Laura Lynn Brown writes about unexpected life in her urban cabin and a cat-and-mouse game. What happened to the peanut butter in the traps?
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What happens when Callie Feyen goes shopping for bras? With a five-year-old? Only one word for it: Superbuns!
Remember what it was like to be a harried mom in the shoe store? (Or was that just yesterday?) In this Life Notes edition, L.L. Barkat recalls all too well — with dragon scales as part of the deal.
The secret to a happy marriage might have something to do with cartwheels. Or not. Find out the real deal in this humorous Life Notes, from Megan Willome.
In this Life Notes edition, a little girl’s lament turns into an evening of make-believe. If you’re feeling stressed, you might want to walk away—and into play—too.
In this Life Notes edition, a child takes one writer’s morning in an unexpected direction—as children are wont to do.
With both hands wrapped around a steaming mug, Ann Kroeker recognizes that life needs pauses. And life needs tea.
When going on a great chicken chase, it might be useful to know these 10 things you didn’t know about chickens. Get the scoop from this amusing Life Notes edition!
What’s your happiest moment? We reach into the past in this “Life Notes” edition, to a high-armed couch and a mountain, to try to answer the question.
As in the rest of life, the writing life is about more than beginning. Often times, what defines the work (and who we are) happens in the middles.
Author Callie Feyen invites us to write a poem about the soundtrack of our life and aim at universal themes. Just like on “The OC.”
In her latest advice column, Dennison Gazette columnist Pearl Jenkins tackles thank you notes in the age of texting, journal snooping and buying yourself gifts at the holidays.
In this month’s column, inaugural Poet Laura Tania Runyan nibbles around the edges of the chocolate poem box and comes up with some thoughtful delights.
We announce the winner of this year’s Poetry for Life Scholarship, Maria A. Esguerra.
Charity Singleton Craig has tips to help you conquer your smart phone habits to take care of your writing and your brain.
Each month, we slip a few poetic thank you notes to unlikely recipients: potatoes, evergreens, candles, ice. Looking over the past few months, here are just a few of our favorite thank you notes. Thank you for writing them! Or snapping a thankful picture.
Meet Teja Dupree, college sophomore from Woodbridge, Virginia, who is the 2017 winner of our Poetry for Life Scholarship.
“Guilty Thing: The Life of Thomas De Quincey” by Frances Wilson details the life of the writer who had, and still has, a major influence on literature.
Don Paterson is an important voice in British poetry and letters. He writes of both the light and the dark in life and in ourselves.
We’ve chosen our winner and finalists for the Poetry for Life Scholarship. Come meet one of the finalists and read one of the submitted poems.