Category Archives: Poetry

Writing Poetry – Accessible or Organic?

April 29, 2016 In the MFA program at University of N.C. Wilmington, I was told to make my poetry accessible and understandable. It has occurred to me that this is strange advice actually. Are the Imagists accessible and understandable? Personally, … Continue reading

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What is your favorite poetry exercise?

What is your favorite poetry prompt or exercise? Submit it here and it could be included in our Celebrating Poetry Anthology! Or you can email it to karenzomedia@gmail.com

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Seeking Poetry Prompts & Exercises

We are seeking poetry prompts and exercises, essays on poetry, memoirs on interactions with poetry, and (of course) poems for the Celebrate Poetry Anthology. Publication will be in May 2014. Anything related to poetry is welcome! Poems, poetry prompts and exercises … Continue reading

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Celebrating Poetry: Submit to the Anthology

2014 Celebrate Poetry Anthology We are accepting submissions for the 2014 Poetry Anthology Publication will be in May 2014 April is National Poetry Month! Submit up to 3 original poems, an article on writing poetry, a memoir about what poetry … Continue reading

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Inspirational Links for Art Journaling

 Check out my post on my art journaling page for some great sites for beginners (like me!)

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Playing with Words: A Poetry Writing Workbook

What is better than reading and writing poetry? Creating poems! This workbook is for older students and adults who want to play with words. There are 12 ideas for creating poems by playing with words here, as well as a … Continue reading

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Making Poems by Using Journal Fragments

Here is another interesting way to create poetry from your journals or memoirs. These poems are an interesting way to get at the ‘meat’ of your journal writing and the resulting poems can be very powerful. If you enjoy abstract … Continue reading

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Burrough’s Cut-Up Method: Spontaneous Poetry and Writing

I can’t tell you how much I LOVE doing this! You can do it by cutting up paper or on the computer. I show you both methods here. This first part is the original version (in other words, not by … Continue reading

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Using Poetry to Write Your Memoirs

April is National Poetry Month, so why not try poetry when writing your memoirs! Using poetry to write your memoirs is a great way to organize your thoughts and hone in on one particular event. Because poetry deals with putting … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Mistakes New Poets Make

The Top 5 Mistakes New Poets Make.

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