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Fifty Ways to Love Your Mother

11 Comments 30 January 2015

Not sure how to love your Mother for Valentine's Day? Check out these ways with words. From the poignant to the hilarious.

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Love Poems: Roses Are Red

73 Comments 29 January 2015

With Valentine's Day approaching, discover the history of the "Roses are red" poem and reimagine it with us—maybe even as a sestina—in our new Roses are Red Poetry Prompt.

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Become a Better Writer: I Am Not a Robot

32 Comments 28 January 2015

In this look at automation in creative work, Charity Singleton Craig ponders how being like a robot can help you become a better writer, and whether she should plan a career shift toward being personal assistant to a robot.

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Poets and Poems: David Harsent and “Fire Songs”

11 Comments 27 January 2015

"Fire Songs" by David Harsent, winner of the 2014 T.S. Eliot Prize for best poetry collection in the U.K., is poetry at its most stunning and arresting.

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Congratulations and Writing Opportunity: Makes You Mom

10 Comments 26 January 2015

A new website that could be a writing opportunity. You have a mom, right? There might be something you could write at Makes You Mom.

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Cookie of Good Fortune

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Poetry Prompt: Cookie of Good Fortune

44 Comments 26 January 2015

We think every cookie is full of good luck. Especially when they're chocolate chip! Join our poetry prompt & bake up your own cookie of good fortune.

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The Poet is In: Let’s Talk Sentimental Poetry

109 Comments 23 January 2015

You wanted to know what makes for sentimental poetry. We're here to answer that question and raise a few questions of our own.

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Top 10 ‘Dip into Poetry’ Lines

1 Comment 22 January 2015

We've been taking a daily "dip into poetry" sharing over Every Day Poems on TWitter. Come discover the power of a single line.

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Losing Yourself: Rebecca Solnit’s ‘A Field Guide to Getting Lost’

25 Comments 21 January 2015

In 'A Field Guide to Getting Lost', Rebecca Solnit considers not only the virtue of losing oneself, but the necessity of it.

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Poets and Poems: Hugo Williams and “I Knew the Bride”

11 Comments 20 January 2015

British poet Hugo Williams has written a painful and beautiful collection of poems with "I Knew the Bride." These are poems with the immediacy of mortality.

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Bread, Pastries, and Pies

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Bread, Pastries, & Pies: Photo Play 2

35 Comments 19 January 2015

Explore the Photo Play 2 contributions from our community. Share your made-from-scratch poem inspired by all the different Bread, Pastries, & Pies you see.

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Every Day Ideas: Poem Pinups

2 Comments 16 January 2015

Now, when you share pictures of your Every Day Poem pinups, we'll save them for possible inclusion in a special "Every Day Ideas" ebook in 2015.

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Top Ten Favorites from Poetry at Work Day 2015

8 Comments 15 January 2015

As our third annual celebration of Poetry at Work Day concludes, we give you our top ten highlights, 47 tweets at a time.

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Mark the Mammoth Poetry at Work Day

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Mark the Mammoth Celebrates Poetry at Work Day

7 Comments 14 January 2015

We'll have a full wrap-up of our 2015 Poetry at Work Day celebration tomorrow, but today, enjoy the poems of Mark the Mammoth.

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Today is Poetry at Work Day!

19 Comments 13 January 2015

Today is Poetry at Work Day, and Tweetspeak Poetry, and its co-sponsors Slice Magazine and Scratch Magazine, invite you to celebrate the day with us.

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Writing Workshop: On Being a Writer

16 Comments 12 January 2015

A writing workshop that will help you develop a satisfying, lasting writing life. Learn from two great editors who've developed successful long-term careers.

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Bread, Pastries, & Pies

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Photo Play: Bread, Pastries, and Pies

46 Comments 12 January 2015

Food photography can be poetry for the eyes, especially when its Bread, Pastries, & Pies. Join us as we pass around the baked goods. It's Photo Play time!

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The Poet is In: Ask Us Anything About Poetry!

140 Comments 09 January 2015

You've got poetry questions. We've got award-winning poets and poetry reviewers. Ask us anything about poetry! The Poet is in, ready to answer.

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Twitter Poems: Top Ten Poetic Tweets

2 Comments 08 January 2015

Looking for poetry on Twitter? Look no further than our latest Top Ten Poetic Tweets, featuring some of the best Twitter poems we've seen lately.

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Literary Tour: Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln NE

12 Comments 07 January 2015

Take a literary tour of Lincoln's Sheldon Museum of Art, from the giant head on the steps to giant torn pages in the breeze and everything in between.

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Wood and Whittles

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Whittles & Wood: Poetry Prompt and Playlist

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We've searched far & wide to find just the right songs for you in our latest poetry prompt & playlist. Listen along & sharpen your poetic carving skills.

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