January 22, 2018 By Heather Eure 4 Comments
In Greek mythology, Persephone was snatched from the world she knew and taken to the underworld to become the wife of Hades. Come tunnel your way to the underworld with us, in poetry.
January 19, 2018 By Callie Feyen 8 Comments
Literacy specialist Callie Feyen says the best way to help children write is first to listen.
January 18, 2018 By LW Lindquist 11 Comments
The smile is like social chocolate. Join us for this week’s book club discussion of Dacher Keltner’s Born to Be Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life.
January 17, 2018 By Sandra Heska King 7 Comments
Sandra Heska King has all the adventure—and alligators—she could ever want right in her own backyard, in the Everglades.
January 16, 2018 By Glynn Young 4 Comments
“Almost Entirely” by Jennifer Wallace contains 73 poems that look deeply at what makes us human, and what is within us that keeps reaching for the divine.
January 15, 2018 By Heather Eure 29 Comments
Love, water, bridges, time: it’s a great poetic tradition to put these elements together. Join us, explore some sample poems, and create your own bridge of love with poetry.
January 12, 2018 By LW Lindquist 8 Comments
We celebrated Poetry at Work this week in libraries, theatres, coffee shops, and government offices. We celebrated on ships, in the street, and probably even on the moon.
January 11, 2018 By Megan Willome 8 Comments
How do we survive the coldest days of winter? With a blackbird! Join us as we read Tomie dePaola’s “Days of the Blackbird” with Megan Willome as our guide.
January 10, 2018 By LW Lindquist 10 Comments
In our first Born To Be Good book club discussion, Dacher Keltner introduces the jen ratio, a means of measuring the “millisecond manifestations of human goodness.”
January 9, 2018 By Glynn Young 23 Comments
Today is Poetry at Work Day 2018. Most poets have day jobs, because poetry isn’t that lucrative a profession. But poetry is inherent in all work.
January 8, 2018 By Heather Eure 8 Comments
“Form It” is a poetry prompt that focuses on exploring our topic through form poetry. The prompt includes recommendations for each form’s best use! This time, we’re going to “form” a tunnel. 🙂
January 5, 2018 By Megan Willome 21 Comments
Did your New Year’s resolutions include reading more? Join Megan Willome as she recounts her December wild reads and share your December pages.
January 4, 2018 By LW Lindquist 3 Comments
Share our 2018 Poetry at Work Day Infographic with your coworkers and get ready to celebrate on January 9. They’ll thank you come performance review time.
January 2, 2018 By Glynn Young 7 Comments
The 54 poems of “What Will Soon Take Place” by Tania Runyan are inspired by an unexpected source — the Book of Revelation in the Bible.
January 1, 2018 By Heather Eure 32 Comments
This week’s poetry prompt asks you to guide the path of travelers and become Bridges & Tunnels. Join us, animate yourself into a soaring bridge or a passage—and create poetry.
December 22, 2017 By tspoetry 6 Comments
We send our best wishes to you for the season and the year to come with Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s “Holidays.”
December 21, 2017 By Megan Willome 13 Comments
By Hand is a monthly prompt that focuses on freeing our words by using our hands. This month, we’re exploring decorating with Megan Willome as our guide.
December 20, 2017 By LW Lindquist 9 Comments
Join us for our upcoming book club where we’ll be discussing Dacher Keltner’s Born to Be Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life, and the way that positive emotions define our humanity and contribute to the common good.