1 hr 56 min

ep. 79 - Alison Townsend Rattlecast

    • Arts

Alison Townsend is the author of two award-winning books of poetry, The Blue Dress and Persephone in America, and a volume of prose, The Persistence of Rivers: An Essay on Moving Water. Her poem "Pantoum from the Window of the Room Where I Write" won the 2020 Rattle Poetry Prize. Professor Emerita of English at the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater, she lives in the country outside Madison.

Find her books here:
https://www.amazon.com/Alison-Townsend/e/B001JS5MN2/

As always, we'll also include live open lines for responses to our weekly prompt or any other poems you'd like to share. For details on how to participate, either via Skype or by phone, go to: https://www.rattle.com/rattlecast/

This Week's Prompt:
Onomatopoeia is a figure of speech in which a word, when spoken, imitates the sound it describes; tick-tock, clang, or splash are examples of onomatopoeia. Write a poem that include one or more onomatopoeic words.

Next Week’s Prompt:
Write a poem about a chance encounter with a stranger.

The Rattlecast livestreams on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Periscope, then becomes an audio podcast.

Alison Townsend is the author of two award-winning books of poetry, The Blue Dress and Persephone in America, and a volume of prose, The Persistence of Rivers: An Essay on Moving Water. Her poem "Pantoum from the Window of the Room Where I Write" won the 2020 Rattle Poetry Prize. Professor Emerita of English at the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater, she lives in the country outside Madison.

Find her books here:
https://www.amazon.com/Alison-Townsend/e/B001JS5MN2/

As always, we'll also include live open lines for responses to our weekly prompt or any other poems you'd like to share. For details on how to participate, either via Skype or by phone, go to: https://www.rattle.com/rattlecast/

This Week's Prompt:
Onomatopoeia is a figure of speech in which a word, when spoken, imitates the sound it describes; tick-tock, clang, or splash are examples of onomatopoeia. Write a poem that include one or more onomatopoeic words.

Next Week’s Prompt:
Write a poem about a chance encounter with a stranger.

The Rattlecast livestreams on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Periscope, then becomes an audio podcast.

1 hr 56 min

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