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The Selected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers: Poets and Poems at Tweetspeak Poetry

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Poets and Poems: Robinson Jeffers and “Selected Poetry”

1 Comment 22 July 2014

Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962) was a significant poet in the 1920s and 1930s, and then forgotten until rediscovered by the environmental movement.

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Portrait of a Shell

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PhotoPlay 2: Portrait of a Shell, Sand, and the Sea Poetry Prompt

14 Comments 21 July 2014

We are dipping our toes in the ocean at here at Tweetspeak Poetry. Join us for PhotoPlay 2. Look closely. You might just find a poem tucked inside a shell.

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Russian Poetry Pigeons in Park tweetspeakpoetry.com

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Poets and Poems: Marina Tsvetaeva and “My Poems”

6 Comments 08 July 2014

Russian poet Marina Tsvetaeva (1892-1941) used love as a compass in her poetry, in the face of monumental tragedies she experienced in her country.

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Beach photos Beach playlist tweetspeakpoetry.com

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Sand, Shells & Sea Glass: Poetry Prompt and Playlist

54 Comments 07 July 2014

This month, be inspired by Sand, Shells & Sea Glass. Read the Poetry Prompt and listen along. Our new playlist will give you an ocean of sound to write by.

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Wendell Berry Tweetspeak Poetry Poets and Poems

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Poets and Poems: Wendell Berry and “This Day”

9 Comments 01 July 2014

"This Day," Wendell Berry's new collected Sabbath poems, remind us of the wholeness, consistency and beauty of his literary writing.

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My Dog Day

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Poetry Prompt: My Dog Day

11 Comments 30 June 2014

There are many wonders in a dog's mind. Join us for this week's poetry prompt: My Dog Day. Now's your chance to live a dog's life, if only for a day.

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summer poems

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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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Tokien's Beowulf Tweetspeak Poetry

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Poets and Poems: J.R.R. Tolkien and “Beowulf”

6 Comments 24 June 2014

The newly published translation of "Beowulf" by J.R.R. Tolkien is both poetic prose and a reminder of the epic's influence on "The Lord of the Rings."

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Dog Adventure

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Poetry Prompt: Dog Adventure

24 Comments 23 June 2014

It's not just a poetry prompt — it's the pet door to an adventure. Journey along as we live vicariously through dog tales of excitement and suspense.

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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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Anna Akhmatova and the Poetry of Resilience Tweetspeak Poetry

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Anna Akhmatova and the Poetry of Resilience

4 Comments 17 June 2014

Russian poet Anna Akhmatova experienced personal tragedy, war, revolution, civil war, and Stalinist repression, and still wrote haunting poetry.

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Faithful Dog

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Photography Prompts: Faithful Dog Photo Play 2

3 Comments 16 June 2014

We received several heart-warming submissions for our photography prompts. Visit our family dog album, pick your favorite, and respond with a poem.

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Thomas Merton Tweetspeak Poetry

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Poets and Poems: Thomas Merton and “In the Dark Before Dawn”

4 Comments 10 June 2014

Thomas Merton continues to exert a significant pull on the imagination, the intellect, and the conscience.

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Puppy Dog Eyes

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Photography Prompts: Puppy Dog Eyes Photo Play

16 Comments 09 June 2014

Taking good pet photographs takes practice. Our photography prompts are here to help. Bring your camera and dog along with us for a little Photo Play!

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

No Comments 05 June 2014

What are we reading at Tweetspeak Poetry? Catch up on the top posts from last month (or so).

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Take Your Poet to Work Langston Hughes cover

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Take Your Poet to Work: Langston Hughes

6 Comments 04 June 2014

Be the envy of your coworkers when you bring Langston Hughes to the office with you for Take Your Poet to Work Day on July 16. He's our first poet of 2014.

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national student poet

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National Student Poet: Michaela Coplen (Part 2): Advocating for Poetry

4 Comments 04 June 2014

As a National Student Poet, Michaela Coplen has a goal “to spread appreciation of poetry at all levels...to encourage people to make poetry a part of their daily lives, reading, writing, or listening to one poem a day.”

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Maya Angelou Tweetspeak Poetry

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Maya Angelou: The Poetry and Life of Reinvention

5 Comments 03 June 2014

Maya Angelou was an unlikely candidate for literary success. But she reinvented herself, more than once.

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Dog Songs

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Dog Songs: Poetry Prompt & Playlist

63 Comments 02 June 2014

We cannot imagine a world without dogs and the joy they bring. Check out our new playlist and poetry prompt. Come sing (or howl) a few Dog Songs with us.

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Journey into Poetry Victoria Addesso Tweetspeak Poetry

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Journey into Poetry: Victoria Addesso

13 Comments 30 May 2014

On a trip to the shopping mall I visit the bookstore and buy my first book: Ariel. A thin paperback. I read it that night. I read it all summer long.

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