Change your heart. Change your mood. Change a day that you have rued. Let’s read “Dust of Snow” then “Mother to Son” by Langston Hughes.
50 States of Generosity: Vermont
We continue our 50 States of Generosity series with a focus on Vermont and its maple syrup. Maple is even the state flavor!
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.
By Heart: ‘What Men Die For Lack Of’ + New Christina Rossetti Challenge
You’d be surprised by what men die for lack of. So, we’re going on a poem hunt to make things better. Plus, we’re learning an Abigail Carroll poem about poetry By Heart.
Committing Prufrock: The Path to Frost
Memorizing The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock took Sandra Heska King on the road not taken (or, at least less frequently taken) and to memorization of Robert Frost as well.
Mending Wall: Poetry Prompt
Looking at Robert Frost’s poem “Mending Wall,” we’re creating our own poetic take on the act of mending walls. Come write with us!
Now All Roads Lead to France: Robert Frost’s Regrettable Poem Surprise
Within the single poem “The Road Not Taken” is a whole relationship; in it, one sees the way that relationship unfolded for Edward Thomas and Robert Frost.
Coloring Page Poems: Birches by Robert Frost
Our coloring page poems series brings the fun stress relief of coloring pages and poetry together, today with Robert Frost’s “Birches.”
Robert Frost and “The Road Not Taken”
Author David Orr argues that “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost is both the best known and most misunderstood American poem.
Take Your Poet to Work: Robert Frost
We continue to get ready for the 2015 Take Your Poet to Work Day Celebration. This week we welcome Robert Frost to our collection of ready-for-work poets.
Common Core Picture Poems: Robert Frost’s “Mending Wall”
Engage with poems from the Common Core with a dose of humor, beginning with our Picture Poems. Today we consider Robert Frost’s “Mending Wall.”
Poets and Poems: Robert Frost, Wendell Berry, and the Woods
Comparing two poems – one by Robert Frost and one by Wendell Berry – allows insights into the minds of both poets we might not have otherwise.
Poets and Poems: Robert Frost and “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”
“Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” by Robert Frost helped define poetry for millions of American Baby Boomers. It is still influential today.
Down Syndrome Awareness Month: Michael’s Colors
October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Here we feature the beautiful art of Michael Wasserman and peek into his favorite poems.
Getting Published: Robert Frost
Getting published takes time. Not that this needs to be the goal for every writer, but if we are on a mission like Robert Frost, we should expect cost and passage.