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Hyperbole, Issue #012 (Jan. 31, 2008) - Harpoon, Poetry Chapbook Review
January 31, 2008
Hello Poets and Poetry Lovers

Got a new chapbook review this week. Harpoon by Michael Cavendish. I've also recently sent a poetry book review to Rattle. I will let you know when it is published. As for Harpoon, see "Poetry Book Reviews" below.

If you're wondering which blog posts to read this week, I recommend "True Poetry: Criticizing The Critic" and "Poetics: The 7 Essential Elements Of Poetry." Of course, they're all good.


Table of Contents

  1. Poetry Book Review NEW!
  2. New World Class Poetry Pages
  3. World Class Poetry Updates
  4. New Poetry Articles
  5. New World Class Poetry Blog Posts
  6. Take The World Class Poetry Survey
  7. World Class Poetry Networking
  8. Call For Submissions!

Poetry Book Review: Harpoon

Harpoon is Michael Cavendish’s first poetry chapbook. A lawyer by profession, he has led a rather interesting life: Besides stalking and killing a wild boar, harvesting jellyfish, and studying at a Vienna garret, he was raised by opera singers, spent nine consecutive years at university, and learned French and German at the family table. Not exactly the fantasy life for most of us, but it’s no average existence either.

Read the rest of the review

Read a critique of "The Poppies," a poem taken from Harpoon.


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New World Class Poetry Pages

This week's newly added page is:

Coming Soon:

  • Robert Burns
  • Robert Browning

Yes, they're still on the slate. Be patient!

World Class Poetry Updates


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New Poetry Articles

Sorry. No new articles this week. But keep checking back.

Meanwhile, if you haven't read "Top 10 Ways To Get Your Poetry Published" then I strongly encourage you to do so.

New World Class Poetry Blog Posts



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Take The World Class Poetry Survey

Have you taken the survey yet? What'cha waiting for?

World Class Poetry Networking

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Call For Submissions!

Send me your original poetry. If it meets my strict standards then I'll publish it in Hyperbole and on the World Class Poetry Blog. Previously published poems are OK as long as you own the copyright. Use the WCP contact form.

Submit your criticism and reviews to Hyperbole. Interviews of published poets welcome. Prose about poetry - send it. Our only bias: High quality.

And when all else fails, write a poem.




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