Celebrating Poetry, All Month Long

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
April is National Poetry Month, and we love each day’s flurry of new posts tagged #nationalpoetrymonth in the WordPress.com Reader and across the internet. WordPressers are busy in the #napowrimo tag as well, participating in NaPoWriMo, Maureen Thorson’s annual project that encourages and challenges poets to write a poem a day in…

Rx: Writing as Medicine

Originally posted on The Daily Post:
There are days when life just feels hard, and even simple, day-to-day tasks weigh me down. Case in point: this morning, making breakfast for my household felt like a Sisyphean task. Instead of being punished by the Greek gods to infinitely fulfill the futile task of rolling a boulder…

Quick Tip: Pair Up for a Peer Audit

Originally posted on The Daily Post:
Blogging is an ongoing adventure; we keep tweaking our sites and what we publish as we develop a community and learn more about what we like in a blog design (and more about how to use our blogging platform of choice). Blogs should shift and grow as you do, but you also…

Street Photography: Seven Photos

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
It’s no secret that I love to pore through the street photography tag in the WordPress.com Reader and share images that catch my attention. Join me on another trip around the world as seen through the eyes (and lenses!) of these seven skilled photographers. This arresting image of…