Thorns – A Poetry Prompt

Thorns – A Poetry Prompt

  This month’s Poetry Prompt explores the idea of thorns.   Abraham Lincoln once said, “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.”   Hope is Like a Harebell by Christina Rossetti (1830-1894)...
Introducing Poetry Co-Coordinators

Introducing Poetry Co-Coordinators

INTRODUCING CHRONIC JOY’S NEW POETRY COORDINATORS     We are excited to introduce our brand new Chronic Joy Poetry Coordinators, Karin Fendick and Megan Willome! Join us in welcoming them to the Chronic Joy family.   Phyllis Klein wrote, “…poetry...
May – Poetry Prompt

May – Poetry Prompt

POETRY IS AGELESS There is no age before which you must begin. Poetry is ageless, timeless, and open to all. Langston Hughes published his first major work at age 19, Emily Bronte at 29, Virginia Woolf at 33, Maya Angelou at 41, and Emily Dickinson was first published...
A Harvest of Grains – A Poetry Prompt

A Harvest of Grains – A Poetry Prompt

Welcome! We’re delighted you’re here and excited to embark on this journey of creative exploration through the joys and challenges of living with chronic physical and/or mental illness through the lens of poetry. This idea has danced at the edges of my heart for more...

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