Breaking Poems

is creating poetry inspired by the news.
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Book friends
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Support me, get a book of poems.

Poem of your owem
$5
per month

Receive a personalized poem for you or someone else.

Need a bio? Something else?
$10
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Get an hour of my freelance writing services twice per year. I can help with your personal website, LinkedIn bios, etc. 

12

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$55

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About Breaking Poems

I am Sara Cress, a writer based in Houston, Texas. In 2018 I quit a full-time communications job to pursue my poetry and other writing projects. I am known for Breaking Poems, a five-year-old project that responds to the news with poetry. A former journalist, I am now a bystander and often feel like adding my voice to stories that make me feel helpless. You can view my work at BreakingPoems.com. 

While that project continues, I am now working on other work to submit to journals and contests. I have become accustomed to providing my work online for free, but that means that I cannot submit those poems to most journals. So I have to rethink how I approach my creative output, hold more work back, and try to build the writing career of my dreams.

Your patronage will help pay for Submittable fees, residency application fees and workshop expenses.

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