On Reacquainting Yourself with Washing by Hand If you don’t pay attention when you press the cloth into the teapot’s mouth a soft stream will push through the spout and soak all the things you laid out on the counter
The exchange is reminiscent of the way cinema imagines prisoners in the yard asking, “What are you in for?” Replace stenciled orange jumpsuits with bulky thermal coveralls and knit beanies, and move the conversation indoors to a burned-out shell of a living room where yellow police tape is laced around a floor lamp and upholstered […]
How will you know your editor loves you? She tells you to do push-ups. And you do them.
It’s been a little while since I posted any of my little poems from the Every Day Poems Facebook prompts. Here’s a sampling from the last couple of months. New, polished, clean– and still it is a chain (featured in Every Day Poems) He lacked […]
I knew I was in trouble as soon as I walked into the classroom, late on the first day, and saw only two other students and the professor. It was 1985, my junior year, and the spring of my self-importance. The sound of the Mississippi River lapping at her banks across the bridge from campus […]
The research phase of creating a new infographic design can be both maddening and delightful. In the case of this latest addition to our poetry infographics collection at Tweetspeak, I not only had to study up on the poetic form known as the pantoum (the maddening part, because I’m not much for form poetry), but I […]
The question we sought to answer: Can a website be a contemplative space? We concluded that yes, it can. We hope you’ll agree. Laura Brown is quietly carving out a place to share her thoughtful and insightful writing. You can find her work at Art House America, Curator Magazine, Fieldnotes Magazine, among other venues, and she has […]
We just finished Megan Willome’s new site design this week. Take a look.