For Arbor Day, our Poet Laura reflects on the company of trees and a way of nurturing them from their infancy as backyard volunteers.
Sometimes our choices come down to nests or mountains. Learn Tess Gallagher’s poem “Choices” By Heart and see which one you choose.
We continue our 50 States of Generosity series with a focus on Washington and its state waterfall: Palouse Falls. Plus a poetry prompt!
As Spring blooms, Tweetspeak’s Poet Laura, Laura Boggess, is finding floral and poetic awakening in the garden just in time for National Poetry Month.
We continue our 50 States of Generosity series with a focus on Wyoming and its state fish: the cutthroat trout. Plus a poetry prompt!
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As we leave 2020, our Poet Laura reflects on the generosity of the earth to her inhabitants, and considers ways to give back to the earth. Earth poetry included!
The poetry collection “Fording the Stream” by British poet Jessica De Guyat is centered in the idea of place, be it Lindisfarne, Iona, or the French Midi.
Author Callie Feyen takes a dare to write nature poetry, finding inspiration from daredevil Robert Frost.
Join author Megan Willome as she learns Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s ‘Snow-flakes’ By Heart.
“Voices on the Wind” by poet Daniel Leach is a collection of classical poetry centered in a rich tradition bubbling below the surface of modern poetry.
As evening comes, author Megan Willome looks for wisdom and loveliness in the poetry of Jane Kenyon and Sara Teasdale.
We send our best wishes to you for the season and the year to come with Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s “Holidays.”
Author Megan Willome considers grace, rain, and other mysteries inherent in the poetry of Joy Harjo, the new U.S. poet laureate.
Poet Mary Oliver showed us how to employ nature to come to terms with where we come from, and to point to where we might be going.
Join author Megan Willome as she learns Wordsworth’s “I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud” By Heart and considers authorship.
Walking (especially in the dark) is author Megan Willome’s path to poetry. Her steps begin in early morning moonlight and sometimes trace past a windmill.
The 52 poems of “Ragged Anthem” by Chris Dombrowski describe the fragility and impermanence of life, in spite of an individual’s resilience.
“The Drum That Beats Within Us” by Mike Bond is a collection by a warrior poet, a warrior prepared to fight to the death with the soul of a poet.
Join us for deep reading with author Megan Willome as we discuss a poetry collection about plants for Poetic Earth Month. And share your March pages for our Reader, Come Home column.