Poets and Poems: Alexander Blok and “The Stranger”

book reviews, Classic Poetry, love poems, Poems, poetry, poetry reviews, Poets, Russian Poets

Poets and Poems: Alexander Blok and “The Stranger”

3 Comments 12 August 2014

In his lifetime, Alexander Blok was considered one of the finest of all Russian poets. He still carries that accolade today.

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Gone Fishing PhotoPlay

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

Gone Fishing: PhotoPlay and Prompt

45 Comments 11 August 2014

Some days, fishing is a discipline of quiet contemplation. Come on over and unwind. Tell others you've Gone Fishing and join us for a little PhotoPlay.

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Eating and Drinking Poems, Food Poems, Nature Poems, Summer Poems

Eating and Drinking Poems: May Swenson’s “Strawberrying”

12 Comments 08 August 2014

In honor of the last days of summer, Kathryn Neel shares an old family recipe for strawberry ice cream to go with May Swenson’s poem, “Strawberrying.”

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Blog, poetry, Top 10 Poetic Picks

Tweetspeak Poetry’s Top Ten Posts from the Last Month (or so)

7 Comments 07 August 2014

Ever wonder what we're reading at Tweetspeak Poetry? Browse our Top Ten Posts from the last month (or so) and find out.

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Common-Core-Poem-Musee-des-Beaux-Arts

Blog, Common Core Poems, Picture Poems, poetry teaching resources, W. H. Auden

Common Core Picture Poems: Auden’s Musee des Beaux Arts

20 Comments 06 August 2014

Engage with poems from the Common Core with a dose of humor, beginning with our Picture Poems. We start this week with Musee des Beaux Arts by W. H. Auden.

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laundry poems

Blog, Laundry Poems, poetry, poetry prompt

Your Laundry Poems and Scratch Magazine Winner

4 Comments 06 August 2014

Today we're featuring some of your laundry poems and announcing the winner of the Scratch Magazine giveaway.

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Emily Bronte Tweetspeak Poetry

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Laura Inman and “The Poetic World of Emily Brontë”

7 Comments 05 August 2014

"The Poetic World of Emily Brontë" by Laura Inman is a wonderful way to be introduced to her poetry, seen through the lens of her novel "Wuthering Heights"

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Loki Goodness Campaign SuperbWallpapers art

Blog, Fiction, Loki Goodness Campaign

The Loki Goodness Campaign, 2: Advice Column

4 Comments 04 August 2014

The Loki Goodness Campaign is a parody of a phenomenon among Thor and Loki fans, many whom believe Loki has gotten a bad rap and is actually good.

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Blog, Workshops

Writer’s Workshop: The Hero’s Journey for Storytellers

8 Comments 04 August 2014

A hero's journey writing workshop you won't forget, with leader Gloria Kempton. Kempton has worked with over 10,000 writers to get them to the next level!

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Gone Fishing

Blog, Fishing Poems, Poems, poetry, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, Water Poems, writing prompts

Gone Fishing: Poetry Prompt and Playlist

23 Comments 04 August 2014

We've got a roundup of the [mostly] happy songs in our new Playlist. Catch a listen, put up the "Gone Fishing" sign and cast a line or two of poetry with us.

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Tweetspeak Poetry memoir notebook advice to new writers

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Memoir Notebook: Advice for New Memoir Writers

14 Comments 01 August 2014

I asked two online nonfiction writers’ groups: What’s the one piece of advice you’d like to give new memoir writers. The following are their responses.

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poetry top ten picks

Blog, poetry, poetry and business, Poetry at Work, poetry humor, poetry news, Top 10 Poetic Picks

The Best in Poetry: Top Ten Poetic Picks

10 Comments 31 July 2014

Trouble in the Little Free Libraries, the shocking truth about boredom, words to make your poetry legit, Neruda's new old poems, and why Tim Tebow sells more books than Billy Collins. It's the best in poetry (and poetic things in our latest Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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Blog, Design, Interview, Poetry at Work

Interview with Ariel Malka: Dynamic Designer-Programmer, Part 2

1 Comment 30 July 2014

Mobile-development expert Ariel Malka talks about the literary texts he wants to explore in digital space and his research and development initiatives.

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Boris Pasternak "February" Tweetspeak Poetry

Classic Poetry, Humanity Poems, love poetry, Poems, poetry and business, Poets, Russian Poets

Poets and Poems: Boris Pasternak and “February”

6 Comments 29 July 2014

"February: Poems" by Boris Pasternak reflect the poet (and novelist's) experience of living in a Russia marked by war, revolution, civil war, and oppressive communism.

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Loki art from SuperbWallpapers

Fiction, Loki Goodness Campaign, Student Writing

The Loki Goodness Campaign, 1

5 Comments 28 July 2014

The Loki Goodness Campaign is a parody of a phenomenon among Thor and Loki fans, many whom believe Loki has gotten a bad rap and is actually good.

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Poetry Prompt: Swell

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

Poetry Prompt: Swell

16 Comments 28 July 2014

The ocean dances. It undulates and curls. Arches back and bends forward. Moving toward the finale. This week's poetry prompt places you among the waves.

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Top Ten Childrens Novels Tweetspeak Poetry

Blog, book reviews, Children's Stories, Classic Books

Top 10 YA and Children’s Books

28 Comments 25 July 2014

Kimberlee Conway Ireton shares her top 10 YA and children's books (actually, 17 or so).

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laundry poems

Blog, Laundry Poems, Poems, poetry

Top 10 Laundry Poems (and a Giveaway)

44 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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Horribly Tragic Deaths of Many of My Favourite Characters, Short Poems, Student Writing

The Horribly Tragic Deaths of Many of My Favourite Characters: Poem 3, Merlin and Arthur

3 Comments 24 July 2014

In the spirit of Edward Gorey, the "Horribly Tragic Deaths" poems. This one, Merlin and Arthur.

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Blog, Design, Interview, Poetry at Work

Interview with Ariel Malka: Dynamic Designer-Programmer, Part 1

4 Comments 23 July 2014

Maureen Doallas interviews Ariel Malka, a talented software designer and programmer exploring the realm of interactivity in digital space.

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the ballad

Americana Poems, Blog, Music, Music Poems, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, writing prompts

The Ballad: Poetry Prompt and Playlist

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Our new playlist and poetry prompt pays homage to the timeless ballad. Listen along to our inspired tunes and let it bring out your inner troubadour.

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