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Wisława Szymborska Could Have

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

National Poetry Month Poetry Dare: Wisława Szymborska’s “Could Have”

18 Comments 16 April 2014

It's difficult to explain good fortune, though that didn't stop Wisława Szymborska from trying in her poem "Could Have."

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Poets and Poems: Charles Wright’s “Caribou”

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Poets and Poems: “Caribou” by Charles Wright

8 Comments 15 April 2014

"Caribou," the new collection of poems by Charles Wright, is about memory, what has passed, and what is gone, and the realizations that come only with age.

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Still Life With Cheese

Blog, Cheese Poems, Eating and Drinking Poems, Food Poems, Photo Play, Photography prompts, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, writing prompts

Photo Prompts: Still Life With Cheese Photo Play

18 Comments 14 April 2014

Capture beauty on a plate. Join us for this month's Photo Prompts, and dabble in the art of food styling.

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Say Cheese

Blog, Eating and Drinking Poems, Food Poems, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, writing prompts

Say Cheese Poetry Prompt and a Playlist

53 Comments 07 April 2014

It's time for a new cheese poetry prompt and a playlist. We've got unique songs and a prompt that's sure to bring on the cheese.

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top ten twitter poems

Blog, Haiku, poetry, Top Ten Poetic Tweets, Twitter poetry

Twitter Poems: Top Ten Poetic Tweets

4 Comments 03 April 2014

When we see good Twitter poems, we stop and take notice. Today we're featuring ten of the best Twitter poems we’ve seen in the last few weeks:

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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”

36 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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Ode to My Coffee Shop

Blog, Coffee and Tea, Coffee Poems, Ode Poems, poetry, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, Tea Poems, writing prompts

Ode Poetry: Ode to My Coffee Shop

32 Comments 31 March 2014

There's comfort in the familiarity of our favorite coffee or tea shop. Pull up a cozy chair, pour a cup, and write some ode poetry with us. Join us!

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Image-ine Poetry: “Girl in Street” by Lisa Hess Hesselgrave

26 Comments 28 March 2014

Writing poetry from art ignites creativity. For this Image-ine exercise, join Maureen Doallas as she responds to Lisa Hess Hesselgrave's "Girl in Street."

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top ten posts at tweetspeak poetry

Blog, Music, poetry, Top 10 Poetic Picks

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

1 Comment 27 March 2014

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

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ode to pet peeve

Blog, Ode Poems, Poems, poetry, poetry humor, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, writing prompts

Ode Poetry: To a Pet Peeve

40 Comments 24 March 2014

Let's celebrate the little things that drive us batty! Join us for this week's poetry prompt— Ode poetry: to a Pet Peeve.

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re-inventing the ode

Blog, Ode Poems, poetry

Re-Inventing the Ode

31 Comments 19 March 2014

Creating a traditional ode allows the poet to use her outdoor voice. It is a profoundly public medium, daring to speak to and for everyone.

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Poets and Poems Nicholas Samaras

book reviews, Books, Poems, poetry, poetry reviews, Poets, Spiritual Poems

Poets and Poems: Nicholas Samaras’ “American Psalm World Psalm”

6 Comments 18 March 2014

Poets and Poems considers a new collection of 150 poems by Nicholas Samaras, each in the form of a psalm. "American Psalm, World Psalm" speaks to the heart.

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An_Ode to Home

Blog, Ode Poems, Photo Play, Photography prompts, poetry prompt, poetry teaching resources, Themed Writing Projects, writing prompts

Photo Prompts: An Ode to Home Photo Play 2

12 Comments 17 March 2014

Poetry and photo prompts go hand in hand with our Photo Play feature. Check out the entries for An Ode to Home.

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