Personalized Poems and Writing

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Keep Them Talking

“As for literary criticism in general: I have long felt that any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel or a play or a poem is preposterous. He or she is like...

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Do Not Fear the Reader

I met with a young writer a few months ago and he shared an extremely common issue with a lot of young writers. For months he had been almost sick every single time he...

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Travel Does Not a Writer Make

I go to quite a lot of events outside of my career. I love words and writing so it’s always fascinating when someone asks me why I do this on my free time. Why...

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O Captain! ….eh.

O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done, The ship has weather’d every rack, the prize we sought is won, The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting, While...

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Why Old Poetry Is Important

The light of love, the purity of grace, The mind, the Music breathing from her face, [6] The heart whose softness harmonised the whole – And, oh! that eye was in itself a Soul!...

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Poetry in Youth

As a professional writer I often get invited to speak at lectures or in classrooms. These speaking engagements are usually in college because, let’s face it, I’m not amazing with children. They do not...

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Right in the Blocks

This morning I woke up ready to write. My work station was prepared and there was absolutely nothing going on that I was interested in. And that’s where it all went sour – there...

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Can I Get a Subject?

Oh, the subject. It is the bane of some authors and the art of others. Pinning down the perfect subject for a poem, or any piece of writing, can be a flat out pain....

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Welcome to Your Home for Poetry

As the poet Robert Frost once said, “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” For poets, the act of putting pen to paper can result in...