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 have you been trying to tell yourself? Callie Feyen finds patterns, threads, and whispers in an old journal and “Kristin Lavransdatter.”
What fragments of love can you find (and write about) from what’s left now? Callie Feyen uses a poem by Marjorie Maddox for inspiration.
Think the acrostic poem is too cute? Think again. Join Callie Feyen and Tania Runyan and see how risky the form can be.
What does the writer need in order to go forward? So many things. This “blessing for writers” wishes them for you, beginning with a silken string…
Join Callie Feyen and walk a spiral staircase with Tania Runyan, poet and author of “How to Write a Form Poem,” in order to understand the sestina.
Ready to travel into the world of form poetry? Join author Callie Feyen as she compares dreaming with writing poetry.
What can the villanelle offer a poet? Ashley M. Jones has a suggestion—and a container for obsession or sorrow.
Why write a pantoum? Poet Marjorie Maddox shares her reasons, on the wings of poetry and song.
Why write a sestina? Direct from Florida, poet Celia Lisset Alvarez gives you a few fabulous reasons.
We’re delighted to announce a wonderful writing book that’s sure to inspire you this National Poetry Month! How to Write a Form Poem: A Guided Tour of 10 Fabulous Forms.
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.
Tania Runyan explores the fear experienced by To Kill a Mockingbird’s Tom Robinson with a tragic rondeau poem.
What does joy that is unhoped for look like? Join author Callie Feyen as she explores the warmth of gloves and other gifts from the pandemic.