We continue our 50 States of Generosity series with a focus on Florida and its unbelievable falling iguanas.
Search Results for: florida
I arrive at the Blue Spring boil, where manatees dive deep, and flirt, and play, reminding me how to become a better writer.
In today’s literary tour, Kathryn Neel takes us into the jungle off the Atlantic coast in Florida for a colorful tour of the Atlantic Center for the Arts.
Visit Cassadaga, a small Florida town that is a cross between Mayberry and The Twilight Zone, with a dash of Old West ghost town.
We continue our 50 States of Generosity series with a focus on Vermont and its maple syrup. Maple is even the state flavor!
What do the thrushes sing? Ah Holy, Holy or Crack! Join us as we learn Charlotte Mew’s poem “I so liked Spring” By Heart.
The latest episode of Moonstruck in Laurie Klein’s Poems to Listen by reflects on poems that speak to childhood traumas with a poem by Lucille Clifton and Reuben Jackson’s poem about Trayvon Martin.
Prompted to write a villanelle, Sandra Heska King created a container for sorrow and endings. You could try it, too.
In “The Gift of Life: An Epic in Verse,” poet Amanda Hall employs some 500 sonnets to tell a story of love amid contemporary life and culture.
What can the villanelle offer a poet? Ashley M. Jones has a suggestion—and a container for obsession or sorrow.
Why write a sestina? Direct from Florida, poet Celia Lisset Alvarez gives you a few fabulous reasons.
Buried in the rich symbolism of Lord of the Flies, Tania Runyan finds a poem for the conch.
Callie Feyen reflects on Frankenstein, Auggie and Me, and the generosity of perspective in understanding another and being human together.
It’s the simple things that can show us the way. Join Laura Lynn Brown, and experience the Pentel GraphGear 500 drafting pencil’s power in the midst of the pandemic.
One of the great challenges of the pandemic is connecting with loved ones, especially our elders. Sandra Heska King reflects on caring for her father from 1500 miles away.
Richard Maxson reflects on the miracles of our pandemic days, the occurrences that don’t just happen but are a result of hope, faith and effort.
For National Poetry Month, create an ‘I Love Poetry Moment,’ following the example of Ashley M. Jones and the Magic City Poetry Festival.
We’re getting ready to celebrate Take Your Poet to Work Day! Our 2019 poet collection features recently lost American national treasures like Mary Oliver.
“The Crossing Over,” the new poetry collection by Jen Karetnick, uses the ocean as metaphor, offering its bounty but demanding its sacrifices.
Richard Maxson understands the respite an introvert finds in the space of his own head in this tender piece about coming of age on an exotic international journey.