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An audiovisual nature poem in English and Spanish from artist Amy Bobeda.
Susan DiPronio’s audio poem encapsulates feelings of COVID ennui and the harm mankind has done to the world.
WTP poet Nathan McClain speaks with poetry editor Sara London on fatherhood as inspiration, writing political poems, and his work at Hampshire College.
Contributing Editor, Joyce Peseroff reviews this latest anthology of New York Women Poets thematically organized by the story of Eve.
“It’s always been my sanctuary. Ever since I was very, very young I’ve retreated into the written word.”
“I tell myself to live writing!” Sara London speaks with Lee Briccetti, executive director of Poets House in New York City, on stylistic choices in her work, events from Poets House, her inspiration, and more.
The Poet’s Pulse
Imagined Lives in Poetry
Mary Gilliland discusses her poems, which “speak in or of lives…not literally lived, lives that come to life in [her] imagination.”
An Ekphrastic Exercise
A simple ekphrastic poetry prompt from Robert B. Shaw, with an example from another WTP writer Susan Tepper.