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Poetry Giveaway 10/01/2014

Update: Scroll down for videos contributed by raffle entrants

Win one from a nice big stack of poetry books, including some classics and some contemporaries from my area.

The prizes have been supplied by my patrons at Patreon, by The Wild Detectives bookstore in Oak Cliff, by the authors themselves listed below, and by people who happened to have extra copies! Thank you to everyone who supported this endeavor.

To enter, log into the rafflecopter widget below. (You have to log in so I can contact you if you win!)

If you want a better chance to win, try one of the bonus challenges:

  • Memorize a poem (doesn’t even have to be a long one) for 2 entries
  • Recite a poem online for 5 entries
  • Explain a poem (in writing or in a video) for another 5

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Featured DFW poets:

Rebecca Balcarcel
Nick McRae
Lisa Huffaker
Joe Milazzo
Alex Lemon
Greg Brownderville

Audio/Video entries

Norbert Walter:

“Tiszta szivvel” (“With a Clear Conscience”) by Attila József

Richard Worsham:

“The Lady of Shalott” by Alfred Lord Tennyson

Eva Carriere:

Fragment 78 by Sappho

Translated by Anne Carson.
“When translating texts read from papyri, I have used a single square bracket to give an impression of missing matter, so that ] or [ indicates destroyed papyrus or the presence of letters not quite legible somewhere in the line.”

Serena Howe:

“Loveliest of Trees” by A. E. Housman

Adam Cooper:

“The Oven Bird” by Robert Frost

Annette Goeres:

“Disillusionment of Ten O’Clock” by Wallace Stevens

“The Bear, the Snow, the Fire, the River” by Shel Silverstein

untitled, by Annette Goeres herself!

Sarah Martinez:

“Lady Lazarus” by Sylvia Plath

“Veni Creator” by Czeslaw Milosz

“Resume” by Dorothy Parker

Addendum–rejected entry method:

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