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Poetry Pandemic

Let’s write a relaxation poem. Poetry Pandemic I remember what it was like before all this started— I’d have dinner then decide if I wanted to write or not. And if I wasn’t feeling inspired, I’d just read or play … Continue reading

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Seven Steps to Writing a Poem

Seven Steps to Writing a Poem Wait one hour after the sun sets. Light two candles, left and right. If your three muses are hanging around send them home. They’ve done their job, now they’re just a distraction. Four mood, … Continue reading

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Duty

Yesterday I hosted a germination workshop for Living Poetry. We had six poets working with eight prompts over two hours. One of the prompts was to write about duty. Duty Even when the words won’t run some days they barely … Continue reading

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