Poet's Nook

Poet’s Nook

Along with Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman (1819 – 1892), is considered one of the architects of a uniquely American poetic voice. His patriotic classic “I Hear America Singing” is considered […]

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Cuts for Confidence

He looked me square in the eyes, leaned towards me, and in his smiling southern voice said, “All I have is today. All I’ve had was yesterday.” I had only […]

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Food For Thought

We All Scream for Ice Cream!

The long wait is finally over – July is National Ice Cream Month. All those sweet happenings between last Thanksgiving and Christmas are now distant memories. Summer’s here, it’s HOT, […]

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Poet's Nook

Poet’s Nook

June – Marathon & Summer’s Best June is filled with poem writing and reading occasions; new moon, poetry marathon, Father’s……Wait, back up. The 2024 Poetry Marathon? What’s that? It’s an annual online […]

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Poet's Nook

Poet’s Nook

Memorial Day Salute They’ve fought in all of Earth’s terrains –  in deserts, jungles, snow and rain. They answered the call unselfishly: “protect our homeland, keep us free!” Some tours […]

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All About the Arts

As many teachers, students, and parents wrap up another school year, the Foothills Writers Guild has been revving up for its busiest part of the year by getting more intentionally […]

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Poet's Nook

Poet’s Nook Celebrates National Poetry Month

Let’s celebrate National Poetry Month by enjoying three of poetry’s many forms by enjoying original work by three local poets with different amounts of time studying the craft. Each poet […]

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Finding Gold

“What can I do with those old letters Grandma and Grandpa wrote during WWII?” “I love reading poems; I’d write some, but I have no idea where or how to […]

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Poet's Nook

Poet’s Nook – April

By Jay Wright – Foothills Writers Guild Let’s celebrate National Poetry Month by enjoying three of poetry’s many forms by enjoying original work by three local poets with different amounts […]

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Biz Beat

Book Release: Quiet Escapes: Poems for Perspective

One of our contributors, Jay Wright of Anderson, has a new poetry collection: Quiet Escapes: Poems for Perspective. A U.S. Naval Air Force veteran, he and his wife, Anne, live on […]

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