Tag Archives: Poetry

Fictional Felines for World Cat Day

Yesterday was International Cat Day and since I am a lifelong cat lover, I couldn’t let the day go by without penning a few thoughts on the special relationship that cats have with books and literature. But where to start? … Continue reading

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Poets at Work

So I had a blast yesterday participating in Take Your Poet to Work Day and I hope you did too. Not only did I get to hang with Sylvia Plath, Langston Hughes, and T. S. Eliot at the office but … Continue reading

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Happy Take Your Poet to Work Day!!

It’s Take Your Poet to Work Day and my poets and I are almost ready to head out to the office!  I’ve spent the morning trying to make some sort of “Quoth the Raven” / sales quote pun but I … Continue reading

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Take Your Poet to Work Day Giveaway!

It’s that time of year again! Take Your Poet to Work Day is coming up on Wednesday, July 16th  and your favorite poets are hopping off your bookshelf and invading your office! Last year, I was working from home on … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday William Shakespeare

Celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday with a piece of handmade jewelry inspired by Shakespeare sonnets and plays, including Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing, and Romeo and Juliet.

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Eating Poetry or Chicken Soup for the Art Journalist Soul

I don’t know if it is the same for anyone else, the more I read, the more I create art and see art, and think about art, something happens to the way I think and how I see things as … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Maya Angelou

Happy birthday to writer, poet, activist, and national treasure, Dr. Maya Angelou. I haven’t always loved poetry the way I do today. I wasn’t exposed to much of it until recently and most of my reading focused on books and … Continue reading

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Poem – A – Day: Never Give All the Heart by W. B. Yeats

Today’s poem comes from my literary soul mate, William Butler Yeats. While I am sure  that Mr. Yeats will be making more than one appearance here during National Poetry Month, the wistful melancholy of this poem really appealed to me … Continue reading

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Poem – A – Day: Blue Butterfly Day by Robert Frost

Welcome to April and National Poetry Month! This time yesterday morning, it was snowing hard. Big fluffy snowflakes as big as my thumb were fulling the sky and erasing any hint of color outside my window. But today is the … Continue reading

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Happy World Poetry Day!

Top Row: John Keats Love Letter Charm Necklace, W. B. Yeats Poetry Pendant 2nd Row: Shakespeare Sonnet Adjustable Statement Ring, How Do I Love Thee? Adjustable Statement Ring, Emily Dickinson Love Poem Necklace, 3rd Row: e. e. cummings poetry pendant, … Continue reading

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