Category Archives: Folding Mirror poems

Mirror Poems Book on Front Row Lit

Marc Latham’s 242 Mirror Poems and Reflections is now featured on Front Row Lit.  Folding Mirror poems from the book and this site included as examples are:
  • Between City and Sky, Let Your Mind Fly
  •  Jet Landing Through Cloud
  • Dawn Cinderellas Pink Candy Dance
 Previously unpublished reflections from the book are also included with the Folding Mirror poems.

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Poetry Form Latest: Folding Mirror Evolution

Exciting news for the Folding Mirror form. It is the form of the week on Lewis Turco’s Odd and Invented Forms website, following its inclusion in the new version of the definitive Book of FormsThanks again to Lewis for using and publicising the form.
Also, thanks again to Caroline Gill, who alerted me to the above, and has been instrumental in clarifying and maintaining the form, and who features a new post about it on her Brekekekex Koax Koax blog.
English: Mirror, Mirror, on the Ground The pud...
English: Mirror, Mirror, on the Ground The puddle, on this stretch of Wolvens Lane, forms an effective mirror. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Folding Mirror Poem featured on Poetry Site

FMPoetry is proud to report that Caroline Gill’s ‘Thalatta, Thalatta’ Folding Mirror poem has been published on the Immagine & Poesia website, complemented by the above Four Elements image by Adel Gorgy.
Since first being published here on fmpoetry just over three years ago, the poem was also one of the FM examples used in Lewis Turco’s Book of Odd and Invented Poetry Forms.
IMMAGINE&POESIA describes itself as ‘the international artistic literary movement founded in Torino, Italy, in 2007, under the Patronage of the late Aeronwy Thomas, daughter of Dylan Thomas.’
‘The Charter Members were Aeronwy Thomas (poet and writer), Gianpiero Actis (painter), Silvana Gatti (painter), Sandrina Piras (poet) and Lidia Chiarelli (coordinator and ideologist of the Movement).’
‘American poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Italian artist Ugo Nespolo are members of IMMAGINE&POESIA’s Honorary Committee.’

Folding Mirror Poets Featured on New Poem Forms Image

FMPoetry is proud to see two poets who have created Folding Mirror poems alongside many famous poets in an image on Lewis Turco’s Odd and Invented Forms blog. Caroline Gill and Claire Knight had Folding Mirror poems accepted for the new book of Odd and Invented Forms as examples of the Folding Mirror form.
Both poems were first featured on this site. Caroline Gill’s accepted poem was Thalatta, Thalatta; Claire Knight’s was Hourglass of Time. Thanks again to Lewis, Caroline and Claire for their creativity and time.
Here’s the image that appears on the Odd and Invented forms blog. Viewing it as a clock face, Caroline Gill is at about 5 o’ clock and Claire Knight is at about 9 o’ clock:

Poems on this Site (195) and New Poetry Books

Poetry is an...Hi, I just updated the poems on this site list, and it now stands at 195.
New Book by KJP Garcia
Several of the new entries were by KJP Garcia, who has now released a book of poetry.  More details at the kjpgarcia site.
New Book by Lewis Turco
Lewis Turco has also had a new book of poetry forms published, and includes the Folding Mirror form in it.  More details at the Lewis Turco poetry site.
Happy Holidays
Thanks to everybody who has supported this site through contributing or reading in 2011 and I hope you have a great holiday season.
Marc Latham’s central site is the Greenygrey (http://www.greenygrey.co.uk)

National Poetry Day Double: News and Poem

The Draw Well in Kolomenskoye
Image via Wikipedia
Happy National Poetry Day in the UK!  Here’s some news and a poem to celebrate the day.
Firstly, Marc Latham’s Autumn Air Spins Summer Samaras to Equinox Earth has been published in the latest etips, which is a free monthly poetry e-magazine if you sign up at Wendy Webb’s etips blog.  Thanks to Wendy for publishing it amongst lots of quality poems and poetry discussion.
Secondly, here’s another thoughtful FM poem full of poignant imagery
by KJP Garcia:
Wishing wells,
fountains
foot
river
Hand-in-hand
mouth
sea
fishermen
Poor-unknown

Poem about Future Wars same as the Past

Wounded in hospital (American Civil War)
Image via Wikipedia
Today we have another powerful Folding Mirror poem by KJP Garcia, and thanks again to KJP for creating and sharing them on the above blog and here.  This was first published in the Straight to Screen section of the above blog.
by KJP Garcia:
the news told new
stories of future alien
civilizations’
secrets
the grandchildren denied the beginning of the settlements
played
war
and wrinkled their clothes
as next show began