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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Poetry Dare: Dreaming with Darwish (Part 2)
In her second Follow Your Dream Poetry Dare dispatch, Sandra Heska King considers how Darwish used poetry and beauty to resist violence and siege.
Poetry Dare: Dreaming with Darwish
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.
Mahmoud Darwish and the Follow Your Dream Poetry Dare
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.
Experiencing Nature and the Earth with “Earth Song” by Sara Barkat
The 93 poems of Earth Song, collected by Sara Barkat, focus on the earth as an immediate, real place—avoiding abstract, theoretical poetry.
Poetry Prompt: Earth Song Nature Poems—Celebrate!
Celebrate the Earth Song nature poems anthology by penning your own song to or from the earth. Whether mountains, floral majesties, or monarchs, the lyrics are yours to compose.
Earth Song: A Nature Poems Experience
Enter into the Poetry of Earth Song Earth Song was born from a pivotal moment of personal connection with nature, while the world seemed burning with pandemic fever and climate fire. This anthology of eco-poetry gathered by editor Sara Barkat is infused with vision and care. Holding the collection is like cradling a rare crystal […]
Pandemic Journal: An Entry on Where We Go from Here
When the pandemic ends, where do we go next? How do we love life? Katherine Anne Porter and Mahmoud Darwish show the way.
More Poetry, Less Stress—5 Helpful Tips
Can poetry help you reduce stress? L.L. Barkat has 5 helpful tips to practice more poetry, less stress.
Persecuted Poets: Hearing the Voices Beyond Our Borders
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.
Top 10 Best Red Poems
If there’s one thing red is not, it’s neutral. We’ve collected ten of the best red poems that will totally attract your attention.
Rumors of Water: Voice
Perhaps cultivating a writer’s voice can be more about nourishing those things that give life to it: passions and a sense of place.
Talking with Maureen Doallas about “Neruda’s Memoirs”
An interview with poet Maureen Doallas, about her background and poetic history, going into the publishing of her first book ‘Neruda’s Memoirs.’
On the Butterfly’s Blue Wing
For last Thursday’s Twitter poetry party, 10 of us virtually assembled