Observation poems lead to action. Join author Callie Feyen as she reads, writes, and acts on Dave Malone’s poem “Tornado Drill.”
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Writing a lot of poems on a single subject can surprise the writer with unexpected gifts. Find out what Megan Willome learned while writing 30+ crow poems.
Are you stuck in your writing process? Try a vision board. Callie Feyen’s incorporates bee hives and dragon claws.
Poems of identity can orient us to who we are and who we want to continue to be—even against the odds of unkind or neglectful forces.
Tap your inner songwriter with today’s poetry prompt, featuring the rondelet poem form, with author Megan Willome.
The diamante poem has a shape that illustrates the connection between opposites. Learn how to write a diamante with this fun explanation + poetry prompt!
Form poetry for children? Yes! But also for you, at any age. Writing a poem in form can wake up a sleepy idea and make it bright.
Is your story not working? Try rescuing a story through poetry! That’s what happened when a dog named Rascal met a ghazal.
Join author Callie Feyen as she pays tribute to her father-in-law, and baseball. Then prompts you to write baseball poems!
If you can dream it, you can haiku it. Join author Callie Feyen as she shares how a new job is impacting her writing life.
How do you read poetry? “It is enough to enter,” says Todd Boss. Author Callie Feyen uses Todd’s poem to give you the easy secrets to poetry reading!
Brianna is an enchanting science fiction story that re-imagines the classic Sleeping Beauty tale. Come try your hand at re-imagining a fairy tale in poetry!
A shiver-worthy story about a woman who trusts her heart to Society’s solution. The perfect beginning for an erasure poetry prompt!
Join author Callie Feyen as she wallows in the Michigan fog. That is, until her daughter changes her mind and prompts poetry.
How many ways can you look at a mistake? Join Callie Feyen and take your mistake out for a walk. And write a poem about the process.
Join Callie Feyen as she seeks directions for metaphor, accompanied by her high school daughter and the high school parking lot.
Something magical can happen when you read a challenging story and then become your own professor — with a summary and haiku.
How do communicate with a would-be writer? How do you even spell “communicate”? Callie Feyen has the answer.
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.
How can poetry be found in uncomfortable situations? Join author Callie Feyen (and some spiders) at a high school sports banquet.