Write from your now, using all five senses and the present moment. Callie Feyen follows poetry advice she learned in Washington, D.C.
Poetry Prompt: Observation that Evokes
Observations can evoke—even in a swimming pool. Callie Feyen considers the micro-essays and art of “The Swimming Studies” by Leanne Shapton.
Poetry Prompt: Worthy of Flair
It takes strength to believe you are worthy of flair. Where can you bring out the flair in your life? Join Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt.
Poetry Prompt: When I Am Old
What kind of person will I be “When I am old”? Callie Feyen writes a poem in which she relishes, for a moment, being exactly who she is.
Poetry Prompt: But Take Away The Fear
Teacher and author Callie Feyen can’t take away the fear of creating something new, but she can help you turn your fear into poetry.
Poetry Prompt: Poem for a Summer’s Finish
Join author Callie Feyen has she explores summer’s finish and autumn’s beginning as her daughter prepares to start high school.
Poetry Prompt: Back to School Moment
Join author Callie Feyen in a back to school moment, as she explores the poetry that can come from standing in the shoes of someone else.
Poetry Prompt: Start Your Writing with Inspiration
How does a writer start writing? With inspiration. For Callie Feyen, that begins with a poem.
Poetry Prompt: A Start Poem
When do you know it’s time to start? Callie Feyen writes a poem about it and invites you to write one too.
Poetry Prompt: It Is the Poet Who Looks
It is the Poet who looks. Join Callie Feyen as she contemplates the wreck of the Wilhelm Gustloff while awaiting the results of a Covid test.
Poetry Prompt: Just the Facts
Just the facts, Ma’am becomes the beginning of poetry, when you take those facts and begin to stack them up. Try this Just the Facts prompt!
Poetry Prompt: Purple Moths + Dragons
Join author Callie Feyen as she considers purple moths and dragons and the asymmetry of the world and herself.
Poetry Prompt: One Word to Take You Home
Join author Callie Feyen as she explores using one word to describe a tough experience and uses it to create a story.
Poetry Prompt: The Five Whys
Join author Callie Feyen as she asks the 5 Whys to get to the root cause of a problem and, in the process, writes Because Poems.
Poetry Prompt: Simple Poems for Frustrated Writers
What simple poems can you write from the stuff of your days? Callie Feyen she considers the role of simplicity for frustrated writers.
Poetry Prompt: Observation Poems
Observation poems lead to action. Join author Callie Feyen as she reads, writes, and acts on Dave Malone’s poem “Tornado Drill.”
Bee Hives & Dragon Claws: A Vision Board and a Manuscript
Are you stuck in your writing process? Try a vision board. Callie Feyen’s incorporates bee hives and dragon claws.
Poetry Prompt: Baseball Poems
Join author Callie Feyen as she pays tribute to her father-in-law, and baseball. Then prompts you to write baseball poems!
Poetry Prompt: Haiku for Dreaming, Wishing, and Becoming
If you can dream it, you can haiku it. Join author Callie Feyen as she shares how a new job is impacting her writing life.
How To Read Poetry: Hermit Crab Essay 004
How do you read poetry? “It is enough to enter,” says Todd Boss. Author Callie Feyen uses Todd’s poem to give you the easy secrets to poetry reading!