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.
There is beauty — even in a pandemic. These days after Thanksgiving, follow a poetry prompt about the natural beauty you are grateful for.
What is a memory? A 96-year-old woman and a small boy are searching for the answer. Author Callie Feyen searches for poetry in what they find.
In this week’s Poetry Club Tea Date, enjoy a new poetry prompt started with a line from “Braiding His Hair” by Alison Luterman.
What would you do if your teacher gave you this assignment: Do something you love and then tell about it? Join author Callie Feyen as she and her daughters try to complete the task.
What happens when you take sadness and joy on a walk through a pumpkin patch? Callie Feyen leads a poetry prompt using a poem by Uncle Mose.
In this week’s Poetry Club Tea Date, enjoy a new poetry prompt started with a line from “Baby” by Madison Julius Cawein.
Wise teachers can be found in unexpected places, like gym parking lots. Join us for a poetry prompt about the people who help us find wisdom.
In this week’s Poetry Club Tea Date, enjoy a new poetry prompt started with a line from The Clock in the Square by Adrienne Rich.