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Beat Poets Allen Ginsberg Tweetspeak Poetry

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September Beats: Allen Ginsberg

4 Comments 16 September 2014

Allen Ginsberg started with the Beat Generation and became known for the obscenity trial over his "Howl and Other Poems" and a devotion to protest.

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Tweetspeak Poets and Poems Beat Poets Kerouac

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September Beats: Jack Kerouac

14 Comments 09 September 2014

Jack Kerouac gave the name to the Beat Generation of writers and poets. In the more than 50 years after his death, he's become an American legend.

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the ballad

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The Ballad: Poetry Prompt and Playlist

26 Comments 01 September 2014

Our new playlist and poetry prompt pays homage to the timeless ballad. Listen along to our inspired tunes and let it bring out your inner troubadour.

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Edgar Allan Poe

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Poets and Poems: Meeting Edgar Allan Poe

2 Comments 26 August 2014

A new short biography of Edgar Allan Poe serves as an excellent introduction to an American literary icon.

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the one that got away

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Poetry Prompt: The One That Got Away

34 Comments 25 August 2014

Our poetry prompt beckons you to gather among friends at the Tweetspeak Bait and Tackle. We're spinning tales about the catch we just couldn't hold on to.

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Poets and Poems Luci Shaw "Scape"

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Poets and Poems: Luci Shaw and “Scape”

11 Comments 19 August 2014

Written with a perceptive and understanding eye, the poetry collection "Scape" by Luci Shaw is about the beauty of creation and the creative act.

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Silver Fish Poetry and Photo Prompt tweetspeakpoetry.com

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Gone Fishing: PhotoPlay and Prompt 2

8 Comments 18 August 2014

PhotoPlay weeks give us the opportunity to see another side of our talented poets. Find inspiration from photos in this week's prompt and create a poem.

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Gone Fishing PhotoPlay

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Gone Fishing: PhotoPlay and Prompt

45 Comments 11 August 2014

Some days, fishing is a discipline of quiet contemplation. Come on over and unwind. Tell others you've Gone Fishing and join us for a little PhotoPlay.

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tweetspeak poetry top ten posts

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

7 Comments 07 August 2014

Ever wonder what we're reading at Tweetspeak Poetry? Browse our Top Ten Posts from the last month (or so) and find out.

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Emily Bronte Tweetspeak Poetry

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Laura Inman and “The Poetic World of Emily Brontë”

7 Comments 05 August 2014

"The Poetic World of Emily Brontë" by Laura Inman is a wonderful way to be introduced to her poetry, seen through the lens of her novel "Wuthering Heights"

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poetry top ten picks

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The Best in Poetry: Top Ten Poetic Picks

10 Comments 31 July 2014

Trouble in the Little Free Libraries, the shocking truth about boredom, words to make your poetry legit, Neruda's new old poems, and why Tim Tebow sells more books than Billy Collins. It's the best in poetry (and poetic things in our latest Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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Boris Pasternak "February" Tweetspeak Poetry

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Poets and Poems: Boris Pasternak and “February”

6 Comments 29 July 2014

"February: Poems" by Boris Pasternak reflect the poet (and novelist's) experience of living in a Russia marked by war, revolution, civil war, and oppressive communism.

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Poetry Prompt: Swell

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Poetry Prompt: Swell

16 Comments 28 July 2014

The ocean dances. It undulates and curls. Arches back and bends forward. Moving toward the finale. This week's poetry prompt places you among the waves.

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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

24 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”

7 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”

10 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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