So, you’ve written and published individual poems—now, you’re ready for the next step. Putting together a poetry manuscript, or a potential collection, can help you look for connections in your work. It can also empower you to reach long-term poetry
On November 13th of each year, we celebrate World Kindness Day, a day that celebrates the simple yet soul-sustaining power of being kind to one other. Let’s intentionally choose compassion for ourselves and others as we celebrate this day and all
Ask today’s most successful poets for their top writing tips, and one resurfaces again and again: reading. For poets, spending time reading diverse, celebrated poetry enhances their craft. Incorporating both old and new titles into your routine can teach you
You may have seen their cute spines and artistic covers, or you may have fit them nicely into a large pocket or purse for perusal. Chapbooks may be small, but their emotional connection with readers is mighty. They’re easy to
The best poems surpass the superficial and resonate on a soul level. Melody Lee’s poetry speaks to the heart, helping us see the beauty in even the darkest of situations or the deepest of scars. Her work encourages transparency and
Museum-goers may consider history and art to be their most common fascinations, but many prevalent institutions have also introduced poetry into their exhibitions and attractions. As symbols of culture and knowledge, museums represent numerous traits that poetry is known for.
It’s autumn, and the leaves are turning shades of crimson, yellow, bronze, orange, and brown. They fall to the ground, and as we walk and step on them, we are reminded of the changing seasons, the call of the wild
With an increasingly tumultuous political climate, career pressures, and other stressors, making time for relaxation and self-care is more crucial than ever. The calming tone and contemplative practice of reading poetry can be a perfect, slow-paced antidote. The complexity of