The diamante poem has a shape that illustrates the connection between opposites. Learn how to write a diamante with this fun explanation + poetry prompt!
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The clerihew is a form poem that “has rhyme and attitude.” Learn how to write a clerihew with this fun explanation + poetry prompt!
Form poetry for children? Yes! But also for you, at any age. Writing a poem in form can wake up a sleepy idea and make it bright.
Is your story not working? Try rescuing a story through poetry! That’s what happened when a dog named Rascal met a ghazal.
Join author Callie Feyen as she pays tribute to her father-in-law, and baseball. Then prompts you to write baseball poems!
Children’s poetry speaks to the child within us. Join us as we read Joyce Sidman’s “What the Heart Knows” for National Poetry Month.
“Rainbow Crow” by Megan Willome and illustrated by Hasani Browne tells crow stories in poetry for young readers.
If you can dream it, you can haiku it. Join author Callie Feyen as she shares how a new job is impacting her writing life.
How do you read poetry? “It is enough to enter,” says Todd Boss. Author Callie Feyen uses Todd’s poem to give you the easy secrets to poetry reading!
As National Poetry Month begins, Karen Paul Holmes draws upon ars poetica and the work of Ukrainian-American poet Ilya Kaminsky to face this difficult moment.
Brianna is an enchanting science fiction story that re-imagines the classic Sleeping Beauty tale. Come try your hand at re-imagining a fairy tale in poetry!
A shiver-worthy story about a woman who trusts her heart to Society’s solution. The perfect beginning for an erasure poetry prompt!
Poetry is a place of learning and exploration, from a poem’s “aha moment” to a how-to poem full of heart. Poet Laura Karen Paul Holmes shows us how.
Join author Callie Feyen as she wallows in the Michigan fog. That is, until her daughter changes her mind and prompts poetry.
How many ways can you look at a mistake? Join Callie Feyen and take your mistake out for a walk. And write a poem about the process.
This week join author Callie Feyen as she writes a Valentine poem for people who aren’t Romeo and Juliet. Yet.
Join Callie Feyen as she seeks directions for metaphor, accompanied by her high school daughter and the high school parking lot.
Karen Paul Holmes invites us to notice the small things and craft our own praise poems. Sample poems included!
Something magical can happen when you read a challenging story and then become your own professor — with a summary and haiku.