Make This Poem Better: “Ursa Major Wakes in January”

Make This Poem Better: "Ursa Major Wakes in January"

It’s back! Last June, I posted a draft of “The Lime-and-Tequila Love Song” as a revision exercise. The idea was to see what different poets would do with a single rough draft … and to give you an exercise in creativity and voice. I was really excited about the response, so we’re back for another round. Like … Read more…

Make This Poem Better: “The Lime-and-Tequila Love Song”

Poem: The Lime and Tequila Love Song

Let’s do a little experiment. I’ll present you a poem — one of my 100 Themes poems, to be exact — in unpolished form. You take that draft, rewrite it according to your own style and creative fancies, and post it below (in the comments). Sounds a little awkward, perhaps, but bear with me. What … Read more…