Welcome to Arlin Buyert Poetry

“The sun sets fast tonight
and the shadows take their places in the dark.”

Veteran’s Voices, who’s mission is: “To enable military veterans to experience solace and satisfaction through our writing program” recently published two of Arlin’s poems. “Vertigo” and “Big Brother. Vertigo was awarded the prestigious Kansas Award by Veteran’s Voices.

Another poem by Arlin, “Not to Worry” is being included in the upcoming TulipTree anthology of prison stories.
Not to Worry


Arlin’s poem “Bits and Pieces”  was accepted for publication in June for “Kansas Time + Place”, an online magazine.
Read Bits and Pieces

Arlin was awarded First Place Winner in the 2016 Gatsby Days Poetry Contest. His poem “Bone” won first place!!
Read Bone

ohsaycanyousee2Arlin’s latest book of poetry “Oh Say Can You See” -War Poems, is out and on the shelves. It is available online at AbeBooks.com and Amazon.com. It also can be purchased at Prospero’s in Kansas City, The Raven in Lawrence and The Book Juggler bookstore in Memphis, TN as well as the Macalester College Book Store in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Arlin’s Prison poetry class and book, Open to the Sky, were recently featured in a Lewis Diuguid article in the Kansas City Star Arts in Prison poetry class benefits inmates

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