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Frank O'Hara

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September Beats: Frank O’Hara

2 Comments 30 September 2014

Poet Frank O'Hara bridged the Beat poets and contemporary poetry, taking poetry from academia and even the coffeehouses to the streets.

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dip into poetry

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Top Ten “Dip into Poetry” Lines

8 Comments 25 September 2014

We've been taking a daily "dip into poetry" for the last month or so. Come discover the power of a line in our Top Ten Dip into Poetry Lines.

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Beat Poets Denise Levertov

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September Beats: Denise Levertov

12 Comments 23 September 2014

Poet Denise Levertov is associated with the Beat Poets, but she transcended the Beats to write about war, environment, faith, and the whole realm of life.

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The Best in Poetry: Top Ten Poetic Picks

5 Comments 18 September 2014

Your novel's optimum length is shorter than a bridge. A literary time capsule. Team building for the self-employed. It's our Top 10 Poetic Picks.

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Journey into Poetry: Maureen Doallas

36 Comments 17 September 2014

For some, reading and writing poetry is a way "through the tunnel and back into the light." Follow Maureen Doallas' Journey into Poetry.

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Beat Poets Allen Ginsberg Tweetspeak Poetry

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September Beats: Allen Ginsberg

8 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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September Beats: Jack Kerouac

15 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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