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Poetry: Literary Feast in Small Bites
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Poetry: Literary Feast in Small Bites

by Lindsay Swoboda

Poetry is the perfect companion for readers struggling to find the commitment and capacity for lengthy reading. It is a calming, accessible, and digestible choice. Readers can sample poetry in a mere seventeen syllables or feast on an anthology.¬†Poets have a special way of making meaning from the mundane and inspiring mindfulness. Poets Kelsi Folsom and Nicole Gulotta have both pursued reading and writing poetry as a grounding practice and offer suggestions for timeless literary nourishment. […]

Lasting Poetry
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Lasting Poetry

In our February subscriber exclusive, we interviewed children’s author Kimberly Johnson. One of her lasting inspirations is her grandmother’s recitation of poetry. In honor of April’s National Poetry Month, we want to know how poetry has influenced your life. Is there a poem you’ve read many times? A line or two you recite for inspiration? Do you write poetry? Here’s what our readers shared. […]