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March 25 2008 Poetry Newsletter

Greetings and Salutations;

It's officially spring (insert blundering but enthusiastic happy dance here)!

With the advent of the Vernal Equinox, the second edition of Mused, BellaOnline's Literary Magazine, has been officially unveiled. Take a look as this edition features some exciting new poetry including 'Three Fates' by Patricia Maulding and 'A Soul's Oasis' by Cynthia Parker.


For those who would like to submit their own poetry for consideration, the guidelines and submission form can be found at this link:


The latest article from the Bellaonline Poetry site reviews the humble cinquain and its creator, Adelaide Crapsey:

Adelaide Crapsey and the Cinquain

The cinquain, invented by Adelaide Crapsey, is a unique short form of poetry designed to deliver maximum impact with few words. In this article, we review the history of the cinquain and Adelaide Crapsey as well as explore its form.


Do visit poetry.bellaonline.com for even more great content about Poetry.

To participate in free, fun online discussions, we also have a community forum all about Poetry located here -


As always, I hope to read you soon, either in our forums, through a Mused submission or in response to this email message. Criticisms and accolades are always welcomed here!

Feel free to pass this message as well to family and friends or anyone you know interested in poetry and its creation.

Blessings in abundance,

Lisbeth Cheever-Gessaman, Poetry Editor
Sr. Poetry Editor, Mused

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