Join us beginning November 1 for a “romp through the physical world” in our upcoming book club on Helen Czerski’s Storm In A Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life.
We celebrated another day of Random Acts of Poetry, delighted by poems chalked and inked and memorized and read aloud in the public square. How did you spend the day?
Today is Random Acts of Poetry Day. Make a conscious decision to share a little random poetry in your world today. We could all use such an act of kindness.
We have Adelaide Crapsey, the butterfly, the reverse, Spanish quintillas and Sicilian quintains. Don’t miss our new How to Write a Cinquain infographic and cheer for your favorite variation.
We celebrated our 5th annual Take Your Poet to Work Day this week. Check out all the fun places our favorite poets hung out!
It’s Take Your Poet to Work Day! Not surprisingly, we’ve got poetry on the brain today.
It’s almost Take Your Poet to Work Day! Share the fun of this annual celebration in your workplace with our new printable poster.
Take Your Poet to Work Day is just around the corner. Start planning now (and eating Popsicles) to get your favorite poet ready for work on July 19!
Can taking the classroom outside help students learn? Richard Louv says yes in our final discussion of Last Child in the Woods.
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.
In this week’s discussion of Last Child in the Woods we consider the way fear removes us from nature, and how a desire to protect nature can contribute to that fear.
In Last Child in the Woods, Richard Louv makes the case for the importance of interaction with nature on our physical and emotional well-being.
Join us for our upcoming book club on Richard Louv’s Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder.
Did you commit “The Stolen Child” for National Poetry Month? Even if you didn’t, this fun quiz will delight (and teach you a few things about the poem).
We wrap up our group reading of The Wild Swans by Jackie Morris, considering the patience of water and things to which we will give long years of our lives.
This month we’re reading The Wild Swans by Jackie Morris together. Join us for a conversation about wishes and curses and, of course, swans (and maybe write a poem to the fairy tale).
But what about the girl from Nantucket? Our new limerick infographic won’t tell you that, but will give you tips on how to write a limerick.
Join us in our National Poetry Month Dare as we memorize “The Stolen Child” by W. B. Yeats, complete with printable Faery Badges.