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!
Twitter Party: Slivers of Plum at Midnight
Tweetspeak Poetry’s most recent Twitter party resulted in ten poems about lemonade, lightning, bread, gears, a locomotive, and an equation — of bees.
The Horribly Tragic Deaths of Many of My Favourite Characters: Poem 3, Merlin and Arthur
In the spirit of Edward Gorey, the “Horribly Tragic Deaths” poems. This one, Merlin and Arthur.
Haiku in English: The First Hundred Years
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.
Top 10 Best Poems for Poem in Your Pocket Day
We don’t want you to be caught poem-less on Poem in Your Pocket Day. Choose one of these best 10 short poems to keep with you all day.
Eating and Drinking Poems: Rumi’s ‘Any Soul That Drank the Nectar’
In the latest Eating and Drinking Poems post, Megan D. Willome shares her Christmas tradition of eating enchiladas and drinking Topo Chico mineral water.
New Years Poems: New Year’s Observation from the Bench
The Tweetspeak team offers our best wishes for a happy, creative, and prosperous new year, and a New Years poem to start your 2014.
Christmas Poems: Apology to My Mother at Christmas
Wishing you and yours a joyous holiday, and if your Christmas calls for a small apology, perhaps a Christmas poem would do.
New York City Meetup with Tweetspeak Poetry
Tweetspeak Poetry is planning a New York City Meetup this spring! So many details to come. And arrangements to be made.
Night Poetry: Emily Dickinson’s Symbol Challenge
Can night poetry have sunshine? If you’re Emily Dickinson, you might find a way to mix dark and light by speaking symbolically.
Poets and Poems: Roger McGough’s “As Far As I Know”
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: 99 Psalms by SAID
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.
The Horribly Tragic Deaths of Many of My Favourite Characters—Poem 1, Holmes and Watson
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.
Top 10 Funny Poems
What makes for funny poems? Maybe the same things that make any writing funny. Enjoy a laugh and these ten funny poems.
Poetry Classroom: Nuthatch
It’s poetry’s fault, this feathered specificity. Birds can’t be just birds anymore.
Now Look Who’s Writing Poetry: Cats
Cats write poems about family, work, play, and existence in I Could Pee on This by Francesco Marciuliano.
Rock ‘n Roll Poetry Prompt: Rock in Place
Rock ‘n roll poetry prompt takes you back to the car, the basement, or even the closet.
Poetry Classroom: Something to Amaze
Welcome to the poetry classroom. Come discuss the effects of cataloging, sound, and subtle visuals.
Take Your Poet to Work: Rumi
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.
Poetry Classroom: Killdeer
Welcome to the poetry classroom! Come discuss “Killdeer.”