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Thea Voutiritsas is a Kansas City-based creative writer. In addition to her own blog, she is also a co-creator on The Semi-prose project, a collection of co-authored creative writing. On the side, she reviews manuscripts for poets and screenwriters.

Lunar New Year begins January 22 (Chinese New Year), and this year is predicted to be one of hope. 2023 is the year of the Water Rabbit, which symbolizes prosperity, peace, and longevity. Those born in the year of the

This upcoming year is going to be an exciting one for poetry. From lessons on self-love to deep-dives of history, there’s a new release coming up for every kind of poetry lover. To keep you on your toes, here are

If you love poetry and you’re on TikTok, there’s a good chance you’ve stumbled across #poetrytok, #tiktokpoetry, #booktok, or one of the many other TikTok niches for reading enthusiasts. To join in on the excitement, we’ve selected nine viral TikTok

Often admired for their shiny, striking surfaces and bright, beautiful colors, gemstones are as aesthetically pleasing as they are spiritually supportive. Stones like amethyst, amber, and emerald are associated with different energy fields and histories. Some are known for durability

Whether you’re looking to gain insight into the past, understand the present, or envision the future, using oracle or tarot decks is a popular approach. Oracle and tarot cards can offer similar insights, but there are some key differences between

Whether you’re setting new writing goals, keeping up with plans, or hoping to increase your meditation time in the new year, a new planner or calendar can help you visualize your goals. Keep yourself up-to-date and on track with these

With the holiday season just around the corner, November brings us a bounty of new poetry releases to enjoy. This month, we picked the TK collections we’re most looking forward to. Whether you’re looking to line your own shelves or

It’s officially spooky season, and what better way is there to celebrate than by reading and sharing some of your favorite spine-chilling poems? Whether you cozy up and read them solo or recite them around a fire with friends, these

Dating in the 21st century is no easy feat, as love, sex, intimacy, and more become increasingly complex. As technology becomes a larger part of our social lives, connection is closer than ever—yet so far away. To unpack the fraught

When it comes to writing, sometimes getting started is the hardest part. The woes of writer’s block are real, and one of the tried-and-true ways to protect yourself against it is to write regularly. Building a writing habit is a

Known as stable, grounded, and pragmatic, it’s no wonder that Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn are earth signs. These practical and reliable folks make for loyal friends and patient partners. But don’t get it twisted, these three zodiac signs are far

As summer draws to a close and the leaves begin to turn, we often turn inward. September is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about ourselves and our relationship with the world around us. To kick off the new month,