From a conversation overhead, without context, at the Cantab bar. Start your poem with the following line:
“I’m no Mary Oliver, but–”
Erase this line when you are finished.
In honor of the need for more poems for fast-approaching National Poetry Month (note: that’s April, and it’s never more than 11 months away), bartender Adam Stone offers two tips this week:
1. What’s in the back of your mind? The question, concept, or person that’s been bothering you? Get it on the page.