Five additional poems resulted from the Tweetspeak Poetry retreat, with “Flame and Shadow” by Sara Teasdale providing the prompts.
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In August, Tweetspeak Poetry hosted a retreat and undertook the first Tweetspeak Twitter Poetry Party without Twitter. Sara Teasdale provided the prompts.
Illustrator Sara Barkat interviews the creative forces behind a new film version of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s The Yellow Wall-Paper.
Megan Willome reviews Sara Barkat’s new graphic novel adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wall-Paper” and explores the power of *writing,* to keep the soul steady.
Sara Barkat writes about the power of handwriting, where paper and ink let a single word grow to fill a line, or fold itself up small.
In today’s A Way With Words, Sara Barkat teaches (and amuses) us with the difference between the homophones faze and phase.
In today’s A Way With Words, Sara Barkat amuses us with the difference between the homophones canon and cannon.
Stuck on a word? There is hope for your writing project with the perfect dictionary to fit your precise need. Sara Barkat has 5 word tools for poets.
SAT questions should test creativity and sense of humor. This one from Sara Barkat certainly does.
An evocative, insightful analysis of Sexton’s “Her Kind, ” from student writer Sara Barkat. Hold on to your hat!
Sara Barkat retells the story of Little Red Riding Hood in the style of a graphic novel. Can you find a poem in the images?
Author Tania Runyan played with the prompts in ‘How to Write a Form Poem’ and wrote a triolet, rondel & rondelet in 1 day. Difficult, but fun!
“How to Write a Form Poem” by Tania Runyan is a guide to 10 poetic forms. It also stands as an ode to poetry.
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. […]
full list of every character in The Yellow Wallpaper & who they are — narrator, John, Jennie, Jane, Mary, baby, brother, mother, cousins & Weir Mitchell! go here if you just want a summary of The Yellow Wallpaper Unnamed Protagonist & Narrator: Our unnamed protagonist is the narrator of the story “The Yellow Wall-Paper,” a […]
Summary of the Yellow Wallpaper In The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a woman is persuaded by her husband, John, to take the rest cure from an ambiguous nervous breakdown (possibly linked to post-partum depression). The house they go to is old, broken-down, and, our unnamed narrator and main character thinks, quite possibly haunted—at […]
To the “creative gift journal” genre comes a witty, wise, and wonderful illustrated journal based on The Yellow Wall-Paper: A Graphic Novel. Funny, surprising, thoughtful, mischievous (and sometimes melodramatic) prompts throughout.
< Return to William Blake Poems “The Chimney Sweeper” (from “Songs of Experience”) A little black thing among the snow: Crying weep, weep, in notes of woe! Where are thy father & mother? say? They are both gone up to the church to pray. Because I was happy upon the heath, And smil’d among the […]
How do you do literary analysis? You might begin by treating it as a conversation between you, the reader, and the writer’s words. After all, the story wants to be heard. Let’s start with The Yellow-Wallpaper.
Join author Megan Willome as we read a graphic novel of ‘The Yellow Wall-Paper’ using Emily Dickinson’s poem ‘Much Madness is divinest Sense–’ as our guide.