Like Kipling’s lullaby, a poem that acknowledges the terrors of the night can help disarm them. Our discussion of Megan Willome’s The Joy of Poetry continues, with a look at poetry and dreams.
Megan Willome says she’d tell her 13-year-old self to stick with poetry. Tell us about your 13-year-old self in our Joy of Poetry book club.
We’ll be accepting Megan Willome’s invitation to experience The Joy of Poetry with our new book club beginning May 4.
We conclude our group discussion of On Being a Writer by considering the things with which a writer might surround himself to influence his writing.
What if we took our brains off ‘high alert’ and thought long enough to develop an original idea? Our discussion of A More Beautiful Question concludes today.
Join us for our next book club discussion of Warren Berger’s ‘A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas’ considering how asking beautiful questions like Why, What If, and How can help us move forward in our businesses and personal lives, our writing, and our creative endeavors.
What’s it like to live in a room created with one’s own breath? Join us for a look at how we make our lives in this week’s discussion of The Faraway Nearby.
Through Hans Christian Andersen’s tale of The Ice Queen, Rebecca Solnit shares the healing power and warmth of tears. Join us for this week’s discussion of The Faraway Nearby.
We’re discussing Rebecca Solnit’s The Faraway Nearby, this week considering how pain is a necessary means to retain a sense of one’s very self.
In The Faraway Nearby, Rebecca Solnit writes that “we tell ourselves stories in order to live.” In this week’s book club, we discuss the power of story. Join us.
Join us for our next book club, discussing The Faraway Nearby. We’ll can apricots, wear shoes made of ice, follow Frankenstein’s journey, fly with the swan man, and wander the labyrinth only to reach our center and return to our beginnings.
What could be less poetic than corporate restructuring? In this week’s discussion of Glynn Young’s Poetry at Work, we consider the poetry of layoffs.
In Poetry at Work, Glynn Young asks if work can have beauty. Some work seems to be the very spot where beauty expired. And yet, it’s there, if one looks.
Our upcoming book club discussion of Glynn Young’s new book, Poetry at Work, comes just in time to celebrate Poetry at Work Day.
What are we reading at Tweetspeak Poetry? Catch up on the top posts from last month (or so). Featuring Claire Burge, Lakin Easterling, Daniel Sperry, Poets House and more.
We’re giving creativity a place to kick off its shoes in the closet this week in our discussion of “Spin: Taking Your Creativity to the Nth Degree.”
In our November book club, we’ll be getting into the mind of productivity expert Claire Burge with her new illustrated release, Spin: Taking Your Creativity to the Nth Degree.
This week in our discussion of Dorothy Parker’s Elbow we consider the tattoo and identity — the way a tattoo can broadcast one’s identity, and how it might seem to have the power to create it, impose it, even take it away.