a ballad to remember

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PhotoPlay Prompt: A Ballad to Remember 2

1 Comment 15 September 2014

Join us for part 2 of our PhotoPlay Prompt: A Ballad to Remember. Find an inspiring picture, write a poem, and be spirited away with a familiar song.

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A Ballad to Remember

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PhotoPlay and Prompt: A Ballad to Remember

18 Comments 08 September 2014

A timeless ballad can spark a memory. A song can whisk a listener back, & for a moment rewind the clock. Join our PhotoPlay & show us a ballad to remember.

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How to Write a Ballad

15 Comments 05 September 2014

Marjorie Maddox reminds us there’s something about the ballad that reels us in. And the ballad has been reeling people in for a long time.

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the ballad

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The Ballad: Poetry Prompt and Playlist

26 Comments 01 September 2014

Our new playlist and poetry prompt pays homage to the timeless ballad. Listen along to our inspired tunes and let it bring out your inner troubadour.

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Top Ten Haiku Resources

6 Comments 28 August 2014

We've collected ten great haiku resources, from right here at Tweetspeak and all around the web, to help you discover the history of the form, how to write it, how to read it, and how to love it.

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the one that got away

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Poetry Prompt: The One That Got Away

34 Comments 25 August 2014

Our poetry prompt beckons you to gather among friends at the Tweetspeak Bait and Tackle. We're spinning tales about the catch we just couldn't hold on to.

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Gone Fishing: PhotoPlay and Prompt 2

8 Comments 18 August 2014

PhotoPlay weeks give us the opportunity to see another side of our talented poets. Find inspiration from photos in this week's prompt and create a poem.

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Common Core Picture Poems: Shakespeare’s Sonnet 73

10 Comments 13 August 2014

Engage with poems from the Common Core with a dose of humor, beginning with our Picture Poems. This week we consider Shakespeare's Sonnet 73.

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Gone Fishing PhotoPlay

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Gone Fishing: PhotoPlay and Prompt

45 Comments 11 August 2014

Some days, fishing is a discipline of quiet contemplation. Come on over and unwind. Tell others you've Gone Fishing and join us for a little PhotoPlay.

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Common Core Picture Poems: Auden’s Musee des Beaux Arts

20 Comments 06 August 2014

Engage with poems from the Common Core with a dose of humor, beginning with our Picture Poems. We start this week with Musee des Beaux Arts by W. H. Auden.

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Gone Fishing

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Gone Fishing: Poetry Prompt and Playlist

23 Comments 04 August 2014

We've got a roundup of the [mostly] happy songs in our new Playlist. Catch a listen, put up the "Gone Fishing" sign and cast a line or two of poetry with us.

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Poetry Prompt: Swell

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Poetry Prompt: Swell

16 Comments 28 July 2014

The ocean dances. It undulates and curls. Arches back and bends forward. Moving toward the finale. This week's poetry prompt places you among the waves.

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Portrait of a Shell

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

24 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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Portrait of a shell, sand, and sea

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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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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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My Dog Day

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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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Dog Adventure

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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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Faithful Dog

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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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Take Your Poet to Work: Adrienne Rich

8 Comments 11 June 2014

Take Your Poet to Work Day will be here before you know it. Get ready now with this week's new poet, Adrienne Rich.

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Puppy Dog Eyes

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Photography Prompts: Puppy Dog Eyes Photo Play

16 Comments 09 June 2014

Taking good pet photographs takes practice. Our photography prompts are here to help. Bring your camera and dog along with us for a little Photo Play!

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