It’s hard to explain how these things happen. One minute we’re having an editorial meeting, and the next minute we’re coloring poets and gluing them to Popsicle sticks. Poets both pensive and outspoken, unassuming and bold have made their way to workplaces like offices, classrooms, construction sites, coffee shops and kitchen tables.
This year, the tradition continues with our sixth annual celebration of Take Your Poet to Work Day. We invite you to cut out a poet, pop it on a stick and delight your coworkers, wherever they are.
Get the Free Coloring Book
Find your poet in our Take Your Poet to Work Coloring Book, updated for 2018 with our new school poets and Spanish language poets.
The Full Educational Collection
Browse our full collection of educational printables with your favorite poets, ready (and safe) for work.
Take Your Poet to Work Day Poster
Share our Take Your Poet to Work Day Poster wherever you find yourself today.
Participate and Share
Post a photo of your poet at work on Twitter or Instagram. Tag us at @tspoetry and use the hashtag #poettowork, and we might feature you.
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L.L. Barkat says
Oh, what a happy crowd! (Okay, notwithstanding Yeats and Plath, who seem to be pondering the serious side of the world this morning. And Emily, well, she just looks appropriately doubtful about having to leave the house. 🙂 )
Thanks for working so hard to bring whimsy and smart fun to the world.
Terrianne Swift says
Gotta say, “Secure your poet to a stick” was my favorite line.
Sandra Heska King says
Did you play along? I didn’t have any popsicle sticks–so my poet (Miss Emily) got pinned–to a clothespin. 😉