New Release: Silver Birch Press May Poetry Anthology
Another great anthology I was lucky enough to be included in. Hope you’ll check it out. Some really good stuff in this one! 🙂
On June 10, 2014, Silver Birch Press released the May Poetry Anthology — an 84-page collection of 31 poems about May in its many forms, along with thirty-one full-color paintings by Gustav Klimt.
BACKGROUND: In early April 2014, Silver Birch Press issued a call for submissions requesting original or erasure poems where the word “may” appeared in the text or title of the original poem or the title, author, or subject of the book that provided the source material for the erasure poem. As it turned out, we received submissions from thirty-one poets, and decided to feature one poem per day on our blog during the month of May 2014.
Many of the poems spoke of May-related subjects—flowers, birds, and spring—while others ranged in topics from dark to light, with the word “may” buried somewhere in the text. Some of the poems displayed sly humor—and more than one poet had…
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