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POETRY PROMPT | Never Stop Learning

In Inspiration on November 20, 2012 at 11:49 pm

{poem by poem}

Never stop learning. When you wake up in the morning, tell yourself, “I will learn one thing today.” It is food for the imagination and the mind. The role of the poet is to pay attention, learn, and write about it. There are many sources for continual learning, but a fun source that I lean on often is TED talks ( ted.com ). These brief talks are given by thought leaders from around the world and they bring ideas worth spreading. Ted has a category of talks that they call TheCreative Spark. Creativity and imagination are the themes that run through all of these talks and they are worth listening to as a way to engage with other artists, writers, poets, and thinkers with the same needs, fears, and relationship with possibility.

Your Elusive Creative Genius, is a beautifully insightful talk given by Elizabeth Gilbert who explores ancient ways of thinking…

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