poetry http://wuwm.com en After Loss of Grandsons, Wisconsin Musician Turns to Poetry http://wuwm.com/post/after-loss-grandsons-wisconsin-musician-turns-poetry <p>Wisconsin writer <a href="http://maryjobalistreripoet.com" target="_blank">Mary Jo Balistreri’s</a> poetry collection, <em>Gathering the Harvest, </em>is as much about contradictions as it is about allusions to nature and the cycles of life. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 16:06:46 +0000 Stephanie Lecci 33954 at http://wuwm.com After Loss of Grandsons, Wisconsin Musician Turns to Poetry Want to Be Discovered? 'Show Your Work,' Author Says http://wuwm.com/post/want-be-discovered-show-your-work-author-says <p></p><p>If you haven't seen the work of best-selling author <a href="http://austinkleon.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Austin Kleon,</a> you might at first mistake one of his poems for a redacted CIA document.</p><p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 21:57:40 +0000 Bonnie North 33045 at http://wuwm.com Want to Be Discovered? 'Show Your Work,' Author Says Librarian Got Her Start in Poetry When Asked 'What If You Were an Inch Tall?' http://wuwm.com/post/librarian-got-her-start-poetry-when-asked-what-if-you-were-inch-tall <p></p><p></p><p>We have been featuring poetry throughout April, which is National Poetry Month.&nbsp; Today we feature another Wisconsin poet, or at least a poet who is a Wisconsin native.&nbsp;</p><p>Lorandos got her start in poetry when she was in middle school. Her teacher asked her class to imagine what it would be like if they were an inch tall. What would she see? What would she do? She used her imagination and was inspired to write poetry ever since.</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:05:52 +0000 Eleanor Peterson 30009 at http://wuwm.com Librarian Got Her Start in Poetry When Asked 'What If You Were an Inch Tall?' POEMS: Milwaukee Writer Explores 'Addicts & Basements' http://wuwm.com/post/poems-milwaukee-writer-explores-addicts-basements <p></p><p>Milwaukee author and poet <a href="http://www.robert-vaughan.com" target="_blank">Robert Vaughan</a> - known to WUWM listeners as the editor of our Flash Fiction Fridays editor - has just published his first full-length book, <a href="http://copingmechanisms.net/addictsandbasements" target="_blank"><em>Addicts and Basements. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 18:24:13 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & Robert Vaughan 25443 at http://wuwm.com POEMS: Milwaukee Writer Explores 'Addicts & Basements' POEM: A Tribute to the Penguin Men Among Us http://wuwm.com/post/poem-tribute-penguin-men-among-us <p></p><p></p><p>Milwaukee poet Stephen Anderson reads "A Tribute to the Penguin Men Among Us": Fri, 24 Jan 2014 19:51:54 +0000 Stephen Anderson 23134 at http://wuwm.com POEM: A Tribute to the Penguin Men Among Us Finding the Poetry in Pong and Pac-Man http://wuwm.com/post/finding-poetry-pong-and-pac-man <p></p><p>If you’re a listener of a certain age, you probably recognize the title of poet <a href="http://bj.desperadopress.com" target="_blank">B.J. Best’s</a> new collection of prose poetry called <em>But Our Princess is in Another Castle</em>. Wed, 22 May 2013 16:13:03 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & Eleanor Peterson 3846 at http://wuwm.com Finding the Poetry in Pong and Pac-Man