Today’s writing prompt is based on an excerpt of “Neruda’s Memoirs” Whenever we face challenges, we have the privilege of framing them in words—words that express our hopes, our losses, our dreams; words that transform our personal vision or the world’s. These words can become a source of sustenance and discovery, for the sometimes long […]
“Neruda said the closest thing to poetry is a loaf of bread or a ceramic dish or a piece of wood lovingly carved…” Enjoy this poem that will teach you about Neruda and inspire you to try on his style.
“We owe it to each other to share what white tail already know” says this poem that can give us a “together” way forward in the climate change challenge.
Now that we know what we know about climate breakdown, can we learn something from the deer? Try answering with a poem!
A poem that considers our place in figuring things out with climate breakdown—and potentially solving the problem…”If we might figure out why the water waits…”
Write two short poems about some aspect of earth care—the first part where you are responsible for nothing and the second part where you are responsible for everything. Then…
Today’s writing prompt is based on the poem Under Heaven In “Under Heaven,” the poet proposes that “appetite has a season,” and she reminds us that a pomegranate “takes the careful cultivation of months” to come to fullness. Using the specificity and passion of a “true connoisseur,” write a poem about a fruit or vegetable […]
Eating a pomegranate before its time reminds us, as this poem says, that “appetite has a season.”