recess is a quarterly place for poets to play.
for ten days, we meet in google docs to share poems and appreciation of them.
I'm Cate Root, and I'm a poet in New Orleans who has never completed a 30-day writing challenge. I started hosting 10-day creative spaces in March 2023 for poets to visit and contribute to on whatever schedule works for them. It's a no-rules-about-no-lurking, no-accountability-for-word-counts kind of space. If someone joins the challenge, writes one poem, and that's it, I think it's great. What I care about is people having a space to share drafts, a "reason" to write a poem, if they want to.
You're invited to join us.