When we read a bedtime story to a child, something happens in their soul. What exactly? Well, it depends on the story.
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A Story in Every Soul: Bharath Natyam Dance Step by Step
Dheepa R. Maturi shares her experience with Bharath Natyam dance and how a story by E.M. Forster stirs hope.
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 […]
Poets and Poems: Daniel Leach and “Places the Soul Goes”
In “Places the Soul Goes,” poet Daniel Leach takes us on a journey of discovery that transcends time and space.
Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me
A life of books. A life of soul. Karen Swallow Prior poignantly and humorously weaves the two, until it’s hard to tell one life from the other. Booked draws on classics like Great Expectations, delights such as Charlotte’s Web, the poetry of Hopkins and Donne, and more. This thoughtful, straight-up memoir will be pure pleasure […]
Literary Tour: Mariposa Museum & History Center
Join Dolly Lee for a piece of history around Yosemite in this Literary Tour to the Mariposa Museum and History Center in Mariposa, California.
Writer’s Workshop: The Hero’s Journey for Storytellers
A hero’s journey writing workshop you won’t forget, with leader Gloria Kempton. Kempton has worked with over 10, 000 writers to get them to the next level!
Take Your Poet to Work Day: Poet Treasure Hunt in the Library (Callie’s Story)
How did you spend Take Your Poet to Work Day? We want to know. Like this, from Callie Feyen. What a marvelous, ticklish, soul-jazz way to spend the day!
Fiction Workshop: The Art of Storytelling
A fiction workshop you won’t forget, with leader Gloria Kempton. Kempton has worked with over 10, 000 writers to get them to the next level!
A Tattoo Tells a Story: Dorothy Parker’s Elbow Book Club
The tattoo has a story, and in many ways is a story. In our discussion of Dorothy Parker’s Elbow this week, we look a the tattoos’ stories and their scars.
Karen Swallow Prior, author Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me
About Karen Swallow Prior, Author Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me Karen Swallow Prior is Professor of English at Liberty University and an award-winning teacher. She is a contributing writer for Christianity Today, where she blogs frequently at Her.meneutics. Her writing has appeared in Relevant, Think Christian, and Salvo. She is a member of […]
The Heart Aroused: Strategy and Soul
There’s an equal place in the psyche for both strategy and soul.
Poet Laura: A Tribute to Laura Barkat—and All the Other “Lauras”
One of the Poet Laura’s tasks each year is to write poems about Lauras. This month, Dheepa R. Maturi pays tribute to the special Lauras who bring light to the world.
Can a Machine Write Better Than You?—5 Best (And Worst) AI Poem Generators
Ever wanted AI to write a poem for you? Well, you’re in luck—here are 5 best AI poem generators around, featuring Hades and Persephone.
Children’s Book Club: ‘The Cat Who Saved Books’
Why save books? Because they have souls. Join our Children’s Book Club as we read Sosuke Natsukawa’s “The Cat Who Saved Books.”
The Yellow Wallpaper Charlotte Perkins Gilman (full text)
Read the classic story below, or check out our list of The Yellow Wallpaper Charlotte Perkins Gilman characters, or read the author’s own essay on Why I Wrote the Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Want something shorter? Check out the Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman Summary. Or enjoy The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte […]
“Greek Hymn” by Edgar Allan Poe
< Return to Edgar Allan Poe Poems Greek Hymn Wreathed in myrtle, my sword I’ll conceal, Like those champions devoted and brave, When they plunged in the tyrant their steel, And to Athens deliverance gave. Beloved heroes! your deathless souls roam In the joy breathing isles of the blest; Where the mighty of old have […]
“The Happiest Day” by Edgar Allan Poe
< Return to Edgar Allan Poe Poems The Happiest Day The happiest day—the happiest hour My seared and blighted heart hath known, The highest hope of pride and power, I feel hath flown. Of power! said I? Yes! such I ween But they have vanished long, alas! The visions of my youth have been— But […]
Children’s Book Club: ‘The Beatryce Prophecy’ by Kate DiCamillo
In Kate DiCamillo’s “The Beatryce Prophecy,” our hero changes her story (with the help of a goat. Join us for Children’s Book Club.
“Imitation” by Edgar Allan Poe
< Return to Edgar Allan Poe Poems Imitation A dark unfathomed tide Of interminable pride— A mystery, and a dream, Should my early life seem; I say that dream was fraught With a wild and waking thought Of beings that have been, Which my spirit hath not seen, Had I let them pass me by, […]