Posts Tagged ‘Rattle’

Hi friends,


the poem from a few days ago about the Voyager 2 leaving our heliosphere, “By the Numbers,” was accepted last night by Rattle.com for their series Poets Respond, poems about the news. Here is a link to the text and audio!


By the Numbers, Rattle

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I love the practice of Ekphrasis–the art of writing poems for other works of art. One of my favorite poetry journals, Rattle, has a monthly Ekphrastic Challenge, in which they invite poets to write poems for a piece of art, which the editors select. This month, one of my poems was selected by the editor, Tim Green. You can find the poem and the artwork by Samantha Gee here . Want to try your own hand at an Ekphrastic poem? It’s fun! You can find the monthly challenge here .



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… that’s what I was thinking about when I saw a painting by Meghan Tutolo as part of Rattle’s Ekphrastic Challenge … today it was featured on the Rattle site, the poem Divining. Wishing all of you beauty in these hours at the edge of our darkest days …

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