Catching Fireflies

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A Further Quest for Rhyme and Meter


As Poetry Month comes to a close once again, I wanted to share some lovely blogs that I have discovered and some sites and books to help you if you decide you want to try your hand at writing some poetry.

For inspiration, check out these blogs!

The Secret Life of Sahara
Long Live the Martyr
Sign of the Rose
Coffee with Noor
Poet’s Corner
Erika Moss Gordon
Red Dragonfly
Kelly’s Wandering Mind
Yaersson Writing
Annie’s Poetry Blog
Moondust Writer

and of course, my guests from earlier this month – Bee Halton and Tokoni Uti.

If you are looking to try your hand at poetry, you might like the following books:

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Writing Poetry
Ordinary Genius
Writing the Life Poetic
The Poet’s Companion
The Poetry Handbook
The Practice of Poetry
Writing Poetry From the Inside Out

And these sites:

The Poetry Foundation
All Poetry
Academy of American Poets


  1. Thank you very much for mentioning my blog in your post. I appreciate it very much.

    • Thank you for sharing your words with the world!!

  2. Perfect timing, I’m going to check some of these out. Thanks and blessings of all things beautiful and creative 🙂 H xxx

  3. thanks for the blog mention! you’ve got a nice site here!

    • Thanks for sharing your corner of the universe with us!

  4. morgaine620

    Thanks 🙂

    • You’re welcome!! 🙂

      • morgaine620


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