I wrote this week’s poems with the idea of learning in mind.
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How I wrote this week’s poems: Objects and opposites
This tricky love of museums is part of what I’ve been working through in my poems this week.
How I wrote this week’s poems: Lines and spacing
This week, I challenged myself to avoid using my go-to starters (sonnets and golden shovels) and also tried to play with space on the page.
How I wrote this week’s poems: Reliable reminders
This week, many of the poems I had drafted were based on some reliable prompts I use to help me get started.
Support me through May 30/30 with Tupelo Press!
During the month of May, I’m writing poems for Tupelo Press’s 30/30 challenge!
How I wrote “Cyanistes caeruleus”
For this blog post, I wanted to talk a bit more about my writing process, since I wrote this poem last semester and I kept some notes about how I wrote it.
When writing begets writing
As I write this blog, I sort of understand the impulse to write so much lead-in. I’ve shared the big news: now where do I go from here?
Footprints: an anthology of new ecopoetry – Preorder available!
I’m thrilled to share that what is probably my most puzzling (to me) poem is going to be part of Footprints: an anthology of new ecopoetry by Broken Sleep Books! The proofs look gorgeous, and this poetry is vital. I’m honored that my poem “Geo Logic” is among such great company. Preorder here: https://www.brokensleepbooks.com/product-page/footprints-an-anthology-of-new-ecopoetry
“I imagine turning to stare into the face” part of March 2021 Poetry We Admire from Palette Poetry
My poem, “I imagine turning to stare into the face,” originally published in Kissing Dynamite, was part of the March 2021 Poetry We Admire: Change selections.
Inspiration during a pandemic elicits conflicted feelings. Nonetheless, I try to create mindfully, with good intentions, and share the best of what I can do. Three new poems in two publications recently. They show you where my mind has been. I’m grateful to these publications that are sharing timely work. I hope that the messagesContinue reading “New poems”