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Can night poetry have sunshine? If you're Emily Dickinson, you might find a way to mix dark and light by speaking symbolically.Continue Reading
Reclusive Emily Dickinson is the perfect poet for Take Your Poet to Work Day if you work from home. She won't even complain if you work in your pajamas—she'll be ghosting about in a house dress that's as white as the bed linens.Continue Reading
Using a paragraph of prose from Kristin LeMay's "I Told My Soul To Sing," Kimberlee Conway Ireton crafts -- and explains how to write -- a found poem.Continue Reading
In "I Told My Soul to Sing: Finding God with Emily Dickinson," Kristin LeMay uses 30 poems to navigate the rocks of belief, prayer, and mortality. LeMay's Dickinson is remarkably human. Glynn Young reviews this new volume and has a giveaway.Continue Reading
The best in poetry (and poetic things), this week with Lyla Lindquist. 1 Art I suppose it goes without saying what type of images displayed in the art gallery of my mind when I read the headline Portraits Drawn with Tea, Vodka, Whiskey and Ink. One part preschool finger paint, one part erratic Picasso distortions, […]Continue Reading
The best in poetry (and poetic things), this week with Lyla Lindquist. 1 Art For a second, I thought I was looking at one of those excruciating grade school art projects where we cut squares of crêpe paper, wrapped them around our fingertips, dipped into Elmer’s glue and then stuck them down with 3,762 other tiny […]Continue Reading