Category: Joint Posts

The heart is not an empty vessel

This month, we want to hear from you! Take a look at the prompt below. It comes to us courtesy of Poets & Writers. Here is Mindy’s offering. Why don’t you give it a try and send us what you write? We’d love a…

sundew (morning)

This month, we want to hear from you! Take a look at the prompt below. It comes to us courtesy of Poets and Writers. Anne has responded to it this week, and Mindy will have a turn next week. Why don’t you give it…

Spoken Word: Disability in Poetry

Today Friday posts are back! And we’re giving you a nice serving of spoken word on the topic of disability. Mindy brings to us her gift of spoken poems. Her first poem, “Gabriel’s Death,” outlines the heart-wrenching difficulties being a parent of a child with…

Spoken Word: Song Performances!

Mindy’s still finishing up grad school, so today, we’re featuring Robin Heisler! You may remember her from this joint post, where I featured her poem “Try not to vomit.” Today, going along with last week, we’re featuring song performances instead of spoken word. Robin: …

Joint Post: Favorite Song Lyrics!

This month we’re mixing it up and doing favorite song lyrics as a feature. This week’s hits: “That Wasn’t Me” and “Tonya Harding.”

Joint Post: Favorite Poets for December!

Today’s featured guests: John Berryman and Amanda Lovelace!

Joint Post: Spoken Word!

Today’s blog post is about spoken word, and Mindy’s given us a treat: her very own poetry straight out of her new book! This video features her poems “Body of Mind” and “Devotion at Sunset,” which can be found in her book The Latent…

Joint Post: Poems of the Week!

Poems of the week, featuring and #microprompt!

Joint Post: Favorite Poets!

Today Anne & Mindy are talking about their favorite poets! Mindy: Disclaimer: I read little poetry of late, as I am finishing up my Masters degree in the medical field and not with a lot of extra time for reading and writing; however, when…

Joint Post: Q&A!

What is your workspace like? Anne: My workspace is…a disheveled mess. There’s papers everywhere, stuff falling off, a bowl or two of half-eaten breakfast, and somehow, a nice cup for all my pens (even though the ones I use regularly are on the desk itself)….

Joint Post: Spoken Poeting!

Here is a recording of Mindy performing “History of My Fall,” which is pretty awesome, if you ask us! Mindy: I recorded this in the parking lot today before starting work. The poem is best read aloud. I would prefer a more mysterious stage and…

Joint Post: Favorite Poems

Featuring poets Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib and Vivian Faith Prescott!