Writing poetry from art ignites creativity. For this Image-ine exercise, join Maureen Doallas as she responds to Lisa Hess Hesselgrave’s “Girl in Street.”
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Writing poetry from art ignites creativity. For this Image-ine exercise, join Maureen Doallas and Lisa Hess Hesselgrave, as they aim high with their art.
Writing poetry from art ignites creativity. For this Image-ine exercise, ponder children and a jump rope with poet Maureen Doallas and artist Lisa Hess Hesselgrave.
Join Maureen Doallas in this Image-ine Poetry creative writing exercise based on “Hot Sky, ” a painting by Lisa Hess Hesselgrave.
Writing poetry from art ignites creativity and helps you become a better writer. Join Maureen Doallas in this Image-ine exercise based on “Bedsheet, ” a painting by Lisa Hess Hesselgrave.
This year we are reading generously through the theme of Perspective. Grab your perspective glass and join us.
Beginning July 15, join us for our new book club featuring some of the delightful essays in Ross Gay’s The Book of Delights.
A kitchen fire in Grenfell Tower tore peoples’ lives apart. Now it’s the fire of friendships forged in a kitchen that’s bringing them back together.
Reading “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” by Dylan Thomas evokes memories of Christmases in New Orleans with family, friends, and Cherry Bounce.
Celebrate Day of the Dead with skeletons, calaveras poems, and children’s books. Best enjoyed with a side of sweet skull cakes.
Laura Willis shares her favorite cookbooks, along with memories of the cookbooks that warmed her mother’s and grandmothers’ kitchens.
Settled in the crevices of brick and mortar, there are poems. Written on walls in Europe and here in the States, poetry lives and breathes in cities and villages. Join us and learn a little about wall poems and where you can find some. You can even write your own wall poem.
Sandra Heska King uses her Phone-a-Friend to crowd-source poetry memorization tips and memories as she continues her Committing Prufrock Poetry Dare.
Recent poetry collections by Lucia Cherciu and Sarah Nichols reflect the poetry of exile, but in very different ways – exile from one’s country and voluntary exile and isolation.
In fictional and almost poetic form, Andy Owen describes what has gone by such names as shell shock and battle fatigue but we know as PTSD.
Tim Kendall’s anthology “Poetry of the First World War” explains how poetry came to be so connected with “the war to end all wars.”
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we’ve put together a lovely gold-lined sampler box of delicious chocolate quotes to share with your chocolate-loving love.
In Poets and Poems, we look at Ted Hughes’ “Crow, ” published in 1970, representing a significant shift for the poet and a milestone in 20th century poetry.
By way of our Memoir Notebook, we want you to meander, get caught up, find yourself taken to places you hadn’t intended to go (but are so glad, in the end, that you went). You’ll get thoughts on aesthetics, craft, latest issues, tips and books to read. But it will feel like poetic narrative. And sometimes it will simply be poetic narrative.
Every month, we arrange the way we play poetry around a particular theme. You’ll see it in the artful content from our contributing writers, hear it in our inspiring thematic Spotify playlists, put your hands on it in the Monday morning poetry prompts, or experience it in the daily offerings from Every Day Poems. Here are our favorites from 2012.