The Independent

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Is Instagram reviving poetry or killing the genre faster?

Is Instagram reviving poetry or killing the genre faster?

December 2, 2018

“Don’t ever quit your day job” is the advice I heard from an author who was visiting NEIU’s Creat...

NEIU instructor releases new poetry book

NEIU instructor releases new poetry book

October 26, 2016

On Oct. 4 NEIU’s literary journal SEEDS hosted a poetry reading in celebration of the publication ...

The Weapon of Poetry

The Weapon of Poetry

October 6, 2015

Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Poetry gets a bad rap for being romantic and passive. “Poetry...

SEEDS Corner

October 7, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Seeds

SEEDS CORNER A series of poems and prose offerings presented by SEEDS Literary & Visual Arts Journal. *      *       *       *       *       *       *   Seasons Change By Heather Obmann   While the leaves blow colorful red, green, orange, and yellow, I...

Seeds Corner

September 9, 2014

Filed under Seeds

SEEDS CORNER A series of poems and prose offerings presented by SEEDS Literary & Visual Arts Journal. SEEDS is envisioned as a diverse network that provides a space for members of the Northeastern Illinois University community and beyond to showcase their artistic talents from poetry to prose and visual arts. Visual...

Seeds Corner

April 23, 2013

Filed under Seeds

Seeds Corner By Maggie Ward Smoky throat, kinky nocturnal hair, droopy Aquarian eyes, the trouble that surrounds him coughs up its own company. A fog emits from his irises outwards, his voice cuts the mist of mystery. Sidesteps a shadow, still all black everything. The lips of this modern vapor do not fade when they...

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