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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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Cantor Art Center

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Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

9 Comments 13 March 2015

Join Dolly Lee on her latest literary tour and explore the wide range of contemporary art in the collection at the Cantor Art Center at Stanford.

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Top 10 Dip Into Poetry Lines

Blog, Dip into Poetry, Every Day Poems, poetry, Twitter poetry

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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A More Beautiful Question: Thinking in Questions (Book Club)

24 Comments 11 March 2015

What if we didn't stop asking questions when we got to a certain age? Join us in our first installment of the A More Beautiful Question book club.

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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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For Our Partners: Poets and Writers Career Package

2 Comments 09 March 2015

Now we're offering a very special kind of partnership for poets and writers. It's a unique combination of gift, discount, critique, SEO, advertising, and publicity opportunities. And? The chance to work directly with L.L. Barkat and Jane Friedman, to take your writing and online presence to the next level.

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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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Red Riding Hood Choosing Point of View

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How to Write a Story: Choosing Point of View

7 Comments 06 March 2015

How do you go about choosing point of view? Get the ins and outs of choosing first, second, or third, as well as omniscient or limited narrator.

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Wooden Fence National Poetry Month Books and Tools

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Top Ten National Poetry Month Books and Tools!

4 Comments 05 March 2015

Looking for the best National Poetry Month books and tools? From Billy Collins to haiku, from sonnets to cinnamon & jealous poem stacks, this list entices!

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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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Read for Fun—It’s Time to Put the Love Back In

29 Comments 03 March 2015

The Read for Fun movement began with a single tweet. It's about books, love, and fun. Or maybe it's about life.

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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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Air, Breath, Wind

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Air, Breath, Wind Playlist & Prompt

29 Comments 02 March 2015

From In the Air Tonight to Just Breathe, this month's playlist is a whirlwind assortment of classic songs and new-found favorites. Join us!

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The Poet is In: Ask Us Anything About Poetry

24 Comments 27 February 2015

You have poetry questions. We have (some) poetry answers—and questions of our own. Join our latest discussion!

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Fairy Tale & Fantasy

Blog, Fairytales, Music, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, Themed Writing Projects, writing prompts

Fairy Tale & Fantasy Playlist and Prompt

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Our new Fairy Tale & Fantasy Playlist and Prompt is a fantastical journey to the kingdom of make-believe. Listen along and write a storybook poem with us.

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