Milk is a significant part of the human story. Milk is a part of our beginnings. Pour yourself a glass, pull up a chair, and write poetry with us about milk and life.
Thank You Notes is a monthly prompt that focuses on expressing our thanks to a particular person, place, or thing. This month, we’re crafting thank-you’s to potatoes, parsnips, and other root vegetables.
Kindness is the fruit of empathy and understanding. Just as poetry inspires our thoughts, words, and actions, let us inspire one another with poems about small kindnesses.
Butter is one of the oldest known food sources and has been a constant symbol of life well-lived. Join us as we help ourselves to the butter and slather on an extra helping of it to our poetry.
Halloween is the perfect time to explore a little bit of the monster in all of us. Join us and write some Halloween-inspired poetry.
One of the trickier types of acrostic poetry is the double acrostic, also known as shadow poetry. Join us as we stand up to the challenge and write some poetry.
Get ready for the spookiest Halloween yet with these great tips for writing a Halloween poem from Tania Runyan.
Some acrostic poems are meant to be mysterious. Come along with us as we unravel a hidden acrostic poem and create some of our own.
One way to pay tribute to someone special in your life is by writing a poem with their name all over it. This week we learn six steps to writing the polished acrostic poem.
Acrostic poetry has its roots in classical antiquity yet still finds its way into modern verse. We’re learning a bit about this unique poetry style while we put our imaginations to work, writing some fun acrostics.
Have you tried our 5-day poetry prompt mini-series? We’re featuring 10 of our favorite community contributions based on prompts from How to Write a Poem.
For many, the word coffee is synonymous with Starbucks. Learn about how it all began for the Seattle company and write some caffeinated poetry with us.
Much of Shakespeare’s unique coinage is part of our common language even today. Read along with us and write poetry that expresses the meaning of one the words he contributed to our lexicon.
Join us as we consider the weight of a promise and reflect on the most meaningful promises we’ve made. What kind of promise poetry will you write?
The media is often riddled with bad news. Take time to find a little goodness on this side of humanity and its promise. Join us for a feel-good poetry prompt and share the good things you’ve heard.
We count on search engines to deliver relevant web sites in response to our queries. Learn a bit about Google and write some poetry about this forward-thinking technological giant.
Put down the device and journey with us as we learn more about our attention span and the joy of getting lost in a book. Then get lost in your poetic thoughts and write them down.
Step back in time and tell us about a special story that was read to you as a child, or one you’ve read to a child. From these memories, we will create poetry.