Sandra Heska King concludes her “Dreaming with Darwish” poetry dare, reflecting on the ways the dreams, and poems, will stay with her.
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In her second Follow Your Dream Poetry Dare dispatch, Sandra Heska King considers how Darwish used poetry and beauty to resist violence and siege.
In her first Follow Your Dream Poetry Dare dispatch, Sandra Heska King wonders if Darwish is writing about a person or place, a man or woman, himself or someone else.
We’ve challenged Sandra Heska King to a brand new adventure, the Follow Your Dream Poetry Dare with the dream-like poetry of Mahmoud Darwish at the center. Come along and follow your dream? We dare you.
Can poetry help you reduce stress? L.L. Barkat has 5 helpful tips to practice more poetry, less stress.
Now, perhaps more than ever, it’s important to make room in our literary conversations for those poets whose voices were, or have been, or are still silenced because they dared to be our lanterns.
If there’s one thing red is not, it’s neutral. We’ve collected ten great red poems that demand your attention.
Perhaps cultivating a writer’s voice can be more about nourishing those things that give life to it: passions and a sense of place.
Maureen Doallas, author of the newly published Neruda’s Memoirs: Poems, was kind enough to talk with us about her background, her experience in writing and poetry, and related areas. Was there a time or event or class (or person) where you knew you had come to love poetry? Was it in college or earlier? I […]
For last Thursday’s Twitter poetry party, 10 of us virtually assembled