Air, Breath, Wind

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Air, Breath, Wind Playlist & Prompt

5 Comments 02 March 2015

From In the Air Tonight to Just Breathe, this month's playlist is a whirlwind assortment of classic songs and new-found favorites. Join us!

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Koi Pond Pink Floating Flower

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The Poet is In: Ask Us Anything About Poetry

24 Comments 27 February 2015

You have poetry questions. We have (some) poetry answers—and questions of our own. Join our latest discussion!

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Imaginary & Fantastical Creatures

Blog, Fairy Tale Poems, Fairytales, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, writing prompts

Poetry Prompt: Imaginary & Fantastical Creatures

11 Comments 23 February 2015

Our poetry prompt invites you to design an extraordinary beast of your own imagination. "O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!" Explore nonsense poetry with us.

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Fairy Tale and Fantasy

Blog, Fairy Tale Poems, Fairytales, Photo Play, Photography prompts, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, writing prompts

Photo Play 2: Fairy Tale and Fantasy

20 Comments 16 February 2015

Explore the Photo Play contributions from our community. Jump into our fairy tale storybook and share your poetry magic with us!

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Fairy Tale & Fantasy

Blog, Fairy Tale Poems, Photo Play, Photography prompts, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, Themed Writing Projects, writing prompts

Photo Play & Prompt: Fairy Tale and Fantasy

30 Comments 09 February 2015

If we look closely, fairy tale images can be found all around us. So snap an enchanting photograph or write a poem & join us for a little Photo Play magic!

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Poems on Window

Blog, Every Day Ideas, Every Day Poems, How to Write a Poem, poetry teaching resources

Every Day Ideas: First Line Poem Starters

42 Comments 06 February 2015

Now when you use Every Day Poems to find lines for poem starters, you could be featured in our upcoming ebook.

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Fairy Tale & Fantasy

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Fairy Tale & Fantasy Playlist and Prompt

21 Comments 02 February 2015

Our new Fairy Tale & Fantasy Playlist and Prompt is a fantastical journey to the kingdom of make-believe. Listen along and write a storybook poem with us.

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Cookie of Good Fortune

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Poetry Prompt: Cookie of Good Fortune

51 Comments 26 January 2015

We think every cookie is full of good luck. Especially when they're chocolate chip! Join our poetry prompt & bake up your own cookie of good fortune.

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Love Locks Sentimental Poetry

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The Poet is In: Let’s Talk Sentimental Poetry

109 Comments 23 January 2015

You wanted to know what makes for sentimental poetry. We're here to answer that question and raise a few questions of our own.

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Bread, Pastries, and Pies

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Bread, Pastries, & Pies: Photo Play 2

36 Comments 19 January 2015

Explore the Photo Play 2 contributions from our community. Share your made-from-scratch poem inspired by all the different Bread, Pastries, & Pies you see.

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Bread, Pastries, & Pies

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Photo Play: Bread, Pastries, and Pies

50 Comments 12 January 2015

Food photography can be poetry for the eyes, especially when its Bread, Pastries, & Pies. Join us as we pass around the baked goods. It's Photo Play time!

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Paris Writing Desk Poet is In

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The Poet is In: Ask Us Anything About Poetry!

143 Comments 09 January 2015

You've got poetry questions. We've got award-winning poets and poetry reviewers. Ask us anything about poetry! The Poet is in, ready to answer.

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Bread, Pastries, and Pies

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Bread, Pastries, Pies Playlist & Prompt

133 Comments 05 January 2015

This month's playlist is a mouth-watering buffet of sweet musical delights. Listen along, share a pastry poem, and think about your New Year's diet later.

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Make Me Laugh

Blog, Funny Poems, Haiku, Haiku Poems, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, writing prompts

Make Me Laugh Poetry Prompt: Hilarious Haiku

51 Comments 29 December 2014

The simple structure of haiku lends itself to a lot of witty potential. Join us for our Hilarious Haiku poetry prompt, write a funny haiku and share it!

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Funniest Family Gatherings

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Poetry Prompt: Funniest Family Gatherings

4 Comments 22 December 2014

Celebrate those unforgettable occasions with all the characters that make up a family. Join us for Funniest Family Gatherings. Share a poem & a few laughs.

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Make Me Laugh

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Make Me Laugh: Photo Play 2

12 Comments 15 December 2014

Join us for a few giggles and smiles while you explore the Photo Play contributions from our community. Be inspired and share your poetry with us.

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Red Door Handle Why Poetry

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Why People Need Poetry, from Stephen Burt

6 Comments 12 December 2014

There are all sorts of wonderful reasons why people need poetry. In this TED talk, Stephen Burt gives his intriguing ideas about a few.

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Common Core Picture Poems The Raven GIF

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Common Core Picture Poems: Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven”

4 Comments 03 December 2014

Engage with poems from the Common Core with a dose of humor, beginning with our Picture Poems. Today we consider Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven."

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Growth Rings

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Whittles and Wood Poetry Prompt: Growth Rings

29 Comments 24 November 2014

Growth rings are the well-kept journal in the life of a tree. Join us for our Whittles and Wood poetry prompt and write a poem — the glimpse of a year.

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Whittles and Wood 2

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Whittles and Wood Prompt: Photo Play 2

40 Comments 17 November 2014

Join us for a walk in the woods and a little leaf-peeping. Explore the Photo Play contributions from our community & share your poetry with us.

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