a group of people work on a lightbulb as a way of creating creativity in the time of covid-19

Creativity in the Time of COVID-19

Because I hang out with a lot of poets, I’ve learned that constraints can invite creativity. Poets may choose to write in a form, say a Sestina or Villanelle, that has very specific rules about repetition, amount of stanzas, etc. Often this opens up new ideas. The limitations push people to new forms of creativity.