Poetry, music, and cowpunchers took the stage for “A Cowboy’s Night in old Texas.” Megan Willome wore her red boots.
This Halloween, your black cat can be the instrument of vengeance in the Poe story, or the amber-eyed feline in the poem by Rilke. Or it can be like Kiddy.
Poets have their own sort of economy—they harvest words. Join us as we read Leo Lionni’s classic fable “Frederick” with Megan Willome as our guide.
If you’re running low on limerick ideas, then look no further than the always enchanting animal kingdom. Come write with about your pets (or the circus) with us!
Our coloring page poems series brings the fun stress relief of coloring pages and poetry together, today with William Blake’s “TheTyger.”
Is the hustle and bustle of city life for you, or do you prefer the quiet, laid-back lifestyle of the country? Join us as we glean from the perspective of the town mouse and the country mouse with poetry.
Our coloring page poems series brings the fun stress relief of coloring pages and poetry together, today with Christina Rossetti’s “Brother Bruin.”
Behold the spectacle of exotic animals from the four corners of the world. Join us under the big top for this week’s poetry prompt about circus animals.
The poems of “Terrapin and Other Poems” by Wendell Berry contain an essential and childlike innocence; the illustrations by Tom Pohrt match that innocence.
There are many wonders in a dog’s mind. Join us for this week’s poetry prompt: My Dog Day. Now’s your chance to live a dog’s life, if only for a day.
It’s not just a poetry prompt — it’s the pet door to an adventure. Journey along as we live vicariously through dog tales of excitement and suspense.
We received several heart-warming submissions for our photography prompts. Visit our family dog album, pick your favorite, and respond with a poem.
Taking good pet photographs takes practice. Our photography prompts are here to help. Bring your camera and dog along with us for a little Photo Play!
Whether its in praise of a stapler, an old t-shirt or a frog, Marjorie Maddox tells us we need the “cadence of praise.” We need the Ode.
In Poets and Poems, we look at Ted Hughes’ “Crow, ” published in 1970, representing a significant shift for the poet and a milestone in 20th century poetry.
Cats have a long history that can be plumbed and poeticized—from Egypt to China, Greece to Japan.
Ghazal poetry sometimes asks the big questions. Who am I? Why am I here? And, for that matter, why are you?
Have you ever found a bottle worth keeping? Have you ever collected a whole colorful line? Put it in poetry.
What he did for cats, Francesco Marciuliano has now done for dogs: “I Could Chew on This, and Other Poems by Dogs.”
Cats write poems about family, work, play, and existence in I Could Pee on This by Francesco Marciuliano.