When we read a bedtime story to a child, something happens in their soul. What exactly? Well, it depends on the story.
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Dheepa R. Maturi shares her experience with Bharath Natyam dance and how a story by E.M. Forster stirs hope.
Why take the time to put a poem in your heart? It’s a fun and simple way to… As for us, we believe that if there were a poem in every heart (and story in every soul), the world would be a kinder and more interesting place. Need more reasons to memorize poems […]
A life of books. A life of soul. Karen Swallow Prior poignantly and humorously weaves the two, until it’s hard to tell one life from the other. Booked draws on classics like Great Expectations, delights such as Charlotte’s Web, the poetry of Hopkins and Donne, and more. This thoughtful, straight-up memoir will be pure pleasure […]
Join Dolly Lee for a piece of history around Yosemite in this Literary Tour to the Mariposa Museum and History Center in Mariposa, California.
A hero’s journey writing workshop you won’t forget, with leader Gloria Kempton. Kempton has worked with over 10, 000 writers to get them to the next level!
How did you spend Take Your Poet to Work Day? We want to know. Like this, from Callie Feyen. What a marvelous, ticklish, soul-jazz way to spend the day!
A fiction workshop you won’t forget, with leader Gloria Kempton. Kempton has worked with over 10, 000 writers to get them to the next level!
The tattoo has a story, and in many ways is a story. In our discussion of Dorothy Parker’s Elbow this week, we look a the tattoos’ stories and their scars.
Looking for great books about books? Check out Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me A life of books. A life of soul. Karen Swallow Prior poignantly and humorously weaves the two, until it’s hard to tell one life from the other. Booked draws on classics like Great Expectations, delights such as Charlotte’s Web, the […]
There’s an equal place in the psyche for both strategy and soul.
Ready to travel into the world of form poetry? Join author Callie Feyen as she compares dreaming with writing poetry.
What if you have no words for a layered, mysterious experience? The ghazal might be just your form. It was for Dheepa Maturi, who speaks through dance.
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.
Why write a sestina? Direct from Florida, poet Celia Lisset Alvarez gives you a few fabulous reasons.
How best to write tragedy? Poet David K. Wheeler suggests the soft sorrow of the pantoum.
Join author Callie Feyen as she acknowledges some beastly feelings, and through the gift of small things, turns them into poetry.
< Return to Charlotte Perkins Gilman Poems Limits On sand—loose sand and shifting— On sand—dry sand and drifting— The city grows to the west; Not till its border reaches The ocean-beaten beaches Will it rest. On hills—steep hills and lonely, That stop at cloudland only— The city climbs to the sky; Not till the souls […]
< Return to Charlotte Perkins Gilman Poems Our Loneliness There is no deeper grief than loneliness. Our sharpest anguish at the death of friends Is loneliness. Our agony of heart When love has gone from us is loneliness. The crying of a little child at night In the big dark is crowding loneliness. Slow death […]
Author Megan Willome shares how blogging works, through seasons, and why she is currently letting the space lie fallow.