Reading to our grandsons has taught us that the “social time” of reading is just as important as the reading itself — reading tells them they matter.
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).
Before “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings,” there were “The Children of Hurin” and “The Lay of Aotrou & Itroun” by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Two recent poetry collections, by Shelley Puhak and Jennifer Sweeney, illustrate how well poetry can convey the idea of longing.
Allison Carter explores echoes and space, calling them ghosts, while poet Maggie Smith creates fables for contemporary readers.
Our poetry prompt invites you to design an extraordinary beast of your own imagination. “O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!” Explore nonsense poetry with us.
From Cinderella to Midas, Rumpelstiltskin to Red Riding Hood, we’ve gathered up a basket full of ten great Fairy Tale Poems to skip through the woods with.
Explore the Photo Play contributions from our community. Jump into our fairy tale storybook and share your poetry magic with us!
If we look closely, fairy tale images can be found all around us. So snap an enchanting photograph or write a poem & join us for a little Photo Play magic!