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Top Ten Favorites from Poetry at Work Day 2015

8 Comments 15 January 2015

As our third annual celebration of Poetry at Work Day concludes, we give you our top ten highlights, 47 tweets at a time.

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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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Top 100 FedEx Small Biz Contest Finalists Poems

17 Comments 27 February 2014

The top 100 FedEx Small Business contest winners are in. And they are looking marvelously poetic. (Amusement at no extra charge.)

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Top Ten Posts of 2013 at Tweetspeak Poetry

2 Comments 02 January 2014

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.

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Poetry at Work Day Pinups

No Comments 23 December 2013

We've added printable posters and sharp new desktop wallpapers to our growing collection of Poetry at Work Day resources. Download yours today.

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Poetry at Work: The Weight of the Poem

11 Comments 18 December 2013

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.

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Poetry at Work: Poetry and Business Life

6 Comments 04 December 2013

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.

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Poetry at Work: Television Becomes Poetry Becomes Speech

5 Comments 19 March 2013

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” […]

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Poetry at Work: How to Recognize a Poet at Work

21 Comments 12 March 2013

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 […]

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Poetry at Work Day, Done Good

4 Comments 18 January 2013

We celebrated the first Poetry at Work Day all a-Twitter with work poems. A few highlights from the day.

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Poetry at Work Day Survival Kit

13 Comments 14 January 2013

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.

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10 Great Poems About Work

7 Comments 11 January 2013

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.

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This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

2 Comments 13 December 2012

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.

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Poetry at Work: Ted Kooser, Insurance Underwriter (and Poet Laureate)

6 Comments 11 December 2012

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.

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