Thursday, May 21, 2015
Saturday, May 16, 2015
JOSEPHINE DELPHINE HENDERSON HEARD was born the daughter of North Carolina slaves, on October 11, 1861.
Heard received a good education, taught school and married Bishop William Henry Heard, with whom she traveled throughout the world.
She showed great promise in education especially for reading and writing. As a result she was encouraged to pursue poetry and in 1890 published a collection of poems entitled "Morning Glories."
Heard died in the early 1920's.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Thursday, May 7, 2015
WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A TRUE POET? conviction, patience, stillness, attentiveness, intuition, curiosity, experimentation, acquired knowledge, and skills.
1 -READ AND WRITE POETRY
2- CREATE A WORKspace that you want to hurry back to that immediately awakens your creative spirit the moment you enter it; that calls up your own imaginative powers, your seriousness and humor, your wisdom and learning and your vision for the future.
3 - READ AND WRITE POETRY
Soon you will DISCOVER that READING and WRITING POETRY frees not only your poetic impulses but all of your stored up CREATIVE ENERGIES as well.
CONGRATULATIONS BY THE POWERS INVESTED
YOU ARE A POET whose job it is to
PRESERVE POETRY for the next generation BY CREATING POETRY now!