The Selected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers: Poets and Poems at Tweetspeak Poetry

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Poets and Poems: Robinson Jeffers and “Selected Poetry”

1 Comment 22 July 2014

Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962) was a significant poet in the 1920s and 1930s, and then forgotten until rediscovered by the environmental movement.

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Portrait of a Shell

Blog, Photo Play, Photography prompts, Poems, poetry, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, Sea Poems, Shell Poems, Themed Writing Projects, writing prompts

PhotoPlay 2: Portrait of a Shell, Sand, and the Sea Poetry Prompt

8 Comments 21 July 2014

We are dipping our toes in the ocean at here at Tweetspeak Poetry. Join us for PhotoPlay 2. Look closely. You might just find a poem tucked inside a shell.

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Literary Tour: Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George at San Francisco’s DeYoung Museum

6 Comments 18 July 2014

The exhibit suggested Georgia O’Keeffe painted to make the intangible, such as her feelings, more tangible.

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Take Your Poet to Work Day: It’s About Access (and Ice Cream)

8 Comments 17 July 2014

At its heart, like the ice cream truck peddling frozen treats on a stick, Take Your Poet to Work Day is about access. Enjoy some highlights from our annual celebration.

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Take Your Poet to Work Day: Callie’s Story

20 Comments 17 July 2014

How did you spend Take Your Poet to Work Day? We want to know. Like this, from Callie Feyen. What a marvelous, ticklish, soul-jazz way to spend the day!

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It’s Take Your Poet to Work Day!

15 Comments 16 July 2014

Today is Take Your Poet to Work Day! Join us and your favorite poets for all the smart fun in workplaces around the world.

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Tweetspeak Poetry the Poetry of World War I

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The Poetry of World War I

10 Comments 15 July 2014

Tim Kendall's anthology "Poetry of the First World War" explains how poetry came to be so connected with "the war to end all wars."

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Portrait of a shell, sand, and sea

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PhotoPlay Prompt: Portrait of a Shell, Sand, and the Sea

31 Comments 14 July 2014

Our senses are heightened by the surrounding wonder of the sea and shore. Feel the sand beneath your feet. It's time for a little PhotoPlay and Prompt.

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Poetry at Work: Sue Spencer

9 Comments 11 July 2014

In my journey into poetry at work, the poet in me wanted to make more of a difference, and the nurse in me realised that would happen best in health care.

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Top Ten Tips for a Summer Staycation

8 Comments 10 July 2014

You deserve a vacation. And we say you should give yourself one. Only don't leave home. Try these ten tips for a great summer staycation. (Post that on your Instagram, baby.)

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Take Your Poet to Work Day: Free Coloring Book

21 Comments 09 July 2014

We're just days away from Take Your Poet to Work Day. Stop in and pick up a free Take Your Poet to Work coloring book to help you and your favorite poet get ready for the big day!

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Take Your Poet to Work: Sylvia Plath

2 Comments 09 July 2014

Just one more week until Take Your Poet to Work Day. Meet our final poet in this year's collection, Sylvia Plath.

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Poets and Poems: Marina Tsvetaeva and “My Poems”

6 Comments 08 July 2014

Russian poet Marina Tsvetaeva (1892-1941) used love as a compass in her poetry, in the face of monumental tragedies she experienced in her country.

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Sand, Shells & Sea Glass: Poetry Prompt and Playlist

54 Comments 07 July 2014

This month, be inspired by Sand, Shells & Sea Glass. Read the Poetry Prompt and listen along. Our new playlist will give you an ocean of sound to write by.

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Memoir Notebook

Memoir Notebook: Double I/Eye

4 Comments 04 July 2014

You’ll attempt in memoir to recall as best you can, but it’s not always possible. One possible avenue of resolving the memory folly is splitting the memoirist in two.

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Reading & Writing Workshops: Tolkien Lord of the Rings

0 Comments 03 July 2014

A Tolkien Workshop focusing on The Lord of the Rings trilogy, that will lead you to the depths (and back!)

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Top Ten Independence Poems

5 Comments 03 July 2014

All of us want a little independence; some of us want a lot. Which is to say that independence isn't only a political thing. Celebrate (or keep reaching) with these 10 great independence poems.

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National Student Poet: Sojourner Ahebee (part 2)

3 Comments 02 July 2014

National Student Poet Sojourner Ahebee talks about the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards and the the role of poetry in preserving memory.

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Christina Rossetti Take Your Poet to Work

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Take Your Poet to Work: Christina Rossetti

3 Comments 02 July 2014

Victorian poet Christina Rossetti is dressed and ready to go to work with you on Take Your Poet to Work Day.

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Wendell Berry Tweetspeak Poetry Poets and Poems

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Poets and Poems: Wendell Berry and “This Day”

9 Comments 01 July 2014

"This Day," Wendell Berry's new collected Sabbath poems, remind us of the wholeness, consistency and beauty of his literary writing.

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Dog Songs

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Dog Songs: Poetry Prompt & Playlist

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We cannot imagine a world without dogs and the joy they bring. Check out our new playlist and poetry prompt. Come sing (or howl) a few Dog Songs with us.

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