Tag Archives: Will Bishop

Vote for Your Favorite #MormonPoetrySlam Performance

Now that the final performance in the first Mormon Poetry Slam has posted (see the event archive here), it’s time to determine the winner of the Audience Choice Award. For your consideration and reviewing pleasure, here are the fourteen entries, listed in order of appearance: [View the story “The 2013 #MormonPoetrySlam” on Storify] Now that you’ve reviewed the entries, before… Read more »

Mormon Poetry Slam, Day 9: Ben Abbott Reads “When I Do Go on My Honeymoon” by Will Bishop

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Read more about the Mormon Poetry Slam here and see the posting schedule here. Vote for your favorite performance here (the link will go live once all the entries have been posted). Use #MormonPoetrySlam if you post about this in your social media circles.

“Like Passing the Sacrament”: Will Bishop’s “When I Do Go On My Honeymoon”

Anthology Poet Highlight 26/82: Will Bishop, “When I Do Go On My Honeymoon” Afraid but not afraid to let her touch me, we’ll undress slowly like passing the sacrament … Will captures the thrill—and the anxiety—of embarking on a (pro)creative journey in this poem. He begins by engaging a paradox experienced by unsuspecting virgins when they sexually collide atop the… Read more »