How Poetry Has Made a Difference in My Life

As I have probably mentioned before, I have a complicated relationship (or history, anyway) with poetry. But, over the last few weeks, I have gained a greater appreciation for how poetry has made a difference in my life. It has been therapeutic. I first noticed this a couple of years ago, while going through divorce, especially [...]

Running on empty (a poem)

The January 14th prompt in The Daily Poet, by Kelli Russell Agodon and Martha Silano, is to write a poem that consists of one run-on sentence—commas okay, but no colons or semi-colons. I hate run-on sentences, but I figured I'd give this one a shot. I ended up, more or less, with a prose poem. I don’t like [...]