With three ways to take the 30 Days Challenge for National Poetry Month, it’s simple and fun. Choose one, or mix it up. Then tell the community what you’re doing, and share your poem-ing along the way.
Don’t let the folks with briefcases have all the fun. Join in the brand new celebration of Take Your Poet to School Week with our fun cut ‘n color poets on a stick.
Did you commit “The Stolen Child” for National Poetry Month? Even if you didn’t, this fun quiz will delight (and teach you a few things about the poem).
We wrap up our group reading of The Wild Swans by Jackie Morris, considering the patience of water and things to which we will give long years of our lives.
Why should National Poetry Month be oh-so-predictable? Here are 5 sparkling ways to add a little shine to April.
This month we’re reading The Wild Swans by Jackie Morris together. Join us for a conversation about wishes and curses and, of course, swans (and maybe write a poem to the fairy tale).
Join us in our National Poetry Month Dare as we memorize “The Stolen Child” by W. B. Yeats, complete with printable Faery Badges.
Tired after National Poetry Month? Relax with a soft, fluffy pillow and share the joy of poetry. It’s Poem on Your Pillow Day!
Beverly Cleary’s 100th birthday, using your hands to help your head, Ohio’s new poet laureate and radiologist in chief. Our Top 10 Poetic Picks is back.
We’ve rounded up 5 great celebration tools for National Poetry Month—from awesome free coloring pages and the makings of a poets’ parade, to surprising writing tools, plus!
Former teen poet becomes President. Poetry is dead, again? Elastic ekphrastics and the challenges of diversity in publishing. It’s our Top Ten Poetic Picks.
If Google search is any indication, the world is looking for chicken poetry. Here are 10 chicken poems to make the search easier. (Or at least more fun.)
Finally, it’s April. And we can start penning verse for National Poultry Month! Just another #smartfun opportunity from Tweetspeak Poetry.
The young Master in Wisława Szymborska’s “Interview with a Child” challenges us to reject the idea that things are only as they seem.
It’s difficult to explain good fortune, though that didn’t stop Wisława Szymborska from trying in her poem “Could Have.”
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.
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?
Tomas Transtromer has been writing for a long time. It shows. Join us in celebrating his poetry and life this National Poetry Month!