I often feel that my poems could be more “poetic” if I abandon what I want to say and just let the words perform jazz.
https://www.listennotes.com/listen/thomas-cannons-podcast-playlist-g7uhwyAHIWO/podcasts/embed/?sort_type=recent_added_first I was lucky enough to been on Timber Smith's podcast "The Kosh" He talks about all the facets of living in and around Oshkosh. This was an opportunity for me to talk about my role as the Poet Laureate of Oshkosh, the writing community and The Lakefly Writers Conference. I would love for you … Continue reading The Kosh Podcast
Just keep writing until you have expressed yourself and got out somethings you only knew subconsciously. However, then reducing the free writing into a poem distills everything into something manageable.
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.
I wanted to write a poem about what Oshkosh has given me. Gratitude is always important.
I am honored to hold the title Poet Laureate of Oshkosh. However, I know the role was not created to celebrate my poetry, but to foster poetry in Oshkosh. I read poetry and I write poetry. But I never really tried to celebrate it. So this role has helped me to examine the value of … Continue reading Writers Impact Now
. True poetry begins in taking away words and rearranging the remaining ones.
we write poems to encapsulate something we want to remember.