Eugene Field is perhaps the perfect poet for Take Your Poet to School Week. It was the schoolchildren of St. Louis who saved his house from demolition.
A book of essays first published in 1916 provides a window into poetry and its practitioners, as well as how poetry was taught in classrooms.
Poet and teacher Mark Yakich takes a serious and irreverent look at reading and writing poetry in “Poetry: A Survivor’s Guide.”
We have no super-secret algorithms but through a process that’s one part data, one part intuition, one part special sauce, we’ve gathered the 10 most popular posts in the Tweetspeak archives (from all time).
Welcome to this month’s poetry classroom. Up today, “Thoreau considers a stone.”
Welcome to this month’s poetry classroom. Up today, “What Lives in the Wake of Our Sleep.”
Our poetry classroom is a wonderful way to discuss and enjoy poems, with published poets and teachers. Up today: Dona Nobis Pacem.
Come discuss the Yo-Yo Ma section of “Four Sarabandes, ” in today’s poetry classroom.
Our poetry classroom features an Americana poem: “Kansas.” Discuss with the poet!
Welcome to this month’s poetry classroom, with poet and professor David Wright. Come discuss “Iowa” at Tweetspeak Poetry.
Welcome to the poetry classroom. Today we’re discussing “Violin at Sea.”
Welcome to this month’s poetry classroom. Today, dip into a poetic fugue.
It’s poetry’s fault, this feathered specificity. Birds can’t be just birds anymore.
Welcome to the poetry classroom. What is the power of looking up? Or writing down.
Welcome to the poetry classroom. Come discuss the effects of cataloging, sound, and subtle visuals.
Welcome to the poetry classroom. Today we’re discussing Anniversary Coffee. Is it a good cup? Let’s drink up and see.
Welcome to our Poetry Classroom. This week we’re discussing luxurious towels. Or are we?
Want a great poetry discussion? Start with simple breathing.