Cherry blossoms against a blue sky

Eight ways to celebrate National Poetry Month virtually

Spring has come to Columbia, Maryland, and we should all be out enjoying the warmer weather, soaking in the beautiful blossoms that have sprung up around the region, and enjoying the many live events that were scheduled to mark National Poetry Month. Instead, we’re staying inside, maybe going for a safely distant walk every now […]

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Poetry Panic

It’s April. National Poetry Month. First a confession: until recently, my limited exposure to poetry dated back to high school, where we focused on the classics —Walt Whitman, Robert Frost, Shakespeare. Back then I even tried my own hand at writing poetry. What came forth was the typical angst-ridden teenage rants and love schemes with […]

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