Happy National Poetry Month
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Sharing Poetry: Thoughts on Instagram and Medium
It seems as though we can’t talk about modern poetry without talking about social media. Social platforms, particularly Instagram, have changed the way we consume poetry, making this genre more accessible than ever.
Modern Day Poets to Read In 2019
One of the most constant things about poetry is change. It evolves with time, and that is why it continues to remain relevant across centuries. When I was younger, I remember a phase when I was in school and loved
Reclaiming Our Voices Through Modern Poetry
Poetry is a timeless art form that connects people with the world around them. It is ever-evolving—changing and growing with new generations of writers and readers.
How to Preserve Your Energy as a Poet
“You do not have to constantly create new content in order to be a worthwhile artist." - Caitlin Conlon
How To Interpret Classic Poetry and How To Get Into Modern Poetry
If you’re anything like me, it took you a while to “get” poetry. If I’m honest, a lot of it still confuses me or seems to fall flat. I don't blame us, though, when the first poetry we are introduced
5 Beautiful Poetry Collections to Read This Summer
As an avid reader and lover of poetry, I can read it on any occasion. In cooler months, I love to curl up with a book and warm beverage.
Poems that Celebrate Nature
Recently I went to Chiang Mai, a natural haven in the mountainous parts of northern Thailand. I was there on a 10-day retreat in an exquisite, picturesque accommodation located on a hilltop.
Writing the Immigrant Experience in Modern Poetry
With so much movement and noise in the world today, it can be hard to focus, difficult to know what to read and take in. Poetry is a special form of writing that forces us to slow down, to linger