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Tag Archives: Poetry Writing
As a Poet….
This is how I feel as a Poet – my job is to love Earth and to raise the “invisible” (those things that most folks have forgotten to pay attention to) into visibility, and “learning to be astonished”. Wonder and curiosity and love. And joy! I adore Mary Oliver because she does this so wellContinue reading “As a Poet….”
What sparks a poem? How am Inspired to write a poem? Most of my poems are inspired by nature. I have to be outside part of the day (and much of that time outside is with my mule). That’s just who I am. Once I move to the country, I intend to be outside asContinue reading “The spark”
Poetry is important and relevant
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 toContinue reading “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 opensContinue reading “Another Universe”