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Attention Vermont Poets: Call For Submissions

Submit to PoemTown St. Johnsbury by February 28, 2018 for a chance to have your poetry displayed around St. Johnsbury, VT during National Poetry Month! Poets are invited to submit one or two original poems on the theme “Witness.” Poems must be submitted to Catamount Arts by midnight on February 28, 2018 and must conform … Continue reading

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Writing Prompts, Etc. | How to Take Advantage of the Rest of #NationalPoetryMonth #NPM16

“A poem…begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. It is a reaching-out toward expression; an effort to find fulfillment. A complete poem is one where an emotion finds the thought and the thought finds the words.”
-Robert Frost Continue reading

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Writing Prompt: Earth Week 2012

Happy Earth Week, everyone! In tribute to our amazing planet, why not direct your creative energies in writing an “earth” poem?  Consider the seasons, vegetation, animals.  Write about the changes and transformations that accompany sunrise/sunset, the thaw of winter to spring… Mythological stories are fantastic sources for finding inspiration.  There are many origin and creation … Continue reading