“Where the Sky Opens” by Laurie Klein shows how poems can help us navigate major life changes.
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Poems to Listen By: Moonstruck 06—Lunula
Laurie Klein’s Moonstruck series takes us to a poetic reflection on motherhood and the moon with Susan Cowger’s “Lunula.”
Poems to Listen By: Moonstruck 05—Moonchild
The latest episode of Moonstruck in Laurie Klein’s Poems to Listen by reflects on poems that speak to childhood traumas with a poem by Lucille Clifton and Reuben Jackson’s poem about Trayvon Martin.
Poems to Listen By: Moonstruck 04—Delicate
The moon is full of mystery and delicate secrets. In this episode of Poems to Listen By: Moonstruck, Laurie Klein reads L.L. Barkat’s “Delicate.”
Poems to Listen By: Heart & Soil 02—News from the Underground
In this episode of Heart & Soil, Laurie Klein’s podcast of Poems to Listen by, enjoy this reflection on News from the Underground, and how the pesky creatures beneath our feet help restore the soil.
Poems to Listen By: Sharing the Canopy 08—Poetics
Trees and tree poems are an apt reflection of the writing process. In the eighth episode of Under the Canopy, Laurie Klein shares a poem from A. R. Ammons.
Poems to Listen By: Sharing the Canopy 07—The Maples of Dachau
In the latest Poems to Listen By: Under the Canopy episode, Laurie Klein shares a poignant poem with a darker understory.
Poems to Listen By: Under the Canopy 04—Maple Grove
Can a tree seduce? Be flirtatious? Enjoy these poems in Laurie Klein’s latest Poems to Listen By podcast, and you decide.
Poems to Listen By: Under the Canopy 03—Benedictus
In her latest Under the Canopy episode, Laurie Klein reflects on the way trees remind us of eternity and mortality, with poetry from Paul Willis and Luci Shaw.
Poems to Listen By: Sharing the Canopy 01—Under the Black Oaks
In honor of the holiday season, join Laurie Klein for the first in a delightful new series, Poems to Listen By—Sharing the Canopy: 8 Ways Trees Embody Our Stories. Our holiday episode features Pablo Neruda, Chicken Little, and Stephen Dunn’s “Under the Black Oaks.”
Friendship Onstage and Off: Walking with the Wind
A sudden interruption and the whole play’s at risk—at least for actress Laurie Klein. The director remains a friend, wise and warm, as the drama unfolds.
Regional Tour: Booklover Footloose in Wonderland (Yellowstone National Park)
Laurie Klein takes us on a breathtaking regional (and literary) tour of Yellowstone National Park, complete with geysers, thermophiles and the Morning Glory Pool.
Regional Tour: Borrowed Time at the Maui Ocean Center
A trip to Maui Ocean Center’s vast aquarium offers opportunity for Laurie Klein to contemplate how a place can envelop as well as imprint itself on the soul.
Regional Tour: High Tea at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park
Take High Tea beside pristine waters and mountains ranging down-lake in receding tiers, azure to palest blue with Laurie Klein at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.
Regional Tour: Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado
Laurie Klein’s trip up the Ladder of Death through Mesa Verde National Park culminates in the poetic creation of ancient Puebloan pottery.
Every Day Poems ✨ The Poetry Club Room
Dear Every Day Poems Readers, Thank you for sharing your favorite lines with us for the poetry club! This is a way, if you aren’t with us on Instagram or Twitter, to see what has touched each other’s hearts, minds, and souls, month by month. Enjoy. ✨ P.S.: You can also join the poetry club […]
Top 10 Ideas for How to Start a Poetry Club
Exploring poetry together can make your friendships (and your life) more interesting—whether at home, school, or in the workplace. Here are 10 great ideas for how to start a poetry club and keep the goodness going.
What You Made Possible in 2021!
What you do for poetry and literacy—and what poetry and literacy do for you. It’s a partnership at Tweetspeak. And it means more kindness, generosity, and beautiful living.
Top 10 Dip into Poetry Lines
Take a little dip into poetry with us, and enjoy some favorites from our daily sharing of Every Day Poems selections on Twitter, line by single line.
Reading in the Wild: May’s Pages
Come learn the secrets of being a wild reader. Or just share your May pages. Megan Willome leads the way, with her May good reads.