Website of D.S. Chapman - writer and poet. Articles on poetry, writing, and technology.


How I Coded This Website

2020-02-07 - 2 minute read
A little bit about how I coded this website with GatsbyJS.

55 Books: Books as Places

2020-01-04 - 2 minute read
Books are not only physical objects; they take up space and so they are places.

Which Poetic Form is Best?

2019-11-12 - 3 minute read
How to choose which form to use to write a poem.

How to Understand Poetry

2019-06-07 - 2 minute read
A brief attempt to explain how to frame and understand poetry.

Why I Self Published

2019-05-31 - 3 minute read
Why I made the decision to self publish my collection of poetry - Seasons of Thought.

Typesetting Poems with LaTeX

2018-1-30 - 4 minute read
An introduction to typesetting poetry with LaTeX

Son of Cain

2018-06-18 - 2 minute read
Thoughts on Steinbeck's East of Eden and a poem inspired by the story of Cain and Abel.

On Writing Poems Daily

2017-12-23 - 3 minute read
Reflections on the experience of writing a poem every day for a year.
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