Did you commit “The Stolen Child” for National Poetry Month? Even if you didn’t, this fun quiz will delight (and teach you a few things about the poem).
We wrap up our group reading of The Wild Swans by Jackie Morris, considering the patience of water and things to which we will give long years of our lives.
This month we’re reading The Wild Swans by Jackie Morris together. Join us for a conversation about wishes and curses and, of course, swans (and maybe write a poem to the fairy tale).
But what about the girl from Nantucket? Our new limerick infographic won’t tell you that, but will give you tips on how to write a limerick.
Join us in our National Poetry Month Dare as we memorize “The Stolen Child” by W. B. Yeats, complete with printable Faery Badges.
Join us during National Poetry Month 2017 to read The Wild Swans by Jackie Morris and write poems to the fairy tale together.
As we wrap up our book club discussion of Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends on It, Ian Leslie has 7 ways to stay curious.
Curiosity that finds its outlet in fiction could be the best way we have of crossing barriers and coming together in society. Our Curious book club continues.
Curiosity thrives in the sweet spot Ian Leslie calls the “curiosity zone,” right between what you already know and knowing too much. Follow along in our Curious book club.
From the drifting of free verse to the mooring of form the sea is just waiting for poetry to sail in. Enjoy ten great poems about ships, sailing, and boats.
Curiosity may have killed that one cat, but it’s likely more vital than dangerous. Our new book club explores Ian Leslie’s Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends
In our final discussion of Dark Times Filled with Light, we look at Juan Gelman’s masterful manipulation of language and the challenges of translation.
Web designer LW Lindquist has 10 great tips and tools to keep the sparkle (and security) in your WordPress website or blog.
Juan Gelman’s poems express both the power and impotence to effect change, all the while making clear poetry is not for the faint of heart.
The Poetry at Work Day celebration went on for days, from France to Finland. Here’s another round of delightful finds on Twitter and Instagram from hardworking poetic revelers.
In our first book club discussion of Juan Gelman’s Dark Times Filled with Light we consider our awakening to the world beyond our front door.
2017’s Poetry at Work Day left a few blanks to fill in, but also offered asteroid-mission limericks and a neurological rage against the dying of the light.
We announce our upcoming book club, reading together the poems of Juan Gelman’s Dark Times Filled With Light, taking to heart his encouragement to “find room in one another, humans.”