Posts Tagged ‘Love Poems’

CFS: Love Poems

Spring is here and love is in the air. Rattle is looking for your love poems!  Now through October 15, 2013, the journal will be accepting submissions for love poems of any kind.  Read here for complete guidelines. The editors will also be considering narrative essays about love poetry.

Love & Oranges in 2013

Is it possible to write an original love poem today?  One that is not sentimental, but still portrays real feelings without falling into overused metaphors and clichés? These are questions I pose to my students when I teach creative writing.  I’m not sure of the answers  — but I know that there are many love poems out there for us all to enjoy.  Here is one of my favorites: Oranges by Gary Soto.   (The link is from The Favorite Poetry Project at Penn State — it’s a great blog!)