There is an incredible Lyft driver name Tro'juan Henderson, and he's known for much more than the Lyfts he provides his community. Not only has he given over 800 rides, but he also takes the stories of his passengers and creates cool spoken word poetry from them. His #TalesFromTheLyft on Twitter and Facebook have gone viral, creating a form of art that everyone can partake in.
How is your writing going for National Poetry Writing Month? Have you met your weekly or daily goals? If you are a bit behind, fear not; you can catch up quickly in a few different ways. For starters, you can do a quick haiku or diamante for each day that you’ve missed. This will catch you up in no time!
Sure, you may already be writing a poem a day for National Poetry Writing Month, but have you considered celebrating in other ways? At Poets.org, you can find 30 cool ways to celebrate the month, from championing your favorite poet to petitioning for poet stamps! While some of these seem a bit far-fetched, most are fun ways to enjoy poetry all month long.
Welcome to National Poetry Writing Month, AKA NaPoWriMo! It’s a great time to enjoy poetry and challenge yourself to write a new poem every day of the month, even if it’s short and you think it’s no good. Feeling behind? It’s only been a few days! Write two a day and you’ll be caught up in no time.