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.
Poetry and Music: A Story that Could Be True
What if you paired poetry with music? Daniel Sperry has done just that, beautifully.
Cat Poetry: The Cat’s Meow Playlist & Prompt
Cat poetry has been around for a long time. And why not? Cats are just so intriguing!
Ghazal Poetry: How to Write a Ghazal & Playlist!
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.
Best Tattoo Songs: Plus, Poetry
To kick off this month’s new Tattoo poetry theme, we gathered a list of the best tattoo songs we could find.
Ten Great Writing Playlists & Poetry Prompts
Do you have a favorite playlist you listen to while you write poetry? We’re featuring ten of our favorite themed writing playlists.
Bottles & Cans: A Playlist and Poetry Prompt
Can you put bottles and cans in your poems? Join us for our new Bottled & Canned theme, and a brand new playlist and poetry prompt.
Rock ‘n Roll Poetry Prompt: Instrumental
Rock music contains poetry, as do the instruments and voices that speak it. Jethro Tull’s “Acres Wild” shows us the way.
Tweetspeak Rocks (A Poetry Prompt)
We’re rocking this month at Tweetspeak! Come kick off this month’s “Rock and Roll” theme with a killer playlist and poetry prompt. Are you ready to rock?
Mirror, Mirror (A Poetry Prompt)
Seth Haines starts out our June Mirror, Mirror theme with a musical reflection — our June poetry prompt playlist of mirror tunes.
Puff The Magic Dragon v. The Chupacabra (A Poetry Prompt)
Start April with some poetry about dragons and creatures, and a brand new creature-themed musical playlist to get your poetry juices flowing.
Vincent • Jane Olivor (Happy Birthday Van Gogh!)
A tribute to Vincent Van Gogh, in song. Jane Olivor video. Happy Birthday, Vincent!
Pant, Pant, “Ou-ou-oum” (A Goat Song Pantoum Poetry Prompt)
One Direction and Bon Jovi are all over the new goat song craze. We kick off our March Pantoum poetry theme with a playlist for the goat pantoum.
Happy Birthday Nina Simone: Queen of Sung Poetry
We believe in the art of turning one direction into another. After all, that seems like one of the deepest possibilities of poetry.
A Valentine’s Playlist
Tweetspeak is here for you. We have the best love poems (print one off and tuck it in your pocket–it might come in handy), we have a Funny Valentine’s Playlist if you need to break the ice, and we have the sweetest list of romantic songs. All you have to do is Play.
My Funny Valentine Playlist
We want you to have a happy Valentine’s Day tomorrow, and we’re here to help with a Valentine playlist of great love songs. A Funny Valentine Playlist.
Happy Birthday Mr. Darcy: A Pride And Prejudice Birthday Playlist
A thematic playlist to help you celebrate the 200th birthday of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Snark included, no extra charge.
January Poetry Prompt: Coffee or Tea? Hallelujah, Rosie Lea!
Welcome to a new year here at Tweetspeak Poetry. With this new year comes a new series of Monday poetry prompts to help you get your week started right! If you’ve been with us for a while, you know the drill–I’ll provide a writing prompt touching on Tweetspeak’s monthly theme, and you’ll compose a poem to […]
A Holiday (Not a Haiku): A December Poetry Playlist
He knows if you’ve been bad or haiku, so be haiku for goodness sake. Seth Haines shares an inspiring holiday playlist.
November Surrealism Poetry Prompt–A Musical Playlist
This month’s theme at Tweetspeak is surrealism, and we’re composing poems that play with the theme. Seth Haines has a brand new surrealism-themed musical playlist to help us create some surrealist poetry by playing with juxtapositions and free associations.