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UNLIMITED SUBMISSIONS

Hi Pete:  “Submit whatever poems whenever” should be taken literally.  We accept unlimited submissions to give us the chance to find what we are looking for which is something we don’t know until we find it. So send us everything you got. If we don’t find what we’re looking for,

MINDLESSNESS

Stan:  I have been in the po’ biz off and on since 1978.  Before that I lived in Honolulu in the early 70s. One day browsing thru the poetry section at the public library in downtown Honolulu, I found a copy of Tristan Tzara’s THE APPROXIMATE MAN.  I sat down

POLEMICS

Hi Sue:  Thanx for this poem but I can’t use it.  Truthfully I am not looking for any writing on SARSCOV2 COVID19.  Way to polemical from my perspective. Not a subject I wish to see addressed in poems.  Leave it to the debate between maim stream media and alternate nooz

DIFFER ANTS

 The principal principle of individual satisfaction in aesthetics is the very reason a healthy culture has a diversity and adversity of work and opinion in the arts. A monolithic mindset among artists and artist’s critics is the greatest enemy of joy.  This principal principle of aesthetics derives from the principal

CASEY AT THE BAT

Is the baseball ballad, “Casey at the Bat,” written by Ernest Lawrence Thayer (1863-1940) and published under the name “Phin” in The Daily Examiner in San Francisco on June 3, 1888, the greatest American poem of all time ? You be the judge. Casey at the Bat The outlook wasn’t

NO OFFENSE TAKEN

TGAPS is the most open site to submit to.  I accept unlimited submissions so I can find what I am looking for which I don’t know until I find it.  A writer could submit 50 pieces to TGAPS and have them all rejected, but then the 51st piece is accepted

EXERCISE FREEWILL WITH GOODWILL TOWARD SELFRULE

The principal principle of individual satisfaction in aesthetics is the very reason why a healthy culture has a diversity and adversity of work and opinion in the arts. A monolithic mindset among artists and artists’ critics is the greatest enemy of joy. This principal principle of aesthetics derives from the

CHARLATANS, DILETTANTES AND CONNOISSEURS

I have been publishing poetry since 1978 when I put out my first anthology magazine called URTHKIN. And since then I have literally perused tens of thousands of “so-called” poems.  The single most misunderstood issue in the poetry culture in America and probably around the world is just what does

OPINIONATED

Hi Arthur: The way I see it the word “opinionated” applies to someone who has very strong opinions and will not tolerate discussion or criticism of their cherished o(pi)nions.  They will roll up the glazed-over windows of their irrational minds and drive away into darkness the second anyone peels back

BUSYBODY CHANTS

Hi Ted:  Thanx but I can’t use these ten poems because they are not what I am looking for.  I loathe uninhabited writing about nature with platitude attitude plastered on the end smothered with philosophikill pontificaSHUNS euFEMising the propieties of conventional, wisedum, die-a-tribing, her-anguing blitherings memeCRYING the misosophikill conjeerings of