Acrostic poetry has its roots in classical antiquity yet still finds its way into modern verse. We’re learning a bit about this unique poetry style while we put our imaginations to work, writing some fun acrostics.
Step back in time and tell us about a special story that was read to you as a child, or one you’ve read to a child. From these memories, we will create poetry.
Without books, we’d have less understanding of the world and each other. What do reading and books mean to you? Join us as we consider this and write poetry about a life with books.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
Each month a new gemstone takes center stage as a birthstone. Join us as we learn a little about their history and meaning and come write some birthstone-inspired poetry with us. After all, you’re a gem!
Whether silver, gold, or precious stones, jewels have always been a part of human culture. Join us as we learn a little about the history of jewels and write poetry inspired by those who create them.
Which celebrity is worthy of having their face printed on a pillow? Poem on Your Pillow Day is coming up and we’re having fun imagining which celebrity should be on a pillow, with a poem on top. Join us!
Join us as we consider a day in the life of an aging pirate and how they might spend their retirement years. Come aboard, me hearties, and write pirate poems with us!
Who knew that pirates had a set of rules while they were out pillaging and plundering? Join us and learn more about the pirate code of conduct and write your own pirate bylaws with poetry.
Pirate poems! Freedom, adventure on the open sea, long work hours, battles, treasure, and a fantastic wardrobe—the stuff of a pirate’s life (and poems).
All cultures have a story-starting phrase like Once upon a time. It grabs our attention and promises adventure. Come along on a storytelling journey with a poetic twist.
This week, we invite you to jump in a time machine and go forward or backward to a period of time of your own choosing. Never mind the Butterfly Effect, just bring us back some of your poetry.
What kind of poetic advice would you give your 12-year-old self? Join us as we consider what we might say to make our formative years a little easier to navigate.