We've been getting some awesome poems for our upcoming anthology which will feature poems in response to/inspired by the horror genre. BUT WE WANT MORE!
What is it we're exactly looking for? Check out this fun little poem by Ron Koertge about the Abominable Snowman to get an idea.
The Abominable Snowman
Up here on the forehead of the world, it’s always
cold. On the other hand, there’s very little crime.
My wife and I live in a cave way above the snow
line. It’s a simple life with no distractions to
speak of. There’s lots of foraging. Otherwise
we practice nonchalance. For fun, we leave
footprints and sometimes intriguing scat
a cameraman has to take a close-up of.
There’s always a cameraman, part of a team:
one in a Nessie baseball hat and this time
ardent Nora who wants to be the first woman
to photograph us. She thinks the men have
gone about it all wrong and her notes, pinned