Join author Callie Feyen has she explores summer’s finish and autumn’s beginning as her daughter prepares to start high school.
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Poetry Prompt: A Start Poem
When do you know it’s time to start? Callie Feyen writes a poem about it and invites you to write one too.
Poetry Prompt: Simple Poems for Frustrated Writers
What simple poems can you write from the stuff of your days? Callie Feyen she considers the role of simplicity for frustrated writers.
Poetry Prompt: Observation Poems
Observation poems lead to action. Join author Callie Feyen as she reads, writes, and acts on Dave Malone’s poem “Tornado Drill.”
Poetry Prompt: Baseball Poems
Join author Callie Feyen as she pays tribute to her father-in-law, and baseball. Then prompts you to write baseball poems!
Titania and Oberon: A Poem Series
Titania and Oberon Are Characters in A Midsummer Night’s Dream This little poem series brings Shakespeare’s characters into a modern setting. 1 Titania’s Garden He’s had his way— long winter, Oberon’s pinch. The air piercing time. And again. No one would think to look in the frozen dirt for anything worth tasting. But there […]
Poetry Prompt: Gratitude Poems
Join author Callie Feyen as she walks through her dark morning and writes a gratitude poem and invites you to write your own gratitude poems.
Poetry Prompt: Banquet Poems
How can poetry be found in uncomfortable situations? Join author Callie Feyen (and some spiders) at a high school sports banquet.
Poetry Prompt: Homecoming Poems
Join author Callie Feyen as she considers the romantic struggle that is Homecoming and offers a poetry prompt about rites of passage.
Poetry Prompt: Dickinson the Series & Code Poems
Join author Callie Feyen as she watches Dickinson the Series, tries to crack the code of a Dickinson poem, and invites you to write your own code poem.
Poetry Prompt: Poems on the Writing Life
Poems on the Writing Life start with life—whether real or imagined. Take a walk with author Callie Feyen and find your “writing life” poems!
Poets and Poems: Dan Rattelle and “The Commonwealth”
In the simple, spare poems of “The Commonwealth,” Dan Rattelle explores the ideas of place and community, taken in their broadest sense.
Poetry Prompt: Name Poems
What stories does your name hold, and how do they shape who you are and how you live? Join Callie Feyen for a name poems prompt.
An Ode to Poetry: “How to Write a Form Poem” by Tania Runyan
“How to Write a Form Poem” by Tania Runyan is a guide to 10 poetic forms. It also stands as an ode to poetry.
Poetry Prompt: Choose Risk Over Cuteness —The Acrostic Poem
Think the acrostic poem is too cute? Think again. Join Callie Feyen and Tania Runyan and see how risky the form can be.
National Poetry Month: How to Write a Form Poem!
Looking for a wonderful book to inspire you this National Poetry Month? Try out ‘How to Write a Form Poem: A Guided Tour of 10 Fabulous Forms.’
How to Write a Form Poem: A Guided Tour of 10 Fabulous Forms
An inspiring poetry handbook Are you looking for a poetry handbook—one that will spark your imagination and guide you in the pleasures of writing poetry with heart and soul? Explore this inspiring “workshop in a book.” No matter your level, you can make poems that express more deeply and impact more richly. Poems to keep. […]
Lord of the Flies: Poem to a Conch
Buried in the rich symbolism of Lord of the Flies, Tania Runyan finds a poem for the conch.
Poetry Prompt: Poems of Experience
“The Hobbit” is more than a book for children. Callie Feyen considers how to learn from Bilbo and write poems of experience.
Poetry Prompt: At Home Poems
This year might mean not being at home for the holidays. Join us and look for poetry in your (perhaps) altered plans with this prompt.