The Poet

  Poem by Jane Hirshfield, stolen from Kasey Jueds on Twitter. I’d never read it before but it’s so perfect I wanted to share it. For all the poems by all the poets we will never know. Keep writing!

Reading, #Writing, Sharing and what I’m doing about it

I mentioned in a previous post that there’s a thriving poetry community on Twitter. Now there’s a movement, started by Kelli Russell Agodon and Donna Vorreyer , to expand the twitter poetry community into blogging. Some of the poets are reviving their blogs while others who never stopped are joining the “revival”. Like me. A … More Reading, #Writing, Sharing and what I’m doing about it

The Hordes

I’m tired of the knee-jerk uneducated and uniformed opinions splattered all over social media and the resulting mindless group exercise of the modern day witch hunt. Half-baked news spreads like typhoid infested waters with the pressing of Android thumbs and everybody’s an expert. And everybody’s opinion is as self-righteously correct as the texter’s before them … More The Hordes