This week let’s write a river poem. Whether standing on their banks or driving across one on a bridge, you can’t help but feel the metaphors streaming by. Let’s put them to good use before they flow into the sea and post the results in the comments below. Extra credit: include the word fluviology.
Welcome to April, National Poetry Month! The Monday Poetry Prompts are taking the month off but we strongly encourage you to accept the Poem-A-Day Challenge this April and humbly suggest you follow the Write Better Poetry blog by Robert Lee Brewer because he’ll be posting a prompt-a-day for the Challenge. I’m sure there are other … Continue reading
Happy New Year, Living Poets! Before we get to our member news, a gentle reminder that our get-together to celebrate Living Poetry’s 9th Anniversary is coming up. If you have not already, RSVP for our anniversary celebration. While 9 years is a big milestone, we will also celebrate more than 800 members! We’ll meet at … Continue reading
In November, we looked at five poems by W.B. Yeats, a poet I have heard of a lot but have not yet read myself in any depth. Gail, our leader for this session, had done a great amount of research on 4 of the 5 poems and guided us through the discussion of each poem … Continue reading
Delving into Dickinson In beautiful North Carolina fall weather, Poetry Between the Lines had its inaugural workshop on October 11. This poetry group was started with the goal of reading a few poems from the same poet and doing a close reading of them. Three of us discussed the following selected poems of Emily Dickinson: … Continue reading