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mirror poems

Blog, Mirror Poems, poetry

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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the one that got away

Blog, Fishing Poems, love poetry, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, writing prompts

Poetry Prompt: The One That Got Away

34 Comments 25 August 2014

Our poetry prompt beckons you to gather among friends at the Tweetspeak Bait and Tackle. We're spinning tales about the catch we just couldn't hold on to.

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Poets and Poems Luci Shaw "Scape"

Nature Poems, Poems, poetry, poetry reviews, Poets, Spiritual Poems

Poets and Poems: Luci Shaw and “Scape”

11 Comments 19 August 2014

Written with a perceptive and understanding eye, the poetry collection "Scape" by Luci Shaw is about the beauty of creation and the creative act.

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tweetspeak poetry top ten posts

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Tweetspeak Poetry’s Top Ten Posts from the Last Month (or so)

7 Comments 07 August 2014

Ever wonder what we're reading at Tweetspeak Poetry? Browse our Top Ten Posts from the last month (or so) and find out.

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Gone Fishing

Blog, Fishing Poems, Poems, poetry, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, Water Poems, writing prompts

Gone Fishing: Poetry Prompt and Playlist

23 Comments 04 August 2014

We've got a roundup of the [mostly] happy songs in our new Playlist. Catch a listen, put up the "Gone Fishing" sign and cast a line or two of poetry with us.

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poetry top ten picks

Blog, poetry, poetry and business, Poetry at Work, poetry humor, poetry news, Top 10 Poetic Picks

The Best in Poetry: Top Ten Poetic Picks

10 Comments 31 July 2014

Trouble in the Little Free Libraries, the shocking truth about boredom, words to make your poetry legit, Neruda's new old poems, and why Tim Tebow sells more books than Billy Collins. It's the best in poetry (and poetic things in our latest Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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Boris Pasternak "February" Tweetspeak Poetry

Classic Poetry, Humanity Poems, love poetry, Poems, poetry and business, Poets, Russian Poets

Poets and Poems: Boris Pasternak and “February”

6 Comments 29 July 2014

"February: Poems" by Boris Pasternak reflect the poet (and novelist's) experience of living in a Russia marked by war, revolution, civil war, and oppressive communism.

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laundry poems

Blog, Laundry Poems, Poems, poetry

Top 10 Laundry Poems (and a Giveaway)

44 Comments 24 July 2014

Take a break from your laundry hanging, or ironing, or presoaking, and enjoy this neatly folded basket of laundry poems, plus a giveaway of Scratch Magazine.

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independence poems

Independence Poems, Poems, Red Poems

Top Ten Independence Poems

5 Comments 03 July 2014

All of us want a little independence; some of us want a lot. Which is to say that independence isn't only a political thing. Celebrate (or keep reaching) with these 10 great independence poems.

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summer poems

Poems, poetry, shakespeare poems, Summer Poems

Top Ten Summer Poems

12 Comments 26 June 2014

To help you stretch out these summer days as long as possible, we've gathered up a great collection of summer poems, from dandelions to love on the beach to patio umbrellas and everything in between (including the mosquitoes).

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the best in poetry

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

5 Comments 19 June 2014

The literary novel might be dead, how to get Stephen King's royalties, wrestling Ulysses and haiku-izing your status update. It's our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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Take Your Poet to Work John Keats

Blog, John Keats, poetry humor, Take Your Poet to Work Day

Take Your Poet to Work: John Keats

5 Comments 18 June 2014

Romantic poet John Keats trained as an apothecary. He'd be a great help in the lab this afternoon. He's the latest in our Take Your Poet to Work collection.

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Tweetspeak Poetry Poets and Poems Ron Padgett Collected Poems

Funny Poems, Getting Published, Humorous Poems, Poems, Poems about poetry, poetry, poetry reviews, Poets

Poets and Poems: Ron Padgett and “Collected Poems”

3 Comments 27 May 2014

"Collected Poems" by Ron Padgett covers more than 50 years of work, summing up a life lived in the creation of poetry.

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TSP Snowy Woods Robert Frost

Americana Poems, Nature Poems, Poems, poetry, poetry reviews, Poets, Robert Frost

Poets and Poems: Robert Frost and “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”

9 Comments 06 May 2014

"Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" by Robert Frost helped define poetry for millions of American Baby Boomers. It is still influential today.

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Wisława Szymborska Interview with a Child

Blog, National Poetry Month, poetry, Poetry Dare, Wislawa Szymborska

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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wislawa szymborska vocabulary

Blog, National Poetry Month, poetry, Poetry Dare, Wislawa Szymborska, writer's group resources

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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Red flower love etc poems

book reviews, Books, L.L. Barkat, love poems, love poetry, Poems, poetry, poetry reviews

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

1 Comment 01 April 2014

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

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twitter poetry top ten poetic tweets

Blog, poetry, Top Ten Poetic Tweets, Twitter poetry

Twitter Poetry: Top Ten Poetic Tweets

2 Comments 06 March 2014

Sometimes, it so happens we read a tweet and say to ourselves, “That’s poetry.” It’s Twitter 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.

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moon poems

Blog, Moon poems, poetry, Top Ten Poetic Tweets, Twitter poetry

Top Ten Poetic Tweets: Moon Poems Edition

3 Comments 20 February 2014

To help us in our quest to put poetry on the moon, we put out a call on Twitter for moon poems. Here are 10 of our favorites.

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coffee poem of the month poetry daily

Blog, Every Day Poems, Poem of the Month, Poems, poetry

The Poem of the Month: January

16 Comments 17 February 2014

Wherein we reveal the poem of the month. You picked it. We're unveiling it.

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