For Earth Day, Dheepa R. Maturi, Tweetspeak’s Poet Laura, writes about the benefits of forest bathing and the perils of rainforest sleeping.
“The Art of the Essay” by Charity Singleton Craig is not only for nonfiction writers; novelists and poets can benefit from it as well.
By Hand is a monthly prompt focused on freeing our words by using our hands. This month, we’re exploring taking care of our pets with Megan Willome as our guide.
The poems of “Terrapin and Other Poems” by Wendell Berry contain an essential and childlike innocence; the illustrations by Tom Pohrt match that innocence.
“This Day, ” Wendell Berry’s new collected Sabbath poems, remind us of the wholeness, consistency and beauty of his literary writing.
Comparing two poems – one by Robert Frost and one by Wendell Berry – allows insights into the minds of both poets we might not have otherwise.
For the love of bad books, how Emily Dickinson’s poetry reads like a science book, keeping books safe from bananas. It’s our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Poet Todd Davis shares his journey into poetry, inspired by his father.
Picasso scratch-off, Hurricane Sandy, and the mother of all field trips — Seth Haines has all this and more in This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Could the subtlety of poetry be enough to startle others into hearing?
Author, poet and essayist Wendell Berry has been known for talking walks on Sunday mornings, walks that he uses for both observation and meditation. Most of Leavings: Poems is a kind of historical record of those walks, poems that observe, poems that are a meditation, and sometimes poems that are both. It is a beautiful […]