Poetry Breakfast

Serving a little poetic nourishment Monday thru Friday and featuring a Short Play Saturday Matinee to read.



Best of the Net Poetry Nominations

Poetry Breakfast is thrilled to announce our nominees for this years Best of the Net.

Congratulations to:

Gabriel Muoio for “Mother’s Glasses”

Mark J. Mitchell for “An Aging Goddess Starts Her Day”

Laurie Kuntz for “Self Portrait”

Tricia McCallum for “Just for Today.”

Ekta Somera for “yellow paint”

Max Reif for “College”

Poetry Breakfast’s Nominations for the 2017 Best of the Net

After carefully reviewing all the delicious poems we’ve served up this past year, our decisions are in.

We’re happy to present Poetry Breakfast’s nominations for the 2017 Best of the Net.

this is how you remember high school By Archita Mittra

“Yume Wo Katare” (Tell your dream) By Marjorie Thomsen

Clean Your Room (a conversation with Mental Illness) By Lisa Zaran

Fractured Peonies By Belinda Subraman

I Fumbled in the Darkness for My Wings  By Carolyn Adams

Seashell By Kristen Zory King

Congratulations and the best of luck with your nominations!

This Year’s Pushcart Prize Nominees from Poetry Breakfast

It was a daunting task to select just six poems.  But after carefully reviewing all the wonderful poems we’ve had the honor of publishing, we finally made our selection for this year’s Pushcart Prize Nominations.

Our congratulations to all six amazing poets.  Poetry Breakfast is grateful to all of you for letting your work find a home on our menu.

Our Pushcart Prize Nominations for this year are as follows:

Funeral Sandwiches” by Tricia McCallum

Consigning Mother’s Ring” by Barbara Saxton

Only” by Pamela Joyce Shapiro

Learning Again” by Emily Rose Proctor

Why I Still Have Hope for Humanity” by Ryan Warren

Reduced” by Marjorie Thomsen

We wish the best of luck to all our nominees.

Best of the Net Nominations – 2016

Poetry Breakfast would like to congratulate the following poets.  Though it was difficult for us to choose only six poems to nominate for the Best of the Net Award, we narrowed it down to these:

Birthday Present by Joan McNerney

By the Time I Got to Dublin by Carter Vance

Gray River by Patricia Biela

Jazz Kahuna by Max Reif

Knots by Nate Maye

The Problem with California by Maggie Rosen




Photo by Benjamin Balazs.

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