I could not be more excited.
Okay, everyone, please click on this link...
Stephanie Deshpande has put the blog up about the contest
here at Poetrysoup which I sponsored
AND AND AND has posted the winners list
ON HER AWESOME SITE AND AND AND
she has included a link to all the winners’ poems!
People who read her blog, fans who have purchased her art,
will be able to connect your words to her art.
I think this is huge!
Honestly, I am floating on the ceiling!
There is so much to learn here, from this.
I have harped on this since I joined Soup three years ago: artists of all mediums need to reach out and support the creative process, in whatever way they are able... whether that be by checking out the local theatre group, going to a CD launch or attending the opening ceremony at a gallery
Art, in every form, is alive and well!
Poetry is being written and read around the world. BUT, if we focus on the poetry of yesterday, we will not reach todays poets nor will we understand the direction poetry is taking. The past deserves to be studied and appreciated; all those beauties must not be lost, must be preserved, but if you haven’t opened a book of poetry written after 1980, if you do not explore the verses being published in THIS decade, I mean OUTSIDE of Soup, then you are missing a real opportunity to grow AND connect.
Keep true to your voice, your style.
And let inspiration move you.
Hugs and Love,
Cyndi, who is on cloud 9!