Darkness & Light

On Finding the Light in the Dark Places of Your Writing

Image Courtesy Bich Tran

One of my favorite poets is Edward Hirsch, who talks about how poetry has to travel a long way to reach the reader. It’s like a message in a bottle. While we may have an idea of the audience, we don’t know who is going to pick up that bottle, or what the message inside will mean to them. Hirsch says in his fantastic book, How to Read a Poem

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Holly Lyn Walrath

Holly Lyn Walrath

I'm a writer, editor, publisher, and poet. I write about writing. Find me online at www.hlwalrath.com or on Twitter @HollyLynWalrath!