Slowing Down

Dear Readers, I just wanted to send a quick note to let everyone know that Ephemeral Elegies will be slowing down and going back to one poem a week for the foreseeable future. It's been great to be able to produce more content over the last few months, and I'm so grateful for all the... Continue Reading →

Happy Holidays from Ephemeral Elegies!

2022 has been another great year for Ephemeral Elegies. This community of poets has continued to grow and thrive, and I'm so grateful for the opportunity to continue connecting with so many inspiring individuals. I hope that everyone has a wonderful holiday season. We won't have any new posts in December, but stay tuned for... Continue Reading →

Strangers Meeting Again by pd Lyons

I am still in those same places rough loose floor boards Unfinished walls Thin white paint Curtainless windows Ancient sails of sky as if this road embarking for foreign parts could ever leave behind the cities we were born in. Photo by Plato Terentev on About the Poet: Born and raised in the USA.... Continue Reading →

Open for Submissions!

Are you an aspiring poet? Ephemeral Elegies is still open for submissions! We publish one new poem each week and want to provide a platform for new and emerging voices. Check out our Submissions page for more information!

Spring Break!

Dear readers and poets, For the month of March, Ephemeral Elegies will be going on a spring break sabbatical. There will be no new poems published for the month of March, but we’ll be back in April for National Poetry month. The past 12 months have been hard for everyone, and we need a moment... Continue Reading →

What is an Elegy?

So, what is an elegy? While commonly used to reflect on death, an elegy is any poem that contains a serious reflection. Here at Ephemeral Elegies, we want to read your reflections about life, love, and loss. Confessional poetry can be hugely cathartic, and we exist to support and share your poetic journeys. Photo by... Continue Reading →

Open to Submissions

Now looking for poetry to launch January 2020's inaugural issue! Photo by Victor on Welcome to Ephemeral Elegies - the home for poems about emotional experiences. Inspired by the confessional poets such as Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath, we invite submissions about personal experiences and reflections. As an emerging publication, we can only offer... Continue Reading →

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