Imagine the secrets of Boo Radley, get creative & put your imagination into a poem. Read a To Kill a Mockingbird poem by Tania Runyan first, to get started!
“Litany of Flights” by Laura Reece Hogan leaves us with a sense of wonder, the same wonder we feel when we see mountains for the first time.
“The Hobbit” is more than a book for children. Callie Feyen considers how to learn from Bilbo and write poems of experience.
Author Megan Willome shares how blogging works, through seasons, and why she is currently letting the space lie fallow.
Get your favorite steep (or brew) & join us in writing a poem based on a line from “Kissed” by David Malone: “You held my name in your coat.”
Callie Feyen reflects on Henry VI and encourages Winchester to be generous enough with himself to leave when he’s in the wrong story.
A 1927 book of poetry by Edna St. Vincent Millay finds its way home to the family of the original owner.
Have you ever thought—really thought—about how money works? The wild things have something to teach us. And it starts with sugar.
Read “Katie and the Big Snow” by Virginia Lee Burton, a story of a snow plow named Katie that makes life a little easier during a crisis.
Learn a little about Great Gatsby fashion, then get creative and put your learning into a poem. Read a Gatsby poem by Tania Runyan first, to get started!
The 100 poems of “Featherdusting the Moon” by Troy Cady exhibit a sense of play, accompanied by a sense of wisdom and humility.
What do you do when reading (or living) a difficult story? Callie Feyen suggests you consider poetry and Shakespeare’s Fool from ‘Twelfth Night.’
We start our 2021 book club season with a title to help us work with the language of crisis and stories of possibility in the Reindeer Chronicles by Judith D. Schwartz.
This month our book review column becomes Reading Generously. We begin with Saeed Jones’ open-handed memoir.
As we enter the new year, Every Day Poems editor Richard Maxson considers how we have persisted in a difficult year, and how we continue, if we want it.
As we leave 2020, our Poet Laura reflects on the generosity of the earth to her inhabitants, and considers ways to give back to the earth. Earth poetry included!
After his childhood friend Geoffrey Bache Smith died in World War I, J.R.R. Tolkien self-imposed an obligation to publish Smith’s poetry.
Our fiction series continues as Carter moves deeper into the gray, with campfire pies. Join author Callie Feyen for chapter 4.
A pandemic is a perfect time to learn a poem By Heart, especially Derek Mahon’s “Everything Is Going To Be All Right.”
Annie Dillard, Madeleine L’Engle, Charity Singleton Craig and Andrew Peterson guide Rebecca D. Martin on a wander through the writing books on her shelf.