It all started with painting a room sky blue. I was shocked. My electric bill was cut almost in half. Who knew.
A long hallway with what seems like secret doors at the end leads into a storied world. If you ever visit Ossining, NY, you might want to experience the amazement that is Melita’s.
“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.
A surprising poem about sustainable practice, as experienced small-scale in the home garden.
Today’s writing prompt is based on the poem Turning Earth care, as it turns out, is really about self-care and other-care. What we design today impacts how we live tomorrow. For better or for worse, it even impacts far into upcoming generations. In “Turning,” a shortcut today becomes an injury tomorrow. Says the poet, “I’m […]
Immolation As the horizon looms, flips over to present an endless span of waves, I give up, surrender. My fate’s the fate of falling. I guess I hoped for recognition, that when I pushed my arms into the hostile sun he would look up and see my face, the frame of limb so like his […]
Today’s writing prompt is based on the poem Resort One philosophical standpoint about our environment is that we are simply part of it, and all that we build is basically like the things that all other species build; they are constructed according to our species’ knowledge, our latest technologies and stylistic preferences, and our needs […]
Today’s poetry writing prompt is based on the poem Find. Focusing on a single natural item or two was (and still is) the simple basis for a longstanding genre of poetry: haiku. Imagine that! A whole genre that relies on attentiveness to our natural surroundings. The haiku understands that it doesn’t “take much” to start […]