Monday, January 2, 2012

Poets United for 2012

With a New Year upon us Poets United is ready to hit the ground running. Our In box is spilling over since we were all on vacation and taking a break so it will take a few days to wade through those emails.  For those folks who wish to be added to the Blog Roll and for those who have submitted poems for consideration in our upcoming Anthology please know we are not ignoring you and now that the time with family and holidays has passed we will soon be contacting you. 

Also there will be a few minor changes at the very beginning of this year.  We will be discontinuing our Poem of the Week and Blog of the Week posts (we are considering posting this on Facebook instead in a minor format).  Mary Kling is going to take some time for herself and focus on her writing.  We greatly appreciate her dedication and time to this daunting task and now that she is stepping away from it we feel it’s the right time to discontinue.  If the opportunity presents itself please make sure to give her a big thank you for her wonderful efforts.  Mary is not leaving us though.  She will be helping with other menacing tasks that can be found behind the scenes at Poets United such as our upcoming and highly anticipated Second Anthology.

The proposed schedule for 2012 is as follows:

Sunday - The Poetry Pantry
Monday – Open Day
Tuesday – Midnight Snack / Vice Versa (Posts a minute after Midnight on Monday)
Wednesday – Interviews
Thursday – The Thursday Think Tank
Friday – I wish I’d Written this
Saturday – Classic Poetry

We are currently looking for a few folks to help on Facebook as we intend to make that page a little more active.  If you have any interest in this please contact us at  We would like someone who would be interested in posting a Poem a Day and or a Poet a Day. 

Poets United is such a major success and wonderful community because of the people who participate in it.  This means if you are reading this then you are one of the reasons this community thrives.  We look forward to the New Year and can’t wait to see what wonderful poetry and fun we all get to share.

Thank you for all you do for Poets United!


  1. Sounds good, Robert! Happy New Year to you!

  2. Robb, so nice to have you back and to BE back. I'm excited about another year of writing, too. Yes, a big thank you to Mary, who has contributed, and continues to contribute, so much to our community. Happy New Year, kids! It is going to be a good one.

  3. I still have out of town company, so Wednesday will welcome my new routine. Until then, thank you, Robb, for all that you do. And thank you, Mary, for the generous virtual friend you continue to be.

  4. Happy New Year!!! Thank you all for all your hard work!

  5. Thank you poets united team for everything that happened last year and for all your support ... It is good to be back after the holidays ... wish you a happy peaceful and eventful new year.

  6. Thank you Mary. Thank you Poets United.

    Let the year begin and the words to flow.

  7. Thanks to all for poets United and, to all the poets who share.

  8. My thanks to all at Poets United for their untiring support, and a great new year to one and all.


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