Tuesday Morning Poetry

We start Poetry Heals workshops with group poems and poetry games. A favorite game is called “exquisite corpse,” where we start with a first line only. The first person adds one line and folds over the paper so only their line shows. The first person then...

Poetry Heals Turns 3 Years Old

Poetry Heals is turning 3 years old. I am simply humbled. Dozens of people pitched in to help create this thriving nonprofit organization. We have a board of directors and everything! So many have encouraged me, guided me and have now taken ownership of this effort to...

The Stories of Poetry Heals

Poetry Heals had some great stories this week. In this photo, we have a family from Nice, France who wrote poems in French and English. They were visiting friends who live here, and you really can’t tell who is who. We also get to continue our work with troubled...