Memorizing The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock took Sandra Heska King on the road not taken (or, at least less frequently taken) and to memorization of Robert Frost as well.
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Committing Prufrock: Taking a Stand Against Forgetfulness
Sandra Heska King concludes her Committing Prufrock poetry dare with the completion of memorization of The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.
Committing Prufrock: 10 Reasons to Say Yes to Memorizing Poetry
Why would someone take a dare to commit The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufock to memory? Sandra Heska King has 10 great reasons to say yes to a poetry dare.
Committing Prufrock: Poetry Memorization Tips & Memories
Sandra Heska King uses her Phone-a-Friend to crowd-source poetry memorization tips and memories as she continues her Committing Prufrock Poetry Dare.
Committing Prufrock: 6 Great Ways to Memorize a Poem
Sandra Heska King continues her poetry dare, memorizing T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.” Today, she shares her tips for memorizing a poem.
Committing Prufrock: There Will Be Time
Sandra Heska King continues her mission to Commit Prufrock, finding herself lost in the rabbit trails that can be a part of reading poems.
Poetry Dare: How to Commit Prufrock
Sandra Heska King introduces her plan to commit Prufrock (to memory) and introduces our Barista Badges so you can join the fun and celebrate your progress.
Committing Prufrock: A New Poetry Dare
Sandra Heska King gets nabbed while under cover in the poet’s protection program and agrees to commit Prufrock in the latest Poetry Dare scheme.
Top 10 Quotes from T. S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”
What better place to start reading T. S. Eliot than “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”? To break it down, we start with 10 great quotes plus the whole poem.
It’s Been a Good Year for Poetic Biographies and Anthologies
The year 2022 is shaping up as one of the best in recent memory for the publication of poetic biographies and anthologies.
Classic Biography: “Edgar Lee Masters” by Herbert Russell
In his classic biography of Edgar Lee Masters, Herbert Russell tells the story of a writer defined by one single, enormously successful work.
“Eliot After ‘The Waste Land’” by Robert Crawford
With “Eliot After ‘The Waste Land,'” British poet and writer Robert Crawford completes his monumental biography of T.S. Eliot.
By Heart: ‘From Blossoms’ Peaches Poem by Li-Young Lee
Join us and bite into the round jubilance of peaches as we learn Li-Young Lee’s poem “From Blossoms” By Heart.
“30 Poems to Memorize (Before It’s Too Late)” by David Kern
In “30 Poems to Memorize (Before It’s Too Late),” editor David Kern and 13 other contributors remind us of why we love poetry.
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.
Poetry, World War I, and Armistice Day
World War I is the war most closely associated with poetry; poetry characterized the war, and the war changed poetry unlike any war before or since.
A Poem in Every Heart, a Story in Every Soul
Why take the time to put a poem in your heart? It’s a fun and simple way to… As for us, we believe that if there were a poem in every heart (and story in every soul), the world would be a kinder and more interesting place. Need more reasons to memorize poems […]
A Poem in Every Heart: I May, I Might, I Must
We believe a heart can hold many poems. But every heart should have at least one. Join author Laura Lynn Brown, as she reveals a “can do” poem she put into her heart.
Make a Conscious Decision: It’s Random Acts of Poetry Day!
Today is Random Acts of Poetry Day. Make a conscious decision to share a little random poetry in your world today. We could all use such an act of kindness.
Spending Take Your Poet to Work Day In and Out of Pocket
We celebrated our 5th annual Take Your Poet to Work Day this week. Check out all the fun places our favorite poets hung out!