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Twitter Poems: Top Ten Poetic Tweets

4 Comments 03 April 2014

When we see good Twitter poems, we stop and take notice. Today we're featuring ten of the best Twitter poems we’ve seen in the last few weeks:

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Twitter Poetry: Top Ten Poetic Tweets

1 Comment 06 February 2014

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.

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Take Your Poet to Work: The Haiku Masters

8 Comments 15 June 2013

Our first poet collection releases for Take Your Poet to Work Day: The Haiku Masters (Matsuo Basho, Yosa Buson, Kobayashi Issa)

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Poetry Comics: The Poetry Industry

6 Comments 25 May 2013

Did you know? The Poetry Industry has its own park.

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Boost Your Haiku High-Q: An Infographic

26 Comments 27 February 2013

One expert says haiku is "not fun." He's never been to Tweetspeak. We have a fun new infographic to help you Boost Your Haiku High-Q

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Our Favorites from the 2012 Poetry Themes

1 Comment 31 December 2012

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.

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This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

15 Comments 20 December 2012

Haiku chains, Haiku Brew, haiku reflections on a community street. Lyla Willingham Lindquist has a haiku-ridden edition of our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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Haiku: Pierced by Beauty

9 Comments 19 December 2012

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.

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Why Haiku: Not Just 5-7-5

9 Comments 17 December 2012

The best known haiku attribute -- the 17-syllable count and 5-7-5 rhythm -- turns out to be its least valid attribute. Christopher Patchel explores Why Haiku.

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To Our Family (A Haiku)

9 Comments 17 December 2012

There's no single right way, but for those of us who scratch words, poetry--even haiku--can provide an outlet for working through our collective grief.

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This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

2 Comments 13 December 2012

Random acts of poetry, communing with nature is not an excuse to get out of the office, going to class with Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath. It's all in This Week's Top Ten Poetic Picks with Seth Haines.

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Haiku Patience

7 Comments 11 December 2012

Chris Yokel considers the haiku as a call out of the blur of modern life, and out of shallow thinking and living to a deep place in this reprint from The Curator.

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Holiday Haiku: A Poetry Prompt

16 Comments 10 December 2012

Holiday favorite "A Christmas Story" provides a backdrop for this week's holiday haiku poetry prompt with Seth Haines. Careful. You'll shoot your eye out.

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A Holiday (Not a Haiku): Our December Poetry Playlist

22 Comments 03 December 2012

He knows if you've been bad or haiku, so be haiku for goodness sake. Seth Haines introduces our December poetry theme, and a brand new holiday playlist.

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