The Fiddlehead Blog: 10 Rules for Submitting

The Fiddlehead Blog: 10 Rules for Submitting: If you missed the deadline for The Fiddlehead’s 21st Annual Literary Contest , fret not! The Fiddlehead accepts submissions year-round so i…

Carry Your Burden

Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall.  Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day.  Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, till the sun goes down.  And this is all life really means.  Robert Louis Stevenson I have a lot of work to do this week and I woke up… Continue reading Carry Your Burden

How to start a poem

Poets are good listeners. They find moments, experiences and images and write poems from what others might perceive as silence. Often poetry exposes the ugliness and the beauty of our world reminding us what we might have forgotten or what we never would have noticed. Poetry can spark political discussion, protest a wrong, affect change,… Continue reading How to start a poem