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Blog, Emily Dickinson, Family Poems, Thanksgiving Poems

Thanksgiving Poem: Emily Dickinson’s 814 (One Day is there of the Series)

0 Comments 27 November 2014

Thanksgiving, it seems, is at much an act of memory as of the present moment, a time of reflection. At least to hear Emily Dickinson tell it.

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Blog, Mischief Café, Recipes

Mischief Cafe: Colorado Springs School, CO

6 Comments 26 November 2014

The Mischief Cafe makes a stop to the Colorado Springs School. Poetry, elusive tea, and cinnamon bread prevail after a snowy trip through Vale.

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Blog, Literary Tour

Bonneville Salt Flats and Salt Lake Park, Utah

3 Comments 26 November 2014

Optical illusion or the curvature or the earth? Take a look at the beauty of Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats.

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book reviews, Books, Classic Poetry, Poems, poetry, Poets

The Fierce Convictions of Hannah More

6 Comments 25 November 2014

"She may be the most famous person I never heard of." Karen Swallow Prior's biography of Hannah More, "Fierce Convictions," brings a life back into the knowledge it deserves.

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Green Leaf Book of Middles

A Book of Middles, Blog, Fiction

A Book of Middles: Silver Dream

16 Comments 24 November 2014

What does a "middle" look like in a story? Or, how do you perhaps begin a story "in medias res"? The Book of Middles explores these questions and more.

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Growth Rings

Blog, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, Whittles & Wood Poems, writing prompts

Whittles and Wood Poetry Prompt: Growth Rings

13 Comments 24 November 2014

Growth rings are the well-kept journal in the life of a tree. Join us for our Whittles and Wood poetry prompt and write a poem — the glimpse of a year.

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Poetry for Life Blue Umbrellas

Blog, Poetry for Life

Poetry for Life: The 5 Vital Approaches

10 Comments 22 November 2014

In a recent article at The Huffington Post, I highlighted 5 vital approaches for furthering "poetry for life." Now Tweetspeak is taking it a step beyond.

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Beat Poets, Blog, Literary Tour

Literary Tour: The Beat Museum, North Beach, San Francisco

3 Comments 21 November 2014

Discover Kerouac, Ginsberg and more with a visit to the Beat Museum in San Francisco's North Beach.

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Trouble Coffee Yosemite sign

Blog, love poems, Mischief Café, Sestina

Mischief Cafe: San Francisco and Trouble Coffee

11 Comments 20 November 2014

From mind-reading cat ears, to Trouble Coffee in two locations, the San Francisco Mischief Café is full of adjustments.

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Art, Expressions, Literary Tour

Amazing San Francisco Street Art. What’s Your Expression?

10 Comments 20 November 2014

Walk with us through the streets of San Francisco. See the amazing street art. And choose your expression.

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Dandelion in Fall Mischief Cafe

Blog, Mischief Café

Mischief Cafe: Seattle, Washington

23 Comments 19 November 2014

The 11-day Mischief Cafe tour begins, and the defining quality will be surprise (with plenty of hilarity to go along with it).

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Blog, poetry, Top Ten Poetic Tweets, Twitter poetry

Twitter Poems: Top Ten Poetic Tweets

3 Comments 19 November 2014

Looking for poetry on Twitter? We've made it easy for you, with this roundup of the best Twitter poems we've seen in the past few weeks.

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Billy Collins, Dog Poems, Funny Poems, Poems, poetry, Poets

An Evening with Billy Collins

16 Comments 18 November 2014

Poet Billy Collins read from his new volume, "Aimless Love," in St. Louis County, Missouri on Nov. 1; more than 800 people came for an intimate evening.

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Blog, Photo Play, Photography prompts, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, Whittles & Wood Poems, writing prompts

Whittles and Wood Prompt: Photo Play 2

40 Comments 17 November 2014

Join us for a walk in the woods and a little leaf-peeping. Explore the Photo Play contributions from our community & share your poetry with us.

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Muir Woods literary tour

Blog, Literary Tour

Literary Tours: Muir Woods National Monument, San Francisco

7 Comments 14 November 2014

In today's literary tour, hike the Muir Woods National Monument in northern California with Dolly Lee.

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Blog, poetry and business, Poetry at Work, Poetry at Work Day

Get Your Free Official 2015 Poetry at Work Day Poster

4 Comments 13 November 2014

This year's official Poetry at Work Day poster, suitable for hanging in your workplace (or framing in your kitchen, which may even be your workplace), is now available.

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Blog, Interviews, poetry teaching resources

Everyone Has Imagination: Interview with Colorado Poet Laureate Joseph Hutchison (Part 3)

2 Comments 12 November 2014

Colorado Poet Laureate Joseph Hutchison doesn't want poets to make a living writing poetry. Find out why in Maureen Doallas's final interview segment.

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article, book reviews, Poems, poetry, Poets, war poems

The World War I Poets in the War

0 Comments 11 November 2014

Max Egremont's "Some Desperate Glory" combines history, biography and poetry to describe the World War I that the war poets experienced.

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Blog, Photo Play, Photography prompts, Themed Writing Projects, Whittles & Wood Poems, writing prompts

Whittles and Wood: Photo Play and Prompt

36 Comments 10 November 2014

The grand flourish of Autumn trees signal the final act before winter's arrival. Join us for Photo Play as we capture the dramatic stagecraft of nature.

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Office of Poetry Grievances

Blog, poetry, poetry teaching resources

The Office of Poetry Grievances

17 Comments 07 November 2014

Do you have a grievance to file against poetry? Charity Singleton Craig is staffing the Office of Poetry Grievances today.

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the ballad

Americana Poems, Blog, Music, Music Poems, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, writing prompts

The Ballad: Poetry Prompt and Playlist

27 Comments

Our new playlist and poetry prompt pays homage to the timeless ballad. Listen along to our inspired tunes and let it bring out your inner troubadour.

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