What role does setting play in your poetry? Join author Callie Feyen as she explores how setting can be used to move our writing forward.
Join author Callie Feyen as she considers the romantic struggle that is Homecoming and offers a poetry prompt about rites of passage.
Join author Callie Feyen as she watches Dickinson the Series, tries to crack the code of a Dickinson poem, and invites you to write your own code poem.
Poems on the Writing Life start with life—whether real or imagined. Take a walk with author Callie Feyen and find your “writing life” poems!
Join author Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt as she considers the many ways (some mathematical) to say, “I love you.”
Join author Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt as she thinks about an idea for teaching, but chooses instead to pick hydrangeas.
Join author Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt about an unexpected emergence and what to do now with this plague and need.
The big things in our lives can often be best written by focusing on small things. Join us for a poetry prompt about how to say it plainly.
What magic can you find in your ordinary life, during ordinary time? Join Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt about the magic in the ordinary.
Callie Feyen finds poetry for the crisis, both external and internal. Join her for a summer poetry prompt about what to do besides worry.
What stories does your name hold, and how do they shape who you are and how you live? Join Callie Feyen for a name poems prompt.
Join author Callie Feyen as she explores what it means to open ourselves up in this world. Just like the peonies.
Join author Callie Feyen as she explores ways of giving and receiving with creative nonfiction as a guide.
What purposes does the art form of haiku serve best? Christopher Patchel considers this question, with the perspective of a graphic designer.
When Rick Maxson heard his wife singing, in a rare moment of freedom from pain, it needed a poem to hold his wonder. It needed a rondeau.
What poem do you really need to write, but can’t? The hiddenness of the acrostic might be just your poetic ticket. It was for Monica Sharman.
When you’re going round in grief, the rondeau might be your poetic form. Megan Willome found hers at mile 37.
What are the challenges and opportunities of the ghazal? John Drury explores the answers with you, in the rain…
What have you been trying to tell yourself? Callie Feyen finds patterns, threads, and whispers in an old journal and “Kristin Lavransdatter.”
Grief has the quailty of a kaleidoscope. So does the ghazal poem form. Aaron Brown mourns, through the ghazal, his war-torn city in Chad.