What do football, West Side Story, and Mary Oliver have in common? Each invites us to keep looking. Join Callie Feyen for a Perspective poetry prompt.
Try writing Song Title Poetry! All you need is a pad of sticky notes, a playlist of favorite songs, and your imagination.
How can poetry be found in uncomfortable situations? Join author Callie Feyen (and some spiders) at a high school sports banquet.
Callie Feyen begins a new series: The Hermit Crab Essay. She begins with the how-to of a switch leap and reveals something more vulnerable.
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.
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.
Join author Callie Feyen as she considers the romantic struggle that is Homecoming and offers a poetry prompt about rites of passage.
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.
Join author Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt as she considers the many ways (some mathematical) to say, “I love you.”
Join author Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt as she thinks about an idea for teaching, but chooses instead to pick hydrangeas.
Join author Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt about an unexpected emergence and what to do now with this plague and need.
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.
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.
Callie Feyen finds poetry for the crisis, both external and internal. Join her for a summer poetry prompt about what to do besides worry.
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.
Join author Callie Feyen as she explores what it means to open ourselves up in this world. Just like the peonies.
Join author Callie Feyen as she explores ways of giving and receiving with creative nonfiction as a guide.
What have you been trying to tell yourself? Callie Feyen finds patterns, threads, and whispers in an old journal and “Kristin Lavransdatter.”
What fragments of love can you find (and write about) from what’s left now? Callie Feyen uses a poem by Marjorie Maddox for inspiration.
Think the acrostic poem is too cute? Think again. Join Callie Feyen and Tania Runyan and see how risky the form can be.