With the swoosh of his sword, Alexander cut the Gordian knot. Learn a bit about this fabled tale and its use in today’s lexicon. Write some poetry with us. Consider it a challenge.
This week’s poetry prompt asks you to imagine yourself a winding thread. Join us, animate yourself into a long, thin strand, and create poetry.
A single strand of dark red ribbon winds its way around the ebony locks of Bess, the innkeeper’s daughter, creating a love knot. Entwine a poetic knot of love this week and write your own clove-hitch of the heart.
The simple string marking the space between earth and the sky is much more than it seems. It’s a line of possibility. Come with us on a journey along a horizon line and write some poetry exploring its potential.
“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” horizons.
Dream big and take a chance. It’s time to consider expanding horizons and make a difference in your life. Write a poem about possibilities, opportunities, or plans. You can make it happen.
Join us as we set our eyes on the horizon and draw meaning from what we see and experience while gazing where the sky and landscape meet. Take it all in and write some poetry with us.
Thank You Notes is a monthly prompt that focuses on expressing our thanks to a particular person, place, or thing—in poems, paragraphs, or pictures. This month, we’re crafting thank-you’s to candles.
This week’s poetry prompt asks you to imagine yourself a snowflake. Join us, animate yourself into a tiny crystal of ice, and create poetry.
If you’re looking to get into a little mischief, you’ve come to the right place. Join us for some inspiration and laughter, then write a poem about your antics, past and present.
Literacy doesn’t end with invitations, nor maturity. To keep literacy alive, we can use The Growth Model of Education.
The history of Yellowstone leads to its conservation as a national treasure “for the benefit and enjoyment of the people.” Join us and write some poetry about Yellowstone and experience a little geography love, too.
Milk is a significant part of the human story. Milk is a part of our beginnings. Pour yourself a glass, pull up a chair, and write poetry with us about milk and life.
Kindness is the fruit of empathy and understanding. Just as poetry inspires our thoughts, words, and actions, let us inspire one another with poems about small kindnesses.
Butter is one of the oldest known food sources and has been a constant symbol of life well-lived. Join us as we help ourselves to the butter and slather on an extra helping of it to our poetry.
Halloween is the perfect time to explore a little bit of the monster in all of us. Join us and write some Halloween-inspired poetry.
Our new infographic will teach you how to write an acrostic poem and have you writing poetry soup for every meal.
One of the trickier types of acrostic poetry is the double acrostic, also known as shadow poetry. Join us as we stand up to the challenge and write some poetry.