In both verse and prose, my friend and colleague Ginge Sivigny shares why she writes poetry.
Category: Poetry in Daily Life
Perichoresis: Divine Choreography [poem, and “scattershot” form commentary]
Check out my poem "Perichoresis: Divine Choreography," including commentary on the word "perichoresis," and the form I use in this poem, which I'm calling "scattershot."
New Resource: How to Publish Poetry in Lit Mags & Journals
Have some poetry you want to publish, but unsure where (or how)? Check out this webinar I'm offering next month. All $20+ tickets (regardless of attendance) will receive a detailed guide after the event.
Poems that Tell Stories: Author Meg Eden, & Her New Novel in Verse [interview]
What's a novel in verse, and why are they growing in popularity? Check out this interview with author Meg Eden about her own new novel in verse to learn more.
“A Blessing for My Neighbor Jim” [poem]
Check out my new poem, "A Blessing for My Neighbor Jim."
New Opportunity: Personalized Poetry Feedback (Gift Certificates Also Available!)
Give yourself, and/or a beloved poet in your life, the gift of personalized poetry feedback.
“How to Do Nothing” [villanelle poem]
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.
“After I Close a Beloved Book” [poem]
Check out my new poem, "After I Close a Beloved Book." I'd love to hear what you think! 🙂
“A Lullaby Patchwork Quilt” [cento poem]
Check out my cento poem "A Lullaby Patchwork Quilt," as well as an explanation (and contemporary examples) of the cento form.
“Cabin Fever Compels Me to Bike to the Anacostia River” [verse paragraph poem]
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!