Crimson Umbrella Review

A student-run online literary & arts magazine at Indiana University

“You don’t have to be a great writer, just a persistent one.”

—   Rian Johnson, writer/director of Looper, The Brothers Bloom, and Brick (via ronenreblogs)

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“Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers.”

—   Isaac Asimov (via annamckeating)

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“The object of the artist is the creation of the beautiful. What the beautiful is is another question.”

—   James Joyce (via admultosannos)

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“You can never correct your work well until you have forgotten it.”

—   Voltaire (via amandaonwriting)

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Missin’ my school today


Missin’ my school today

Accentual-Alliterative Verse

Poetry that relies on lines of four accented syllables, two on each side of a caesura- mid-line pause. The lines don’t rhyme, but the first three and often the fourth accented syllables alliterate. 

-Wendy Bishop, Thirteen Ways of Looking for a Poem: A Guide to Writing Poetry


Cynthia Dickinson. Before After Was Bitter and Sweet, 2012.


Cynthia DickinsonBefore After Was Bitter and Sweet, 2012.



London, Keri Bevan


home. <3

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