Eating a pomegranate before its time reminds us, as this poem says, that “appetite has a season.”
The Lake Isle of Innisfree I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made; Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honey-bee, And live alone in the bee-loud glade. And I shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping […]
“Biophilic design can reduce stress, improve cognitive function and creativity, improve our well-being and expedite healing” – Try this poetry prompt about nature’s healing ways.
Today’s writing prompt is based on the poem At the end of the Sound Today’s poem explores natural beauty and raises the twin issues of abundance and an unstoppable response to it. Write a poem about some aspect of our natural, constructed, or processed surroundings that is so beautiful you never want to stop experiencing […]
At the end of the Sound, where the pines have been pushed back by an unrelenting salt wind, you will find that jingle-shell beach— where little cups of pearly lemon peach stretch out endlessly. Put your hands to them and you will not know where to stop. […]
Night Stars over snow, And in the west a planet Swinging below a star— Look for a lovely thing and you will find it, It is not far— It will never be far. —Sara Teasdale, featured in The Joy of Poetry
Today’s writing prompt is based on the poem Night In the poem “Night,” Sara Teasdale urges us to “look for a lovely thing and you will find it.” Teasdale looked and she found “stars over snow,” as well as “in the west a planet/swinging below a star.” When we begin a deeper journey into earth […]
Here at Poetic Earth Month, we seek to stir wonder in the heart, to inspire earth care. See if this “Sirens” video doesn’t stir wonder in you.