Dheepa R. Maturi goes from the verge of entomophobia to monarch marvel as she follows the butterfly’s migratory path through Indianapolis and Austin.
Dheepa R. Maturi bids farewell as 2023’s Poet Laura while she announces and welcomes her successor for 2024. Find out who takes up the feather and where you can find Dheepa in the year to come.
Dheepa R. Maturi reaches the “Reading Poetry to Chickens” stage of her Poet Laura journey. Join her at the chicken coop for couplets and rhymes.
Dheepa R. Maturi, Tweetspeak’s Poet Laura, invites us to participate in the Year of the Monarch, a project both practical and poetic, to help our butterfly friends.
Writer Dheepa R. Maturi enters a hard period in life, and it strongly blocks her writing. But then she finds a surprising way through. You could, too.
An unusual gift prompts Dheepa Maturi to think about the tenuous world of the Monarch Butterfly. Come write a poem as you enter this world!
Tonight, U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón reveals her poem, commissioned by NASA to be sent to Europa, Jupiter’s moon. Our own Poet Laura, Dheepa R. Maturi, reveals her own poem to Earth’s moon.
One of the Poet Laura’s tasks each year is to write poems about Lauras. This month, Dheepa R. Maturi pays tribute to the special Lauras who bring light to the world.
For Earth Day, Dheepa R. Maturi, Tweetspeak’s Poet Laura, writes about the benefits of forest bathing and the perils of rainforest sleeping.
Tweetspeak’s Poet Laura, Dheepa R. Maturi, finds humor, solace and haiku in the wake of a sinking boat and tragedy avoided.
This week our Poet Laura, Dheepa R. Maturi, hands you a permission slip to revel in simple (and complex) pleasures like chocolate.
Dheepa R. Maturi, Poet Laura, ushers in the new year with a thoughtful perspective on resolutions and new year list-making.
Poet Laura Dheepa R. Maturi shares a game that brought family, generations (and Jane Austen) together in poignant whimsy.
Meet Tweetspeak’s incoming Poet Laura, Dheepa Maturi, who promises a deep exploration of chocolate and an invitation to walk lightly together.
With adult children back at home during the pandemic, it can feel like a return to the way things were. And then again not really. Dheepa Maturi has a beautiful Pandemic Journal entry.
Dheepa R. Maturi shares her experience with Bharath Natyam dance and how a story by E.M. Forster stirs hope.
Dheepa Maturi reflects on her little Queens, New York, courtyard and its open-minded, open-hearted embrace, which welcomed and encircled and protected her.