My National Poetry Month Bucket List

Without poetry, we lose our way. Joy Harjo, U.S. Poet Laureate & Academy of American Poets Chancellor It’s National Poetry Month and I confess, I am thrilled about that overwhelmingly lovely diversion from everything otherwise happening in the world at this moment in time. I mean, what a way to absorb the beauty of SpringContinue reading “My National Poetry Month Bucket List”

Your Life Is Poetry #NPM17

  I am pretty excited that it is April 1 and that is no joke! Let the games begin, or more accurately, let the poetry flow. Because if you are a poet, a wanna-be-poet, a writer who wants to work their writerly  muscles in new ways, or someone who loves poetry, this is a magicalContinue reading “Your Life Is Poetry #NPM17”

I Want To Fly Away

  It’s National Poetry Month! As a poet (well words sort of tumble out of me and dance around in my head anyway) and a Journal Keeper, I offer you my first poem this month…in honor of all poets great and small. I believe poetry is for the common folks, like me…not just the literaryContinue reading “I Want To Fly Away”

I Am More

Happy National Poetry Month! I am happy to say that I have  finally linked all of the poems shared on this blog in one place- You can find them by hovering over the Writing {is} Life tab or clicking HERE. Tonight I am joining with fellow poets at dVerse Poets Pub and sharing a fresh from theContinue reading “I Am More”