Chapters 3 and 4 of The Great Gatsby are full of mystery, contradictions and linguistic switch-ups as the books themes begin to take shape.
Ready to travel into the world of form poetry? Join author Callie Feyen as she compares dreaming with writing poetry.
She never dreamed she’d be a Cacao Chemistry chocolate artist. Then a dream came true, and so did the ganache and gold leaf.
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For the Ides of March, Tania Runyan has a Julius Caesar “Opposite Day” poetry prompt.
Not all the boys on the island will admit it, but homesickness is one of the greatest challenges the Lord of the Flies characters face. Poet Tania Runyan and the boys of the island explore a “letters home” epistolary poetry prompt.
Join author Callie Feyen as she acknowledges some beastly feelings, and through the gift of small things, turns them into poetry.
Catch these top 10 best quotes from Lord of the Flies, chosen by poet Tania Runyan. You’ll be surprised by how they capture the whole book perfectly!
Buried in the rich symbolism of Lord of the Flies, Tania Runyan finds a poem for the conch.
Feeling all the feelings these days? Consider containing them (and letting them breathe) in a villanelle.
We begin our 50 States of Generosity series with a focus on New York and its state bird: the Eastern bluebird.
Tania Runyan explores the fear experienced by To Kill a Mockingbird’s Tom Robinson with a tragic rondeau poem.
What does joy that is unhoped for look like? Join author Callie Feyen as she explores the warmth of gloves and other gifts from the pandemic.
Imagine the secrets of Boo Radley, get creative & put your imagination into a poem. Read a To Kill a Mockingbird poem by Tania Runyan first, to get started!
“The Hobbit” is more than a book for children. Callie Feyen considers how to learn from Bilbo and write poems of experience.
Get your favorite steep (or brew) & join us in writing a poem based on a line from “Kissed” by David Malone: “You held my name in your coat.”
Learn a little about Great Gatsby fashion, then get creative and put your learning into a poem. Read a Gatsby poem by Tania Runyan first, to get started!
What do you do when reading (or living) a difficult story? Callie Feyen suggests you consider poetry and Shakespeare’s Fool from ‘Twelfth Night.’
This year might mean not being at home for the holidays. Join us and look for poetry in your (perhaps) altered plans with this prompt.
In this week’s Poetry Club Tea Date, enjoy a new poetry prompt started with a line from “First Fall” by Maggie Smith.