THE PROSE POEM
- No line breaks; paragraph form.
- Tight language, not like a paragraph of standard prose.
A few pages on the prose poem to explore
A few favorite EIR prose poems [and maybe some flash creative nonfiction, or both, so far]
Issue 12 - we have numerous favorites out of this issue
Issue 10 contains yet more of our favorites including the 2020 Christine Prose Poetry Award winner, Ingrid Andersson's "The Wife Who Made a Wish"
from Issue 8:
Amanda Moore - "Haibun in the Middle of the Night" 2019 Christine Prose Poetry Award winner
Jeannine Pitas - "Or"
Lisa Renee - "Neighbors"
Doug Van Hooser - "Lavender"
Jennifer Woodworth - "Soprano" & "Shayna"
Grace Yannotta - "The Dithyramb"
from Issue 6:
Jane Hawley's A Self Portrait of the Writer as Minerva Hamilton Hoyt
Jesse Holth's Piñon Crackles
Amy Karon's Arizona Drought
Mercedes Lawry's Where Strength Has Wriggled In (2018 Christine Prose Poetry Award winner)
Biman Roy's Of Moon and Washing Machine
All of Ellen Stone's 5 poems
A.M. Thompson's Greta, Gardening
Travis Truax's Driving Back & Ecotone
Bill Yarrow's Whoami
from our SmartApocalypse issue:
Heidi A. Howell's after the war
Jennifer Ruth Jackson's The Leavings of Flame
Alexandra Ledford's Scream
from issues 1-4:
Jenny Lara's Last One to the Sea
Kathleen Hellen's Signs
J A Knight's Life Code
Jane Harrington's Ossein Pith
Amaris Feland Ketcham's How We Echo
Alisa Golden's Switchbacks
Links to other favorite online prose poems
Jennifer Martelli's The Devil Tides
Zachary Schomburg's The Fire Cycle
Beginning in 2018, EIR will annually gift one submitter The Christine Prose Poetry Award for the best prose poem we choose from all acceptances.