The sensuous connection between literature and food has been featured in books such as the romantic classic Like Water for Chocolate and the verse collection The Hungry Ear: Poems of Food and Drink, edited by Kevin Young. The descriptive and visual
Mention epic poetry and the ancient bards most likely spring to mind first: Homer, Virgil, and the mysterious, unknown author of Beowulf. Despite its increasingly rare presence in today’s poetry scene, epic poetry doesn’t have to be forsaken. Simply put,
For this month’s spotlight, I want to do something a little different; I want to highlight love and relationships. Araceli Ream, our featured poet, says that romance is the number one topic she seeks to share in her poetry. When asked
The crown chakra, also known as the “highest chakra,” represents spirituality, higher consciousness, presence, and connection. Those may seem like lofty, abstract ideas, but tapping into the crown chakra—located slightly above the head—can be easier than we think. For a
Whether you’re homeschooling due to coronavirus, gearing up for a summer of babysitting, or a parent or teacher wanting to instill a lifelong love of literature, poetry offers a multitude of options for engaging children. Moreover, this early education can
In a previous post, I began a series of articles that will feature the work of poets with chronic illness. The first piece featured poems by Rina Bloom that raise awareness about what it is like to live with lupus. I
Do you ever feel like you’re in a rut when it comes to how you promote your work on social media or how you connect and engage with your followers? I’ve been there too, more times than I can count.
The marriage of poetry and film is a romantic affair that viewers have long been watching. From the lyrical sensibilities of the 60s film Alphaville to Eva Green’s reading of Tyler Knott’s poetry, combining video and poetry is an artistic