The Cleave Poetry Webzine [ISSN: 1758-9223]

Cleave of the Month November 2008 shortlist

In cleave of the month on December 3, 2008 at 9:19 pm

Congratulations to Diana Manister for her second Cleave of the Month.


These are the Editor’s picks for this month – in selecting, I have considered the following 4 points and also simply, do I like the poem?

  1. Depth: What is the theme, what is the point – so what?
  2. Craft: Does each poem work on its own and together?
  3. Communication: Is it clear; does it communicate?
  4. Experimentation: Is it pushing the envelope?

Here are the poems (Poll closes 12th December):






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