Check out my latest poem "How to Do Nothing," which is a villanelle. I also offer an explanation of how villanelles work, as well as famous examples of this dance-like poety form.
Check out my new poem, "After I Close a Beloved Book." I'd love to hear what you think! 🙂
Check out my cento poem "A Lullaby Patchwork Quilt," as well as an explanation (and contemporary examples) of the cento form.
Check out my verse paragraph poem "Cabin Fever Compels Me to Bike to the Anacostia River," along with an explanation of the verse paragraph form, some famous contemporary examples, and a verse paragraph writing prompt!
God spoke to me, and surprised me, through my own words as well as the words of a colleague this past week.
What is the role of art in navigating national, ancestral, and personal reconciliation? Check out my new poem "Questioning Plates," as well as a writing prompt, that explores that question.
Many of us are quite preoccupied this week with holiday preparations. Yet I imagine many of us also yearn for some quiet space in the New Year for reflection. Haiku is a perfect form for this practice. Read on to learn more.
I'm offering some brand new events, which is a key way I seek to "connect curious people with prayer and poetry so that we can find our true homes." I'd love to have you join me!
Check out my new poem "A Protestant Talks with Saint Rocco," and learn more about the poetic form called golden shovel.
Place. Relationship. Faith. Neurodiversity. Creative practices. Advice for new poets--poetry couple Jon and Elisa Rowe explore all this, and more, in this interview :).