By Hand is a monthly prompt focused on freeing our words by using our hands. This month, we’re exploring pruning as craeft with Megan Willome as our guide.
We announce the winner of this year’s Poetry for Life Scholarship, Maria A. Esguerra.
“Oyster” by Scottish poet Michael Pedersen is a jarring, irreverent poetry collection that wallops you with unexpected tenderness.
In Greek mythology, Persephone was snatched from the world she knew and taken to the underworld to become the wife of Hades. Come tunnel your way to the underworld with us, in poetry.
Literacy specialist Callie Feyen says the best way to help children write is first to listen.
The smile is like social chocolate. Join us for this week’s book club discussion of Dacher Keltner’s Born to Be Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life.
Sandra Heska King has all the adventure—and alligators—she could ever want right in her own backyard, in the Everglades.
“Almost Entirely” by Jennifer Wallace contains 73 poems that look deeply at what makes us human, and what is within us that keeps reaching for the divine.
Love, water, bridges, time: it’s a great poetic tradition to put these elements together. Join us, explore some sample poems, and create your own bridge of love with poetry.
We celebrated Poetry at Work this week in libraries, theatres, coffee shops, and government offices. We celebrated on ships, in the street, and probably even on the moon.
How do we survive the coldest days of winter? With a blackbird! Join us as we read Tomie dePaola’s “Days of the Blackbird” with Megan Willome as our guide.
In our first Born To Be Good book club discussion, Dacher Keltner introduces the jen ratio, a means of measuring the “millisecond manifestations of human goodness.”
Today is Poetry at Work Day 2018. Most poets have day jobs, because poetry isn’t that lucrative a profession. But poetry is inherent in all work.
“Form It” is a poetry prompt that focuses on exploring our topic through form poetry. The prompt includes recommendations for each form’s best use! This time, we’re going to “form” a tunnel. 🙂
Did your New Year’s resolutions include reading more? Join Megan Willome as she recounts her December wild reads and share your December pages.
Share our 2018 Poetry at Work Day Infographic with your coworkers and get ready to celebrate on January 9. They’ll thank you come performance review time.
The 54 poems of “What Will Soon Take Place” by Tania Runyan are inspired by an unexpected source — the Book of Revelation in the Bible.
This week’s poetry prompt asks you to guide the path of travelers and become Bridges & Tunnels. Join us, animate yourself into a soaring bridge or a passage—and create poetry.