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The word “poetry” itself comes from the Greek word poieo meaning “I create,” and create it does. Poetry is used to convey love, lyrics, anger, hate, magic… poetry is a method of creation and manifestation, a method of memory and preservation.   Poetry is an art form, one that predates literacy. Researchers believe that the…(Read More)

Poetry. It’s a single word that comes with a multitude of definitions. Poetry has existed since man first learned to invent a creative thought and long predates the history of human literacy. Oral poetry likely existed long before ink first hit parchment, and written poetry continues to evolve every year. For something that has…(Read More)

The emotional woman, the heartbroken girl, the damsel in distress that must be saved – women are deeply emotional creatures… or at least that’s how we are portrayed through most pop culture media outlets. How do we get through an extremely trying time in our lives? We cry. How do we deal with grief and…(Read More)

Do you or someone you know have unpublished poems? Do you want to get your poetry out there? Check out this award! Submit up to three unpublished poems by February 11 at midnight and you could win $1,000. The winner will be published in the next issue of Obsidian. Winning poets will be featured…(Read More)