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Poetry Blogs

These are the most-recent poetry blogs by poets on PoetrySoup. Read some of the most interesting poetry blogs, journals, articles and poetry notebooks on the internet. PoetrySoup Premium Members receive a blog page where they can promote themselves, or, a non-competing service or website. These poet bloggers write about their poems, poetry, life, or whatever strikes their fancy. Become a Premium Member and create a blog for sharing your writings, photos, videos and more. See also: Poetry Articles.

Most Recent Blogs

#Blog TitleDate PostedPoet
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DO YOU HAIKU ?5/26/2017Brian Strand
New Contest5/25/2017craig cornish
One of Five Finalized5/25/2017Laura Loo
Thoughts on Contemporary Poetry, Free Verse Debate5/25/2017John Anderson
...DICKIE SAYS....5/25/2017John lawless
Question on entering a contest without a name identifier.5/25/2017Kathleen Kroll
TPS or any PoetrySouper - I will delete this blog after Info is recieved5/25/2017SillyBilly theKidster
Celebration of Art Contest5/25/2017Kim Rodrigues
SELF-PROTECTION 1015/24/2017Cyndi MacMillan
Loving the unlovable, and other difficult things 5/24/2017Becca Teagan
* Intruders Beware *5/24/2017SillyBilly theKidster
MAY END OF MONTH STANDARD CONTEST now available any theme any form max of 25 lines5/24/2017Brian Strand
Give The Cinquain Form a Try!5/24/2017John Anderson
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Hot Blog My Magnificent Mom5/23/2017SillyBilly theKidster
Hot Blog Uh, Oh! PoetrySoup has done it again!5/23/2017Team PoetrySoup
FANCY-FREE - UPDATE5/23/2017Julia Ward
Added Video5/22/2017Carole Duet
FAVORITE SONG CONTEST-JUDGED5/22/2017Alexis Y.
Hot Blog HELP!5/22/2017SillyBilly theKidster
WHITSUN PREMIUM CONTEST RESULTS now available ,any theme,any form,max 25 lines5/22/2017Brian Strand
PUB NIGHT SPECIAL to prose or poetry?5/22/2017Brian Strand
Hidden Treasures of Poetry Soup 5/22/2017Becca Teagan
Hot Blog How Does PoetrySoup Provide this Wonderful Website?5/22/2017Team PoetrySoup
What's up with ads?5/21/2017Dave Will
How To Write...Creatively ~~ A new Book5/21/2017Trisha Sugarek
Motivational Moments....for Writers! #285/21/2017Trisha Sugarek
- HAPPY BIRTHDAY, NIALL FULHAM ( A NEW MEMBER )-5/21/2017Sunshine Smile
Form O 5/21/2017Broken Wings
When is a painting a poem and vica versa? with updates A+B5/20/2017Brian Strand
WHITSUN STANDARD CONTEST RESULTS now available ,any theme,any form ,max of 25 lines5/19/2017Brian Strand
Hot Blog First Published Book5/19/2017Chris Green
Hot Blog MY SISTER IS HOME!!! PRAYERS ANSWERED!5/19/2017Cyndi MacMillan
SPRINGTIME PREMIUM CONTEST RESULTS now available,any theme,any form max of 25 lines5/18/2017Brian Strand
RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE ? a spinoff blog5/18/2017Brian Strand
Hot Blog A Message From Flo5/18/2017Eileen Manassian
Thanks 5/17/2017Joseph Soper
working on the contest5/17/2017Francine Roberts
Can you choose your themes?5/17/2017Agnes Krampe
Hot Blog A MIRROR TO SOCEITY? UPDATED WED 17TH5/16/2017Brian Strand
SPRINGTIME STANDARD CONTEST now available,any theme,any form max of 25 lines5/16/2017Brian Strand
THE WONDER OF ...... MEN5/15/2017John lawless
How do you organize and save your poetry files online?5/15/2017Kathleen Kroll
Judging5/15/2017Rick Parise
Hot Blog WHERE IS THE HOTHOUSE FOR YOUR POETIC IMAGINATION?5/15/2017Brian Strand
MOTHER'S DAY-- THE SWEET AND THE BITTER5/14/2017Cyndi MacMillan