Digging into the Heart of Writing

For the past three days, I have been watching men in my driveway dig deeper and deeper into the earth.  It has something to do with an underground power line that has been defunct for a better part of a year.  The problem in getting the line fixed is that it’s buried below more than four feet […]

Found Poems, From Your Own Material?

The wisdom of the Academy of American Poets website defines a found poem as “poems [that] take existing texts and refashion them, reorder them, and present them as poems. The literary equivalent of a collage, found poetry is often made from newspaper articles, street signs, graffiti, speeches, letters, or even other poems.” The Academy continues […]