Native Air

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Poetry Prompt: Native Air

4 Comments 30 March 2015

Explore a bit more closely, the atmosphere you call home. Join our community for this week's poetry prompt. Share, read, and be inspired.

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the best in poetry

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The Best in Poetry: This Month’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

3 Comments 26 March 2015

Writing conferences pert'near South Dakota, making carrots into clarinets, art you can't see unless it's raining. It has to be our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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Poets and Poems: Brian Felsen and “Female Figure (Possibly Venus)”

1 Comment 24 March 2015

"Female Figure (Possibly Venus)" by Brian Felsen is a collection of twenty-two poems that explores love, relationships and the artistic imagination.

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Wind, What's Your Name?

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Poetry Prompt: Wind, What’s Your Name?

33 Comments 23 March 2015

There are names for each bluster, gust, & breeze that blows through nearly every corner of the world. Capture the wind, name it, & write a poem. Join us!

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Twitter Poems

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Twitter Poems: Top Ten Poetic Tweets

4 Comments 19 March 2015

Looking for poetry on Twitter? Look no further than our latest Top Ten Poetic Tweets, featuring some of the best Twitter poems we've seen lately.

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Poets and Poems: The Great Indian Poetry Collective

4 Comments 17 March 2015

The Great Indian Poetry Collective is a new literary venture specializing in new poetry from India. Two of its poetry collections show how.

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air, breath, wind

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Photo Play 2: Air, Breath, Wind

21 Comments 16 March 2015

We invite you to explore the photographs shared by our community & write a poem inspired by what you see. Drift with the breeze & join us for Photo Play 2.

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Top 10 Dip Into Poetry Lines

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Top 10 ‘Dip Into Poetry’ Lines

2 Comments 12 March 2015

We've been taking a daily "dip into poetry" sharing over Every Day Poems on Twitter. Come discover the power of a single line.

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Poets and Poems: Claudia Rankine and “Citizen”

11 Comments 10 March 2015

The poems by Claudia Rankine in "Citizen" startle and confront. They challenge ways of being, thought, interactions between people. And what all of this means in the context of skin color.

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Photo Play: Air, Breath, Wind

32 Comments 09 March 2015

Everything needs a little room to breathe. Join us as we explore air, breath, wind. It's time for Photo Play!

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Poetry in Public: The Poet as ‘Unacknowledged Legislator’

30 Comments 04 March 2015

When did poetry become a private pursuit? Charity Singleton Craig explores the role of poetry in changing public discourse.

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Poets and Poems: Willie Perdomo and Saeed Jones

1 Comment 03 March 2015

Two finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry, Willie Perdomo and Saeed Jones, have produced poems of music, remembrance and pain.

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Twitter Poems: Top Ten Poetic Tweets

2 Comments 26 February 2015

Looking for poetry on Twitter? Look no further than our latest Top Ten Poetic Tweets, featuring some of the best Twitter poems we've seen lately.

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Poets and Poems: Christian Wiman and “Once in the West”

5 Comments 24 February 2015

Christian Wiman grew up in West Texas, and the poems of his "Once in the West" reflect that upbringing and geography.

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