The world of ecopoetry welcomes an inspiring collection. Earth Song brings together diverse voices, past and present, from across the globe.
There’s an abundance of beautiful, free, nutritious food, just outside the door. Step out and see?
In this prompt, we invite you to focus on the details, to find your wonder. Then share your photo or poem with us!
“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 a poetic section of Romeo and Juliet, Come night As humans, though we can sometimes feel separate from our environment, we are, ultimately, a part of it. As some say, we are made of the stuff of stars. Others note that we are water or dust. You could say […]
Today’s writing prompt is based on an excerpt from the poem “Trouble in Paradise” As humans, many of us are deeply touched by visuals and events in the natural world, whether in times of sorrow or joy. Write a poem in which you point to some kind of loss—of something or someone important to you. […]
Today’s writing prompt is based on the poem Hawksbill Crag Write a poem that lends human or godlike aspects and implements to things in our environment. In today’s poem reading, for instance, the poet expresses the surroundings on a hike in god- and human-related metaphors. The timber line is thin as “a pencil streak.” The […]
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 […]
Today’s writing prompt is based on the poem Petit à Petit L’Oiseau Fait Son Nid Even if you’ve never written a sestina before, today might be the day to give it a try. Because of the particular way sestinas repeat end-of-line words, they’re a great form for dealing with something you’re trying to work out […]
“Engaging your senses with something can alter everything you thought you understood,” says photographer and artist Kelle Sauer.
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 […]