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Top 11 2011: Poems

Bibi Slippers - 2011-12-14

In no particular order, a list of 11 or so poems that appeared on LitNet in 2011.

Cummiskey reimagined:  five poems by Gary Cummiskey Not a single poem, but five dark little poems that spawned a whole lot of cool artworks.
stolen rivers

I love this poem by SALA-winner Phillipa Yaa De Villiers – I'm moved every time I read it.

Read Janet van Eeden's review of The Everyday Wife here.

The duvet You can also read an interview with Gail and a short review of her collection Closer Than That here.
The owl and the swan 

This wonderful poem by Ingrid is from her collection Other signs.  I heard her read it at the first InZync Poetry Session. 

You can see some pictures of that event here.

Read a review of Other signs here.

Why you should never love a poet This may be my favourite of all the poems published on LitNet this year.
Two poems by Kobus Moolman

One version of the road. 

And another version

Inside and outside A beautiful poem by Arja Salafranca
misheard Heidi Henning is a budding poetic talent and a regular contributor to PoetryNet.
Song of the JuJu man James Whyle won the 2011 Pen/Studzinski Award for his short story "The Story" and has a novel coming out in 2012.  The closet poet came out with this poem.

Read Janet van Eeden's interview with James here. 
The elephant is unhappy This one by Arja Salafranca made me really jealous of the great title.
learning about rhyming couplets Great work by our youngest contributor, clocking in at 11 years.