Twitter Poems

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Twitter Poems: Top Ten Poetic Tweets

2 Comments 05 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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Tall Grass Prairie

Art, Art Galleries and Exhibits, Blog, Literary Tour

Literary Tour: Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE

10 Comments 04 February 2015

Michelle DeRusha ponders the artist’s power to shape and influence a viewer’s understanding of a particular place or people at Omaha's Joslyn Art Museum.

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Poets and Poems: Louise Gluck and “Faithful and Virtuous Night”

11 Comments 03 February 2015

"Faithful and Virtuous Night," the latest poetry collection by Louise Gluck, gives us 24 poems that seem to be small, beautiful movies.

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Red Valentine Flower

Blog, book reviews, Books, love poems, love poetry, Valentine's Day

10 Luscious Love Poem Books for Your Valentine

8 Comments 02 February 2015

Yes, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but there is still time to treat your Love to one or more of these luscious love poem books.

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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

21 Comments 02 February 2015

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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Valentine's Cupcakes

Blog, Valentine's Day

Fifty Ways to Love Your Mother

18 Comments 30 January 2015

Not sure how to love your Mother for Valentine's Day? Check out these ways with words. From the poignant to the hilarious.

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Roses are Red poems poetry prompt

Blog, poetry, poetry prompt, Rose Poems, Valentine's Day

Love Poems: Roses Are Red

89 Comments 29 January 2015

With Valentine's Day approaching, discover the history of the "Roses are red" poem and reimagine it with us—maybe even as a sestina—in our new Roses are Red Poetry Prompt.

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Become a Better Writer: I Am Not a Robot

39 Comments 28 January 2015

In this look at automation in creative work, Charity Singleton Craig ponders how being like a robot can help you become a better writer, and whether she should plan a career shift toward being personal assistant to a robot.

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Poets and Poems: David Harsent and “Fire Songs”

12 Comments 27 January 2015

"Fire Songs" by David Harsent, winner of the 2014 T.S. Eliot Prize for best poetry collection in the U.K., is poetry at its most stunning and arresting.

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Congratulations and Writing Opportunity: Makes You Mom

10 Comments 26 January 2015

A new website that could be a writing opportunity. You have a mom, right? There might be something you could write at Makes You Mom.

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Cookie of Good Fortune

Blog, Food Poems, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, writing prompts

Poetry Prompt: Cookie of Good Fortune

51 Comments 26 January 2015

We think every cookie is full of good luck. Especially when they're chocolate chip! Join our poetry prompt & bake up your own cookie of good fortune.

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Love Locks Sentimental Poetry

Blog, poetry teaching resources, The Poet is In

The Poet is In: Let’s Talk Sentimental Poetry

109 Comments 23 January 2015

You wanted to know what makes for sentimental poetry. We're here to answer that question and raise a few questions of our own.

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Blog, Dip into Poetry, Every Day Poems

Top 10 ‘Dip into Poetry’ Lines

2 Comments 22 January 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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Losing Yourself: Rebecca Solnit’s ‘A Field Guide to Getting Lost’

25 Comments 21 January 2015

In 'A Field Guide to Getting Lost', Rebecca Solnit considers not only the virtue of losing oneself, but the necessity of it.

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Poets and Poems: Hugo Williams and “I Knew the Bride”

11 Comments 20 January 2015

British poet Hugo Williams has written a painful and beautiful collection of poems with "I Knew the Bride." These are poems with the immediacy of mortality.

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Bread, Pastries, and Pies

Blog, Food Poems, Photo Play, Photography prompts, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, writing prompts

Bread, Pastries, & Pies: Photo Play 2

36 Comments 19 January 2015

Explore the Photo Play 2 contributions from our community. Share your made-from-scratch poem inspired by all the different Bread, Pastries, & Pies you see.

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Poem Pinups Billy Collins Hunger Poem

Blog, Every Day Ideas, Every Day Poems, Getting Published

Every Day Ideas: Poem Pinups

2 Comments 16 January 2015

Now, when you share pictures of your Every Day Poem pinups, we'll save them for possible inclusion in a special "Every Day Ideas" ebook in 2015.

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Blog, poetry, poetry and business, Poetry at Work, Poetry at Work Day, Twitter poetry

Top Ten Favorites from Poetry at Work Day 2015

8 Comments 15 January 2015

As our third annual celebration of Poetry at Work Day concludes, we give you our top ten highlights, 47 tweets at a time.

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Mark the Mammoth Poetry at Work Day

Blog, poetry and business, Poetry at Work, Poetry at Work Day

Mark the Mammoth Celebrates Poetry at Work Day

7 Comments 14 January 2015

We'll have a full wrap-up of our 2015 Poetry at Work Day celebration tomorrow, but today, enjoy the poems of Mark the Mammoth.

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Today is Poetry at Work Day!

19 Comments 13 January 2015

Today is Poetry at Work Day, and Tweetspeak Poetry, and its co-sponsors Slice Magazine and Scratch Magazine, invite you to celebrate the day with us.

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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

21 Comments

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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