Exploring Poetry – Creativity and Trauma

This month’s poetry guest blog is a post on creativity and grief/trauma. (Check out previous Exploring Poetry posts). Rue Spark’s story they share below with us today is poignant, enthralling, and carries a message of how creativity helps you make sense of the world. Rue has written several online articles and published multiple works with awards. I’m excited to have Read More …

Exploring Poetry – Poetic Forms

Kicking off this month’s poetry blog, as it is National Poetry Month, is a post on poetic forms. I’m having a guest come and post on my blog each month talking about poetry from the various poetic forms to what poetry means to them. To start, I have Mona Mehas posting today about forms with examples from her poetry. Like Read More …

April Poetry Month: Celebrating Verse and Creativity

Welcome to April and… April is National Poetry Month! Last year I used this month to prep my science fiction and fantasy poetry, including writing several new pieces, for my soon-to-be-released collection, Imaginari. This month, I am planning on participating in a poem-a-day challenge where I write a new poem every day, and I’ll be attending an open mic event Read More …