Author Callie Feyen invites us to write a poem about the soundtrack of our life and aim at universal themes. Just like on “The OC.”
Poetry Prompt: Song Title Poetry
Try writing Song Title Poetry! All you need is a pad of sticky notes, a playlist of favorite songs, and your imagination.
Poetry Prompt: Gratitude Poems
Join author Callie Feyen as she walks through her dark morning and writes a gratitude poem and invites you to write your own gratitude poems.
50 States of Generosity: North Carolina
We continue our 50 States of Generosity series with a focus on North Carolina and its Christmas trees, especially the popular Fraser fir.
Poetry Prompt: Banquet Poems
How can poetry be found in uncomfortable situations? Join author Callie Feyen (and some spiders) at a high school sports banquet.
Poet Laura: Where I’m From
Meet Tweetspeak’s new Poet Laura, who is not named Laura and is not “that kind” of Karen. Karen Paul Holmes introduces herself with a Where I’m From prompt.
Poetry Prompt: It’s the Setting
What role does setting play in your poetry? Join author Callie Feyen as she explores how setting can be used to move our writing forward.
Poetry Prompt: Homecoming Poems
Join author Callie Feyen as she considers the romantic struggle that is Homecoming and offers a poetry prompt about rites of passage.
Poetry Prompt: Dickinson the Series & Code Poems
Join author Callie Feyen as she watches Dickinson the Series, tries to crack the code of a Dickinson poem, and invites you to write your own code poem.
Poetry Prompt: Poems on the Writing Life
Poems on the Writing Life start with life—whether real or imagined. Take a walk with author Callie Feyen and find your “writing life” poems!
Poetry Prompt: Love In Algebra
Join author Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt as she considers the many ways (some mathematical) to say, “I love you.”
Poetry Prompt: Writing Letters of Three
Join author Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt as she thinks about an idea for teaching, but chooses instead to pick hydrangeas.
Poetry Prompt: Of Plagues and Emergence
Join author Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt about an unexpected emergence and what to do now with this plague and need.
Poetry Prompt: Small Things—Quivering Carrot Leaves and Trampled Daisies
The big things in our lives can often be best written by focusing on small things. Join us for a poetry prompt about how to say it plainly.
Poetry Prompt: The Poetry of Ordinary Time
What magic can you find in your ordinary life, during ordinary time? Join Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt about the magic in the ordinary.
Poetry Prompt: So Many Other Better Things To Do
Callie Feyen finds poetry for the crisis, both external and internal. Join her for a summer poetry prompt about what to do besides worry.
Poetry Prompt: Name Poems
What stories does your name hold, and how do they shape who you are and how you live? Join Callie Feyen for a name poems prompt.
Poetry Prompt: Peonies on How To Open Up
Join author Callie Feyen as she explores what it means to open ourselves up in this world. Just like the peonies.
Clarisse McClellan, The Karate Kid, and (Finally) Reading Fahrenheit 451
Tania Runyan reflects on The Karate Kid and writes a letter to Clarisse McClellan from Fahrenheit 451.
Poetry Prompt: Giving and Receiving with Creative Nonfiction
Join author Callie Feyen as she explores ways of giving and receiving with creative nonfiction as a guide.