What Poetry Changes

A favorite writing spot: VMFA

For the second year, I’ve agreed to organize Richmond’s 100 Thousand Poets for Change. As of this writing, venues in 700 cities and 110 countries, in such far away places as Cairo Egypt, Port Au Prince Haiti, and Ulanbaataar Mongolia, are participating Continue reading

Creativity Tools – 14 Essential Signposts

During college, my modern dance teacher Carmen Beuchat continually challenged my comfort level. In class, she’d urge me to reach toward the horizon of my limits. Straighter torso, she’d say. Hip closer to a classmate’s. More energy. I squirmed. Continue reading