Last year, during National Poetry Month, you gave us your jeans. In poems and photos. Now we’re giving them back to you in free e-book form. Come get the collection, plus a special invitation!
Tweetspeak Poetry’s most recent Twitter party resulted in ten poems about lemonade, lightning, bread, gears, a locomotive, and an equation — of bees.
In the spirit of Edward Gorey, the “Horribly Tragic Deaths” poems. This one, Merlin and Arthur.
One of the best resources for Haiku in English, this is a helpful book. Check out the wonderful sample haiku and maybe go haiku hunting in Emily Dickinson.
Unless your pockets are very large, you probably don’t want to carry The Wasteland around for Poem in Your Pocket Day. Choose one of these short poems to copy and carry with you all day.
In the latest Eating and Drinking Poems post, Megan D. Willome shares her Christmas tradition of eating enchiladas and drinking Topo Chico mineral water.
The Tweetspeak team offers our best wishes for a happy, creative, and prosperous new year, and a New Years poem to start your 2014.
Wishing you and yours a joyous holiday, and if your Christmas calls for a small apology, perhaps a Christmas poem would do.
Tweetspeak Poetry is planning a New York City Meetup this spring! So many details to come. And arrangements to be made.
Can night poetry have sunshine? If you’re Emily Dickinson, you might find a way to mix dark and light by speaking symbolically.
A Poets and Poems review of Roger McGough’s “As Far As I Know, ” a collection of poems published last year that includes both serious and fun poems.
Poets and Poems features the German poet SAID’s new collection of poetry, 99 Psalms, which is less about worship and more about our human condition.
In the spirit of Edward Gorey, a series of illustrations and poems that chronicle the demise of favorite literary characters. Poem 1: Holmes and Watson.
What makes for funny poems? Maybe the same things that make any writing funny. Enjoy a laugh and these ten funny poems.
It’s poetry’s fault, this feathered specificity. Birds can’t be just birds anymore.
Cats write poems about family, work, play, and existence in I Could Pee on This by Francesco Marciuliano.
Rock ‘n roll poetry prompt takes you back to the car, the basement, or even the closet.
Welcome to the poetry classroom. Come discuss the effects of cataloging, sound, and subtle visuals.
Ever wish you could take your favorite poet along with you to work? You know, have Rumi help you mix the chemicals for that lab experiment you’re working on. Or serve up a poet on a stick along with the sandwiches to your lunch customers. With Take Your Poet to Work Day just around the corner, now you can.
Welcome to the poetry classroom! Come discuss “Killdeer.”