visual inspiration

Aside from the Twitter poems, I've started to use photos that I've taken over the years since I got my iPhone and posting them on Instagram and using them as the starting point for a poem. I look at the image and I put together a piece using the elements found there. Unlike Twitter, Instagram…Read more visual inspiration

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stringing words together

I've been using Twitter as a means for exercising my poetry muscles. I got very interested in the haiku and the western haiku and even read Jane Hirshfield's The Heart of Haiku to properly study the form and found that Twitter's character limit was a great way of forcing my poetry into a frame. It…Read more stringing words together