Author Callie Feyen invites us to write a poem about the soundtrack of our life and aim at universal themes. Just like on “The OC.”
Reading Generously: ‘Mildred’s Garden’—A Begin Again Story
Begin Again with a love story—”Mildred’s Garden” by Laura Boggess. Even if you don’t like romance, it’s easy to read this book generously.
A Ritual to Read to Each Other: Rumi & Mac Miller
Imagine Rumi as a rapper. Or Mac Miller as a mystic. Megan Willome explores the similarities between these two artists in our monthly column, A Ritual to Read to Each Other.
Children’s Book Club: ‘The Cricket in Times Square’
What do a country cricket and a musician from Greek mythology have in common? Join author Megan Willome for the Children’s Book Club as she reads ‘A Cricket in Times Square.’
“The Heart’s Necessities”: A Death, a Song, a Poem, and a Book
“The Heart’s Necessities” brings together the poetry and life story of Jane Tyson Clement and the music of Becca Stevens.
From Artist’s Way to Museum Art Camp
Donna Falcone joined our Artist’s Way book club on a whim—and wrote down a dream. Six years later, a beautiful, unexpected thing has occurred.
By Hand: Pure Play
By Hand is a monthly prompt focused on freeing our words by using our hands. This month, we’re exploring the idea of pure play with Megan Willome.
A Night of Cowboy Poetry — Poems, Songs, and Cowpunchers
Poetry, music, and cowpunchers took the stage for “A Cowboy’s Night in old Texas.” Megan Willome wore her red boots.
More than a Broken Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen
Songwriter Leonard Cohen is also a poet, and in “Songs and Poems, ” he mixes song lyrics with poetry, suggesting there’s little difference.
Memoir Notebook: Harp Dreams and Good Vibrations
Sandra Heska King writes a new story for her life by taking up the harp … again.
Air, Breath, Wind Playlist & Prompt
From In the Air Tonight to Just Breathe, this month’s playlist is a whirlwind assortment of classic songs and new-found favorites. Join us!
Fairy Tale & Fantasy Playlist and Prompt
Our new Fairy Tale & Fantasy Playlist and Prompt is a fantastical journey to the kingdom of make-believe. Listen along and write a storybook poem with us.
Bread, Pastries, Pies Playlist & Prompt
This month’s playlist is a mouth-watering buffet of sweet musical delights. Listen along, share a pastry poem, and think about your New Year’s diet later.
Funniest Songs Ever: Make Me Laugh Playlist & Prompt!
We’ve rounded up the funniest songs ever, to keep your holidays light (even hilarious). From rock to pop, opera to country, we’ve got the best funny songs!
Whittles & Wood: Poetry Prompt and Playlist
We’ve searched far & wide to find just the right songs for you in our latest poetry prompt & playlist. Listen along & sharpen your poetic carving skills.
Trains and Tracks: Poetry Prompt & Playlist
Musicians have not overlooked the magic and romance of the rails, and we’ve put together a collection of train songs in our new playlist to start off this month’s Trains and Tracks theme.
The Ballad: Poetry Prompt and Playlist
Our new playlist and poetry prompt pays homage to the timeless ballad. Listen along to our inspired tunes and let it bring out your inner troubadour.
Dog Songs: Poetry Prompt & Playlist
We cannot imagine a world without dogs and the joy they bring. Check out our new playlist and poetry prompt. Come sing (or howl) a few Dog Songs with us.
Tweetspeak Poetry’s Top Ten Posts from the Last Month (or so)
What are we reading at Tweetspeak Poetry? Catch up on the top posts from last month (or so).
Top Ten Songs to Send You to the Moon (Moon Songs Playlist)
The moon, with its silent glow and deep mystery, is the locus of many a love song. Give our “To the Moon” moon songs playlist a try for poetic inspiration.