“Pale Colors in a Tall Field” by Carl Phillips invites you into a dream, asking unexpected if important questions.
Poets and Poems: Damien Donnelly and “Eat the Storms”
In “Eat the Storms,” poet Damien Donnelly explores the layered meanings of color. allowing us different readings and different meanings.
Of Color, Beauty, the Alphabet, and Fun: “A is for Azure”
“A is for Azure,” written by L.L. Barkat and illustrated by Donna Falcone, is a book about color, the alphabet, and literacy. It’s also full of childlike wonder.
Photo Play 2: Golf & Greens
Green is a color of relaxation, renewal, and harmony. We can’t think of a better way to rejuvenate than with a little poetry and Photo Play 2.
Choose the Poem of the Month
Looking for the best poem? It might be a matter of the heart. Help us choose the poem of the month!
Poetry Classroom: My Daughter’s Hair
Welcome to this month’s poetry classroom with Tania Runyan. Today’s poem will leave you wanting red.
Purple Plays (An Associative Poetry Prompt)
Men have long lusted after the cherry-red Porsche, or the ruby-red lips of their lovers. The perfect little black dress is the staple of the refined lady’s closet. Children have long dreaded the color “school-bus yellow.” What objects do you most associate with colors purple and indigo? What emotional states do the colors bring to mind? Seth Haines has a new poetry prompt.
Purple Rain and Indigo Blues (A Plum-Good Poetry Prompt)
Seth Haines invites you to share your purple-themed poetry, your indigo verses, your plum-good musings with a new poetry prompt and themed playlist. Who knows, maybe we’ll feature your work in an upcoming piece at Tweetspeak!
Poetry Classroom: Sour Plums
In this final week of Poetry Classroom with Anne M. Doe Overstreet, we invite you to consider signing up for Anne’s 2013 Poetry Workshop.
From Blush to Fiery Passion
Seventeen poems were submitted for our February prompt of “red, ” and they ranged from a mere hint of blush to an all-out fiery passion of RED. (I’m still fanning myself.)
Red Whistles at the Wolf
We’ve been celebrating the color red here this month at Tweetspeak, so red has been a bit on my mind.
From eggplant to ordinary blue, vermillion to petunia pink, these color poems sizzle with hue.
Poems of the Ruby Moon
Surreal poems on work, love, and the ruby moon.