Prairie Poetry, an online literary journal, offers images from the American plains, images to feed the vast open places of the soul. We publish poetry, submissions welcome.

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Prairie Poetry offers images and poetry from and of the North American plains
— poems to feed the vast open places of the soul.

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The Editor is taking a sabbatical, during which we are converting to a new blog-based format.

Preview The New Format Here

Regular publication is expected to resume either late in 2009 or early 2010.

The poetry here has been selected from submissions received from all over the world, from authors whose work reflects the spirit of the flat land, the Great Plains that cover the center of North America.

This poetry is yours to enjoy and share, provided you acknowledge the author and efforts of Prairie Poetry.

There is a wealth of poetry at this site written by Americans, Canadians and people from all over the world. Be sure to bookmark this page and return again!

Prairie Poetry premiered with the May 1996 edition. New poetry appears in March, May, July, September and November. Award poems are announced in January.

Flashes Of Glory
Prairie Poetry is pleased to recommend
Flashes Of Glory
(women's detective mystery)

Lost Poets: If you have been published here and your name is on this list, we'd like to hear from you!

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