Within the single poem “The Road Not Taken” is a whole relationship; in it, one sees the way that relationship unfolded for Edward Thomas and Robert Frost.
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.
Tweetspeak Poetry is collaborating with Britain’s Forward Arts Foundation to help celebrate National Poetry Day UK on Oct. 6.
For many, the word coffee is synonymous with Starbucks. Learn about how it all began for the Seattle company and write some caffeinated poetry with us.
In Megan Willome’s second installment about writing The Joy of Poetry, she wrestles with the problem of not one, but two elephants in the room.
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.
“You Are Here” by Leon Stokesbury combines new poems and previously published poems to provide insight, emotion, and even humor.
Much of Shakespeare’s unique coinage is part of our common language even today. Read along with us and write poetry that expresses the meaning of one the words he contributed to our lexicon.
Monica Sharman offers compelling reasons why Garden of the Gods draws out-of-town visitors as well as locals who have lived in Colorado Springs for decades.
Gather your books, a comfy blanket and a cup of tea. Andy Hayes has 10 great ideas to inspire you to create your dream reading nook.
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.
New collections by poets Stephanie Rogers and Katie Manning are infused with a sense of loss, displacement, and a grittiness that fits their subjects.
Join us as we consider the weight of a promise and reflect on the most meaningful promises we’ve made. What kind of promise poetry will you write?
When people ask Megan Willome why she wrote The Joy of Poetry, they are usually shocked when she tells them: “I was asked to.”
Laurie Klein’s trip up the Ladder of Death through Mesa Verde National Park culminates in the poetic creation of ancient Puebloan pottery.
In this week’s book club discussion of Kate DiCamillo’s The Magician’s Elephant, we consider the power of names and naming.
In two new poetry collections, poet Jen Karetnick asks us to consider the reality behind what is often invisible, be it illness or climate change.