Fellow #Wordle players, see what you make of this one.
What a fun quote: “If you tell people you’re a poet, people think you’re off your rocker,” she said. At certain points in her life, “it felt like telling someone I was a witch or something.”
#OtD 7 May 1974, hundreds of East African Asian women at Imperial Typewriters in Leicester, England were on unofficial strike against pay and differential conditions to white workers. Despite lasting ‘til August, the strike was unsuccessful
Even when somebody is not shouting about their loss, they may still be experiencing #grief. Over time, the bereaved gain proficiency in walking wounded.
#hybridpublishing can be a predatory field. The Writers' Guild of Great Britain is putting their foot down and calling for an end to this practice.
Apparently, it's 'Poem In Your Pocket Day'.
This has been my #PocketPoem for a number of years.
What's yours? :)
This may seem like a trivial thing, but please re-consider using the word 'refugees' when you're coming over from other sites. It's easy to not put much thought into our words, but for a lot of people here, 'refugee' carries a really heavy implication that's being diminished seeing it used for people switching social media sites.
The fediverse at large - not just .art - is a very diverse place full of beautiful people trying to look out for each other in a caring environment. Let's be kind <3
Over the various lockdowns, I had the privilege of doing online workshops with the #poet #DavidWhyte - he introduced me to the work of Antonio Machado, and then I discovered this song, based on one of Machado's poems.
'Pathmaker, there is no path. You make the path by walking.'
A new species of extremely smol frog has been discovered. They are enchanting.
@deyang Great pic! Love a good stepping stones image, even though they can be tricky to walk on when you have a balance problem. :)
I am very proud of this essay. It took me three years to find a home for it, but I think it was worth it.