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
Madonna recites Neruda, Kennedy memorizes Colderidge, Seinfeld drinks coffee. It’s poetry and more in Our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
A bot to write your poetry, rejection letter Bingo, using your boredom and writer’s block for good instead of evil. It’s another week of our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Tweetspeak is teaming up with Patty Paine, of Diode Poetry Journal, to jumpstart a Phone Poets Project for National Poetry Month.
An inaugural poetry primer, Bill Murray reading Dickinson poems to construction workers, and free books for the taking in This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks.