It’s time to think about what our climate story could look like with a plot twist that involves drawing on our best ideas, our deepest creativity, our longing for connection…
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 […]
Now that we know what we know about climate breakdown, can we learn something from the deer? Try answering with a poem!
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 […]
Often, we get catalogs we never signed up to receive. Or, we get catalogs we used to want and don’t want now. It’s simple to get off their lists—and doing so addresses several climate change game changers.
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 […]
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