How to Read a Poem: A National Poetry Month Practice

Whether or not we're working on poetry, poetry is working on us. Poetry is in our bones. So how do we get closer to it? For National Poetry Month, I’m sharing three practices for a more intuitive, follow-your-curiosity relationship with poetry. Ways of reading that help us bring a poem closer and find a bit of ourselves in it.

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3 Ways to Write with the New Year's Creative Energy

In 2017, it feels like we could be in a stretch of learning about the deeper ways of creating. The ways that are not just about the beginnings of a sentence or an idea, but also about the tenacious journey through the writing. On a very practical level, what's the invitation here? I'm sharing three practices (with writing prompts) for working with the creative energy of 2017.

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