Improve Prose with Poetry

Improve Prose with PoetryImprove Prose with PoetryMary Oliver, former poet laureate, died in January 2019. From my perspective, she wrote some of the most insightful and beautiful poetry I’ve ever read. Here’s a link …

Poetry and the Printed Page

In the past year, I’ve edited and formatted a few books of poetry. Poetry isn’t only a set of words, it’s sounds and how it appears when the reader scans it.

That’s when the problem begins.

Most poets I know write on a native Word document, which is set to 8.5 x 11 inches unless …