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Archive for Poem Writing and Poem Finding

Words from ‘The Messenger’ (A Video Post)

Taking inspiration from Mary Oliver’s poem ‘The Messenger’. A short video post.

You Don’t Need a Book to Start Enjoying Poetry

How to start finding, reading and enjoying poems without needing to buy a book of poetry.

How to Find Poems, or Let Poems Find You

Learning from an experiment in creating a ‘found’ poem, with words found in newspapers and magazines.

Live So the Poems Can Find You

Reflections on how to approach daily life with an open mind and openness to wonder, living so the poems can find you.

A Prescription for Poetry: How Writing Keeps Us Well

Prose poem singing the praises of poem writing to keep us well, to keep us sane