Poetry or Prose?

Have you ever tried to write prose only to discover the best way to describe an idea is through poetry? For example, consider the children’s nursery rhyme: ‘Ring a Ring o’ Roses’. ‘Ring-a-ring o’ roses, A pocket full of posies, A-tishoo! A-tishoo! We all fall down. Cows in the meadows Eating buttercups A-tishoo! A-tishoo! We…

Which Hat?

Which hat shall I wear today? There's the writer's hat where words are supposed to flow into a stream of sentences. There's the editor's hat where the writer's work is dispassionately viewed and critiqued. There's the reader's hat where the writer reads other writers' work. There's the observer's hat where the writer uses their five…