THE POET BY DAY

Daily Archives: August 5, 2018

“I think it pisses God off when you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.” The character Shug Avery in The Color Purple by Alice Walker CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS Opportunity Knocks THE BLACK WARRIOR REVIEW  (BRW) “is named for the river that borders the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Established in 1974 by graduate students in the MFA Program in Creative Writing, BWR is the oldest… Read More

THERE’S JOY IN READING POETRY TO OR WITH CHILDREN: It’s an activity that facilitates the developement of language and creative writing skills, helps children with their reading abilities, enhances cognitive and emotional and social development. It provides children with a lifelong love, a livelong source of joy, inspiration and comfort. / J.D. AN INVITATION TO READ POETRY TO CHILDREN FROM MICHAEL ROTHENBERG, COFOUNDER OF 100,000 Thousand Poets (and friends) for Change Dear… Read More