Poetry is highly relevant right now….it is a way to stop and be where you are, focused, calm. It is the energies, experiences, and observations of a life – the life of a creative mind and soul, a conduit – woven into word form, reminding the reader to look up, and allowing beautiful connections to […]Read More Poetry is important and relevant
A fun poetry exercise that gets your creativity flowing is Found Poems. You take a stack of old magazines, choose interesting phrases from various pages and articles, and piece them together. The result can be startling! This exercise has you place phrases and words together that you might not put together otherwise – it opens […]Read More Another Universe
One of the greatest joys of my life came from my poetry residency at Clark Elementary School in Franklin, Indiana. Going to the classrooms (and gathering in large groups) to teach poetry writing in a way that differed from the standard teachers’ instructor manuals was a blast! I could see the children’s minds and imaginations […]Read More Now I fly with the dog in the sky….
This is one of my children’s poems from several years ago….I hope you enjoy it!Read More when I write poems for you