Sandra Heska King concludes her “Dreaming with Darwish” poetry dare, reflecting on the ways the dreams, and poems, will stay with her.
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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.
We’ve challenged Sandra Heska King to a brand new adventure, the Follow Your Dream Poetry Dare with the dream-like poetry of Mahmoud Darwish at the center. Come along and follow your dream? We dare you.
In this week’s Earth Song book club, Rebecca Martin considers the power of poems to transport the reader to another place, whether the woodlands or the wilds.
The 93 poems of Earth Song, collected by Sara Barkat, focus on the earth as an immediate, real place—avoiding abstract, theoretical poetry.
Celebrate the Earth Song nature poems anthology by penning your own song to or from the earth. Whether mountains, floral majesties, or monarchs, the lyrics are yours to compose.
Enter into the Poetry of Earth Song Earth Song was born from a pivotal moment of personal connection with nature, while the world seemed burning with pandemic fever and climate fire. This anthology of eco-poetry gathered by editor Sara Barkat is infused with vision and care. Holding the collection is like cradling a rare crystal […]
When the pandemic ends, where do we go next? How do we love life? Katherine Anne Porter and Mahmoud Darwish show the way.
Can poetry help you reduce stress? L.L. Barkat has 5 helpful tips to practice more poetry, less stress.
Now, perhaps more than ever, it’s important to make room in our literary conversations for those poets whose voices were, or have been, or are still silenced because they dared to be our lanterns.
If there’s one thing red is not, it’s neutral. We’ve collected ten of the best red poems that will totally attract your attention.
Perhaps cultivating a writer’s voice can be more about nourishing those things that give life to it: passions and a sense of place.
An interview with poet Maureen Doallas, about her background and poetic history, going into the publishing of her first book ‘Neruda’s Memoirs.’
For last Thursday’s Twitter poetry party, 10 of us virtually assembled