As our third annual celebration of Poetry at Work Day concludes, we give you our top ten highlights, 47 tweets at a time.
What are we reading at Tweetspeak Poetry? Catch up on the top posts from last month (or so).
The top 100 FedEx Small Business contest winners are in. And they are looking marvelously poetic. (Amusement at no extra charge.)
As we turn the page to 2014, we’re playing back the most popular posts at Tweetspeak Poetry of 2013. Not surprisingly, these posts reflected our commitment to play, learn, and grow.
We’ve added printable posters and sharp new desktop wallpapers to our growing collection of Poetry at Work Day resources. Download yours today.
What do you do with the poem you cannot write? You follow it. Even if it never leaves the four square walls of your office cubicle. Join Richard Maxson for Poetry at Work.
Business and poetry, at least on the surface, appear to form an unlikely alliance. Scott Edward Anderson shows us why it’s not so unlikely after all.
A curious combination of television and poetry helped change an industry. I was having trouble finishing a speech. And it wasn’t just any speech but a rather significant departure for the company. It would have one of two outcomes. Either the company executive giving it would “elect to pursue career opportunities elsewhere” (companies rarely “fire” […]
A secretary at work once stopped me outside my office. “People are worried about you,” she said. “Me?” I asked. “Why?” “You’re walking the hallways, mumbling to yourself. People are noticing.” I stared for a moment, and then I understood. “I’m writing a speech,” I said. “It’s a restless activity for me. I have to […]
We celebrated the first Poetry at Work Day all a-Twitter with work poems. A few highlights from the day.
Want to celebrate Poetry at Work Day in your workplace? We’ve gathered a great collection of resources in our Poetry at Work Day Survival Kit to get you started.
Need a few poems to read for Poetry at Work Day, or any day at all? Check out these 10 great poems about work. Then maybe write a few of your own.
Random acts of poetry, communing with nature is not an excuse to get out of the office, going to class with Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath. It’s all in This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks with Seth Haines.
Glynn Young tells the story of acclaimed poet Ted Kooser, former U.S. Poet Laureate, who spent most of his working career in the insurance industry.
Should the Founding Fathers be booked for selling their used ones? Are public school students reading too much fiction? Are there too many poets writing too many poems? Which direction should I mow my lawn? Lyla Willingham Lindquist has the answers to burning questions–or at least the burning questions–in This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Workplace leadership hasn’t been the subject of much poetry, but a poem about a boss offers the possibility of understanding and possibly forgiveness. Glynn Young asks you to consider the boss through a poetic lens to explain, celebrate, understand, or even forgive.
Cowboy Christmas poetry, book sculptures from a mystery artists, why business leaders need to pay poetry its due. Seth Haines has this week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Glynn Young discusses the work of poet David Whyte, author of several books on the importance of poetry in preserving the soul in corporate America, including “The Heart Aroused.”