Happy May Day!

May Days are have become doubly celebratory for me in the past decade since it also marks the end of National Poetry Month and the Poem-A-Day Challenge. For the first day in over a month, I will neither write nor post a poem. However, I have neglected some opportunities for shameless self-promotion.

First, the Sound of Brilliance has been published on Amazon, featuring two of my poems. Susi Bocks of the I Write Her blog has done a wonderful job putting this together and I’m proud to be included with so many other excellent poets, writing beautiful short poetry.

Second, North of Oxford has published their Spring 2021 Pandemic issue which includes another two of my poems. Scroll down. Mine are at the bottom.

And finally I want to highlight my fellow Living Poet, JeanMarie Olivieri, who did of remix of my poems from this April, like I tried on Wednesday, and did a much better job of it. I’m honored that she stole my mediocre lines and crafted them into something brilliant.

About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker is one of the organizers of Living Poetry, a collection of poets and poetry lovers in the Triangle region of North Carolina. Born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, he worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.
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12 Responses to Happy May Day!

  1. anitashope says:

    Super Congrats.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Cassa Bassa says:

    Congratulations Poet! 🥳🎉

    Liked by 1 person

  3. JeanMarie says:

    Congratulations!
    I’m so glad you like what I did with your lines. It was excellent source material. ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Susi Bocks says:

    So happy to showcase your work, Bartholomew! :) Thanks for trusting me with it!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Kritika says:

    Double Congratulations!

    Liked by 1 person

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