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Shakespeare Sonnet 104

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The Shakespeare Files: Sonnet 104 (Annotated)

2 Comments 15 April 2015

The Shakespeare Files is a collection of annotations and exclamations on the poetry of William Shakespeare. Today, it's Shakespeare's Sonnet 104.

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Poets and Poems: Daniel Bowman Jr.’s “A Plum Tree in Leatherstocking Country”

1 Comment 14 April 2015

"A Plum Tree in Leatherstocking Country" by Daniel Bowman Jr.is a beautiful collection, poems of quiet, reflection, and memory.

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Top 10 Chicken Poems

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Top Ten Chicken Poems

8 Comments 09 April 2015

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.)

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Wind, What's Your Name?

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Poetry Prompt: Wind, What’s Your Name?

33 Comments 23 March 2015

There are names for each bluster, gust, & breeze that blows through nearly every corner of the world. Capture the wind, name it, & write a poem. Join us!

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Top 10 Dip Into Poetry Lines

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Top 10 ‘Dip Into Poetry’ Lines

2 Comments 12 March 2015

We've been taking a daily "dip into poetry" sharing over Every Day Poems on Twitter. Come discover the power of a single line.

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wind, air, breath

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Photo Play: Air, Breath, Wind

32 Comments 09 March 2015

Everything needs a little room to breathe. Join us as we explore air, breath, wind. It's time for Photo Play!

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the best in poetry

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The Best in Poetry: Top Ten Poetic Picks

4 Comments 12 February 2015

Writing your way to a better life, Langston doodles, literary restaurant reviews and becoming mermaids. It's our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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dip into poetry

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Top 10 ‘Dip into Poetry’ Lines

2 Comments 22 January 2015

We've been taking a daily "dip into poetry" sharing over Every Day Poems on TWitter. Come discover the power of a single line.

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twitter poems top ten poetic tweets (3)

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Twitter Poems: Top Ten Poetic Tweets

2 Comments 08 January 2015

Looking for poetry on Twitter? Look no further than our latest Top Ten Poetic Tweets, featuring some of the best Twitter poems we've seen lately.

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Poets and Poems: William Stafford and “Ask Me”

3 Comments 30 December 2014

William Stafford had a unique poetic voice that transcended literary movements. "Ask Me: 100 Essential Poems" provides a window into that voice.

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Red Christmas Gift with Star and Ribbon Poetry Prompt

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The Gift of a Day: Poetry Prompt

1 Comment 25 December 2014

On a day like Christmas, gifts are the center, and ultimately can act as symbols of the deeper gift of sacred space and sharing.

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Best in Poetry Top Ten Poetic Picks

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

8 Comments 04 December 2014

Toni Morrison finally reads 'Beloved.' You might be too smart to write. Why productivity might be killing you. Our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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An Evening with Billy Collins

18 Comments 18 November 2014

Poet Billy Collins read from his new volume, "Aimless Love," in St. Louis County, Missouri on Nov. 1; more than 800 people came for an intimate evening.

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Top 10 Dip into Poetry Lines

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Top Ten #DipIntoPoetry Lines from Every Day Poems

6 Comments 06 November 2014

We've been taking a daily "dip into poetry" with Every Day Poems. Come discover the power of a line in our Top Ten Dip into Poetry Lines.

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