Love is there — “Somewhere or Other.” Beauty keeps hope alive. Join us and learn a love poem by Christina Rossetti By Heart.
Fictional characters Mildred and Cindy (from the novel Mildred’s Garden) continue their bed and breakfast tour, visiting the charming Beekeeper Inn, in the Swiss-American community of Helvetia, West Virginia.
Poems on the Writing Life start with life—whether real or imagined. Take a walk with author Callie Feyen and find your “writing life” poems!
Let’s get all up in our feelings with Llama LLama, off to school without his mama. Join us for an Anna Dewdney Children’s Book Club.
Join author Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt as she considers the many ways (some mathematical) to say, “I love you.”
Some books bear up under rereading generously, like Charlote Brontë’s “Jane Eyre.” Especially with sacred reading.
Join author Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt as she thinks about an idea for teaching, but chooses instead to pick hydrangeas.
You’d be surprised by what men die for lack of. So, we’re going on a poem hunt to make things better. Plus, we’re learning an Abigail Carroll poem about poetry By Heart.
Callie Feyen’s year-long “reading Shakespeare” experience takes her to King Lear, and the moment of crossing the place where mystery and empathy intersect.
A love story on multiple levels, Mildred’s Garden stirs our hearts with the hope that beauty, love, and “beginning again” can bring to any life when challenges arise.
We continue our 50 States of Generosity project with a focus on Oklahoma — land of milk and cookies. And First Americans.
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Read a fractured fairy tale about the three little pigs — from the wolf’s perspective. He was framed. (Wolf’s honor.)
As students and teachers return to the classroom after the pandemic shutdowns, Dana Kinsey offers 3 interactive theatre scenarios to help regain their footing.
Join author Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt about an unexpected emergence and what to do now with this plague and need.
Why do we read violent stories? In this month’s Reading Generously column, Megan Willome reads Cormac McCarthy and Angie Thomas.
Join Laura Boggess and Natalie Goldberg and Emma Lazarus for deep listening with a Brown Thrasher amidst the dog days of summer.
The big things in our lives can often be best written by focusing on small things. Join us for a poetry prompt about how to say it plainly.
The Tweetspeak team invites you to join us in taking a summer break with all the Take Your Poet to Work Day poets for inspirational company.
Do you want to fall in love with poetry? Memorize a poem (or thirty-six). This By Heart column shows how—with time and tea.