We always like to highlight our writers. And since it’s World Poetry Day, we’re here to shout about some of our MWW poets! Check out their books here.
The Magical Spoken Word Poets of Moms Who Write
There is something magical about being able to read your poem to the world the way it appears in your mind. Check out some of our favorite spoken word poets!
A tribute of sonnets to Shakespeare by Moms Who Write
Happy Birthday, Shakespeare! Known for his spectacular sonnets, the Moms Who Write admin team thought it only fitting to honor him with our own.
Important Terms Every Poet Should Know, Part 3: Poetic Form
Knowing the terms to identify and describe poetic form will help you communicate about poetry more clearly, including your own. Here are a few important ones.
Important Terms Every Poet Should Know: Poetry and Prose
Over the month of April, we’ll be posting a lot about poetry here on the blog, including this series on Important Terms Every Poet Should Know. We’re going to start our conversation by defining two of the most important words of the genre: Poetry and Prose.
National Poetry Day Roundup: Why we love these poets
Yesterday was National Poetry Day! Yes, we are a day late. No one ever said poets were prompt. To celebrate, the Admin Team rounded up a batch of poets from our Facebook group to show off their craft.
Writer Mom Limericks by Moms Who Write
We had a blast creating a bunch of limericks yesterday! It’s St. Patrick’s Day and we’re feeling silly and poetic. Plus, who doesn’t love a good limerick?
‘Killing Ghosts’- You don’t have to be haunted forever.
Reading the Foreward to Allie Gravitt’s Killing Ghosts was all it took to know I needed to own this book: There comes a time when you have to kill your ghosts, but in order to do that you have to face them. You have to look at the ugly parts of yourself and your world….
The Challenges of Writing A Poetry Book
Writing a poetry book is not as glamorous as I anticipated it to be. I’ve been writing poetry for decades, verses jotted down when emotions run too high. Poetry comes to me in fits of rage, holes of depression, fleeting moments of lust, times of loss, sorrow, self-reflection. Most of the time, inspiration comes during…