laundry poems

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Top 10 Laundry Poems (and a Giveaway)

19 Comments 24 July 2014

Take a break from your laundry hanging, or ironing, or presoaking, and enjoy this neatly folded basket of laundry poems, plus a giveaway of Scratch Magazine.

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Portrait of a Shell

Blog, Photo Play, Photography prompts, Poems, poetry, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, Sea Poems, Shell Poems, Themed Writing Projects, writing prompts

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

18 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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Tweetspeak Poetry the Poetry of World War I

Grief Poems, Poems, poetry, poetry reviews, Poets, war poems

The Poetry of World War I

10 Comments 15 July 2014

Tim Kendall's anthology "Poetry of the First World War" explains how poetry came to be so connected with "the war to end all wars."

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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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Take Your Poet to Work Day: Free Coloring Book

21 Comments 09 July 2014

We're just days away from Take Your Poet to Work Day. Stop in and pick up a free Take Your Poet to Work coloring book to help you and your favorite poet get ready for the big day!

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Take Your Poet to Work: Sylvia Plath

2 Comments 09 July 2014

Just one more week until Take Your Poet to Work Day. Meet our final poet in this year's collection, Sylvia Plath.

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Poets and Poems: Marina Tsvetaeva and “My Poems”

6 Comments 08 July 2014

Russian poet Marina Tsvetaeva (1892-1941) used love as a compass in her poetry, in the face of monumental tragedies she experienced in her country.

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Blog, poetry, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, Sea Poems, Shell Poems, writing prompts

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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National Student Poet: Sojourner Ahebee (part 2)

3 Comments 02 July 2014

National Student Poet Sojourner Ahebee talks about the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards and the the role of poetry in preserving memory.

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Christina Rossetti Take Your Poet to Work

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Take Your Poet to Work: Christina Rossetti

3 Comments 02 July 2014

Victorian poet Christina Rossetti is dressed and ready to go to work with you on Take Your Poet to Work Day.

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Wendell Berry Tweetspeak Poetry Poets and Poems

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Poets and Poems: Wendell Berry and “This Day”

9 Comments 01 July 2014

"This Day," Wendell Berry's new collected Sabbath poems, remind us of the wholeness, consistency and beauty of his literary writing.

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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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summer poems

Poems, poetry, shakespeare poems, Summer Poems

Top Ten Summer Poems

12 Comments 26 June 2014

To help you stretch out these summer days as long as possible, we've gathered up a great collection of summer poems, from dandelions to love on the beach to patio umbrellas and everything in between (including the mosquitoes).

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national student poet

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National Student Poet: Sojourner Ahebee (part 1)

5 Comments 25 June 2014

National Student Poet Sojourner Ahebee, forced from her homeland during the Ivorian civil war, shares how poetry writing helps her keep “home” close.

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Tokien's Beowulf Tweetspeak Poetry

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Poets and Poems: J.R.R. Tolkien and “Beowulf”

6 Comments 24 June 2014

The newly published translation of "Beowulf" by J.R.R. Tolkien is both poetic prose and a reminder of the epic's influence on "The Lord of the Rings."

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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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the best in poetry

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

5 Comments 19 June 2014

The literary novel might be dead, how to get Stephen King's royalties, wrestling Ulysses and haiku-izing your status update. It's our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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Anna Akhmatova and the Poetry of Resilience Tweetspeak Poetry

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Anna Akhmatova and the Poetry of Resilience

4 Comments 17 June 2014

Russian poet Anna Akhmatova experienced personal tragedy, war, revolution, civil war, and Stalinist repression, and still wrote haunting poetry.

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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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twitter poems

Blog, poetry, Top Ten Poetic Tweets

Twitter Poems: Top Ten Poetic Tweets

3 Comments 12 June 2014

See any good poetry on Twitter lately? We see it every day. Here are ten of the best Twitter poems we've seen lately.

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