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Inspired to write a Golden Shovel Poem

‘Start Close In’, a poem by poet and author, David Whyte, was an inspiration please watch and hear him recite it, it is beautiful “The poet lives and writes at the frontier between deep internal experience and the revelations of the outer world. There is no going back once this frontier has been reached; aContinue reading “Inspired to write a Golden Shovel Poem”


Golden Shovel Poetry

Golden shovel poetry takes a word in sequence from each line of an existing poem (or part of an existing poem) and uses them as the last word of each line in a new poem. The first golden shovel poem was created by poet Terrance Hayes. Hayes’s poem is entitled “The Golden Shovel,” which isContinue reading “Golden Shovel Poetry”