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COMMUNITY NEWS ǀ Her Heart Beats Again in 2018

Welcome to 2018 at Her Heart Poetry! The year is off to a flying start and we have made some changes.  So, what’s new in 2018? Our People The team at Her Heart Poetry is growing. Over the course of the next two weeks we will be introducing our team. We are sure that you will love the inspirational work that they will be doing over the coming year! We are always looking for volunteer staff, so please email us if you might be interested. The Poets Canvas Do you want to be published? This is your chance. Read more here. The Annual This year we will be holding our second inaugural micropoetry competition and anthology. This competition gives entrants the opportunity to win a cash prize, and gain publication in a digital and hardcopy anthology. You can read all about it here. The competition opens on 1 February, 2018. You’ll…

COMMUNITY NEWS ǀ Her Heart Beats Again

Welcome to 2017 at Her Heart Poetry! The year is off to a flying start and we have made some changes.  So, what’s new in 2017? Our People The team at Her Heart Poetry is growing. Although Rayna does her best to be Super-Mama and Super-Woman, it was time for her to bring some extra hands on board and we are pleased to welcome Kelvin, Jonathan and Yaz into the mix. You can meet the team here. We are always looking for volunteer staff, so please take a look at our Careers page or email us if you might be interested. The Annual This year we are launching our inaugural micropoetry competition and anthology. This competition gives entrants the opportunity to win a cash prize, and gain publication in a digital and hardcopy anthology. You can read all about it here. The competition opens on 1 February, 2017. Articles, Articles…

One Day to Go!

Would you like to share your voice with the world? Have a piece of poetry inside that is waiting to be created? Do you want to add to your poetry reputation and credentials? Tomorrow we are going to take the next big step into the world of poetry, and we want you on the journey with us!  Check back in tomorrow for our big announcement.

Two Days to Go!

What does 60 pages and original ink mean? How does this relate to an Instagram Word Master? Where does your voice fit into this picture? In two days time all will be revealed with our BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! We cannot wait to share it with you.

Three Days to Go!

Do you love to write micropoetry? Do you have a new, or unique perspective? Want to share your voice with the world? Then you need to hear our news.  In just three days we are going to be making a very big announcement and we want you there when we do!

The Final Countdown

The final countdown to 2017 has begun and we have started our own countdown to our big announcement!  We cannot wait to share this with you and know that it is only possible because of the thousands of creatives who have joined Her Heart and make it such a warm and caring space for poets and writers from all over the world.  Our words know no boundaries and we are proud that we have members on every continent. In 2017 expect to see our team grow, our community grow and our capacity grow as we branch out into publishing our very first anthology. Stay tuned, our big announcement is going to happen on Sunday, January 15th, and we know that you will be just as excited as we are! From January 5th we also begin The Writers Corner for January and February, with the theme: The Best of Me.  The works…

Happy Holidays from Her Heart

The year is drawing to a close and with it comes a time to reflect on what we have achieved. Her Heart has gone from strength to strength and our community has over 10,000 members who are writing, reading and enjoying poetry each and every day. It has been our privilege to share the work of the thousands of creatives who contribute to our safe, supportive and caring community, both on Instagram and here in our online magazine. Next year expect to see our team grow, our community grow and our capacity grow as we branch out into publishing our very first anthology. Stay tuned, we have some big announcements coming in January 2017, and we know that you will be just as excited as we are! We are also fortunate that we will get to start the year off with the amazing works that shaped us in 2016, with…

COMMUNITY NEWS ǀ A Resting Heart

The team at Her Heart Poetry will be taking some down time over the holiday season to soak up the sun and relax with family.  During this time here will be limited posts to Instagram and the magazine. Our regular prompts will also be taking a break until the new year. Please keep using the hashtag #herheartpoetry so that we can continue to post your work over this time. We will be back in full swing from 16 January 2017 and will be making a BIG announcement to start the new year. You won’t want to miss it!

Stories to Sip ǀ Learning to Bloom: The Transition from Healing to Thriving

by Guest Blogger, Ashley Adams ǀ @a.n.adams “Ashley Adams, that sounds like the name of a writer.”  Those nine words in one casual sentence were all I needed. Ashley Adams, that sounds like the name of a writer. Little did my father-in-law know that I had been writing off and on for the past fifteen years. I had kept a secret collection of my writing filled with my pain, hopes and dreams that I had shared with only a couple individuals throughout my life. I knew there was a whole world inside of me that contained depths, which I had only dove into when the shallowness of this world grew too tiresome. It was my secret universe, but it felt wrong to have it in a way. I thought others would view it as selfish and/or childish so I kept it hidden. Then there came three years of my life where I…