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air, breath, wind

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Photo Play 2: Air, Breath, Wind

21 Comments 16 March 2015

We invite you to explore the photographs shared by our community & write a poem inspired by what you see. Drift with the breeze & join us for Photo Play 2.

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Air, Breath, Wind

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Air, Breath, Wind Playlist & Prompt

29 Comments 02 March 2015

From In the Air Tonight to Just Breathe, this month's playlist is a whirlwind assortment of classic songs and new-found favorites. Join us!

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Imaginary & Fantastical Creatures

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Poetry Prompt: Imaginary & Fantastical Creatures

12 Comments 23 February 2015

Our poetry prompt invites you to design an extraordinary beast of your own imagination. "O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!" Explore nonsense poetry with us.

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Fairy Tale and Fantasy

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Photo Play 2: Fairy Tale and Fantasy

20 Comments 16 February 2015

Explore the Photo Play contributions from our community. Jump into our fairy tale storybook and share your poetry magic with us!

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Fairy Tale & Fantasy

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Photo Play & Prompt: Fairy Tale and Fantasy

32 Comments 09 February 2015

If we look closely, fairy tale images can be found all around us. So snap an enchanting photograph or write a poem & join us for a little Photo Play magic!

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Cookie of Good Fortune

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Poetry Prompt: Cookie of Good Fortune

51 Comments 26 January 2015

We think every cookie is full of good luck. Especially when they're chocolate chip! Join our poetry prompt & bake up your own cookie of good fortune.

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Bread, Pastries, and Pies

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Bread, Pastries, Pies Playlist & Prompt

133 Comments 05 January 2015

This month's playlist is a mouth-watering buffet of sweet musical delights. Listen along, share a pastry poem, and think about your New Year's diet later.

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Snowflake Magnifed Winter Poetry

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Winter’s Stars: Poetry Prompt

28 Comments 26 December 2014

The seasons, if you live in a region where they really assert themselves, each give us a different experience of the world. Share your favorite Winter poem in the comment box.

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Funniest Family Gatherings

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Poetry Prompt: Funniest Family Gatherings

4 Comments 22 December 2014

Celebrate those unforgettable occasions with all the characters that make up a family. Join us for Funniest Family Gatherings. Share a poem & a few laughs.

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Make Me Laugh

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Make Me Laugh: Photo Play 2

12 Comments 15 December 2014

Join us for a few giggles and smiles while you explore the Photo Play contributions from our community. Be inspired and share your poetry with us.

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Make Me Laugh

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Photo Play and Prompt: Make Me Laugh

14 Comments 08 December 2014

It's not just the sound of a laugh that makes us giggle along, sometimes it's also what we see. Join us! It's time for a little Photo Play with laughter.

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Whittles and Wood 2

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Whittles and Wood Prompt: Photo Play 2

40 Comments 17 November 2014

Join us for a walk in the woods and a little leaf-peeping. Explore the Photo Play contributions from our community & share your poetry with us.

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whittles and wood

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Whittles and Wood: Photo Play and Prompt

37 Comments 10 November 2014

The grand flourish of Autumn trees signal the final act before winter's arrival. Join us for Photo Play as we capture the dramatic stagecraft of nature.

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Wood and Whittles

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Whittles & Wood: Poetry Prompt and Playlist

34 Comments 03 November 2014

We've searched far & wide to find just the right songs for you in our latest poetry prompt & playlist. Listen along & sharpen your poetic carving skills.

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