The novella “Waiting for Neruda’s Memoirs” by Laura Boggess tells a story of a woman haunted by voices and healed through the power of poetry.
Tea and poetry go together like sand and surf, like wine and cheese, like Bogey and Bacall. Or is it the other way around? Enjoy these 10 best tea poems…
Babies could use a little more nuance. They definitely could use more poems. Enjoy this collection of 10 great baby poems.
Maureen Doallas interviews poet and filmmaker Janet R. Kirchheimer about an exhibition of family photos that helps preserve the memory of the Holocaust.
Colorado Poet Laureate Joseph Hutchison doesn’t want poets to make a living writing poetry. Find out why in Maureen Doallas’s final interview segment.
“Most adults have suffered from ‘imaginal abuse, ‘” says Joseph Hutchison. Read more on poetic imagination in Part 2 of Maureen Doallas’s interview with the Colorado poet laureate.
National Student Poet Louis Lafair discusses the influences of his poetry, and his vision for experiencing poetry in the 21st century.
For some, reading and writing poetry is a way “through the tunnel and back into the light.” Follow Maureen Doallas’ Journey into Poetry.
Poems make wonderful mirrors, excellent tools for self-reflection. We’ve gathered up a collection of 10 great mirror poems.
National Student Poet Michaela Coplen noticed the voice of the military family in literature was absent. “I’ve always wanted to help fill that void.”
Poet Patty Paine confides that “poetry, the reading and the writing of it, has saved my life.”
“[H]aving a routine is necessary. There’s a difference between committing to a set period of time to write and needing the universe to align in order to write.” ~ Patty Paine
Join Maureen Doallas in this Image-ine Poetry creative writing exercise based on “Hot Sky, ” a painting by Lisa Hess Hesselgrave.
Maureen Doallas pairs her poem ‘A Ladder Our Boat’ with Holly Friesen’s ‘Warrior Canoe’ in our latest Image-ine feature.
Artist Evy Lareau and poet Maureen Doallas pair off to produce a lovely piece of visual poetry.
Registered nurse Lisa Wayman is board-certified in advanced holistic nursing, which, in simplest terms, is a relationship-based way to care for the ill that is grounded in the philosophy that a patient becomes well when the whole person — body, mind, spirit — is treated and healed. In practice, a holistic nurse “partners” with a […]
1 Art This afternoon while I sipped hot rooibos from a fancy gold-rimmed tea cup (Get on the bus, Gus. All the cool Tweetspeak kids are drinking tea now.), I thought to myself, “Gee, I wonder where I could get a complete listing of the 100 most iconic artworks of the last five years.” Imagine […]
A girl can dream of stepping out on the High Road, a flame in heels that’ll steel no beau’s heart. What laces each ankle in place she’ll turn to take his fancy and he, blood pressure rising, will let her lead and whirl. “Red Shoes, ” acrylic on board, by Nicola Slattery. Used with permission. […]
The best in poetry (and poetic things), this week with Matthew Kreider.
The best in poetry, (and poetic things), this week with Matthew Kreider.