Nature Leads to Poetry

Ecotherapy reminded me of my childhood, where I was used to fields and red barns. I don’t think that life is simpler than an urban one. Yet it is closer to nature and with less manufactured things around you. It is healthier and if you strive to be one, it does help you to be a poet.

Poetry is Not Intimidating

On July 13th and 20th, I am facilitating a poetry workshop in Winneconne, WI. Its sponsored by the Museum of Writing Instruments and they have this interesting idea of combining poetry with calligraphy. The person in charge emailed me this: "A few people at the calligraphy session were wondering if you'll give them a subject … Continue reading Poetry is Not Intimidating

Its Lakefly (Writers) Season

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