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Poetry for Life: Take a Poet Home with You in Seattle

22 Comments 02 December 2014

It's poetry for life - and it surrounds you. Look for it and help Tweetspeak Poetry celebrate it. We're starting in Seattle.

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Top Ten Red Poems

5 Comments 16 October 2014

If there's one thing red is not, it's neutral. We've collected ten great red poems that demand your attention.

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Top Ten Mirror Poems

8 Comments 04 September 2014

Poems make wonderful mirrors, excellent tools for self-reflection. We've gathered up a collection of 10 great mirror poems.

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Top Ten Rose Poems

6 Comments 21 August 2014

Robbie Burns didn't write the first rose poem. But he may have written one of the best. Enjoy this fresh bouquet of a dozen (minus two) rose poems.

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The Best in Poetry: This Month’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

3 Comments 15 May 2014

Artful chocolate, famous punk authors, poetry in the supermarket, and how to not write a novel. It's the best in poetry: our monthly Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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Poets and Poems: L.L. Barkat’s “Love, Etc.”

2 Comments 01 April 2014

Love Etc. reminds us what eternity is, and what part of it is contained within ourselves.

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A Poetry Dare for National Poetry Month

128 Comments 26 March 2014

Celebrate National Poetry Month by joining in our first ever large group Poetry Dare. Read a poem a day with us, with the daily offerings from Every Day Poems or a choose a poet to read for the month.

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This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

No Comments 05 December 2013

Did Jane Austen play video games? Did William Carlos Williams really eat the plums? Did Ben Franklin think flying was useful? It's another week of the best in poetry and poetic things: Our Top 10 Poetic Picks.

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Operation Poetry Dare: I Can’t Dance to It

51 Comments 16 July 2013

Nancy Franson continues her experimental poetry dare, trying to work out the rhythm of a new dance partner.

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This Week’s Top 10 Poetic Picks

7 Comments 17 January 2013

The best in poetry (and poetic things), this week with Seth Haines. 1 Art Have you ever been perusing Twitter and decided that you wanted to know the story behind the tweet? (The 140-character limitation is a bit of a story killer. Right?) If so, then check out this article about conceptual artists Nate Larson and […]

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Audio Excerpt: The Novelist by L.L. Barkat

No Comments 21 December 2012

An audio excerpt from L.L. Barkat's The Novelist: a novella featuring the delightful voice of Claire Burge.

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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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The Novelist: Where Fiction Begins

25 Comments 12 December 2012

In the end, the creative act can be misunderstood, and the creation seen for something other than what it is. Lyla Willingham Lindquist wraps up our book club discussion of L.L. Barkat's The Novelist.

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The Novelist: Fiction with Character(s)

17 Comments 05 December 2012

Readers want to know who the various characters in The Novelist represent. Lyla Willingham Lindquist wants to know who the tea basket represents. Join us for week two of our book club discussion.

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Learn to Write Form Poems

Whether or not you end up enjoying the form poem, we've seen the value of building your skills through writing in form.

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