Courtney Peppernell talks Pillow Thoughts
Charlie Upchurch: I had an opportunity to talk to one of your editors at AM the other day and we were talking about the Chainsmokers and how they were a fan of your work
22 Poetry Prompts to Help You Write Your Next Great Poem
While there is so much joy associated with writing, there is one pitfall that we all fall prey to—the dreaded writer’s block. It can strike at any moment and fill our hearts with frustration. But never fear! Sometimes, all we
6 Poems for Those Who Are Grieving
Grief is a personal journey with no right or wrong way to process emotional healing. Everyone will need time to go through their experiences at their own pace. Grief is not a straight line. It might look different every single
Poetry for Science Fiction Fans
When you think about poetry, you might be used to exploring themes of romantic, deep, complex emotions, mythology, self-love, identity and the like. But sometimes these explorations of the self or the world can be expressed through an otherworldliness lense:
Poetry in the Wild
Poetry ignites so much life and emotion in the hearts of its readers. It is active and alive with imagery. There are many creative ways that people bring poetic works to life. You might see them on sculptures, walls, coffee
10 Brilliant Female Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poets of the last Century
These 10 female Pulitzer Prize winners have made waves in American Literature. By connecting to their readers in their own unique ways, their collections have stood the test of time and landed them among the most highly esteemed poets of
Poets for A Cause: Angie Waters (A.Shea Writer)
This week, I am honored to talk with Angie Waters, also known as A. Shea, about a topic that is close to her heart: chronic illness.
Famous Poets and Their Writing Habits: What We Can Learn from Them
If the work is going badly, I stay until 12:30. If it’s going well, I’ll stay as long as it’s going well. It’s lonely, and it’s marvelous. I edit while I’m working. When I come home at 2, I read
8 Poetry Exercises to Help Your Creativity Flow
Writing is a lot like running: it goes over better if you stretch first. It’s not easy to dive into a blank page cold, and it can be frustrating to expect a full-fledged poem on your first try.
5 Perfect Poems to Pair with Your Meditation Practice
Like poetry, meditation often provides solace in the loud demands of the everyday. It comes as no surprise that poetry and meditation make a perfect combination. When we pair poetry with a meditative mindset, we get the chance to experience
8 Helpful Online Resources for Poets
Whether you’re a beginning writer or a longtime poet, finding competitions, community, and advice is an ongoing process. Reading others’ work, entering competitions, and participating in workshops can help you hone and maintain your writing skills.