Top Ten Childrens Novels Tweetspeak Poetry

Blog, book reviews, Children's Stories, Classic Books

Top 10 YA and Children’s Books

10 Comments 25 July 2014

Kimberlee Conway Ireton shares her top 10 YA and children's books (actually, 17 or so).

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Blog, Laundry Poems, Poems, poetry

Top 10 Laundry Poems (and a Giveaway)

20 Comments 24 July 2014

Take a break from your laundry hanging, or ironing, or presoaking, and enjoy this neatly folded basket of laundry poems, plus a giveaway of Scratch Magazine.

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Blog, Design, Poetry at Work

Interview with Ariel Malka: Dynamic Designer-Programmer, Part 1

3 Comments 23 July 2014

Maureen Doallas interviews Ariel Malka, a talented software designer and programmer exploring the realm of interactivity in digital space.

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Portrait of a Shell

Blog, Photo Play, Photography prompts, Poems, poetry, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, Sea Poems, Shell Poems, Themed Writing Projects, writing prompts

PhotoPlay 2: Portrait of a Shell, Sand, and the Sea Poetry Prompt

21 Comments 21 July 2014

We are dipping our toes in the ocean at here at Tweetspeak Poetry. Join us for PhotoPlay 2. Look closely. You might just find a poem tucked inside a shell.

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Blog, Literary Tour

Literary Tour: Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George at San Francisco’s DeYoung Museum

6 Comments 18 July 2014

The exhibit suggested Georgia O’Keeffe painted to make the intangible, such as her feelings, more tangible.

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Blog, Take Your Poet to Work Day

Take Your Poet to Work Day: It’s About Access (and Ice Cream)

8 Comments 17 July 2014

At its heart, like the ice cream truck peddling frozen treats on a stick, Take Your Poet to Work Day is about access. Enjoy some highlights from our annual celebration.

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Blog, English Teaching Resources, Take Your Poet to Work Day

Take Your Poet to Work Day: Callie’s Story

20 Comments 17 July 2014

How did you spend Take Your Poet to Work Day? We want to know. Like this, from Callie Feyen. What a marvelous, ticklish, soul-jazz way to spend the day!

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Take Your Poet to Work Poet Garden Party

Blog, poetry and business, Take Your Poet to Work Day

It’s Take Your Poet to Work Day!

15 Comments 16 July 2014

Today is Take Your Poet to Work Day! Join us and your favorite poets for all the smart fun in workplaces around the world.

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Portrait of a shell, sand, and sea

Blog, Photo Play, Photography prompts, poetry, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, Sea Poems, Shell Poems, writing prompts

PhotoPlay Prompt: Portrait of a Shell, Sand, and the Sea

31 Comments 14 July 2014

Our senses are heightened by the surrounding wonder of the sea and shore. Feel the sand beneath your feet. It's time for a little PhotoPlay and Prompt.

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Blog, Poetry at Work

Poetry at Work: Sue Spencer

9 Comments 11 July 2014

In my journey into poetry at work, the poet in me wanted to make more of a difference, and the nurse in me realised that would happen best in health care.

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Blog, poetry, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, Sea Poems, Shell Poems, writing prompts

Sand, Shells & Sea Glass: Poetry Prompt and Playlist

54 Comments 07 July 2014

This month, be inspired by Sand, Shells & Sea Glass. Read the Poetry Prompt and listen along. Our new playlist will give you an ocean of sound to write by.

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Blog, Tolkien, Workshops

Reading & Writing Workshops: Tolkien Lord of the Rings

No Comments 03 July 2014

A Tolkien Workshop focusing on The Lord of the Rings trilogy, that will lead you to the depths (and back!)

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My Dog Day

Animal Poems, Blog, Dog Poems, poetry, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, writing prompts

Poetry Prompt: My Dog Day

11 Comments 30 June 2014

There are many wonders in a dog's mind. Join us for this week's poetry prompt: My Dog Day. Now's your chance to live a dog's life, if only for a day.

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Blog, Literary Tour

Literary Tour: Alcatraz

13 Comments 27 June 2014

I realize the children of Alcatraz prison staff once played on one end of the island and rode a ferry to San Francisco to attend school.

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Dog Adventure

Animal Poems, Blog, Dog Poems, poetry, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, writing prompts

Poetry Prompt: Dog Adventure

24 Comments 23 June 2014

It's not just a poetry prompt — it's the pet door to an adventure. Journey along as we live vicariously through dog tales of excitement and suspense.

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Blog, Poetry Gifts

Poetry for Life. A Dream Come True.

9 Comments 20 June 2014

What happens when one parent dreams of giving 180 graduates poetry for life? A national poetry community makes sure the dream comes true.

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Blog, Eating and Drinking Poems, Food Poems

Eating and Drinking Poems: Seamus Heaney’s ‘Oysters’

8 Comments 20 June 2014

As you read Seamus Heaney's poem “Oysters,” perhaps you, too, will start to feel the pull of the tides in each salty bite.

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the best in poetry

Blog, poetry, Top 10 Poetic Picks

The Best in Poetry: This Month’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

5 Comments 19 June 2014

The literary novel might be dead, how to get Stephen King's royalties, wrestling Ulysses and haiku-izing your status update. It's our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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Take Your Poet to Work John Keats

Blog, John Keats, poetry humor, Take Your Poet to Work Day

Take Your Poet to Work: John Keats

5 Comments 18 June 2014

Romantic poet John Keats trained as an apothecary. He'd be a great help in the lab this afternoon. He's the latest in our Take Your Poet to Work collection.

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Faithful Dog

Animal Poems, Blog, Dog Poems, Photo Play, Photography prompts, poetry, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, writing prompts

Photography Prompts: Faithful Dog Photo Play 2

3 Comments 16 June 2014

We received several heart-warming submissions for our photography prompts. Visit our family dog album, pick your favorite, and respond with a poem.

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