Ready to travel into the world of form poetry? Join author Callie Feyen as she compares dreaming with writing poetry.
Poets and Poems: River Dixon and “Lost in the Hours”
The dreams of “Lost in the Hours,” the new poetry collection by River Dixon, offer reflection and respite, focusing on what matters.
Poetry Prompt: What Does A Dream Look Like?
Dreams are shape-shifters and snitches. Join Callie Feyen and explore the many forms a dream can take shape, through poetry.
Poetry Prompt: Warming Up To A Dream
Join author Callie Feyen as she explores what the beginning of a dream looks and feels like. From the perspective of a Detroit Tigers game.
Poetry Prompt: Dream Poems
Join author Callie Feyen and walk, run, stumble, and maybe even twirl towards your dreams in our Monday poetry prompt.
Top 10 Best Night Poems
Poets have forever been writing about the night, both those things that go bump and the things that delight. Enjoy a sampling in this collection of 10 great night poems.
The Joy of Poetry Book Club: In Your Dreams
Like Kipling’s lullaby, a poem that acknowledges the terrors of the night can help disarm them. Our discussion of Megan Willome’s The Joy of Poetry continues, with a look at poetry and dreams.
Top 10 Best Pillow Poems
As Poem on Your Pillow Day approaches, we’ve rounded up 10 great Pillow Poems so you can bring the joy of poetry to someone you love.
Poetry Prompt: Dream Vacation
Pack your bags. We’re whisking you away on a dream getaway, if only in our imaginations. Write a poem about the luxurious destination you’ve dreamed of visiting. We already feel relaxed. Join us!
Poetry Prompt: Wildest Dreams
Dust off your cape or your princess cone hat and come along on an adventure with us. We’re reclaiming our childhood imagination and writing poetry about our wildest dreams.
Poetry Prompt: Dog Dreams
Watching a sleeping dog running in place makes us wonder what they’re dreaming of. Come learn a little about dog dreams. Then, write some poetry about the slumbering mind of man’s best friend.
Poetry Prompt: Daydreaming
Take a break from the daily grind and drift off with us for a while. We’re daydreaming, writing poetry, and celebrating you, too, dreamer.
Poetry Dare: Dreaming with Darwish (Part 2)
In her second Follow Your Dream Poetry Dare dispatch, Sandra Heska King considers how Darwish used poetry and beauty to resist violence and siege.
Poetry Dare: Dreaming with Darwish
In her first Follow Your Dream Poetry Dare dispatch, Sandra Heska King wonders if Darwish is writing about a person or place, a man or woman, himself or someone else.
Shakespeare & Company: This One Doesn’t Belong Photo & Poetry Prompt
Strangeness arrests. It can cause inquiry, new vision, fear, a will to act (or not act). Let’s harness the power of strangeness in this week’s prompt.
Shakespeare & Company: Dream a Little Dream Prompt
Dream a little dream with us, in this Shakespeare poetry prompt. You can deny what the poem means, if anything at all. That’s the beauty of a dream.
Reading Kubla Khan: A Mischief Café Dream
What better place to read Kubla Khan than in a dream-like woodland? What better place to discuss mischief and controlled chaos.
Poetry Classroom: Thoreau Considers a Stone
Welcome to this month’s poetry classroom. Up today, “Thoreau considers a stone.”
Spanish Lace: Playlist & Poetry Prompt
If you look closely, the intricate pattern of Spanish Lace has a story to tell. We’ve woven together a new playlist of songs—from Spanish lace to lace in general, from the group Paper Lace to some great Spanish love songs. An intoxicating variety of tunes, and a poetry prompt.
Eating and Drinking Poems: Yeats’ The Hosting of the Sidhe
Kathryn Neel’s “Eating and Drinking Poem” post pairs Yeats’ “Hosting of the Sidhe” with a wine syllabub recipe. She discusses Irish mythology, her own personal experience abroad, and the need to set aside small bowls of cream to appease the mischievous Shidhe before making syllabub.