Gabriela Marie Milton’s “Passions: Love Poems and Other Writings” will be published soon by Vita Brevis Press. To read more about this, please go to, https://shortprose.blog/2020/03/18/my-poetry-book-passions-love-poems-and-other-writings-coming-soon-at-vita-brevis-press/.
Gabriela M, a writer whose work I admire, has been awarded Author of the Year 2019 by Spillwords Press. You can read Gabriela’s interview here, https://spillwords.com/author-of-the-year-2019-interview/.
A good introduction courtesy of the blog Interesting Literature, on the origins of blank verse. The post explains that blank verse was invented by the Earl of Surrey, and explores the differences between blank and free verse, blank verse being closest to everyday speech.
To read the article please visit, https://interestingliterature.com/2020/02/what-is-blank-verse-introduction/.
Shall I compose
Verse? (which is still poetry),
Or write in prose?
And where does poetry
Begin, and prose
Come to an end?
Please tell me,
My literary friend!
Cultivated people unwind.
Literature may take
Us to unknown realms.
Every book, must end.
Lovers under a tree
Unnoticed, a serpent slithers.
“Vita Brevis Press, LLC will begin accepting submission for its first poetry anthology in the fall. The anthology will feature emerging and established poets and will be available in print and digital formats”.
To find out more please visit this link, https://vitabrevisliterature.com/poems/big-news-the-vita-brevis-anthology/.