Poet Susan Lewis asks how we can fully understand each other, and she does it within the frameworks of both prose poetry and the more familiar verse form.
Haiku in English: The First Hundred Years
One of the best resources for Haiku in English, this is a helpful book. Check out the wonderful sample haiku and maybe go haiku hunting in Emily Dickinson.
Launching Love, Etc.
A day spent celebrating love—to launch Love, Etc. Sharing quotes, a live reading, chocolates. What’s not to love?
Poetry Classroom: Thoreau Considers a Stone
Welcome to this month’s poetry classroom. Up today, “Thoreau considers a stone.”
New Years Poems: New Year’s Observation from the Bench
The Tweetspeak team offers our best wishes for a happy, creative, and prosperous new year, and a New Years poem to start your 2014.
Image-ine Poetry: “Bedsheet” by Lisa Hess Hesselgrave
Writing poetry from art ignites creativity and helps you become a better writer. Join Maureen Doallas in this Image-ine exercise based on “Bedsheet, ” a painting by Lisa Hess Hesselgrave.
Video Poems: The Painter by Dobby Gibson
Best video poems. “The Painter, ” by Dobby Gibson. A man finds he will create if he pays attention to life.
Poetry Video: Historical Fragment
A poetry video that will make you stop and watch. Mesmerizing, as the cards fly.
Top Ten Poems from Every Day Poems
Every weekday morning, we send a carefully-chosen poem, along with beautiful artwork, out to eagerly awaiting inboxes around the world. Here are our top recent Every Day Poems.
Poetry Classroom: Universe
Welcome to the poetry classroom. What is the power of looking up? Or writing down.
Poetry Classroom: Something to Amaze
Welcome to the poetry classroom. Come discuss the effects of cataloging, sound, and subtle visuals.
Take Your Poet to Work: Rumi
Ever wish you could take your favorite poet along with you to work? You know, have Rumi help you mix the chemicals for that lab experiment you’re working on. Or serve up a poet on a stick along with the sandwiches to your lunch customers. With Take Your Poet to Work Day just around the corner, now you can.
Take Your Poet to Work: The Haiku Masters
Our first poet collection releases for Take Your Poet to Work Day: The Haiku Masters (Matsuo Basho, Yosa Buson, Kobayashi Issa)
The Writing Life: How to Be a Famous Author
The writing life should be simpler than this, right? No, it’s not easy, and it never will be. Because we want to be famous. And that’s good, and not.
Poem: When Morning Comes
A poem of attentiveness, Russian sage, and the empty peach.