How many ways are there to listen? How many ways are there to learn math? Can you write the instructions in the form of a haiku?
“Say Something Back” by British poet Denise Riley considers the ways we do and don’t communicate, almost a plea to listen and hear each other.
Freezing rain and an ice storm in progress provided a sensory treat for an unexpected Artist Date.
What the best writers know and master: good prose and poetry are made of concrete images drawn in specific detail. Writing with that level of detail means noticing even the tiniest, most subtle things. And that takes engaging your senses. Maureen Doallas interviews bird listener Heidi Betts about the power of observation.