Tony Hoagland writes words he cannot find, and plays to our baser instincts to call us to greater things in search of a stolen earth.
Join author Callie Feyen as she and her young library patrons imagine up cupcakes to bake for their favorite Mother Goose and fairy tale characters.
Poems, perhaps more especially now the ones that talk about bodies, have the means to calm and they make me grateful, like Hoagland, “for the lives I / never have to live again.”
Today is Poet in a Cupcake Day, a delicious way to cap off the first week of National Poetry Month and the last day of Take Your Poet to School Week.
This National Poetry Month, we invite you to a group Poetry Dare, reading a single poet all month long and writing poems longhand or creating a collage inspired by the poems. LW Willingham leads the way, with Tony Hoagland.
Join teachers, students and librarians around the globe to kick off National Poetry Month with the fun and delight of Take Your Poet to School Week, including our favorites, Talk Like a Poet Day and Poet in a Cupcake Day!
Tired after National Poetry Month? Relax with a soft, fluffy pillow and share the joy of poetry. It’s Poem on Your Pillow Day!
You’ve got the whole month of April to celebrate National Poetry Month. We’ve got the cut ‘n color poets and top 10 teaching ideas—for you to make it the most fun and informative thirty days ever!
This National Poetry Month, we’re going to combine our 30 Days of poem-making with another organization’s effort: The Drawdown EcoChallenge. Here’s how to participate—and maybe get published.
This April, join the Tweetspeak Community in a Poetic Earth Month 30 Days, 30 Poems Challenge! With two ways to take the challenge, it’s simple and soul-enriching. Choose one, or mix it up. Then tell the community what you’re doing, and share your poem-ing along the way.
Why should National Poetry Month be oh-so-predictable? Here are 5 sparkling ways to add a little shine to April.
Join us in our National Poetry Month Dare as we memorize “The Stolen Child” by W. B. Yeats, complete with printable Faery Badges.
Join us during National Poetry Month 2017 to read The Wild Swans by Jackie Morris and write poems to the fairy tale together.
Five National Student Poets share their passion for poetry in their own hometowns and beyond through workshops, readings, and literary programs.
Besides all the free National Poetry Month gifts and inspirational invitations, we’ve got a surprise we can’t wait to share with you. The Joy of Poetry.
If poetry makes you a better writer and reader, maybe you should read more poetry. Use these three methods to increase your poetry reading.
Last year, during National Poetry Month, you gave us your jeans. In poems and photos. Now we’re giving them back to you in free e-book form. Come get the collection, plus a special invitation!
Coloring books can help reduce stress. And poetry can help reduce stress. So make National Poetry Month stress free with our new poetry coloring book.
We’ve rounded up 5 great celebration tools for National Poetry Month—from awesome free coloring pages and the makings of a poets’ parade, to surprising writing tools, plus!
Just a quick update on the “Show Us Your Poetry Jeans” e-book project and a “reveal” about how poems and photos will be included in “Casual.”