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!
Reading teacher Callie Feyen has been curious if recklessness can be used to learn, or, perhaps more radically, if recklessness is in fact needed to learn. Watch out, then, for baseball in the library!
Laura Lynn Brown’s tea quest in Pittsburgh continues, with a stop at Arnold’s Tea House to sample Dragonwell green tea.
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.
While we are often audience to the peculiarities or bizarre habits of the relatives, an opportunity to write a limerick about them might only come once in a lifetime. Here’s your chance.
Why should National Poetry Month be oh-so-predictable? Here are 5 sparkling ways to add a little shine to April.
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).
From its boisterous beginnings, the poetic form of the limerick lends itself to all kinds of unseemly possibility. Here’s your opportunity to be just a little undignified and write an irreverent limerick. Join us!
Each month, we slip a few poetic thank you notes to unlikely recipients: potatoes, evergreens, candles, ice. Looking over the past few months, here are just a few of our favorite thank you notes. Thank you for writing them! Or snapping a thankful picture.
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.
When you’re in need of a good, hearty laugh, look no further than the limerick. With its catchy meter and rhyme, the limerick is fun to read and easy to memorize. Join us and write some laughable limericks!
In this Life Notes edition, a child takes one writer’s morning in an unexpected direction—as children are wont to do.
Have you ever wished that whimsy and fun—that play itself—could be the beginning of serious work? Enrich your writing through play—in this special workshop with authors Laura Boggess and Laura Lynn Brown.
Callie Feyen invites readers to consider not just what is in a picture, but what’s not in the picture, when finding the story to tell.
Can being distracted make you a better writer? Charity Singleton Craig explores the ways we can use our distractions to fuel creativity and even improve our writing.
Our ghosts have taken a journey. Let’s not miss the opportunity to lean in and listen to (and tell) their stories. In the process, we may learn something about ourselves.
Thank You Notes is a monthly prompt that focuses on expressing our thanks to a particular person, place, or thing—in poems, paragraphs, or pictures. This month we’re crafting thank you’s to Books!