CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Megan Willome

Megan Willome

Chronic Joy® Poetry Coordinator

Megan is a contributing writer for Wacoan magazine in Waco, Texas, the Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post, and Magnolia Journal. She is also an editor at T.S. Poetry Press and the author of The Joy of PoetryShe lives in the Texas Hill Country, where she writes and edits from home. Links to her work can be found at her website, meganwillome.com and Twitter. Megan's day is incomplete without poetry and tea.

The Whole Psalm • Poetry Prompt

THE PSALMS ... A FULL ITINERARY    “The Bible's okay until you start reading the psalms and then it really wigs out.” Rich Mullins In August’s prompt, Poetry for Illness, I mentioned that I love the Psalms. Since then I came across this video from Theopolois Institute about praying (and...

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The Whole Psalm

Poetry for Illness

Poetry has Words for the Un-Wordable When I got the news that my friend was facing a serious cancer diagnosis—the kind that comes with a grim prognosis—I knew better than to send her a get well card. I told her I loved her and that I would pray a Psalm for her every day. (We both love the...

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What would you say, in a poem, to a friend facing a serious diagnosis? ~ Megan Willome

The Joy of Poetry: How to Keep, Save & Make Your Life with Poems

Megan Willome

Part memoir, part humorous and poignant defense of poetry, this is a book that shows you what it is to live a life with poems at your side. Megan's story is one you won't want to put down; meanwhile, her uncanny ability to reveal the why's and how's of poetry keeps calling—to even the biggest poetry doubter. If you already enjoy poetry, her story and her wisdom and her ways will invite you to go deeper, with novel ideas on how to engage with poems.

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