From its simple beginnings, Apple Inc. has turned the technological world upside-down. Learn more about the history of this company and write some Apple-inspired poetry with us!
It’s Take Your Poet to Work Day! Whether you’re going to work, to the beach or to another great destination today, take along your favorite poet.
The Lake District in England has inspired many poets over the years, none more than William Wordsworth. Join us as we learn about those considered “Lake Poets” and create poetry that honors the natural beauty surrounding lakes.
Just one more week until Take Your Poet to Work Day. For our final addition to our poet collection for 2016, meet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Just as rivers connect to the sea, to lakes, and to other rivers, we are connected to them. They play a major role in our life. Join us while we sing the praises of the waterway and write rivers of poetry.
High school English teacher Joel Jacobson shares his experience teaching a new advanced creative writing class using Tania Runyan’s How to Write a Poem. (Features student poems.)
This month’s theme is Rivers and Lakes, join us as we look upon the Great Lakes and write poetry about their complexity and beauty.
Take Your Poet to Work Day is coming on the third Wednesday in July. For 2016, that’s July 20! This week, meet English poet Emily Brontë.
Many poets write with their heart on their sleeve. Those who wrote rondeau poems are no exception. Learn about the heart-felt sentiments of two famous rondeau poems and create one of your very own.
Feeling compelled to write a rondeau? Let our fun Rentrement of Compulsion infographic help get you started and learn how to write a rondeau poem.
Join us as we explore rondeau poetry a little further and learn what sets apart a modern rondeau from its middle age counterparts. Bring your 21st century sensibilities along and write a thoroughly modern rondeau with us.
Step back in time to the 13th century and learn a little about the musical rondeau and the rock stars of the day. Then, choose your own favorite song and create a thoroughly modern version of the rondeau. Join us!
From the poems and songs of French troubadours of the 12th and 13th centuries, the Rondeau was born. Learn more about this poetry form and create a rondeau poem of your own.
Are you using How to Write a Poem yet? We want to extend a great invitation that could result in your poems or stories being shared.
Elizabeth Taylor had a love affair with jewelry. Learn more about her famous glitzy collection and write some poetry about Dame Liz herself.
Silver holds its own among precious metals. Find out why it shines like no other and then write a little reflective poetry with us.
Battles have been fought over gold. Love has been expressed by its warm glow. Gold has changed the landscape of civilizations around the world. How do we best express humankind’s obsession with Gold? By writing poetry, of course!
Poet and teacher Mark Yakich takes a serious and irreverent look at reading and writing poetry in “Poetry: A Survivor’s Guide.”