Tag Archives: Poetry

Morning Pages – Forever Searching for Images

~~A sideways trip…warning you now. Buckle up. Utter and complete nonsense.~~ Going for the words this morning. Candlelight wind blowing – light comes in and back out. Can’t see where the words even go most moments. Nonsense. We write nonsense. … Continue reading

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Poetry is Not a Luxury

“As we learn to bear the intimacy of scrutiny, and to flourish within it, as we learn to use the products of that scrutiny for power within our living, those fear which rule our lives and form our silences begin … Continue reading

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What are the words you do not yet have?

Audre Lorde (from a speech delivered in Chicago, Illinois, December 28, 1977 The 3 page speech is at this link. Very powerful! https://www.csusm.edu/sjs/documents/silenceintoaction.pdf

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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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Writing Your Life Challenge Prompt #2

January 8, 2016 Favorites Writing about a favorite thing, person, or place gives you short vignettes that you can add to your larger memoir. Perhaps the paragraph about your favorite house will fit in with your overall theme of moving … Continue reading

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1000 Students in Poetry Course!

Hit 1000 students today!   https://www.udemy.com/beginners-guide-to-writing-poetry

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FREE workshop in Poetry Writing

It’s only free for a little while, so jump aboard the train now! Beginner’s Guide to Writing Poetry

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FREE Beginner’s Guide to Writing Poetry

For a limited time this course is FREE. Yup, you heard me! FREE!                     http://hamilton-academy.usefedora.com/courses/beginner-s-guide-to-poetry-writing

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digital chapbook contest

Lyric essays and prose poems or poetics; experimental biography and autobiography; innovative approaches to journalism, experimental historiography, criticism, scholarship and philosophy. Simultaneous submissions, multiple submissions, collaborative manuscripts, digital and hybridized text/art manuscripts are all encouraged. Read more at http://www.essaypress.org/submit/#MXiDbQImAyJWQfw3.99

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Seeking Submissions to Creative Writing Workbook!

We are looking for teachers and indie authors to contribute writing advice, self-publishing advice, and creative writing exercises in ALL writing genres. Tentative deadline for submissions is May 16, 2014. Indie authors with a great following will be offered equal … Continue reading

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