11 Literary Journals that Accept Prose Poetry/Authors Publish.com

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Colleen Chesebro ~ The Fairy Whisperer

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11 Literary Journals that Accept Prose Poetry

Written by A Guest Author for Authors Publish.com | July 26, 2018

– By Stephanie Katz

Prose poetry blurs the lines between genres by looking like prose, but sounding like poetry. While there is no set structure for the prose poem, many are written as single paragraph of prose finished by a few lines of poignant verse, and they often make good use of alliteration, assonance, repetition, imagery, and other poetic devices. Flash pieces that are vignettes and not plot-focused may actually be prose poems in disguise, and writers can revive these pieces by reworking lines with an ear tuned for poetry.

Examples of prose poetry are My Sister Blazed Through Her Life, by Ellery Akers and “& who, this time,” by Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib—one of 16 poems included in this year’s 

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