Tag Archives: Writing Poetry

A Riff on Elizabeth Bishop’s poem, “One Art”

In late December, a string of rejections coupled with the endless gray days of the Midwestern sky, caused me to stop writing altogether during January and most of February. I felt uninspired, and even though I can usually pull myself … Continue reading

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Five Unexpected Benefits of 30 Poems in 30 Days

This is the first year I’ve committed to writing a poem every day during National Poetry Month. So far so good! In the past, it has always felt a little gimmicky or forced. Now that I am doing it, it … Continue reading

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