“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 breakdown challenge.
Now that we know what we know about climate breakdown, can we learn something from the deer? Try answering with a poem!
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 […]
Today’s writing prompt is based on the poem Do the shells Today’s poem considers the deep-downness of things. What is retained within something, even when it is removed from its ordinary setting or becomes broken? Write a poem that explores some kind of deep-downness, whether it be in stardust or melting icebergs or even some […]
“Do the shells still hear the sea…” asks this poem about loss, memory, and being.
From the preserved lemons and sesame crackers to the Walla Walla sweet onions, this poem about neighborliness inspires us to hospitality through food.
Today’s writing prompt is based on the poem Awaiting Arrival Food is the center of hospitality in today’s poem, even though there is no particular guest expected on the horizon. Each improbable visit is anticipated even “after all these years of nothing coming down the road.” Like many of us, the people in the poem […]
Ready for a little creative writing exercise? Try out this gratitude poetry prompt, based on the poem “The earth’s economy.”
A walk to a small secret place becomes a chance to climb—literally and metaphorically.
What happens when one woman decides to sit with the squirrels, in a year-long experiment posed by Merkel’s book on simplicity? It all starts in the woods.