Sandra Heska King finds some old, inscribed Edgar A. Guest collections, muses about their curious inscriptions, and commits a little poetry to heart.
The historic Metz Fire at the turn of the 20th century connects Sandra Heska King to the story of a place.
Memorizing The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock took Sandra Heska King on the road not taken (or, at least less frequently taken) and to memorization of Robert Frost as well.
Sandra Heska King concludes her Committing Prufrock poetry dare with the completion of memorization of The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.
Stumbling onto a colorful Chinese lantern festival while out on a bike ride may hold a key to answer Mary Oliver’s question about your one wild and precious life.
Why would someone take a dare to commit The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufock to memory? Sandra Heska King has 10 great reasons to say yes to a poetry dare.
Sandra Heska King uses her Phone-a-Friend to crowd-source poetry memorization tips and memories as she continues her Committing Prufrock Poetry Dare.
Sandra Heska King continues her poetry dare, memorizing T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.” Today, she shares her tips for memorizing a poem.
Sandra Heska King continues her mission to Commit Prufrock, finding herself lost in the rabbit trails that can be a part of reading poems.
Sandra Heska King introduces her plan to commit Prufrock (to memory) and introduces our Barista Badges so you can join the fun and celebrate your progress.
Sandra Heska King gets nabbed while under cover in the poet’s protection program and agrees to commit Prufrock in the latest Poetry Dare scheme.
Sandra Heska King takes a sobering regional tour to the Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington HIlls, Michigan.
Sandra Heska King writes a new story for her life by taking up the harp … again.
Sandra Heska King tours the Science & Culture Museum at Michigan State U, discovering culture through teapots, quilts, hats and illegal hatpins.
Sandra Heska King concludes her “Dreaming with Darwish” poetry dare, reflecting on the ways the dreams, and poems, will stay with her.
In her second Follow Your Dream Poetry Dare dispatch, Sandra Heska King considers how Darwish used poetry and beauty to resist violence and siege.
In her first Follow Your Dream Poetry Dare dispatch, Sandra Heska King wonders if Darwish is writing about a person or place, a man or woman, himself or someone else.
Sandra Heska King’s poetry dare continues, while she suspends herself in the web woven by T. S. Eliot’s marvelous collection of words.