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.
Poetry, music, and cowpunchers took the stage for “A Cowboy’s Night in old Texas.” Megan Willome wore her red boots.
Songwriter Leonard Cohen is also a poet, and in “Songs and Poems, ” he mixes song lyrics with poetry, suggesting there’s little difference.
Sandra Heska King writes a new story for her life by taking up the harp … again.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
What are we reading at Tweetspeak Poetry? Catch up on the top posts from last month (or so).
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.
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.
What if you paired poetry with music? Daniel Sperry has done just that, beautifully.
Cat poetry has been around for a long time. And why not? Cats are just so intriguing!
Ghazal poetry is poetry of longing. Check out these easy instructions for How to Write a Ghazal. And smile at “Hip-Hop Ghazal, ” by Patricia Smith.
To kick off this month’s new Tattoo poetry theme, we gathered a list of the best tattoo songs we could find.
Do you have a favorite playlist you listen to while you write poetry? We’re featuring ten of our favorite themed writing playlists.