Tag Archives: Poetry

Tool For Tuesday: Be a Poet. Give Yourself Poetic License.

In school you learn how to write: subject, verb, ending, period. The girl went to school. But if you are a poet, you’re given license to mess things up a bit. To school went the girl. Give yourself permission to … Continue reading

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Writing From The Heart: Here’s Your Chance To Sell Your Stuff

I’m a big fan of Danielle LaPorte and I’m happy to announce she’s starting a new magazine full of inspiration and insights. If you are twitching to write, here’s your chance…She’s calling for submissions for the first issue of Danielle, … Continue reading

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Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate: When I Hear a Word, I Want to Turn it Inside Out.

“When I was walking out of the White House and across the lawn,” said Robert Pinsky, three-time U.S. Poet Laureate, at an informal gathering of about 50 people for the U.S. Embassy’s Distinguished American Speaker program at the home of Deputy Chief … Continue reading

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Quora Question: What Do You Do When Someone You Love is Depressed Or Sad?

Found on Quora – a question and answer site, this question: What do you do when someone you love is depressed or sad? There is nothing we can do but be quiet. Listen. But there are 12 Things You can … Continue reading

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Tool for Tuesday: As Carl Bass Says, Don’t Swerve the Bus

On Sunday a friend sent me this link to an article in The New York Times about one of our friends from Cornell . During college, Carl – that’s his name, Carl Bass – could be seen walking around snowy, … Continue reading

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Writing In Appreciation Of Our Own Lives

I’m happy to announce the winners of last week’s writing contest in which I asked you to set a timer and give yourself five minutes to write down everything you love about your life right at this moment, right now. … Continue reading

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