Posts by Megan Willome

Megan Willome

Megan Willome

Chronic Joy® Contributing Writer

Megan Willome is an editor at TS Poetry Press as well as the author of The Joy of Poetry and a new picture book of poems written for children, Rainbow Crow. Her day is incomplete without poetry, tea, and a walk in the dark.

Good-Better-Best • Poetry Prompt

Michael would sometimes lead a drill called Good-Better-Best, where participants give Good work for a specific period of time, then Better for a shorter period, then their Best for a brief spurt, maybe for only 10 seconds. I'll never know what those bursts felt like to him on his bad days. He smiled through it.

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Michael Walter - I can’t think of anyone who so lived a life of Chronic Joy." Megan Willome • Chronic-Joy.org

Poetry Journaling • A Way to Remember

Right around Thanksgiving, I make a big pot of tea and reread all the poems in my journal. Inevitably, it ends up being a commentary on the year itself. I’ve been following this practice since 2002, and believe me, the poems say more than I could in a thousand pages of journaling.

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Poetry Journaling • A Way to Remember

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