Laura Brown makes her way to the local farmers market to sample teas from De Fer Coffee and Tea in the latest stop on the Pittsburgh tea quest tour.
Finding the right tea shop, at the right time, can be a perfect fresh start. Laura Lynn Brown continues her Pittsburgh tea quest with a stop at LaBella’s.
Laura Brown’s tea quest takes a detour into New York for a stop at the Silver Tips Tea Room in Tarrytown where the river is astonishingly wide, the egg souchong delicious.
Laura Brown’s tea quest takes her to Tupelo Honey Teas Cafe and a selection of Pittsburgh-specific tea blends especially for Yinzers n’at.
Laura Lynn Brown’s tea quest in Pittsburgh continues, with a stop at Arnold’s Tea House to sample Dragonwell green tea.
In the schedule’s in-between space, Laura Brown discovers a new tea shop on her Pittsburgh tea quest, and a fragrant cup of tulsi.
With both hands wrapped around a steaming mug, Ann Kroeker recognizes that life needs pauses. And life needs tea.
The fragrance of tea takes Donna Falcone back to another time, another place, stirring memories of illness, of family, of love.
Gather your books, a comfy blanket and a cup of tea. Andy Hayes has 10 great ideas to inspire you to create your dream reading nook.
Sandra Heska King tours the Science & Culture Museum at Michigan State U, discovering culture through teapots, quilts, hats and illegal hatpins.
Painting with tea, a tribute to Pride and Prejudice, the most “bank-clerky of all bank clerks. Seth Haines has the best in poetry in this week’s Top 10 Poetic Picks.
Tea goes with writing, writing starts with poetry. It’s a like a triangle with tea at the top, the left corner as poetry, and the right corner as my regular writing. Megan Willome, on tea and poetry,
How a hardcore coffee drinker turns to tea is something science can’t explain. A “come to rooibos” moment.
Welcome to a new year here at Tweetspeak Poetry. With this new year comes a new series of Monday poetry prompts to help you get your week started right! If you’ve been with us for a while, you know the drill–I’ll provide a writing prompt touching on Tweetspeak’s monthly theme, and you’ll compose a poem to […]
T. S. Poetry Press, publisher of the Oprah Summer Read The Whipping Club, has released a fiction debut that could help Dana Gioia’s dream come true. Gioia has made a strong call to get poetry into the public eye. The Novelist, by L.L. Barkat, weaves poetry throughout a story that explores the woes of a […]
The best in poetry (and poetic things), this week with Lyla Lindquist. 1 Art This afternoon while I sipped hot rooibos from a fancy gold-rimmed tea cup (Get on the bus, Gus. All the cool Tweetspeak kids are drinking tea now.), I thought to myself, “Gee, I wonder where I could get a complete listing of […]
Some define the boundaries of the American south by way of the Mason Dixon line. Others define its lines by allegiances during the War of Northern Aggression. Frankly, I find both such delineations to be crude and lacking in nuance. No, I do not ascribe to traditional notions of defining the South. Instead, I reckon its […]
The first fall drizzle blew into Fayetteville this weekend, and though it wasn’t yet cold enough to kindle the fireplaces, someone in the neighborhood tried. The smoke came wafting down the road and through my open window. There is a gathering up in Autumn, and not of leaves. I smell it in the fires and […]