2017’s Poetry at Work Day left a few blanks to fill in, but also offered asteroid-mission limericks and a neurological rage against the dying of the light.
We announce our upcoming book club, reading together the poems of Juan Gelman’s Dark Times Filled With Light, taking to heart his encouragement to “find room in one another, humans.”
Our discussion of The Art of Stillness concludes with the suggestion to find a “second house in the week,” a pause in our busy world of movement and connection.
When going on a great chicken chase, it might be useful to know these 10 things you didn’t know about chickens. Get the scoop from this amusing Life Notes edition!
The thought of being alone can feel daunting if for no other reason, because we are not, really. When we are alone, we are still with ourselves. Our book club discussion of The Art of Stillness continues.
We begin our book club discussion of Pico Iyer’s The Art of Stillness with the most simple and yet most difficult thing silence might ask of us: be still.
Join us on a trip to Nowhere in our new book club discussion of Pico Iyer’s The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere beginning December 7.
Our new infographic will teach you how to write an acrostic poem and have you writing poetry soup for every meal.
When you wind up in one of those places that feels like it has the makings of a B horror movie, you might as well start telling the story right then. LW Lindquist has an adjuster story reminding us of how storytelling can be a way of understanding.
Our celebration of Random Acts of Poetry Day was full of random poetic expressions popping up everywhere from cupcakes to the courthouse.
It’s Random Acts of Poetry Day, a day devoted to painting poetry in the public square. Share some poetry with your world (and make it better).
Have you tried our 5-day poetry prompt mini-series? We’re featuring 10 of our favorite community contributions based on prompts from How to Write a Poem.
Get ready for next week’s Poetry on Two Sides of the Pond with fun shareable graphics to celebrate Britain’s National Poetry Day and our Random Acts of Poetry Day.
Cars mean more than transportation or the sum of their parts. They are image, and they are the memories we make in them. Here are 10 great car and truck poems.
Can a simple question like “What if” be the magic words that open doors and change the world? We wrap up our book club discussion of Kate DiCamillo’s The Magician’s Elephant this week.
The truth is always changing, the fortuneteller says. Perhaps she’s right. Or perhaps more than one thing is true at once. Our discussion of The Magician’s Elephant continues.
In this week’s book club discussion of Kate DiCamillo’s The Magician’s Elephant, we consider the power of names and naming.
We enjoy a daily sharing over Every Day Poems on Twitter, inviting you to dip into poetry with us. Check our our favorite 10 lines from the last few months.