Tag: poeting

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…


Here is the third thought-provoking piece by Mike Filce, our guest poet for the month of May. We just don’t know, where all this confidence — where these small victories over perceived obstacles and foes, over fabricated challenges — will take us, but we…

Sons and Daughters

Our guest poet Mike Filce brings us a piece this week about a poignant parenting perspective. Sons and daughters A daughter caring, nurturing, nothing to please to serve, even her brother – who has already learned that he’s the type girls will want to…

They Say

Our guest poet for the month of May is Mike Filce, who shares with us his special brand of contemplative free verse. They Say They say many things of life’s regrets of the readiness to die before one’s time yet that can only be…

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…

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: Poems of the Week!

Poems of the week, featuring tsundoku.deviantart.com and #microprompt!

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!