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Wisława Szymborska Interview with a Child

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National Poetry Month Poetry Dare: Wisława Szymborska’s “Interview with a Child”

18 Comments 30 April 2014

The young Master in Wisława Szymborska's "Interview with a Child" challenges us to reject the idea that things are only as they seem.

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Wisława Szymborska Could Have

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National Poetry Month Poetry Dare: Wisława Szymborska’s “Could Have”

20 Comments 16 April 2014

It's difficult to explain good fortune, though that didn't stop Wisława Szymborska from trying in her poem "Could Have."

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Wisława Szymborska's Conversation with a Stone

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National Poetry Month Poetry Dare: Wisława Szymborska’s “Conversation with a Stone”

15 Comments 09 April 2014

Wisława Szymborska's "Conversation with a Stone" evokes the infuriating sense of talking to a rock. That's a good reason to love the poem.

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National Poetry Month Poetry Dare: Wisława Szymborska’s “Vocabulary”

37 Comments 02 April 2014

Join us for Week #1 of our National Poetry Month Poetry Dare. We're looking at "Vocabulary" and "An Effort" by Wisława Szymborska. What did you read?

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National Poetry Month Highlights: Tomas Tranströmer

5 Comments 01 April 2014

Tomas Transtromer has been writing for a long time. It shows. Join us in celebrating his poetry and life this National Poetry Month!

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This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

4 Comments 02 May 2013

Madonna recites Neruda, Kennedy memorizes Colderidge, Seinfeld drinks coffee. It's poetry and more in Our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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You Put Poetry on the Map!

16 Comments 01 May 2013

From the Arabian peninsula to Seattle, we put poetry on the map this National Poetry Month.

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National Poetry Month: poemcrazy: lights and mysteries

7 Comments 01 May 2013

Join us as we wrap up our discussion of 'poemcrazy' with woolly mammoth, vikings, and writing to save your life.

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Top 10 Poetry Sites to Follow for National Poetry Month

7 Comments 05 April 2013

Who to follow for National Poetry Month (and maybe all year long). The best in poetry sites.

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This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

7 Comments 04 April 2013

A bot to write your poetry, rejection letter Bingo, using your boredom and writer's block for good instead of evil. It's another week of our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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national poetry month poemcrazy

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National Poetry Month: poemcrazy: following words

50 Comments 03 April 2013

We're reading 'poemcrazy: freeing your life with words' together this month at Tweetspeak. Are you reading along?

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National Poetry Month Phone Poets

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National Poetry Month: Phone Poets Project

11 Comments 02 April 2013

Tweetspeak is teaming up with Patty Paine, of Diode Poetry Journal, to jumpstart a Phone Poets Project for National Poetry Month.

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Ticket Counter National Poetry Month

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The Ticket Counter: National Poetry Month

7 Comments 30 March 2013

At Tweetspeak Poetry, we know you want *in* to the special experience of National Poetry Month. So we'll be curating the best experiences for you, all month long.

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A Ticket to National Poetry Month: Twitter Poetry Party

4 Comments 29 March 2013

National Poetry Month starts Monday. Tweetspeak will be your go-to place for tickets to the best in poetry all month long. Your first ticket is one of our favorites: Tweetspeak will host a Twitter Poetry Party on Thursday, from 8:30-9:30 p.m. EST.

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