With three ways to take the 30 Days Challenge for National Poetry Month, it’s simple and fun. Choose one, or mix it up. Then tell the community what you’re doing, and share your poem-ing along the way.
Did you like “Eleanor & Park”? You’ll love “Romeo & Juliet.” (Or vice versa.)
Don’t let the folks with briefcases have all the fun. Join in the brand new celebration of Take Your Poet to School Week with our fun cut ‘n color poets on a stick.
This week’s poetry prompt asks you to become two fabled mammals at odds— lions & lambs. Whether a powerful, shaggy maned lion or a gentle, nursery-rhyme worthy lamb. Join us, animate yourself, and create poetry.
Join our Children’s Book Club as we read “Roxaboxen” by Alice McLerran with Megan Willome as our guide.
Come learn the secrets of being a wild reader. Or just share your February pages. Megan Willome leads the way, with her February good reads.
This week we find ourselves on either side of a legendary barrier and consider its significance. Join the line with us as we create poetry about the velvet rope.
By Hand is a monthly prompt focused on freeing our words by using our hands. This month we’re exploring stitching and coloring with Megan Willome as our guide.
Far from the girl from Nantucket, this collection of Top 10 Limericks from our community features iguanas, a ’74 Barracuda, and a bonus letter from Santa (on Spain).
Learn about poet Elinor Wylie’s brief but soap-opera-worthy life, and read one of her most well-known poems. Then glean inspiration from her style and create your own quiet-as-velvet poem.
Let’s play The Excuse Me Game to avoid the tragedy of becoming “only one thing” and losing ourselves and our possibilities due to a failure of imagination.
Sandra Heska King continues her poetry memorization journey by committing Percy Bysshe Shelley’s “Ozymandias.”
There are two love stories we’re honored to share with a world that needs love. Come learn the secret (and join in a few congratulations!).
“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 satin bow. 🙂
Quiet, now. Let’s bundle up and pay attention. Join us as we read Jane Yolen’s “Owl Moon” with Megan Willome as our guide.
Take a little dip into poetry with us, and enjoy some favorites from our daily sharing of Every Day Poems selections on Twitter, line by single line.
This week’s poetry prompt asks you to imagine yourself as soft, luxurious satin or velvet. Join us, animate yourself into the hopes, dreams, and potential of these sumptuous fabrics and create poetry.
Come learn the secrets of being a wild reader. Or just share your January pages. Megan Willome leads the way, with her January good reads.