A Family Haggadah for a Christian Passover

Easter In The Time of Quarantine This is the strangest of Holy Weeks. My family and I spent Palm Sunday watching a live-stream service in our jammies, baking *terrible* communion bread, and playing Bible trivia on the tv.  Holy-Week-in-the-time-of-Coronavirus demands a new rhythm, and it imparts a strange kind of spiritual loneliness.  I sense it… Read More

Carolina Clay: A Collection of Poems on Love and Loss

  In her debut collection of poetry, Laura Kauffman explores the space between love and loss.   Compelled by the death of her grandmother, Kauffman embarks on a journey of discovery that leads her through the themes of history and heritage, age and dementia, and – ultimately – hope and healing. Beginning in the dirt, Kauffman… Read More

Typeset Poetry: Words for Your Wall

with artist Emily McQueen  It Is Well 8×10 Poetry by Laura Kauffman and watercolor painting by Emily McQueen. Hand painted on 300 lb watercolor paper and typed on a 1920’s Underwood typewriter. Packed in a cello bag and shipped flat in a durable cardboard mailer.  Available to order here.

RESOURCE: A Poetry Writing Practice for Students (free)

In just a few hours, I get to talk with 30 girls about writing poetry.  So this day is pretty much a win.  The American Heritage Girls group needs their “writer badge,” so I get to share some poems and talk about how great it is to play with words.