You can be tough and still like poetry. Because it does not need to be gentle.
Writing helps our brain think of things in new ways. It helps us edit out the name calling before we interact with others.
Call for poems for the poetry walk in downtown Oshkosh. Submit by February 28th Oshkosh Public Library is getting ready for National Poetry Month. Students of all ages can submit poetry for display at the Oshkosh Public Library
Whenever I have a new project, I begin by writing. That was when I made the connection to something I have been exploring for a long time. The essential skills to having a good life. One of those is writing.
The Lakefly Writers Conference is my favorite weekend of the year. A few years ago, members of the Oshkosh Area Writers Club (which includes me) was given the challenge of creating a conference for writers. With the support of the Oshkosh Public Library and the partnership with the Wisconsin Writers Association, we were able to … Continue reading Its Lakefly (Writers) Season
oetry is especially relevant for writers. I believe that even if you are writing nonfiction, a short story or a novel, there is a poem rolling around in your psyche lighting up the words to use like a pinball machine. So my message to the writers is this:
It is in reworking our images and word choice, that we are poets
The person that was me six months ago was carefree by comparison.
I wanted to write a poem about what Oshkosh has given me. Gratitude is always important.
In this life we have to claim the life we want. Writing it out gives a clearer picture.