Literacy doesn’t end with invitations, nor maturity. To keep literacy alive, we can use The Growth Model of Education.
In times of great change – political, social, economic – we turn to poetry to make sense of what seems nonsensical, to comfort, to explain, says poet Jane Hirshfield.
What if you had a goal for every person in your city to encounter a poem all in one month. Where would you start? O, Miami Poetry Festival, for one.
In “Mall Flower,” poet and writer Tina Barry combines poetry and short fiction to tell the story of a life – childhood, youth, and adulthood.
Enjoy an excerpt of the newest title from T. S. Poetry Press, The Joy of Poetry: How to Keep, Save & Make Your Life with Poems.
Besides all the free National Poetry Month gifts and inspirational invitations, we’ve got a surprise we can’t wait to share with you. The Joy of Poetry.
If poetry makes you a better writer and reader, maybe you should read more poetry. Use these three methods to increase your poetry reading.
Mind’s Eye Poetry connects with dementia patients, engaging their minds and memories to create poems on the spot.
“Poems on the Underground” collects some 230 poems which have been posted on the London Underground since 1986.
Seattle’s Poetry on Buses has been sharing poems with King County public transit riders since 1992. It’s a great example of “Poetry for Life.”
Come check out one of two finalists for the Poetry for Life Scholarship. We think you’ll enjoy the unique poem entry that helped earn finalist status!
We’ve chosen our winner and finalists for the Poetry for Life Scholarship. Come meet one of the finalists and read one of the submitted poems.
It was a hard choice, but we’ve got a winner for the Poetry for Life Scholarship. Come meet the poet and read one of the submitted poems.
When did poetry become a private pursuit? Charity Singleton Craig explores the role of poetry in changing public discourse.
Books in flight in San Francisco’s ‘Language of the Birds’ sculpture takes the charge to paint poetry in the public square quite literally.
We found poetry in our own community, both formal and informal, historical and contemporary. And we found it at the Tavern of Fine Arts.
It’s poetry for life – and it surrounds you. Look for it and help Tweetspeak Poetry celebrate it. We’re starting in Seattle.
In a recent article at The Huffington Post, I highlighted 5 vital approaches for furthering “poetry for life.” Now Tweetspeak is taking it a step beyond.