Boo!

Happy Halloween, Friends! I so love the whimsical and fantastical and spooky spirit of Halloween, as well as the idea of connecting with spirits of our dearly departed. I also love writing Halloween-themed poems each year. This is my 2022 Halloween poem, inspired by my late father, who used to say that he would beContinue reading “Boo!”

Dealing with a lot!

Dear Friends, I have had some absolutely exciting opportunities and achievements pop up lately! But this also stirs up all sorts of difficult feelings as well, like fear of failure and sadness over time lost and stress. Our brains are so funny! So I wrote a few poems today about all of this. This oneContinue reading “Dealing with a lot!”

2 Years Ago: A soul illuminated by a class

Dear Friends, Two years ago, I wrote my first real class assignment! It was for Modern & Contemporary American Poetry (ModPo), a course on Coursera taught by U Penn. It so lit up my life, and opened up my world to the power and art of poetry. The professor, Al Filreis, was so welcoming ofContinue reading “2 Years Ago: A soul illuminated by a class”

I Dwell in Possibility & Poetry

Friends! It is time for my favorite course to start again! I took Modern & Contemporary American Poetry on Coursera with U Penn last year, and it changed my life. It was my first chance to learn in a real course, and it introduced me to my appreciation of poetry and to an amazing community.Continue reading “I Dwell in Possibility & Poetry”

Peace and Poetry 2 of 2

Hi again friends! Here are two more of my peace poems and my blurb about peace! Please scroll to see all of the featured works! I am Danny Kentaro Whitty. I am full of hopes and visions for a more just and peaceful world. As a minimally- and unreliably-speaking autistic, I share these hopes andContinue reading “Peace and Poetry 2 of 2”

Peace and Poetry 1 of 2

Hi Friends! One of my poems is shared in this series by Art of Autism on peace! Also a quote (with my middle name misspelled) on what autistics can say about peace. Please take a look at all the featured works and then scroll down to see my poem! Sirens to symphony by Danny WhittySoundsContinue reading “Peace and Poetry 1 of 2”