Exquisite corpse poem in The Seattle Star

Recently I participated in another Creative Commons celebration in Seattle. As part of the festivities, participants were asked to contribute a couple of lines to an exquisite corpse poem—a poem constructed a line or two at a time, which each participant seeing and responding to only a single line. The Seattle Star, the fine folks [...]


Published! (vedfest link)

My poem ‘vedfest’ has been published by The CDC Poetry Project. You can read it at: https://cdcpoetry.wordpress.com/2018/01/15/vedfest-kevin-j-oconner/ Submission guidelines: https://cdcpoetry.wordpress.com/submission-guidelines/ (14 January 2018)

2017 Poetry Marathon

The 2017 Poetry Marathon is coming up August 5th. As you may know (from earlier posts), I participated in the half-marathon portion of last year’s event. It was brutal in spots, but I was glad I participated. Anyway, the organizers have posted the application form for this year’s go around. If you plan to participate, [...]

Poetry Marathon this Saturday 8/13/16

I am officially participating in this year’s Poetry Marathon—along with over 500 other folks, apparently. Participants sign up to write one new poem every hour, which they then post to the site.  Because I value my sleep (and because there is an open-mic I want to go to that evening), I am opting for the half-marathon—which means I [...]