DO stay focused. Don’t waste your energy on ultimately unimportant issues such as social media likes, comments, and so on. It is nice to be noticed, but don’t let it rule your writing life.
So you all have heard that chestnut about poetry being for the ear... Well, I'm going to take that a step further. As someone who hates his voice, and hates reading his work in public even more, this may be a trial by fire for me. Maybe you'll agree?
I'm reading Robert Pinsky's poetry writing guide called Singing School, in which he recommends the following idea...
Spring 2013 contributor, Josh Medsker, graces us with a new and interesting prompt.