Engaging with Place-Based Poetry: Reading, Writing, and Reciting
What is inspiring about the place where you call home? Is it the natural world, the history, maybe a little of both, or something else altogether?
Poetry can connect us to ourselves, our community, and our home. It can offer its readers and writers unique ways to access and express thoughts and feelings. There are so many different ways to create and interact with poetry. For some simple poetry writing ideas, you can look through some examples of the many types of poems or check out the poem below, written by REACH staff members, for some inspiration. To take your poetry to another level, to explore spoken word poetry, or to meet some local poets, check out these resources: