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Take Your Poet to Work Day: It’s About Access (and Ice Cream)

9 Comments 17 July 2014

At its heart, like the ice cream truck peddling frozen treats on a stick, Take Your Poet to Work Day is about access. Enjoy some highlights from our annual celebration.

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Take Your Poet to Work John Keats

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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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Top 100 FedEx Small Biz Contest Finalists Poems

17 Comments 27 February 2014

The top 100 FedEx Small Business contest winners are in. And they are looking marvelously poetic. (Amusement at no extra charge.)

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Poetry at Work, The Book: Introduction Excerpt

9 Comments 08 January 2014

Poetry at Work, the book, provides practical tools for altering work cultures and our approaches to everything from the business meeting to the business crisis.

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Book Club Announcement: Poetry at Work

4 Comments 16 December 2013

Our upcoming book club discussion of Glynn Young's new book, Poetry at Work, comes just in time to celebrate Poetry at Work Day.

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Get Your Official Poetry at Work Day Poster!

9 Comments 01 October 2013

Poetry at Work Day is coming Tues., January 14, 2014. Post the news at your workplace, library, or school or just own the poster for posterity. 1st 500 Free!

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Infographic: Poetry at Work Day 2014

21 Comments 01 October 2013

Poetry at Work Day is coming January 14, 2014. To launch this year's celebration, we're releasing our brand new 2014 Poetry at Work Day infographic.

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This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

7 Comments 25 July 2013

Street photography, Jane Austen summer camp, what poetry, science and Twinkies have in common. It's this week's Top Ten Poetic Picks: The Twinkie Edition.

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Serious Fun: How We Spent Take Your Poet to Work Day

21 Comments 19 July 2013

From Neruda driving the morning commute to T.S. Eliot settling down for a good night's sleep, we celebrated Take Your Poet to Work Day around the world. Enjoy a recap of our favorite images and tweets.

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Take Your Poet to Work Day is July 17, 2013 (Infographic)

19 Comments 15 July 2013

Wednesday, July 17, is Take Your Poet to Work Day. Our infographic has 6 easy ways you can celebrate the day.

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Take Your Poet to Work: Edgar Allan Poe

4 Comments 13 July 2013

Ever wish you could take your favorite poet to work? Now you can. Edgar Allan Poe joins our featured poets for Take Your Poet to Work Day on July 17.

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Take Your Poet to Work: Emily Dickinson

12 Comments 29 June 2013

Reclusive Emily Dickinson is the perfect poet for Take Your Poet to Work Day if you work from home. She won't even complain if you work in your pajamas—she'll be ghosting about in a house dress that's as white as the bed linens.

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Poetry at Work: Workplace Creativity

6 Comments 26 March 2013

Poetry can be used for creativity at work in three ways: to restore, to clarify, to organize.

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Poetry at Work: Television Becomes Poetry Becomes Speech

5 Comments 19 March 2013

A curious combination of television and poetry helped change an industry. I was having trouble finishing a speech. And it wasn’t just any speech but a rather significant departure for the company. It would have one of two outcomes. Either the company executive giving it would “elect to pursue career opportunities elsewhere” (companies rarely “fire” […]

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Poetry at Work: Beauty in the Workplace

7 Comments 05 March 2013

Few associate our work with beauty. It’s one of the reasons, perhaps the primary reason, we fail to see poetry at work. No beauty, no poetry.

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This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

2 Comments 21 February 2013

The hair-splitting debate over split infinitives, 10x vs 10% better, Monopoly iron says farewell. Lyla Willingham Lindquist has This Week's Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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Poetry at Work: PowerPoint as Poetry

13 Comments 05 February 2013

Most PowerPoint presentations try to eliminate all white space with words. Presenters should approach PowerPoint like poetry, using as few words as possible.

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Poetry at Work Day Survival Kit

11 Comments 14 January 2013

Want to celebrate Poetry at Work Day in your workplace? We've gathered a great collection of resources in our Poetry at Work Day Survival Kit to get you started.

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Poetry at Work: Ted Kooser, Insurance Underwriter (and Poet Laureate)

5 Comments 11 December 2012

Glynn Young tells the story of acclaimed poet Ted Kooser, former U.S. Poet Laureate, who spent most of his working career in the insurance industry.

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The Poetry of the Boss

10 Comments 04 December 2012

Workplace leadership hasn't been the subject of much poetry, but a poem about a boss offers the possibility of understanding and possibly forgiveness. Glynn Young asks you to consider the boss through a poetic lens to explain, celebrate, understand, or even forgive.

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