Category Archives: Poetry

Songs that Tell Stories

  I have always been a sucker for a good ballad. From the time I was a little girl, this was my favorite sort of song, and I could listen to a good story song over and over. From Bobby … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: Found Object Poetry

When I was in the theater, I ran across a unit for creating characters by taking found objects and listing characteristics of the object to build aspects of your character. For example: This fern might be characterized as vulnerable delicate … Continue reading

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Newly Resolved…

I was reading Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered today, and one of the things that fellow Austinite Austin Kleon emphasizes is that you should keep the audience engaged with the work and show your process … Continue reading

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The Austin International Poetry Festival 2014

Wow. Simply wow. I am a writer of many things, but at heart, I am a poet. Any chance to share poetry is a chance to share my soul. And, with April being National Poetry Month, there is nothing like … Continue reading

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