1/16/2022 – 1/23/2022 Weekly Poem – From A Gas Station Outside Providence – By Mike Doughty (Audio)

From A Gas Station Outside Providence – by Mike Doughty This kiss, unfinished, lips to receiver in the parking lot,a pucker shot through a fiber optic wireto an answering machinetoward switchboards and stations transmittingin blips to satellites, this kissthrown earthward … Continue reading 1/16/2022 – 1/23/2022 Weekly Poem – From A Gas Station Outside Providence – By Mike Doughty (Audio)

1/09/2022 – 1/16/2022 Weekly Poem – The Shield of Achilles – by W.H. Auden

The Shield of Achilles W. H. Auden – 1907-1973 She looked over his shoulder       For vines and olive trees,    Marble well-governed cities       And ships upon untamed seas,    But there on the shining metal       His hands had put instead    An artificial wilderness       And a sky like lead. A plain … Continue reading 1/09/2022 – 1/16/2022 Weekly Poem – The Shield of Achilles – by W.H. Auden

1/02/2022 – 1/09/2022 Weekly Poem – A January Night – by Thomas Hardy

A January Nightby Thomas Hardy The rain smites more and more,The east wind snarls and sneezes;Through the joints of the quivering doorThe water wheezes. Poems of the Week for The Monarch Writers.com are chosen by our resident poet Jennifer Patino … Continue reading 1/02/2022 – 1/09/2022 Weekly Poem – A January Night – by Thomas Hardy

Great Conversation About The Nature of Science Fiction, How Art Affects Real Life, and Empowering Writing in Effective Ways for Addressing Climate Change – from BBC’s ‘The Climate Question’

The Climate Question Is science fiction holding back climate action? For centuries, we’ve been reading, watching and listening to science fiction. And all too often, it’s pretty pessimistic about our future, especially when it touches on the topic of climate … Continue reading Great Conversation About The Nature of Science Fiction, How Art Affects Real Life, and Empowering Writing in Effective Ways for Addressing Climate Change – from BBC’s ‘The Climate Question’

Congratulations to the Monarch Writers’ Jennifer Patino on Having Her Work Published in Free Verse Revolution Issue #4

Free Verse Revolution: a literary & arts magazine You can read Jennifer’s work as well as the other contributors for free at their site. https://freeverserevolution.com/issues/ Continue reading Congratulations to the Monarch Writers’ Jennifer Patino on Having Her Work Published in Free Verse Revolution Issue #4