Mo on NaPoWriMo

Apparently NaPoWriMo has not one but two logos?  Which one do you prefer?  I like this one by Maureen. It has an exquisite corpse quality to it that appeals to me. For the month of April, I’ve decided to give this poem-a-day challenge a try.  Instead of posting the poems here, however, I’m going the… Continue reading Mo on NaPoWriMo

NaPoWriMo 2007

Every poet knows that April is the cruelest month and that fact alone makes it the perfect time for National Poetry Writing Month or NaPoWriMo 2007.  This year there’s even a logo for it. All that is required of you, dear poet, is one poem a day.  Are you in?

Visualize This

If you have always wanted to see your ideas quivering before you like a constellation of stars, you might enjoy the visual thesaurus.  Type a word into the box at the top of the page.  The website produces what they call a "ThinkMap" charting that word and all the associated meanings.  The target audience, as… Continue reading Visualize This

SnowGlyphs by Geof Huth

Visual poet Geof Huth is always creating amazing things that I never really imagined possible.  Check out his poems in the snow at Unlikely 2.0. And if you ever end up in Schenectady, New York, on a snowy day, pay close attention to everything you see.

Born Yesterday

A new issue of Born Magazine is up. Each edition of Born features collaborations of poets, web designers, and composers.  A good one to start with is Another Evening Reminiscing by Jan Weissmiller and Matt Krygowski.

The 1000 Journals Project

The  1000 Journals Project is an ongoing  experiment (can experiments be ongoing?) in which  random collaborators make books together.   I’ve been keeping journals for years and go to this website for instant inspiration.  It’s wonderful.

Soft Architecture

I’m just learning about Canadian poet Lisa Robertson through Ron Silliman’s blog.  Here’s the first few paragraphs of her manifesto, Soft Architecture: The worn cotton sheets of our little beds had the blurred texture  of silk crepe and when we lay between them in the evening we’d rub, rhythmically, one foot against the soothing folds… Continue reading Soft Architecture

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Write More Poems

Want to write a poem a day this month with a company of strangers? Shanna explains how it works on her blog. (If you start tonight you will have only missed one day!)

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Where to Share

If you are an alterer of books, here’s a blog spot where you can share your favorite pages.  (Example = Changing of the Guard 33, Dan Waber & Meghan Scott)