We've collected ten great haiku resources, from right here at Tweetspeak and all around the web, to help you discover the history of the form, how to write it, how to read it, and how to love it.Continue Reading
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Sometimes, it so happens we read a tweet and say to ourselves, “That’s poetry.” Maybe it didn't even mean to be a poem, but it’s a poetic thing all the same. It's a way of using words well. Here are ten of the best poetic tweets we've seen in the last few weeks.Continue Reading
Our first poet collection releases for Take Your Poet to Work Day: The Haiku Masters (Matsuo Basho, Yosa Buson, Kobayashi Issa)Continue Reading
Every month, we arrange the way we play poetry around a particular theme. You'll see it in the artful content from our contributing writers, hear it in our inspiring thematic Spotify playlists, put your hands on it in the Monday morning poetry prompts, or experience it in the daily offerings from Every Day Poems. Here are our favorites from 2012.Continue Reading
Haiku forbids excess. The poet has 17 syllables (or fewer) in which to say, not the un-sayable, but what can be said. There is no room for explanation, only impression. Angela O'Donnell on the way haiku gives the fleet glimpse instead of exposition, a quick picture in place of a thousand words.Continue Reading