The 93 poems of Earth Song, collected by Sara Barkat, focus on the earth as an immediate, real place—avoiding abstract, theoretical poetry.
The king of August is the dandelion. Join author Megan Willome as she learns Vachel Lindsay’s poem “The Dandelion” by heart.
As evening comes, author Megan Willome looks for wisdom and loveliness in the poetry of Jane Kenyon and Sara Teasdale.
Five additional poems resulted from the Tweetspeak Poetry retreat, with “Flame and Shadow” by Sara Teasdale providing the prompts.
In August, Tweetspeak Poetry hosted a retreat and undertook the first Tweetspeak Twitter Poetry Party without Twitter. Sara Teasdale provided the prompts.
Looking for peace? Find it in this month’s By Heart column, in which we wrap up our memorization of Sara Teasdale’s “Peace” and learn some surprising memory techniques.
Sara Teasdale lived 34 of her 48 years in St. Louis; she was born and buried there, and St. Louis can claim her as one of its own poets.
Take your favorite poet with you to work for Take Your Poet to Work Day coming up July 17. This week we’re featuring Sara Teasdale.