Day 25: Inspiration from Amiri Baraka (National Poetry Month)

We made it to the last Monday of National Poetry Month! Day 25’s inspiration comes from the irrevocable Amiri Baraka: Today’s Quote “Poems are bullshit unless they are teeth or trees or lemons piled on a step.” Amiri Baraka This quote comes from his work, “Black Art.” You can listen to the performance below: “Black Art” Performance by Amiri Baraka Books by Amiri Baraka Poem … Continue reading Day 25: Inspiration from Amiri Baraka (National Poetry Month)

Day 24: Featured Typewriter Poetry (National Poetry Month)

Here’s Day Twenty-Four of National Poetry Month! Need inspiration? Read through the fresh batch of typewriter poetry below, or visit the Daily Inspiration post to read a quote from Kurt Vonnegut and a variety of other writers speaking candidly about writing poetry. Inspirational Writing Quote Today’s inspiration comes from Kurt Vonnegut: View this post on Instagram typewriterpoetry.com 💚 Day 24, Poem 24: "To practice any … Continue reading Day 24: Featured Typewriter Poetry (National Poetry Month)

Day 23: Featured Typewriter Poetry (National Poetry Month)

We’ve arrived at Day Twenty-Three of National Poetry Month! Need some last minute inspiration? Read through the fresh batch of typewriter poetry below, or visit the Daily Inspiration post to read a quote from T.S. Eliot and a variety of other writers speaking candidly about writing poetry. Inspirational Writing Quote Today’s inspiration comes from T.S. Eliot: View this post on Instagram typewriterpoetry.com ❤️ Day 23, … Continue reading Day 23: Featured Typewriter Poetry (National Poetry Month)

Day 18: Inspiration From Jean Cocteau (National Poetry Month)

Today’s quote is brought to you by the wonderfully eccentric Jean Cocteau. Jean Cocteau Today’s Quote “Poetry is indispensable–if only I knew what for.” Jean Cocteau Poem A Day the Typewriter Poetry edition All of April, we’re sharing Typewriter Poetry made by poets around the world for National Poetry Month. If you’d like to be featured, submit your typewritten poem-a-day by tagging #typewriterpoetry & @typewriterpoetry … Continue reading Day 18: Inspiration From Jean Cocteau (National Poetry Month)

Day 15: Inspiration from W. Somerset Maugham (National Poetry Month)

Today’s quote is brought to you by a fantastic and dedicated writer, W. Somerset Maugham. W. Somerset Maugham Today’s Quote “The crown of literature is poetry.” W. Somerset Maugham Poem A Day the Typewriter Poetry edition All of April, we’re sharing Typewriter Poetry made by poets around the world for National Poetry Month. If you’d like to be featured, submit your typewritten poem-a-day by tagging … Continue reading Day 15: Inspiration from W. Somerset Maugham (National Poetry Month)

Day 14: Featured Typewriter Poetry (National Poetry Month)

A Poem A Day The Typewriter Poetry Edition It’s Day Fourteen of National Poetry Month, which means we’re just about halfway there. Share what you wrote! If you’re still looking for inspiration, check out the fresh batch of typewriter poetry, or visit the Daily Inspiration post to read a quote from Yukio Mishima and a variety of other writers speaking candidly about writing poetry. Want … Continue reading Day 14: Featured Typewriter Poetry (National Poetry Month)

Day 14: Inspiration from Yukio Mishima (National Poetry Month)

Today’s quote is brought to you by one of my artistic and literary heroes, the incredible Yukio Mishima. Yukio Mishima Here’s an excerpt from his film, Patriotism (The Criterion Collection) (or, the Rite of Love and Death). It’s his only film, but it’s a wonderful painting worthy in its own right as cinematic and expressive. This scene is not for the faint of heart; it … Continue reading Day 14: Inspiration from Yukio Mishima (National Poetry Month)

Day 13: Featured Typewriter Poetry (National Poetry Month)

A Poem A Day The Typewriter Poetry Edition Closing out Day Thirteen of National Poetry Month. Were you inspired to write, today? There’s still time to get a poem done! For inspiration, check out this fresh batch of typewriter poetry, or visit the Daily Inspiration post to read a quote from Sylvia Plath and a variety of other writers speaking candidly about writing poetry. Want … Continue reading Day 13: Featured Typewriter Poetry (National Poetry Month)