Poetry at Work™

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Every day we work. Every day we could use a little poetry at work. Here are 6 ways to get you started…

1 • Get into the game

Open the door just a little. Meet up with inspiring articles, Poetry Prompts, and more. Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter, Saturday delivery.

2 • Buy a year of happy work mornings

Start your day happy and focused, by reading a poem a day. Inbox delivery, Monday through Friday. Buy now, just $5.99 a year.

3 • Start a workplace initiative

— Need to convince someone (or yourself) that a workplace poetry initiative is good for business? Check out these articles on the vibrant connection between poetry and work

— Buy a bulk subscription of our happy mornings publication, Every Day Poems. Great for use in on-site groups or to inspire or gift your entire staff

(After purchase, please send us the list of emails for those you paid to subscribe. Send to editor@tspoetry.com. Subscriptions will begin 1-3 business days after we receive your email list)

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4 • Bribe your inner writer

What do you do at lunchtime, on the train, after getting home from work? Is there a John Grisham or a Wallace Stevens lurking in you? Why not bribe your inner writer to come out, with one of our excellent writing resources:

Inspired: 8 Ways to Write Poems You Can Love
Rumors of Water: Thoughts on Creativity & Writing (twice named a Best Book of 2011)
The Novelist (for all writers, but especially fiction hopefuls)

5 • Celebrate Poetry at Work Day

Consider gifting these to the whole office for Poetry at Work Day, January 14, 2014. Or keep one to yourself on your desk…

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6 • Make it Simple to Stay Connected & Share

Make it easy to visit ongoing Poetry at Work articles and share them with your blog or website community. Take a badge, or two…

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Building phhoto by Fazen, Creative Commons, via Flickr. All badge photos by Claire Burge, used with permission.

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