Category Archives: poetry

Jim Ciletti and the Writer’s Journal

I had a wonderful two days at Author Fest of the Rockies. I learned so much and was able to make some great connections. I’ll be posting on the seminars over the next few weeks so bear with me. Day … Continue reading

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On Fire

Right now I’m in the midst of a lot of projects. I am being considered for a scholarship to two separate conferences, I am going to a poetry conference next weekend, I have just started my independent study in creative … Continue reading

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Writing Begins With the Breath

I’m trying to get through Writing Begins With the Breath by Laraine Herring before school starts. I know I was supposed to read Spunk & Bite but I was kind of bored by it. I’ll go back to it soon, … Continue reading

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A Little Pick Me Up

Things have been very stressful lately and I’ve been writing but not enough. I emailed my mentor, Dr. Becky Thompson, and she sent me a great poetry exercise she did at a recent conference. You take “Poem” by William Carlos … Continue reading

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Poetry While You Wait

Great news, I am being included in the Poetry While You Wait book (PWYW). It is a project of the Pikes Peak Poet Laureate. The books will placed in places that people wait such as doctor’s offices or the post … Continue reading

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Margaret Randall

I was fortunate enough to attend a poetry reading at UCCS last night in honor of International Women’s Day. The presenting poet was Margaret Randall. Prior to the event, I had never heard of her. Her poetry is very powerful, … Continue reading

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Increase Your Literary Vocabulary

Have you ever run across a poem or other work that addresses an inanimate object? We see this a lot with more flowery poets. Oh moon! Oh stars! Oh freedom! This is addressing a personified thing rhetorically which is also … Continue reading

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Episode 2: Jabberwocky

Here’s the latest episode fromThe Writerly Habit Audiobook Podcast. Click this link to check it out:Episode 2: Jabberwocky Remember, the podcasts are available for download on iTunes.

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