think that this event will change that in world-shattering way, but I do hope for some of you out there to possibly give poetry a chance if you haven’t before, or to revisit some poets you might have read in the past. There’s a world of great words out there, and it’s just waiting to be discovered!

Below is a full list of the poets who’ll be featured this week. I hope you’ll all follow along as…

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