Poetry Postcard Fest Blog Archives

Longtime Poetry Postcard Fest participant Mary Beth Frezon checks in with thoughts about her POPO2020 process: Excerpt: I’d been home since March 4, the first couple weeks of that with some illness. In April there wasn’t much to do except online work “stuff” and sitting outside...

A sweet take on her own POPO2020 participation comes to us from the blog of Melanie Weldon-Soiset: One excerpt: Sending postcards served as a practice of remembrance. The Poetry Postcard Fest gave me a reason to engage postcards that had languished in a box, forgotten, for...

AFTERWORD on the experience of August Poetry Postcard Fest 2020 (by Andrew Bell) Somehow, through no fault of anyone’s, but perhaps the tyranny of distance, I had drifted out of the Poetry Postcard Fest circle of communication. I can’t remember the last one I participated in before...

Hi, Paul— I shared back in July that my dad died, and you posted that on the PoPo website.  As a result, I was showered with love and kindness from so many PoPo folks that it overwhelmed me.  I re-read the notes frequently, and they remind...

From the blog of Kerfe Roig, of New York: This year I participated in Poetry Postcard Fest the Poetry Postcard Fest–where the challenge is to send a different postcard with a poem you’ve composed for each day in August, 31 in all. After you register, you...

Kristen L. Ryberg Second year PoPo enter-thoughts… After signing up to two groups this year, I am struck by the connective energy our postcards, handwritten or not, carry to both giver and receiver; how even small scale knowing of another through these little glimpses produce real caring...

Group 3:  here are the cards I've received. So very grateful for your poems and images! I can't express how deeply you have moved me. FYI I've sent to everyone on group 3 list--last cards Labor day weekend. -Lillian Kurosaka -- Lillian Kurosaka Reiki Master/Teacher Biosynthesis Somatic Therapist/Trainer & Poetry Postcard...

The video is produced and online. The first Poetry Postcard Fest open mic happened via Zoom on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 4pm PDT with your humble narrator as host. There were poetry reading debuts, a couple of ramblers, some typical Zoom connection issues, lots...

Please join us for the first Poetry Postcard Fest Open Mic, via Zoom, Sunday, September 13 at 4pm PDT. We'll meet for 90 minutes, discuss our 2020 Poetry Postcard Fest experience and read a few poems. 3 minute time limit so TIME YOUR PRESENTATION in...